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Here's Everything You Missed From Apple's Latest Event

By Chris Neiger – Mar 23, 2016 at 6:00PM

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A new 4-inch iPhone, smaller iPad Pro, an Watch price cut, and privacy all took center stage.

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Apple's (AAPL 0.19%) recent "Loop You In" event certainly wasn't one for the history books, but it did follow the company's typical incremental update cycle for its devices. 

The biggest device announcement came in the form of Apple's new 4-inch iPhone SE. The device has been rumored for some time, but is now confirmed as the company's attempt to woo users who want high-end specs on a smaller screen. The SE sports nearly all of the same internals as the flagship iPhone 6s, just in a smaller package. 

Apple also shrunk down its gargantuan 12.9-inch iPad Pro with the release of a smaller, 9.7-inch Pro. The smaller Pro has the same specs as its larger brother with only a few minor differences, complete with Apple Pencil and Smart Keyboard compatibility, and comes with a new paper-white display. 

Aside from those device changes, Apple announced a few software changes to tvOS, added CareKit for developers to create new apps for tracking a user's health in iOS, and dropped the price of the Apple Watch Sport by $50. 

Apple didn't shy away from its battle with the FBI over unlocking an iPhone, either. CEO Tim Cook spent some time at the event reiterating Apple's commitment to its users' privacy.

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