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Next iPad Pro Might Feature Large Glass Apple Logo to Allow Wireless Charging

Bloomberg's Mark Gurman and Debby Wu last year reported that Apple had tested a new iPad Pro with a glass back for wireless charging capabilities. In a recent edition of his newsletter, Gurman said he expects the new iPad Pro to be released in 2022. While the new iPad Pro is still on track to feature wireless charging, 9to5Mac's Filipe Espósito today reported that Apple may have ultimately scrapped the glass back design after testing due to concerns over breakability. Citing sources familiar ...
Tags: Apple, Featured, Bloomberg, Mark Gurman, 9to5mac.com, Gurman, iPad Pro 12.9, Filipe Espósito, Debby Wu, iPad Pro 11


Apple Working on External Display With Built-In A13 Chip

Apple is developing an external display that includes an A13 chip with Neural Engine, according to a new rumor from 9to5Mac. The A13 chip with Neural Engine would presumably serve as an eGPU, though details are light at this time. Having a CPU/GPU built into the external display could help Macs deliver high-resolution graphics without using all the resources of the computer's internal chip. Apple could also combine the power of the display SoC with the Mac's SoC to provide even more performan...
Tags: Apple, Featured, Gpu, Lcds, 9to5mac.com, Neural Engine


iPad Mini 6 Rumored to Feature A15 Chip and Smart Connector

The sixth-generation iPad mini will feature an A15 chip and a Smart Connector, according to a report from 9to5Mac. The next-generation ‌iPad mini‌ is reportedly codenamed "J310" and will feature a number of significant upgrades. The report claims that one of the key features of the new ‌iPad mini‌ will be the A15 chip, which is expected to debut in the iPhone 13 lineup later this year. The A15 is expected to be made with the same 5nm fabrication process as the A14 chip, and Apple is said to b...
Tags: Apple, Bloomberg, Ipad Mini, Mark Gurman, 9to5mac.com, Jon Prosser


Shaky Rumor Claims Redesigned MacBook Pros Will Feature 'M1X' Chip and Remove the Front Logo

A questionable report is today claiming that Apple's next-generation MacBook Pro models will feature an "M1X" chip and remove the "MacBook Pro" logo from below the display. The report from 9to5Mac says that "a source with a decent track record" made the claims. According to its source, "Apple's planned name for the MacBook Pro chips" is the "M1X."The M1X is an extension of the M1 that will contain more thunderbolt channels, cpu cores, gpu cores, multiple external monitor support, and greater ...
Tags: Apple, Bloomberg, Macbook, MacBook Air, Gpu, Mark Gurman, Macbook Pro, Don, 9to5mac.com, Ming Chi Kuo, MacBook Pros, Gurman, MacBook Pro 13, MacBook Pro Don, Macbook Pro 16, Jon Prosser


AirPods Max Missing Rumored Features: $350 'Sport' Model, Swappable Bands, Touch Controls

Apple's newly-announced AirPods Max over-ear headphones reportedly omitted a number of features to launch after months of delays, according to Bloomberg's Mark Gurman. Earlier in the year, a report from Bloomberg said that ‌AirPods Max‌, thought at the time to be called "AirPods Studio," had suffered several development challenges leading to multiple delays and scaling back of functionality. The product failed to appear at any of the most recent three Apple events despite a plethora of rumors...
Tags: Apple, Featured, Bloomberg, Mark Gurman, 9to5mac.com, Prosser, Jon Prosser, AirPods Studio, Mark Gurman Jon Prosser, AirPods Max, AirPods Max zwnj


Rumor Report Card: Assessing the Accuracy of Leaks After Apple's Event

Apple hosted its virtual "Time Flies" event this week, where it introduced four new products, including the Apple Watch Series 6, lower-cost Apple Watch SE, a 10.9-inch iPad Air with an all-screen design, and an updated 10.2-inch iPad with a faster A12 Bionic chip. As expected, there were no new iPhones, which are believed to be coming in October instead. Apple also announced that it will be offering its various services in a bundle called Apple One starting later this year, including an all-...
Tags: Apple, Bloomberg, Apple Watch, Mark Gurman, Magic Keyboard, Ming Chi Kuo, Macotakara.jp, 9to5mac.com, Mac Otakara, Evan Blass, Prosser, Time flies, Jon Prosser, L0vetodream, AirPods Studio, DuanRui


New Low-Cost 'iPhone SE' Could Launch as Soon as Tomorrow

Apple's new low-cost iPhone is set to launch as early as Friday, April 3, according to a new report from 9to5Mac that cites a tip from a "highly trusted reader." The site says that while it can't be certain about the launch date, "Apple could reveal and begin taking orders for the new ‌iPhone‌ as soon as tomorrow." The iPhone 8 Apple is said to be planning to call the new ‌iPhone‌, which is expected to be priced somewhere around $399, the "‌iPhone‌ SE" just like the 2016 ‌iPhone‌ SE, which w...
Tags: Apple, Nfc, 9to5mac.com, iPhone SE


Next-Generation MacBook Pro's Touch ID Feature Likely Built Into the Power Button

Back in May, KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo reported that the next-generation MacBook Pro will include an OLED "touch bar" above the keyboard and Touch ID support, with a subsequent part leak of the machine's chassis supporting the idea of this touch bar replacing the current row of function keys. Leaked MacBook Pro top case showing space for touch bar in place of function keys Kuo did not address exactly how Touch ID would be integrated into the new MacBook Pro, but a new report from 9to5Mac clai...
Tags: Apple, Apple Watch, Sierra, Macbook Pro, Martin Hajek, Kgi Securities, Retina Macbook Pro, 9to5mac.com, Ming Chi Kuo, Kuo


New A9-Based 4-Inch iPhone to Replace iPhone 5s, iPhone 6 and 6 Plus

Apple's next-generation 4-inch iPhone is more likely to include variants of the A9 and M9 motion coprocessor chips, allowing for always-on Hey Siri, according to 9to5Mac. The report claims the so-called "iPhone 5se" will likely replace the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus in Apple's fall 2016 smartphone lineup, while the iPhone 5s will then be discontinued.Because the iPhone 7 will include a faster chip potentially known as the A10 processor, Apple likely does not want its new 4-inch iPhone to fall t...
Tags: Apple, Siri, Air, Iphone 6c, A9, 9to5mac.com, RAM Bluetooth