If you miss Apple’s October 16, 2014 event, there is no need to worry because here you can get almost every thing you want to know about Apple’s event. Tim Cook Apple’s CEO said the launch of iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus is the largest event in the history of Apple.
1. Apple Pay and WatchKit SDK will be available in next month
- First new NFC-based mobile payment service Apple’s Pay will launch on Monday October 20, 2014. Apple says over 500 banks will support the service, and showed off dozens of retailers that have signed up already, promising more by the end of the year. Ofcourse there is already NFC based card from Google called Google Wallet.
- Secondly WatchKit and Watch SDK will available for developers to make for Apple watch application in next month November. But the Watch will be available in next year 2015.
2. Apple’s OS 8.1 Update will launch on Monday October, 16
Craig Federighi, senior vice president of Software Engineering at Apple, said 48 percent of users have updated to iOS 8. Now in his event Craig Federighi announced that OS 8.1 will be launch in Monday October, 16 2014 and a camera roll photo app will also the part of that update. The update will be free to download on Monday.
3. OS X Yosemite is available today
At this October media event, Apple announced the release of OS X 10.10 Yosemite later today.
Update: Yosemite has shown up on the Mac App Store for download, though some users are having trouble connecting as usual.
The world first got a glimpse of Yosemite at WWDC in June. The annual desktop OS update includes a more modern look, new cross-functionality with iOS devices and expanded search capabilities. Apple is also touting new iCloud Drive cloud storage features and a major update to its iWork productivity suite.
Apple ran a public beta for OS X 10.10 this summer, granting more than 1 million users early access to the update.
4. Apple also announced iPad Air 2 and iPad Mini 3
Apple announced new iPad Air 2 which is about 18% thinner and has a A8X chip with 3 billion transistors 47% faster than iPad Air 1 and 10-hours battery power. Phil Schiller, Apple’s senior VP of marketing, also showed off the iPad Air 2’s 8MP iSight Camera that can also take panoramas, 1080p and slo-mo videos. There is an upgraded FaceTime camera and Touch ID integration as well, along with some fun software such as Replay and Pixelmator.
iPad Air 2 is available in $499 in 16GB of memory and Silver, Space Gray and Gold, you can Pre-order now.
5. All-new iMac with Retina display and an updated Mac mini
Phil Schiller also introduce the all new iMac with Retina Display. The screen has 27-inches display with 5210 x 2880 pixels (14.7 million pixels), this can also b called with the name of ‘Retina 5K’ because it has almost 67% more pixels than Retina 4K display and also 30% less energy consumption. You can buy this with Pre-order in $2499.
6. And at last there is iMac Mini
- 1.4GHz dual-core Intel Core i5
- 4GB memory
- 500GB hard drive
- Intel HD Graphics 5000
- OS X Yosemite
This is available in $499 and you can also Pre-order today for shipment.