This week: Apple Watch Ultra, iPhone 14 Pro, AirPods Pro 2 — our reactions to everything!
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This week's stories
iPhone 14 Pro models get major camera upgrades and always-on displays
- Apple revealed its new iPhone 14 Pro and Pro Max handsets Wednesday with numerous updates, including massive camera upgrades, always-on displays, an improved A16 chip and the notorious “notch” replaced with a pill-shaped cutout with new “Dynamic Island” interactive functionality.
iPhone 14 Pro’s Dynamic Island looks … shockingly original?
- On iPhone 14 Pro models, the notch is gone! It's replaced by what Apple calls the Dynamic Island -- This transforms the pill-shaped cutout into a wild new way to . Always active, it shows information from native and third-party apps, including alerts, so you can keep track of things at a glance, no matter what app you’re in.
iPhone 14 Plus ushers in big changes
- The two Pro models usually get all the attention, but it’s the “standard” iPhone that’s the top seller. That makes the 6.1-inch iPhone 14 the most important model introduced at the event.
Apple Watch Ultra is a big, bulky, beautiful beast
- Measuring 49mm in height, the Ultra is a whopping 4mm taller than the largest Series 7. It boasts the largest watch screen Apple has ever made.
New AirPods Pro support personalized Spatial Audio and precision finding
- With a new low-distortion audio driver and custom amplifier, Apple says the new H2 chip in AirPods Pro 2 provides an "exceptional acoustic experience", including richer bass and clearer sound across a wider range of frequencies.
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