Apple unveils new iMac with Retina & iPad Air 2

  • OS X Yosemite will be released for free TODAY worldwide.
  • iOS 8.1 is available for upgrade TODAY!
  • Apple Pay available this Monday!


  • • iMac with retina display. 27-inch display. 5210 x 2880 pixels. That’s 14.7 million pixels. It has 7x more pixels than on an HD tv.
  • • There’s a special chip to control the display. It’s called a “timing controller.” Oxide TFT for and a new low-power backlight.
  • • It uses 30% less energy despite having all those pixels.
  • • It comes with a 3.5GHz Intel i5. But You can upgrade up to 4GHz i7.
  • • Radeon R9 graphics.
  • • Thunderbolt 2, 1TB fusion drive is now standard.

iPad Air 2

  • • The new iPad Air 2 is only 6.1mm thin. 18% thinner than the iPad Air.
  • • The LCD, glass, and touch sensor are optically bonded now.
  • • There’s no air gaps. There’s an anti-reflective coating on the glass, reducing reflections by 56%, Schiller says.
  • • The iPad Air 2 has 180x the graphics performance of the original iPad.
  • • 10 hour battery life.
  • • New iSight camera, is 8MP, 1.12 micron pixels, f2.4, and does 1080p HD video. You can take 43mp panoramas. Timelapse and Slo-mo also available
  • • 802.11AC with MIMO. That means faster Wi-Fi. Also more bands for LTE and it should be faster there too.
  • • TouchID
  • • 16gb = $499, 64fb = $599, 128GB = $699

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