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Reviews galore, LeBron James, Netflix Games — This Week in Apple

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This week, AppleInsider reviewed all of Apple's recent major product launches, as well as discussed rumors of inbound Beats earbuds, Netflix taking on Apple Arcade, TagVault and Brydge launches, and more.

Catch up on the last seven days of Apple

AppleInsider posts many articles each week about Apple, its products, rumors, and connected third-party firms. In our video series "This Week in Apple," we are condensing the main stories from the past seven days into a single video for you to watch or listen to.

Each episode offers a summary of the week's events, as well as insight and analysis on what happened. Source links are also provided further down the page and within the YouTube video's notes if you want to dig a little deeper.

The new gear, Netflix gaming, and magnetic Mac mini

Following over three weeks of Apple vs Epic legal drama, things turned towards normal with AppleInsider posting reviews of all of Apple's new hardware. This includes the 24-inch iMac, the new 12.9-inch iPad Pro, the updated Apple TV 4K, and the second-generation Siri Remote.

Rumors also continued to flow, including talk of redesigned AirPods for 2021, sports star Lebron James appearing with what could be "Beats Studio Buds," and a major refresh of the Mac mini. Rumors also floated of a new MacBook Pro at WWDC, that the "A15" SoC is now in production at TSMC for use in the "iPhone 13," and that Netflix wants to take on Apple Arcade with its own gaming subscription service.

Other stores of interest from the week covered the new TagVault accessory for tracking your pets using AirTag, a new Brydge iTrack trackpad for the desktop, HomeKit support for Amazon's Eero 6 router, and Sony's iPhone gaming ambitions.

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