So got the iPhone 8? Finally connected to 3g on your Apple Watch? We have the rundown on all that is and all that will be from Apple in the last part of the year.
Headlining, of course, the big news of the year was the iPhone 8 and 8+ the newest member of the iPhone lineup.
The iPhone 8 was the next best thing for apple. With a dual camera on the 8+ better features, stronger glass, and faster processors than any phone currently on the market, apple has made a real statement of product stability and confidence. The Dual Camera was the real pick up, it’s performance has outshone almost any other camera, of any flagship, to date.
It was also released with the news of it’s unreleased big brother the iPhone X. With a rounded edge screen, almost bezel-less, and noticible camera and sensor notch taken out of the top of the device Apple is sure to have a winner with this device.
With it’s super retina display, at a resolution of 2436×1135 it the highest resolution screen in a iPhone yet. It, like the 8s, will have a reenforced glass body, wireless Qi charging, and wired fast charging. It has the same a11 bionic chip and will support the new Apple Augmented reality engine, designed to provide realistic lighting and shadows to augmented content.
The new iOS 11 comes standard and brings all of the newest features to the tips of your fingers. The changes for iPhones are minimal, mainly focusing on the camera, notifications and keyboard. iPads have been completely overhauled, with things like multitasking, drag and drop, and the new Apple Pencil you can now easily do more at once, in an instant.
Speaking of things happening in an instant, that is what the new Apple Watch 3 was made to help you do, things in an instant with out the hassle of keeping your phone on you. Now with Cellular connectivity, the Apple watch give you access to Apple music, notifications, and even calls, all without your phone.
With a redesigned look and analog watch faces that could almost pass for a mechanical watch. It features GPS a and an altimeter to take workout tracking to the next level. Its also pool and Ocean Ready meaning you can talk to Mom while you make dinner and more. This a big step for Apple, with new bands, from major manufacturers, new ways to listen to your music and new ways to keep in touch Apple is really pushing the competition in the smart watch arena.
Moving on to other smart devices apple has also released the new Apple TV 4K HDR. That HDR means High Dynamic Ratio, it delivers a wider color range, darker darks and whiter whites.
It upscales and delivers a seamless Siri connected watching experience. You speak, through the new remote, and Siri delivers, making binge watching as easy as saying ‘Siri play the next episode’ it comes in 32 and 64GB variants, the later of which will set you back a cool $200usd.
And that leaves us with the product yet to be released, introducing, the HomePod. It’s a Siri based combatant for the Amazon Alexa platform and Google home. It allows you to control all of your automated systems, and thanks to airplay 2, use multiple speakers at once.
Using a six microphone array and seven tweeters, as well as high output subwoofer, the HomePod delivers bright brilliant sound, and it’s spatially aware. It maps the room your are in and adjusts the sound to fill the space you are enjoying.
And when you place two HomePods in the same room they automatically recognize each other and adjust to compemsate for their own placements to deliver superior stereo audio, literally, shaped to your space.
In accessories worth mentioning, that take advantage of apples new Incorporated technologies is Parker, the augmented reality teady bear. With no batteries, no wires and no wifi, all you need is Parker and your iPad or iPhone and watch Parker come to life, in interactive experiences that bring this bear to life like no other.