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Apple's M3 Chip: Everything We Know

Thursday January 13, 2022 1:22 pm PST by
Apple is developing the next several iterations of its M-series Apple silicon chips, and one of those future chips coming in 2023 is expected to be called the "M3" and use updated TSMC chip technology. This guide contains everything that we know about the M3 chip, and it will be updated over time as we learn more about it. What We Know Apple is still on the M1, M1 Pro, and M1 Max line of ...
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What Do You Want to See From Apple in 2022?

Saturday January 1, 2022 7:00 am PST by
In our What to Expect guide that we shared yesterday, we went over everything that we're expecting to see from Apple in 2022 based on current product rumors and historical release data. New iPhone 14 models with a hole punch camera and no notch are a possibility, plus we could see more powerful Apple silicon iMacs and Mac minis. The second-generation AirPods Pro are coming, and there's a...
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What to Expect From Apple in 2022: iPhone 14, New iMac, AR/VR Headset, and More

Friday December 31, 2021 7:00 am PST by
There are some exciting products on the horizon for 2022 if rumors are to be believed, including the first iPhone without a notch, a larger iMac with a mini-LED display and Apple silicon chip, an entirely overhauled MacBook Air, and maybe even Apple's first new wearable since the Apple Watch -- the long-rumored AR/VR headset. Subscribe to the MacRumors YouTube channel for more videos. In this ...
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Tips and Tricks for New iPhone 13 Owners

Sunday December 26, 2021 10:00 am PST by
If you were lucky enough to get a new iPhone 13 for the holidays, we've got a series of useful tips and tricks for you that will help you get the most out of your new device. First, if you are new to iPhone entirely, we have a long list of basic tips on how to use your ‌iPhone‌ and iOS 15. ‌iPhone‌ Tips for Beginners How to Set Up Your New ‌iPhone‌ or iPad Using Automatic Setup How to...
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10 Tips for Getting the Most Out of Your New Apple Watch

Sunday December 26, 2021 7:00 am PST by
For MacRumors readers who just got a new Apple Watch for the holidays, we've created a list of 10 useful tips and tricks that you won't want to miss in order to get the most out of your new watch, whether you're new to Apple Watch entirely or upgrading from an earlier version. Apple Watch Basics New to the Apple Watch? We have some how-tos for beginners that will walk you through setup...
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10 Things You Need to Know About Your New iPad

Saturday December 25, 2021 10:00 am PST by
It's just after the December holidays, and many people may have received an iPad as a gift. If that's you and you're new to the ‌iPad‌ or this is your first update in some time, make sure to check out the tips below to get the most out of your tablet, whether it's an iPad mini, ‌iPad‌, iPad Air, or iPad Pro. Basic Tips for Beginners If you're brand new to the ‌iPad‌, we have some basic articles ...
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Six Useful Tips for New AirPods Owners

Saturday December 25, 2021 7:00 am PST by
Just get a new set of AirPods for Christmas? If so, we've rounded up a handy list of tips, tricks, and features that you might not know about to get you acquainted with your new earbuds. First, if you are new to AirPods entirely, we have a long list of basic tips on how to use your AirPods. AirPods Basics How to Set Up and Connect Your New AirPods How to Change the Name of Your...
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Apple Music Voice Plan: Everything You Need to Know

Monday December 20, 2021 12:10 pm PST by
Apple in October 2021 announced the Apple Music Voice Plan, a new low-price subscription tier for ‌Apple Music‌. This article explains what the Voice Plan is, what you need to use it, how to become a new subscriber, and how to play music with the service. What Is ‌Apple Music‌ Voice Plan? The ‌Apple Music‌ Voice Plan lets you access the ‌Apple Music‌ catalog with Siri. Priced at $4.99, the Voice...
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iOS 15.2 Features: Everything New in iOS 15.2

Monday December 13, 2021 1:45 pm PST by
Apple today released iOS 15.2, the second major update to the iOS operating system that was released in September. iOS 15.2 introduces several features that Apple initially promised would come in iOS 15, but were ultimately delayed. This guide highlights everything new that's been added in the iOS 15.2 update. Subscribe to the MacRumors YouTube channel for more videos. App Privacy Report App ...
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macOS Monterey: 40 Tips, Tricks, and Features You Might Have Missed

Thursday December 2, 2021 10:39 am PST by
Apple released macOS Monterey to the public in the fall, and the new desktop OS brings a whole slew of useful new features and changes to apps like Safari, Maps, FaceTime, Notes, Photos, Messages, and more. Subscribe to the MacRumors YouTube channel for more videos. Beyond the headline features, Apple has also made numerous tweaks and changes to macOS that aim to make the time you spend using ...
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Had It With the Dropbox App? Here Are Five Alternative Dropbox Clients

Wednesday December 1, 2021 3:19 am PST by
The Dropbox app has a troubled reputation among Mac users. The client is often called out for using significant system resources, even when it's not doing anything in the background. And when it does lurch into action, syncing with Dropbox's servers can sometimes be painfully slow, for no obvious reason. Added to this is the fact that almost a year after the first Macs with the M1 chip...
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Apple's 2022 iMac Pro: Everything We Know

Wednesday December 22, 2021 10:35 am PST by
Apple is working on a redesigned version of the larger-screened iMac that could bring back the "‌iMac‌ Pro" name to differentiate it from the 24-inch ‌iMac‌ that Apple released in 2021. The larger ‌iMac‌ is expected to have an updated design, M1 Pro/Max chips, and a mini-LED display, and it could launch in the first half of 2022. Design The upcoming ‌iMac‌ will be similar in design to the 24-inch...
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How to Use Apple's Legacy Contact Feature to Let Your Family Access Your Photos and Data After You Die

Friday November 12, 2021 1:33 pm PST by
Apple in iOS 15.2 is making it easier for your loved ones to access your personal data in the event of your death with the addition of a Legacy Contact feature. A person set as your Legacy Contact gets a special code that can be provided to Apple alongside a death certificate to unlock your device. The Legacy Contact that you set will have access to your Messages, photos, notes, and other...
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Apple's Messages Communication Safety Explained: What You Need to Know

Wednesday November 10, 2021 2:34 pm PST by
Apple in the iOS 15.2 beta introduced a new Messages Communication Safety option that's designed to keep children safer online by protecting them from potentially harmful images. We've seen a lot of confusion over the feature, and thought it might be helpful to provide an outline of how Communication Safety works and clear up misconceptions. Communication Safety Overview Communication...
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Everything New in iOS 15.2 Beta 2: Legacy Contacts, Hide My Email Improvements, and More

Monday November 15, 2021 6:23 pm PST by
Apple today released the second beta of an upcoming iOS 15.2 update to developers for testing purposes, and the software update adds quite a few new features. This guide highlights everything new that we've found in the second iOS 15.2 beta. Legacy Contacts With Legacy Contacts, you can set a trusted person to be able to access your Apple ID and your data (or "Digital Legacy") after you...
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Apple's 2022 MacBook Air: Everything We Know

Monday January 3, 2022 4:50 pm PST by
The next-generation MacBook Air refresh coming in 2022 will see Apple introduce the biggest design update to the ‌MacBook Air‌ since 2010, which is when Apple introduced both 11 and 13-inch models. We're expecting a total overhaul of the look of the machine, and this guide aggregates all of the rumors that we've heard so far. Subscribe to the MacRumors YouTube channel for more videos. Design ...
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16GB vs. 32GB MacBook Pro: How Much is Enough?

Wednesday January 12, 2022 2:39 am PST by
Apple's high-end 14-inch and 16-inch MacBook Pro offers the M1 Pro chip with 16GB of RAM as standard, but you can upgrade to 32GB of RAM for $400. When choosing your ‌M1 Pro‌ MacBook Pro configuration, should you upgrade to the 32GB memory option, and does it justify its cost? Our guide helps to answer the question of how to decide which of these two memory options for the high-end MacBook Pro ...
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Apple Watch Series 8 (2022): Everything We Know

Monday January 10, 2022 9:02 am PST by
We're still many months away from the launch of the Apple Watch Series 8, but we're already hearing details about Apple's next-generation wrist-worn device. This guide aggregates everything we know about the Apple Watch Series 8 so far based on rumors. Note that it's still early, so these features have yet to be confirmed. Design and Size Options Little is known about the design of the...
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Apple's M1 Max Chip: Everything You Need to Know

Wednesday November 3, 2021 6:52 pm PDT by
Apple in October 2021 introduced its second-generation Apple silicon chips, the M1 Pro and the M1 Max, which follow the ‌M1‌ and are available in the 14 and 16-inch MacBook Pro models. This guide focuses on the ‌M1‌ Max, which is Apple's most powerful Apple silicon chip to date. ‌M1‌ Max Explained The ‌M1‌ Max, along with the ‌M1 Pro‌, is Apple's second System on a Chip (SoC) developed for use in...
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Apple's M1 Pro Chip: Everything You Need to Know

Wednesday November 3, 2021 6:52 pm PDT by
Apple in October 2021 introduced its second-generation Apple silicon chips, the M1 Pro and the M1 Max, which follow the ‌M1‌ and are available in the 14 and 16-inch MacBook Pro models. This guide focuses on the ‌M1‌ Pro, which is an improvement over the ‌M1‌, but not quite as powerful as the ‌M1 Max‌. ‌M1‌ Pro Explained The ‌M1‌ Pro is Apple's second System on a Chip (SoC) developed for use in Macs, ...