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What to Expect From WWDC 2023: AR/VR Headset, 15-Inch MacBook Air. iOS 17, xrOS, macOS 14 and More

Tuesday May 30, 2023 1:14 pm PDT by
The 34th annual Worldwide Developers conference is less than a week away, and it's going to feature one of the most exciting keynote events that we've had in recent years. Apple is expected to introduce its first new wearable since the launch of the Apple Watch, plus there are new Macs coming and notable features for iOS 17 and watchOS 10. This guide highlights everything rumored to be...
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xrOS: What to Expect From the Software Designed for Apple's AR/VR Headset

Tuesday May 30, 2023 10:33 am PDT by
The Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC), Apple's annual developer and software-oriented conference, is now just a few days away. As with previous years, Apple is expected to introduce major updates to all of its operating systems, but unique to WWDC 2023, Apple is also very likely to unveil xrOS, the software that will run its much-rumored AR/VR mixed-reality headset. Here's everything we're...
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iOS 16.5 Features: Everything New in iOS 16.5

Thursday May 18, 2023 1:45 pm PDT by
Apple today released iOS 16.5, the fifth major update to the iOS 16 operating system. iOS 16.5 is not as notable as some of the prior updates that we have seen, but there are some important bug fixes and feature additions. This guide highlights all of the new features in the iOS 16.5 update. Sports Tab in Apple News Apple added a dedicated Sports tab in ‌Apple News‌, providing sports fans...
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3nm Apple Silicon: What Is It and Why Does It Matter?

Saturday May 13, 2023 9:00 am PDT by
Apple's custom silicon is expected to leap to 3nm, a next-generation manufacturing technique, later this year, but what exactly does the enhanced process mean for the company's next-generation chips? Semiconductor fabrication is the process used to make chips. The "node" of the process is, in simple terms, a measure of the smallest possible dimension used in manufacturing, measured in...
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MicroLED Apple Watch Ultra: All the Rumors So Far

Friday April 28, 2023 2:21 pm PDT by
Apple is working on next-generation display technology called microLED, which will be coming to the Apple Watch Ultra first. We're not expecting the ‌Apple Watch Ultra‌ with microLED until 2025, but rumors about the device have been ramping up already. This guide highlights everything we know about Apple's work on a microLED watch and what Apple has in store for microLED in the future. Micro...
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Is a New 24-Inch iMac Coming in 2023? What We Know So Far

Monday April 3, 2023 1:23 pm PDT by
Apple in 2021 introduced the 24-inch iMac, with the redesigned machine featuring an array of bright colors and the new-at-the-time M1 chip. Since its 2021 debut, Apple has not refreshed the smaller ‌iMac‌ and the ‌iMac‌ line has all but been forgotten, but rumors suggest there is a new 24-inch ‌iMac‌ in the works. This guide highlights everything that we know so far about a future 24-inch ‌iMac‌. ...
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iOS 16.4 Features: Everything New in iOS 16.4

Tuesday March 28, 2023 5:42 am PDT by
Apple today released iOS 16.4 and iPadOS 16.4, two updates that come after several weeks of beta testing. iOS 16.4 and iPadOS 16.4 add a long list of new features, ranging from updated emoji characters to web push notifications on the iPad. Subscribe to the MacRumors YouTube channel for more videos. In this guide, we've highlighted all of the changes introduced in iOS 16.4 and iPadOS 16.4. ...
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The 2023 Apple Watch Series 9: What to Expect From Apple This Fall

Monday May 8, 2023 12:31 pm PDT by
Along with the iPhone, the Apple Watch is one of the products that Apple has been updating on an annual basis, and it is one of the devices that we can count on seeing this fall. Rumors about new Apple Watch models are often overshadowed by ‌iPhone‌ rumors, but we do get tidbits of information here and there. This guide aggregates everything we know about the Apple Watch Series 9. An...
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When Will Apple Release iOS 16.4?

Wednesday March 22, 2023 11:37 am PDT by
Apple's next operating system update will be iOS 16.4, with the software in beta testing as of February 16. Software updates go through several rounds of testing with developers and public beta testers ahead of launch, so when can we expect to see iOS 16.4 provided to the public? Officially, Apple says that the iOS 16.4 and its sister updates iPadOS 16.4, macOS Ventura 13.3, tvOS 16.4, and...
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Apple's First OLED iPad: All the Rumors So Far

Monday March 13, 2023 3:02 pm PDT by
Apple is developing OLED technology for the iPad, and the new displays are expected to come to the iPad Pro models as soon as next year. This guide aggregates everything we know about Apple's plans for the OLED ‌iPad‌. Sizing Apple is expected to offer the first OLED iPads in sizes that are similar to the current ‌iPad Pro‌ sizes, providing one smaller 10.9 to 11.1-inch model and a larger 12.9...
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Apple's Work on Touchscreen Macs: What We Know So Far

Friday March 10, 2023 2:33 pm PST by
Some Apple fans have long wanted Apple to combine the functionality of the iPad with the Mac, and it appears that it's finally going to happen. Apple is rumored to be working on touchscreen Mac technology, and we could see the first touchscreen Mac in just a couple of years. This guide highlights everything that we know so far about Apple's work on a touchscreen Mac. Possible Models...
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All of the iOS 16.4 Beta Features

Wednesday March 22, 2023 11:28 am PDT by
Apple is testing iOS 16.4 and iPadOS 16.4, two upcoming updates that will be released for the iPhone and the iPad this spring. There are a long list of changes in the iOS 16.4 update, ranging from new emojis to the promised iOS Safari Push Notifications feature. Subscribe to the MacRumors YouTube channel for more videos. This guide aggregates all of the features that are in the iOS 16.4...
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iPhone 14 Color Options: Which Color Should You Choose?

Wednesday March 8, 2023 4:42 am PST by
The iPhone 14 models are available in a range of color options, with entirely new hues available on both sets of devices, as well as some popular classics. The ‌iPhone 14‌ and iPhone 14 Pro lineups have different colors to choose from, so if you have your heart set on a particular shade, you may not be able to get your preferred model in that color. Check out our guide on the ‌iPhone 14 Pro‌ color...
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The iPhone Ultra: Everything We Know About Apple's 2024 High-End iPhone 16

Wednesday February 22, 2023 12:25 pm PST by
Apple in 2024 may introduce a new high-end iPhone 16 "Ultra" that would be sold alongside the ‌iPhone 16‌, ‌iPhone 16‌ Pro, and ‌iPhone 16‌ Pro Max as a more expensive, feature rich option. This guide highlights everything we've heard about the possibility of an iPhone Ultra. Feature Set An ‌iPhone 16‌ Ultra would be Apple's most expensive and feature rich ‌iPhone‌, offering options beyond those...
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Apple's MLS Season Pass: Everything You Need to Know

Saturday February 18, 2023 3:15 am PST by
Apple in February 2023 launched its very first MLS Season Pass. Keep reading to learn what's included in the pass, how much it costs, and how to sign up. What is Apple's MLS Season Pass? Apple's MLS Season Pass is a new subscription service available to Major League Soccer fans in more than 100 countries and regions. How Much Does the MLS Season Pass Cost? You don't need an Apple TV+...
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Apple Smart Home Display: Everything We Know

Tuesday January 31, 2023 12:01 pm PST by
Apple is working on a new Home accessory that is designed to serve as a central hub for smart home management. The Apple TV and the HomePod are already home hubs and almost all Apple devices can control a HomeKit setup, but Apple is designing an all-in-one home management product to make control even easier. This guide aggregates everything that we know about the Apple Home display product...
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MacBook Air vs. MacBook Pro Buyer's Guide

Tuesday January 31, 2023 1:57 am PST by
Apple recently announced a major update for its high-end MacBook Pro models, adding the M2 Pro and ‌M2‌ Max chips, better battery life, Wi‑Fi 6E, Bluetooth 5.3, and an HDMI 2.1 port. Last year, Apple updated the MacBook Air with a complete redesign and the ‌M2‌ chip, so how do the machines compare? Despite now being similar in appearance, the ‌MacBook Air‌ and the MacBook Pro are very different...
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14-Inch vs. 16-Inch MacBook Pro Buyer's Guide: Six Key Differences

Monday January 30, 2023 3:23 am PST by
The high-end MacBook Pro is available in 14-inch and 16-inch sizes, starting at $1,999 and $2,499, so which should you choose? While the two machines have more similarities than Macs offered in different sizes from previous years, the 14- and 16-inch MacBook Pro models have at least six noticeably different design aspects, features, and capabilities, so should you consider purchasing the...
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Apple Glasses: Everything We Know

Thursday May 25, 2023 3:59 pm PDT by
For several years, rumors suggested that Apple would follow its mixed reality AR/VR headset with a set of lighter weight augmented reality "Apple Glasses" that would launch sometime around 2024. Rumors have shifted and the Apple Glasses project is on hold, though Apple still has plans to release the technology in the future. This guide aggregates everything that we know about the Apple...
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HomePod Mini vs. HomePod Buyer's Guide

Tuesday January 24, 2023 7:55 am PST by
In 2020, Apple unveiled the HomePod mini as the first addition to the HomePod lineup, with a new spherical design and the S5 chip. With a more affordable price tag of just $99, ‌HomePod mini‌ is a much more accessible and versatile version of Apple's smart speaker in a compact design. Apple recently reintroduced the full-size ‌HomePod‌, meaning that there are once again two HomePods to choose...