Vision Pro Headset. Allowing you to engage in virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) experiences, the device is designed to blend the real and digital worlds for both the wearer and those around them.
This device is powered by: the M2 and a new R1 chip for real-time sensor processing. The Vision Pro costs $3499 and won't be available until early 2024.
Apple is marketing the device as the "world's thinnest" 15-inch laptop, saying it weighs just over three pounds. The device comes with up to 18 hours of battery life, 500 nits of brightness, and a 1080p webcam. It costs $1,299, and you can order it today, with availability starting next week.
Both Mac Studio and Mac Pro are receiving updates powered by Apple Silicon. Apple calls the Mac Studio a "performance powerhouse", and it will come with options for an M2 Max or M2 Ultra chip. The Mac Pro, on the other hand, features only the M2 Ultra chip, as well as the PCIe expansion option. The Mac Studio starts at $1,999, while the Mac Pro starts at $6,999.
Apple has a new app for iOS, and it's called Journal. As the name suggests, Journal will encourage you to record your thoughts on recent activities or trips. Apple says that the app is protected with end-to-end encryption and that its logs are stored locally on your device. The app will arrive later this year.
Apple revealed a number of new features for iOS 17. Most notably, it includes a new StandBy feature that turns your iPhone screen into a home-like smart display when tilted horizontally while charging, displaying essential information like the time and date.
With iPadOS 17, Apple is adding new interactive widgets that let you quickly access apps and features from the Home screen. There are also updates to the device's Notes app, which will now be able to detect fields in a PDF. It will also feature a custom lock screen, just like on the iPhone, and will finally come with the Health app.
Apple announced some visual updates to macOS Sonoma, which will now support widgets that you can add to your desktop, along with new moving screensavers that you can also use as wallpaper.
Widgets are coming to watchOS 10; Apple is also adding several new watch faces, a way to measure how much time you spend in daylight, cycling features, and trail information for hikers.
Apple will soon let you use FaceTime on Apple TV. The new capability takes advantage of the iPhone's Continuity Camera, allowing you to use your iPhone as a substitute for a webcam while you view and chat with the people you meet from your TV.