Over the past few months, the world has been hooked with the latest stuff that Apple has to offer to every device and tech enthusiast. From the latest and most powerful in cloud computing to the latest gadgets that would be out in the market, there are many people waiting on what could be unveiled on the upcoming Apple event in Cupertino, California this October. Let us check the top 10 highlights of this upcoming event, and the things that can be learned in attending it.
10. Vision of Tim Cook
The world has been shocked when the news of Steve Job’s resignation came to light. He has been replaced by one of Apple’s member of the board, Tim Cook. He has been there when Jobs had to leave for surgery, and take the task of being CEO. Now that the position he took is official, everyone is anticipating of the path that Apple would take on his leadership.
9. Role of Steve Jobs
With Steve Jobs away, shareholders, customers, and business partners would now understand the difference of both leaderships. The legacy, his contributions, and breakthroughs will be unfolded as everything is being reviewed in a nutshell. They would come to know of the Jobs difference in the direction of Apple and its significance for the company.
8. Success of Apple
Just like in any Apple event, you will come to know of the various statistics that Apple will show to the world, in respect to the achievements and highlights attained. It can be about sales on iPhone in certain timeframes, the millions of apps being downloaded and purchased, or the impact in iPhone markets in different countries. You will hear numbers and figures presented in a unique fashion.
7. Future Plans of Apple
Everything that will be discussed in the upcoming event will have clues as to what the future holds for Apple. For example, as the iCloud includes integrated services with playing your music anywhere, it may involve development projects for the iTunes. On the other hand, there could be a blueprint of what the next iPhone would present, based on the expectations being set in the creation of the iPhone 5. They may not share the details, but you would sense what they would like to achieve in the near future.
Apps of many shapes and sizes will be discussed. Now that the iPhone 5 will be coming out soon, there may be some unveiling with new app concepts, support, and compatibilities. Games developers, utilities professionals, and programmers becomes the stars of the apps of the next iPhone generation.
5. Apple TV
A set top box that can stream and play your device contents and applications on TV is the main concept of the Apple TV when it was introduced to the public in 2010. However, this has been viewed as something not greater than a hobby, an option that can be brushed aside by many Apple device owners. However, this event may unveil a fresher and more intuitive box that can give the Apple TV a new perspective.
When the introduction of the iCloud occurred so many months ago, people had tried to comprehend what it can do to existing customers who owns a Mac PC, a MacBook, an iPhone, or an iPad. Some have been amazed of extracting previously purchased apps, while others were surprised of revealing previously unavailable apps that can be downloaded for some time. Back then, however, the iCloud was only available for developers. But with the event in place, it is expected to announce the availability of this service within the year.
The iOS 5 is Apple’s simple way of getting head to head with Google’s Android operating system, currently Gingerbread, with future releases of Ice Cream Sandwich and Jellybean. It will be looked at with an inquisitive eye, observing the unique difference of the latest iOS with its predecessor that has been the highlight of the iPhone 4.
2. Android and Samsung
Everyone has been conscious of the competition between Apple, Android, and Samsung. There were hot exchanges of court battles, charges of copyright violations, and other charges. With the upcoming event, people would know how Apple has beaten its competitors with numbers against sales, and other information, such as its success against the Galaxy Tab and the Samsung Galaxy SII.
1. iPhone 5
Of the many things that will be tackled and talked about, the iPhone 5 can be considered as the crowning glory of this year’s event. You may have been part of the rumor madness, beginning from the factory explosion in China, to the specs that are being talked about in ridiculous detail, despite of being a rumor. For over 3 months, many device freaks have followed the development, until it comes to an end. The event becomes the official rumor killer of the newest iPhone.