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Apple October iPad Pro event live blog

Apple is expected to unveil new iPad Pros and new Macs at its Oct. 30 event in Brooklyn, starting at 10 a.m. ET/7 a.m. PT.

  • Shara Tibken 10/30/2018 2:30:56 PM
    Can configure up to 64GB memory, Core i7 processor
  • dan.ackerman 10/30/2018 2:30:58 PM
    Well, off by $100 again -- it's $799 -- for a Core i3 CPU.
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    Can order starting today. Available Nov. 7
  • dan.ackerman 10/30/2018 2:31:23 PM
    If the Core i5 version is $999, still going to be very, very popular.
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    "60% post-consumer recycled plastic."
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    Enclosure made from 100% recycled aluminum
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    Reduces carbon footprint by nearly 50%
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    Tim Cook is back up
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    "The new MacBook Air and Mac Mini are absolutely amazing."
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    Now talking about Apple stores
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    "One of the new ways we're taking their creativity even further is through our Today at Apple sessions"
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    (that's not new)
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    Angela Ahrendts, senior vice president of retail (who Tim just introduced as Angela), is here to talk updates to Today at Apple.
  • Scott Stein 10/30/2018 2:33:59 PM
    Phew! Retail talk. Product news recovery before iPad news.
  • Shara Tibken 10/30/2018 2:34:02 PM
    "We started with the things that are core to Apple's DNA" like photography, gaming, app development
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    Included Everyone Can Code into Today at Apple programming
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    Ahrendts, who was hired away from her job as CEO of Burberry, is giving an overview on the different classes offered
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    "This month in partnership with the Big Draw festival, local artists have been leading sessions" in stores about drawing
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    Today at Apple launched 18 months ago. Have held over 18,000 sessions per week
  • Shara Tibken 10/30/2018 2:36:52 PM
    Here's background on that: 

    Apple kicks off new in-store sessions with concerts, classes

    CNETThe company's "Today at Apple" program sees performances this weekend from artists like Estelle, Leon Bridges and Charlie Puth.
  • Shara Tibken 10/30/2018 2:37:14 PM
    In the Apple Store app, there's a new section to show sessions in your city and suggestions based on the products you own
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    "Today we're announcing 60 newly designed sessions"
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    "Video, music and design have all been expanded. Adding walks and labs to categories."
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    Classes like Video Lab, Small Screen Magic to shoot and edit using the Clips app
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    Photo Lab for Kids, Fun Family Portraits
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    Introducing a Design Lab Drawing Treehouse created with architects Foster + Partners (who've redesigned Apple Stores)
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    Music lab called Advanced Beat Making with Logic Pro
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