Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Apple October 22nd iPad Event Live Blog done!


Done, click Read more below and see the full detailed live blog now!

IMAGE UPLOADED 2:16 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 2:16 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 2:16 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 2:16 PM
BRIAN HEATER 2:16 PM
That's 2048 x 1536, the same resolution as on the Air.
IMAGE UPLOADED 2:16 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 2:16 PM
BRIAN HEATER 2:16 PM
All right, the mini is getting a Retina display (finally).
IMAGE UPLOADED 2:15 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 2:15 PM
BRIAN HEATER 2:15 PM
Now it's time for the new mini.
IMAGE UPLOADED 2:15 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 2:15 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 2:14 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 2:14 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 2:14 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 2:13 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 2:13 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 2:13 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 2:13 PM
BRIAN HEATER 2:13 PM
Now it's time for a design video. Talking about how they got the thing so freaking thin.
Tweet
IMAGE UPLOADED 2:12 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 2:12 PM
BRIAN HEATER 2:12 PM
That marks the first time that China gets the device on the first launch date.
BRIAN HEATER 2:12 PM
The Air is shipping November 1st to a slew of countries, including China.
IMAGE UPLOADED 2:12 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 2:12 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 2:12 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 2:12 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 2:12 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 2:12 PM
BRIAN HEATER 2:11 PM
The iPad2 is still avialable at $399.
BRIAN HEATER 2:11 PM
It starts at $499, replacing the last gen iPad.
BRIAN HEATER 2:11 PM
It comes in silver, white, gray and black.
BRIAN HEATER 2:11 PM
You'll be able to get up to 10 hours of battery life.
IMAGE UPLOADED 2:11 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 2:11 PM
BRIAN HEATER 2:10 PM
There's expanded LTE support with more carriers across the world. A 5MP iSight camera, a 1080p HD video came and dual mics.
IMAGE UPLOADED 2:10 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 2:10 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 2:10 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 2:10 PM
BRIAN HEATER 2:10 PM
There's a two-fold increase in rendering. Apps load up to two times as fast. There's MIMO technology inside for faster WiFi.
IMAGE UPLOADED 2:10 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 2:10 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 2:10 PM
BRIAN HEATER 2:09 PM
It's 8x faster than the first generation. Graphics are 72 times faster than gen one.
BRIAN HEATER 2:09 PM
64-bit architecture on there with more than 1 billion transistors. There's an M7 inside there, too, naturally.
IMAGE UPLOADED 2:09 PM
BRIAN HEATER 2:09 PM
There's a new A7 chip inside, fresh off the 5s.
IMAGE UPLOADED 2:09 PM
BRIAN HEATER 2:08 PM
The guy next to me just shook his old iPad in anger. Sorry dude.
IMAGE UPLOADED 2:08 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 12:NAN AM
BRIAN HEATER 2:08 PM
Making it the lightest full-size tablet, according to Phil.
IMAGE UPLOADED 2:08 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 2:08 PM
BRIAN HEATER 2:08 PM
The last gen was 1.4 pounds. This one only weighs one pound.
IMAGE UPLOADED 2:07 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 2:07 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 2:07 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 2:07 PM
BRIAN HEATER 2:07 PM
The device itself is 7.5 mm thin -- 20 percent thinner than the last generation.
BRIAN HEATER 2:07 PM
The bezel, that is.
BRIAN HEATER 2:07 PM
There's a 9.7 inch Retina display with a smaller bezel than ever -- 43 percent thinner.
IMAGE UPLOADED 2:07 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 2:07 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 2:06 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 2:06 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 2:06 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 2:06 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 2:06 PM
BRIAN HEATER 2:06 PM
And it's the iPad Air!
IMAGE UPLOADED 2:06 PM
BRIAN HEATER 2:06 PM
It's thinner, lighter and more powerful.
BRIAN HEATER 2:06 PM
Now it's time for "the biggest step yet." He's showing it to us in video form.
IMAGE UPLOADED 2:06 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 2:06 PM
BRIAN HEATER 2:05 PM
Phil's back on stage. to talk new iPads.
IMAGE UPLOADED 2:05 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 2:05 PM
BRIAN HEATER 2:05 PM
And there are shots of the new iPad and mini on the screen.
BRIAN HEATER 2:05 PM
He wants to help the customers make more stories with the iPad.
BRIAN HEATER 2:04 PM
Tim's back out now. He liked the video.
IMAGE UPLOADED 2:04 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 2:04 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 2:04 PM
BRIAN HEATER 2:04 PM
An iPad in a football huddle and on the side of a mountain. Why not?
IMAGE UPLOADED 2:04 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 2:04 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 12:NAN AM
BRIAN HEATER 2:04 PM
Oh man, iPads in the operating room. Think of the fingerprint smudges!
MAGE UPLOADED 2:03 PM
BRIAN HEATER 2:03 PM
There's an iPad in a restaurant and on a hot air balloon. And in a boat with a goat (made that last one up).
IMAGE UPLOADED 2:03 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 2:03 PM
BRIAN HEATER 2:03 PM
There are some workers using iPads on windmills, in fields and to video ice skaters, divers and underwater.
BRIAN HEATER 2:02 PM
Tim's surprised by all the ways customers are using their iPads. To celebrate, here's a short video, naturally.
IMAGE UPLOADED 2:02 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 12:NAN AM
BRIAN HEATER 2:01 PM
There are now more than 475,000 apps in the App Store custom-designed for the iPad. Not stretched-out iPhone apps.
IMAGE UPLOADED 2:01 PM
BRIAN HEATER 2:00 PM
The iPad is used up to four times more than other tablets, according to a pie chart on screen. It's also the number one in customer satisfaction and has been since they started doing those ratings.
IMAGE UPLOADED 2:00 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 2:00 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 2:00 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 2:00 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 2:00 PM
BRIAN HEATER 1:59 PM
But naturally, it went on to be one of the company's most successful products. Earlier this month, they sold the 170 millionth iPad.
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:59 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:59 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:59 PM
BRIAN HEATER 1:59 PM
He's going down some negative reviews of the first generation. People didn't think it could compete with netbooks. Walt's laughing pretty hard at that one.
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:59 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:59 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:58 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:58 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:58 PM
BRIAN HEATER 1:58 PM
All right, iPad time, folks!
BRIAN HEATER 1:58 PM
"We are turning the industry on its ear," says Tim. They're doing it because they want all customers to have access to the latest software.
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:57 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:57 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:57 PM
BRIAN HEATER 1:57 PM
Tim's back on stage. he can't wait to hear the new album. Neither can we, Tim.
BRIAN HEATER 1:57 PM
More than 20 Apple apps are being updated today, in all.
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:57 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:57 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:57 PM
BRIAN HEATER 1:56 PM
And they're available for download today!
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:56 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:56 PM
BRIAN HEATER 1:56 PM
All of these apps are available for free!
BRIAN HEATER 1:56 PM
You can collaborate with "friends who are stuck on PCs."
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:55 PM
BRIAN HEATER 1:55 PM
Roger added a nice lounge shot of Eddy for the album. And that's the end of the demo.
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:55 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 12:NAN AM
BRIAN HEATER 1:55 PM
Roger and Eddy are fighting over an edit of this concert poster on either side of the stage.
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:55 PM
BRIAN HEATER 1:54 PM
There's a share button in the tool bar that tells you who's editing the document. Very Google Drive-like collaboration on projects, courtesy of iCloud.
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:54 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:54 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:54 PM
BRIAN HEATER 1:54 PM
Collaboration is coming to iWork for iCloud.
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:54 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:53 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:53 PM
BRIAN HEATER 1:53 PM
Sharing is easier. You can share links via iCloud. Mossberg just shouted "Tweet it." Thanks, Walt.
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:53 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:53 PM
BRIAN HEATER 1:53 PM
The sidebar is really dynamic. And you can drag new photos directly onto the page.
BRIAN HEATER 1:52 PM
We're making a rock poster for Eddy in Pages. Apparently he's playing at Caffe Macs soon.
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:52 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 12:NAN AM
BRIAN HEATER 1:52 PM
Now it's time for a Keynote demo.
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:51 PM
BRIAN HEATER 1:51 PM
There's object base animation and more realistic and new transitions. There's a cool Fireworks one now.
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:51 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:51 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:51 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:51 PM
BRIAN HEATER 1:51 PM
Keynote has new effects and animations. Apple's been running this whole presentation on Keynote.
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:51 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:51 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:51 PM
BRIAN HEATER 1:50 PM
Numbers lets you create "gorgeous" spreadsheets and interactive charts.
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:50 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:50 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:50 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 12:NAN AM
BRIAN HEATER 1:50 PM
The Mac has a new format panel on the right-hand side, for changing style and font.
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:50 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:50 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:50 PM
BRIAN HEATER 1:50 PM
There's a new UI on all of the app, too.
BRIAN HEATER 1:49 PM
There's full file compatibility across devices and platforms. They're all 64-bit, too, naturally.
BRIAN HEATER 1:49 PM
Now onto iWork. Pages, Numbers and Keynote have been redesigned for iOS 7 and rewritten for the desktop.
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:49 PM
BRIAN HEATER 1:49 PM
All of these will be free with the purchase of a new Mac or iOS device. And they're all available today.
IMAGE UPLOADED 12:NAN AM
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:48 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:48 PM
BRIAN HEATER 1:48 PM
Drummer is one of hundreds of new features for iLife.
IMAGE UPLOADED 12:NAN AM
BRIAN HEATER 1:48 PM
Every new Mac comes with Garage Band. You can buy even more drummers through an in-app perchase. Now we're hearing Gavin. He sounds a bit looney. Drummers, am I right?
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:47 PM
BRIAN HEATER 1:47 PM
It's powered by session musicians, apparently.
BRIAN HEATER 1:47 PM
It gives you different drummer profiles. This one is named "Kyle." He jams with you, until you tell him to do something different. He's increasing intensity. Definitely sounds a lot better than an old drum machine. Definitely a useful feature for home recorders.
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:46 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:46 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 12:NAN AM
BRIAN HEATER 1:46 PM
There's a new feature called drummer -- sounds like an intelligent drum track.
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:46 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:46 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:46 PM
BRIAN HEATER 1:45 PM
Time for a Garage Band demo.
BRIAN HEATER 1:45 PM
The Mac version has been redesigned as well. Hard to say if these clean new designs will ultimately limit functionality.
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:45 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:45 PM
BRIAN HEATER 1:45 PM
Garage Band is getting a new design on iOS and can do 16 tracks on an iPhone or iPad.
BRIAN HEATER 1:44 PM
There's a new feature called iMovie Theater. You can watch all of your videos in a single place -- and its available across all devices and Apple TV through iCloud.
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:44 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 12:NAN AM
BRIAN HEATER 1:44 PM
You can change speed on the video and do picture in picture on iOS devices. There's a new, cleaner design on the Mac, as well.
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:43 PM
BRIAN HEATER 1:43 PM
iMovie has a bunch of new features. There's a clean new design on iOS 7.
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:43 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:43 PM
BRIAN HEATER 1:43 PM
iPhoto time. There's a clean new design on iOS. Photobooks are coming to the iPad this time out. You upload it to Apple, they print it and send it to you -- all on your iPAd.
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:43 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 12:NAN AM
BRIAN HEATER 1:42 PM
There are new versions of iMovie, iPhoto and Garage Band for Mavericks and iOS. They're all 64-bit and work with iCloud, of course.
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:42 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:42 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:42 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:42 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:42 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:41 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:41 PM
BRIAN HEATER 1:41 PM
He's starting with iLife today.
BRIAN HEATER 1:41 PM
Here's Eddy Cue to talk apps.
BRIAN HEATER 1:41 PM
And that's all of the new Mac info for today.
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:41 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:41 PM
BRIAN HEATER 1:41 PM
Lots of applause for that video, ending on the words, "Built in the US."
BRIAN HEATER 1:40 PM
Man, it really is a beautiful machine.
BRIAN HEATER 1:40 PM
All right, it looks like there are some humans involved in the building process, as well.
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:40 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:40 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:40 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:40 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:40 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:40 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:40 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:40 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:40 PM
BRIAN HEATER 1:40 PM
Lots of shiny brushed metal in this video and some pretty cool robot arms assembling the units.
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:39 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:39 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:39 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:39 PM
BRIAN HEATER 1:39 PM
And now here's a video on the creation process of the Mac Pro.
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:38 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 12:NAN AM
BRIAN HEATER 1:38 PM
It will be designed in California and assembled here in the US.
BRIAN HEATER 1:38 PM
It's really quite. It apparently puts out the same amount of sound as the Mac Mini.
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:38 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:38 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:38 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:38 PM
BRIAN HEATER 1:38 PM
It uses up to 75 percent less energy than the less generation, according to Phil.
BRIAN HEATER 1:37 PM
Just in time for a really, really expensive Christmas present.
BRIAN HEATER 1:37 PM
It'll be available in December.
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:37 PM
BRIAN HEATER 1:37 PM
Price starts at $2,999.
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:37 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:37 PM
BRIAN HEATER 1:37 PM
Lady Gaga's music producer Stuart Price like how quite it was in the studio. They're psyched about their free Mac Pros.
BRIAN HEATER 1:36 PM
Photographer Lucas Gilman got his hands on one. It's cut down his editing time exponentially.
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:36 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 12:NAN AM
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:36 PM
BRIAN HEATER 1:35 PM
Apple has put the Mac Pro in the hands of some creative types. Filmmaker Dean Devlin played around with one and loves it for real-time 4K editing.
IMAGE UPLOADED 12:NAN AM
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:35 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:35 PM
BRIAN HEATER 1:35 PM
Four USB 3 ports on this thing, six ThunderBolt 2 ports, HDMI. Lots and lots of ports on old Darth Vader.
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:34 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:34 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:34 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:34 PM
BRIAN HEATER 1:34 PM
You can plug up to three 4K displays into the thing. It also has HDMI 4.1 for HDTVs.
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:34 PM
BRIAN HEATER 1:34 PM
Storage is all flash-based at up to 1TB. It's also user-accessible, so you can get right in there. You can expand things via Thunderbolt 2.
IMAGE UPLOADED 12:NAN AM
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:33 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:33 PM
BRIAN HEATER 1:33 PM
There's AMD FirePro inside, dual 384-bit memory bues and up to 12GB of GDDR5 DRAM.
IMAGE UPLOADED 12:NAN AM
BRIAN HEATER 1:32 PM
There's 1866MHz DDR inside, as well.
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:32 PM
BRIAN HEATER 1:32 PM
Now it's time to hear more. Inside is a next-gen Intel Xeon e5 at 4, 6, 8 or 12 cores.
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:32 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:32 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:32 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:32 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:32 PM
BRIAN HEATER 1:32 PM
It was surprisingly small in person, as well.
BRIAN HEATER 1:31 PM
We saw it behind glass in June at WWDC. That cylindrical Darth Vader model.
BRIAN HEATER 1:31 PM
All right, now it's Mac Pro time.
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:31 PM
BRIAN HEATER 1:31 PM
And that's all she wrote about the MacBook.
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:31 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:31 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:31 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 12:NAN AM
BRIAN HEATER 1:30 PM
Both are environmentally friendly, says Phil.
BRIAN HEATER 1:30 PM
The 15-inch Pro ships today, as well.
BRIAN HEATER 1:30 PM
It starts at $1,999, also $200 cheaper than the last generation.
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:30 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:30 PM
BRIAN HEATER 1:29 PM
And it ships with Mavericks, of course.
BRIAN HEATER 1:29 PM
It will get up to 8 hours of battery.
BRIAN HEATER 1:29 PM
There are also models with GeForce GT discrete graphics.
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:29 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:29 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:29 PM
BRIAN HEATER 1:29 PM
The 15-inch Pro is powered by an Intel Crystalwell chip, with Iris Pro graphics.
BRIAN HEATER 1:29 PM
And it starts shipping today.
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:28 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:28 PM
BRIAN HEATER 1:28 PM
2.4GHz dual-core i5, 4GB of DRAM on that base level.
BRIAN HEATER 1:28 PM
And price? This next gen starts at $1,299, $200 cheaper than the last gen.
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:28 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:28 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:28 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:28 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:28 PM
BRIAN HEATER 1:28 PM
The flash storage is 60 percent faster with 802.11 AC Wifi as well. There's a Thunderbolt 2 port on that. And, naturally, it's running Mavericks.
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:28 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:28 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 12:NAN AM
BRIAN HEATER 1:27 PM
And he just called Batman "The Black Knight." Oomph.
BRIAN HEATER 1:27 PM
Up to nine hours of battery life on this thing, says Phil.
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:27 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 12:NAN AM
BRIAN HEATER 1:27 PM
There's a Haswell chip inside the ones, with Intel Iris graphics. Up to 90 percent faster than the last generation.
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:26 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 12:NAN AM
BRIAN HEATER 1:26 PM
The 13-inch Pro now weighs 3.46. It's thinner, too at 0.71 inch.
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:26 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:26 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 12:NAN AM
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:25 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:25 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:25 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 12:NAN AM

BRIAN HEATER 1:25 PM
The company came out with new Airs at WWDC, just down the street from here.
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:25 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:25 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:25 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:25 PM
BRIAN HEATER 1:25 PM
Now Phil's on stage to talk about the company's MacBook lineup.
BRIAN HEATER 1:24 PM
Assuming you can make it through the servers, of course.
BRIAN HEATER 1:24 PM
It's available today!
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:24 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:24 PM
BRIAN HEATER 1:24 PM
You can upgrade from Snow Leopard for free!
BRIAN HEATER 1:23 PM
That's great news for Mac users.
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:23 PM
BRIAN HEATER 1:23 PM
That's great news for Mac users.
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:23 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:23 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:23 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:23 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:23 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:23 PM
BRIAN HEATER 1:23 PM
Lots of applause for that one!
BRIAN HEATER 1:23 PM
And now the company is going to revolutionize pricing. Mavericks is free!
BRIAN HEATER 1:23 PM
The company has re-engineered the development process -- getting it out once a year, through the App Store.
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:22 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:22 PM
BRIAN HEATER 1:22 PM
Apple wants to get Mavericks into as many hands as possible, says Craig.
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:22 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:22 PM
BRIAN HEATER 1:22 PM
You can click into Maps (which he doesm naturally). It's got satellite view with Flyover, a great looking, if not particularly useful feature. The you can send that info directly to iPhone. And that's the demo. Phew.
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:21 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:21 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:21 PM
BRIAN HEATER 1:21 PM
And another notification. Craig's friend Nina wants to meet at Coit Tower. He adds the info to Calendar, which imports location info and lets him now how long it will take to get there, courtesy of Maps.
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:21 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:21 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:21 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:21 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 12:NAN AM
BRIAN HEATER 1:20 PM
Now it's shared links. There's a WSJ story about the new campus. "I, for one, look forward to working in outer space," says Craig.
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:20 PM
BRIAN HEATER 1:20 PM
Websites can send notifications. Gilt sent one for a VW Bus tent that looks pretty sweet. He's paying using all of that credit card information from Keychain -- and there's his credit card info on the screen. Lots of laughs for that one.
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:20 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:20 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:19 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:19 PM
BRIAN HEATER 1:19 PM
And Craig's wife just sent him a notification, making fun of his untucked shirt. Craig responded inline "Phil is my fashion guru." Oh snap.
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:19 PM
BRIAN HEATER 1:18 PM
You can tag things in multiple categories -- Mars and school, for example.
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:18 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:18 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:18 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:18 PM
BRIAN HEATER 1:18 PM
All of his content is filed into tags (Mars has a red tag, naturally. There's that Apple attention to detail).
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:17 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:17 PM
BRIAN HEATER 1:17 PM
He's checking out some Mars info in iBooks, which can play videos and lets you drag quotes directly from the book into Pages.
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:17 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:17 PM
BRIAN HEATER 1:17 PM
He's working on a project about Mars apparently (a new Apple Store on the red planet, maybe?)
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:16 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:16 PM
BRIAN HEATER 1:16 PM
Real quick mention of the new desktop-based Maps and iBooks here. Again, just running down some familiar features at this point. Still, it's demo time. Craig's walked over to the iMac to show the OS off.
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:16 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:16 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:16 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:16 PM
BRIAN HEATER 1:16 PM
Real quick mention of the new desktop-based Maps and iBooks here. Again, just running down some familiar features at this point. Still, it's demo time. Craig's walked over to the iMac to show the OS off.
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:16 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:16 PM
iMAGE UPLOADED 1:16 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:16 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:16 PM
BRIAN HEATER 1:15 PM
Notifications and shared links have been enhanced as well. There are tags in the finder and improvements to multiple display support. All things we've seen already.
IMAGE UPLOADED 12:NAN AM
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:15 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:15 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:15 PM
BRIAN HEATER 1:15 PM
The company also brought OpenCL to integrated graphics. They've seen up to a 2x improvement in performance thanks to these enhancements.
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:14 PM
BRIAN HEATER 1:14 PM
Mavericks is intelligent with regards to how it allocates system resources to graphics.
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:14 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:14 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:14 PM
BRIAN HEATER 1:14 PM
The company is focused on integrated graphics as well, says Craig.
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:14 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:14 PM
BRIAN HEATER 1:13 PM
The other focus one the hardware / software tip is memory. Compressed memory makes space for new allocations. You can run more apps and never slow down.
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:13 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 12:NAN AM
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:13 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:13 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:13 PM
BRIAN HEATER 1:13 PM
The 13-inch MacBook Air gets up to an hour longer web browsing if you install Mavericks, says Craig.
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:12 PM
BRIAN HEATER 1:12 PM
One of the focuses here is to "fundamentally upgrade your hardware." Meaning they're making your device faster and battery better through the software.
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:12 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 12:NAN AM
BRIAN HEATER 1:12 PM
The company is focused on core technologies, features and apps this time out.
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:12 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:12 PM
BRIAN HEATER 1:11 PM
Craig Federini is here to talk OS X now. It's Mavericks time.
BRIAN HEATER 1:11 PM
Tim's assuring us that the company is still invested in the Mac.
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:11 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:11 PM
BRIAN HEATER 1:11 PM
Lauhgter for a shot of a zigzag road map to symbolize the competition, who doesn't know what to two. Laughter for a shot at netbooks.
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:11 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:11 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:10 PM
BRIAN HEATER 1:10 PM
All right, there's a shot of Mavericks on the screen now.
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:10 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:10 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 12:NAN AM
BRIAN HEATER 1:10 PM
Tim's moving quickly this morning. Now he's onto the Mac.
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:09 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:09 PM
BRIAN HEATER 1:09 PM
Developers have earned over $13 billions -- and there's a giant check on the screen to prove it.
BRIAN HEATER 1:09 PM
There are now more than 1 million apps in the App Store that have been downloaded more than 60 billion times.
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:09 PM
BRIAN HEATER 1:09 PM
Now over 20 million users have listened to iTunes Radio, listening to over a billion songs (that last number is just in the US).
IMAGE UPLOADED 12:NAN AM
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:08 PM
BRIAN HEATER 1:08 PM
Tim's talking iTunes Radio, "a fun new way to discover new music." Apparently Justin Timberlake is a fan, as well.
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:08 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:08 PM
BRIAN HEATER 1:08 PM
200 million devices upgraded to iOS in five days. Now 64 percent of their devices are running iOS7.
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:07 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:07 PM
BRIAN HEATER 1:07 PM
Both phones shipped with iOS 7. The reviews have been tremendous, according to Tim. Yeah, pretty neat. Hopefully my iPhone battery will hold up.
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:07 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:06 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:06 PM
BRIAN HEATER 1:06 PM
All right, Tim's back to talk about video.
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:06 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 12:NAN AM
BRIAN HEATER 1:06 PM
iPhones and cool glasses, bringing people together, across the world.
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:06 PM
BRIAN HEATER 1:06 PM
Lots of happy people in trendy glasses trying out their brand-new phones. "This is Life in Color," says the song.
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:06 PM
BRIAN HEATER 1:05 PM
Or all of them, rather. We're in Shanghai, London and New York. Lots of happy geniuses dispersing boxes -- and a heck of a lot of cheering and high fives. You just bought a phone, bro!
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:05 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:05 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 12:NAN AM
BRIAN HEATER 1:04 PM
Now here's a brief video from one of the company's retail stores.
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:04 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 12:NAN AM
BRIAN HEATER 1:04 PM
They sold 9 million by the end of the weekend, making it the biggest iPhone launch, ever [Applause].
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:04 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:04 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:04 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:04 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:04 PM
BRIAN HEATER 1:03 PM
He's running over the press reaction to the 5s and 5c. The press loves em, says Tim.
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:03 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:03 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:03 PM
BRIAN HEATER 1:03 PM
But before we dive in, it's time for iPhone updates.
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:03 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:03 PM
BRIAN HEATER 1:03 PM
It reflects how Apple makes the best products in the world.
BRIAN HEATER 1:03 PM
He really loves the video. They played it at WWDC. It really gets to the heart of their values, he says.
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:02 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:02 PM
BRIAN HEATER 1:02 PM
Tim's looking chipper.
BRIAN HEATER 1:02 PM
All right, here's the man of the hour, Mr. Cook.
BRIAN HEATER 1:02 PM
Very cryptic so far, but the music is typically soothing.
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:02 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:02 PM
BRIAN HEATER 1:02 PM
This ones all about design and "crafting around [ones] intentions."
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:01 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:01 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:01 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:01 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:01 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:01 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 12:NAN AM
BRIAN HEATER 1:01 PM
We're starting things off with a video asking how anyone can make anything perfect. How Apple? How?!
BRIAN HEATER 1:00 PM
All right, it's go time!
BRIAN HEATER 1:00 PM
I can't say I'm enjoying the music as much this time out. I expect more from a company with Sleigh Bells in its ads.
IMAGE UPLOADED 1:00 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 12:59 PM
BRIAN HEATER 12:59 PM
Is that Mr. Mossberg I spy, filing on a tablet?
IMAGE UPLOADED 12:59 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 12:58 PM
IMAGE UPLOADED 12:NAN AM
BRIAN HEATER 12:57 PM
Man, this place is humming with exciting. Gonna be a packed show, I think.
IMAGE UPLOADED 12:57 PM
BRIAN HEATER 12:56 PM
All right, just got the "event will be beginning shortly" warning. Last chance for a bathroom break!
BRIAN HEATER 12:55 PM
@thethem81 wants to know if there are any hints. Nothing yet. Just a couple of iMacs on stage, for display purposes, I suspect.
IMAGE UPLOADED 12:54 PM
BRIAN HEATER 12:54 PM
So has the fog. It's morning in San Francisco, after all.
BRIAN HEATER 12:53 PM
Dude next to me appears to be photoblogging on an iPad mini. The future has arrived!
IMAGE UPLOADED 12:53 PM
BRIAN HEATER 12:53 PM
Questions? Predictions? Send me a tweet @bheater!
IMAGE UPLOADED 12:52 PM
BRIAN HEATER 12:52 PM
Thanks all for joining us. I'm here with Brad Molen at my side, doing the photo thing.
BRIAN HEATER 12:51 PM
And we're in, with a few minutes to spare!
IMAGE UPLOADED 12:51 PM
ZACH HONIG 12:50 PM
We'll be quiet here for just a few minutes as we get set up inside. See you just before 1PM ET!
ZACH HONIG 12:49 PM
Apple's livestream page is now up and running.
IMAGE UPLOADED 12:NAN AM
ZACH HONIG 12:45 PM
Really? How big, Ferdinand? ‏@FAhorner: "Hoping for a bigger iPad. Would be cool, better than my 15" MacBook #engadgetlive"
ZACH HONIG 12:44 PM
Just got another line pic from Mr. Molen. Look at those cute little Androids trying to spoil Apple's fun.
IMAGE UPLOADED 12:44 PM
ZACH HONIG 12:43 PM
From ch.john.white down in the comments section: "I know it won't be announced today, but do you ever think Apple would launch a direct competitor for the Chromebook?"
ZACH HONIG 12:40 PM
Just 20 minutes to go. Go grab a cold soft drink then come back and settle in for 90 minutes of Apple liveblog fun.
ZACH HONIG 12:29 PM
Another pic from Brad. This process looks awfully familiar. Lots of patience required. Shoulder pads help, too.
IMAGE UPLOADED 12:28 PM
ZACH HONIG 12:28 PM
Got an Apple product prediction to share? Tweet it with #Limerain_com and it might show up right here!
ZACH HONIG 12:21 PM
Not a Twitter user? You can share your predictions on Facebook as well!
ZACH HONIG 12:20 PM
Looks like Brad's found Tim Stevens and Darren Murph, our former EIC and Managing Editor. Miss you guys!
IMAGE UPLOADED 12:19 PM
ZACH HONIG 12:16 PM
Mavericks isn't a terribly touch-friendly OS, but anything's possible. @Grammar_Hawk: "Maybe the first Touchscreen Macbook? #Engadgetlive"
ZACH HONIG 12:15 PM
It's been a while since we've seen some major new accessories... @manhattanlad: "I didn't read much into the invitation, but i'm beginning to think a high tech cover/keyboard/etc is coming today from Apple. #engadgetlive"
ZACH HONIG 12:14 PM
Rushabh Joshi wants a 4K MacBook Pro. We certainly wouldn't object, but that's a bit of a reach. ‏@ChefZoku: "been waiting for the new Macbook Pro for months.... I predict 4k display #engadgetlive"
ZACH HONIG 12:13 PM
Eric Parker might walk away a happy camper... this is the lineup we expect as well. ‏@UnknownVaria3le: "What will we see at Today's Apple event? Definitely iPad 5, Retina iPad Mini, Mavericks. But what will the one more thing be? #engadgetlive"
ZACH HONIG 12:11 PM
Would you queue up to snag a gold retina iPad mini? If such a device is launches in quantities comparable to the gold iPhone 5s, you might need to camp out for a few days to pick one up.
ZACH HONIG 12:10 PM
Our first prediction is from @abesybaby: "Go go gold ipad mini retina with finger reader! No wammies, no wammies. #engadgetlive"
ZACH HONIG 12:08 PM
Looks like Brad just snagged his media badge. Checking in is half the battle at an Apple event, so it looks like we're off to the next queue.
IMAGE UPLOADED 12:07 PM
ZACH HONIG 12:04 PM
A third line pic. All's quiet on Howard Street.
IMAGE UPLOADED 12:03 PM
ZACH HONIG 12:02 PM
And another. It's a chilly morning in SF (about 50 degrees F), so hopefully Apple will open up those doors soon!
IMAGE UPLOADED 12:01 PM
ZACH HONIG 12:00 PM
Brad just sent us this shot from the line. Looks like a healthy crowd queued up for Apple. Say hello to our friends from CNET!
IMAGE UPLOADED 12:00 PM
ZACH HONIG 11:57 AM
We have just over an hour left to go, so it's time to send us those predictions! If you're ready to spill the beans about your Apple product expectations, tweet them with the hashtag #engadgetlive. We'll post some here over the next hour.
ZACH HONIG 11:09 AM
You can follow along with our updates from outside the venue, or check back just before 1PM ET as we take our seats inside.
ZACH HONIG 11:07 AM
Brad Molen and Brian Heater, your liveblog hosts today, are queued up in front of San Francisco's Yerba Buena Center for the Arts.
We will be providing coverage of Apple's special event here using a compilation of sources to make sure that you get an uninterrupted feed.

The event begins October 22nd at 10:00am PST / 1:00pm EST and takes place at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts.

Apple is widely expected to unveil a new iPad 5 and Retina Display iPad mini 2 at the event, as well as several other updates. You can find more details in our rumor roundup.

You can now download the new Limerain App and follow Limerain on the go. Also follow Limerain on TwitterFacebook, or RSS to be notified of any updates.




*thanks iclarified and Engadget*


Send us a story or tip @ TipsForLimerain.com@gmail.com

- Posted using my iPhone 5s

No comments:

Post a Comment