Gary Ng and Justin Luey from iPhoneInCanada.ca recap Apple’s iPad Mini event on Episode 53 of The iPhone Podcast.
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Episode 53 Show Notes
“We’ve got a little more to show you.” Keynote Recap
Tim Cook’s Introduction: The Numbers
- 5 million iPhones sold.
- iPhone 5 launch video.
- 3 million new iPods sold.(
- 200 million devices running iOS.
- 125 million Documents in the Cloud, 300 billion iMessages sent. 28,000 per second.
- 160 million Game Center accounts.
- 70 million photos shared with Shared Photo Stream.
- 700,000 apps in the App Store, 275,000 iPad apps.
- 35 Billion apps downloaded.
- 6.5 billion paid to developers.
- 1.5 million books available.
- 400 million books downloaded.
New Version of iBooks
- Continuous scrolling.
- Improved iCloud support.
- Outgrew the PC market 7 times. Out grew the PC market 6 years in a row.
- Number 1 notebook in the U.S.
- Number 1 desktop in the U.S.
Phil Schiller Introduces New Macs
- 13 inch MacBook Pro is the number one selling Mac.
New 13 Inch MacBook Pro with Retina display
Went over all the specs and played new ad.
- starts at $1699.
New Mac Mini
- Same design, significant spec improvements.
- 80% thinner. 5mm at the edge. 8 pounds lighter 40% less volume.
- 75% less glare.
- USB 3 and Thunderbolt.
- No optical drive.
- Fusion Drive – Flash and HDD combined into one volume. Software automatically moves files between Flash and HDD.
- 21.5 inch starts at $1299, 27 inch starts at $1799.
Tim Cook Returned To Talk iPad
- 100 million iPads sold.
- Education recap. 2500 classrooms using iPad and iPad Textbooks.
- New version of iBooks Author.
Phil Schiller Back for iPad
iPad with Retina display 4th generation
- New A6x chip, double the processor and graphics performance.
- New FaceTime HD camera.
- More LTE support.
- Fast wireless.
- Lightning connector.
Same capacities and prices.
- 7.2mm thin.
- 0.68 lbs.
- White and silver, black and slate.
- 7.9 inches.
- 1024 x 768
- All software works without modification.
- 30%+ more screen real estate than Android 7 inch tablets, but thinner and lighter. (16×9 versus 4×3).
- A5 chip
- FaceTime HD Camera
- 5MP iSight Camera
- Fast Wi-Fi Dualband.
- Lightning connector.
- 10 hour battery life.
Tim Cook Wrap-up
Tim Cook Recaps all new 2012 products.
Starbucks App with Passbook support
MacHeist Bundle – 19 Mac Apps for $29
MacHeist LootBlast – 20 Free Mac Apps
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