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Apple's iPad media event: iPad Air (1 lb), retina iPad mini ($399), rMBP ($1299)


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Live coverage starts at 10:00 AM PST:

1. THE VERGE - LINK
2. CNET - LINK
3. GIZMODO - LINK
4. MASHABLE - LINK
5. Live video streaming via Apple - LINK



Everything you need to know about Apple's fall event in 5 minutes


1. Apple announces the iPad Air, its thinnest and lightest full-size iPad yet - only 1 lb



Tim Cook: "Now, our competition is different: they're confused. They chased after netbooks. Now they're trying to make PCs into tablets and tablets into PCs. Who knows what they'll do next?"

2. iPad mini with Retina display and 64-bit processor coming in November for $399 (Really, Apple?))



3. OS X Mavericks will be available today as a free download (works on Macs 2007 and later)



4. Apple's powerful, cylindrical new Mac Pro will cost $2,999 this December



5. Apple refreshes MacBook Pro lineup: thinner, lighter, faster, and cheaper with better battery life



6. NO NEW IPODS

7. NO APPLE TV OR iWATCH



Other related news:

a. Will Phil Schiller Tuck In His Shirt at the event tomorrow? - NOPE.

You can place your bets starting at 9:00 am.

Untucked: June 2012, September 2012, June 2013, September 2013
Tucked: June 2011, October 2011, January 2012, March 2012, October 2012



b. Could this be the next iWatch running iOS 7? Will we see a preview tomorrow? - NOPE




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BACONisMEATcandy
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Mac pro





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Will Apple just take over the world already.





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b. Could this be the next iWatch running iOS 7? Will we see a preview tomorrow?


My wrist doesn't turn that way.






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LSU Fan SLU Grad
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They're going to announce that they're going down the shitter without Jobs there to captain the ship.





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What to expect

A tsunami wave of Droidfanboi butthurt






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My wrist doesn't turn that way.






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GaryMyMan
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I think I may finally upgrade my iPad 2 to a mini. I thought the mini was f'ing stupid until I bought my gf one to replace her kindle - it's a much better size for travel than the original. With updated specs and LTE it's a no-brainer.


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colorchangintiger
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Will be live streamed LINK





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My wrist doesn't turn that way.


the display goes on the underneath side of your wrist.






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Tony The Tiger
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Aperture 4 please





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When in Rome
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This looks pretty neat.






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Aperture 4 please
Apple doesn't care about pro apps anymore






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Apple doesn't care about pro apps anymore


Shaddup!






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I'm curious to know what the capabilities of this will be. I hadn't heard about it.







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I'm curious to know what the capabilities of this will be. I hadn't heard about it.


Purely speculating based that image and what little I've read about it, it will probably tether to your iPhone via bluetooth and you will dictate to it via Siri rather than a keyboard. Seems like it'd be good at about 50% of what most of us use our phone for. Probably the biggest problem is Siri is far from foolproof when it comes to dictation. But I bet it will pair with the bigger screen iphones that are coming next year quite well. People always talk about phones like the Note as if they're too big to be used as a phone, this would let you keep it in your pocket unless you needed to surf the web, watch a video or play a game.






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while it is a pretty neat mock up, I doubt we'll see anything of the sort today.





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Apple doesn't care about pro apps anymore




Aperture X coming soon






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Finally getting an IPad
Please blow me away






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Guess I'll be selling my Gen 3 for a Gen 5 since ios 7 has slowed it down tremendously.


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