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Apple held their September event yesterday, and while we did not see anything as big as the Apple Watch this year, we still got some really cool devices. Here is what we saw.
- Apple announced new Apple Watch models and bands with all new colors.
- Apple announced iPad Pro with 4 speakers that adjust sound quality to how you hold the device, 12.9 inch screen, Smart Keyboard, Apple Pencil, and all new hardware inside. Device goes on sale in November.
- Apple announced new Apple TV with tvOS with new Siri remote that accepts gestures. out soon for developers.
- Apple announced new iPhone 6s and 6s Plus with new iPhone upgrade program. Pre-orders start the 12th of September. The phone comes with 3D Touch, Fully available, “Hey Siri” support, Live Photos, 12 Megapixel camera, and iOS 9.
Links to more information
iMore.com has some great stories on everything covered yesterday. They are listed below.
- Hands on with the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus – iMore
- Apple TV to support MFI based game controllers – iMore
- Apple posts “Hey Siri” event keynote video announcing iPhone 6s, iPad Pro, and Apple TV – iMore
- Here are the details on Apple’s iPhone upgrade Program – iMore
- iOS 9 rolls out September 15 – iMore
- Live Photos to be included with iPhone 6s and 6s Plus – iMore
- iPhone 6s and 6s Plus coming September 25 starting at $199; pre-orders start September 12 – iMore
- 3D Touch allows for new interactions on the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus – iMore
- tvOS Developer Preview for Apple TV launching today with hardware kit – iMore
- Here’s how much the new Apple TV will cost – iMore
- Apple makes the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus official – iMore
- Apps are universal across the new Apple TV, iPhone, and iPad – iMore
- New Apple TV to include Siri support for faster searches and more – iMore
- Apple announces tvOS, its platform for the Apple TV – iMore
- New Apple TV remote features a touch surface and Siri button – iMore
- Apple unveils the new Apple TV with a new look, an App Store, and Siri – iMore
- Here’s how much Apple’s new iPad Pro will cost – iMore
- Microsoft to launch updated Office apps for iPad Pro and iOS 9 – iMore
- Apple Pencil is a precision stylus made for the iPad Pro – iMore
- iPad Pro Smart Keyboard cover announced – iMore
- WatchOS 2 lands on September 16 – iMore
- Apple officially announces the 12.9-inch iPad Pro, available in November starting at $799 – iMore
- Facebook Messenger, GoPro and more Apple Watch apps announced – iMore
Gaming Accessibility News
- Destiny gets version 2.0
- World of Warcraft adds brighter textures for finding required quest items.
- CapMac users group in Austin meets on second Tuesday of each month. New members are encouraged. for more details, go to cadmic.org
- iAccessibility will be hosting the Photography Non-visually event on September 26th We will post the event shortly here at accessibility.net
Don’t forget to ask Siri to give us a hint while the hints are still there. They are pretty funny, and several are demoed during the episode.