Apple’s September 7 Far Out Event – Live Blog & Instant Recap

I'm dropping in late to the Apple Far Out Event – so here's an instant recap!

The 3 products focused on this announcement are AirPods, iPhone, and Apple Watch. First impressions:

Top Highlights:

iPhone 14 Pro Max:

  • Crash detection
  • Emergency SOS

Event Recap & Immediate Thoughts

5:30 – Apple Watch

Apple Watch stories – a strong focus on catastrophic events where the Apple Watch saved their lives. A strong connection here to the Apple watch as a safety device.

Thoughts: interesting how Apple is positioning the watch as a health and safety device.

9:50 – Apple Watch Series 8

Always on interface.

New watch face visualizations.

Cycle tracking for women.

New: integrated temperature sensor for menstrual cycle tracking for women's health.

Monitors cycle shifts.

Detailed view of cycle. Can be shared with healthcare provider.

15:45 – New: Crash Detection on Apple Watch

Notifies emergency contacts if car crash detected.

18:30 – New: Low Power Mode increases battery life from 18 hrs to 36 hrs

Available in Series 4 and later.

New: Tracks stride length when running.

Now can tell type of swim when swimming.

Now dries itself off.

Can track REM sleep down to minute.

23:00 – Apple Watch SE is popular with core features.

20% faster than previous SE.

Many same features as Series 8.

25:00 – Apple Watch Ultra – a watch for adventurers

This looks absolutely amazing.

Night mode.

Pushes boundaries.

Alpine loop is for explorers.

Ocean band fits over wetsuit.

Trail loop – lightweight textile. Thinnest band yet.

“Ultra is a totally new expression of Apple Watch.”

32:00 – New GPS on L1 and the new L5 GPS.

I've never heard of L1 vs L5 GPS, so this is new to me.

Last Updated on September 7, 2022 by Joe

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