HBO Now – Apple exclusive launch partner. All programing past, present and future. All you need is a broadband and an Apple TV, iPhone or an iPad.
Release is set for April 12th at a price of $14.99 per month.
25 million units sold to date.
Reduced price from $99.00 to $69.00
Apple Pay – 2500 banks now support Apple Pay. Tripled the number of retail locations since launch.
CarPlay – Every major car brand has now committed to support Apple CarPlay. (Even Toyota?)
Home Kit – Lots of new device support announced at the Consumer Electronics Show in January with many more expected throughout the year.
Health Kit – Benefits to medical research. Apple announced a new Research Kit software framework integrated with HealthKit to provide information to medical researchers in areas such as Parkinson’s Disease, Diabetes, Cardiovascular Disease, Asthma and Breast Cancer. As to privacy, Apple will not see your data, you decide what if any apps are installed and what information is shared. Project will be open sourced. The first five apps will be available today.
- 2 pounds – lightest mac ever
- 13.1 mm thin 24% thinner
- All metal enclosure
- Full Keyboard to the edge – All new full size keyboard 4x more stable 40% thinner. New backlight systems
- 12in Retina Display 2304×1440 pixels – Larger pixel aperture.
- Force Touch Trackpad – Taptic engine adjustable click feel, Pressure sensitive, new force click gesture.
- First fan-less MacBook
- 67% smaller motherboard
- Intel Core M – 5 wall power consumption
- 35% more battery size – all day battery life
- 803.11 c – Bluetooth 4
- 1 port for USB-C works for Power, Video output, USB, Port etc. all in one connector.
- New colors Silver, Space Gray and Gold
- Worlds most energy efficient notebook.
Time – Accurate to within 50ms of UTC.
Thousands of apps at launch.
IOS 8.2 Available for download today includes Apple watch app.
Apple Watch Sport – Aluminum
Sport Collection – Aluminum
- Silver or Space Gray
- New stronger alloy
- $349 – 38 mm
- $399 – 42 mm
Apple Watch – Steel
Watch – Stainless Steal
- $549 – $1,049* – 38 mm
- $599 – $1,099* – 42 mm
*Depending on band choice.
Apple Watch Edition – Gold
- Edition – Gold
- Priced from $10,000
- Preorders start – April 10th
- Battery Life – No word.