The Apple event highlights in bullet points

The Apple event held on Oct 23 included a number of announcements. In bullet points:

  • Info: 200 million devices running iOS6
  • Info: 35 billion apps downloaded
  • Info: 6.5bn dollars to developers
  • Info: Macs have outgrown the PC market 6 years straight.
  • Info: iMac is the #1 desktop PC in the US, Mac Book is the #1 laptop PC in the US
  • Product: New Mac Book Pro 13inch with Retina (thinner, lighter, faster, FaceTime HD camera)
  • Product: New Mac Mini (up to 16GB RAM, Quad Core i7)
  • Product: New iMac (edge to edge glass, 80% thinner, 27inch and 21.5inch, FaceTime HD camera, up to 32GB RAM, i7 Quad Core, 768 GB SSD, Fusion Drive, more energy efficient)
  • Product: Fusion Drive (combined HDD and SSD)
  • Info: 100 million iPads sold
  • Info: 91% of tablet web traffic by iPads
  • Product: New iBooks Author version
  • Info: 94% of Fortune 500 companies in the US
  • Product: iPad 4th generation (faster A6X chip, FaceTime HD front, Expanded LTE, faster Wi-Fi, new connector)
  • Product: iPad Mini (fits in one hand, 7.2mm thin, 53% ligher than the iPad, 7.9inch, same resolution as the iPad, FaceTime HD, LTE, 16/32/64GB)
So no iTV, iCar or iHome this time, but still pretty cool announcements.

 

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