Top Stories: 16-Inch MacBook Pro Debuts, Mac Pro in December, AR Headset Rumors, and More

The biggest Apple news of this week was obviously the launch of the new 16-inch MacBook Pro, which debuted on Wednesday with a new “Magic Keyboard” and some other nice upgrades. Other popular topics this week included confirmation from Apple that the new Mac Pro will ship in December, rumors …

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Black Friday Spotlight: Walmart Will Offer Competitive Prices on AirPods, Apple Watch Series 3, and 10.2-Inch iPad

In an ongoing effort to keep track of upcoming (and current) Black Friday sales, we’ve begun highlighting the biggest and best discounts offered by major retailers. Last week we started with Best Buy and Target, and today we’re moving on to Walmart. Note: MacRumors is an affiliate partner with Walmart. …

Deals Spotlight: 16-Inch MacBook Pro Gets $100 Discount at Best Buy, Amazon, and Adorama (Starting at $2,300)

A trio of retailers have begun discounting Apple’s just-released 16-inch MacBook Pro, including Best Buy, Amazon, and Adorama. These sales follow discounts offered by Expercom, which are deeper and extend to custom configuration models as well. Note: MacRumors is an affiliate partner with these vendors. When you click a link …

16-Inch MacBook Pro Features Adjustable Refresh Rate Below 60Hz

As outlined in an Apple support document, the new 16-inch MacBook Pro features an adjustable refresh rate. For professional workflows such as video editing, for example, Apple notes that you can set the refresh rate of the display to match the frame rate of the video you are editing or …

16-Inch MacBook Pro Available Today at Apple Stores in United States With Pickup Reservation

Apple today activated its in-store reserve and pickup system for the new 16-inch MacBook Pro in the United States. This system enables customers to purchase the 16-inch MacBook Pro on Apple.com in advance and select a 30-minute window to pick it up at an Apple Store. The tool can also …

Apple Removing Vaping-Related Apps From App Store Today Amid Public Health Concerns

Apple is removing all vaping-related apps from the App Store today, according to Axios, shortly after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported 2,172 lung injury cases linked to e-cigarette or vape products. In a statement issued to Axios, Apple said it agrees with expert opinions that vaping is …

AirFly Pro Launches at Apple Stores With Receiver Mode for AUX Ports, Headphone Splitting, and More

Twelve South today announced that its new AirFly Pro accessory is now available to purchase at Apple.com and select Apple Stores. AirFly ProLike the classic AirFly, the Pro version allows Bluetooth headphones like AirPods or Beats to work with 3.5mm headphone jacks. For example, on an airplane, you can plug …

Apple’s Research App Launches With Heart, Women’s Health, and Hearing Studies in United States

Apple today announced it has released its Research app with three studies related to heart and movement, women’s health, and hearing. The app is designed to make it easier for iPhone users to contribute to medical research. iPhone users in the United States can download the free Research app from …

Bloomberg: Apple Considering Bundling Apple Music, TV+, and News+ as Early as 2020

Apple is considering bundling its subscription services as early as 2020, including Apple Music, Apple TV+, and Apple News+, according to Bloomberg. The report indicates that Apple has included a provision in its contract with Apple News+ publishers that permits Apple to bundle News+ with its other services if it …

Kuo: iPad Pro With Rear 3D Sensing and ‘iPhone SE 2’ on Track to Launch in First Half of 2020

Apple plans to release new iPad Pro models with rear 3D sensing in the first half of 2020, according to analyst Ming-Chi Kuo. In a research note with TF International Securities, seen by MacRumors, Kuo said the iPad Pro models will gain 3D sensing through the rear-facing camera system. Apple …