What to expect from Apple's 'Hello Again' event?

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By: WCTV Eyewitness News
October 27, 2016

SAN FRANCISCO (WCTV) -- Apple is holding its "Hello Again" event in Cupertino, California Thursday where the company is expected to unveil it's newest computers.

A new MacBook Pro with an OLED "touch bar" in place of function keys is probably the most expected new gadget. A new "regular" MacBook, Macbook Air, and iMac could also be released.

Leaks earlier this week indicated that the MacBook Pro could have a Touch ID fingerprint scanner similar to that on the most recent iPhones.

The laptop is also predicted to be noticeably thinner and lighter than its predecessor, something that has been commonpace with most MacBook design refreshes.

Speaking of predecessors, Cnet says the expected new MacBook Pro comes 526 days since its last update. The computer's little brother, the MacBook air, hasn't been refreshed fro 597 days.

Among other offerings at the event, Apple may include a new update for the Apple TV. The experts at Cnet say don't count on any new iPads, though and that we'll likely have to wait until 2017 for those.

Some Apple enthusiasts are also getting their hopes up for computers clad in new colors. We'll all find out soon enough.

The event is slated for 1 p.m. Eastern time.

Existing Apple and Windows users can catch the livestream of the event HERE (Note: Link works with Safari and Microsoft Edge browsers only, Chrome and Firefox are not supported).

Apple TV users can can catch the event on 3rd and 4th generation Apple TV's by using the Apple Events channel.