By Jason Snell
October 31, 2018 8:24 PM PT
Autumn in New York
Everybody predicted that Apple would do a second event this fall, thanks to rumors that an iPad Pro and new Mac laptop were on the horizon. But nobody would’ve predicted that the event would be held in Brooklyn, New York. Yet there I was yesterday, standing outside an opera house on the campus of the Brooklyn Academy of Music, with multiple streets blocked off and a large Apple logo hanging off the front of the building. Surprise!
Also, no one would have predicted earlier this year that Apple would revive the seemingly dead MacBook Air and Mac Mini, but that’s what happened. For the first time in what feels like a long time, Apple took the stage and spend a lot of time talking about the Mac. As a Mac user it was good to see, and to see two products that were basically left for dead by the side of the road get updates at last.…