While we right here at Macworld learn and write about Apple all week lengthy, we completely get that you just may not. But because you’re right here now, enable us to catch you up on all the stuff it is advisable to know from the previous week.
Now you see a March occasion, now you don’t
When the week began we had been hoping, even anticipating to get an invitation to an Apple event on March 23. Rumors final week had seemingly confirmed an occasion for subsequent week that might convey a flurry of new Apple merchandise, together with new AirPods, iPads and the long-awaited launch of the AirTags Bluetooth trackers.
That wasn’t the case. Not solely did we not get a invite with a cryptic slogan, Jon Prosser, who had sworn to the March 23 date, introduced that the occasion received’t really be in March in any respect. Prosser now says there shall be an occasion in April,a month that has seen valuable few Apple occasions. However, Apple did launch the iPhone SE in April last year, so it’s potential that we might get some new stuff, with or with out an occasion.
One product that seemingly received’t be launched anytime quickly is third-gen AirPods. A report this week from oft-accurate Ming-Chi Kuo mentioned that manufacturing of the new AirPods—which had been rumored to be able to launch—was pushed back to the third quarter. If he’s proper, which means they’re probably to launch in September alongside the new iPhone. And since there appears to be a new conflicting rumor each week, we’ve made sense of it all for you.
A clearer image of the iPhone 13
We’re nonetheless many months away from the launch of the following iPhone, however extra particulars are coming our every week. Our colleagues at Macworld UK have been dutifully monitoring each rumor since day one, so go bookmark their exhaustive roundup and test again often. And if you wish to get an concept of how briskly the A15 processor shall be, take a look at Jason Cross’s excellent analysis.
Macworld will get a facelift
In case you haven’t seen, we now have a new Macworld.com, and we couldn’t be extra enthusiastic about it. It’s not only a redesign, we’ve fully uploaded our again finish, boosted article pace, and have a complete bunch of new instruments to play with, like embedded tweets and charts. So keep tuned for some very cool stuff coming down the highway.
Michael Simon has been protecting Apple because the iPod was the iWalk. His obsession with know-how goes again to his first PC—the IBM Thinkpad with the lift-up keyboard for swapping out the drive. He’s nonetheless ready for that to return again in model tbh.