Apple Event – Live Blog

Here is our live blog of the October Apple Event. The event can be we watched live by clicking here, but everything will be covered below as well.

Due to problems with Apple’s stream, we’re a little late. Sorry!

Click here and find out what Apple may be showcasing during today’s event!

The Apple Event is now over. Check back soon for a recap of all the major announcements and more information. Thank you for tuning in to iOS Universe’s Live Blog for the October 2013 Apple Event! 

11:26 Apple stock begins to drop, as no new product lines were announced.

11:24 Apple Event has wrapped up, all products will be available for the holidays.

11:22 Apple showing us an ad for the new iPad Air.

11:20 Seems the new iPads will not have Touch ID, seems it’ll be left to the next generation.

11:19 Apple shows us their new colorful cases and covers for the iPad Air and iPad Mini.

11:18 iPad Mini 2 now has a retina display.

11:14 Apple shows us another video, this time about the new iPad and iOS 7.

11:12 iPad Air will have dual microphones, comes in White, Silver, Space Grey, and Black. 

11:11 iPad Air twice as fast as previous generation iPad.

11:09 We were right, the next iPad will be 64-bit.

11:09 New iPad Air weighs just 1 pound. Lightest full sized tablet in the world.

11:07 Next iPad will be called the iPad Air.

11:06 Apple begins talking about the next generation of iPad. 64-bit iPads to be announced soon.

11:03 Apple showcasing a short video about iPad usage.

11:02 More than 475,000 apps have been designed for iPad.

11:01 iPad has been used 4x more than all other tablets put together.

11:00 170 million iPads have been sold. And it’s only been a few years since it’s been released!

10:59 Tim Cook begins talking about the iPad.

10:57 “Today is the biggest day ever for Apps” – Over 20 apps updated, iLife and iWork now free.

10:55 Collaboration announced for iWork and iCloud, now we’re just hoping it comes to Xcode.

10:53 Current iLife Apps: “Most powerful, easiest to use.” 

10:50 iLife will be free on both Mac OS X and iOS. GarageBand, Pages, Numbers, and Keynote all receive updates.

10:46 GarageBand now has a virtual drummer, with lots of features. It’s actually a lot more useful than it looks if you’re a musician, drumming previously was incredibly hard (at least to make it sound good)

10:45 Garageband now supports up to 32 tracks. But will anyone actually take advantage of that? Most people who need that many tracks are using better software.

10:45 “If you have a 64-bit device” – 64-bit iPads are pretty much confirmed. Only a matter of time before they’re announced.

10:45 Mavericks is FREE” is trending Worldwide right now. It’s true! And it’ll be available today.

10:43 Photobooks are coming to iPad.

10:40 Apple shows us a video preview on how the Mac Pro was created.

10:37 The Mac Pro will start at $2999, and will go on sale in December.

10:36 Apple Announces new version of Final Cut Pro, Apple’s best video editing software.

10:35 Mac Pro will be able to use up to 3 4K video screens. Talk about high resolution!

10:33 Mac Pro comes with 1866mhz RAM, and Dual Workstation GPUs, up to 12GB GDDR5 VRAM

10:32 Apple begins talking about the Mac Pro, which was announced earlier this year.

10:31 Macbook Air starting at $999, MacBook Pro starting at $1299

10:31: 15 inch MacBook Pro announced, starting at $1999, shipping today.

10:25: Mavericks will be free, and available today.

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