Liveblog: Apple's announcement of the iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3

Liveblog: Apple's announcement of the iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3
Apple's announcement schedule has been pretty easy to follow these last few years. The company unveils its new iPhone/s in the beginning of fall, and it follows up with its iPad event about a month or a month and a half later. It seems 2014 won't be much different for the company. Following the September 9 introduction of the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, Apple has now called for a new gathering, which will take place at its headquarters today. The tagline of the event: "It's been way too long", doesn't ring too many bells, but with yesterday's big leaks, it's safe to say that Apple is gearing up to announce its new iPad Air 2, and iPad mini 3, along with some new Mac computers.

As always, we're going to be liveblogging the event for you, so that you can get all the latest details about the company's newest tablet endeavors as soon as they arrive. Just be sure to visit this post again at the times listed below!

Meanwhile, it might be a good idea to go through our iPad 2014 rumor round-up one more time, in order to get up to speed before the event has begun!

EVENT START TIME: 10 AM PT | 11 AM MT | 12 PM CT | 1 PM ET | 5 PM GMT | 7 PM CET

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22 Comments

1. darkkjedii

Posts: 31079; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Ready... Set... Go...

4. clearblack

Posts: 59; Member since: Sep 04, 2014

I HOPE THAT IPAD AIR 2 BRING SOMETHING TO THE TABLE

6. darkkjedii

Posts: 31079; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Nothing wrong with it now

9. clearblack

Posts: 59; Member since: Sep 04, 2014

NOTHING WRONG WITH IT THAT IS TRUE BUT IOS IN IPAD NOT A SOLUTION IOS IS USELESS IN IPAD THE USE IS LIMITED IF THEY GO WITH OS X IN IPAD THAT GONA BE EPIC WISH APPLE WILL DO THAT

10. alextdarling

Posts: 21; Member since: Sep 21, 2013

i must say a mac osx version of the Microsoft surface would be great, i love my surface pro

14. Malcolm.Merlyn

Posts: 160; Member since: Sep 28, 2014

virtualbox ;-)

16. clearblack

Posts: 59; Member since: Sep 04, 2014

apple software in ms hardware haha

11. darkkjedii

Posts: 31079; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

OS X would be nice, but iOS is good too.

13. Malcolm.Merlyn

Posts: 160; Member since: Sep 28, 2014

no point arguing with this guy.

17. csoulr666

Posts: 116; Member since: Nov 04, 2013

I believe your Caps Lock key is stuck...

20. KingDingaLing

Posts: 324; Member since: Oct 11, 2013

He thinks that makes his point validated. YEA!!

12. Klamba92

Posts: 212; Member since: Jun 25, 2012

What are you hoping for exactly, do you think they will increase the resolution maybe multi window support? Or will it be iterative like an A8X, touch id, thinner, etc? I'm tempted to go for the Nexus 9 personally it looks great and reminiscent of the iPad design. However the 4:3 is really putting me off now as I know its great for web browsing and work but these black bars will be horrible for video watch for me. How do you guys like the 4:3 ratio?

18. ojdidit84

Posts: 462; Member since: Jul 16, 2011

Here's the livestream if you have an Apple device: http://www.apple.com/apple-events/2014-oct-event/

2. gaara6775

Posts: 738; Member since: May 20, 2014

Nexus 9 is the new king of tablets.

7. Malcolm.Merlyn

Posts: 160; Member since: Sep 28, 2014

brainwashed fan detected.

15. shuaibhere

Posts: 1986; Member since: Jul 07, 2012

Well it is his opinion...

3. NokiaFTW

Posts: 2072; Member since: Oct 24, 2012

Waiting to see what the iPad Air 2 brings to the table. If its good enough, I'll trade in my iPad 4 for it, if not, the Surface 3.

5. KonaStang4.6

Posts: 285; Member since: Nov 04, 2011

I hope they do add some things, otherwise its back to my iPad 3 and I'll be grabbing a Nexus 9.

8. alextdarling

Posts: 21; Member since: Sep 21, 2013

I always prefer Apples announcements more than the actual products. Android user.

19. Sakeem

Posts: 857; Member since: Sep 05, 2012

Did he just say magical??!!! siiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiigh

21. avyfa

Posts: 16; Member since: Feb 25, 2014

Yeah!!! 5k display!!! Say NO to the games!

22. BobbyDigital

Posts: 2125; Member since: May 29, 2014

Meh...

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