Apple October 2018 Event Coverage

We’ve seen three new iPhones and an Apple Watch from Apple this year, but the company has one more event left before 2018 comes to a close. On October 30 in Brooklyn, New York City, Apple will take the wraps off new devices, heavily rumored to be a new iPad Pro, an iPad Mini, a Macbook Air, as well as a new Mac Mini.

The event will be live-streamed for the world to see what Apple has been working on. It starts up at 10 a.m. ET, which is 7 a.m. PT.

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The new MacBook Air has finally landed. Is it everything we hoped it would be?

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The Apple AirPods 2 needed to come out today. Here are four reasons why

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Second-generation Apple Pencil writes a new chapter for device

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iPad Pro 2018: 5 features we love, 5 features we don’t

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New Macs, a faster iPad Pro, and higher prices – Here’s what Apple announced

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It’s finally here. Apple’s new MacBook Air has Touch ID and Retina for $1,199

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Apple may show off up to three new desktop iMacs on October 30

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