from September 2015, Special Events

Sep 16, 2015 — by: Mark Reschke
Categories: Special Events

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On September 9, during Apple's San Francisco special event, Apple’s Sr. Vice President, worldwide marketing, Phil Schiller, took to the stage and introduced the iPad Pro. The latest and largest tablet of its kind from Apple delivers an incredible 12.9", 5.6 million pixel display, and weighs only 1.5 lbs. Accompanying the iPad Pro is a versatile accessory called Apple Pencil along with an optional Smart Keyboard. While the iPad Pro left the audience quite pleased, Schiller made one comment that was likely to have left Intel speechless.

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Sep 15, 2015 — by: Mark Reschke
Categories: Special Events

New_apple_tvPeople in 80 countries will get their hands on the all-new Apple TV in late October. But those customers will also be able to purchase the existing Apple TV for only $69. Apple’s 3-tier strategy eschewed in a new era of how Apple views and provides solutions for the living room, something that was previously a simplistic one-size-fits-all solution.

Apple is actually late to the game, as Amazon, Google and Roku have been providing multi-tiered solutions for quite some time. Google offers their Chromecast with simple remote, for only $35, while Amazon offers their Fire Stick and remote for $39. Amazon and Roku also offer up higher-end solutions, with voice controlled systems. Roku offers the most solutions, currently selling four different systems, starting at $49.99, with their top-end solution just reduced to $89.99.

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Sep 14, 2015 — by: E. Werner Reschke
Categories: Special Events

Tim Cook, September 2015, Special Event

Since Tim Cook has been CEO of Apple, the company has typically held four special events every year:

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Sep 8, 2015 — by: E. Werner Reschke
Categories: Special Events

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Tomorrow is September 9th, the day of the big event and we know virtually nothing. Yes, there are lots of rumors about and people who proclaim to know things, some having shown iPhone parts, but these things mean nothing until Tim Cook takes the stage. Showing off random components, and making educated guesses, claiming that as true knowledge??? Don’t be fooled.

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