Apple upped its Watch and iPad offerings with its September event yesterday, and announced it will release iOS 14, iPadOS 14, watchOS 7 and tvOS 14 on September 16th. Today.
Anyway, here’s the hardware and subscriptions Apple announced yesterday and what it all means.
Apple Watch Series 6
There’s also a lower-cost Apple Watch SE:
Here’s how to pick between the Apple Watch Series 6, SE, and older models (The Verge).
New iPad Air is much better, and almost as good as the iPad Pro for now:
iPad (8th generation)
Apple One subscription bundle
🎫 Ad-supported mobile plans could be coming to AT&T in 2021 (Android Authority).
⚡ Speed Test G: Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2 vs Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra: Which ultra-premium device comes out on top? (Android Authority).
🙅♀️ Sony has rejected the Bloomberg report about lower PS5 production (Android Authority).
🆚 Sony WH-1000XM4 vs Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700: Battle for the throne (Android Authority).
📺 Android TV will very likely be branded as Google TV on the new Chromecast (XDA).
🍎 iOS 14 will have a new pickup truck emoji designed by Ford. But it has a problem… (Jalopnik).
🚗 Waze gets better: lane guidance, trip suggestions, traffic alerts, and more (VentureBeat).
🛂 What a saga — only in Australia?: “When you browse Instagram and find former Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott's passport number” (mango.pdf.zone).
📺 The Mandalorian season 2 trailer now out, shows the search for Baby Yoda’s home (Android Authority).
🐤 Why birds survived, and dinosaurs went extinct, after an asteroid hit earth (Smithsonian Mag).
😢 The father of Bill Gates, Bill Gates Sr, has died, aged 94 (Gates Notes).
💶 European Space Agency awards $153 million contract for its first planetary defense mission (TechCrunch).
🌞 “Why does the Moon's gravity cause tides on earth but the Sun's gravity doesn't?” (r/askscience).
The weird and wonderful Flying-V made a successful first flight, notes Ars Technica.
What’s next? More testing!
Yes, I would like to fly a Flying-V or in fact any aircraft one day again soon,
Tristan Rayner, Senior Editor
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