Apple is now readying a revamped iPad Mini with a high-resolution “retina” display. It’s also working on a thinner, lighter version of its standard 9.7-inch iPad, using a thin film instead of the glass found in existing models, based on information from the company’s parts suppliers.
Apple reveals full set of new icons for iLife and iWork apps
“GarageBand is free on the App Store for all iOS 7 compatible devices; additional GarageBand instruments and sounds are available with an in-app purchase. iPhoto, iMovie, Pages, Numbers, and Keynote are free on the App Store for qualifying iOS 7 compatible devices activated on or after September 1, 2013.”
Apple is expected to unveil the new apps at its media event on Tuesday. Other products on the menu include an updated iPad and iPad mini, new Retina MacBook Pros, Apple’s redesigned Mac Pro, and OS X Mavericks.
“Steve Jobs is considered a genius who blended technology and creativity to invent and market a product which dramatically changed six industries — personal computers, animated movies, music, phones, tablet computing and digital publishing,” according to the property evaluation.
“His influence is expected to be felt by multiple generations forthcoming.“
“…MacRumors has learned from a reliable source that the company has already begun shipments of at least some of the new hardware into the United States.
As is not unheard of for the company, Apple is already beginning to stockpile units in the United States for quick distribution to carrier partners, other third-party retail partners, and its own channels.”