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Apple Celebrating Chinese New Year With Heartwarming Short Film, Today at Apple Sessions, and Gift Guide

Apple has shared a heartwarming short film about three generations of Chinese women coming together for the Chinese New Year. The video, starring leading Chinese actress Zhou Xun, was shot on the iPhone 11 Pro. Prominently featured on Apple's website in China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan, the short film was directed by Academy Award nominee Theodore Melfi, with cinematography by Golden Globe Award nominee Lawrence Sher. Apple has also shared a Chinese New Year gift guide on its website in China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, and Singapore. Likewise, Apple Stores are celebrating the Chinese New Year with a series of special "Today at Apple" sessions called "Modern Traditions" through February 8 in China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, and Singapore. "Breathe new life into local traditions through photography and more in fun hands-on sessions for the whole family." This year, the Chinese New Year falls on January

Apple Celebrates Chinese New Year With Exclusive Wallpapers Created on iPad, iMac, and MacBook Pro

In celebration of the 2017 Chinese New Year, designated Year of the Rooster, Apple has launched a new section on its website in China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, and Singapore highlighting five young Chinese artists that have created contemporary versions of traditional "Nianhua" folk art. The first day of the Chinese New Year is January 28, 2017. The artists include Victo Ngai, Eszter Chen, Zhou Fan, Ye Hongxing, and Jiang Shan. Apple has given some background information on each piece of art created for the Chinese New Year celebrations, which were all created using a range of its products, including the MacBook Pro, iPad Pro, Apple Pencil, and iMac. Software programs used to make the art include Procreate for iPad, and Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator for Mac. On its website, Apple has wallpaper download links for each piece of art, as well as the date and location where each artist's work will be showcased at an Apple retail store in China. Earlier this week, accessory maker Mophie also announced a product of its own that has a theme surrounding the Year of the Rooster. Available on Apple.com, users can purchase a version of Mophie's Powerstation Plus XL mobile battery with all-new artwork designed by Chinese street artist Hua Tunan. The XL universal battery offers 12,000 mAh of charge to both iOS and micro USB devices. Apple has offered exclusive wallpapers to users in the past, last March encouraging fans to use its Renew program with a set of pro-environment backgrounds. For the Chinese New Year images, users can choose to download each piece of art in

Apple to Sell Exclusive Apple Watch Sport Models for Chinese New Year

Apple has announced that it will release two exclusive Apple Watch Sport models to celebrate the Chinese New Year on February 8. The special models will be available in China, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Singapore and Taiwan until February 22. The exclusive models and their prices have not yet appeared on the Apple Online Store. Apple Watch Sport is currently offered in 12 models, including new anodized gold finishes and band colors announced in September. Update (8:20 a.m. PT): Mashable reports the exclusive Apple Watch Sport models will be available between January 15 and February 22 in yellow gold aluminium and silver aluminium with (PRODUCT)RED sport bands. Update (9:10 a.m. PT): The limited edition 38mm and 42mm Apple Watch Sport models are now available on the Apple Online Store for between $518 and $598 in Singapore. Prices vary in other