Apple Releases New Beta Firmware for AirPods Pro 2

Apple today introduced a new beta firmware update for the AirPods Pro 2, both the USB-C and Lightning versions. The new firmware is version 6E188, up from the prior 6B34 firmware released in December. Apple does not often provide details or notes on what features might be included in the refreshed firmware, so it is […]

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Apple Watch Ultra With MicroLED Display Seemingly ‘Canceled’ For Now

Apple supplier ams OSRAM on Wednesday announced it would “re-assess its microLED strategy” after a “cornerstone project” was “unexpectedly cancelled” that day. The company’s stock plunged nearly 40% following the news, earlier shared by AppleInsider. Counterpoint Research’s Display Supply Chain Consultants told MacRumors that it believes this project related to the rumored Apple Watch Ultra […]

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Xiaomi Watch 2 vs. Mobvoi TicWatch Pro 5: Discover which smartwatch is best for you

Choosing between Wear OS smartwatches has arguably never been harder, and two of the most popular options to consider in 2024 are the Xiaomi Watch 2 and Mobvoi TicWatch Pro. Both sit on the more budget-friendly end of the spectrum and, despite being from different manufacturers, provide plenty of the same features and strong points.  […]

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MagSafe Duo Charger Hits All-Time Low Price of $79.99, MagSafe Charger on Sale for $27.99

Woot today has a couple of deals on Apple accessories, including low prices on the MagSafe Charger and MagSafe Duo Charger. Additionally, Amazon has steep discounts on FineWoven and Silicone Cases for iPhone 15 models. Note: MacRumors is an affiliate partner with Woot. When you click a link and make a purchase, we may receive […]

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Microsoft unveils ‘missing link’ that unlocks Super Resolution for developers

What you need to know Microsoft just announced DirectSR, an API made to help developers support multiple types of Super Resolution with a single code path. DirectSR works with NVIDIA DLSS Super Resolution, AMD FidelityFX Super Resolution, and Intel XeSS. Microsoft will launch DirectSR in public preview soon in the Agility SDK, giving developers a […]

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From cheap universal storage to high-speed data transfers, these flash drives get the job done for me

They may not be exciting or as crucial as they once were, but USB flash drives are still an important tool used by millions all over the world. There are several companies known for creating quality, reliable flash drives that you can depend on, and one such company is PNY. Flash drives are highly portable, […]

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Apple to Adapt William Gibson’s Cyberpunk Novel ‘Neuromancer’ for TV+

Apple is working on a TV adaptation of William Gibson’s acclaimed cyberpunk sci-fi novel Neuromancer, the company announced on Wednesday. The new 10-episode drama will be created by Graham Roland and JD Dillard as a co-production between Skydance Television and Anonymous Content. “Neuromancer” will also be produced by Drake’s DreamCrew Entertainment, with Roland serving as […]

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Samsung wins 75 iF Design Awards for its products

Samsung has announced it received 75 design awards at the iF Design Award 2024 design competition in Germany. These awards also include two Gold Awards at the prestigious event. The German International Forum, which started awarding good designs in 1953, has a total of nine product categories for awards: Architecture, Communication, Concept, Interior, Package, Product, […]

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Tecno shows off a rollable phone prototype, better UTG for foldables and color changing tech

Last year Tecno presented a rollable phone concept called the Phantom Ultimate. This was just a concept, though, seen only in demo videos – but now the company has some actual prototypes and brought them to the MWC. We got some hands-on time with the Ultimate and a couple of other interesting ideas that are […]

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AirPods Max Project Makes Rumored Upgrade for Next-Gen Model a Reality

Hardware prototyping consultant Ken Pillonel’s latest project switches the AirPods Max‘s Lightning port for USB-C as part of his ongoing efforts to highlight repairability and sustainability issues in consumer electronics. The project comes as a response to discontent among some users regarding the premium headphones’ continued reliance on the Lightning port for charging while most […]

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AirPods Max Project Makes Rumored Upgrade for Next-Gen Model a Reality

Hardware prototyping consultant Ken Pillonel’s latest project switches the AirPods Max‘s Lightning port for USB-C as part of his ongoing efforts to highlight repairability and sustainability issues in consumer electronics. The project comes as a response to discontent among some users regarding the premium headphones’ continued reliance on the Lightning port for charging while most […]

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Sonos’s first headphones set for June release, rumor says

Austin Kwok / SoundGuys TL;DR A report claims that Sonos could release its anticipated headphones in June 2024. The headphones are expected to be priced at $449. Sonos plans to produce 650,000 to 1 million units over the next year. Sonos is expected to add headphones to its portfolio of smart speakers, soundbars, other products […]

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Intel gets down to business with new vPro Core Ultra processors for the AI PC revolution

What you need to know Intel announced its latest Intel vPro platform for its new Core Ultra and 14th-generation processors at Mobile World Congress. Intel vPro is an enterprise-focused platform designed to help IT admins monitor, update, and troubleshoot PCs. One of the main benefits of Intel vPro PCs is that IT departments can manage […]

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Apple’s 13-Inch M2 MacBook Air on Sale for $949 at Best Buy ($150 Off)

Apple’s 13.6-inch 256GB M2 MacBook Air has dropped to $949.00 today on Best Buy, down from $1,099.00. Best Buy offers free next-day shipping as well as in-store pickup for most locations, and has all four colors of Space Gray, Silver, Midnight, and Starlight at this price. Note: MacRumors is an affiliate partner with Best Buy. […]

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Apple’s 13-Inch M2 MacBook Air on Sale for $949 at Best Buy ($150 Off)

Apple’s 13.6-inch 256GB M2 MacBook Air has dropped to $949.00 today on Best Buy, down from $1,099.00. Best Buy offers free next-day shipping as well as in-store pickup for most locations, and has all four colors of Space Gray, Silver, Midnight, and Starlight at this price. Note: MacRumors is an affiliate partner with Best Buy. […]

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Apple’s 13-Inch M2 MacBook Air on Sale for $949 at Best Buy ($150 Off)

Apple’s 13.6-inch 256GB M2 MacBook Air has dropped to $949.00 today on Best Buy, down from $1,099.00. Best Buy offers free next-day shipping as well as in-store pickup for most locations, and has all four colors of Space Gray, Silver, Midnight, and Starlight at this price. Note: MacRumors is an affiliate partner with Best Buy. […]

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Apple’s 13-Inch M2 MacBook Air on Sale for $949 at Best Buy ($150 Off)

Apple’s 13.6-inch 256GB M2 MacBook Air has dropped to $949.00 today on Best Buy, down from $1,099.00. Best Buy offers free next-day shipping as well as in-store pickup for most locations, and has all four colors of Space Gray, Silver, Midnight, and Starlight at this price. Note: MacRumors is an affiliate partner with Best Buy. […]

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iPadOS 18 Rumored to Drop Support for These iPad Models

iPadOS 18 will drop support for iPad models equipped with the A10X Fusion chip, according to a post on X today from a private account with a proven track record of sharing build numbers for upcoming iOS and iPadOS updates. This means that iPadOS 18 would not be compatible with the first-generation 10.5-inch iPad Pro […]

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Galaxy Ring to offer up to 9 days battery life, launch confirmed for H2

Samsung announced its Galaxy Ring yesterday at day one of MWC 2024. While we didn’t get the full spec sheet and pricing details, Samsung did cover some basics like its size, sleep tracking features and Vitality Score capabilities. South Korean publication FNNews is adding some battery details shared by Hon Pak, who serves as the […]

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Xiaomi releases roadmap for HyperOS updates in H1 2024

Following the global debut of the Xiaomi 14 and 14 Ultra at MWC, we got a detailed release schedule for HyperOS. As expected, Xiaomi’s new operating system based on Android Open Source Project (AOSP) and Xiaomi’s own Vela IoT platform will debut on the brand new Xiaomi 14 series, Pad 6S Pro, Watch S3 and […]

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