Apple unveils new products, upgrades at annual keynote

By Franklin Mejia, Staff Writer

As per tradition, Apple held their yearly keynote yesterday and unveiled a couple of new products. If you were unfortunate enough to miss the live stream, or you just didn’t care enough to watch, here’s what you missed.

DSC00143New iPhone (what a surprise):

Apple’s new phone, the iPhone 6s and 6s plus, was unveiled yesterday. New features include:

3D touch: Which makes the phone able to detect the force of your finger touching the screen, similarly to the iWatch

New 12-megapixel iSight camera

50% ppi increase (which allows 4k video quality)

The new iPhone comes in two models, the 6s and the 6s plus, with a base price of $649 and $749 respectively. Both can come in:


Space Grey (black)


Rose Gold

Pre-Orders start 9/12.


Apple-iPad-ProNew iPad Pro and iPad mini 4:

iPad Pro is a new member of the iDevice family. Features include:

12.9in display

64-bit A9X chip (it’s fast and efficient)

Four-speaker audio system

8-mexapixel iSight camera

Touch ID

iPad mini 4 is the new generation of the iPad family; it’s roughly the same size as the previous iteration, but its insides are more like the iPad Air making it faster and more efficient.

The iPad mini 4 is available now and iPad Pro is set for a November release.


Apple_TV_2nd_GenerationApple TV:
Apple also unveiled the next generation of the Apple TV with a new redesigned OS (called tvOS in case you couldn’t figure it out). Features include:

A full App Store with games

Siri integration

More voice-controlled actions

This product is set to release in late October.


downloadApple Watch:

New Apple Sport Model

2 New Colors

A new OS for the iWatch. Features include:

New Watch faces

New features that you can do without your iPhone:

Respond to Emails

Watch videos


Apple Sport is available now Watch OS 2 is will be available September 16.


New OS X 10.11: El Capitan

Not a major update. Features include:

New gestures

Safari update

Multi-Tasking features

New SDK to improve games and apps on its desktop

The system is currently available to developers, with a full rollout coming 9/30.

iOS 9

With a new phone comes a new iOS update. Main features in this update include:

Improved Siri making it more context sensitive

General improvements to apps like Notes and Maps

New “News” app via “Filpboard” style

Some iPad exclusive features:

New Gestures

Multi-Window Support

Just like El Capitan, iOS 9 is currently available to developers and full release can be expected 9/16.