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  • Apple releases new COVID-19 app and website based on CDC guidance
    by Apple Newsroom on March 27, 2020 at 4:01 pm

    Apple releases new COVID-19 app and website based on CDC guidance
    Tools Offer Up-to-Date Guidance and Information for People Across the US
    1 The site and app were developed in partnership with CDC. They are not meant as an endorsement of any Apple products.
    Press Contacts
    Amy Bessette,Apple, abessette@apple.com,(408) 862-8012
    Semonti Stephens,Apple,semonti_stephens@apple.com,(408) 974-8473
    Apple Media Helpline,media.help@apple.com,(408) 974-2042

  • Apple unveils new iPad Pro with LiDAR Scanner and trackpad support in iPadOS
    by Apple Newsroom on March 18, 2020 at 12:03 pm

    Apple unveils new iPad Pro with breakthrough LiDAR Scanner and brings trackpad support to iPadOS
    New Magic Keyboard Designed for iPad Pro Features a Floating Design, Backlit Keyboard and Trackpad, Delivering the Best Typing Experience Ever on iPad
    Apple revolutionized personal technology with the introduction of the Macintosh in 1984. Today, Apple leads the world in innovation with iPhone, iPad, Mac, Apple Watch and Apple TV. Apple’s five software platforms — iOS, iPadOS, macOS, watchOS and tvOS — provide seamless experiences across all Apple devices and empower people with breakthrough services including the App Store, Apple Music, Apple Pay and iCloud. Apple’s more than 100,000 employees are dedicated to making the best products on earth, and to leaving the world better than we found it.
    1 Battery life depends on device settings, usage and other factors. Actual results may vary.
    2 When compared to the previous iPad Pro.
    3 Network speeds are dependent on carrier networks.
    4 The second-generation Apple Pencil sold separately.
    5 Smart Keyboard Folio sold separately.
    6 Apps are available on the App Store. Title availability is subject to change. App features shown are for illustrative purposes only and may not currently be available for each app. Check with the app developer for feature availability. Apple Arcade requires a subscription.
    Press Contacts
    Cat Franklin,Apple,cfranklin3@apple.com,(669) 276-1209
    Andy Bowman,Apple,abowman@apple.com ,(408) 783-0619
    Apple Media Helpline,media.help@apple.com,(408) 974-2042

  • New MacBook Air has more to love and is now just $999
    by Apple Newsroom on March 18, 2020 at 12:02 pm

    New MacBook Air has more to love and is now just $999
    The Most Popular Mac Now Has Up to 2x Faster Performance, the New Magic Keyboard and Twice the Storage
    Apple revolutionized personal technology with the introduction of the Macintosh in 1984. Today, Apple leads the world in innovation with iPhone, iPad, Mac, Apple Watch and Apple TV. Apple’s five software platforms — iOS, iPadOS, macOS, watchOS and tvOS — provide seamless experiences across all Apple devices and empower people with breakthrough services including the App Store, Apple Music, Apple Pay and iCloud. Apple’s more than 100,000 employees are dedicated to making the best products on earth, and to leaving the world better than we found it.
    1 Education pricing is available to current and newly accepted college students and their parents, as well as faculty, staff and homeschool teachers of all grade levels. For more information, visit: apple.com/us-hed/shop.
    2 Testing conducted by Apple in February 2020 using preproduction 1.2GHz quad-core Intel Core i7-based MacBook Air systems with Intel Iris Plus Graphics, 16GB of RAM and 2TB SSD, as well as shipping 1.6GHz dual-core Intel Core i5-based MacBook Air systems with Intel UHD Graphics 617, 16GB of RAM, and 1TB SSD. Simulation of dynamical systems tested with MATLAB and Simulink R2019b Update 4 and Parallel Computing Toolbox using a vehicle dynamics model. Performance tests are conducted using specific computer systems and reflect the approximate performance of MacBook Air.
    3 Testing conducted by Apple in February 2020 using preproduction 1.2GHz quad-core Intel Core i7-based MacBook Air systems with Intel Iris Plus Graphics, 16GB of RAM, and 2TB SSD, as well as shipping 1.6GHz dual-core Intel Core i5-based MacBook Air systems with Intel UHD Graphics 617, 16GB of RAM, and 1TB SSD. 3D title render speed tested with Final Cut Pro X 10.4.8 using a 10-second project with Apple ProRes 422 video at 3840x2160 resolution and 30 frames per second. Performance tests are conducted using specific computer systems and reflect the approximate performance of MacBook Air.
    4 This special offer is available with the purchase of any Mac, iPhone, iPad, Apple TV or iPod touch and good for three months after the first activation of the eligible device.
    Press Contacts
    Jennie Orphanopoulos,Apple, jennieo@apple.com,(408) 221-6621
    Bill Evans,Apple,bevans@apple.com,(408) 974-0610
    Apple Media Helpline,media.help@apple.com,(408) 974-2042

  • Apple’s COVID-19 Response
    by Apple Newsroom on March 14, 2020 at 6:37 am

    Apple’s COVID-19 response
    Press Contacts
    Kristin Huguet,Apple,khuguet@apple.com ,(408) 974-2414
    Apple Media Helpline,media.help@apple.com,(408) 974-2042

  • Apple’s WWDC 2020 kicks off in June with an all-new online format
    by Apple Newsroom on March 13, 2020 at 4:02 pm

    Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference 2020 kicks off in June with an all-new online format
    WWDC 2020 to Feature an Online Format with a Keynote and Sessions Connecting Millions of Developers Around the World
    Apple revolutionized personal technology with the introduction of the Macintosh in 1984. Today, Apple leads the world in innovation with iPhone, iPad, Mac, Apple Watch and Apple TV. Apple’s four software platforms — iOS, macOS, watchOS and tvOS — provide seamless experiences across all Apple devices and empower people with breakthrough services including the App Store, Apple Music, Apple Pay and iCloud. Apple’s more than 100,000 employees are dedicated to making the best products on earth, and to leaving the world better than we found it.
    Press Contacts
    Alex Kirschner,Apple,alexkirschner@apple.com ,(408) 974-2479
    Bill Evans,Apple,bevans@apple.com,(408) 974-0610
    Apple Media Helpline,media.help@apple.com,(408) 974-2042

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