October 2018 Event

By MacRumors Staff

October 2018 Event Articles

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Apple Online Store Lists Blackmagic eGPU 'Pro', Available Late November for $1,199

Tuesday October 30, 2018 8:39 am PDT by
Apple's online store is now listing a new Blackmagic eGPU "Pro", following several major product launches today. The new Blackmagic eGPU Pro features a Radeon RX Vega 56 graphics processor with 8GB of HBM2 memory, two Thunderbolt 3 ports, four USB 3 ports, an HDMI 2.0 port, and a DisplayPort 1.4 port, allowing for 85W of power to charge a MacBook Pro at the same time. The eGPU is...
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Apple Announces New Magnetic Apple Pencil Featuring Tap Gestures and Wireless Charging

Tuesday October 30, 2018 7:58 am PDT by
Alongside the new iPad Pro, Apple also announced a new Apple Pencil available for $129 (preorders today, shipping November 7). The second-generation pencil magnetically attaches to the new iPad Pro for both pairing and wireless charging. The biggest addition to the Pencil, aside from the new magnetic charging feature, is a double-tap gesture — a finger tap on the pencil itself while you...
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Apple Reveals New 11-Inch and 12.9-Inch iPad Pro Models With Slim Bezels and Face ID

Tuesday October 30, 2018 7:40 am PDT by
Apple today revealed the all-new iPad Pro, with an edge-to-edge LCD "Liquid Retina" display, slimmer bezels, no Home Button, Face ID, and a magnetic attachment support for the new Apple Pencil. The new 11-inch iPad Pro has the same footprint as the previous 10.5-inch iPad Pro, but now with a bigger display thanks to the slimmer bezels. The 12.9-inch version is actually smaller than the previous...
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Apple Announces New MacBook Air With 13-Inch Retina Display and Touch ID

Tuesday October 30, 2018 7:32 am PDT by
Apple in New York today announced a new Retina Display-equipped MacBook Air, the first major update to the model in several years. The display is the centerpiece of the update, but it also gains a pair of Thunderbolt 3 ports and retains its headphone jack, mirroring other 13-inch notebooks in Apple's lineup. It's available in gold, silver, and space gray. Pricing starts at $1,199, with...
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Apple Announces New Space Gray Mac mini With 4-Core or 6-Core Intel Processor and Up to 64GB RAM, Starting at $799

Tuesday October 30, 2018 7:31 am PDT by
Apple announced a brand new Mac mini with a space gray finish at its "There's more in the making" media event held in Brooklyn, New York today. The new space gray Mac mini comes with quad- and 6-core 8th-generation Intel Core processors with Turbo Boost Speeds up to 4.6GHz, making it 5 times faster than the previous generation, and up to 64GB of 2,666MHz RAM. Storage wise, all Mac minis...
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Live Coverage of Apple's October 2018 iPad and Mac Event

Tuesday October 30, 2018 6:00 am PDT by
Apple's "There's more in the making" event at the Howard Gilman Opera House in Brooklyn, New York, begins at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time (7:00 a.m. Pacific Time), and we're expecting to see a number of iPad and Mac announcements today. Later today will also see the release of iOS 12.1, bringing Group FaceTime, new emoji, live Depth Control in camera previews, and Dual SIM support for Apple's...
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Apple Store Down Ahead of Today's Event in New York City

Tuesday October 30, 2018 3:44 am PDT by
Apple has taken down its online store ahead of today's event in New York, scheduled to begin 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, Howard Gilman Opera House. Apple's October event will focus on products not introduced at the iPhone-centric event in September. On that occasion, Apple failed to take down its sitemap XML leading up to the event, resulting in a raft of major ...
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What to Expect at Apple's October 30th Event: New iPad Pros, Mac Mini, Low-Cost Retina Notebook and More

Friday October 26, 2018 1:41 pm PDT by
While Apple introduced iPhones back in September, there are still a number of products that the company is planning to refresh before the end of the year, necessitating a second fall 2018 event, set to be held on Tuesday, October 30 in New York City. Apple's October event will focus on the iPad and the Mac, and below, we've rounded up everything we expect to see along with a few other products ...

Apple Starts Decorating Howard Gilman Opera House Ahead of Next Week's Event

Thursday October 25, 2018 12:09 pm PDT by
Ahead of next Tuesday's event focused on new iPad Pro and Mac models, Apple has started decorating the Howard Gilman Opera House at the Brooklyn Academy of Music in New York City, which is where the event is set to take place. Japanese site Mac Otakara this afternoon shared a YouTube video that shows the progress on the decorations at the site. Apple is applying colorful decals to the...

Apple Updates Events App for Apple TV Ahead of October 30th Keynote

Wednesday October 24, 2018 5:09 pm PDT by
Apple today updated its Events app for the fourth and fifth-generation Apple TV in preparation for the October 30th event that's expected to see the debut of new iPad Pro models and several new Macs. The updated Events app can be downloaded from the tvOS App Store, and it features artwork from the media invites that were sent out last week. Apple's Events app, along with the Events...

Here Are All of the Apple Logos Included in the October 30 Event Invites

Wednesday October 24, 2018 10:49 am PDT by
For its upcoming October 30th event, Apple sent out unique media invites this year, with a different Apple logo on each and every one. The artwork for the Apple logos varies from the abstract to the classic, with Apple tapping multiple artists for the design. As it turns out, there were more than 350 one-of-a-kind Apple logos created for the event invites, which we're sharing in high...

Apple Launches Special Event Page for October Event With Dynamic Set of Apple Logos

Thursday October 18, 2018 10:07 am PDT by
Apple today sent out invites for an upcoming October 30th event set to be held in Brooklyn. Apple did something special for its invites this time around, and each one features unique artwork with a different Apple logo. Apple also designed a new event page for the event, and each time you reload the page, you can see a new Apple logo that Apple created. It's not clear how many different...

Apple Invites Media to October 30th Event in New York City

Thursday October 18, 2018 9:07 am PDT by
Apple today sent out media invites for a second major 2018 event set to be held in New York City on Tuesday, October 30 at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, Howard Gilman Opera House. Apple's October event, which will focus on products not introduced at the iPhone-centric event in September, will kick off at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time. Image via Neil Cybart Apple sent out multiple different...