Apple Day 2015

Jody Whitlock

A couple of things were introduced today from Apple. You know, no big deal…

Here’s what products have been announced:

  • iPhone 6s and 6s Plus – September 25
    • 3D Force-Touch interface
    • 12 MegaPixel rear camera
    • 5 MegaPixel front camera with Screen Flash
    • A9X 3rd Gen 64-bit chip
    • 2nd Gen TouchID
    • 802.11ac Wifi
    • 4K UltraHD video
    • iPhone Upgrade Program
    • Live Photo
  • iPad Pro – November
    • 12.9″ 5.6 million pixel display
    • A9X 3rd Gen 64-bit chip
    • 10 hour battery life
    • 4 speaker intuitive audio
    • 802.11ac MIMO
  • Apple Pencil
    • Can detect angle and orientation
    • Charges from iPad using Lightning Connector of iPad
  • Apple Smart Keyboard
    • Uses a dock connector
    • iOS 9 can detect between software keyboard and Smart Keyboard
  • iPad Mini 4
    • Similar featureset of iPad Pro
  • Apple TV 4th Gen – October 5
    • tvOS
    • Touchpad Gesture enabled remote
    • Multi-layer interface
    • Rock Band coming to AppleTV
  • iOS 9 – September 16
    • Exclusive product features from Microsoft and Adobe
    • Move from Android application integrated
  • Apple tvOS
    • Introduces App Store
    • Siri integration (via Remote)
    • Based on iOS
    • Can run games
    • Universal Search
    • HomeKit Hub
    • Not backwards compatible with older Apple TV hardware
  • XCode 7
    • Includes support for AppleTV OS
    • Can port existing iOS apps and games to AppleTV OS
  • WatchOS 2 – September 16
  • New iCloud Storage Prices
    • 5GB – Included
    • 50GB – $0.99/month
      • Previous 20GB plan was $0.99/month
    • 200GB – $2.99/month
      • Previous 200GB plan was $3.99/month
    • 1TB – $9.99/month
      • Previous 1TB plan was $19.99/month
  • OS X 10.11 El Capitan
  • Apple iPhone Upgrade Plan
    • Starts at $32/month includes Apple Care
    • Upgrade every 12 months