We’re live-blogging the Apple event this morning, including the day’s biggest announcement (at least as far as Hollywood is concerned): the launch of HBO Now, a stand-alone service for $14.99 a month that won’t require a subscription from a Pay-TV provider. The service will debut in April on Apple TV, which has 25 million users, and on Apple’s App Store. Read more about that here.
Separately, Apple CEO Tim Cook and his colleagues rolled out sleek new MacBooks weighing just 2 lbs.; dove deep on the previously announced array of Apple Watches (to be available for pre-order on April 10, at prices from $349 to $10,000); and talked about new apps and functions such as a developer set of tools to make it easier for health researchers to do their work. Read all about it in the now-archived blog below: