Talking Tech 13th September 2022

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Talking Tech - Vision Australia Radio

Vision Australia's Senior Adaptive Technology Consultant David Woodbridge talks with Stephen Jolley about the latest developments and gadgets in the t 
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My notes from last weeks Apple Keynote event on the Apple Watch, AirPods, and the iPhone Audio Described.

 

Apple Watch

 

Series 8

Basic hardware the same as S6, and S7.

Temperature sensor for ovulation.

 

Crash detection for detecting severe car crash.

 

Low power mode to extend Apple Watch to 36 hours.

Available on S4 and above running Watch OS 9.

 

42MM and 45MM.

 

$629 starting price.

 

Apple Watch SE still available.

No temp tracking, blood oxygen or ECG.

 

40MM and 44MM.

 

$329 stating price.

 

Apple Watch Ultra

 

Titanium space grade casing above edge of glass to avoid side damage to glass.

Action button, bigger Digital Crown, and side button that stands out to make it easier to use with gloves..

2nd speaker for increased speaker volume.

3 microphones for voice calls in windy, conditions.

36 hours of battery life on a single charge or 60 hours on battery optimisation.

3 specific band types with their own colours: Alpine, trail, and Dive.

Better gps with L5 for better satellite positioning.

86 decibel siren which works up to 180  metres away to get attention..

Works as a dive watch through a specific app.

Crash detection for car crash.

Cellular/Wifi model, no wifi only.

 

AirPods (AirPods Pro)

 

Upgrade from H1 to H2 chip.

Better audio frequency.

Better directional microphones.

4 ear tips now to choose from with AirPods.

Touch volume control for AirPods.

6hrs of listening time.

30hrs of charging time from the case.

Can find the case with U1 chip, also has speaker to give audio feedback on charge etc.

Can use Apple Watch charger. as well as Qi.

 

iPhone (iPhone 14 and 14 Plus)

 

6.1 and 6.7 (6.7 is the plus model).

Aluminium.

Lots of case colours.

A15 chip.

No more physical Simm tray in US.

Has crash detection for car crash..

Longer battery life.

 

iPhone 14 Pro

6.1 and 6.7 (6.7 is iPhone Pro Max).

Stainless steel.

All ways on display.

Dynamic island for specific notifications.

Lots of case colours.

Has crash detection for car crash..

A16 chip.

48MPS raw camera verses 12MPS on iPhone 14: but default photos still 12mps.

Longer battery life.

 

$1749 starting price.

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