iPad Air 2, OS X Yosemite & Retina iMac: Launch live blog

With the iPad Air 2 and new iMac expected to make their debut later, find out all the latest information about today's Apple launch here

Apple has unleashed the iPad Air 2, iPad mini 3 and a Retina Display iMac on an unsuspecting public, along with updates about the immediate release of OS X 10 Yosemite and iOS 8.1.

Today's launch event comes hot on the heels of the iPhone and iPhone 6 Plus launches in September, and was live streamed from the Apple events page. If you missed it, it should be available on playback soon.

IT Pro has been bringing readers all the latest news in the run up to tonight's event on the live blog, and you can catch up with exactly what went on by scrolling back through our updates.

We covered a lot, including release date, specs and pricing details for the iPad Air 2, iPad Mini 3 and the Retina Display iMac with 5 K display, as well as details about how Apple's share price typically fares in the wake of its previous iPad launches.

Over the page, we run through all the things we expect to see Apple announce at the event tonight...

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