7 Things You Need To Know About Apple's Big Event

7 Things You Need To Know About Apple’s Big Event

Apple had a lot of announcements today, relevant to consumers, journalists, developers and people in the industry altogether. With that said, we summarize the whole event into 7 things – 7 things you need to know about Apple’s September event 2014.

Apple Event

1. The iPhone 6 has been announced and it has a new design with better software, faster internals, an improved camera, a Retina HD display and more, proving it to be a worthy upgrade.

2. There’s another iPhone, and it’s surprisingly a larger iPhone 6 called the iPhone 6 Plus with a 5.5-inch display and better screen resolution. It’s also $100 more expensive than the iPhone 6.

3. iOS 8 is coming to the following devices on September 17 for free:


  • iPhone 4S
  • iPhone 5
  • iPhone 5C
  • iPhone 5S
  • iPod Touch 5th Gen
  • iPad 2
  • iPad Mini
  • iPad with Retina Display
  • iPad Mini with Retina Display
  • iPad Air

4. Apple is aiming to replace your credit card with Apple Pay via NFC enabled devices, Touch ID and Passbook, but it won’t be for the Philippine market just yet.

5. Next gen games with Metal are coming to iOS very soon with improved graphic performance – and it can run on resolutions higher than some of those of game consoles.

6. The iWatch exists and has been announced as the Apple Watch. It has a new way of navigating the smartwatch with a digital crown, and it has everything you’d expect from a smartwatch coming from Apple.

7. No word on local pricing and availability yet, but the iPhones will be available as soon as the 19th in places such as Hong Kong. As for the Watch, we will have to wait for 2015. So far, the soonest we can get is iOS 8.

Apart from what is mentioned above, Apple highlighted WatchKit for developers, the individual features of each device (and even a time allotted for landscape orientation) and a lot more. So, to summarize, here’s the list of things to note. Feel free to leave your thoughts in the comments section down below and share this to people who are interested in Apple’s latest announcements.

Bob Freking occasionally contributes articles to the website. He is a UST Graduate of Commerce & Business Administration, Major in Marketing Management, and a full-time Sith Lord with three dragons.

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9 Responses

  1. TechnoGuy says:

    not impressed with the launched products…
    Specs wise all of the launched technology are already existing and is being used with their last year’s flagship phone. its just an Enlarged iPod that has a cellular data.. huhhh it will still lag when multi tasking

    • archie says:

      Agree. And too much “leaked” images killed the element of surprise. Even apple pay is not new at all. I’m seeing CEO Tim Cook going down months from now.

    • benchmark says:

      I too agree…wala na yung excitement kasi all the leaks that showed parang walang dating. well ganun talaga kapag big company, leak dito leak doon. Eh kung cherry kaya or my phone may leak photos? hehehehe

  2. watch says:

    intrigued with the watch and what the jailbreak community can do it with

  3. johnonline says:

    “2. There’s another iPhone, and it’s surprisingly a larger iPhone 6 called the iPhone 6 Plus with a 5.5-inch display and better screen resolution. It’s also $100 more expensive than the iPhone 6.”

    tagal na kumakalat info na to…

    not impressed with anything they’ve shown…
    akala ko di maganda yung Samsung Galaxy Gear S, mas panget pa pala yung sa Apple. very uninspired. parang laruan lang.

  4. lllbenjolll says:

    When will i want an iphone again? Technologically speaking, iphone is far behind. LG G3 is far better than these.

  5. lolcopter says:

    there’s only two things you need to know about the iphone 6

    1. over priced
    2. nonsensical

  6. ariel says:

    apple apple, apple, wala na ang excitement tulad noon sa ipone 4s nada everything they present were already done by lg nd samsung, large screen? yesterdays technology na ang apple hahaha…

    ngayon parang wala akong ganang magupgrade sa ipone 5sGold ko, well baka magbago ang isip ko pag nahawakan ko na at natry ko na but wait and see ako di tulad noon na di ako makakatulog sa kahihintay na magkaroon ako ngayon wala na …wala na talagang dating …apple is going down the drain sa tingin ko pero di naman overnight ito mangyari mga siguro 5-10 years like wjat happened to nokia who would ever think a monster co. like nokia gonna fall and collapse…apple is going towards this direction na ….

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