23/10/2012 08:20 BST | Updated 23/12/2012 05:12 GMT

Apple To Live-Stream iPad Mini Launch Event

Apple will live-stream its iPad Mini launch event later on Tuesday, it has confirmed.

While the company always makes videos of its events available online eventually, it has not live-streamed them in recent years.

Instead access has been restricted to those few journalists able to make it out to California.

Not any more - the event will be streamed live via the Apple TV from 6pm UK time and also on Apple's website.

Apple TV users should log into their devices to see the new live stream button.

It is not yet known whether the event will also be streamed via

Of course if you'd just prefer to have the news in its complete form rather than watch it live, you can check back here at 6pm for all the highlights.