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New iPads, iMacs, and AirPods, plus what to expect on Apple's March 25 event on the AppleInsider Podcast

This week on the AppleInsider Podcast, Apple has announced a huge amount of new hardware including new iMacs, iPads, and AirPods —but all eyes are on the March 25 "Its show time" event.

iPad mini with Pencil

The iPad mini 5 with Pencil


AppleInsider editor Victor Marks and writer William Gallagher answer listener emails and discuss:

  • Apple announced a lot of refreshed products, including William's favorite: the iMac. But William does mention that there's a sort of blurring of the lines, and it's not always easy to know which to buy when choosing a new machine
  • Victor likes the idea of AirPods that have "Hey Siri" functionality always on. This is a game-changer for Voice First interfaces.
  • Apple's news service looks like it's getting ready to launch, and Victor isn't as excited about the subscription model as he is about being able to unsubscribe easily.
  • AirPower seems imminent. In a year's time we went from, it's impossible, to Apple hiding all mention of it, to it looking like an inevitability. There are clues that AirPower support is in the iOS beta.
  • Goldman Sachs's CEO may be in the audience at the March 25th event, another clue that the financial product for Apple Wallet could be happening.


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