iOSDocked

iOSDocked - EP137 - October Event Recap

iOSDocked Show Notes

Episode #: 137

Date: 11/06/18

Hosts: Danny Tammaro, Jerry Goldbaum & Ken Cooper

App-etizers (High Profile App Releases & Updates) brought to you by our sponsor Instabug

Top Stories (brought to you by our Patron George Williams Jr.)

Apple October 2018 Event Recap

MacBook Air

  • Retina display

  • 50% narrower bezel

  • 13” display

  • Quadrupled the pixels with 4 million pixels, 48% more color

  • Touch ID

  • Audio

  • Stereo speakers

  • 25% louder

  • Wide stereo sound

  • 3 mic array (improving voice-recognition Siri

  • USB-C

  • CPU

  • Up to 16GB of faster memory

  • SSD of up to 1.5TB & 60% faster

  • Battery Life

  • 12 hours of wireless web browsing

  • 13 hour of iTunes movie playback

  • Portable

  • 17% less volume

  • 15.6mm/10% thinner than previous Air

  • Weighs just 2.75lbs.

  • Environmentally Friendly

  • 100 recycled tin

  • 35% post consumer recycled plastic

  • 100% recycled aluminum

  • Starting at $1199

  • Available November 7th

Mac mini

  • 4 Core & 6 Core options

  • 5x faster

  • up to 64GB of memory

  • All-flash storage

  • T2 Security Chip with 30x faster HEVC video encode

  • Connectivity: Ethernet, 4 Thunderbolt 3 ports, 1 HDMI port the USB-A ports, &   a headphone jack, can support up to 10Gb Ethernet

  • Starts at $799

  • Availability November 7th

  • Environmentally Friendly

  • 60% post consumer recycled plastic

  • 100% recycled aluminum

Today at Apple

  • 18,000 sessions per week

  • 60 newly designed sessions (new AR, Siri Shortcuts, Video, Photo, Drawing & Music sessions)

  • All retail stores run 100% on renewable energy.

  • 3000 creative pros, 70,000 team members

iPad Pro

  • Liquid Retina display

  • New 11” display replacing the 10.5” with a quarter more million pixels

  • The new 12.9” is dramatically smaller, thinner (compared to a piece of notebook paper)

  • 15% thinner, 25% less volume

  • Face ID

  • No home button

  • Powered by A12X Bionic

  • 8 Core CPU

  • Single core performance up 35%

  • Multi-core workloads up to 90% faster

  • 7 Core GPU delivering twice performance of previous gen

  • 1000x faster graphics performance

  • All-day battery life

  • Neural engine performing 5 trillion operations per second

  • Fast storage controlling enabling up to 1TB storage capacity

  • USB-C

  • Charging out over USB-C (charge other devices)

  • Apple Pencil

  • Magnetic connection

  • Always charging

  • Tap twice (eraser mode?)

  • Smart Keyboard Folio

  • Protects both front and back

  • New mode for more comfortable lap use

iPad Wrap Up

  • 11” starts at $799 in 64, 256, 512GB & 1TB storage options

  • 12.9” starts at $999 in same storage capacities

  • Available on November 7th20.

iOS 12

  • 60% of all active devices are running iOS 12

  • 12.1 released with Group FaceTime

  • More emoji (70+ new ones)

Post Event News

How to Reach Us:

Where you can reach the iOSDocked crew

iLikes/iDislike

  • Danny: iPad Pro with Face ID iDislike: no Airpods or Air Power

  • Jerry: iLike: iPad Pro, iDislike: Apple Marketing for iPad Pro

  • Ken: iLike - MacBook Air; iDislike - 128GB SSD in MacBook Air

In Closing

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