Apple has made it easy to see the Mac Studio on your desk before it ships thanks to augmented reality in iPhone and iPad.
The speculated launch of Apple's AR and VR headset in late 2022 is inching closer to reality, with the head-mounted display system allegedly entering a second round of engineering tests before heading into production.
References to a "realityOS" have been found in App Store upload logs, confirming previous rumors of the name and that apps will be available.
Development has reportedly begun at Google on an augmented reality headset, possibly launching in 2024, and aimed at rivalling Apple AR.
Apple's long-rumored mixed-reality headset could cost consumers over $2,000 when it eventually ships, with a report claiming the expensive development and components justifies the potential price.
Apple was far from first to market with the smartphone, the tablet, and now the item tracker. Despite that, it's the iPhone, iPad, and AirTags that people buy — and it will be the same with Apple AR.
Apple's VR and AR headset isn't intended for long periods of usage, with the company reportedly diverting away from the so-called "metaverse" vision in favor of shorter experiences.
Apple is making preparations ahead of a launch of its long-rumored AR and VR headset, by allegedly hiring Meta AR communications chief Andrea Schubert for a similar role.
Analyst Ming-Chi Kuo now claims that the forthcoming Apple AR headset will track hand movements, which will allow for the device to interpret gestures.