The #Apple Spring event is over and done with and the Cupertino company unraveled upgrades to most of its products. That included a new shade for the iPhone 7/ 7 Plus with larger storage space. An upgraded iPad was also shown while the Apple Watch will get new straps for more styling options to users.

Not included was the #MacBook Pro, the Apple notebook that most believe lacked power. To date, most are hoping to see a MacBook Pro toting an Intel Kaby Lake chipset but nothing close to that was shown. Instead, the event belonged to other paraphernalia under their wing.

Apple’s fight against HIV/Aids

The new red color variant of the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus is part of Apple’s way of supporting the fight against HIV/Aids.

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The red iPhone 7 variant will become available starting Friday, a rare first for the Cupertino company which will be offered only in select regions.

Other than the red color, Apple has added a 128 and 256 GB storage option for the iPhone 7/7 Plus. The iPhone SE joined the storage bump party, soon to available in 32 and 128 GB variants. The iPad is one of the most anticipated products for the Apple Spring Event. It will now have an A9 processor and 32 GB of storage to go.

Not ready for MacBook Pro upgrade

While those update to the aforementioned devices is something, they pale in comparison to the upgrade that the MacBook Pro needs. Right now, Apple has kept a tight lid on their plans despite the fact that Intel Kaby Lake chipsets are already available.

When the MacBook Pro 2016 debuted, the Cupertino company settled for the Intel Skylake SoCs.

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The reason behind this is that the Intel Kaby Lake chips were still not readily available. Making things worse was the power constraints with the notebook only given 16 GB of RAM.

Both the chipset and the memory were designed to adhere to power-saving angles though power users decry the fact that the latest MacBook Pro hardly gave any improvements. The wait for a more powerful MacBook Pro continues, something that could happen before 2017 comes to a close.