Archive for September 17th, 2014

by Tom Nelson

AppleInsider is reporting that Apple is planning a media event for mid to late October, with the 21st being a likely date. Citing an internal source from Apple, AppleInsider claims that there are project schedules for various groups within Apple that all have a mid-October deadline.


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This makes perfect sense if the goal of the projects includes a product introduction at a late October media event. AppleInsider says its source is reliable, and I have no reason to doubt the unknown source or AppleInsider, as this information falls right in line with what is traditionally a time for Apple to make product announcements.

As for the products that will be seen on stage, it goes without saying that OS X Yosemite will be there, and likely a couple of new iPad models. Apple will likely be showing off iOS 8 on the iPads and OS X Yosemite, which has quite a few iOS 8 integration capabilities, including Handoff, that fundamentally change how a Mac, iPad, and iPhone work together. In the past, you simply synced basic app data, such as mail, contacts, and calendars. With Handoff, you can stop your work on one device, and pick up right where you left off on another; no files to sync, no apps to upload a document to the cloud and then download it; you’re right where you left off, ready to continue working.

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