Apple Sales News

By March 9, 2015Apple, news
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MacBook

Shipping April 10

MacBook on Apple.com

The New MacBook

At just 2 pounds and 13.1 mm thin, the new MacBook is Apple’s thinnest and lightest notebook.

It features a stunning 12-inch Retina display, new Apple-designed keyboard, all-new Force Touch trackpad, fifth-generation Intel Core M processors, fast PCIe-based flash storage, and all-day battery life. And it’s available in three gorgeous metal finishes—Gold, Space Gray, and Silver.

The new MacBook is designed for a wireless world and is the ideal notebook for customers looking for the complete Mac experience in Apple’s most portable notebook ever.

Mac

Now available

Mac on Apple.com

Updates to Mac notebooks

13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display
The 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display now features the all-new Force Touch trackpad, fifth-generation Intel Core processors, next-generation Intel Iris Graphics 6100, and ultrafast PCIe-based flash storage. It’s the ideal notebook for enthusiasts and professionals looking for fast performance in an incredibly compact and light design.

MacBook Air
The MacBook Air line now features fifth-generation Intel Core processors, next-generation Intel HD Graphics 6000, and a Thunderbolt 2 port. And with all-day battery life, MacBook Air will go with you and stay with you the entire day.

Watch

Available April 24

Apple Watch on Apple.com

Apple Watch – Coming in April

Apple Watch will be available on Friday, April 24 to customers in Australia, Canada, China, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, the UK, and the U.S.

On Friday, April 10, Apple Watch will be available for pre-order through the Apple Online Store. And Apple Retail Stores and select department store shop-in-shops will begin offering customers the chance to preview their choice of Apple Watch and try it on.

For more details, see the press release.

ResearchKit ResearchKit on Apple.com

ResearchKit introduced

Apple has created ResearchKit, an open source software framework designed for medical and health research to help doctors and scientists gather data more frequently and more accurately from participants using iPhone apps.

Several world-class research institutions have already developed apps with ResearchKit for studies on asthma, breast cancer, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and Parkinson’s disease. These apps are available on the App Store in the U.S. today, and will be available in more countries in the future.

ResearchKit will be released in April. See the press release and website for more details.

HBO Now

Available April 2015
(U.S. only)

Apple TV on Apple.com

HBO NOW on Apple TV, iPad, and iPhone

With HBO NOW, Apple customers have an incredible new way to watch many of their favorite HBO programs. They can subscribe to HBO right from an Apple TV or iOS device—no cable or satellite subscription required—and get instant access to every episode of every season of HBO’s award-winning original shows and Hollywood blockbusters.

HBO NOW will be available for just $14.99 a month with no long-term contract or commitment. Customers can sign up on Apple TV, iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch, and get the first month for free.