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On Tuesday, Apple held an event where several exciting announcements were made about new and updated products! Some products have new pricing, are faster, or the software has been updated.

Below is a recap of the announcements:

Software Updates

  • OS X Mavericks (10.9) is available NOW, and is a FREE upgrade for qualified machines running OS X Snow Leopard (10.6.8) or higher.
  • The iLife suite of apps for iOS and Mac OS X have all been updated

Product Updates

  • The Macbook Pro 13” with Retina Display has been updated with the Intel Haswell chipset, integrated Iris graphics, 9-hour battery life, PCI- based flash storage, 802.11ac wireless, and Thunderbolt 2. The starting price is $1299.
  • The Macbook Pro 15” with Retina Display has been updated with a new Intel Crystalwell chipset, integrated Iris Pro graphics, new NVIDIA discrete graphics options, 8-hour battery life, PCIe-based flash storage, 802.11ac wireless, and Thunderbolt 2 with a starting price of $1999.
  • No updates to the standard Macbook Pro 13” and Macbook Pro 15”.

    NOTE: It is rumored that Apple will be discontinuing these products, but that is unconfirmed as of now, so don’t hold us to that.
  • The Mac Pro has been completely redesigned and has a starting price of $2999; Specsinclude a 3.7GHz quad-core Xeon processor, 12GB of DRAM, dual FirePro D300 GPUs with
    2GB of VRAM each and a 256GB SSD; it will be available in December. Make sure to be the first to get one, by saving your spot here.

iPad Updates

  • The new iPad Air replaces the 4th Generation iPad and features the same 9.7” Retina Display, but is thinner, lighter, and more powerful. It will be available November 1, 2013.
  • The iPad 2 remains at a starting price of $399 for 16GB Wi-Fi
  • The iPad mini has been updated with a Retina Display and faster performance with a starting price at $399 with Wi-Fi. Will be available for purchase at an undisclosed date in November.
  • The original iPad mini will stick around with a price drop to $299 for the 16GB Wi-Fi model
What do you think about the new products from Apple?


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