Long-time fan & client of most of their products.
Small-time investor.

08 Sep 2022

Apple Keynote


Series 8

  • Temperature sensing.
  • Very clever to start with Watch’s ovulation features in the wake of the Wade vs Roe reversal.
  • (Road) Crash Detection: good feature.
  • Low Power Mode: up to 36h (vs 18h)
  • Roaming support.
  • Sleep stages.

Watch SE

Watch Ultra

$799 / 999 EUR (!)

  • Action Button
  • Titanium case
  • Siren
  • Precision GPS
  • Night Mode
  • 60h on low power mode

Airpods Pro v2


  • Spatial Audio
  • Sound Tuning
  • Better noise cancellation
  • Adaptive Transparency
  • Volume control on earpiece
  • 6h listening time
  • 30h with charging case
    -Charging case improvements (location finding, charging, etc..)

iPhone 14 & iPhone 14 Plus

  • Dynamic Island: Good progress in UX
  • Screen refresh rate can go down to 1Hz for low power mode
  • Always-On Display

Satellite comms

Sat antenna included in phone!
Needs pointing at moving satellite: app shows you where to point the phone.
New communication protocol with 3x less bandwidth required vs standard text message.
Sending takes 15s to a few mns, so app provides an “emergency wizard” to capture key infos to send.
Emergency relay, staffed by Apple?
Impressive feature & implementation.