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Apple 2018 Event live: New iPhones, iPad, Apple Watch 4, AirPods expected

Apple will announce several new products at its big event in Cupertino on Sept. 12.

  • Shara Tibken 9/12/2018 5:42:13 PM
    "Surfing the web, looking at flyovers in Maps. Even when using some of the built-in features."
  • James Martin 9/12/2018 5:42:36 PM
  • Shara Tibken 9/12/2018 5:42:44 PM
    "There are 2 Super Retina displays."
  • Shara Tibken 9/12/2018 5:42:48 PM
    Both have 3D Touch
  • James Martin 9/12/2018 5:43:05 PM
  • Shara Tibken 9/12/2018 5:43:06 PM
    True tone display so look paper white. Wide color. Tap to wake. iOS system color management
  • Shara Tibken 9/12/2018 5:43:11 PM
    Wider stereo sound
  • Shara Tibken 9/12/2018 5:43:36 PM
    "Watching movies sounds incredible, and playing games ... now you just want to listen through the speakers because of the wide stereo sound."
  • Scott Stein 9/12/2018 5:43:40 PM
    Videos, games, songs. Wonder what the best use case for these will be. Improved sound. Will this replace the iPad for a lot of people?
  • Shara Tibken 9/12/2018 5:43:49 PM
    Face ID. "It is powered by our true depth camera system."
  • Shara Tibken 9/12/2018 5:44:14 PM
    "They're designed with multiple neural networks so it's secure and seamless in the experience."
  • Shara Tibken 9/12/2018 5:44:40 PM
    "It does it faster than every before. Faster algos and runs on a faster version of the secure enclave." (only change Schiller has mentioned so far)
  • Scott Stein 9/12/2018 5:44:47 PM
    Face ID is faster. Faster Secure Enclave. "most secure facial authentication in a smartphone."
  • James Martin 9/12/2018 5:44:52 PM
  • Scott Stein 9/12/2018 5:45:06 PM
    Sounds like speed is the key Face ID improvement
  • Shara Tibken 9/12/2018 5:45:08 PM
    Powered by a new A12 Bionic chip. "What the team has done is truly truly breakthrough."
  • Shara Tibken 9/12/2018 5:45:19 PM
    "It's the industry's first 7 nanometer chip."
  • James Martin 9/12/2018 5:45:22 PM
  • Shara Tibken 9/12/2018 5:45:25 PM
    6.9 billion transistors
  • Shara Tibken 9/12/2018 5:45:43 PM
    "6-core CPU, 4-core GPU, Neural Engine"
  • Scott Stein 9/12/2018 5:45:50 PM
    A12 Bionic. The breakdown: 6-core CPU, 6-core GPU, neural engine
  • Shara Tibken 9/12/2018 5:46:00 PM
    the CPU - Apple designed, Fusion architecture, 2 performance cores up to 15% faster
  • Shara Tibken 9/12/2018 5:46:11 PM
    GPU - Up to 50% faster than the A11.
  • Shara Tibken 9/12/2018 5:46:19 PM
    "But the real advancement is this neural engine."
  • Scott Stein 9/12/2018 5:46:30 PM
    Neural engine started last year. New version is 8-core.
  • Shara Tibken 9/12/2018 5:46:32 PM
    "The A11 was a 2-core design, this is an 8-core dedicated machine learning engine."
  • James Martin 9/12/2018 5:46:48 PM
  • Shara Tibken 9/12/2018 5:47:12 PM
    "The performance is unmatched. We told you last year the A11 Bionic could process 600M operations per second. The A12 can process 5 trillion neural engine operations per second."
  • James Martin 9/12/2018 5:47:19 PM
  • James Martin 9/12/2018 5:47:47 PM
  • Shara Tibken 9/12/2018 5:48:20 PM
    "A12 Bionic is the smartest and most powerful chip ever in a smartphone."
  • James Martin 9/12/2018 5:48:23 PM
  • Scott Stein 9/12/2018 5:48:38 PM
    So, what do we do with all this processing?
  • Shara Tibken 9/12/2018 5:48:54 PM
    Cayenne (couldn't catch last lame), senior director of iPhone product marketing, is now up to talk about the phone and its A12 Bionic chip
  • James Martin 9/12/2018 5:49:04 PM
  • Shara Tibken 9/12/2018 5:49:28 PM
    "Every time you take a remarkable photo, everything you do touches the chip."
  • Scott Stein 9/12/2018 5:49:33 PM
    We're already at the point where performance probably exceeds everyday use cases.
  • James Martin 9/12/2018 5:49:34 PM
  • Shara Tibken 9/12/2018 5:50:03 PM
    "Searching through the thousands of photos you have to find just the one you're looking for. .. Multitasking. A12 Bionic makes these everyday tasks feel fast and effortless." Apps launch up to 30% faster
  • Scott Stein 9/12/2018 5:50:05 PM
    Multitasking demo does look like it flies. App launch 30% faster.
  • James Martin 9/12/2018 5:50:06 PM
  • Shara Tibken 9/12/2018 5:50:25 PM
    Machine Learning benefits from the faster chip, she says
  • James Martin 9/12/2018 5:50:40 PM
  • Shara Tibken 9/12/2018 5:50:49 PM
    "What's really remarkable this year is our next general neural engine unlocks the power of real-time machine learning."
  • Shara Tibken 9/12/2018 5:51:15 PM
    "Animoji in a live FaceTime call, immersive AR experience, new Clips app launching this fall will make use of portrait segmentation"
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