New MacBook Pro Costs R36k, World Reacts to Latest Toys at #AppleEvent

New MacBook Pro Costs R36k, World Reacts to Latest Toys at #AppleEvent

  • Apple has unveiled some of its latest tech that has hit the markets, the new MacBook Pro will retail at R36 000
  • The tech giant apparently has conceded defeat and abandoned their "no ports" policy and reintroduced SD card readers and HDMI ports
  • Fans took to social media to celebrate the powerful new laptop while others lamented the high price

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On Monday, fans of Apple waited patiently for the #AppleEvent to learn about the latest gadgets from the tech giant.

What had a lot of people talking was the new MacBook Pro 16-inch version which costs a whopping R36 000.

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The 16-inch version of the MacBook Pro costs a whopping R36 000 but it does come with ports. Photo credit: @Daniel Acker/Bloomberg
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The smaller 14-inch version retails at slightly cheaper, R30 000, the price has some people questioning if the laptop is value for money.

The new AirPods 3 were also unveiled and they will set a person back $175 (R2 500).

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Briefly News took a look at how the world reacted to the latest news from #AppleEvent.

@ken_polo11:

"I was excited for the new MacBooks, until I saw that starting price."

@austinnotduncan:

"The new AirPods 3 look exactly like the Pros when they’re in your ears so no one can tell you didn’t spend the extra money."

@heyitsdanielk:

"Apple admits defeat. Magsafe, HDMI, and SD card ports are back and the first MacBook Pro worth buying since 2016 is here! #AppleEvent"

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Apart from the watch and the phone, the company also released an iPad among their new products. According to Business Insider, the technology giant’s CEO Tim Cook presented the iPad.

It is reported that the updated table, iPad, is selling for (R4700) $329 while it’s anticipated to be shipped to overseas clients by next week as it made its entry into the market on Tuesday.

Social Media celebrates uber driver who returned passenger's iPhone 12 Pro

In a similar story, Briefly News reported that an Uber driver simply identified as Mr Osakwe has been celebrated on social media for displaying honesty after finding a passenger's phone.

The passenger identified as Emem Ekong said the driver returned her iPhone 12 pro after she forgot it in the vehicle.

Emem with the Twitter handle @pweedylady2 took to the platform to make the disclosure. She appreciated the driver for driving all the way back to return her phone.

Source: Briefly.co.za

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