The MacRumors Show: What New Devices Should Apple Make?

On this week's episode of The MacRumors Show, we ponder some of the devices and apps we wish Apple would make.


We discuss our wish lists, including some plausible ideas like a foldable iPhone, Apple TV soundbar, task manager and Notion-like productivity app, and even an Apple Books e-reader, as well as some outlandish devices like an Activity Rings fitness band and specific HomeKit appliances. Let us know what your dream Apple devices and apps are in the comments.

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Top Rated Comments

Brad7 Avatar
11 months ago

Let us know what your dream Apple devices and apps are in the comments.
A working Siri.
Score: 18 Votes (Like | Disagree)
eatrains Avatar
11 months ago
An iPhone mini.
Score: 12 Votes (Like | Disagree)
appleguy123 Avatar
11 months ago
Apple could make the perfect wifi router when no one else could. Imagine Wifi 6e time capsule with served as a local backup and host for iCloud content for immediate access when connected to wifi. Also backs up all your devices locally and mirrors it to the cloud. Built in matter/thread hub, HomePods and Apple TV’s as range extenders. Would also serve as a HomeKit router when that functionality hasn’t taken off.
Score: 9 Votes (Like | Disagree)
velocityg4 Avatar
11 months ago
How about a retro inspired iMac, Macbook and GUI?



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Score: 6 Votes (Like | Disagree)
aloysiusfreeman Avatar
11 months ago
A new Magic Mouse that charges via a magsafe mousepad.
Score: 5 Votes (Like | Disagree)
wanha Avatar
11 months ago
How about a UI that adheres to Apple's own Human Interface Guidelines on all platforms?
Score: 5 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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