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With the conclusion of today's spring "Let Us Loop You In" event that saw the debut of the iPhone SE, 9.7-inch iPad Pro, and new Apple Watch updates, Apple has posted the full 63-minute video event recap on its website, and a YouTube version should be coming in the near future.

On YouTube, Apple has shared all of the videos that were shown during the event, including an overview of the 9.7-inch iPad, a look at ResearchKit, and an overview of "Liam," a robot that breaks down recycled Apple products to reuse as much of the raw materials as possible.


- The New iPad Pro
- ResearchKit -- Empowering doctors, researchers, and now you
- Liam - An Innovation Story
- Apple - 40 Years in 40 Seconds

MacRumors posted extended coverage on all of the new products that were announced today, ranging from what's new in iOS 9.3, tvOS 9.2, OS X 10.11.4, and watchOS 2.2 updates to the features in the 9.7-inch iPad Pro and the 4-inch iPhone SE. A full list of our event coverage is below:

- Live Coverage of Apple's 'Let Us Loop You In' iPhone SE and 9.7" iPad Pro Event
- Apple Announces New 4-Inch iPhone SE Starting at $399
- Apple Announces 9.7-Inch iPad Pro with Apple Pencil Support, True Tone Display
- Apple Announces Nylon Watch Bands, Drops Starting Apple Watch Price to $299
- Apple Announces New Software Framework App Called 'CareKit'
- Apple Offers Lightning to USB-C Cable for Fast-Charging 12.9-inch iPad Pro
- Apple Releases OS X 10.11.4 El Capitan With Live Photos Support for Messages, Password Protected Notes
- Apple Releases iOS 9.3 With Night Shift, New Quick Actions, App Improvements, '1970' Bug Fix and More
- Apple Releases tvOS 9.2 With Bluetooth Keyboard Support, Siri App Store Search, App Folders, Dictation and More
- Apple Releases watchOS 2.2 With Multi-Watch Support for iPhone, Maps Improvements
- Hands-On With iPhone SE, 9.7´´ iPad Pro, and New Apple Watch Bands
- Apple Event Tidbits: USB 2 Transfer Speeds for 9.7-inch iPad Pro, 256GB Storage Option for 12.9-inch iPad Pro
- Apple Releases iTunes 12.3.3 With Support for iPhone SE and 9.7-inch iPad Pro
- Existing iPhone 5 and 5s Cases Fit Apple's New iPhone SE

Article Link: Event Recap: Apple Announces iPhone SE, 9.7-inch iPad Pro, New Apple Watch Bands
 

soupcan

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Disappointed that no attention was given to Macs. Oh well. WWDC it is.

Other than that, good products, except the 9.7" iPad Pro with that horrible camera bump on the back. Apple had 2 years since the launch of the iPhone 6 to learn that it is not a good design decision yet here we are with it anyway. The hell were they thinking? It's one thing on a phone but on a tablet that lies down more than it does in hands, especially with the Apple Pencil? Pathetic. "Use a case" is no argument here. Bad design decisions shouldn't be covered up and "fixed" with a case. It shouldn't be incorporated in the first place.
 
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Having spent a lot of money on the 128GB version of the 12" iPad Pro at launch only a few months ago, I am really not happy they've announced a 256GB version now, just a few months later. I would have bought the 256GB version in the first place had it been available. This is a real kick in the teeth for iPad Pro customers. They should have made the 256GB verision available at launch last November.
 
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creediddy

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Having spent a lot of money on the 128GB version of the 12" iPad Pro at launch only a few months ago, I am really not happy they've announced a 256GB version now, just a few months later. I would have bought the 256GB version in the first place had it been available. This is a real kick in the teeth for iPad Pro customers. They should have made the 256GB verision available at launch last November.

It's easy. Go to your local Apple store and complain.
 
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Jcknows0

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I'm pretty sure this was the worst Apple event in recent memory. You know they are lacking in product ideas when they spend half the time talking about their waste centers. I'm not against spreading the eco message, just seems ridiculous in an event where you announce two rehashed products and watch bands.
 
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Disappointed that no attention was given to Macs. Oh well. WWDC it is.

Other than that, good products, except the 9.7" iPad Pro with that horrible camera bump on the back. Apple had 2 years since the launch of the iPhone 6 to learn that it is not a good design decision yet here we are with it anyway. The hell were they thinking? It's one thing on a phone but on a tablet that lies down more than it does in hands, especially with the Apple Pencil? Pathetic. "Use a case" is no argument here. Bad design decisions shouldn't be covered up and "fixed" with a case. It shouldn't be incorporated in the first place.

Perhaps not till fall.
 
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Having spent a lot of money on the 128GB version of the 12" iPad Pro at launch only a few months ago, I am really not happy they've announced a 256GB version now, just a few months later. I would have bought the 256GB version in the first place had it been available. This is a real kick in the teeth for iPad Pro customers. They should have made the 256GB verision available at launch last November.
Request a refund or exchange.
 
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I'm pretty sure this was the worst Apple event in recent memory. You know they are lacking in product ideas when they spend half the time talking about their waste centers. I'm not against spreading the eco message, just seems ridiculous in an event where you announce two rehashed products and watch bands.

They named the event after watch bands. How much were you really expecting?
 
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d0minick

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really would like the LTE pro 9.7 but i can't justify 128gb and the price. I'll buy it when they lower.
 
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braintumor

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Worst keynote ever!!!

Lets be real for a second, there was actually nothing new at all, except the new apple watch band!

Before I get some comments "but what about the new iphone and ipad"... Yeah lets break it down:
- iPhone SE: Its an iphone 6s (minus 3d touch) in a 5s body... yeah, that must have taken them years of innovating
- iPad Pro: Its the larger ipad pro (plus flash & new ambient light sensor) inside an ipad air 2 body

Other then that there was nothing else, just rehashing the new iOS and tvOS features (which are not really new) and half an hour of politics at the start

If I would be an apple shareholder, I would be really concerned which direction apple is going, especially in light of the recent product presentations of the competition
 
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Westside guy

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I can't really wait for WWDC, so I'll tell the boss we need to settle for last year's Mac technology.

The most interesting part of this whole event was Apple tacitly admitting the Watch is overpriced. Practically speaking, their price drop doesn't make much practical difference - I've seen it at various retailers for the same price (and sometimes lower) for a few months now.

This event definitely pegged the Lameness Meter.
 
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MacsRgr8

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Hmm.... all rumours were correct.
Maybe the fact that the iPad mini 2 is still around was the biggest surprise.

Not the moest exciting Keynote.
 
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ReneR

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Having spent a lot of money on the 128GB version of the 12" iPad Pro at launch only a few months ago, I am really not happy they've announced a 256GB version now, just a few months later. I would have bought the 256GB version in the first place had it been available. This is a real kick in the teeth for iPad Pro customers. They should have made the 256GB verision available at launch last November.

yeah, that is the new un-upgradeable Apple-tech.

when I was arguing this even for the regular MacBook Pros in another thread people wanted to convince me some hundred lunch day GB are enough for everyone :-/

That even Apple does not offer original Apple SSD upgrades for MacBooks where the SSD is a modular PCIe stick is pathetic, ... :-!
 
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CmdrLaForge

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Are those very expensive Gold Watches missing from the store?

Besides that - most uneventful Apple event I can remember. There was literally nothing new besides the watch bands. The products announced all include already released technology besides I believe this new true tone display? Not sure.

The products (SE and iPad Pro) are great additions. I remember in the past Apple just added such kind of new products to its homepage. There is no event needed. Would have been fine this time around as well.
 
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macs4nw

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Having spent a lot of money on the 128GB version of the 12" iPad Pro at launch only a few months ago, I am really not happy they've announced a 256GB version now, just a few months later. I would have bought the 256GB version in the first place had it been available. This is a real kick in the teeth for iPad Pro customers. They should have made the 256GB verision available at launch last November.
I agree. More so because iPads don't get upgraded by users on an annual basis nearly as much as iPhones do.
 
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ReneR

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Well, a couple of minor software update tweaks, a niche iPhone and an mid-size iPad upgrade.
Not such an revolutionary event today :-/
Mac and OS X needs some love, though, ..!

PS: I like the SE though, a pity I went for the 6s would have preferred the smaller size.
 
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