WWDC is fast approaching, and that means rumors are starting to rise, including the possibility that we might see the long-rumored MacBook Pro redesigned in a keynote. This week there were also rumors about future AirPods and AirPods Pro updates, as well as a redesigned Mac mini.
In other news, Apple has released iOS 14.6 with new features such as Apple Card Family and podcast subscriptions as it prepares to release Apple Music support for lossless audio and Spatial Audio with Dolby Atmos next month. We also took a look at the smaller LED display on the new 12.9-inch iPad Pro, read up on these stories and more!
New MacBook Pro models come to WWDC, introducing a Leaker
This week, Apple shared its WWDC 2021 schedule, starting with a virtual keynote, on Monday, June 7 at 10 a.m. Pacific time. The annual developer conference is typically focused on software, with Apple expected to release iOS 15, iPadOS 15, macOS 12, watchOS 8, and tvOS 15.
That said, there’s always a chance that hardware will be announced once or twice, according to Leaker Jon Prosser.Apple plans to release at least one new MacBook Pro at WWDC as the company continues to switch from Intel processors to Apple silicon at WWDC. Custom
Apple Releases iOS 14.6 with Apple Card Family, Podcast Subscriptions, and More
iOS 14.6 and iPadOS 14.6 are available now with support for Apple Card Family subscription features and Apple Podcasts. Apple Card holders will be able to consolidate credit limits and create accounts together from July.
We’ve compiled a list of everything new in iOS 14.6.Apple released macOS 11.4 this week, along with some major security fixes, along with watchOS 7.5 and tvOS 14.6.
AirPods Pro 2 with upcoming 2022 fitness tracking AirPods 3 with ‘Pro’ design will be released later this year.
Apple is preparing to release a third-generation AirPods this year and plans to release a second-generation AirPods Pro next year. BloombergThe next-generation AirPods are supposed to look similar to the current AirPods Pro with shorter stems, while the 2022 AirPods Pro are rumored to lose all their trunks and feature a new motion sensor for tracking tracking. Exercise
Gurman also said that Apple is still working on its devices, integrating HomePod and Apple TV functionality with the display for finally FaceTime calls, he said, while Apple has yet to update its AirPods Max headphones. High-end, but it is considering to offer it in a new color.
Take a look at the mini-LED, the dramatic improvements it brings to the M1 iPad Pro’s display.
A new feature of the 2021 12.9-inch iPad Pro is the Liquid Retina XDR display, which features a small LED-backlight system for higher brightness, better contrast ratio and deeper blacks.
On our YouTube channel, we share a video comparing the display on the new and earlier iPad Pro models, which will help to spot the great improvements brought by the mini-LED technology.
The high-end Mac Mini is said to have a slimmer design, along with the ‘Plexiglass’ above, and more.
Rumor has it that Apple is working on a high-end Mac mini powered by an improved M1 chip and Leaker this week, Jon Prosser claims the computer will feature a thinner design with a plexiglass cover similar to the Apple TV box. Original from 2007
The display provides a clearer idea of what the new Mac mini will look like and reveals other possible new features, including a magnetic power port that is consistent with the new iMac.
Samsung Pokes have fun that iPhone 12 Pro Max lacks 100x digital zoom in new ads.
Upgrading your phone “Shouldn’t be downgraded,” according to Samsung’s latest ad, which teased the iPhone 12 Pro Max’s camera without the 100x zoom, a feature built into the Galaxy S21 Ultra.
It’s worth noting that the 100x zoom on the Galaxy S21 Ultra means digital zoom, which means there will be some blur when zooming in significantly. In terms of optical zoom that maintains image quality, the iPhone 12 Pro Max offers up to 2.5x zoom and Galaxy S21 Ultra has up to 10x zoom.
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