March 2022 Apple Event

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Apple's "Peek Performance" event was a virtual media event held on Tuesday, March 8, 2022, where the company unveiled updated iPhone SE and iPad Air models, as well as an all-new Mac Studio desktop and Studio Display.



We also saw new green colors for the iPhone 13 and iPhone 13 Pro and an announcement about Friday night Major League Baseball games coming to Apple TV+, while Apple revealed that iOS 15.4, iPadOS 15.4, and macOS Monterey 12.3 with Universal Control and more would be released to the public sometime the following week.

March 2022 Apple Event How Tos

How to Watch the 'Peek Performance' Apple Event on Tuesday, March 8

Monday March 7, 2022 1:57 am PST by
Apple is planning to hold its first media event of 2022 on Tuesday, March 8, at 10:00 a.m. Pacific Time through a live stream. The event is expected to see the unveiling of a new iPhone SE, iPad Air, and at least one new Mac. We could also hear news related to the company's services and perhaps learn the release dates on iOS and iPadOS 15.4, alongside macOS Monterey 12.3, which introduces...

March 2022 Apple Event Guides

Everything We Expect to See From Tomorrow's Apple Event

Friday March 4, 2022 1:18 pm PST by
Apple is set to hold its first event of 2022 on Tuesday, March 8 at 10:00 a.m. Pacific Time. Apple's spring events sometimes aren't as exciting as the September and October events, but it's nice to have new devices on the horizon in the new year. Subscribe to the MacRumors YouTube channel for more videos. For the 2022 spring event, we're expecting a refreshed version of the iPhone SE, a new...

March 2022 Apple Event Articles

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PSA: Studio Display Stands Are Not Interchangeable

Wednesday March 9, 2022 3:09 am PST by
Apple's new Studio Display comes with three different mounting options - a normal stand that only tilts, a tilt and height-adjustable stand, and a VESA mounting adapter. What's crucial to note is that the stands are built into the display and, thus, are not interchangeable. When placing an order for the Studio Display, Apple warns that "each stand or mount adapter is built in. They are not...
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Apple's $1599 Standard Studio Display Does Not Come With a Polishing Cloth

Wednesday March 9, 2022 2:19 am PST by
Apple's brand new standard Studio Display does not come with a polishing cloth included in the box, unlike the Pro Display XDR which offers a cloth in both the standard and nano-textured models. On its website, Apple says that only the nano texture Studio Display will come with a polishing cloth in the box, alongside the display itself and a one-meter Thunderbolt cable. Apple's...
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Apple's New Studio Display Includes 1-Meter Thunderbolt Cable With 3-Meter Option Coming Soon

Tuesday March 8, 2022 1:29 pm PST by
Apple today introduced the Studio Display, a lower-priced 27-inch alternative to its Pro Display XDR. The standalone monitor includes a one-meter Thunderbolt cable in the box, and for customers looking for longer options, Apple has started selling a 1.8-meter Thunderbolt 4 Pro cable for $129 and has a three-meter option coming soon for $159. Apple says the Thunderbolt 4 Pro cable supports...
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Everything Apple Announced Today in Just Over Seven Minutes

Tuesday March 8, 2022 11:54 am PST by
Today's "Peek Performance" event was more exciting than we initially thought it would be, with Apple debuting a new Mac Studio machine and Studio Display alongside a 5G version of the iPhone SE with A15 chip and an M1 iPad Air with 5G chip. Subscribe to the MacRumors YouTube channel for more videos. It took Apple an hour to go over all of today's announcements, but we've summarized all of the ...
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New iPhone SE Offers Improved Battery Life Compared to Previous Model

Tuesday March 8, 2022 11:33 am PST by
Compared to the second-generation iPhone SE, the new 5G-enabled ‌iPhone SE‌ offers improved battery life thanks to the efficiency of the A15 Bionic chip. Compared to the previous model, Apple claims the new ‌iPhone SE‌ can last up to two hours longer during both video playback and streamed video playback for a total of 15 hours and 10 hours, respectively. Audio playback sees the most...
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M1 Ultra Chip Supports Up to Five External Displays

Tuesday March 8, 2022 11:28 am PST by
Apple today introduced the M1 Ultra chip with a 20-core CPU, up to a 64-core GPU, and a 32-core Neural Engine. The first Mac to offer the M1 Ultra is the all-new Mac Studio desktop computer, which is available to order starting today. Tech specs for the Mac Studio confirm that the M1 Ultra chip supports up to five external displays. Specifically, a Mac Studio configured with the M1 Ultra...
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Complete 'Apple Studio' Package With Highest-End Mac Studio, Studio Display, and Accessories Costs Nearly $11,000

Tuesday March 8, 2022 11:14 am PST by
Apple today announced the Mac Studio and the Studio Display, a setup that includes new Mac situated between the Mac mini and the Mac Pro alongside a new mid-level display. The ‌Mac Studio‌ and Studio Display are meant to be paired together, but as expected, they are purchased separately to allow users to customize their setups. To get the full "Apple Studio" experience, customers will...
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Apple Introduces New Spring Colors for iPhone Cases and Apple Watch Bands

Tuesday March 8, 2022 10:58 am PST by
Following its first event of the year today, Apple has introduced new colors for the iPhone 13 and iPhone 13 Pro MagSafe cases and Apple Watch bands for its Spring 2022 collection. The new case colors for the iPhone 13 Pro include Lemon Zest, Blue Fog, Eucalyptus, and Nectarine. All the cases are $49 and available starting today. The ‌iPhone 13‌ ‌MagSafe‌ case shares the same colors. ...
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iPhone SE 2 Discontinued, iPhone SE 3 From $429 Now Apple's Cheapest iPhone

Tuesday March 8, 2022 10:48 am PST by
With Apple's debut of the new third-generation iPhone SE at its spring "Peek Performance" event, Apple has dropped the previous second-generation iPhone SE from its lineup on the online Apple Store, which means the cheapest new iPhone Apple offers has gone up in price. The old iPhone SE 2 featured an A13 Bionic chip, 3GB RAM, and a low starting price of $399. It came in white, black, and...
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Apple Releases Black and Silver Magic Keyboard With Touch ID, Magic Trackpad, and Magic Mouse

Tuesday March 8, 2022 10:24 am PST by
Alongside the Mac Studio and Studio Display, Apple today launched peripherals in new black color options that are available to buy on a standalone basis. The Magic Keyboard with Touch ID and Numeric Keypad is now available with black keys, while the Magic Trackpad and Magic Mouse are both available with a black multi-touch surface. The accessories themselves are identical to the slightly...
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Apple Discontinues 27-Inch iMac

Tuesday March 8, 2022 10:08 am PST by
Following the launch of the new Mac Studio and Studio Display, Apple has discontinued the 27-inch iMac. The 27-inch ‌iMac‌ had remained in the ‌iMac‌ line alongside the smaller 24-inch ‌iMac‌ with Apple silicon and was one of just a few Macs that still featured an Intel processor. Now with the 27-inch Studio Display that can be connected to any Mac, Apple has seemingly felt there is no...
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Apple Unveils $1,599 27-Inch 5K 'Studio Display' External Monitor

Tuesday March 8, 2022 9:54 am PST by
Apple today unveiled the 27-inch 5K "Studio Display" external monitor, alongside the new, high-end Mac Studio desktop computer. The Studio Display features an all-screen design with narrow borders in a slim, all-aluminium enclosure like the 24-inch iMac. The display can be tiled up to 30 degrees thanks to its built-in stand. To customize the display, customers can choose a more versatile, ...
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Apple Announces Powerful 'Mac Studio' With M1 Ultra Chip and Companion 'Studio Display'

Tuesday March 8, 2022 9:41 am PST by
Apple today at its "Peek Performance" event announced a new Mac Studio desktop computer with a companion Studio Display monitor. With a 3.7-inch tall enclosure, the Mac Studio looks like a larger Mac mini, but it is far more powerful. The computer can be configured with the same M1 Max chip as found in the 14-inch and 16-inch MacBook Pro or the just-announced M1 Ultra chip, which features a...
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Apple Announces 'M1 Ultra' Chip With 20-Core CPU, Up to 64-Core GPU, and Support for 128GB of Memory

Tuesday March 8, 2022 9:28 am PST by
Apple today announced the M1 Ultra chip, the third iteration to the M1 family, and it represents the next "breakthrough" for Apple Silicon. ‌M1 Ultra‌ consists of two M1 Max chips connected with die-to-die technology called "UltraFusion." The new highest-end chip of ‌Apple Silicon‌ features 114 billion transistors, with higher support for bandwidth memory at 800GB/s. "M1 Ultra is another...
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Apple Unveils New iPad Air With M1 Chip, Optional 5G, and Faster USB-C, Starting at $599

Tuesday March 8, 2022 9:23 am PST by
Apple announced a new iPad Air today at its "Peek Performance" event, featuring Apple's powerful M1 chip previously found in the iPad Pro, as well as optional 5G connectivity, a new front camera with Center Stage, and even faster USB-C connectivity. Available in a new array of colors, ‌iPad Air‌ features Apple's Ultra Wide front camera with Center Stage for a more natural video conferencing ...
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Apple Releasing iOS 15.4 and iPadOS 15.4 Next Week

Tuesday March 8, 2022 9:22 am PST by
Apple today said iOS 15.4 and iPadOS 15.4 will be available to all users next week, following weeks of developer and public beta testing. iOS 15.4 includes major new features for iPhone users, with the most notable perhaps being the ability for users to unlock their ‌iPhone‌ using Face ID while wearing a mask. Apple said that it's been able to update the ‌Face ID‌ system to uniquely...
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Apple TV+ to Stream Live MLB Games With Weekly 'Friday Night Baseball' Doubleheader

Tuesday March 8, 2022 9:17 am PST by
Apple and Major League Baseball today announced that a weekly "Friday Night Baseball" doubleheader is coming to Apple TV+ for the 2022 season, which is currently postponed due to a labor dispute between the MLB and the MLB's Players Association. "Friday Night Baseball" will provide MLB fans with two marquee games to watch live on Friday nights each week during the regular season, complete...
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Apple Announces New iPhone SE With A15 Bionic and 5G Connectivity

Tuesday March 8, 2022 9:12 am PST by
At its "Peek Performance" event, Apple today announced the third-generation iPhone SE, featuring the A15 Bionic chip, improved battery life, 5G connectivity, a new camera system, and more, all for a starting price of $429. The new iPhone SE features the same 4.7-inch display as the current model, but now offers the toughest glass in a smartphone on the front and back — the same as on the...
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Apple Unveils New iPhone 13 'Green' and iPhone 13 Pro 'Alpine Green' Colors

Tuesday March 8, 2022 9:09 am PST by
Apple debuted two new iPhone 13 colors at its "Peek Performance" digital event today, offering the ‌iPhone 13‌ and ‌iPhone 13‌ mini in a new "green" and the iPhone 13 Pro and ‌iPhone 13 Pro‌ Max in "alpine green." "People love the design of iPhone 13 Pro and iPhone 13, and we're excited to unveil the stunning new alpine green and green finishes, which join the wide range of beautiful colors on ...
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Apple Event Live Blog: iPhone SE, iPad Air, Mac Studio, and More

Tuesday March 8, 2022 8:01 am PST by
Apple's virtual "Peek Performance" event kicks off today at 10:00 a.m. Pacific Time, where we're expecting to see new iPhone SE and iPad Air models, as well as at least one new Mac model. Apple is providing a live video stream on its website, on YouTube, and in the company's TV app across its platforms. We will also be updating this article with live blog coverage and issuing Twitter updates ...