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Kuo: Two Redesigned MacBook Pros in 2021 and New MacBook Air in 2022, All With Apple Silicon and Mini-LED Displays

Apple plans to release two redesigned MacBook Pros in 2021 and a new MacBook Air in 2022, all with mini-LED displays and Apple Silicon chips, according to TFI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo. In a research note to investors, seen by MacRumors, Kuo explained that two new MacBook Pro models equipped with an all-new form factor design are expected to launch in 2021, and a new "affordable" ‌MacBook Air‌ is expected in 2022, all with ‌Apple Silicon‌ chips and mini-LED displays. This appears to be ...
Tags: Apple, Featured, Intel, MacBook Air, Ming-chi Kuo, Kuo, MacBook Pros, Ming Chi Kuo In, MacRumors Kuo, MacBook Pro 13, TF International Securities, MacBook Pro Don, New Macbook Air, MacBook Air MacBook, Macbook Pro 16, Mini-LED

Apple Moving Forward With Plans for 'Folded' Periscope Cameras to Significantly Increase iPhone's Optical Zoom

Apple is advancing its plans to significantly enhance the iPhone's optical zoom range using periscope lens technology, according to ETNews. Citing industry sources familiar with the development of ‌iPhone‌ cameras, ETNews report says Apple is currently seeking an appropriate "folded" periscope camera solution for the ‌iPhone‌ and has already initiated discussions with suppliers. Apple has filed patents related to periscope lens systems since 2014. Apple has reportedly encountered issues dev...
Tags: Apple, Israel, Samsung, Huawei, Samsung Electronics, Periscope,, Ming Chi Kuo, Kuo, Semco, Corephotonics,, Samsung Electro Mechanics, Periscope Lens, iPhone 13,

Mini-LED M1 MacBook Pro and Mini-LED iPad Pro Models Coming First Half of 2021

Apple is widely reported to be embracing mini-LED display backlighting technology for some products next year, and a new report today by DigiTimes has named several of Apple's partners in the supply chain that are expected to benefit from the switch. According to the report, Apple is set to launch its first mini-LED iPad Pro in the first quarter of 2021 and mass produce mini-LED MacBook Pro models in the second quarter, and a number of Taiwan manufacturers are building a "pre-emptive presence...
Tags: Apple, Taiwan, TSMC, Hdr, Foxconn, Macbook Pro,, Ming Chi Kuo, DigiTimes, Kuo, Compal Electronics, Quanta Computer, Foxconn Technology, Mini-LED, Apple Silicon, Zhen Ding Technology

Top Stories: Black Friday Deals, Redesigned MacBooks, Hands-On With Apple's M1 Macs

With Apple's holiday hardware lineup seemingly all set, attention this week turned to the shopping end of things with Apple and other retailers rolling out their Black Friday deals. That wasn't the only news this week, however, as we've continued to learn more about Apple's new M1-based Macs and we've even heard some fresh rumors about redesigned Mac notebooks coming next year, so read on below for details on the biggest stories of the week! Black Friday Deals on Apple Products Continue: A...
Tags: Apple, Featured, Intel, Top Stories, MacBook Air, Gpu, Macbook Pro, Geekbench, Ming Chi Kuo, Kuo, L0vetodream, Apple Silicon, Max Tech, AirPods Apple Watch

Rumored 2021 High-End iPad Pro May Feature 5G With mmWave Support

Apple's rumored high-end iPad Pro models to be released next year will be 5G-enabled with mmWave support, according to sources cited by industry publication DigiTimes. Multiple rumors have suggested Apple is planning to release a high-end 12.9-inch ‌iPad Pro‌ with a mini-LED display next year, with the possibility that there will be an 11-inch mini-LED model too, but details beyond that have been scant. According to today's report, however, Apple's success in developing its own in-house mmW...
Tags: Apple, Featured, Korea,, Ming Chi Kuo, DigiTimes, iPad Pro 12.9, iPad Pro 11, DigiTimes Multiple

The Apple Watch Could Use a Redesign

In terms of design, not much has changed with the Apple Watch. Since it was introduced in 2015, each subsequent watch has pretty much adhered to the same look. That might change starting next year. Apple prophet Ming-Chi Kuo noted in a report today that next year, we ought to expect both “innovative health management…Read more...
Tags: Apple, Gadgets, Wearables, Science, Design, Smartwatches, Apple Watch, Consumer Tech, Ming Chi Kuo, No More Clones

Reliable Leaker Suggests Redesigned MacBooks in 2021 Will Include Both Apple Silicon and Intel Models

Reliable leaker known as "L0vetodream" has today suggested on Twitter that redesigned MacBooks coming in the second half of 2021 will include models with both Apple Silicon chips and Intel processors. The brief Tweet came in response to a MacRumors article from earlier today, which outlined a report from Ming-Chi Kuo claiming that Apple plans to release redesigned MacBook models with ‌Apple Silicon‌ in the second half of 2021. not only for Silicon— 有没有搞措 (@L0vetodrea...
Tags: Apple, Mac, Intel, Macbook, MacBook Air, Macbook Pro, Silicon, Ming Chi Kuo, MacBook Pro 13, MacBooks Apple, MacBook Pro Don, Macbook Pro 16, L0vetodream, Apple Silicon, Intel Models

Kuo: iPhone 12 demand strong, new form factor Apple Watch and MacBooks in late 2021

In a report today, reliable Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo shared his view on Apple’s product momentum heading into the holidays. Most...
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Kuo: Redesigned MacBooks With Apple Silicon to Launch in Second Half of 2021

Apple plans to release additional MacBook models with Apple Silicon in the second half of 2021, according to analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, as part of the company's two-year transition away from Intel processors across its Mac lineup. In a research note today, obtained by MacRumors, Kuo said that these MacBook models will feature a new design. Kuo did not specify which models these will be, but he previously claimed that redesigned 14-inch and 16-inch MacBook Pro models with Apple Silicon would launch...
Tags: Apple, Featured, Mac, Intel, MacBook Air, Macbook Pro, Ming Chi Kuo, Kuo, MacRumors Kuo, TF International Securities, Apple Silicon, Apple Silicon Macs, Mac Pro Kuo

Apple Reiterates 'Enormous Potential' of AR, Hints at 'Devices That May Exist Tomorrow'

In a recent interview with CNET's Scott Stein, Apple's head of augmented reality and virtual reality initiatives Mike Rockwell said AR has "enormous potential" across both "devices that exist today" and "devices that may exist tomorrow." "AR has enormous potential to be helpful to folks in their lives across devices that exist today, and devices that may exist tomorrow, but we've got to make sure that it is successful," Rockwell told Stein. "For us, the best way to do that is to enable our de...
Tags: Apple, Tim Cook, Cnet, Rockwell, Ming Chi Kuo, Stein, AR/VR, Mike Rockwell, Scott Stein, Allessandra McGinnis Apple

Wireless CarPlay Expands to More New Vehicles Amid Rumors of Portless iPhone Next Year

Hyundai continues to expand wireless CarPlay and Android Auto to more of its vehicle models, including the 2021 Elantra, which began arriving to dealerships in the United States and Canada earlier this month. The new Elantra is available with up to two 10.25-inch displays — one for the digital cluster and one for infotainment options like wireless CarPlay. 2021 Elantra is available with up to two 10.25-inch displays Hyundai is also offering wireless CarPlay in 2021 models of the Tucson, Sant...
Tags: Apple, Canada, United States, Lightning, Hyundai, Carplay, Cadillac, Ming Chi Kuo, Palisade, wireless CarPlay, Tucson Santa Fe Venue, Cadillac Society Wireless CarPlay

Kuo: Mini-LED iPad and AirPods 3 Coming First Half of 2021

Apple intends to launch an iPad with a mini-LED display and AirPods 3 with a design signature similar to AirPods Pro in the first half of next year, according to TFI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo. In a research note to investors, seen by MacRumors, Kuo's latest predictions relate to the fortunes of Chineses manufacturer Jialianyi, which is expected to become a key partner in the supply chain for Apple's products in 2021, thanks to its flexible soft board technology. LCP (liquid crystal pol...
Tags: Apple, iPad Air, Ming-chi Kuo, Kuo, LCP, Ming Chi Kuo In, AirPods, iPad Pro 12.9, Mini-LED, Ming Chi Kuo Mini, TFI Securities, Jialianyi

Future Apple Silicon Macs Rumored to Include Redesigned 14-Inch and 16-Inch MacBook Pro, 24-Inch iMac, and Smaller Mac Pro

Apple's transition away from Intel processors in Macs is officially underway with this week's introduction of new 13-inch MacBook Pro, MacBook Air, and Mac mini models with Apple's custom-designed M1 chip, and these three systems are just the beginning. Following its virtual event on Tuesday, Apple reiterated that the transition to Apple Silicon will take about two years to be completed. Apple did not reveal which Macs will be getting M-series chips next, but here's what has been rumored so f...
Tags: Apple, Featured, Mac, Bloomberg, Intel, MacBook Air, Gpu, Mark Gurman, iMac, Mac Pro, Ming Chi Kuo, Kuo, MacBook Pro MacBook Air, Debby Wu, MacBook Pro Don, Macbook Pro 16

Report: 'iPhone 13 Pro' Models to Feature Low-Power LTPO Display Technology

Apple will adopt OLED displays with low-power LPTO backplane technology for at least two iPhone models in 2021, according to Korean website The Elec. From the report: LG Display will expand the production rate of its organic light emitting diode (OLED) panel factory lines dedicated to Apple, TheElec has learned. LG Display is planning to put in low-temperature polycrystalline oxide (LPTO) thin-film transistors (TFT) equipment that can add 25,000 substrates per month in monthly production ra...
Tags: Apple, Featured, Oled, Samsung Galaxy Note, Lg Display, Ming Chi Kuo, Ross Young, LTPO, iPhone 13

What to Expect at November's Apple Event: Macs With Arm-Based Apple Silicon Chips

Apple's third fall 2020 event, "One more thing," will be held on Tuesday, November 10. Apple held events in September and October to introduce new iPads, Apple Watches, iPhones, and the HomePod mini, and this November event is expected to be all about the Mac. Subscribe to the MacRumors YouTube channel for more videos. The first Macs with an Apple Silicon Arm-based chip will be introduced at the Apple event, and while we're just counting on Macs this time around, it's possible there will...
Tags: Apple, Featured, Mac, Bloomberg, Intel, MacBook Air, TSMC, Apple Events, Macbook Pro, MacRumors YouTube, Ming Chi Kuo, Bloomberg Apple, AirPods Studio, AirPods Studio Apple, Apple Silicon, Neural Engines and Machine Learning Accelerators

Kuo: iPhone 13 to Come in Same Four Model Sizes As iPhone 12, Pro Models to Feature Major Upgrade to Ultra Wide Camera

TF International Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has released a new research note, seen by MacRumors, that details his expectations for next year's iPhone lineup, tentatively dubbed "iPhone 13," including some positive shipment predictions based on a number of factors. According to Kuo, the ‌iPhone 13‌ will come in the same four model sizes as this year's iPhone 12, but with some major improvements to the camera technology. Specifically, Kuo says the Ultra Wide cameras on the two high-end mod...
Tags: Apple, Ming Chi Kuo, Kuo, Largan, VCM, Ross Young, TF International Securities, iPhone 13

Kuo: iPhone 13 to Come in Same Four Sizes as iPhone 12, Pro Models to Feature Major Upgrade to Ultra Wide Camera

TF International Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo released a new research note seen by MacRumors that details his expectations for next year's iPhone lineup, tentatively dubbed "iPhone 13," including some positive shipment predictions based on a number of factors. According to Kuo, the ‌iPhone 13‌ will come in the same four model sizes as this year's iPhone 12, but with some major improvements to the camera technology. Specifically, Kuo says the Ultra Wide cameras on the two high-end models wi...
Tags: Apple, Ming Chi Kuo, Kuo, Largan, VCM, Ross Young, TF International Securities, iPhone 13

Apple's next new product could be an accessory called 'AirTags' that helps you find lost items like keys and wallets with your iPhone — here's everything we know so far

Apple Apple is reportedly planning to release a new accessory that would communicate with your iPhone to help you find lost belongings.The product, reportedly called AirTags, would be similar to the trackers and stickers sold by Tile.AirTags would integrate with the iPhone's Find My app, allowing you to keep tabs on misplaced products so long as they're marked with one of Apple's tags.Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories.Apple already offers software features for helping devi...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Trends, Tech, Features, Macbook, Tile, Apple Apple, Ming Chi Kuo, Tech Insider, Lisa Eadicicco, Find My iPhone, Stephen Lam, Patently Apple, TF International Securities, Nikkei Asian Review Apple

iPad Pro With Mini-LED Display Expected to Launch in First Quarter of 2021

Korea's ETNews today reports that LG will supply Apple with Mini-LED displays for new iPad models set to launch in the first quarter of 2021. The report, highlighted by Patently Apple, claims that LG will likely begin mass production of the displays at the end of this year. Mini-LED backlighting provides many of the same benefits as OLED displays, including higher brightness, improved contrast ratio, and increased power efficiency. Rumors of a Mini-LED iPad Pro have been plentiful. Back in J...
Tags: Apple, Featured, Macbook, Korea, Lg, Gpu, Ming Chi Kuo, DigiTimes Apple, iPad Pro 12.9, Patently Apple, Mini-LED, L0vetodream

The first Apple laptop powered by its all-new computer chip could be coming soon. Here's everything we know about it so far.

Apple Apple is holding an event on November 10, where it's expected to unveil the first Mac laptop to run on its recently announced Apple silicon chip. Apple unveiled its plan to move away from Intel processors and create its own custom chips for Mac computers at WWDC in June, a move that it says will give it greater control over the performance and features of future Macs. The switch will make it possible for iPhone and iPad apps to run natively on the Mac, and Apple is launching tools f...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Ipad, Microsoft, Mac, Office, Trends, Bloomberg, Intel, Tim Cook, Gartner, Rosetta, MacBook Air, Laptops, Mark Gurman, Mac Computers

Apple Glasses Will Reportedly Use Sony's 'Cutting-Edge' OLED Micro-Displays To Deliver 'Real AR Experience'

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Mac Rumors: Earlier this week, Japanese publication Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun reported that Sony will supply Apple with OLED microdisplays for its widely rumored AR/VR glasses, as spotted by Mac Otakara. The report has since been corroborated by display industry analyst Ross Young, who said multiple sources have informed him that Apple is indeed planning to use Sony's microdisplay technology for its head-mounted accessory. According to FRAMOS, a supplier of em...
Tags: Apple, Tech, Sony, Young, Ming Chi Kuo, Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun, Ross Young, Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun Apple

First Macs With Apple Silicon Could Be 13-Inch MacBook Air and 13-Inch MacBook Pro

Apple's 13-inch MacBook Air and 13-inch MacBook Pro could be some of the first Macs to get Apple Silicon chips with Apple perhaps announcing new versions of these machines at the Apple event set to take place in November. Well-respected Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo back in July suggested that Apple would release new 13-inch ‌MacBook Air‌ and ‌MacBook Pro‌ models with ‌Apple Silicon‌ chips before the end of the year, with those machines positioned to transition over to ‌Apple Silicon‌ first. To...
Tags: Apple, Featured, MacBook Air, Ming Chi Kuo, Kuo, MacBook Pro 13, MacBook Air Neutral, L0vetodream, Apple Silicon, July Kuo

Apple's Q4 earnings report was missing the most important number Wall Street was waiting for

The iPhone 12 Pro (left) and iPhone 12 (right) Lisa Eadicicco/Business Insider Apple didn't provide guidance for its fiscal Q1 2021 quarter when it reported Q4 earnings on Thursday because of uncertainty caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. That number is important because it usually provides a big clue about how Apple's new iPhones are expected to perform during the holiday season. Unlike years past, Apple's Q4 results didn't provide an indication of how first weekend sales for the iPhone 12 ...
Tags: Apple, Cook, Mac, Trends, Tech, Markets, Bloomberg, Analysis, Tim Cook, Ives, Ming Chi Kuo, Luca Maestri, Wedbush Securities, Kuo, Tech Insider, Daniel Ives

Strong demand for the iPhone 12 Pro reportedly surprised Apple

Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo recently suggested there was stronger than expected demand for the iPhone 12 Pro, and that is backed by a new...
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iPhone 12 Models Might Support Reverse Charging of Future Apple Accessories According to FCC Filing

iPhone 12 models could have an inactive wireless charging feature for accessories, according to an FCC filing discovered by VentureBeat's Jeremy Horwitz. Mockup of reverse charging of AirPods on iPhone via The Apple Post In the filing, Apple said that 2020 iPhones support a wireless charging function that will seemingly be enabled for at least one future Apple accessory:In addition to being able to be charged by a desktop WPT charger (puck), 2020 iPhones also support WPT charging function at...
Tags: Apple, Featured, Fcc, Bloomberg, VentureBeat, Mark Gurman, Ming Chi Kuo, WPT, Apple Post, Iphone 12, iPhone 12 Pro, Jeremy Horwitz Mockup

Report: Apple Silicon iMac Featuring Desktop Class 'A14T' Chip Coming First Half of 2021

The first iMac powered by Apple Silicon is set to arrive in the first half of next year and will feature a desktop class "A14T" chip, according to Chinese-language newspaper The China Times. Codenamed "Mt. Jade," Apple's first custom-made desktop processor will be twinned with its first self-developed GPU, codenamed "Lifuka," both of which are being produced using TSMC's 5-nanometer process, claims the report. In addition to the first Apple Silicon processor A14X for the MacBook, which is al...
Tags: Apple, Featured, Mac, Bloomberg, Intel, Gpu, TSMC, Tonga, Ming Chi Kuo, China Times, Apple Silicon, Lifuka, iMac Apple, Apple Silicon MacBooks

Apple may launch 2 new pairs of AirPods next year, including a redesigned and smaller version of the AirPods Pro

Crystal Cox/Business Insider Apple is planning to launch two new pairs of AirPods next year, according to a new report from Bloomberg. One would succeed the standard AirPods, while the other would be a sequel to the AirPods Pro. The new $159 AirPods would have swappable ear tips and longer battery life.  The launch of new AirPods would come just as Apple has decided to stop selling wired earbuds with its iPhones. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Apple is planning to upd...
Tags: Apple, Samsung, Trends, Bloomberg, Xiaomi, Wireless Headphones, Mark Gurman, Apple Apple, Ming Chi Kuo, Wedbush Securities, Tech Insider, Daniel Ives, Lisa Eadicicco, Wireless Earbuds, AirPods, Crystal Cox

Apple's new MagSafe charger could be the next step toward a wireless future for the iPhone

Apple's MagSafe wireless charger connected to an iPhone 12 Lisa Eadicicco/Business Insider Apple unveiled a new wireless MagSafe charger that magnetically snaps to the back of the iPhone when introducing the iPhone 12. Apple is also launching wallets and cases that snap onto the iPhone seamlessly, and third-party accessory makers will be launching similar products as well. It's another sign that Apple is looking to wireless accessories as a key selling point for its iPhone ecosystem, m...
Tags: Apple, Android, Motorola, Trends, Tech, Smartphones, Analysis, Lightning, Apple Watch, Polaroid, Alexa, Wireless Charging, Phil Schiller, Magsafe, Ming Chi Kuo, Otterbox

How the Apple Store is planning to prevent long lines and massive crowds for its biggest iPhone launch in years during a pandemic

The first customer in the queue jumps into the air when greeted by Apple staff as the iPhone 11 Pro goes on sale, on September 20, 2019 in London, England. Getty Images Europe A new iPhone launch is usually synonymous with winding lines at the Apple Store, but the company is implementing some new measures in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. Apple will be using a reservation system for stores that are open, should lines begin to form. That means customers waiting in line may be asked to retu...
Tags: Apple, China, US, Trends, Tech, Smartphones, United States, Retail, Apple Store, Apple Retail, San Francisco California, Ming Chi Kuo, Apple Stores, International Data Corporation, Michael Steeber, Tech Insider

Reliable Leaker Suggests AirTags 'Coming Soon' in Two Size Options

Apple's rumored AirTags Bluetooth tracking devices could launch imminently and will be available in two size options, based on new tweets from cryptic-but-reliable leaker L0vetodream. In typical enigmatic style, the leaker first tweeted this morning that a "big one" and a "small one" are "coming soon," but withheld what they were referring to. However that was followed an hour later with the tweet "tag TAG," implying a reference to Apple's upcoming Tile-like tracking pucks in two sizes. This...
Tags: Apple, Featured, Ming Chi Kuo, Prosser, Airtags, Jon Prosser, L0vetodream

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