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Topic: Future Hardware

Video: Discussing the 11 products that Apple is expected to release in 2019

02/19/2019, 01:02 pm

Prolific Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo published a list of products Apple is expected to ship in 2019. AppleInsider takes a look at the hardware list, and spells out which could potentially be in user's hands before the end of this year.

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Apple executive team shakeups causing multiple projects to be put on hold

02/18/2019, 04:02 pm

Changes in personnel and organization at Apple have been so dramatic in recent times that the company has had to pause multiple projects, a report indicated on Monday.

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AirPower wireless charging, new AirPods will ship in first half of 2019

02/17/2019, 09:02 pm

Apple will finally get around to releasing its AirPower wireless charging mat and a future generation of AirPods in the first half of 2019, according to TF International Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo.

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Apple's self-driving vehicles disengage for safety more frequently by design

02/13/2019, 03:02 pm

The California Department of Motor Vehicles has released a letter it received from Apple concerning the "Project Titan" self-driving vehicle project's disengagement rates, with the letter advising how Apple is collecting data on incidents where a driver takes over for the automated driving system, and why the number is so high.

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Apple chip engineering team shift suggests strong 5G modem push

02/07/2019, 08:02 am

Apple is restructuring some of its internal hardware teams, with the move to directly under the head of hardware suggesting a strong 5G modem push.

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MacBook keyboard failures could end with introduction of glass panel keyboards

01/31/2019, 08:01 am

Future Apple keyboards in MacBooks may not be affected by dust or other foreign elements that could affect its switch mechanism, with the possibility of being replaced by a glass panel with raised "key" sections that acts as a rigid keyboard.

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Apple's self-driving 'Project Titan' car technology allegedly stolen by second employee, says FBI

01/30/2019, 12:01 pm

Following up on an internal Apple investigation, the FBI has arrested a second person accused of trying to steal secrets related to the company's self-driving car platform.

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Apple employees met with AR waveguide technology suppliers at CES 2019

01/28/2019, 12:01 am

Apple engineers and key personnel were at the Consumer Electronics Show in January to preview parts and technology integral to the creation of augmented reality glasses, lending credence to rumors that the iPhone maker intends to launch a pair of branded AR glasses as soon as 2020.

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Apple researching wearable glove input device, to simplify interactions with AR & VR

01/03/2019, 10:01 am

Apple is researching how users can interact with computer systems, with one idea being a glove that could be used for gesture controls, and could potentially provide haptic feedback in some situations.

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Mac Pro, iMac & Qualcomm: What to expect from Apple in the start of 2019

01/01/2019, 02:01 pm

It's the start of a brand new year, and as usual there is a lot happening in the first half of 2019, for both Apple itself and for connected companies in the rest of the technology sphere. AppleInsider details some of the things you should expect to hear more about in the next few months.

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Mojave hints at new & unannounced Vega GPU chips coming to Mac soon

12/11/2018, 10:12 am

AMD could be extending its lines of Radeon Pro Vega GPUs that could be used in a future Mac refresh early in 2019, according to identifiers in a recent macOS Mojave update.

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Gartner, IDC were both wildly wrong in guessing Apple's Q4 Mac shipments

11/03/2018, 02:11 pm

Two research groups that estimate global PC shipments not only served up incorrect data as fact, but also used the bogus figures to reach entirely false conclusions about Apple's Macs in the global PC market. This isn't the first time they've been so wrong but outlines the lack of accuracy from third-party "sales estimates" as Apple prepares to stop reporting its official sales numbers altogether.

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AirPods, Apple's vertical integration and the future of wearable AR

10/29/2018, 12:10 pm

After the commodity consumer tech industry collectively made a huge, wildly premature series of bets on Virtual Reality headgear, it turned out the most commercially successful new product category in Augmented Reality was an audio device for your ears, rather than a way to superimpose graphics on your vision. Here's what's next for AirPods and why Apple's product development -- and special event introductions -- are so different from others in the industry.

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Apple issues invites to October 30 iPad Pro and Mac 'There's more in the making' event in NYC

10/18/2018, 12:10 pm

Apple has started to dispatch invitations to the media for an event on October 30, one which is expected to involve the launch of new iPad Pro models and potentially refreshed Mac models.

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The new Mac Pro might get Intel's new 28-core 5 GHz Xeon processor

10/08/2018, 11:10 am

Intel has revealed its upcoming collection of high-specification processors, including a 28-core Xeon processor for professional users alongside its 9th-generation Core processors boasting high core counts that could be heading for the Mac Pro, along with one eight-core model clocked at 5GHz.

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Intel promises 10nm chips still coming, despite being years late

09/28/2018, 01:09 pm

An open letter from the interim CEO of Intel advises some progress is being made for its 10-nanometer processors, but volume production of chips using the process will still wait until 2019, alongside a notice of $1 billion in 14-nanometer production investments and a warning it will also be prioritizing production of high-performance chips over processors for entry-level devices.

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AirPower wireless charging pad allegedly stalled until spring by heat and interference issues

09/17/2018, 09:09 am

Multiple development hurdles are behind Apple's failure to ship its AirPower multi-device wireless charging mat, with a report claiming heat, mechanical, and interference issues are preventing Apple's engineers from completing the project.

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Nearly all mention of AirPower wiped from Apple's website, suggests further delays or abandoned product

09/12/2018, 05:09 pm

AirPower, Apple's advanced wireless charging mat that was teased at last year's iPhone event, was noticeably absent from Wednesday's "Gather Round" announcements, and mention of the device has been scrubbed from the company's website.

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No sign of updates to Mac or iPad Pro in leaked Apple website file

09/12/2018, 07:09 am

The inadvertently leaked site map from the Apple accessories page has revealed a treasure trove of information about the new iPhone lineup expected to debut -- but there is nothing on it suggesting that there are new iPad Pros coming, nor is there any indication that there is a Mac refresh happening at the event.

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Renders reveal purported 2018 iPad Pro with near edge-to-edge display, iPhone-like antenna lines

09/03/2018, 05:09 pm

Computer renders based on leaked CAD images could offer a first look at Apple's next-generation 12.9-inch iPad Pro, complete with slim-bezel display, iPhone-esque antenna "lines" and an angular chassis reminiscent of the iPhone 4 series.

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