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Apple's updated device-tracking system could hinder Tile's momentum

Business Insider Intelligence and eMarketer are now Insider Intelligence, a digitally-focused research company from Insider Inc. Learn more about what we offer. This story was delivered to Business Insider Intelligence Connectivity & Tech Briefing subscribers earlier this morning. To get this story plus others to your inbox each day, hours before they're published on Business Insider, click here. Location tracking company Tile partnered with Skullcandy to directly embed tracking technology in ...
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16-Inch MacBook Pro, iPad Pro, and iMac Pro With Mini-LED Displays Again Rumored to Launch in 2021

Apple plans to release several higher-end devices with Mini-LED displays in 2021, including a new 12.9-inch iPad Pro in the first quarter, a new 16-inch MacBook Pro in the second quarter, and a new 27-inch iMac in the second half of the year, according to Jeff Pu, an analyst at Chinese research firm GF Securities. This timeframe lines up with one shared by analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, who recently said that Apple suppliers are slated to begin mass production of related components between the fourth ...
Tags: Apple, Featured, Samsung, Ming Chi Kuo, Kuo, TrendForce, Imac Pro, iPad Pro 12.9, Jeff Pu, Macbook Pro 16, Mini-LED, GF Securities This, Jeff Pu Mini

Leaker: Apple to Stick With Lightning Over USB-C for 'iPhone 12' Before Going Port-Less Next Year

Apple will use a Lightning port instead of USB-C in the upcoming "iPhone 12," but it will be the last of Apple's flagship phones to do so, with models set to combine wireless charging and a port-less Smart Connector system for data transfer and syncing from 2021. The above claim comes from occasional Apple leaker and Twitter user "Fudge" (@choco_bit), who last month shared alleged leaked ‌iPhone 12‌ images showing a revised rear camera array with LiDAR scanner, a smaller front notch, and Home...
Tags: Apple, Featured, Ming Chi Kuo, Instead Apple, Iphone 12, Choco_bit

Apple is expected to release a larger iPhone 12 Pro later this year — here's everything we know about Apple's next high-end iPhones so far (AAPL)

Apple is expected to release four new iPhones this year, including two models expected to be called the iPhone 12 Pro and iPhone 12 Pro Max. While some features will be consistent across all models — like 5G support and OLED displays — others are expected to be exclusive to the Pro phones. Such features may include a triple-lens camera and refreshed design that resembles the iPad Pro. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. It's not unusual for Apple to release more than one versi...
Tags: Apple, Samsung, Trends, Bloomberg, Lidar, Ming Chi Kuo, Kuo, Pro Max, YouTube channel Everything Apple Pro

Top Stories: Apple Glass and iPhone 12 Rumors, iOS 13.5 Update, and More!

It was another big week for rumors this week, with a flurry of reports about Apple's augmented reality glasses, the iPhone 12, and Apple's "AirPods Studio" over-ear headphones. This week also saw the release of iOS 13.5, bringing a number of health-related updates to Apple's mobile devices. Subscribe to the MacRumors YouTube channel for more videos. Other topics of interest this week included our look at Comply's replacement foam ear tips for the AirPods Pro, and some signs that existing...
Tags: Apple, Featured, Saudi Arabia, Bloomberg, United States, Top Stories, Vietnam, Mark Gurman, MacRumors YouTube, Ming Chi Kuo, DigiTimes, Kuo, Prosser, Ming Chi Kuo Apple, FaceTime Apple, Apple Glass

Apple Shares iPhone 12 Camera Module Orders Between Three Suppliers

Three of Apple's suppliers will share camera module orders for its forthcoming "iPhone 12" lineup, according to sources from Taiwan's handset supply chain (via DigiTimes). Rumors have suggested Apple will complete its transition to an all-OLED iPhone lineup in 2020 with one new 5.4-inch device, two 6.1-inch models, and one 6.7-inch handset. Rumors suggest the 6.7-inch ‌iPhone‌ and one 6.1-inch model will be higher-end OLED devices with triple-lens cameras, while the 5.4 and 6.1-inch models ...
Tags: Apple, Taiwan, Lg,, Ming Chi Kuo, Iphone 12, DigiTimes Rumors

Apple May Stop Bundling Free Earphones With Its iPhone Starting This Year

TF International Securities' reliable analyst Ming-Chi Kuo is at it again with another ominous note on the iPhone 12: it won't come with wired EarPods included in the box. From a report: We can already feel the palpable anger bubbling up inside of you as you read these words, shaking your head in disbelief and crossing your fingers in hopes it's not true. But this is news coming from Kuo, an analyst who rarely misses when he spreads his gospel, so there's a good chance the information is right a...
Tags: Apple, Tech, Ming Chi Kuo, Kuo, TF International Securities

Apple’s next iPhone may not come with EarPods so you can buy AirPods instead

Apple’s EarPods are perhaps the most iconic accessory ever included with a gadget. The white headphones have been through a few revisions, but they’ve been a staple ever since the original iPod, only becoming more popular with the advent of the iPhone. Unfortunately, they might soon be going the way of the dodo. According to Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo(via 9to5Mac), the iPhone 12 family may be the first ever to not come with bundled headphones. Granted, this shouldn’t come as too much of a surpri...
Tags: Apple, Startups, Insider, Ming Chi Kuo

When to Expect New AirPods, Including Rumored 'Studio' and 'X' Models

Rumors suggest that Apple plans to expand its AirPods lineup with two new models later this year, including high-end, over-ear "AirPods Studio" and in-ear "AirPods X" with a BeatsX-like design for running and exercising. This would be followed by refreshes to both the regular AirPods and the AirPods Pro in 2021. Here is where rumors stand:AirPods Studio — Summer or Fall 2020: Apple plans to release high-end over-ear headphones with noise cancellation this year, according to Bloomberg's Mark G...
Tags: Apple, Featured, Bloomberg, Mark Gurman, Ming Chi Kuo, Kuo, Prosser, AirPods, AirPods Pro, Jon Prosser, YouTube channel Front Page Tech Prosser, AirPods Studio

Kuo: iPhone 12 May Not Come With EarPods in the Box, Apple to Introduce AirPods Promotion in Second Half of 2020

Apple's upcoming "iPhone 12" may not come with EarPods included in the box, as a means of driving demand for the company's popular wireless AirPods which are sold separately, according to reputable Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo. Apple has included earbuds with the iPhone ever since the first model of the smartphone launched in 2007, in large part because the ‌iPhone‌ was pitched as a natural extension of the iPod – a music player that also made phone calls. However, in a TF International Securi...
Tags: Apple, Featured, Ming Chi Kuo, Lite, Kuo, Ming Chi Kuo Apple, MacRumors Kuo, TF International Securities, Iphone 12, Jon Prosser

Over-Ear 'AirPods Studio' Will Reportedly Be Assembled in Vietnam in Mid 2020

Last month, analyst Ming-Chi Kuo claimed that Apple's rumored over-ear headphones will enter mass production in mid 2020. A report from The Information today corroborates this timeframe, noting that suppliers Goertek and Luxshare will assemble at least a portion of the headphones in Vietnam and begin shipments to Apple in June or July. In line with rumors, the report claims that the headphones will feature noise cancellation. Apple already sells over-ear Beats headphones with noise cancellati...
Tags: Apple, Vietnam, Ming Chi Kuo, Goertek, Jon Prosser, AirPods Studio, Luxshare

'Apple Glass' Rumored to Start at $499, Support Prescription Lenses, and More

Front Page Tech host and leaker Jon Prosser today shared several alleged details about Apple's rumored augmented reality glasses, including an "Apple Glass" marketing name, $499 starting price, prescription lens option, and more. The marketing name will be "Apple Glass" The glasses will start at $499 with the option for prescription lenses at an extra cost There will be displays in both lenses that can be interacted with using gestures The glasses will rely on a paired iPhone, similar to the...
Tags: Apple, Facebook, Featured, Ming Chi Kuo, Prosser, AR/VR, Jeff Pu, Jon Prosser

Top Stories: 10.8-Inch iPad, Apple Glasses, AirPods Studio, iPhone 12, and 14-Inch MacBook Pro Rumors

With Apple's new 13-inch MacBook Pro now out the door and there still being about six weeks until WWDC, much of the Apple news this week focused on rumors. We heard new information about larger displays for Apple's cheaper iPad models, the so-called Apple Glasses, and Apple's high-end "AirPods Studio" headphones. Subscribe to the MacRumors YouTube channel for more videos. Other rumors included new upcoming colors for Apple's Powerbeats Pro lineup, a timeframe for the 14-inch MacBook Pro,...
Tags: Apple, Featured, Intel, MacBook Air, Young, Macbook Pro, Garageband, MacRumors YouTube, Ming Chi Kuo, Kuo, Weinbach, Apple Glasses, Ross Young, LTPO, Max Weinbach, Jon Prosser

Apple may release an iPhone 'mini' later this year — here's everything we know about it so far (AAPL)

Apple's iPhone 12 could come in a new size: a 5.4-inch variant that would be noticeably smaller than the current 5.8-inch iPhone 11 Pro. This 5.4-inch iPhone is expected to have two cameras, a faster processor, and 5G connectivity in addition to other upgrades. It's rumored to be one of four iPhones that Apple could debut in the fall. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. For years, Apple has been launching more than one version of the iPhone in different sizes and price points....
Tags: Apple, Samsung, Trends, Bloomberg, Jpmorgan, Nikkei Asian Review, Ming Chi Kuo, Kuo, Bloomberg Apple, TF International Securities, Bloomberg Kuo, Jon Prosser Apple

What to Expect When Apple Transitions to Mini-LED Technology

Apple is planning to introduce mini-LED displays across much of its product lineup, adding the technology to the Mac notebooks and iPads. Mini-LED displays will bring some useful technology improvements to Apple's products, as outlined in our guide below. What is Mini-LED? LCD panels used by Apple use LEDs, or light-emitting diodes inside for backlighting purposes to light up the display. Mini-LEDs, as the name suggests, are smaller diodes that are less than 0.2mm. A device like an iPad f...
Tags: Apple, Oled, Hdr, Macbook Pro, Ming Chi Kuo, Kuo, Mega Guides, Ming Chi Kuo zwnj

Apple's long-rumored AR goggles, which could be its first step in replacing the iPhone, may launch in 2022 says a reliable analyst (AAPL)

Apple's first augmented reality headset could launch in 2022 at the earliest, according to analyst Ming-Chi Kuo. Such a headset could lay the foundation for a sleeker pair of smart glasses that could one day replace the iPhone, Apple managers have reportedly said according to The Information. The headset that may launch in 2022 would reportedly offer a mix of AR and virtual reality experiences and would be designed for gaming, entertainment, and communication, Bloomberg has reported. The launc...
Tags: Apple, Facebook, Cook, Trends, Bloomberg, Tim Cook, Qualcomm, Aapl, Ming Chi Kuo, Amon, Kuo, Information Apple, International Data Corporation, HTC Vive Microsoft, Cristiano Amon, TF International Securities

Apple Glasses Could Be Unveiled in Mid 2021 and Made Available to Order in 2022

Apple plans to introduce its widely rumored augmented reality glasses in March or June of 2021, according to leaker Jon Prosser. Yesterday, reputable analyst Ming-Chi Kuo predicted that the Apple Glasses will , so it is possible that Apple unveils the glasses in 2021 and releases them in 2022. This would be consistent with the original Apple Watch, which was previewed in September 2014 and launched in April 2015. Apple also introduced the HomePod in June 2017 and launched the speaker in Febr...
Tags: Apple, Featured, Sdk, Ming Chi Kuo, Kuo, Prosser, AR/VR, Apple Glasses, Jon Prosser

Apple Acquires Virtual Reality Company NextVR

Apple has acquired California-based virtual reality company NextVR, Apple confirmed to Bloomberg today. New's of Apple's planned NEXTVR acquisition first surfaced in April, but it appears the purchase wasn't completed until recently. Apple reportedly spent around $100 million to purchase the company. The NextVR website has disappeared, and there is a message that says the company is "heading in a new direction." Apple gave Bloomberg its standard acquisition statement: "Apple buys smaller tec...
Tags: Apple, California, Bloomberg, Nextvr, Apple Apple, Ming Chi Kuo, Apple acquisition, AR/VR, HTC Oculus Google Microsoft, NBA Wimbledon Fox Sports, Apple Acquires Virtual Reality Company, NextVR Apple, Apple NextVR

Kuo: Apple Glasses to Launch in 2022 at Earliest, New 10.8-Inch iPad and 9-Inch iPad Mini Coming in 2020/2021

Apple has long been rumored to be working on some kind of augmented reality headset, and in a new note to investors, Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo said that he expects the Apple Glasses to launch in 2022 at the earliest. Taiwanese site DigiTimes also recently said that Apple's AR glasses could launch by 2022 as suppliers work to ramp up development, and The Information has a 2022 launch date. Rumors have indicated that Apple's first AR headset will look similar to Facebook's Oculus Quest, but ...
Tags: Apple, Facebook, Featured, Ipad Mini, Ming Chi Kuo, DigiTimes, Kuo, AR/VR, iPad (low cost

Apple's rumored high-end headphones may come with some wild new features like automatic head and neck detection

Apple's rumored AirPods Studio over-ear headphones could come with a bunch of sensors that mean you don't need to worry about which cup is over which ear, or hitting pause on audio when you take them off. According to 9to5Mac, the headphones will detect if they're on your head or your neck and automatically pause sound accordingly. They will also detect which ear is which and adjust the audio channel accordingly.  The so-called AirPods Studio may also come with Active Noise Cancellation and Tr...
Tags: Apple, Trends, Ming Chi Kuo, Jon Prosser, AirPods Studio

14-Inch MacBook Pro Now Rumored to Launch in 2021

Ever since Apple discontinued the 15-inch MacBook Pro in favor of a new 16-inch model with slimmer bezels last year, the natural assumption has been that a 14-inch MacBook Pro will eventually replace the 13-inch model. Apple ended up sticking with the same size display when it refreshed the 13-inch MacBook Pro with a Magic Keyboard and faster processor options earlier this month, but a 14-inch model might still be on the table, with the anonymously-run Twitter account "L0vetodream" today hint...
Tags: Apple, Featured, Macbook, Macbook Pro, Retina Macbook Pro, Ming Chi Kuo, L0vetodream

Apple Reportedly Investing Over $300M in New Taiwanese Factory to Produce Mini-LED and Micro-LED Displays

Apple plans to invest around NT$10 billion (US$334 million) towards the opening of a new factory at the Hsinchu Science Park in Taiwan, according to a Chinese report in the Economic Daily News. English coverage is available at Focus Taiwan. The report claims that Apple will use the factory to produce Mini-LED and Micro-LED displays for future devices, in partnership with Taiwan-based suppliers Epistar and AU Optronics. In March, analyst Ming-Chi Kuo said Apple is planning at least six Mini-LE...
Tags: Apple, Taiwan, Micro-led, Au Optronics, Ming Chi Kuo, Kuo, Hsinchu Science Park, Mini-LED

Apple's Over-Ear Headphones May Be Called 'AirPods Studio' and Cost $349

Apple's rumored high-end over-ear headphones may be called "AirPods Studio" and retail for $349, according to Jon Prosser of YouTube channel Front Page Tech. In keeping with the successful ‌AirPods‌ brand, the rumored "Studio" over-ear headphones would significantly diversify Apple's ‌AirPods‌ lineup, which last added the in-ear AirPods Pro in October 2019. The supposed price of $349 would place "‌AirPods‌ Studio" as a direct competitor to high-end noise-canceling over-ear headphones from Bos...
Tags: Apple, Youtube, Bose, Ming Chi Kuo, MacBook Pro Apple, Prosser, AirPods, Jon Prosser, Apple over-ear headphones, Sony Looks

New NFC Specification Will Let Smartphones Charge Small Devices

A new NFC specification announced this week by the NFC Froum will allow future NFC enabled devices to offer wireless charging capabilities, which means a smartphone could be used to charge a small accessory like headphones. According to the NFC Forum, the Wireless Charging Specification (WLC) will allow smartphones or other NFC charging devices to wirelessly charge small, battery-powered consumer and IoT devices at a power transfer rate of up to one watt. The 1W rating is much slower than th...
Tags: Apple, Samsung, Nfc, Qi, Ming Chi Kuo, NFC Forum, Koichi Tagawa, NFC Froum, NFC Forum NFC

Apple's Plan to Introduce New AirPods Later This Year Reportedly Delayed

Apple's plan to release an updated version of AirPods later this year has been delayed due to the global health crisis, according to the Nikkei Asian Review. This lines up with a recent report from analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, who said that mass production of third-generation AirPods will begin in the first half of 2021, followed by mass production of second-generation AirPods Pro between the fourth quarter of 2021 and the first quarter of 2022. Kuo also expects Apple's rumored high-end over-ear hea...
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I've been using Apple's new MacBook Pro for a few hours, and I can already tell that its new keyboard makes a huge difference (AAPL)

Apple's new 13-inch MacBook Pro comes with the company's new Magic Keyboard, which represents a big improvement over the older controversial butterfly keyboard. Following years of customer complaints about the now defunct butterfly keyboard, the Magic Keyboard feels much more comfortable to type on. It offers deeper key travel, which makes each tap feel more satisfying compared with the flatter and stiffer butterfly keyboard. Otherwise, there isn't much that's different on the new MacBook Pro ...
Tags: Apple, Trends, Intel, MacBook Air, Macbook Pro, Magic Keyboard, Aapl, Ming Chi Kuo

Kuo: Apple's Mini-LED Product Roadmap May Have Been Pushed Back to 2021

Apple's development of mini-LED display based hardware has not been significantly affected by the global health crisis but it may have delayed adoption of the technology in the short-term, according to Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo. In a research note with TF International Securities today, seen by MacRumors, Kuo said mini-LED chip, panel, assembly, and terminal assembly are expected to begin mass production in the third quarter of 2020, the fourth quarter, the end of the fourth quarter, and the...
Tags: Apple, Featured, Bloomberg, Mark Gurman, Macbook Pro, Ming Chi Kuo, DigiTimes, Kuo, TF International Securities, Mini-LED, Ming Chi Kuo Mini

Apple is expected to release a new Apple Watch this fall — here are the features we want to see (AAPL)

The Apple Watch has come a long way in five years, but there are still some areas that could stand to improve. The Apple Watch lacks native sleep tracking capabilities, for example, and doesn't last as long on a charge as rivals like Fitbit. It would also be great to see Apple provide more insight about how to reach health-oriented goals.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. The Apple Watch has come a long way in its five years on the market. It's grown from being a somewhat l...
Tags: Apple, Google, Trends, Bloomberg, Apple Watch, Fitbit, Mark Gurman, Mickey Mouse, Ming Chi Kuo, International Data Corporation Apple, Apple Watch Bloomberg, Apple Watch Longer

Apple's new MacBook Pro fixes its biggest drawback — but it falls behind Windows rivals in one important way (AAPL)

The biggest update to come with Apple's new 13-inch MacBook Pro is its Magic Keyboard, which replaces the controversial butterfly keyboard that's been prone to issues in recent years. But the base model of the new laptop comes with the same Intel 8th-generation processors as its predecessor, while several Windows competitors run on 10th-generation processors. That means if you want to get the increased performance that comes with Intel's newer processors, you'll have to opt for the pricier $1,...
Tags: Apple, Microsoft, Trends, Bloomberg, Intel, Dell, Macbook Pro, Magic Keyboard, Intel Core, Ming Chi Kuo

iPhone 12 Lineup With OLED Displays Predicted to Start at $649, Breaking the $999 Barrier

Apple has never sold a new iPhone with an OLED display for under $999, but with the iPhone 12 lineup expected to include a wider range of models, that could soon change. iPhone 12 pricing could start at $649 this year, according to Jon Prosser of the YouTube channel Front Page Tech. Prosser says this information comes from his same source who accurately revealed the new iPhone SE's launch date. The prices would be as follows:5.4-inch iPhone 12: $649 6.1-inch iPhone 12: $749 6.1-inch iPhone...
Tags: Apple, Featured, Ming Chi Kuo, Iphone 12, Jon Prosser, YouTube channel Front Page Tech Prosser

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