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This is What to Expect from Apple in 2015

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This is What to Expect from Apple in 2015

There’s always a lot to look forward to from Apple, but the upcoming year looks particularly exciting. Coming up from Apple in 2015 is a brand new product called the Apple Watch; all the regular (but still exciting) yearly updates to technology like the MacBook, the iPhone, and the iPad; as well as possibly the much-anticipated revolutionary upgrade to the Apple TV. Read below to learn what to expect from Apple in 2015.

1. Apple Watch

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    Apple held its press event announcing the Apple Watch in September, but the gadget isn’t expected to debut for at least a couple more months until February. The first new category of product since the iPad launched in 2010, the Apple Watch is smart technology on your wrist similar to Android Wear. The Apple Watch will come in three forms: Watch, Watch Sport, and Watch Edition, each of which have multiple screen sizes to choose from. The price starts at $349.

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    Many think that the Apple Watch will legitimize wearable technology for the masses, so its launch is sure to be exciting. It’s arguably Apple’s most anticipated launch of 2015.

    2. MacBook Air Retina

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      A retina version of the crazy-thin MacBook Air is expected from Apple in early 2015. With the help of new Intel CPUs, Apple finally has a way to use a retina display for its MacBook Airs while holding on to a 10-hour battery life. This isn’t going to revolutionize the PC market by any stretch, but it’s sure to delight a lot of computer users looking for higher resolution screens. It will likely start at $899, the same price as the current MacBook Air.

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      3. iPhone 6s/7

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        The new iPhone, whatever it’s called, will get a lot of attention like all iPhones do, but the upgrades expected honestly aren’t anything all that special. They might upgrade from gorilla glass to scratch-resistant sapphire and move up to a more powerful A9 chip. There’s also a remote possibility of wireless charging and maybe a reversible USB charger, but those are only rumors right now. If history is any indication, the new iPhone will launch in September. A $199 price with a two-year cell phone contract can be expected.

        4. iPad Pro/iPad Plus

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          I don’t know how many people were clamoring for a bigger iPad from Apple in 2015, but for those who were, I’ve got good news. What may be known as the iPad Pro or the iPad Plus is expected to be 12.9 inches. Targeted primarily for professional use, the word is that Apple and IBM partnered to create around a hundred enterprise apps for iPads and iPhones. Since the tablet market is on unsteady ground, Apple hopes this new iPad will shake things up. The expected release date for the device is currently somewhere between April and June, but that could easily change. The iPad Pro/iPad Plus could either start at the current iPad’s price of $499 or jump to $599.

          5. Apple TV

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            The $99 streaming box competing with the likes of Roku, Chromecast and the Amazon Fire TV is hopefully getting a long-awaited upgrade from Apple in 2015. The biggest hurdle for Apple is acquiring content that will enable them to steal people away from their cable subscriptions. HBO offering a streaming service separate from cable was a good start, but Apple needs more than that. There are rumors that the new Apple TV will have a PVR-style hard drive, which could turn it into a full home entertainment device. That would mean that it would cost significantly more than its current $99 price tag, though. No release date is known, though fans are hoping it will show up sometime in the new year.

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            Hopefully we’ll see the Apple TV, along with all the other gadgets, at some point from Apple in 2015.

            Featured photo credit: Apple amnesty/Dan Taylor via flickr.com

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