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iPad Air 2, iPad mini 3, 5K iMac launch: as it happened - live blog

Watch again our live blog coverage of today's big Apple iPad launch event

Watch again as Apple launched the new iPad Air 2, iPad mini 3 and OS X Yosemite today (16 October). Apple has launched new tablets and new Macs but no new Apple TV. Here's how to watch the live video stream and live blog of the whole special event at 6pm. Also see: what to expect from Apple's iPad event.

Read also: iPad Air 2 release date, price and new features and iPad mini 3 release date, price and specs

Here's everything you need to know about the 5K iMac and new Mac mini

We're in Berlin for Apple's iPad and iMac launch event. Below you can read our live blog of the event. Apple talked about iOS 8 and announced a bumper crop of new products includng new Macs. We'll have a hands-on review of the iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3 soon, along with first looks of the amazing new iMac. See: iPad mini 3 vs iPad mini 2 comparison.

Live Blog New iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3 launch live blog

How to watch the iPad Air 2 launch video

If you missed it live, you can watch the iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3 video at the Apple events website. Simply go to the site to watch the 'special event' but there are, as usual, a few hoops to jump through in order to enjoy the show.

Apple restricts live streams of its big launch events so that only existing Apple users can see them. However, after the event, Apple makes the video available to everyone, regardless of device or web browser.

"Live streaming video requires Safari 5.1.10 or later on OS X v10.6.8 or later; Safari on iOS 6.0 or later. Streaming via Apple TV requires second- or third-generation Apple TV with software 6.2 or later," warns Apple for its special events.

Apple TV owners can re-watch the launch event. Just make sure you're running version 6.2 of the software or later and select the Apple Events channel.

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