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Expect Apple Silicon Mac and Apple Watch redesigns in 2021 says analyst

Expect Apple Silicon Mac and Apple Watch redesigns in 2021 says analyst

Apple will revamp the Apple Watch design and push out entirely new Apple Silicon Macs in 2021, one well-connected analyst has predicted, promising an upending of the familiar industrial design we've seen several generations of smartwatch and computer follow. While Apple hasn't stinted on internal upgrades, it's fair to say that its aesthetic has been fairly consistent in recent years.

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New iPad Pro could have a mini-LED reason to go big

New iPad Pro could have a mini-LED reason to go big

Apple's new iPad Air may be treading on the toes of the iPad Pro right now, but the flagship iPadOS tablet may have a surprise in store to again justify its premium position. The next iPad Pro refresh is believed to be the recipient of the next big thing on Apple's display roadmap, mini-LED.

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iPhone 12 5G will be expensive – here’s what Apple’s apparently doing about it

iPhone 12 5G will be expensive – here’s what Apple’s apparently doing about it

Apple's challenge to include 5G in the iPhone 12 without making the upcoming smartphone cost-prohibitive has been detailed, with a new report calculating the numbers and detailing just what the Cupertino firm is believe to be doing to offset a bigger bill for components. As with any smartphone manufacturer, designing a new iPhone is a constant battle between including cutting-edge components and features, and making a device that isn't priced out of the realm of the target audience.

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The first Apple Silicon Mac may not be what we expected

The first Apple Silicon Mac may not be what we expected

Apple may have confirmed it's working on its own processors, but exactly which will be the first Macs to use Apple Silicon remains a source of speculation. Announced at WWDC 2020, Apple's homegrown Arm-based chips will begin to show up in Macs by the end of the year, the company promised; now, analysts are wading in with their instincts on which models will come first.

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AirPods 3 design change could see Apple borrow Pro tech

AirPods 3 design change could see Apple borrow Pro tech

Apple is planning to change how it builds its wireless earbuds, a shift that could make a big difference to AirPods 3 which are expected to arrive in 2021. The design shakeup could see the new AirPods borrow features from their more expensive AirPods Pro siblings, as well as embrace a different aesthetic for the first time since the entry-level 'buds were launched.

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This 2020 MacBook rumor is more bad news for the butterfly keyboard

This 2020 MacBook rumor is more bad news for the butterfly keyboard

A new MacBook Pro and a new MacBook Air design switching away from Apple's little-loved butterfly keyboards are tipped for the first half of 2020, with one analyst suggesting the new laptops would complete the Cupertino firm's transition away from the troubled switch mechanism. Apple moved away from its homegrown butterfly key switch with the launch of the 16-inch MacBook Pro last year, adopting a new version of the scissor mechanism.

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16-inch MacBook Pro could launch alongside 2019 iPhone

16-inch MacBook Pro could launch alongside 2019 iPhone

Apple's most intriguing laptop in years could arrive this fall, according to analyst predictions, with the 16-inch MacBook Pro tipped to launch at the same event as the new 2019 iPhone. The much-rumored notebook would have the largest display available on a current MacBook Pro, slotting in above the 15-inch version as Apple's flagship.

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Apple’s 2020 iPhone: 5G, screen sizes, and first signs of a huge change

Apple’s 2020 iPhone: 5G, screen sizes, and first signs of a huge change

Two out of three of Apple's 2020 iPhone range will support 5G, according to analyst predictions, though it may not be another few years before the Cupertino company really shakes up the high-speed smartphone space. While Apple is yet to announce its 2019 iPhone line-up, something expected to happen in a few months time, no small amount of attention is already being paid to its replacement next year.

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