Apple Keynote 2017 Recap
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Apple just wrapped up their latest Keynote from their new Steve Jobs Theater. This keynote has had some serious hype due to the unveiling of their 10-year anniversary iPhone. Here is the rundown on everything that was announced today:

[icon name=”apple” class=”” unprefixed_class=””]Apple Watch Series 3

  • First in the series to be fully Cellular. You are able to make calls and text messages with just your watch.
  • Your Apple Watch will have the same phone number as your iPhone.
  • You will be able to Stream Apple music from your watch alone.
  • Use Siri to be your digital assistant without your phone.
  • Use GPS without your phone.
  • Swim-proof
  • Works with Apple’s AirPower charging mat. (Available in 2018)
  • Available to preorder on 9/15 and will be available on 9/22.
  • Series 3 with GPS & Cellular starts at $399
  • Series 3 with GPS only starts at $329

[icon name=”apple” class=”” unprefixed_class=””]Apple TV 4K

  • Running on A10X fusion chip found on the iPad Pro. This makes this Apple TV twice as fast of the 4th generation Apple TV.
  • Outside of having 4K Content of Netflix and Amazon, it will also include a built-in 4K video scaler to improve the look of HD Content as well.
  • Preorders Start 9/15 and will be available on 9/22
  • $179 for 32GB  & $199 for 64GB

[icon name=”apple” class=”” unprefixed_class=””]iPhone 8 & iPhone 8 Plus

  • iPhone 8 has a all new glass design with new Space Gray, Silver and Gold finishes.
  • First iPhone to offer Wireless Charging
  • Water and dust proof.
  • Redesigned stereo speakers to offer better audio
  • All-New Display  “Retina HD” with True Tone (To allow better lighting for viewing in any environment)
  • Upgraded sensors on both rear and front facing cameras
  • The iPhone 8 is running on a new processor, A11 Bionic. This is 70 percent faster than A10 Fusion.
  • Augmented Reality
  • Comes in two Storage options: 64GB and 256GB
  • Works with Apple’s AirPower charging mat.(Available in 2018)
  • Available to Pre-order on 9/15 and will be available on 9/22
  • iPhone 8 starts off at $699 or $34.50/month & iPhone 8 Plus starts off at $799 or $39.50/month


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  • Apple’s 1o year anniversary edition iPhone.
  • All glass design with Silver and Space Gray finishes.
  • Completely redesigned bezel-less device.
  • Running on Apple’s new processor, A11 Bionic.
  • All-new 5.8-inch display ” Super Retina” OLED screen.
  • High Dynamic Range (HDR)
  • TrueTone
  • Stainless steel edges.
  • Wireless charging.
  • Water and dust resistant.
  • No physical Home button.
  • New gestures to take you back home, multitasking and bring up your control center.
  • Touch ID has been replaced by Face ID. Your face is now your password.
  • Face ID is secured to the point you can use it with Apple Pay.
  • TrueDepth Camera  (Portrait Mode selfies)
  • 3D Animoji (Use the TrueDepth camera to analyze the muscle moments of your face then mirror your expressions on 12 animojis.
  • Improved rear dual 12MP camera & 7MP front facing camera.
  • Augmented Reality
  • Works with Apple’s AirPower Mat (Available in 2018)
  • Comes in two storage options: 64gb and 256GB
  • Available to pre-order 10/27 and will be available on 11/3
  • iPhone X starts off at $999 or $49.91/month

Other items that were revealed:

  • iOS 11 will be available to download on September 19th
  • WatchOS4 will be available to download on September 19th
  • MacOS High Sierra will be available to download on September 25th

Overall, I feel that Apple delivered a solid conference. What are you looking forward to the most? Let us know in the comments below?