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Apple Announcements – iPad Pro – iPhone 6S – Apple TV – Apple Watch

Apple this morning have made some announcements this morning :

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Available Nov

The iPad Pro will have a 12.9 inch screen with  2732 x 2048 pixels equals 5.6 million pixels

Apple are saying that the iPad Pro will be faster than 80% of portable PCs shipped in the last 12 months and with graphics tasks, it’s faster than 90%.

  • 10-hour battery life
  • 4 speaker audio system
  • 6.9mm thin

To go with your iPad Pro there will be the Smart Keyboard which is built into the cover for the iPad 

The Apple Pencil was also introduced , Apples name for a stylus 

Tech in the pencil detects position, force and tilt when writing or drawing on the screen 

The battery in the Apple Pencil is recharged via the lightning connector which you can recharges by plugging into iPad Pro.

Microsoft did a demonstration which would have been unheard of in recent years and demonstrated the use of the Apple Pencil in Microsoft office on the iPad Pro 

Adobe demonstrated several apps for the iPad Pro including Adobe Photoshop Fix and demonstrated how easy it was to change a models smile.

The iPad Pro will come in 3 finishes, silver, gold and space gray.

iPhone 6S & 6S Plus

Apple reported that iPhone grew at 3.5 times versus the rest of the industry

The same 2 sizes – iPhone 6s, 4.7″, 6s Plus, 5.5″ display.

The iPhones will come in Four finishes, silver, gold, space grey and rose gold.

New glass for the iPhone with Apple claiming that it is the strongest in the industry.

The new iPhones will have a new interface – 3D Touch. which recognises force on the screen so this will open up different menus and enable new gestures depending on your level of touch on the screen.

The iPhones come with the new A9 chip. New transistor architecture. Optimized for real-world use. 70% faster than A8 in the previous models.

2nd generation Touch ID sensor, 2x as fast.

The cameras have been vastly improved to a 12mp iSight camera with more focus points so that autofocus is faster and more accurate and shows 50% more pixels to give a tremendous improvement in details on your photos.

The iPhones as well as shooting HD video, now do 4K video for incredible resolution.

The front facing camera is now 5MP facetime for better selfies and you can use the screen as a front-flash for the FaceTime camera so that selfies in low light are vastly improved.

Apple have introduced “Live photos” Records 1.5 seconds of video on each side of a photo so the photo comes to life . ( Very similar to the Harry Potter photos)

The new iPhones can be ordered Sept 12th and will be available Sept 25th.

Moving From Android To Apple

There is now an app for that on Andriod to make it easier to move to Apple 

Look for “Move To iOS” on the Google Play Store 

Apple TV

Brand new Apple TV is coming which is all about the apps with a touch remote and full Siri integration.

The new Apple Tv will also be a gaming console 

Powerful hardware, that runs a modern operating system, that provides a new user experience that’s fun and easy to use.

Siri Button on the remote where you can hold it down and ask Siri to find ‘ new childrens fims “

If you ask Siri “What did she just say?” Siri will skip back and temporarily turn on captions.

Crossy Road a  game was demonstrated by the developers who come from Australia 

iOS9 

The Operating System for Apple portable devices will be available Sept 16th

Apple Watch

More apps are coming including:

Facebook Messenger: Send text, audio messages, share location from the wrist.

iTranslate: speak into the microphone and see and hear translations in over 90 languages

AirStrip, an app for doctors , Can get live cardiac waveforms and other health data on the Apple Watch

New watch models and bands from Apple. Gold and rose gold-colored sport watches, a number of new band colors

Richard Pascoe is a technology consultant & technology commentator for the media on FIVEaa , ABC Adelaide , PowerFM , 5MU , 7AD and 7BU and has been seen on the Channel 7 news , Channel 9 News , Channel 10 news and Today Tonight . Richard gives his opinions on Microsoft , Google , Apple and deals with personal computers , smartphones and tablets.

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