Apple COO Jeff Williams Visits Taiwan to Celebrate 50 Years of Foxconn

Apple’s Chief Operating Officer Jeff Williams is making a rare visit to Taiwan to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Foxconn, one of the company’s key suppliers, Bloomberg reports. Apple’s COO is joined by senior vice president of operations Sabih Khan, as well as representatives from SoftBank and Arm. Foxconn assembles Apple devices including the iPhone, […]

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Gurman: Apple Vision Pro 2 at Least 18 Months Away

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 […]

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Apple Developing AI Tool to Help Developers Write Code for Apps

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 […]

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Apple Vision Pro Could Take Four Generations to Reach ‘Ideal Form’

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 Own newsletter, Gurman says the feeling amongst some of the team working on Apple’s headset is that there […]

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Apple Vision Pro Could Take Four Generations to Reach ‘Ideal Form’

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 Own newsletter, Gurman says the feeling amongst some of the team working on Apple’s headset is that there […]

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Apple Vision Pro Could Take Four Generations to Reach ‘Ideal Form’

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 Own newsletter, Gurman says the feeling amongst some of the team working on Apple’s headset is that there […]

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Apple Vision Pro Could Take Four Generations to Reach ‘Ideal Form’

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 Own newsletter, Gurman says the feeling amongst some of the team working on Apple’s headset is that there […]

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Apple VP of Hardware Engineering Leaving Company After 25 Years

DJ Novotney, one of Apple’s top hardware engineering architects, is leaving Apple for Rivian Automotive, Bloomberg reported over the weekend. Novotney has worked at Apple for 25 years and been highly influential in the development of the iPod and iPhone over multiple generations of the hardware. He also helped lead development of the iPad and […]

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Samsung Racing to Beat Apple to Non-Invasive Blood Glucose Monitoring Technology

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 […]

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App Store to Be ‘Split in Two’ Ahead of EU iPhone Sideloading Deadline

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 […]

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Apple Working on Next-Gen Mac Studio and Mac Pro

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 […]

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Gurman: Vision Pro Launch ‘Imminent’ as Retail Stores Prepare

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 […]

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Wave of Apple Generative AI Tools on Track for WWDC Debut

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 […]

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Another Apple Designer Joins Jony Ive to Work on Hardware for OpenAI

Apple’s vice president of product design Tang Tan is set to join Jony Ive’s LoveFrom to design hardware products for OpenAI, Bloomberg reports. Tan will become the latest Apple designer to join LoveFrom, a design company founded by Jony Ive after he departed Apple in 2019. A total of 14 members of Ive’s former design […]

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Here’s What the iPad Lineup Could Look Like in 2024

With no new iPad models launched this year, Apple ostensibly has some significant changes in store for its tablet lineup and accessories in 2024. Apple’s entire ‌iPad‌ lineup as of December 2023. The entry-level ‌iPad‌, iPad mini, iPad Air, and iPad Pro models are all reportedly due a hardware update in 2024. Here’s how the […]

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Apple Preparing to Push Vision Pro Customers to Pick-Up at an Apple Store

Vision Pro customers will likely be pushed to pick up the device at an Apple Store, Bloomberg‘s Mark Gurman reports. In October, Gurman reported that Apple was in the process of inviting retail store employees from each ‌Apple Store‌ in the United States to Cupertino, California to receive training on using and selling the Vision […]

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Apple’s Hardware Engineering Group Faces Restructuring as iPhone Product Design VP Departs

Apple vice president of iPhone and Apple Watch product design Tang Tan is departing the company in a move that will lead to changes in the hardware engineering group, reports Bloomberg. Tan, who reports to Apple’s senior vice president of hardware engineering John Ternus, is set to leave Apple in February. Tan’s exit from the […]

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Apple Executive Behind Breakthrough Hardware Technologies Retires

The Apple executive responsible for the company’s multitouch technology, health sensors, Touch ID, and Face ID is set to retire from the company, Bloomberg reports. Steve Hotelling currently works as a vice president reporting to senior vice president of hardware technologies Johny Srouji. During his tenure, Hotelling significantly contributed to the development of some of […]

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New M3 MacBook Air Models Expected Around March 2024

Apple plans to refresh the MacBook Air around March 2024, Bloomberg‘s Mark Gurman said today in a report on Apple’s future iPad and Mac plans. Updated 13-inch and 15-inch MacBook Pro models are in the works. As Apple overhauled the ‌MacBook Air‌’s design in 2022 and then introduced a larger model in 2023, no design […]

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Apple to Launch Two iPad Air and Two OLED iPad Pro Models Early Next Year

To boost falling iPad sales, Apple has a major refresh planned for the ‌iPad‌ lineup in early 2024, according to Bloomberg‘s Mark Gurman. Apple plans to debut new iPad Air and iPad Pro models, both of which will feature notable changes. The ‌iPad Air‌ will come in two sizes like the ‌iPad Pro‌ for the […]

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