Apple held their first event of 2022 on Tuesday, March 8th. They made big announcements regarding Apple TV+ content, a new iPad Air, the all-new Studio Display, and the Mac Studio - Apple's newest Desktop computer, featuring the M1 ULTRA.
- Apple and Major League Baseball to offer "Friday Night Baseball"
- Apple introduces the most powerful and versatile iPad Air ever
- Apple unveils all-new Mac Studio and Studio Display
- Apple announces the new iPhone SE: a powerful smartphone in an iconic design
- Apple introduces gorgeous new green finishes for the iPhone 13 lineup
- Apple unveils M1 Ultra, the world's most powerful chip for a personal computer
Apple and Major League Baseball to offer "Friday Night Baseball"
Apple and Major League Baseball (MLB) today announced "Friday Night Baseball," a weekly doubleheader with live pre- and postgame shows that will be available to fans in eight countries exclusively on Apple TV+ as soon as the regular season begins.
In addition to "Friday Night Baseball," fans in the US will be able to enjoy "MLB Big Inning," a live show featuring highlights and look-ins airing every weeknight during the regular season. Baseball fans in the US and Canada will also have access to a new 24/7 livestream with MLB game replays, news and analysis, highlights, classic games, and more, as well as a full complement of on-demand programming, including highlights and MLB-themed original content.
Apple introduces the most powerful and versatile iPad Air ever
Apple introduced the new iPad Air with the Apple-designed M1 chip, delivering a massive leap in performance. Available in a new array of colours, iPad Air also features the new Ultra Wide front camera with Center Stage for a more natural video conferencing experience, a USB-C port with up to 2x faster transfer speeds, and blazing-fast 5G on cellular models - starting at the same affordable price. Advanced cameras and compatibility with the latest accessories enable users, including content creators, gamers, and students, to push the boundaries of creativity, productivity, and self expression. The new iPad Air is available to order beginning Friday, March 11, and will begin shipping on Friday, March 18.
Wi-Fi models of iPad Air are available with a starting price of $749.99 and Wi-Fi + Cellular models start at $949.99 (CAD). The new iPad Air, in 64GB and 256GB configurations, comes in space grey, starlight, pink, purple, and blue finishes.Learn more
Apple unveils all-new Mac Studio and Studio Display
Apple today introduced Mac Studio and Studio Display, an entirely new Mac desktop and display designed to give users everything they need to build the studio of their dreams. A breakthrough in personal computing, Mac Studio is powered by M1 Max and the new M1 Ultra, the world's most powerful chip for a personal computer. It is the first computer to deliver an unprecedented level of performance, an extensive array of connectivity, and completely new capabilities in an unbelievably compact design that sits within arm's reach on the desk. With Mac Studio, users can do things that are not possible on any other desktop, such as rendering massive 3D environments and playing back 18 streams of ProRes video. Studio Display, the perfect complement to Mac Studio, also pairs beautifully with any Mac. It features an expansive 27-inch 5K Retina display, a 12MP Ultra Wide camera with Center Stage, and a high-fidelity six-speaker sound system with spatial audio. Together, Mac Studio and Studio Display transform any workspace into a creative powerhouse. They join Apple's strongest, most powerful Mac lineup ever, and are available to order today, arriving to customers beginning Friday, March 18.
Apple announces the new iPhone SE: a powerful smartphone in an iconic design
Apple today announced iPhone SE, a powerful new iPhone in an iconic design, with exceptional capabilities and performance at an incredible price. iPhone SE comes in a compact and durable design, and together with iOS 15, delivers a seamless user experience. The new iPhone SE features impressive upgrades including the performance of A15 Bionic, which powers advanced camera capabilities and makes nearly every experience better, from photo editing to power-intensive operations like gaming and augmented reality. Along with 5G, longer battery life, and improved durability, iPhone SE comes in three stunning colours - midnight, starlight, and (PRODUCT)RED. They will be available for order in store starting on March 18th.
Apple introduces gorgeous new green finishes for the iPhone 13 lineup
Apple today announced two all-new beautiful colours for iPhone 13 Pro and iPhone 13, alpine green and green. The iPhone 13 lineup features sleek designs made even more durable with the Ceramic Shield front cover, and includes the breakthrough A15 Bionic chip, an advanced 5G experience, cutting-edge camera systems for stunning photos and videos, and a huge leap in battery life. iPhone 13 and iPhone 13 mini also offer a bright Super Retina XDR display, while iPhone 13 Pro and iPhone 13 Pro Max include a vibrant Super Retina XDR display with ProMotion featuring an adaptive refresh rate from 10Hz up to 120Hz. They will be available for order in store starting on March 18th.
Apple unveils M1 Ultra, the world's most powerful chip for a personal computer
Apple today announced M1 Ultra, the next giant leap for Apple silicon and the Mac. Featuring UltraFusion - Apple's innovative packaging architecture that interconnects the die of two M1 Max chips to create a system on a chip (SoC) with unprecedented levels of performance and capabilities - M1 Ultra delivers breathtaking computing power to the new Mac Studio while maintaining industry-leading performance per watt. The new SoC consists of 114 billion transistors, the most ever in a personal computer chip. M1 Ultra can be configured with up to 128GB of high-bandwidth, low-latency unified memory that can be accessed by the 20-core CPU, 64-core GPU, and 32-core Neural Engine, providing astonishing performance for developers compiling code, artists working in huge 3D environments that were previously impossible to render, and video professionals who can transcode video to ProRes up to 5.6x faster than with a 28-core Mac Pro with Afterburner.