OLED 10.9-Inch iPad Rumored for Early 2022, 12.9-Inch iPad Pro and 16-Inch MacBook Pro Could Follow

Earlier today, DigiTimes shared a preview of an upcoming report claiming that Apple is working on both iPad and Mac notebook models with OLED displays that could launch starting in 2022. The full report from DigiTimes is now available, and it includes several new alleged details about Apple’s plans. According to the report, the first […]

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iPad and MacBook Models With OLED Displays Rumored to Launch in 2022

Apple plans to release new iPad and MacBook models with OLED displays in 2022, according to industry sources cited by Taiwanese supply chain publication DigiTimes. The information was shared in the site’s paywalled “Before Going to Press” section, so there are no further details yet, but the full report should be released by tomorrow. Apple […]

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Redesigned 14-Inch MacBook Pro Expected to Feature Brighter Mini-LED Display With Slimmer Bezels and More

Apple plans to unveil new 14-inch and 16-inch MacBook Pro models with Mini-LED-backlit displays in the second half of this year, according to industry sources cited by Taiwanese supply chain publication DigiTimes. The report claims that Radiant Opto-Electronics will be the exclusive supplier of the Mini-LED backlight units, while Quanta Computer is said to be […]

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Kuo: New MacBook Pro Models With HDMI Port and SD Card Reader to Launch Later This Year

Gurman: No Apple Event Happening on March 16 Apple does not have plans to hold an event on Tuesday, March 16, Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman confirmed on Twitter this evening. Earlier this week, a report from Taiwanese site Economic Daily News suggested there would be a March 16 event, with the initial rumor picked up and […]

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Apple Offering Free Battery Replacements for 2016-2017 MacBook Pros That Can’t Charge Past 1%

Apple today released macOS Big Sur 11.2.1 to address an issue that may prevent the battery from charging in some 2016 and 2017 MacBook Pro models, and the company has since shared a new support document with more details. Apple says a “very small number of customers” with 2016 and 2017 models of the 13-inch […]

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Buyer’s Guide: Don’t Buy a MacBook Pro Now

The MacBook Pro is expected to receive a “brighter, higher-contrast” display panel. In addition, there have been suggestions that the updated machines will be the first Macs to feature mini-LED displays, marking a significant improvement in display quality, with an improved wide color gamut, higher contrast and dynamic range, and truer blacks. Restored Features Apple […]

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Bloomberg: Next MacBook Pro to Feature SD Card Reader

Last week, reputable analyst Ming-Chi Kuo outlined his expectations for new 14-inch and 16-inch MacBook Pro models later this year, including the return of the MagSafe charging connector, the removal of the Touch Bar, a new flat-edged design, and the return of more ports built into the notebooks for expanded connectivity. A concept of a […]

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Upcoming 16-Inch and 14-Inch MacBook Pros: Everything We Know

Apple introduced a new M1 MacBook Pro in November of 2020, but the new model didn’t include any design changes. That’s going to change in 2021, with rumors suggesting Apple has a major MacBook Pro design refresh in the works. The 14 and 16-inch MacBook Pro models that are coming in 2021 will feature the […]

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MagSafe is Coming Back to the Mac: A Look Back at Apple’s Original Magnetic Charging Technology

Surprise late night rumors last night provided us with our first in-depth look at what we can expect from the new MacBook Pro models that are coming in 2021, and there are some significant changes in the works. Along with additional ports, a new flat-edged design, and the removal of the Touch Bar, Apple’s updated […]

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‘Touch Bar’ Trending on Twitter Following Rumors It’ll Be Removed on 2021 MacBook Pro

First introduced in 2016, the controversial Touch Bar may be on its way out this year, with reputable Apple sources Ming-Chi Kuo and Mark Gurman indicating that Apple plans to remove the feature on new 14-inch and 16-inch MacBook Pro models in 2021. In a research note with TF International Securities, obtained by MacRumors, Kuo […]

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2021 MacBook Pro Rumored to Feature More Ports: Here’s a Look at What Previous Models Offered

Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo today outlined his expectations for all-new 14-inch and 16-inch MacBook Pro models later this year, including the return of the classic MagSafe charging connector, the removal of the Touch Bar, a new flat-edged design, and the return of more ports built into the notebooks for expanded connectivity. One of the most […]

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Bloomberg: Next-Generation MacBook Pro to Offer Improved Displays, Faster Charging Over MagSafe

Following today’s report from analyst Ming-Chi Kuo outlining major changes for the next-generation MacBook Pro models coming in the third quarter of this year, Bloomberg‘s Mark Gurman has weighed in with his own report corroborating some of the details but seemingly differing a bit on others. First, Gurman shares more details on the return of […]

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Kuo: New MacBook Pro Models to Feature Flat-Edged Design, MagSafe, No Touch Bar and More Ports

Apple is working on two new MacBook Pro models that will feature significant design changes, well-respected Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo said today in a note to investors that was obtained by MacRumors. According to Kuo, Apple is developing two models in 14 and 16-inch size options. The new MacBook Pro machines will feature a flat-edged […]

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DigiTimes: Mini-LED MacBook Air to Launch in 2022

Apple will this year begin transitioning its devices to mini-LED technology, according to Apple analyst ‌Ming-Chi Kuo‌, and a new DigiTimes report on Thursday reiterates Kuo’s expectation that a mini-LED version of Apple’s MacBook Air is set to arrive in 2022. Kuo believes Apple will release iPad Pro models and redesigned MacBook Pros in 2021, […]

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Apple Researching a Matte Black Finish for MacBooks

Apple has filed a patent application for an intense light-absorbant matte black finish for a range of products, including the iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, and MacBook (via Patently Apple). The patent application, filed with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, is titled “Anodized Part Having a Matte Black Appearance,” and outlines the characteristics of the […]

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Kuo: Two Redesigned MacBook Pros in 2021 and New MacBook Air in 2022, All With Apple Silicon and Mini-LED Displays

Apple plans to release two redesigned MacBook Pros in 2021 and a new MacBook Air in 2022, all with mini-LED displays and Apple Silicon chips, according to TFI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo. In a research note to investors, seen by MacRumors, Kuo explained that two new MacBook Pro models equipped with an all-new form factor […]

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Reliable Leaker Suggests Redesigned MacBooks in 2021 Will Include Both Apple Silicon and Intel Models

Reliable leaker known as “L0vetodream” has today suggested on Twitter that redesigned MacBooks coming in the second half of 2021 will include models with both Apple Silicon chips and Intel processors. The brief Tweet came in response to a MacRumors article from earlier today, which outlined a report from Ming-Chi Kuo claiming that Apple plans […]

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Apple Says Record 2020 Mac Sales Attributed Primarily to MacBook Pro

Apple on Thursday reported its earnings for the fourth quarter of the 2020 fiscal year, including Mac revenue of $9 billion, a new quarterly record. Apple ended the year with annual Mac revenue of $28.6 billion, an all-time high. In its annual Form 10-K report [PDF], filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission today, […]

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Deals: Save on Refurbished 16-Inch MacBook Pro Models Today on Woot (Up to $605 Off)

Woot today is offering sales on refurbished models of Apple’s 16-inch MacBook Pro, starting at $1,874.99 for the 512GB model, originally priced at $2,399.00. This version of the 16-inch MacBook Pro typically sees discounts to $2,099.00, so Woot’s flash sale today is about $200 under that price. Note: MacRumors is an affiliate partner with Woot. […]

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macOS Catalina 10.15.6 Successfully Fixes USB 2.0 Issues Experienced by 2020 MacBook Pro and MacBook Air Users

macOS Catalina 10.15.6 successfully fixes a frustrating bug that prevented some USB 2.0 accessories from working properly with 2020 MacBook Air and MacBook Pro models, according to MacRumors readers and users on Reddit. Apple in the release notes for the macOS Catalina 10.15.6 update said that the update “resolves an issue where certain USB mouse […]

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