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Apple Rumored to Announce New iPads This Week, But Gurman Says Release 'Won't Happen This Month'

Sunday October 15, 2023 7:09 am PDT by
Apple is making progress on new iPad and MacBook models, but Bloomberg's Mark Gurman believes that the release of these devices "won't happen this month." "More often than not, the company debuts new laptops and iPads in October — about a month after the latest iPhone and watch get out the door," said Gurman, in his Power On newsletter today. "And while I reported in July that Apple was...
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Gurman: Vision Pro 2 Development Focusing on Size, Weight, and Prescription Lenses

Monday October 9, 2023 5:35 am PDT by
Early work on Apple's second-generation Vision Pro headset focuses on reducing the device's size and weight, as well as an improved experience for users who need prescription lenses, according to Bloomberg's Mark Gurman. In the latest edition of his "Power On" newsletter, Gurman explained that Apple's Vision Products Group has moved onto next-generation headset models and is considering...
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Will the MagSafe Battery Pack and MagSafe Duo Charger Ever Return With USB-C Ports?

Sunday September 17, 2023 7:28 am PDT by
Apple quietly discontinued the MagSafe Battery Pack and MagSafe Duo Charger immediately after unveiling four new iPhone 15 models with a USB-C port last week. Both accessories were equipped with a Lightning connector. Apple has not commented on why the MagSafe accessories were removed from sale, but the move was not surprising given the company is transitioning away from Lightning. The big...
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Apple Extends Deal With Qualcomm as Custom 5G Modem Delayed

Monday September 11, 2023 5:52 am PDT by
Apple has extended its agreement to obtain modems from Qualcomm for three more years, in what appears to be a sign that work on the company's own custom 5G modem is taking longer than previously expected, Bloomberg reports. Apple is Qualcomm's biggest client, accounting for almost a quarter of the supplier's revenue. In a statement, Qualcomm said that the deal with Apple covers "smartphone...
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Multiple USB-C Apple Accessories Reportedly Planned, All-New 'Stackable' MagSafe Battery Pack in Development

Saturday September 9, 2023 5:10 am PDT by
Apple is planning to refresh many of its accessories to add a USB-C port following the transition away from Lightning on the iPhone 15 lineup, Bloomberg's Mark Gurman told MacRumors. On the most recent episode of The MacRumors Show podcast, Gurman said that Apple is seeking to move to USB-C across its lineup of accessories by next year, including all of its AirPods models and Mac...
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Gurman: October Apple Event Unlikely, Upcoming iPad Air Refresh Could Arrive via Press Release Instead

Saturday September 9, 2023 3:19 am PDT by
Apple may not have enough new products and features to launch to justify holding an event in October, leading it to unveil devices like the next-generation iPad Air via press release, according to Bloomberg's Mark Gurman. On the latest episode of The MacRumors Show podcast, Gurman said that Apple will not introduce any new iPad models at its "Wonderlust" event next week, which is expected to ...

The MacRumors Show: Mark Gurman Talks iPhone 15 Event Final Expectations

Friday September 8, 2023 1:52 pm PDT by
Ahead of Apple's iPhone 15 "Wonderlust" event, Bloomberg's Mark Gurman joins us to talk through everything to expect on this week's episode of The MacRumors Show. Subscribe to the MacRumors YouTube channel for more videos Mark is known for his accurate insider knowledge about Apple's plans and he is behind many of the major reports covered here on MacRumors. Earlier today, he published a detai...
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'iPhone 15 Pro Max' Name Reportedly Confirmed, 'iPhone 15 Ultra' Not Expected This Year

Friday September 8, 2023 12:29 pm PDT by
Apple's highest-end iPhone this year will be named iPhone 15 Pro Max, instead of iPhone 15 Ultra, according to a report on Friday from Bloomberg's Mark Gurman. The other devices in the lineup will include the iPhone 15, iPhone 15 Plus, and iPhone 15 Pro. Gurman himself previously reported that Apple has considered Ultra branding for its highest-end iPhone, similar to the Apple Watch Ultra,...
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iPhone 15 Pro Could Be Most Lightweight Pro Model Since iPhone XS

Friday September 8, 2023 9:25 am PDT by
The widely-rumored titanium frame on Apple's upcoming iPhone 15 Pro and iPhone 15 Pro Max will make the devices about 10% lighter than the iPhone 14 Pro models, according to a report today from Bloomberg's Mark Gurman. The iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max weigh 206 grams and 240 grams, respectively, according to Apple's tech specs for the devices. An approximate 10% weight reduction would ...
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USB-C Reportedly Coming to AirPods and AirPods Max as Soon as 2024

Friday September 8, 2023 5:51 am PDT by
Apple plans to bring a USB-C port to the standard AirPods and the AirPods Max as soon as 2024, according to Bloomberg's Mark Gurman. In a new article outlining his specific expectations for Apple's "Wonderlust" event, featuring new details about the Apple Watch Series 9, second-generation Apple Watch Ultra, iPhone 15, ‌iPhone 15‌ Plus, iPhone 15 Pro, and ‌iPhone 15 Pro‌ Max, Gurman mentioned ...
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Gurman: Apple Watch Series 9 and Ultra 2 to Feature New Heart Rate Monitor, More Accurate Sensors, U2 Chip, and More

Friday September 8, 2023 5:31 am PDT by
The Apple Watch Series 9 and second-generation Apple Watch Ultra will offer several previously undisclosed features, Bloomberg's Mark Gurman claims. In a detailed report outlining his full expectations for Apple's "Wonderlust" event, Gurman said that the ‌Apple Watch Series 9‌ and second-generation Apple Watch Ultra will offer various sensor and component upgrades, with a general "focus on...
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Last-Minute iPhone 15 Report Reveals New Battery Life, Design, and Camera Details

Friday September 8, 2023 5:21 am PDT by
Bloomberg's Mark Gurman today shared his expectations for Apple's "Wonderlust" event, revealing several significant new features for the iPhone 15 and iPhone 15 Pro models. Gurman claims that the new titanium chassis of the ‌iPhone 15 Pro‌ models will be more durable, reduce weight by around 10 percent, and have a brushed effect, unlike the polished finish of the current devices that have...
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Apple Watch Leather Bands May Be Discontinued for Series 9

Tuesday September 5, 2023 3:14 am PDT by
Late last month, rumors suggested that Apple plans to eliminate leather cases for the iPhone 15 lineup, and today we are hearing that Apple Watch leather bands may also soon be phased out as part of a fresh sustainability push by Apple. Bloomberg's Mark Gurman believes that Apple will "begin moving away from leather on its Apple Watch bands as well," which, as he rightly notes, puts the...
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iOS 17 and iPadOS 17 Likely to Be Released Simultaneously This Fall, Unlike Last Year

Monday September 4, 2023 2:18 am PDT by
Apple is expected to release major software updates for iPhones and iPads simultaneously this month, unlike last year's staggered release of iOS 16 and iPadOS 16. That's according to Bloomberg's Mark Gurman. The well-connected reporter's sources within Apple tell him the company is considering the eighth betas of iOS 17 and iPadOS 17 to be the final versions in all but name, "barring any...
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Apple Apparently 'Got Close' to Launching a 14-Inch iPad This Year

Sunday September 3, 2023 7:36 am PDT by
Apple "got close" to releasing an all-new 14-inch iPad model this year, Bloomberg's Mark Gurman reports. In his most recent "Power On" newsletter, Gurman said that Apple has been exploring the concept of an even larger ‌iPad‌ since 2021 and almost released a 14-inch model, in what would have been the biggest ‌iPad‌ to date, this year. Now, there is apparently no such product in Apple's...
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Upcoming USB-C AirPods Pro Not Expected to Include Any Other Hardware Changes

Sunday September 3, 2023 7:23 am PDT by
Apple plans to update AirPods Pro with a USB-C charging case during its "Wonderlust" iPhone 15 event on Tuesday, September 12, but no other hardware changes to the earbuds are expected, according to Bloomberg reporter Mark Gurman. Writing in his latest Power On newsletter, Gurman says he believes Apple will eventually add USB-C ports to all AirPods in its lineup, but he suggests that ‌AirPods...
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Gurman: New Magic Keyboard for iPad to Feature Aluminum Top Case

Sunday September 3, 2023 7:10 am PDT by
Apple's next-generation iPad Pro will launch alongside a redesigned Magic Keyboard accessory that makes the device more laptop-like, according to Bloomberg's Mark Gurman. Last week, Gurman outlined how Apple was working on a redesigned Magic Keyboard for the ‌iPad Pro‌ that makes it "look even more like a laptop than the current setup" thanks to a larger trackpad. Now, in the latest edition...
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Apple Experimenting With 3D Printing to Create Devices

Wednesday August 30, 2023 11:28 am PDT by
Apple is using 3D printers to make the chassis for some of the upcoming Apple Watch Series 9 models, according to Bloomberg's Mark Gurman. The new manufacturing process that Apple is testing would use less material than the large slabs of metal that are needed for traditional CNC manufacturing, plus it would cut down on the time that it takes to make new devices. With a technique called...
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Apple Reportedly Plans to Announce New AirPods With USB-C Charging Case at iPhone 15 Event

Tuesday August 29, 2023 11:57 am PDT by
All four iPhone 15 models launching next month are widely expected to be equipped with a USB-C port instead of a Lightning port. Alongside this change, Bloomberg's Mark Gurman today reported that Apple plans to announce updated AirPods with a USB-C charging case during its event on Tuesday, September 12 at Steve Jobs Theater. "To match the new iPhones, Apple will introduce updated AirPods at ...
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Gurman: Redesigned Magic Keyboard to Accompany New iPad Pro

Sunday August 27, 2023 1:09 pm PDT by
Apple's next-generation iPad Pro will launch alongside a redesigned Magic Keyboard accessory that makes the device more laptop-like, according to Bloomberg's Mark Gurman. In the latest edition of his "Power On" newsletter, Gurman said that the next-generation ‌iPad Pro‌ will be the first major update to the product since 2018, introducing "fundamental changes." The new models, apparently...