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How to watch Apple’s Spring Loaded event if you missed it live

Apple’s Spring Loaded event has ended, and there has been a rush of new products — including a new iMac and iPad Pro.

It was Apple’s first big event of 2021, and it was streamed online for all the world to see. Here’s everything you need to know about how to watch Apple’s Spring Loaded event now that it has drawn to a close, as well as a quick rundown of what was announced at the event.

How to watch Apple’s Spring Loaded event if you missed it

Continuing with the trend for recent press events and media announcements during the global pandemic, Apple’s Spring Loaded event wasn’t be held in person. Instead, like prior events, the Spring Loaded event was broadcast online, with press, dedicated Apple fans, and general viewers invited to view the livestream to see what was unveiled.

The event was scheduled for 10 a.m. PT on Tuesday, April 20, however, the video is still available on Apple’s website and on YouTube in the video embedded above.

What was announced at the Apple event?

Want a quick look at what you missed during the Apple Spring Loaded event livestream? Here are a few product highlights from the show.

Apple Card

Apple announced updates to the Apple Card, which falls under its services business. The rollout is part of Apple Card family, which will allow kids over the age of 13 to use the card.

Apple Podcast

Apple announced the biggest change to Podcast since its debut, with a new podcast app and a premium subscription service called Podcasts+. It will launch in 170 countries and regions next month.

New iPhone Color and AirTags

Apple announced new hues and colors for its iPhone lineup, including a shade of purple for the iPhone 12, as well as the long-rumored Apple AirTags. The latter uses Apple’s U1 ultra wideband chip to guide you to your lost or misplaced items. Each tag is $29 with a four-pack costing $99.

New Apple TV 4K

Apple is announcing a refresh to its set-top box to help you take advantage of its Apple TV+ service. Here’s everything we know about the new Apple 4K TV.

New iMac

Apple also unveiled a new iMac for 2021 at its virtual event. It is the biggest overhaul of the all-in-one desktop in nearly a decade.

New iPad Pro

The new iPad Pro models keep the overall design of previous-generation models, however, with improved performance. With M1 chips and 5G, this new tablet is a great addition to the iPad lineup.

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