Apple Kicks off ‘Time Flies’ Virtual Event, Get the Live Updates Here as Company Announces New iPads and Apple Watches

Uzair Ghani
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Live Updates

  • Apple has just kicked off the event.
  • Just to be clear: there won't be any 'iPhone 12' announcement today.
  • It's 10pm and the animated Apple logo is really creating the hype.
  • And Tim Cook is here! 'Good morning, and welcome...'
  • Tim is talking about people working from home and how everyone has adapted.
  • Apple Watch and iPad. No iPhone, confirms Tim Cook.
  • Tim Cook is really hyping the Apple Watch right now.
  • 'Apple Watch is the most loved watch in the world' - Tim Cook
  • Tim Cook sharing real-life stories on how Apple Watch has saved lives. Truly amazing.
  • Singapore to become first country to offer people benefits if they keep themselves fit using Apple Watch. Amazing.
  • Jeff Williams is now up. Taking us through some watchOS 7 features.
  • watchOS 7 can measure VO2 Max.
  • Apple Watch Series 6!
  • Series 6 comes in new colors - blue and red.
  • You also get a new gold and gray graphite color option.
  • Series 6 can measure blood oxygen level. The leaks were right.
  • Blood oxygen level is measured throughout the day, even when you are asleep.
  • Just to be clear, the Series 6 looks exactly like the Series 5. If you want to stand out from the crowd, you might want to buy the new blue or red color options.
  • Apple Watch Series 6 has a brand new S6 chip. Sixth-generation.
  • S6 is 20% faster than before.
  • Always-on display is twice as bright in outdoor conditions.
  • Series 6 features an always-on altimeter to measure your current altitude.
  • Apple Watch is getting a lot of personalized watch faces. Lots and lots of them. If you're surfer, there's a watch for you.
  • Apple Watch gets a new band too called the Solo Loop. No clasp, no buckle, nothing. Comes in seven colors.
  • Braided Solo also available. Five colors.
  • New Leather Link also announced.
  • Apple Watch Nike also updated, with new color options.
  • Apple Watch now features a new family setup mode.
  • Apple Watch Series 6 With Blood Oxygen Monitor, VO2 Max, New Finishes and Colors
  • Next up: Apple Watch SE.
  • Yes, that's the real name - Apple Watch SE.
  • It features the S5 chip and features all the essentials to stay connected.
  • Apple Watch Series 6 pricing: starts from $399
  • Apple Watch SE pricing: starts from $279
  • Apple will have a zero carbon footprint by 2030. This is huge.
  • Apple Watch won't ship with a USB adapter.
  • Order today and available this Friday. That's pretty quick.
  • Pretty sure the iPhone 12 won't have a USB power adapter.
  • Apple is launching a fitness service built around Apple Watch.
  • Goodbye YouTube for workouts.
  • Apple really wants you to stay fit, forever.
  • The service works on all screens. iPhone, iPad, Apple TV.
  • Service is called Fitness+.
  • This service is simply crazy. You Apple Watch metrics show up on the display.
  • Start a workout on the screen and it automatically starts on your Apple Watch. Super convenient.
  • Fitness+ will start with popular workouts first. Will expand with time, obviously.
  • The Apple Watch SE is the Affordable Apple Watch That Everyone Can Buy
  • Fitness+ costs $9.99 or $79.99 for an entire year. Free for family members. Available at the end of the year.
  • Apple One. The service bundle you've been waiting for is here!
  • Individual plan: $14.95, includes Apple Music, TV+, Apple Arcade, iCloud Storage
  • Family plan: $19.95, with all the perks of the Individual plan
  • Premier plan: $29.95 a month with Apple Music, TV+, Apple Arcade, iCloud Storage, Apple News+, Fitness
  • Available this fall.
  • Next up: iPad. Woohoo!
  • iPad 8 first.
  • It looks the same as the iPad 7.
  • Features a powerful A12 Bionic chip
  • Two times faster than before.
  • Two times faster than the top-selling Windows laptop. Three times faster than the top-selling Android tablet. Six times faster than the top-selling Chromebook. Ouch.
  • Not going to lie, but this iPad is actually pretty good, if you care about performance a lot.
  • iPad 8 takes full advantage of iPadOS 14 obviously.
  • I feel sorry for everyone who bought an iPad 7 yesterday.
  • iPad 8 pricing: starts at $329, $299 for education.
  • Available this Friday.
  • Next up: iPad Air 4.
  • The iPad Air comes in crazy new finishes! This is insane.
  • Apple Announces watchOS 7 Final Release Date for Apple Watch Users
  • Comes in rose gold, blue and green. Space gray and silver are obviously there.
  • This is basically a 2018 iPad Pro with the iPad Air name. Just saying.
  • Touch ID integrated into the power button.
  • According to Apple, it's the smallest Touch ID sensor they have ever made.
  • A14 Bionic chip.
  • Apple uses 5nm process to manufacture the A14 Bionic. Industry first.
  • 11.8 billion transistors.
  • Increased power efficiency, increased performance. A huge, huge update.
  • 40% increase in performance compared to previous iPad Air.
  • 30% faster graphics.
  • I can already smell the higher price of the iPad Air.
  • Apple says it's the most advanced chip they have ever made.
  • A14 Bionic demo time.
  • iPad Air features USB-C, no more Lightning.
  • 7MP front facing camera, 1080p video, better low light performance.
  • 12MP camera at the rear from the iPad Pro. Shoots 4K video.
  • Stereo audio.
  • Apple Pencil 2 support.
  • Compatible with the new Magic Keyboard.
  • 10.9-inch Liquid Retina display.
  • Apple Announces iPad 8 With A12 Bionic, Neural Engine for Machine Learning, Apple Pencil Support, 10-Hour Battery, More
  • Starts at $599, available next month.
  • iOS 14 and iPadOS 14 releasing September 16th.
  • tvOS 14 releasing on September 16th.
  • watchOS 7 releasing on September 16th.
  • Event over. That's all, folks.
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