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Rundown of this years Apple Event

Apple has concluded their conference event. Here is a rundown of all the information of everything that was presented today.


  • Apple reaffirms their stance on security on their device and states they will continue to protect all customer information and privacy. They also thank everyone for the overwhelming support.
  • Apple announces that over 93% of their facilities all run on renewable energy and they will continue this cause well into 100%.  This includes all their devices.


  • Apple announces CareKit. The app will be available in April. It is an expansion on the ResearchKit app, but with a health orientated focus. Their aim is to help advance the research in the health field on several fronts. The examples given were earlier detection in Autism and Parkinson’s Disease.


  • As expected from earlier rumors, Apple announced several different bands for the Apple Watch.  This includes a new Woven Nylon Band, a Space Black Milanese Loop, and new Sport band colors.
  • In addition to the bands, Apple announced they will cut the price of the Apple Watch Sport models by 100 dollars.


  • As many speculated, Apple announced the iPhone SE.  Here is a list of the features and specs that were given during the event:
      • 4-inch display protected by a 2.5D glass (similarly found in the iPhone 6 and 6s models)
      • 1334 x 750 display (same as iPhone 6 and 6s models)
      • Newest A9 chip (found in the iPhone 6s and 6s plus models)
      • Newest A9 motion co-processor and 1 GB of RAM
      • 16 or 64 GB models
      • Always on “Hey Siri”
      • 12MP iSight camera with Focus Pixels and True Tone Flash
      • Facetime HD camera (front camera)
      • Apple Pay support
      • Touch ID support
      • Wifi b/g/n/ac support
      • Bluetooth 4.2 support
      • Wifi Calling
      • New LTE chip which supports faster loading
      • Improved battery life (claims up to 13 hours while using wifi and LTE.
      • Preorders go live on March 24th. Apple will begin shipping directly March 30th and will be in stores March 31st. 16 GB model will cost $399 while 32 GB will cost $499.

    • New OS updates will go live today. They are the following:
      • iOS 9.3
      • WatchOS 2.2
      • tvOS 9.2
      • OS X 10.11.4


    • Apple officially announced the new model of the iPad Pro. Here is a list of the features and specs given during the event:
      • 9.7-inch display with a 1.8% reflectivity screen (lowest on any tablet ever)
      • 25% brighter and 25% more color saturation than the Air 2
      • “True Tone” Display (measures the color temperature of ambient light with a two four-four channel ambient sensor and automatically adjusts the display to match it)
      • four speakers
      • Apple A9X processor
      • M9 coprocessor
      • Always on “Hey Siri”
      • Smart cover supported (getting its own cover)
      • Palm rejection software
      • Apple Pencil compatible
      • 12-megapixel camera with true tone flash
      • A new image signal processor
      • 5MP Facetime HD camera
      • Retina Flash features
      • Comes in 4 colors:
        • Gold, Silver, Space Gray, and Rose Gold
      • Comes in 3 storage models at 3 different price points:
        • 32 GB for $599 , 128 GB for $749, 256 GB for $899
      • Preorders begin March 24th, shipping directly from Apple on March 30th, and in stores March 31st

    This was a quick rundown of the event today. What are you looking forward to? Share your thoughts below in the comments.

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