Until now, it has specialised in high-end graphics processing units (GPUs). These are commonly used by gamers to deliver There may not be a new 5G iPhone just yet, but Apple tried to > compensate for any disappointment by giving its fans several new devices to play with while they wait. The company announced the latest versions of its Apple Watch and iPad, as well as a new subscription bundle that combines several of its services — albeit for a hefty price. Here's everything > Apple rolled out at its latest virtual product launch on Tuesday. Apple made a pitch for the Covid-19 era with the sixth generation of its flagship wearable device, adding new health and fitness features to help monitor oxygen levels, hand-washing techniques and home workouts. The Apple Watch 6 uses LED lights and photo sensors on its bottom surface to measure the amount of oxygen in a user's blood, by monitoring how much light the blood reflects. The device can also notify users if they are at a higher altitude, to remind them that their blood oxygen levels may be different than normal.But beware the fine print: Apple warns that its blood oxygen measurements end. The Apple Watch Series of also includes previously announced software updates including automatic hand-washing detection and sleep tracking.
The watch starts at $399, with a version that has cellular capability costing $499. Both will officially hit stores this Friday. For those who don't want to pay as much to monitor their blood oxygen levels, Apple unveiled a slightly cheaper version of the watch with more limited features. Starting at $279, the Apple Watch SE uses a slower chip than the Apple Watch Series 6 but is still twice as fast as the $199 Series 3 model. It will run the latest version of watchOS. The cellular model allows for phone calls, messages and more. Like other models, it has fall detection, the latest motion sensors and it's swimproof.The Apple Watch also won't come with a USB power adapter anymore, said Lisa Jackson, Apple VP of environment, policy and social initiatives, framing it as a way the company is continuing to go green. That means if you don't have one laying around at home to charge your watch, you'll need to purchase one separately. The 8th generation of the iPad features what Apple says is an all-day battery, faster graphics and processing, a better camera and the A12 bionic chip, which Apple says is ever. The device