Monday, 22 October 2018 02:28

Apple's 30 October event in Brooklyn to bring new iPads, Macs and more

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New iPads with Face ID, no home button and slim bezels are expected at Apple's next event this month, with suggestions the Mac mini, a new MacBook and the PowerMat charger are also due.

We might even get a sneak peek at Apple's new modular Mac Pro model due in 2019, and perhaps even an Apple Pencil 2.0, but what surprises are yet to come are still to be seen.

However, a new 11-inch iPad Pro in the same size as the current 10.5-inch model is expected, along with a new 12.9-inch iPad Pro that will presumably see its screen size increase while the chassis doesn't.

What's also new is that Apple used up to 370 different Apple logos as part of its event invitations to the media, with this Dropbox link from Twitter user @alixrezax showing them all, and the image above showing just a sample of Apple's creativity in recrafting its logo for the event.

Perhaps Apple was sick and tired of people trying to pick apart secret meanings in its invite imagery, so decided to come up with 370 different styles of the Apple logo to really get people talking.

There's been talk of a new Mac mini, with the current model now four years out of date, with a four-year-old processor and more, but this time, we're told it will be a more powerful model, rather than one with a cheaper price.

On the flip side, Apple is reportedly going to release a cheaper MacBook. Whether those two things are true are yet to be seen.

There's also talk that the long-delayed Apple charging pad that can wirelessly charge iPhones, the Apple Watch and a new set of Apple AirPods with a new wireless charging case will finally arrive too.

For Australians, we'll learn about it all in the early hours of Wednesday 31 October, so we'll have more info about that as the launch gets closer and it all happens!

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