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Apple Car's Decade of Development and 'Failure' Detailed in New Report

Wednesday March 6, 2024 1:15 pm PST by
Bloomberg's Mark Gurman and Drake Bennett today published an in-depth report examining Apple's decade-long attempt at creating an electric vehicle. The project was reportedly canceled last week after many challenges and setbacks. Apple vice president Kevin Lynch, who oversaw the electric vehicle project in its later years The report described a 2020 prototype of Apple's electric vehicle:The...
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Gurman: Apple May Limit Announcements to New Accessories This Week

Monday March 4, 2024 3:16 am PST by
Apple likely plans to launch a new accessory this week rather than a major product, with stores currently planning for only a minor refresh, predicts Bloomberg's Mark Gurman. The prediction follows a rumor we reported on over the weekend that Apple plans to announce new products with press releases on its website this week. Apple stores are actually planning a larger refresh early next...
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Gurman: No Apple Event Planned for Upcoming iPads and Macs

Sunday March 3, 2024 4:09 am PST by
Apple does not plan to hold a traditional event to unveil new iPads and Macs, according to Bloomberg's Mark Gurman. Instead, he said Apple plans to announce the products on its website with a "series of online videos and marketing campaigns." If this plan is accurate, we can expect the new products to be announced with press releases on the Apple Newsroom website. Gurman expects Apple to...
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Apple Executive Dan Riccio Reportedly 'Nearing Retirement' Following Vision Pro Launch

Sunday March 3, 2024 4:08 am PST by
Apple's former hardware engineering chief Dan Riccio told colleagues he is "nearing retirement" after more than 25 years at the company, according to Bloomberg's Mark Gurman. John Ternus succeeded Riccio as Apple's Senior Vice President of Hardware Engineering in 2021. That year, Apple said Riccio would "transition to a new role focusing on a new project," which Gurman said was the Vision...
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iOS 18 Rumored to Have Design Changes, macOS Revamp Coming Later

Sunday February 25, 2024 7:55 am PST by
iOS 18 will likely include some design changes, but a macOS revamp might be a year or two away, according to Bloomberg's Mark Gurman. In his Power On newsletter today, Gurman said Apple is working to update the design of iOS as "early as this year." A sketchy rumor claimed that iOS 18 would feature some visionOS-inspired design elements, and while Gurman agreed that iOS could take some...
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Apple Has 'Explored' a Smart Ring, Glasses, and AirPods With Cameras

Sunday February 25, 2024 7:07 am PST by
Apple has considered developing several new wearable devices over the years, including a smart ring for health and fitness, smart glasses, and upgraded AirPods with built-in cameras and more sensors, according to Bloomberg's Mark Gurman. Samsung's upcoming Galaxy Ring Below, we recap what Gurman shared about these devices in his Power On newsletter today. Smart Ring A few years ago,...
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HomePod With 'iPad-Like Display' Rumored to Launch in 2025 at Earliest

Sunday February 25, 2024 5:45 am PST by
Apple is still working on a new HomePod speaker with an "iPad-like display" built into it, but the device is unlikely to launch until 2025 at the earliest should the plans move forward, according to Bloomberg's Mark Gurman. In his Power On newsletter today, Gurman said Apple has started "early work" on a HomePod with a screen with overseas suppliers, but he said the company has yet to make...
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AirPods 4 and AirPods Max With USB-C Still Expected Later This Year

Monday February 19, 2024 5:33 am PST by
Apple still plans to release multiple new AirPods models later this year, according to the latest information shared by Bloomberg's Mark Gurman. In an October 2023 edition of his Power On newsletter, Gurman said Apple planned to release two fourth-generation AirPods models and updated AirPods Max in "late 2024." On Sunday, he confirmed that this plan is "still underway." Gurman expects...
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Gurman: Apple Vision Pro 2 at Least 18 Months Away

Monday February 19, 2024 4:49 am PST by
The second-generation version of Apple's Vision Pro headset is at least 18 months away from launch, Bloomberg's Mark Gurman reports. In the latest edition of his "Power On" newsletter, Gurman said that Apple is likely at least a year and a half away from the release of the second-generation Vision Pro headset, placing launch in late August 2025 at the earliest. Gurman noted that Apple is...
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Apple Developing AI Tool to Help Developers Write Code for Apps

Thursday February 15, 2024 12:11 pm PST by
Apple is working on an updated version of Xcode that will include an AI tool for generating code, reports Bloomberg. The AI tool will be similar to GitHub Copilot from Microsoft, which can generate code based on natural language requests and convert code from one programming language to another. The Xcode AI tool will be able to predict and finish blocks of code, allowing developers to...
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Apple Vision Pro Could Take Four Generations to Reach 'Ideal Form'

Sunday February 11, 2024 5:48 am PST by
Realizing the Apple Vision Pro headset's "ideal form" could take four successive generations of the device, some people in Apple's Vision Products Group believe. That's according to well-connected Bloomberg reporter Mark Gurman. Writing in his latest Power On newsletter, Gurman says the feeling amongst some of the team working on Apple's headset is that there is much work to do before the...
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iOS 18 Potentially 'Biggest' Software Update in iPhone's History

Sunday January 28, 2024 5:17 am PST by
Apple has big plans for iOS 18, according to Bloomberg's Mark Gurman. In the subscriber-only Q&A section of his Power On newsletter today, Gurman said iOS 18 has the potential to be the "biggest" software update in the iPhone's history. "I'm told that the new operating system is seen within the company as one of the biggest iOS updates — if not the biggest — in the company's history," ...
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Gurman: New iPads and Macs Likely to Launch in Late March

Sunday January 28, 2024 4:57 am PST by
Apple will likely launch new iPad Air, iPad Pro, and MacBook Air models "around the end of March," according to Bloomberg's Mark Gurman. In his Power On newsletter today, he said production is well underway for the new iPad Pro models and a new 13-inch MacBook Air at a minimum within Apple's supply chain in Asia. Below, we reiterate Gurman's expectations for the new iPads and Macs, along...
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Samsung Racing to Beat Apple to Non-Invasive Blood Glucose Monitoring Technology

Tuesday January 23, 2024 5:34 am PST by
Samsung is striving to beat Apple to launch non-invasive blood glucose monitoring technology, as well as continuous blood pressure tracking features, Bloomberg reports. The efforts are part of the company's wider push to offer more health capabilities, embodied by the recent announcement of the Galaxy Ring, which touts activity and sleep tracking, with more health features set to arrive...
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New iPad Air, iPad Pro, and MacBook Air Models Likely to Launch in March or April

Sunday January 21, 2024 10:06 am PST by
Apple plans to release new iPad Air, iPad Pro, and MacBook Air models in the spring this year, according to Bloomberg's Mark Gurman. Based on this timeframe, the devices could be released as early as this March or April. After the devices are released, he said attention will shift to Apple's annual developers conference WWDC in June. Below, we outline rumored features and expectations for...
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App Store to Be 'Split in Two' Ahead of EU iPhone Sideloading Deadline

Monday January 15, 2024 7:57 am PST by
Apple is preparing to split the App Store "in two" in the coming weeks ahead of European Union requirements that will force Apple to enable app sideloading in the region, Bloomberg's Mark Gurman reports. In the latest edition of his "Power On" newsletter, Gurman explained that Apple is gearing up to make changes to the ‌App Store‌ in the EU to comply with the region's impending Digital...
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Apple Vision Pro M2 Chip Said to Have 10 GPU, 8 CPU Cores

Monday January 15, 2024 3:28 am PST by
The Apple Vision Pro runs on an M2 chip equipped with ten GPU cores and eight CPU cores – the same version used in Apple's higher-end MacBook Air models. That's according to a post on X (formerly Twitter) by Bloomberg reporter Mark Gurman. Apple revealed early on that its mixed reality headset uses an M2 processor, but it wasn't clear until now which variant of the chip Apple had chosen. ...
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Apple Working on Next-Gen Mac Studio and Mac Pro

Sunday January 7, 2024 11:18 am PST by
Apple is working on a new Mac Studio that is likely to launch in the second half of 2024, Bloomberg's Mark Gurman believes. Gurman mentioned the details in this weekend's edition of the "Power On" newsletter. He explained that the new ‌Mac Studio‌ is likely to be offered with the as-yet-unannounced fourth variant of the M3 chip. This will, like previous generations, double the components of...
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Gurman: Vision Pro Launch 'Imminent' as Retail Stores Prepare

Sunday January 7, 2024 8:54 am PST by
Apple's Vision Pro headset is on the brink of launch as retail stores are beginning final preparations for the device to go on sale, according to Bloomberg's Mark Gurman. In the latest "Power On" newsletter, Gurman said that the Vision Pro is now shipping in small quantities to warehouses across the United States ahead of direct distribution to Apple retail stores. While the company has not...
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Wave of Apple Generative AI Tools on Track for WWDC Debut

Sunday January 7, 2024 8:29 am PST by
Apple is on schedule to announce a series of generative AI-based tools at its Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) in June, Bloomberg's Mark Gurman reports. In the latest edition of his "Power On" newsletter, Gurman reaffirmed and expanded upon previous comments related to Apple's plans to announce a series of new tools based on generative AI at WWDC as part of iOS 18, including a revamped ...