Apple Announces 2022 Pride Edition Watch Bands and Watch Face

Apple today announced new Pride bands for the Apple Watch, with new Pride Edition Sport Loop and Pride Edition Nike Sport Loop options available. The new Pride Edition bands are available to order today for $49 on Apple.com and in the Apple Store app, and will be available at Apple Store locations starting May 26. […]

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Will the iPhone 14 Be a Disappointment?

With around four months to go before Apple is expected to unveil the iPhone 14 lineup, the overwhelming majority of rumors related to the new devices so far have focused on the iPhone 14 Pro, rather than the standard iPhone 14 – leading to questions about how different the ‌iPhone 14‌ will actually be from […]

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Top Stories: iOS 15.5 Released, Apple’s AR/VR Headset Progress, USB-C AirPods?

We’re just about two weeks out from WWDC, and Apple is wrapping up work on the current major operating system versions with some final updates and getting ready to preview the next major ones. Meanwhile, rumors are circulating about Apple shifting to USB-C for not only future iPhone models but also its ecosystem of accessories […]

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Sony’s New WH-1000XM5 Headphones vs. Apple’s AirPods Max

Sony this week came out with an updated version of its popular over-ear noise canceling headphones, so we picked up a pair to compare them to the AirPods Max to see which headphones are better and whether it’s worth buying the $400 WH-1000XM5 from Sony over Apple’s $549 ‌AirPods Max‌. First of all, the ‌AirPods […]

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Kuo: Apple to Release New HomePod in Late 2022 or Early 2023

Apple is working on an updated version of the HomePod that could come in the fourth quarter of 2022 or the first quarter of 2023, according to Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo. Kuo says that there “may not be much innovation in hardware design” for the new ‌HomePod‌, and there is no word on what size […]

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Apple’s Rumored 27-Inch Mini-LED Display Now Said to Launch in October

Apple now plans to release a new 27-inch display with mini-LED backlighting in October due to the Shanghai lockdown, which has resulted in production of the display being delayed, according to display industry consultant Ross Young. In a tweet, Young said Apple is in the process of moving production of the display from Quanta Computer […]

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Best Apple Deals of the Week: Save on AirTag, AirPods 3, and iPads

Solid markdowns on the AirTag, AirPods 3, and a few iPad models were introduced this week, and below you’ll find all of the best deals of the past few days that are still available to purchase. AirTag Note: MacRumors is an affiliate partner with some of these vendors. When you click a link and make […]

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Apple Releases First Public Beta of macOS Monterey 12.5

Apple today seeded the first beta of an upcoming macOS Monterey 12.5 update to its public beta testing group, with the update coming one day after Apple provided the beta to developers. Public beta testers can download the ‌macOS Monterey‌ 12.5 update from the Software Update section of the System Preferences app after installing the […]

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Apple’s AR/VR Headset Nearing Completion as Board Gets Demo

Apple last week demonstrated its upcoming AR/VR headset to Apple board members, indicating that the device is in an advanced stage of development and could see a debut in the not too distant future, reports Bloomberg. Apple has also ramped up development of the software that runs on the headset, with that software expected to […]

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Apple Seeds First Beta of macOS Monterey 12.5 to Developers

Apple today seeded the first beta of an upcoming macOS Monterey 12.5 update to developers for testing purposes, with the new update coming two days after the release of macOS Monterey 12.4. Registered developers can download the beta through the Apple Developer Center and after the appropriate profile is installed, betas will be available through […]

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Apple Seeds First Betas of iOS 15.6 and iPadOS 15.6 to Developers

Apple today seeded the first betas of upcoming iOS 15.6 and iPadOS 15.6 updates to developers for testing purposes, with the new software coming two days after the launch of iOS 15.5 and iPadOS 15.5. Developers can download iOS 15.6 and iPadOS 15.6 through the Apple Developer Center or over the air after the proper […]

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Apple Watch Series 8 Rumored to Feature New Design With Flat Display

The Apple Watch Series 8 could feature an all-new design with a flat display, according to the leaker known as “ShrimpApplePro.” In his latest video on the YouTube channel Front Page Tech, Jon Prosser highlighted information from ShrimpApplePro that suggests the ‌Apple Watch Series 8‌ could feature a flat display in what seems to be […]

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iOS 15.5 Features: Everything New in iOS 15.5

Apple today released iOS 15.5 and iPadOS 15.5 to developers after a few weeks of testing. The new updates aren’t as feature rich as the prior updates and focus primarily on under-the-hood changes, but there are still a few minor tweaks, which we’ve outlined below. Podcasts Update The Apple Podcasts app includes a setting that […]

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First Public Beta of iOS 16 Expected in July, Will Coincide With Third Developer Beta

Public beta testers will be able to try out the upcoming iOS 16 update starting in July, according to Bloomberg‘s Mark Gurman. The update is reportedly scheduled for release alongside the third developer beta, which is expected to come out after developers have tested the beta software for a few weeks. In past years, Apple […]

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Apple Releases macOS Monterey 12.4 With Support for Studio Display Webcam Update

Apple today released macOS Monterey 12.4, the fourth major update to the ‌macOS Monterey‌ operating system that launched in October 2021. ‌macOS Monterey‌ 12.4 comes over two months after the launch of macOS Monterey 12.3, an update that added Universal Control. The ‌‌‌‌‌‌macOS Monterey‌‌‌ 12.4 update can be downloaded on all eligible Macs using the […]

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Apple Releases Studio Display Firmware 15.5 With Webcam Update

Apple today released a new 15.5 firmware for the Studio Display, with the update coming after a few weeks of beta testing. The Studio Display Firmware improves the performance of the webcam. The Studio Display firmware can be updated by connecting it to a Mac running macOS Monterey 12.4, which was also released today. After […]

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Apple Releases iOS 15.5 and iPadOS 15.5 With Wallet and Podcast Updates

Apple today released iOS 15.5 and iPadOS 15.5, the fifth major updates to the iOS and iPadOS 15 operating systems that were initially released in September 2021. iOS and iPadOS 15.5 come a little over two months after the launch of iOS 15.4 and iPadOS 15.4. The iOS 15.5 and iPadOS 15.5 updates can be […]

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Kuo: AirPods, MagSafe Battery Pack, and Other Apple Accessories Also to Switch to USB-C in Future

Earlier this week, well-known Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo claimed that Apple plans to release at least one iPhone 15 model with a USB-C port in 2023. Now, in a follow-up tweet, he has claimed that accessories like AirPods, the MagSafe Battery Pack, and the Magic Keyboard/Mouse/Trackpad trio would also switch to USB-C in the “foreseeable […]

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Top Stories: iPod Touch Discontinued, USB-C iPhone 15 Rumors, and More

In what was simultaneously a surprise and not a surprise, Apple this week announced it has discontinued the iPod touch after almost 15 years and seven generations, bringing the entire iPod lineup to an end. Other news this week saw rumors about both the iPhone 14 Pro (slightly larger displays!) and iPhone 15 (USB-C instead […]

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