Apple presents Tuesday expected the iPad 5 and a new version of the iPad Mini. From 19:00 hours Dutch time the press event at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco.
is tabletdag today. The Microsoft Surface 2 has gone on sale, the Nokia Lumia tablet unveiled in 2520 and tonight presents new Apple iPads.
What can we expect? First the iPad 5. That may get the iPhone 5S as a 64-bit A7 chip. The fingerprint scanner will probably be away from the phone to the tablet. The design will according to leaked photos look more like that of the iPad Mini: thinner, lighter, but with a Retina display
The latter has the current iPad Mini yet, but that will change after tonight possible. Then the little Apple tablet finally compete with the pixel density of the Nexus 7, the major competitor in the field of 7-inch tablets.
Both tablets are probably available in new colors. Instead of a black iPad comes a dark gray and like the iPhone 5S will the Apple tablet available in gold.
In addition, Apple
possible with new iPods for Christmas and the Macbook Pro and Mac Mini might be packaged with the energy-efficient Intel Haswell chips. The Mac Pro will hopefully finally the sale and maybe get Apple TV freshening. And the latest version of OS X, 10.9 Mavericks, may be available to end users.
Follow the presentation live on Apple Z24. Apple also offers a live stream for users of Apple TV. For Mac and iOS users can be accessed via the Apple site.
20:23 pm: Cook sums up everything
Tim Cook is back on stage and lists any announcements on: OS X 10.9 Mavericks, app updates, new MacBook Pros, the Air and iPad iPad Mini with Retina display. No new iPods so. And no covers with keyboards.
And that was it, after 1 hour 24 minutes. Cook thanked the audience.
20:16 pm: iPad Mini with Retina display
Finally! A Retina display for the iPad Mini. With 2048 x 1536 pixels resolution is the same as the screen of the iPad Air. The A7 chip inside and a battery life of 10 hours. The camera is the same as in the iPad Air. The new iPad Mini is actually an iPad Air, but smaller.
$ 399 for the WiFi version. From November 1, available in the Netherlands. The old iPad Mini drops in price to $ 299.
There are also announced new Smart Covers in various colors, as well as the new “full-wrap” cases, respectively 39 and 79 dollars.
19:42 pm: iPad Air
After nearly an hour is the first time the word iPad. Tim Cook is back on stage. First, some numbers. There are more than 170 million iPads sold. More than 475 thousand apps are made specifically for iPads.
Phil Schiller comes back to announce.’s new iPads Apple put the four iPads so far behind the other. Clear how little has changed to the design. The new ipad according Schiller the greatest changes so far.
There are so many changes that the tablet has coined a new name: the iPad Air. The edge is 43 percent smaller and the iPad Air is only 7.5 mm thick, 20 percent less than the previous version. The weight:. Slightly more than 450 gram
Inside: the A7 chip, the M7-coprocessor as in the iPhone 5S. Up to eight times faster and 72 times better graphics performance, according to Schiller.
The camera remains the same: 5 megapixels, 1080p FaceTime camera. The battery life is 10 hours. Available in silver-white and gray-black space.
iPad Air replaces the previous iPad and costs $ 499 for the 16GB version. From November 1, available in the Netherlands.
The iPad 2 is the next model will remain priced at $ 399. Apple apparently can not offer an iPad with Retina display for less than $ 500.
And oh, no fingerprint scanner like the iPhone 5S.
19:42 pm: iWork
with iWork, Apple’s office software. The programs are completely re-written for the Mac and are now fully compatible with iOS, Mac and the Web. Numbers does include a completely new user interface, Keynote has new effects and animation, where the current presentation runs.
an update yet: with iWork you can now collaborate on documents, such as Google Drive though a long time. Roger and Phil Apple let Couple see how it works.
All iWork apps are free when you buy a new Mac or iOS device. The update itself is available today for free download. Look out, Microsoft!
19:42 pm: iLife
Meh, three quarter hour and still no new iPads. Eddy Cue comes on stage to announce software updates. New versions of iMovie, iPhoto and GarageBand for iOS and Mac. He demonstrates the new features. Now a live demo of the new update shown in GarageBand. iCloud now lets you start a song on iOS and open on a Mac. All updates are available free from today. iLife is also free with the purchase of a Mac or iOS.
19:32 pm: Mac Pro
Now the Mac Pro, which has been on the developer conference WWDC was announced last summer. The cylindrical design is eight times smaller than the previous model. Inside: a Xeon E5 with 12 cores, 1866MHz DDR3 ECC memory, two AMD FirePro GPUs, up to 1TB flash based memory, Thunderbolt 2, maximum 3 4K displays, incl 1 HDMI 1.4 4K TV. It is a monstrous machine, that much is clear. The price tag: 2999 dollars for the cheapest model
There is a moment considered the energy savings of the new Mac Pro and a video is shown of the development process. The Mac Pro is put together in the U.S.. More than 2,000 people in more than 20 states are working on it.
19:26 pm: Macbook Pro
Phil Schiller is on stage to announce new Macbook Pros. The 13-inch and 15-inch models with Retina display get a makeover. The energy-efficient Intel Haswell chip is built in, making the 13-inch version of the MacBook Pro lasts 9 hours on a single charge. The 13-inch version costs $ 1299, $ 200 less than the previous model. That almost never does Apple in price bags. The 15-inch version has a separate graphics processor and is 8 hours on a single charge. The price: $ 1999, even $ 200 less than the previous model. Both models are available in the U.S..
as of today
19:19 pm: iBooks and Maps
Notifications are built into Mavericks, which also features two new apps: Apple iBooks and Maps. And now it comes: Mavericks costs nothing! Where Apple in the past asked for money for an update, 10.9 Mavericks available for OS X users for free. From today. It does not matter which OS you are coming from.
19.10: Mac OS X Mavericks
Cook lists the highlights of Apple. The Mac is still unmatched by him, both in hardware and software. Craig Federighi, the rising star at Apple, took the floor to talk about the latest version of OS X.
to an hour longer browsing and 90 minutes longer video on a Macbook Air with Mavericks.
new functionality Compressed Memory hot compresses unused data. So it fits 6GB of data in memory of 4GB.
19.00: Here we go
First a video. Tim Cook on stage. We start with figures, as usual. Apple has sold 9 million in its first weekend. We knew that already, and another video.
Cook talks about iOS 7, the latest version of Apple’s mobile operating system. 64 percent of iPhones running on iOS 7. Five days after the launch iOS 7 already turned on 200 million devices.
There are now more than a million apps in the App Store and users have downloaded an app more than 60 billion times. Developers have already earned more than $ 13 billion on the App Store.
graphics performance are also improved. Mavericks can use more memory on the graphics processor as needed.
18:58 pm: Android is also
18:53 pm: Cheaper iPad
For the launch of the iPhone and iPhone 5S 5C there were many rumors about a cheaper phone from Apple. That turned out not to be so. Apple continues the BMW among smartphones. Even now there are rumors of a cheaper iPad. The iPad Mini would be potentially cheaper to struggle to cope with the Nexus 7 Google. If you ask me, that seems unlikely. Perhaps they still keep selling the old iPad Mini at a lower price tag.
18:48 pm: Market Share Apple drops
Apple has its share of the tablet market decline seen in the past twelve months. In the second quarter of 2012, Apple had more than 60 percent of the market in hands with the iPad. In April, May and June of this year, there are about 32.4 percent, according to market researcher IDC.
18:41 pm: Tim Cook is looking forward
Apple CEO Tim Cook is looking forward to today’s keynote.
18:36 pm: Hints in the invitation
Apple sent the following invitation to the press.
What can we conclude from this? Apple wants to show a lot. Things New iPads, iPods, Macbooks, etc. The colored leaves can mean that the iPads will be. Available in several colors But it can also just be a reference to the season: autumn. The Unofficial Apple Weblog went a little deeper on the call and found hidden hints. Some are far-fetched, but other indications sound credible.
What about in the past? The Verge analyzed the invitations that Apple sent in previous years. From the announcement of new iPod, the first iPhone to the launch of the iPad. Conclusion? We do not know.
18:32 pm: Alternatives to iPad
Apple broke open a new market with the first iPad in 2010. But now there are several manufacturers that have made tablets. Nrc.nl put the most popular alternatives to the iPad in a row. What do the tablets from Samsung, Microsoft, Asus and others have to offer?
18.30: Half an hour to go
About half an hour starts Apple iPad event in the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco. On the pictures you can see it’s a cloudy day.