We recently celebrated our New Year now; it’s time to celebrate the rat’s year in the Chinese zodiac for Lunar New Year with those you love while gathering around exchanging gifts and wishing one another good fortune.
Consider the below gift ideas and commemorative apps that will help spread luck and cheer:
Celebrate Year of the Rat With Tech Gifts and Apps
MacBook Pro and MacBook Air
Match the red envelopes with a stunning MacBook Pro or MacBook Air. The new 16-inch MacBook Pro provides blazing-fast processors, incredible graphics, Touch ID, Retina display and the largest battery capacity ever in a MacBook Pro.
MacBook Air is 13-inches, lightweight, offering Retina display, Touch ID and an iconic wedge design created from 100 percent recycled aluminum. Starting at $1,449.
iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max
Available in gorgeous midnight green, space grey, silver and gold finishes, iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max are the most powerful and advanced iPhones ever made, with triple cameras to catch all the action with all-new Ultra Wide,
Wide and Telephoto cameras, Super Retina XDR, display the fastest chip ever in smartphones and impressive battery life for the immersive viewing experience. Starting at $1,379.
Apple Watch Series 5
There’s an Apple Watch for everyone. Apple Watch Series 5 offers an Always-On Retina display always to see the time and watch face. It comes in various colours and materials and provides endless possibilities to do more in life than the App Store apps. Starting at $529.
The new iPad offers the power and capability of a computer with the larger 10.2-inch Retina display, support for full-size Smart Keyboard — in addition to Apple Pencil, and amazing new capabilities of iPadOS. Starting at $429.
AirPods Pro offers all the magic of AirPods, and then some: Active Noise Cancellation for a more immersive sound experience, Transparency mode for hearing what’s happening around you, and customized experience for the perfect fit.
Give an added touch by personalizing AirPods Pro with name, initials or emoji when ordered exclusively online. $329.
Commemorative App Store apps to celebrate the Lunar New Year
Enlight Photofox: Digital Art
Easily create art with Enlight Photofox with a few taps. Special for Lunar new Year, design greetings with “A New Year (Double) Exposure QuickArt” and “Lucky Skies” that will bring the magic of the holiday to your photos! Free on the App Store.
Introduce fun activities themed on the New Year through drawings and colouring pages for the little ones, such as “Dragon Maze,” where dragon faces offer challenges to cross the labyrinth and learn Mandarin through 3 new Pinyin games and 2 ideograms. Free on the App Store.
Sago Mini World
Explore Sago Mini World again, where the kids will love spotting fireworks in their menu, plus paying with festive content in Friends, Boats and Planes that celebrate “Year of the Mouse.” Developed in Toronto by Sago Mini. Free on the App Store.
Barbie Dreamhouse Adventures
Ring in the Lunar New Year with Barbie’s festive greeting cards. Developed by Budge Studios in Montreal.
Watch “Daughter,” a short film shot on iPhone, directed by Theodore Melfi shot on iPhone.
Underscoring family during Lunar New Year,
“Daughter,” a short film shot on iPhone and directed by Oscars nominated Theodore Melfi, debuted this week. Watch it here on apple, or share it by using this link here.