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Apple's iPhone 7 And iPad Pro Announcement: Live Blog

The birds are chirping, the flowers are blooming and the sun is finally shining again, which can only mean one thing: Apple is releasing a new iPhone.

Prior to the March 21 event, Apple rumors ran rampant across the Internet with many speculating a smaller iPhone 7, measuring in with just a 4-inch screen, and an iPad Pro, again with a slightly smaller screen, were on the way.

Beyond updates to its suite of products, Apple execs are also expected to make a few short statements on encryption before they head to court on Tuesday to face off against the FBI.

Follow along below as we live blog the Apple announcements and gather all the chatter across the web on everything iPhone, iPad, encryption and more.