Apple is going to announce the iPad 5 and new iPad mini shortly. You can catch the event live on Apple.com. Any early guesses on what will be released:
1: 00 PM: Tim Cook on stage talking about Apple values …
1: 07 PM: for those of you who don’t have a good feed, Apple is showing a video about the success of their stores.
1:10 PM: covering Macs …. wish he would just spill the beans and cover the iPad mini first …
1: 12 PM: OS X getting coverage here.
1:23 PM: Mac OS update …. Mac is free
1:27 PM: thinner MacBook Pro withe Intel Haswell … up to 9 hours of battery life
1:28 PM: Thunderbolt 2 … and going for $1299
1:30 PM: new quad core MacBook pro with faster graphics and 8 hours of battery life. Only $1999 with 8 GB
1:32 PM: Mac Pro coverage … AMD FirePro graphics, over .5 TB of bandwidth
1:38 PM: $2999 Mac Pro available in December.
1: 42PM: app coverage …
1: 57 PM finally time for iPad and iPad mini
2:0o PM: 170 M iPads sold
2: 06 PM: next generation iPad! Thinner, lighter, … iPad Air
2: 09 PM: 1 pound
2: 10 PM: iPad Air is 8 X faster than the older iPad…. faster WiFi with MIMO
2:16 PM: iPad Mini time … now with Retina display … A7 processor … $399
That’s it folks. The iPad Air name change is interesting. Does this mean a new, larger iPad is coming next year? That remains to be seen.