The iPad Pro update comes at an important time for the device, which hasn't been refreshed since mid-2017, and is the most significant in the product's history. There's still a lot we don't know about these devices, though, and Tuesday will be the day for filling in the blanks.
The iPad Pros could finally ditch the headphone jack too, giving Apple users another reason to upgrade to AirPods. Alternatively, Apple could do away with the Air model entirely, and this new low-priced model could just be an entry-level evolution that's part of the general non-Pro MacBook line.
After launching new iPhones, Apple is all set to unveil what it has been planning with its computer and tablet segment.
Maybe you don't want a new Apple tablet, or a new Apple laptop, but there's still more for you to look forward to at the October 30 event: new desktop Macs, including (perhaps) a surprise with a brand new Mac Mini.
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Apple October 30 launch event: Apple is slated to introduce new iPads, MacBooks and more at its event in NY. We'll be liveblogging the event right here, so come back for the latest news when the event begins. The Cupertino-based tech firm is rumoured to launch new iPad Pro models at the event and we may also see an upgraded version of the MacBook Pro laptops. This will leave the iPhone as Apple's only major product to use the Lightning connector.
It nearly seems like Apple has forgotten about the iPad Mini, or is happy to let the product die as it pushes the iPad towards being a more powerful computer replacement.
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The Mac Mini has not been updated in 4 years, it's still just ancient.
Signs of new Macs came from a filing sighted by Consomac in the Eurasion Economic Union.
It is also suggested that the iPads will be more expensive than their predecessors - so north of a grand, then.
Here's a recap of what Apple is anticipated to announce in Brooklyn. AirPower, which Dickson's sources claim uses at least 21 coils to charge multiple devices, also had issues with monitoring device charge levels, and simply squeezing all that hardware and circuitry into the discreet form factor Apple teased a year ago. As usual, there'll be a live stream available on the Apple website.
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