Apple Kicks Off iPad Pro / Mac ‘There’s More in the Making’ Event [Live Updates]

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Oct 30, 2018
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Apple has kicked off its October 30th iPad Pro / Mac ‘There’s More in the Making’ event. We have all the live updates in one place.

Get Ready to Read About the New iPad Pro / Mac Announcements First-Hand With Our Live Updates

  • Apple is kicking things off with the usual video. This one’s pretty funky, though.
  • If you haven’t seen enough Apple logos already, then you’re in luck today with this video.
  • Another video, and this one’s about New York and music.
  • “Apple loves New York.” Couldn’t have made it any more obvious than this.
  • Oh wow, the crowd is extremely hyped up!
  • Tim Cook is on stage. Woohoo!
  • Apple is kicking things off with the Mac.
  • Looks like Apple is actually quite serious about the Mac this time around.
  • Apple: We are adding millions of customers every quarter.
  • Mac has number one customer satisfaction.
  • macOS is the driving factor of high customer satisfaction.
  • Tim Cook quickly going through Mojave features. Kinda meh so far.
  • OH. MY. GOD. MacBook Air is getting an upgrade?!
  • Tim Cook: MacBook Air has become the most beloved notebook ever.
  • “It’s time for a new MacBook Air.”
  • Retina display coming to the MacBook Air.
  • New MacBook Air video playing right now! Don’t cry, don’t cry, try not to cry!
  • Wow! New MacBook Air with two USB-C ports!
  • It looks like a 12-inch MacBook repackaged in a new body.
  • Lesser bezels, finally!
  • 50% narrower bezels.
  • 13.3-inch display.
  • 4 million pixels display. 4 times more pixel than the old MacBook Air. 48% more color too.
  • FaceTime HD camera, the usual. But man, this notebook is hot!
  • It even has Touch ID.
  • Touch ID is handled by new T2 chip. Ensures security.
  • Oh hey, it has Hey Siri too.
  • An enhanced keyboard.
  • New Force Touch trackpad.
  • MacBook Air has better speakers, 25% louder, x2 more bass and wide stereo sound.
  • Two Thunderbolt 3 ports. So yes, pretty fast.
  • eGPU and 5K display support.
  • 8th-generation dual-core i5 CPU, up to 16GB of RAM, up to 1.5TB SSD, 60% faster.
  • 13 hours of battery life. This is insane.
  • The new MacBook Air is 17% lesser volume than before. Incredibly thin. 15.6mm thin. 10% thinner than previous Air. 2.75 lbs.
  • Apple launches A New MacBook Air With 13.3″ Retina display, Touch ID & More
  • New MacBook Air is made from 100% recycled aluminum. Beat that, everyone else!
  • Three finishes – Space Gray, Silver and Gold.
  • Most affordable Retina display Mac ever.
  • Order today and available next week.
  • Tim Cook is back on stage.
  • Tim Cook is hinting at the Mac mini right now.
  • Oh yes, the Mac mini is very, very real! Prayers answered at long last!
  • New Mac mini in Space Gray!? Oh yes.
  • Every Mac mini now has four cores (at least). 6 cores too. 8th-generation CPUs and faster GPUs.
  • Mac mini is x5 faster than before.
  • This Mac mini is fast, fast and fast!
  • Mac mini can be configured with up to 64GB of RAM. It’s faster than before, obviously.
  • All-flash storage across the board.
  • Up to 2TB SSDs.
  • Apple T2 security chip.
  • x30 faster HEVC video encoding.
  • Lots of ports. x4 Thunderbolt 3 ports, 10Gb Ethernet, USB ports and more.
  • Starts at just $799.
  • Order today, available next week.
  • Every Mac mini is made from 100% recycled aluminum.
  • Tim Cook is back on stage.
  • Updates on Today at Apple.
  • This is exciting stuff. Millions of people have attended Today at Apple.
  • Apple announced 60 new sessions!
  • All retail outlets run on 100% renewable energy.
  • Tim Cook is back on the stage, again.
  • iPad time!
  • 400 million iPads sold to date.
  • Apple has sold more iPads last year than all notebooks from the biggest notebook makers around the world. Shots fired.
  • All-new iPad Pro.
  • edge to edge display!
  • This iPad Pro looks insane. The rounded borders are crispy.
  • Features a Liquid Retina display.
  • 11-inch display in the same 10.5-inch package. Second iPad features 12.9-inch display with lesser bezels.
  • The new iPad Pros are packed!
  • Face ID, of course. Since it does not have a Home button.
  • Face ID works in all orientations on new iPad Pro.
  • Same iPhone gestures since there is no Home button.
  • 7nm A12X Bionic chip. Fast, fast, fast.
  • ‘X’ chip is bigger, features 10 billion transistors.
  • A12X features 8 core CPU, 7 core GPU.
  • 35% faster than last year’s iPad Pro. Multi-core workloads 90% faster.
  • iPad Pro offers Xbox One S level graphics in such a thin profile.
  • Apple Unveils New iPad Pro Models – Feature Face ID with USB-C Ports; New Keyboard & Magnetic Apple Pencil Accessories Unveiled Too
  • iPad Pro has USB-C.
  • Apple Announces The New Mac Mini With Powerful Internals
  • You can charge your iPhone from the USB-C port on the iPad Pro. This is nuts.
  • Supports 5K output, dongles, of course.
  • New Apple Pencil attaches to iPad Pro magnetically and charges wirelessly.
  • This iPad Pro is a little too ‘pro.’
  • Personal note: this iPad Pro is so fast and advanced, it’s not funny anymore.
  • 120 frames per second, something which no console can deliver these days. More shots fired.
  • The iPad Pro is so fast, it’s almost unfair to competitors.
  • Lots of demos happening right now.
  • It will be interesting to see how competitors are going to react to this new iPad.
  • Whatever your view might be, but USB-C instead of Lightning is a strange move.
  • Video time.
  • 11-inch model starts at $799 and 12.9-inch model starts at $999.
  • iOS 12.1 is coming today, Tim Cook confirms again.
  • Lana Del Rey is on stage. Yes, the same one.
  • The event is done and dusted. It’s a wrap!
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