It feels like we’ve hardly been able to catch our breath from Apple news considering that September, and this week was no exception with Apple revealing yet another virtual occasion for next Tuesday, November 10, and introducing pre-orders for the iPhone 12 mini, iPhone 12 Pro Max, and HomePod mini.
In addition, this week saw the launch of iOS 14.2 with some brand-new emoji, an Intercom function, and extra updates, repairs, and tweaks, while we also found out more about some of Apple’s MagSafe accessories. Toss in the usual bunch of rumors about future items, and it was rather a busy week. Continue reading listed below for all of the information from this week! Apple Event Announced for November 10, Apple Silicon Macs Expected Apple has announced that it will be hosting its 3rd event in as lots of months on Tuesday, November 10 at 10 a.m. Pacific Time, teasing that it has” one more thing”to reveal. Apple will when again be streaming the event online, on both its site and YouTube.
The event is commonly expected to mark the arrival of the first Apple Silicon Mac— or maybe Macs plural. In June, Apple revealed that it would be transitioning from Intel processors to its own custom-made Apple Silicon processors in Macs, promising industry-leading performance per watt. At the time, Apple stated that it planned to deliver its very first Mac with Apple Silicon by the end of 2020, so a release should be rather quickly.
Bloomberg this week reported that the very first Apple Silicon Macs will likely be brand-new models of the 13-inch MacBook Pro and MacBook Air. The report declared that a brand-new 16-inch MacBook Pro with Apple Silicon is likewise in development, but it is unclear if that design will debut next week. Farther down the line, Apple is also said to be working on a smaller sized version of the Mac Pro, however it sounds like it won’t be announced until at least 2021.
For full information on whatever we anticipate to see and could see at Tuesday’s event, take a look at our event guide.
iPhone 12 Mini, iPhone 12 Pro Max and HomePod Mini Now Available for Pre-Order
Apple is now accepting pre-orders for the iPhone 12 mini and the iPhone 12 Pro Max through its online store and the Apple Store app, along with through carrier partners.
Pre-orders are available in more than 30 nations and areas all over the world for the 2 brand-new iPhone designs, which will sign up with the iPhone 12 and
iPhone 12 Pro that went on sale in October. The new iPhones will begin getting here on Friday, November 13, while the HomePod mini must begin showing up on Monday, November 16. Together with the start of
pre-orders for the iPhone 12 mini and iPhone 12 Pro Max, Apple also included product listings for the upcoming Leather Sleeves for the different iPhone 12 sizes and the MagSafe Duo Charger, which provides sets a MagSafe charger for your iPhone with an Apple Watch charging station. Both items are priced at $ 129, and Apple
says they are”coming soon,”but has not announced specific launch dates. iOS 14.2 and iPadOS 14.2 Released With New Emoji and Wallpapers, Intercom, and More Apple today released iOS 14.2 and iPadOS 14.2, significant software updates with several new features for iPhone and iPad users. In addition to brand-new emoji and wallpapers, iOS 14.2 and iPadOS 14.2 include support for Apple’s brand-new Intercom feature, which turns the HomePod, HomePod mini, and choose other gadgets into intercoms that can be used throughout the home for practical interaction. Intercom permits relative to interact with
one another in the home by receiving and sending spoken messages through HomePod speakers or through iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, AirPods, and CarPlay. Intercom can be activated by stating”Hey Siri, Intercom “to activate it, followed by a message, and it can even be used when individuals are far from house. Apple also launched a companion HomePod software version 14.2 with Intercom and house theater with Apple TV 4K support, along with watchOS 7.1, tvOS 14.2, and the macOS Big Sur 11.0.1 Release Candidate. MagSafe Charger Limited to 12W for iPhone 12 Mini In a recently updated support
document, Apple has actually suggested that its new MagSafe Charger will be limited to 12W peak power delivery when utilized with the upcoming iPhone 12 mini, compared to as much as 15W for all other iPhone 12 designs. Apple states the iPhone 12 mini can achieve this 12W with a USB-C Power Delivery power adapter that is at or above 9V/2.03 A. However, the support file keeps in mind that power provided to any iPhone 12 design at any moment will differ depending upon numerous aspects, including temperature level and system activity. The support document also notes that when Lightning devices such as EarPods are linked to any iPhone 12 design, the MagSafe Charger is restricted to 7.5 W crediting comply with regulatory standards. Hands-On With Apple’s MagSafe Wallet for iPhone 12 MagSafe is a brand-new function on all iPhone 12designs that permits magnetic devices to be connected to the back of the devices, consisting of Apple’s MagSafe Charger for more precise wireless charging.< img alt="MagSafe apple wallet "width ="1000"height= "563"class="
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Rumors of a Mini-LED iPad Pro have actually been plentiful. Back in June, cryptic-but-reliable leaker L0vetodream stated that Apple planned to launch new iPad Pro models with an A14X chip, 5G, and a Mini-LED display screen in the first half of 2021. Numerous sources have declared this iPad Pro will be a 12.9-inch model, consisting of analyst Ming-Chi Kuo.
Mini-LED displays provide a lot of the same advantages as OLED screens, consisting of greater brightness, enhanced contrast ratio, and increased power efficiency. The technology is anticipated to expand to Macs beginning next year.
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