“For the first half of 2014, Apple just didn’t have much to say. Its big product announcements in the first half of the year involved the resurrection of the iPad 4 in place of the $399 iPad 2 (it has since been re-discontinued) and a small spec bump and price drop for the 2013 MacBook Air,” Andrew Cunningham writes for Ars Technica. “WWDC in June brought a flood of software and developer announcements, but none of those products actually started shipping until September.”
“But Apple didn’t have a quiet year—all of its big announcements just came in a flood between June and October,” Cunningham writes. “This is the year we got iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite, our first look at the Apple Watch, a long-awaited boost in screen size for the iPhone, a new iPad Air with a really speedy new chip, a mobile payments system in Apple Pay, and a brand-new iMac with a 5K Retina display.”
Cunningham writes, “Let’s look at how each of Apple’s major product lines fared in 2014 and what we have to look forward to 2015.”
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