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Who Can Track Your iPhone's Location?

Tuesday January 19, 2021 2:20 pm PST by
Apple's iPhones have built-in location tracking features that can let certain people see your location, and in some situations, that can be a major risk to personal safety. Apple recently shared a personal safety manual that teaches people how to protect themselves from being tracked by a stalker, a former loved one, or another malicious person. This guide has a quick breakdown of the...
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14-Inch and 16-Inch MacBook Pros: Everything We Know

Tuesday May 4, 2021 5:01 pm PDT by
Apple introduced a new M1 MacBook Pro in November of 2020, but the new model didn't include any design changes. That's going to change in 2021, with rumors suggesting Apple has a major MacBook Pro design refresh in the works. Subscribe to the MacRumors YouTube channel for more videos. The 14 and 16-inch MacBook Pro models that are coming in 2021 will feature the most significant design...
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AirPods Max vs. Sony WH-1000XM4 and Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700

Friday January 15, 2021 6:49 am PST by
AirPods Max, Apple's first over-ear headphones, seem to be positioned as direct rivals to the popular Sony WH-1000XM4 headphones and Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700. When announcing ‌AirPods Max‌, Apple boasted that the headphones bring "the magic of AirPods to an over-ear design with high-fidelity sound." With a custom acoustic design, dual H1 chips, and advanced software to power...
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AirPods Pro 2: Everything We Know So Far

Wednesday April 14, 2021 2:49 pm PDT by
Since the AirPods Pro were released in October 2019, we haven't seen an updated version, but that could change in 2021. Apple is rumored to be working on a new version of the ‌AirPods Pro‌, the ‌AirPods Pro‌ 2, and there could be some design changes in store. This guide covers everything that we know so far about the ‌AirPods Pro‌ 2. Design Changes The ‌AirPods Pro‌ already feature a shorter...
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iPhone SE Plus: Everything We Know So Far

Monday March 1, 2021 10:35 am PST by
Apple in 2020 debuted the iPhone SE, a new version of a 4-inch iPhone that first came out in 2016. The 2020 ‌iPhone SE‌ is basically an ‌iPhone‌ 8 clone with a 4.7-inch display and a Touch ID Home button, but rumors suggest a new version could be coming in 2022. Ahead of the release of the 2020 ‌iPhone SE‌, there were rumors that Apple also debut a "Plus" model that's larger in size, but those...
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Apple Fitness+ vs. Peloton Buyer's Guide

Wednesday January 13, 2021 10:36 am PST by
Apple's newly launched fitness service, Apple Fitness+, is positioned to rival Peloton, which has come to dominate the digital fitness space. Apple Fitness+ and Peloton offer polished workout routines delivered by enthusiastic instructors and accompanied by motivating music playlists. As the two subscription services share a number of workouts and require little to no equipment, it may not ...
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What Do You Want to See From Apple in 2021?

Friday January 1, 2021 6:00 am PST by
In our What to Expect article that we shared yesterday, we covered everything that we think we'll see from Apple in 2021 based on current product rumors and historical release data. New, more powerful Apple silicon Macs with redesigns, iPhone 13 models with upgraded cameras, new Apple Watch models, and updated AirPods are in the works, plus we're expecting to finally get the AirTags and a...
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What to Expect From Apple in 2021: New Apple Silicon Macs, iPhone 13, AirTags and More

Thursday December 31, 2020 6:00 am PST by
We're expecting 2021 to be an exciting year for Apple thanks to a renewed focus on the Mac. Apple debuted the first Macs with Apple silicon chip in late 2020, and Apple's M1 chips turned out to be unexpectedly powerful, leaving us looking forward to what's next. New iMacs and MacBook Pro models are rumored for 2021, with even better Apple silicon chips in the works. We can also count on new...
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Top Five Apple Products of 2020

Tuesday December 29, 2020 11:45 am PST by
Though 2020 forced Apple to shift how it operates with many employees working from home for most of the year, Apple still managed to get a long list of new products out over the course of the last 12 months, refreshing most devices in its lineup and introducing new software. Subscribe to the MacRumors YouTube channel for more videos. In our latest YouTube video, we rounded up our top five...
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New iPhone, Mac, iPad, Apple Watch, AirPods? Check Out Our Apple Product Guides

Friday December 25, 2020 6:00 am PST by
If you were lucky enough to receive a new iPhone, iPad, Mac, Apple Watch, or AirPods this year, you'll want to check out the extensive guides we have for new device owners. Whether you're new to a product altogether or have an upgraded version of a device with new features, we've got you covered. Each of our guides highlights all of the how tos, guides, and videos that we've released...
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iOS 14.3 Features: Everything New in iOS 14.3

Monday December 14, 2020 4:10 pm PST by
Apple today released iOS 14.3 and iPadOS 14.3 to the public, introducing some notable new features. We've highlighted the biggest changes so you can get a quick overview of what to expect after installing it. Subscribe to the MacRumors YouTube channel for more videos. Apple Fitness+ Priced at $9.99 per month and included in the highest-tier Apple One bundle, Apple Fitness+ is Apple's latest...
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Original Apple I Piece Used in Caviar's $10,000 Limited-Edition iPhone 12 Pro [Update: Disputed]

Monday December 14, 2020 7:26 am PST by
Caviar, a Russian company known for creating extravagant and expensive replacement casings for iPhones, has revealed a new customized iPhone 12 Pro that uses a fragment of the original Apple I's circuitry. The custom ‌iPhone 12 Pro‌ is styled as a homage to the original Apple I, which was the first computer to be made by Apple. The custom casing features a back panel made of wood that...
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Gift Guide for Apple Fans (2021)

Tuesday March 9, 2021 5:25 am PST by
If you're on the hunt for the best gifts to buy an Apple fan this year, we've put together a helpful guide to point you in the right direction. While personal preference always plays a part in gift giving, sometimes it can be hard to come up with any ideas for someone in your life who loves tech and Apple products. The gifts in this guide largely relate to products created by Apple and...
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Apple M1 Chip: Everything You Need to Know

Monday April 26, 2021 5:08 pm PDT by
Apple in November 2020 released the first Macs with an Arm-based M1 chip, debuting new 2020 13-inch MacBook Pro, MacBook Air, and Mac mini models. In 2021, Apple added the M1 iMac and the M1 iPad Pro. The M1 chip has received rave reviews for its incredible performance and efficiency, and it is the culmination of more than a decade of Apple's work on chips created for the iPhone and the iPad. ...
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Apple M1 MacBook Pro vs. Intel MacBook Pro (13-Inch) Buyer's Guide

Wednesday November 25, 2020 11:39 am PST by
In November 2020, Apple updated its popular 13-inch MacBook Pro lineup with the first Apple Silicon chip for the Mac, the M1. The base 13-inch MacBook Pro was refreshed with the Arm-based Apple chip, bringing significant speed and efficiency improvements, yet Apple continues to sell the higher-end 13-inch MacBook Pro with Intel inside for several hundred dollars more. So is it still...
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Watch Apple's M1 MacBook Pro Obliterate 2020 Intel MacBook Pro in Speed Tests

Thursday November 19, 2020 2:23 pm PST by
Apple's first M1 Macs have defied expectations and are more powerful than anyone expected, handily beating out many other Intel Macs that Apple is continuing to sell. We've seen endless speed tests, but we thought we'd pit the ‌M1‌ 13-inch MacBook Pro against the model that it's replacing, the 2020 13-inch MacBook Pro with 1.4GHz quad-core Core i5 processor, Intel Iris Plus Graphics 645, and 8GB...
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HomePod Mini vs. Amazon Echo Buyer's Guide

Monday November 16, 2020 12:18 pm PST by
In October, Apple unveiled the HomePod mini as the first addition to its HomePod lineup since the original full-sized speaker, with the ‌HomePod mini‌ featuring a compact design and the S5 chip. With a more affordable price tag of just $99, ‌HomePod mini‌ is a much more accessible and versatile ‌HomePod‌ in a compact design. At almost the same time, Amazon released the fourth-generation Amazon Echo...
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macOS Big Sur: Quick Start Video Plus 50 Tips and Tricks

Friday November 13, 2020 12:46 am PST by
macOS Big Sur is finally here. Version 11 of Apple's operating system for Mac features a completely overhauled look that's designed to be both fresh and familiar, but it's not just the design that's new. Apple has also rethought and retooled many features of macOS to improve the user experience, so whether you're running on Intel or Apple Silicon, there's plenty that's new to explore. In...
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Apple Silicon M1 Mac Mini vs. Intel Mac Mini Buyer's Guide

Thursday November 12, 2020 11:08 am PST by
In November 2020, Apple updated the Mac mini with the first Apple Silicon chip for the Mac, the M1 chip. However, Apple continues to sell its older, Intel-based ‌Mac mini‌. The Intel ‌Mac mini‌ last received a significant update in 2018, so why is Apple still selling its older ‌Mac mini‌? Curiously, rather than making the older model available for a lower price, Apple is presenting the...
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macOS Big Sur Features: Everything New in Today's Release

Thursday November 12, 2020 6:00 am PST by
Apple is set to release macOS Big Sur in a few hours based on past macOS release timelines, and it's a major update with a whole slew of new features. Ahead of the launch, we've highlighted the biggest changes so you can get a quick overview of what to expect when downloading it later today. Redesign ‌macOS Big Sur‌ brings a significant redesign to the Mac operating system, debuting the first ...