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Sep 12, 2018

Apple had their big iPhone and Apple Watch announcement today. We break it down and talk about what you need to know and what we are planning on doing. Back to the normal format next week.

Make sure to join the Notnerd Facebook Group and let us know how you tech better. We're also looking for your ProTips and Picks of the Week.

Show Notes and Links:

Apple Special Event 2018 Page and Keynote

  • Tim Cook Intro
  • Apple Watch- Apple's Product Page
    • #1 watch period, smart or otherwise
    • Jeff Williams
    • Focus on cellular
    • Great for Fitness/Health
    • Apple Watch Series 4
      • Over 30% larger displays
      • Curved corners
      • Thinner
      • UI redesigned
      • New complications
      • New watch faces (8 complications, customizable)
      • Breath watch face
      • Dynamic watch faces
      • Digital Crown, re-engineered with haptic feedback
      • Speaker is 50% louder
      • The mic is moved to the opposite side
      • Back is black ceramic and sapphire crystal
      • Improved reception
      • New S4 chip
        • New dual-core 64-bit processor
        • 2x faster
      • Next-gen accelerometer and gyroscope faster, better can detect fall
      • Heart rate features
        • Notification if your heart rate is too low
        • Screen heart rhythm (afib)
        • Electrical heart sensor electrocardiogram (ECG)
      • Clearance from FDA
      • Battery Life-  same 18-hour life
      • Series 4 (GPS) starts at $399
      • Series 4 (Cellular) starts at $499
      • Preorders 9/14, available 9/21
      • Series 3 still available starting at $279
  • iPhone Xs - Apple’s product page
    • iPhone #1 smartphone in the world, 2 billion iOS devices sold
    • 98% customer satisfaction
    • Phil Schiller, iPhone Xs (Ten) and Xs Max
      • Stainless steel
      • Gold, Silver, Space Gray
      • New tougher, stronger glass
      • IP 68 dust and water resistance rating
      • iPhone Xs Max has 5.8” Super Retina screen
      • Face ID
        • Faster
        • Most secure ever in a smartphone
      • A12 Bionic
        • First 7nm chip
        • 6.9 billion transistors
        • CPU
          • 6 core
            • 2 high
            • 4 efficient
        • GPU
          • 50% faster than A11
          • Neural engine
            • 8 core design
            • 5 trillion OPS vs 600 mission in A11
        • 512 GB of storage
      • Apps launch 30% faster
      • Siri Shortcuts
      • Core ML
        • up to 9x faster
        • 1/10 energy
        • AR Kit 2
        • AR Quick Look
      • Next-gen apps
        • Todd Howard Bethesda
          • Elder Scrolls Blades
        • Steve Nash, Homecourt
          • Records hits and misses, marks the floor
          • Real-time player tracking etc.
        • Atli Mar, Directive Games
          • Galaga AR!
      • Cameras
        • 12 MP wide
        • 12 MP telephoto
        • Better 2 tone flash
        • Larger sensor
        • 1.8 aperture lens
        • True depts 7 MP sensor
        • ISP with Neural Engine
          • Detection to understand scene
          • Facial landmarking
          • Segmentation masks
        • 1 trillion operations per image
        • Smart HDR
          • Lots of pictures
        • Bokeh- you can adjust the depth of field
        • 2x faster sensor
        • Record stereo sound
      • Battery
        • 30 minute longer than X on Xs
        • Xs Max, 1.5 hours longer
      • Faster networking, LTE, Bands
      • Dual SIM capability
        • DSDS, Dual SIM Dual Standby
        • eSIM technology
        • Dual SIM tray for China
      • Lisa Jackson, Environmentally friendly
        • 100% renewable energy
        • Proper recycling
        • Apple GiveBack
      • iPhone Xs
        • Storage- 64 256 512
        • Xs starts at $999
        • Xs Max starts at $1099
        • Preorders 9/14, available 9/21
  • iPhone Xr - Apple’s Product Page
    • 7000 series aluminum
    • More durable glass
    • New finishes
      • White
      • Black
      • Blue
      • Coral
      • Yellow
      • Product Red
    • IP 67
    • LCD, edge to edge
      • Most advanced ever in a smartphone
      • Liquid Retina display
      • 6.1” 1.4 million pixels 326 PPI
      • Bigger display than iPhone 8 plus
      • Tap to wake,
      • 120 hertz
      • Wide color
      • A12 bionic chip
      • Camera
        • Single lens system
        • 12MP sensor, same as Xs
        • Portrait mode from a single system, focus pixels
    • Battery, 1.5 more hours than 8 plus
    • Product video
    • 64 128 256 Starting at $749
    • Preorders Oct 19, Available Oct 26
  • Other Updates
    • HomePod
      • Stereo pairing, AirPlay 2
      • Siri Shortcuts
      • TV OS, Dolby Atmos, screensavers, news, sports, etc.
      • Avail Sept. 17th
    • macOS Mojave, Sept 24th

 

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