Apple Expected to Launch New iPads, Revamped MacBook Air at its October 30 Event

By October 19th, 2018 AT 1:47 PM

As expected earlier, Apple has sent invites for a hardware event to be held on October in Brooklyn. At the event, Apple is expected to launch new iPads and MacBooks at the event. Apple sent at least two versions of its invite. One, colourful with sketched of images of people, buildings and other items, possibly indicating a new Apple Pencil or other artistic features, CNET reported on Thursday. The other, a black and white that appeared to be water droplets, which could mean the new iPads may be water resistant, the report added.

apple-october-30-event

Apple iPad Pro With Face ID Expected to Be Unveiled

According to the report, the new iPad Pros would get bigger displays and lose the “Touch ID” fingerprint-sensing home button in favour of Apple’s “Face ID” facial-recognition technology. The tablets may also have USB-C connectivity, as well as updated Apple Pencil styluses. The company might finally redesign its popular but outdated $999 MacBook Air.

In September, Apple unveiled its new “iPhone XS“, “XS Max” and “XR” phones during a launch at the Steve Jobs Theater on its new campus in Cupertino, California. The company also updated its Apple Watch with a slimmer design. The tech powerhouse has been soaring over the past few years and in August became the US’ first trillion-dollar company. Apple makes about two-thirds of its revenue from the devices, and the gadget has also helped bring quick growth to its services businesses, which include the App Store and Apple Music.

Apple iPhone XR Pre-Orders Begin in India

In other news, Apple’s cheapest iPhone of 2018 is up for pre-orders in the country today. The iPhone XR which starts at Rs 76,900 can now be pre-ordered on various portals including Airtel Online Store, Flipkart and Amazon. The device will start shipping from October 27 in the US and India.

With Inputs from IANS.

Read more on:

Chakri is a go-to guy for your next smartphone recommendation. Back in his engineering days, he used to play with smartphones by installing custom ROMs and that passion got him into the tech industry. He still goes nuts about a smartphone knocking his door for review. Currently managing everything at Telecom Talk, Chakri is trying to master PUBG Mobile in his free time.

Leave a Reply

avatar
Photo and Image Files
 
 
 

Recent Posts

Google Might Team Up with Vodafone Idea to Pit Against Facebook-Jio Behemoth

Google is planning to buy 5 % stake in Vodafone Idea, which is jointly owned by Vodafone Plc and Aditya...

Indian Broadband Providers Reveal Ways to Improve Upload Speeds

Cloudfare, the web infrastructure and the web security company on Tuesday announced its speed testing tool designed to provide “meaningful...

Windows 10 May Update Brings Improved Memory Management, DirectX 12 Features and More

Windows 10 May 2020 update is finally available for download in all the compatible Windows 10 computing devices. Also known...