October 2021 Apple Event

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How to Watch the 'Unleashed' MacBook Pro Apple Event on October 18

Thursday October 14, 2021 4:33 pm PDT by
Apple's second fall event is coming up and is set to take place on Monday, October 18 at 10:00 a.m. Pacific Time. As with Apple's last several events, "Unleashed" will be digital only and streamed online. It is expected to focus on the MacBook Pro models, which many Apple fans are eagerly awaiting. This how to offers details on how you can watch the event and when it will take place in your...

October 2021 Apple Event Guides

What to Expect From October 18 'Unleashed' Apple Event: New MacBook Pros, AirPods 3 and More

Friday October 15, 2021 2:10 pm PDT by
Apple's first fall event of 2021 focused on the iPhone and the Apple Watch, but the second, set to be held on Monday, October 18, is expected to be Mac-centric. The upcoming event will see the debut of the highly anticipated 14 and 16-inch MacBook Pro models, plus we could also get refreshed AirPods and a new Mac mini. Subscribe to the MacRumors YouTube channel for more videos. This guide...

October 2021 Apple Event Articles

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AirPods 3 Available to Order Today for $179 and Launch October 26

Monday October 18, 2021 11:16 am PDT by
Apple today announced that the third-generation AirPods are available to order starting today, with pricing set at $179 in the United States. Apple also said the second-generation AirPods with a wired charging case are remaining available for $129, down from $159. The third-generation AirPods will begin arriving to customers and launch in stores on Tuesday, October 26, according to Apple. ...
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Apple Announces Redesigned Third-Generation AirPods

Monday October 18, 2021 11:12 am PDT by
Apple today announced the third-generation AirPods, featuring an updated design, improved sound quality, and more. The new third-generation AirPods builds on features such as Spatial Audio in Apple Music and more. The new AirPods, as rumored, features a design similar to the AirPods Pro but without silicone eartips or Active Noise Cancelation. The new AirPods includes Adaptive EQ, which...
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Apple Music Gaining New 'Voice Plan' for $4.99/Month

Monday October 18, 2021 11:09 am PDT by
Apple today revealed a new subscription tier for Apple Music, called the "Voice Plan" and priced at $4.99/month. This plan has been designed around the power of Siri and offers subscribers access to the service's catalog of 90 million songs only through ‌Siri‌, hence the name. This means that users on this tier can only access and play songs, playlists, and albums in ‌Apple Music‌ through...
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HomePod Mini Getting Three New Colors in November: Yellow, Orange, and Blue

Monday October 18, 2021 11:08 am PDT by
Apple today announced that the HomePod mini will be available in three new colors next month, including yellow, orange, and blue. Apple said the new HomePod mini colors will be available in November alongside the existing White and Space Gray colors, with pricing remaining at $99 in the United States. Apple did not share a specific release date. The new HomePod mini colors will be...
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Apple Event Live Updates: MacBook Pro and AirPods 3 Announced! [Event Over]

Monday October 18, 2021 9:31 am PDT by
Apple's virtual "Unleashed" event kicks off today at 10:00 a.m. Pacific Time, with the headline announcement expected to be redesigned MacBook Pro models based on Apple silicon. We will almost certainly also be hearing a release date for macOS Monterey and may see a few other announcements such as third-generation AirPods and a new high-end Mac mini. Apple is providing a live video stream on ...
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October 2021 Apple Event Spoiler-Free Video Stream [Video Posted]

Monday October 18, 2021 7:42 am PDT by
As with Apple's events throughout 2020 and 2021, today's media event kicking off at 10:00 am Pacific Time will be entirely online and likely a pre-recorded stream from Apple Park. Still, some MacRumors readers who can't follow the event as it's being broadcast are interested in avoiding all of the announcements and waiting until the event has ended and is available for on-demand viewing so as to...
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Online Apple Store Goes Down Ahead of 'Unleashed' Apple Event

Monday October 18, 2021 5:00 am PDT by
Apple's online storefront has gone down ahead of the "Unleashed" event taking place later today, where brand new MacBook Pros are expected to be announced. The new MacBook Pros will be the first major redesign to the most high-end MacBooks in years. Featuring the next-generation Apple silicon, a brand new design, additional I/O, and a mini-LED display, the new 14-inch and 16-inch MacBook...
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AirPods 3 Ready to Launch and Likely to Be Announced at Apple Event Next Week, Analyst Says

Friday October 15, 2021 8:09 am PDT by
Apple is hosting a virtual event on Monday at 10 a.m. Pacific Time, with rumors widely suggesting the event will be focused on redesigned 14-inch and 16-inch MacBook Pro models with a faster version of the M1 chip, brighter mini-LED displays, and more. In an investor note with Wedbush today, shared with MacRumors, analyst Dan Ives said third-generation AirPods will likely be announced at the ...
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Redesigned AirPods Expected to be Announced During Monday's 'Unleashed' Apple Event

Wednesday October 13, 2021 3:02 am PDT by
After their lack of appearance at Apple's September event, updated third-generation AirPods can be expected to be unveiled during next week's "Unleashed" Mac-focused event, according to a leaker. Rumors had initially indicated that the new AirPods would ship alongside the iPhone 13 and Apple Watch Series 7 announcement last month, but the new earphones failed to materialize. AirPods are best ...
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When to Expect the M1X MacBook Pros to Become Available to Order

Tuesday October 12, 2021 2:16 pm PDT by
Apple today announced it will be holding a virtual event on Monday, October 18 at 10 a.m. Pacific Time, and rumors widely suggest that redesigned 14-inch and 16-inch MacBook Pro models will be unveiled with a faster version of the M1 chip. After the event was announced, a few readers asked us when to expect orders to begin for the new MacBook Pro models, should they be announced. While...
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MacBook Pro Models Said to Start at 16GB RAM and 512GB Storage, Feature Upgraded 1080p Webcams and New Charging Brick

Tuesday October 12, 2021 1:43 pm PDT by
With the MacBook-centric Apple event now set for Monday, October 18, leakers are beginning to share a few new details that we haven't previously heard about the machines. According to Dylandkt, the base 14 and 16-inch MacBook Pro models will feature 16GB RAM and 512GB of storage space, which is in line with the current high-end 13 and 16-inch MacBook Pro options. As he has said previously,...
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Twitter Hashflag for October 18 'Unleashed' Apple Event Now Live

Tuesday October 12, 2021 1:15 pm PDT by
Alongside of its events, Apple uses an #AppleEvent "hashflag" on Twitter, and after today's announcement, the hashtag has been updated with new artwork reflecting the "Unleashed" event. The updated hashflag features a light blue to darker blue transition, which is in line with the artwork for the event invite. Apple uses hashflags to increase event visibility and build hype on social media...
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Upcoming MacBook Pro Models Could Feature 120Hz Mini-LED Displays

Tuesday October 12, 2021 11:01 am PDT by
Apple today announced an upcoming "Unleashed" event for Monday, October 18, and the event is expected to focus on the MacBook Pro, which is long overdue for a refresh. We've been hearing endless exciting rumors about the new machines, but this morning, display analyst Ross Young shared something new - the upcoming MacBook Pro models could feature a 120Hz refresh rate. In a Twitter...
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Apple Highlights Upcoming October 18 Event With Interactive AR Logo

Tuesday October 12, 2021 10:57 am PDT by
Apple just announced its second fall event, which is set to take place on Monday, October 18. As usual, the Apple Events webpage features an augmented reality logo that you can see when viewing the page on an iOS device. Open up the Apple Events page on an iPhone or an iPad and then tap on the logo to open the augmented reality interface. Apple asks you to scan around the room and then...
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'Unleashed' Apple Event Focusing on New Macs to Take Place on October 18

Tuesday October 12, 2021 10:07 am PDT by
Apple today announced that it will be holding a special event on Monday, October 18 at 10:00 a.m. Pacific Time. The event is set to take place at the Steve Jobs Theater on the Apple Park campus in Cupertino, California, and it will once again be a digital only event. Subscribe to the MacRumors YouTube channel for more videos. When there are a lot of products coming in the fall months, Apple...
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When Could the October Apple Event Be Held?

Thursday October 7, 2021 11:58 am PDT by
Update: Apple has now announced its October event for Monday, October 18. Apple is rumored to be hosting an event this month to unveil new MacBook Pro models, a redesigned Mac mini, and third-generation AirPods. While the date of Apple's rumored October event has not yet been confirmed, its timing has started to be narrowed down, giving us a hint at when we could see the event take place. Sub ...