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Top Stories: Black Friday Deals, Apple Delays Digital IDs, Tim Cook Talks DIY Repairs, and More

Saturday November 27, 2021 6:00 am PST by
The holiday shopping season is now upon us, with this week's news being dominated by Black Friday deals that started popping up early in the week and will carry on into next week, so make sure to check out our coverage to find the best prices on gear for Apple fans. Black Friday wasn't the only topic of discussion this week, however, as other popular stories including Apple revealing that...
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Top Stories: Apple Self Service Repair, iOS 15.1.1 Released, and More

Saturday November 20, 2021 6:00 am PST by
The biggest news item this week was Apple's announcement of an upcoming Self Service Repair program that will allow users to obtain parts, tools, and manuals directly from Apple in a win for the Right to Repair movement. That certainly wasn't the only news this week, with Apple also releasing iOS 15.1.1 for iPhone 12 and 13 users while continuing work on iOS 15.2 and other upcoming updates,...
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Top Stories: Tim Cook on Sideloading, iOS 15.2 Features, Apple Silicon Roadmap, and More

Saturday November 13, 2021 6:00 am PST by
Apple is continuing to work on its next set of operating system updates, and the new beta of iOS 15.2 seeded to developers and public beta testers this week includes a number of tweaks and improvements. Tim Cook also spoke at this week's DealBook online summit, addressing some of the recent controversy about whether Apple should be required to allow "sideloading" of apps from outside the App ...
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Top Stories: New iMac Pro Rumor, Beats Fit Pro, New HomePod Mini Colors, and More

Saturday November 6, 2021 7:00 am PDT by
This week saw a good mix of Apple news and rumors, including some product launches with the Beats Fit Pro and new HomePod mini colors. We also heard some rumored details for the next version of Apple's big iMac, which could see the return of the "iMac Pro" name. Other popular stories this week included Apple executives talking about why we haven't seen Face ID and touchscreens come to the...
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Top Stories: New MacBook Pros and AirPods 3 Launch, macOS Monterey Released, and More

Saturday October 30, 2021 7:00 am PDT by
Following last week's big Apple event, this week saw some of the fruits of the announcements we saw there, with Apple releasing macOS Monterey and the new MacBook Pro models and third-generation AirPods making their way into customers' hands. With the new MacBook Pro models out in the wild, we're learning more about the notched display with ProMotion, the impressive M1 Pro and M1 Max chips,...
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Apple Reports 4Q 2021 Results: $20.6B Profit on $83.4B Revenue

Thursday October 28, 2021 2:39 pm PDT by
Apple today announced financial results for the fourth fiscal quarter of 2021, which corresponds to the third calendar quarter of the year. For the quarter, Apple posted revenue of $83.4 billion and net quarterly profit of $20.6 billion, or $1.24 per diluted share, compared to revenue of $64.7 billion and net quarterly profit of $12.7 billion, or $0.73 per diluted share, in the year-ago...
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Top Stories: Apple Event Recap – New MacBook Pro, AirPods 3, and More

Saturday October 23, 2021 7:00 am PDT by
The news this week was dominated by Apple's Monday event, with the company spending most of its time talking about the new MacBook Pro models with M1 Pro and M1 Max chip options, although we did get a few other announcements at the event. With Apple's final event of 2021 likely now out of the way, we also got straight back into the rumor cycle this week with reports about future iMac,...
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Apple Event Live Updates: MacBook Pro and AirPods 3 Announced! [Event Over]

Monday October 18, 2021 9:31 am PDT by
Apple's virtual "Unleashed" event kicks off today at 10:00 a.m. Pacific Time, with the headline announcement expected to be redesigned MacBook Pro models based on Apple silicon. We will almost certainly also be hearing a release date for macOS Monterey and may see a few other announcements such as third-generation AirPods and a new high-end Mac mini. Apple is providing a live video stream on ...
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Top Stories: Apple Event Announced, M1X MacBook Pro Rumors, Apple Watch Series 7 Launch

Saturday October 16, 2021 7:00 am PDT by
It feels like Apple's iPhone event just ended, but it's already time to do it all over again as Apple has announced a virtual media event for this Monday, October 18. Even at this late date, rumors about the MacBook Pro are still coming in one after another, and we're also hearing from sources claiming the third-generation AirPods will be making an appearance at the event, so read on below...
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Top Stories: Apple Watch Pre-Orders, October Apple Event?, Remembering Steve Jobs, and More

Saturday October 9, 2021 7:00 am PDT by
The first full week of October was a busy one for Apple news, including the launch of pre-orders for the Apple Watch Series 7, the 10th anniversary of Steve Jobs' death, and speculation about another Apple event later in the month. Apple also continued to roll out new features during the iOS 15.1 beta cycle and pushed some new features to several AirPods models, while we shared 50 of our...
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Top Stories: iOS 15 Bugs, iPhone 13 Teardowns, iPad Mini Jelly Scrolling, and More

Saturday October 2, 2021 7:00 am PDT by
The flurry of activity following Apple's event and the launches of iOS 15 and the iPhone 13 has started to calm down, but that doesn't mean there hasn't continued to be a ton of news out there. With almost two weeks out in the public, iOS 15 has proven to include a number of bugs, so some users may want to hold off on updating if they haven't already. Apple has already pushed out one bug fix ...
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Top Stories: iPhone 13 Launch, iOS 15 Features, iPhone 14 Pro Rumors, and More

Saturday September 25, 2021 7:00 am PDT by
Following Apple's big media event last week, this week saw users able to get their hands on much of the new hardware and software, headlined by the iPhone 13 lineup and iOS 15. This week also saw some new rumors, including a fresh report about next year's iPhone 14 Pro and our own discovery of what are likely to be the display resolutions for Apple's upcoming redesigned MacBook Pro models,...
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Top Stories: iPhone 13, Apple Watch Series 7, New iPads, and More

Saturday September 18, 2021 7:00 am PDT by
Apple's highly anticipated "California Streaming" event on Tuesday had an interesting mix of expected and unexpected news, including the iPhone 13 lineup that largely followed expectations and the Apple Watch Series 7 that didn't get the expected flat-sided redesign but otherwise matched up with rumors pretty well. On the more unexpected front, we got updates to the iPad mini and...
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Apple Event Sept 2021: iPhone 13, Apple Watch Series 7, and More Announced

Tuesday September 14, 2021 9:30 am PDT by
Apple's virtual "California Streaming" event kicked off on Tuesday, September 14th, 2021. Recap Video of what was announced: Apple provided a live video stream on its website, on YouTube, and in the company's TV app across its platforms. We updated this article with live blog coverage and issued Twitter updates through our @MacRumorsLive account as the keynote unfolded. Live blog...
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Top Stories: iPhone 13 Apple Event, Epic v. Apple Verdict, iPhone 14 Rumors, and More

Saturday September 11, 2021 7:00 am PDT by
Apple's biggest product introduction is right around the corner, with an Apple event now officially announced for next Tuesday, September 14! We're continuing to see a flurry of rumors about not only the iPhone 13 and Apple Watch Series 7 that we're expecting to see at the event, but also the iPhone 14 that's a whole year away. The other major piece of news this week was that a decision was...
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Top Stories: Last-Minute iPhone 13 Rumors, Apple Announces App Store Changes, and More

Saturday September 4, 2021 7:00 am PDT by
The finish line is in sight! Apple's annual iPhone event is likely just a week or so away and all eyes will be on the company as it unveils the next version of its most popular product line. With any luck, we'll also see the next-generation Apple Watch and perhaps even some new AirPods. Other news this week saw Apple making some more changes to its App Store policies in response to a...
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Top Stories: iPhone 13 Nears Launch, Larger Apple Watch?, MacBook Pro and Mac Mini Rumors

Saturday August 28, 2021 7:00 am PDT by
August is rapidly drawing to close, which means Apple's annual iPhone launch event is right around the corner. iPhone 13 and Apple Watch Series 7 rumors are continuing to circulate, and we're also hearing about Mac updates likely coming a bit later. Apple is also finishing up work on its upcoming software updates like iOS 15, with some late-addition features starting to go live in beta while ...
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Top Stories: M1X MacBook Pro by November, iOS 15 Beta 6, Apple's Secret Double Agent

Saturday August 21, 2021 7:00 am PDT by
We're rapidly approaching Apple's busy product launch season, and rumors are continuing to fly. It sounds like Apple has enough products in the pipeline that it'll need to hold multiple virtual events before the end of the year to introduce them all, so get ready for a flurry of activity over the next few months. Other news this week included a fresh round of betas for iOS 15 and most of...
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Top Stories: New MacBook Pro Models Enter Mass Production, iOS 15 Beta 5, and More

Saturday August 14, 2021 7:00 am PDT by
While much of the rumor mill remains focused on the imminent debut of the iPhone 13 lineup in just about a month, many Mac fans have been holding out for the redesigned MacBook Pro models. A new report says they've finally entered mass production, so keep your fingers crossed that they're coming soon. Other news this week included rumors about a redesigned MacBook Air coming next year, a...
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Top Stories: Magic Keyboard With Touch ID, New MacBook Pro and Apple Watches Incoming, and More

Saturday August 7, 2021 7:00 am PDT by
It was another surprise Apple product launch week, with Apple opening up sales of the new Magic Keyboard with built-in Touch ID on a standalone basis after its debut earlier this year as part of the new 24-inch iMac. Now, users of other M1 Macs can get their hands on the accessory for easy fingerprint authentication. Subscribe to the MacRumors YouTube channel for more videos. Apple this week...