The most anticipated tech event of the year is just minutes away as Apple is expected to unveil its long awaited next generation of iPhone.

While the rumor mill indicates to the launch of a brand new iPhone 5, some still expect an upgraded version of the iPhone 4, but no one will know until Tim Cook starts to talk iPhone at the Let's talk iPhone event beginning at the Apple headquarters at 10 a.m. PDT (1 p.m. ET).

  • 07:00AM - Hawaii
  • 10:00AM - Pacific
  • 11:00AM - Mountain
  • 12:00PM - Central
  • 01:00PM - Eastern
  • 06:00PM - London
  • 07:00PM - Paris
  • 09:00PM - Moscow

With Steve Jobs out as CEO, Tim Cook is expected to step up and reveal big changes involving IOS and the iPhone.

The most expected and wanted features from the new phone is a new slimmer design, an ungraded 8-megapixel camera, an A5 processor, 4G compatibility, larger display, voice control, better battery and cloud technology.

This year Apple will hold its event at the Apple Town Hall, in its California headquarters on an invite-only bases. Apple has not provided an official website to live stream the event, however, they have said they will post a video on their YouTube channel.

Vertex, the online broadcast network, will produce and stream live coverage of the keynote event starting at 9:30 a.m. (12:30 p.m.), with an opening segment that will examine the projected discussion points on products and features. This live stream can be accessed at www.watchvertex.com.

Engadget has its live blog ready with a specific outline for various time zones including Hawaii, Pacific, Mountain, Central, Eastern, London, Paris, Moscow and Tokyo.

Slashgear Livecast will start at1 p.m. ET on Let's Talk iPhone Event.

Electronista and TUAW will also provide live coverage page for real-time updates starting from 1 p.m. ET (10 a.m. PDT).

Meanwhile, Web sites such as Engadget, slashgear, Electronista, TUAW and Gizmodo will also provide live blogs of the Apple event.