The 8 things Apple didn’t announce this week

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After much speculation and a leak, today Apple announced their plans for the iPhone and the iWatch. CEO Tim Cook’s announcement and demonstration was comprehensive and interesting, but he forgot to mention a few new releases.

1) The iStream 

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For those of us who watched the live announcement today, the quality seemed … lacking. Maybe because of our wifi, maybe because the world’s preeminent technology company couldn’t put enough resources behind a quality production. The iStream would borrow technology from Professor X and beam every one of Tim Cook’s thoughts directly into our supple, waiting brains.

2) The iCatheter


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Personally, the iCatheter’s the only product I’ll even consider inserting into my urethra. You use a Microsoft Coom? Gross.

3) The iDrone


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As personal drones get more and more popular, how long until there’s an official Apple app to control your iDrone? Drone selfies!

4) The iEye


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It sees everything except the iCloud’s security vulnerabilities.

5) The iJobs Clone


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Tim Cook currently keeps the iJobsClone locked in a dungeon under Apple’s Cupertino Headquarters. There’s a massive internal civil war raging, with the “loyalists” pulling for iJobsClone and Cook’s guys who refer to themselves as “Cookies.”

6) The downloadable iCure for cancer


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They have the technology, but they’re holding out on this feature so you have a reason to buy the iPhone 7.

7) Fair wages for Foxconn workers in China


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Not announced because in order to keep the most expensive version of the iPhone 6 at the low price of $399 dollars, Foxconn workers need to work all day for 2,500 yuan ($407) a month. According to China Daily, Jiang Caixia, who works in Shenzhen, China and checks 2,000 iPhones a day for scratches: “‘I can’t afford iPhones … Huawei makes cheaper phones and most of my friends use their phones.’”

8) iMeaning of life 


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The iMeaning Of Life releases chemicals in your brain that produce extreme levels of giddiness, satisfaction and desire to humblebrag upon buying a new Apple product. There’s already a line in Manhattan for it.

Photo by Yutaka Tsutano/Flickr (CC BY 2.0)