Apple Event Yields New Hardware

Apple Event Yields New Hardware

Apple held a special event earlier today. The event yielded some new hardware and some software too. First and foremost, the Apple Watch line was updated. The series 6 watches build upon the previous generation and add a new blood oxygen sensor. Additionally they’re available in red and blue for the first time ever. Apple also showcased a new product called the Apple Watch SE that is an entry-level smartwatch priced at $279. The iPad got a modest speed bump and keeps the same $329 starting price. The iPad Air got a redesign and now features an edge-to-edge display along with a host of other improvements. It will retail for $599 and up. On the software side of things, Apple unveiled a new service known as Fitness+. As you can probably guess, it centers around the Apple Watch and fitness apps. Finally, the company is pushing their cloud-based services with Apple One. A single subscription plan that includes Apple Music, Apple Arcade, Apple News+, Apple TV+, and iCloud. There are various pricing options.

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