Apple Event reveals new iPhoto, new Xeon E5 Mac Pros, Macbook Pros, iPad Air, iPad Mini Retina, etc
The Apple event now ended. It began at 1pm New York City time and lasted for 84 minutes. You can watch the Post Game Show starting at 2:30pm New York City time, live, at Twit.tv (their weekly Mac show).
You can relive the action in many ways:
+ archive of the video stream at Apple.com
+ Mystery Science Theater style video coverage at Twit.tv (check their archives later on)
+ live-blogging at Ars Technica and The Verge and CNet Live and Engadget
+ the new MacBook Pros with Haswell and Crystalwell processors are now available for pre-order at MacMall.com. Prices range from $1294 to $2594.
+ NEWS: new iPad Mini gets Retina display (same resolution as new iPad Air) and Apple A7 processor, 5mp iSight camera, starting at $400 (16GB, Wifi), Cellular +$130. First generation iPad Mini continues for new low price of $300
+ NEWS: bizarre (but can be explained) the iPad 2 will continue for $400 but the iPad 3 and iPad 4 will not!
+ NEWS: the new iPad Air, not iPad 5! Thinner, lighter weighs 1 pound only with Apple A7 chip (as in iPhone 5S), 5mp iSight camera, 1080p video, FaceTime HD camera with larger pixels, improved backside illumination, starting at the magical price of $500 (Wifi, 16GB). Cellular +$130.
+ iPad Talk begins at 2pm NYC time
+ NEWS: the new iWork FREE with purchase of new Mac or iOS device
+ NEWS: iPhoto for Mac and iOS and iLife upgrades. Free with purchase of new device.
+ NEWS: new Macbook Pro with Intel Xeon E5 (4 to 12 cores), dual workstation GPUs (AMD FirePro), Thunderbolt 2, supports up to three 4K displays, assembled in USA, starts at $3,000 in December 2013
+ NEWS: new 15-inch MacBook Pro with Iris Pro starts at $2000
+ NEWS: new 13-inch Macbook Pro with Haswell starts at $1300
+ NEWS: OS X Mavericks is FREE! No upgrade fees even if on Lion or Snow Leopard! AVAILABLE TODAY!
+ freudian slip: Tim Cook said "Walt Mossberg, our" :)