Well that’s that then the March 7th keynote had been done and dusted. Here’s a recap of what’s occurred in the latest keynote
Apple TV 3
- New UI experience – No mention if thats coming down to the apple tv 2
- 1080p HD output support
- TV shows in the iTunes store support 1080p HD
- TV shows available on iTunes the day after they air
- iTunes Match supported
- Photo stream support
- Genius supported
- $99 or £99. Available on March 14th
The new iPad
- Retina Display – 2048 x 1536
- 264 pixels per inch in this display
- 5mp back pixel from the 4s – Auto-exposure, auto-focus, auto-face detection, great edge-to-edge detail, AF-lock, “It is just a blast to use.”
- HD video recording now in 1080p resolution!
- A5X chip. What’s the x for? Quad-core graphics.
- 4x the performance
Built in Siri support.
Correction it’s not Siri but voice diction instead. Wonder if it still has the same 15 second limit that Siri has?
- HSPA+ for up to 21Mbps dual-carrier HSDPA for up to 42Mbps.
- LTE for max of 72Mbps
Pretty useless for those in the UK as we are miles away from getting LTE
- 10 hours of battery life, and 4G is 9 hours.
- 9.4mm and light at 1.5 pounds
was is 8.8mm high and 1.33 pounds
- Pre orders available now.
Mine has started shipping to me on Saturday 10th March 😀
New Software for the iPad
- Autodesk comes to the Ipad
- Updates to Garage Band
- New iMovie – with outlining and storyboarding
- iPhoto for iPad – effects, editing, photo-beaming (from device to device), and new photo journals.
- iWork Updated
iWork apps, including Pages, Numbers, and Keynote, have all been updated to take advantage of the new iPad’s high-res display, and will continue to sell for $10 each with free updates.