Kuo: Apple May Release Augmented Reality Contact Lenses in 2030s

In a research note shared with MacRumors, analyst Ming-Chi Kuo today predicted that Apple will release augmented reality “contact lenses” in the 2030s. Kuo said the lenses will bring electronics from the era of “visible computing” to “invisible computing.” Mojo Vision smart contact lens Kuo said the lenses are “unlikely to have independent computing power […]

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Kuo: Apple to Launch Mixed Reality Headset in Mid 2022 and Augmented Reality Glasses by 2025

What’s on Your iPhone Home Screen? Over on our YouTube channel, MacRumors videographer Dan has a new video up where he shares his Home Screen, wallpaper, and all of his current favorite widgets. Subscribe to the MacRumors YouTube channel for more videos. Check out Dan’s video to see his setup, and then comment below and […]

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Kuo: Apple Could Launch Foldable iPhone With 7.5–8 Inch Display in 2023

HomeKit Essentials Worth Checking Out HomeKit was slow to take off after its 2014 launch, but now that it’s been around for seven years, there are hundreds of HomeKit products available, ranging from doorbells and speakers to TVs, lights, and cameras. In our latest YouTube video, we rounded up some of our favorite HomeKit products […]

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Kuo: Some 2022 iPhones to Abandon Notch in Favor of Punch-Hole Display Design

HomeKit Essentials Worth Checking Out HomeKit was slow to take off after its 2014 launch, but now that it’s been around for seven years, there are hundreds of HomeKit products available, ranging from doorbells and speakers to TVs, lights, and cameras. In our latest YouTube video, we rounded up some of our favorite HomeKit products […]

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Kuo: Next iPhone SE Coming in Early 2022 With 5G and Processor Upgrades

The next-generation version of the iPhone SE won’t appear until the first half of 2022, according to a new research note from analyst Ming-Chi Kuo. Early rumors had indicated that a third-generation ‌iPhone SE‌ could appear in the first half of 2021, but later rumors suggested it wouldn’t appear until at least the second half […]

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Kuo: iPhone 13 Lineup to Feature Smaller Notch and Larger Batteries, 120Hz Display for Pro Models, and More

iPhone 13 models will all feature a smaller notch, while the two Pro models will be equipped with low-power LTPO display technology for a 120Hz refresh rate, analyst Ming-Chi Kuo said today in a research note obtained by MacRumors. Several other sources have previously claimed that some iPhone 13 models will support a 120Hz refresh […]

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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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Kuo: iPhone 13 Now More Likely to Get Upgraded Ultra Wide Camera With Improved Low-Light Performance

The iPhone 13 is now more likely to feature an upgraded Ultra Wide camera with significantly improved low-light performance, thanks to lens verification improvements and intensified competition in Apple’s camera supply chain, according to noted Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo. In his latest TFI Securities investor note, seen by MacRumors, Kuo says that Chinese supplier Sunny […]

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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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Kuo: No Significant Upgrades to iPhone Camera Lenses Through at Least 2022

iPhone camera lenses may not see significant hardware updates through at least 2022, according to a new research note by analyst Ming-Chi Kuo seen by MacRumors. Today’s note focuses on a new price war between lens suppliers Largan and Genius Electronic Optical that will affect profitability for the suppliers, with Genius Electronic Optical at particular […]

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Kuo: Apple to Unveil AirTags, Augmented Reality Device, and More in 2021

Apple Removes 39,000 Games From China App Store Apple on Thursday removed nearly 39,000 apps from its Chinese App Store due to the apps lacking an official license from local regulators, reports Reuters. The report, which cites data from research firm Qimai, says that games affected by the cull included Ubisoft title Assassin’s Creed Identity […]

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Kuo: Apple Car Still in Early Stages, Unlikely to Launch Until 2025-2027 at Earliest

Earlier this week, Reuters reported that Apple is targeting 2024 for production of its long-rumored electric vehicle with “next level” battery technology, but Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo believes that a launch is unlikely until 2025-2027 at the earliest. An excerpt from Kuo’s latest research note, obtained by MacRumors: We predicted in a previous report that […]

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Kuo: iPhone 13 Models Won’t Face Mass Production Delays Like iPhone 12 Lineup

While the iPhone 12 lineup launched later than usual due to the COVID-19 pandemic, analyst Ming-Chi Kuo today forecasted that mass production of so-called iPhone 13 models with a new A15 chip will revert back to Apple’s usual timeframe. In a typical year, Apple begins mass production of iPhones in the early summer, but reports […]

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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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Kuo: Redesigned MacBooks With Apple Silicon to Launch in Second Half of 2021

Apple plans to release additional MacBook models with Apple Silicon in the second half of 2021, according to analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, as part of the company’s two-year transition away from Intel processors across its Mac lineup. In a research note today, obtained by MacRumors, Kuo said that these MacBook models will feature a new design. […]

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Kuo: iPhone 12 Pro Demand Higher Than Expected

TF International Securities analyst Ming Chi-Kuo released a research note this morning detailing what he’s seen with the volume of iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro pre-orders in the first weekend of sales. Kuo had previously indicated that Apple’s estimated shipment allocations for the new iPhone models placed the ‌iPhone 12‌ at the top with […]

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Kuo: Apple Betting 6.1″ iPhone 12 Will Outsell 5.4″ iPhone 12 Mini

Apple believes the 6.1-inch iPhone 12 will outsell the 5.4-inch ‌iPhone 12‌ mini and the more expensive 6.1-inch ‌iPhone 12‌ Pro and 6.7-inch ‌iPhone 12‌ Pro Max, according to shipment estimates shared in an investor’s note today by Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo. According to Kuo, Apple’s estimated shipment allocations for the new iPhone models are […]

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Kuo: Mini-LED Displays to Debut in Apple’s Next iPad Pro

Following his report earlier this week indicating that Apple will be accelerating adoption of mini-LED displays in its iPad and Mac notebook lineups thanks to better than expected development from potential secondary supplier Sanan Optoelectronics, analyst Ming-Chi has released a new report today sharing a bit more perspective on the mini-LED display market as it […]

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Kuo: Apple to Accelerate Adoption of Mini-LED Displays in iPad and Mac Notebook Lineups

Increased competition among Apple’s suppliers for mini-LED display chips will accelerate the company’s adoption of the advanced technology in its iPad and MacBook lineups, according to a new research note from analyst Ming-Chi Kuo seen by MacRumors. Kuo says that while Epistar had been predicted to be the exclusive supplier of mini-LED chips for Apple […]

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Rumor Report Card: Assessing the Accuracy of Leaks After Apple’s Event

Apple Releases Safari 14 for Mac Ahead of macOS Big Sur Launch Wednesday September 16, 2020 1:40 pm PDT by Juli Clover macOS Big Sur didn’t launch alongside iOS 14, iPadOS 14, tvOS 14, and watchOS 7 today, with the update coming later this fall, but Apple did release the Safari 14 update for macOS […]

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