Apple Announcements Oct 2014

That’s right – I sit through these media events and take note of the important stuff so you do not have to. ๐Ÿ™‚

SOFTWARE ANNOUNCEMENTS

  • ApplePay starts on Monday, October 20, 2014
  • iOS 8.1 hits today Thursday, October 16, 2014
  • OS X Yosemite hits today

HARDWARE ANNOUNCEMENTS

  • iPad Air 2 – thinner and more powerful with updates like Touch ID
  • iPad Mini 3 – updated with features like Touch ID
  • iMac with Retina display
  • New and improved Mac Mini

Screenshot 2014-10-16 14.52.47

What am I going out to buy?

  • Looking forward to the new software updates as always
  • Will purchase an iPad Mini 3 just because life is too short not to have one, but will stick with my iPad Air and keyboard case in that category
  • Thinking about an iMac with Retina as a Christmas gift to myself – I currently use a MacBook Pro docked on my desk and would replace that with the iMac

What was I wanting to hear but did not?

  • Date on AppleWatch
  • Further pricing information on AppleWatch
  • A new Apple TV
  • Always hoping for a new category or major form factor announcement

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