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Topic: Future Hardware

All three 2020 iPhone models expected to have 5G wireless connectivity

07/28/2019, 01:07 pm

Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo expects a trio of iPhones in 2020, and revising a previous prediction, he now thinks that all three will have 5G, instead of just two of them.

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Two more iPad models coming soon, says regulatory filing

07/27/2019, 08:07 am

Two new iPad model numbers have been filed with the Eurasian Economic Commission, bringing the total number of anticipated fall iPad releases to seven.

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Apple's 2019 16-inch MacBook Pro keyboard expected to shift to scissor mechanism

07/25/2019, 01:07 pm

Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo suspects that the 16-inch MacBook Pro will be the first Apple laptop to shift to a scissor mechanism, and away from the butterfly keyboard introduced in the MacBook in 2015.

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Why Apple's Macs can now ditch Intel x86 and shift to ARM

07/24/2019, 08:07 am

In 2005, Steve Jobs announced that Apple would transition Macs to use PC-standard Intel x86 processors. Fifteen years later, Apple appears poised to make another CPU shift that could prove to be far more significant in the future of technology. Here's why.

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Apple's new 16-inch MacBook Pro coming in October for over $3000, claims report

07/23/2019, 11:07 am

Apple's release window for a possible 16-inch MacBook Pro has been narrowed down, with a new supply chain report suggesting that the screen with be LCD rather than OLED.

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Apple recruits former Tesla engineering VP Steve MacManus

07/22/2019, 04:07 pm

Perhaps adding to evidence the company is working on a full-fledged car, Apple has reportedly hired Steve MacManus, a long-time auto industry veteran most recently with Tesla.

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Apple working on self-driving car wireless charging technologies

07/11/2019, 12:07 pm

Possibly suggesting grand ambitions for an Apple car, a patent application published on Thursday shows a wireless charging system for self-driving vehicles.

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Apple's latest EEC filing reveals five new iPad models are on the way

07/10/2019, 01:07 pm

More iPads may be on the way in the coming months, after a collection of filings at the Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC) indicate there are five new model numbers associated with upcoming Apple tablets.

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Apple's AR glasses could help visually impaired see the full picture

07/10/2019, 10:07 am

Augmented reality could offer some benefits in medical applications, Apple believes, suggesting a system were a real-world image is warped so a user of AR glasses can see everything in front of them, even if part of their vision is obscured through partial blindness.

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Alleged 2019 iPhone XI logic board images shown in new leak

07/08/2019, 08:07 am

As we get closer to the launch of the 2019 iPhones, perhaps called the iPhone XI, another leak purports to show a considerably redesigned logic board from one of the models.

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Apple may switch butterfly keyboard for scissor version in MacBook Air

07/04/2019, 07:07 am

Apple will be making yet another change to its MacBook keyboard mechanism, analyst Ming-Chi Kuo forecasts, with a touted refresh of the MacBook Air for later in 2019 potentially switching out the butterfly mechanism for a more traditional scissor-based version.

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Editorial: WSJ Jony Ive story scoffed at by Apple experts, delicious to critics

07/02/2019, 02:07 pm

The Wall Street Journal crafted the "Big Hack" of Apple clickbait: a high drama tell-all that insulted everyone at Apple, mocking its departing design chief, his boss, and the team that worked with him. As fiction, it was Netflix-caliber entertainment, but to insiders, it was so bad it was hard to finish.

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Apple's unreleased 'A2159' MacBook Pro model approved by US FCC

07/02/2019, 01:07 pm

A model number for an unreleased MacBook Pro has surfaced via the Federal Communications Commission, a discovery that could be a sign Apple is preparing to ship new models in the product line in the near future, including a potential rumored 16-inch MacBook Pro.

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Alleged 3D renders of Apple's 2019 iPhone hit the internet

07/01/2019, 07:07 am

Alleged leaked CAD renders of the new 2019 iPhone have appeared on the internet, showing details that line up with prior rumors about the devices expected to launch in September

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Apple's best designs by Jony Ive, according to the AppleInsider staff

06/29/2019, 05:06 pm

On Thursday, Apple Chief Design Officer Jony Ive announced his intent to leave the company after nearly 30 years on the job, many of which were spent at the side of tech visionary Steve Jobs. In wake of that bombshell, AppleInsider takes a look back at our favorite Ive designs.

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Editorial: Jony Ive's departure opens up an opportunity for Apple to think differently

06/29/2019, 08:06 am

The news that Jony Ive is leaving his Chief Design Officer position at Apple has fueled predictable handwringing. But while Ive's three decades of work at Apple put him at the top of a short list of "the world's most famous product designers," the company isn't facing a "crisis of design," but rather an opportunity.

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Tim Cook praises Jony Ive's contributions in email to Apple staff

06/28/2019, 10:06 am

An internal email from Apple CEO Tim Cook to Apple employees about the departure of chief design officer Jony Ive insists Apple will continue to benefit from the move, as well as emphasizing the change in the design team's management structure.

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Editorial: Apple is neither doomed nor saved now that Jony Ive has moved on

06/28/2019, 08:06 am

Jony Ive has left the building that he helped design. But, this won't change anything inside the walls, and isn't a net gain or loss for Apple itself.

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Sabih Khan promoted to Apple's senior vice president of operations

06/27/2019, 05:06 pm

In a move late on Thursday afternoon, Apple announced that long-time executive Sabih Khan has been promoted to the company's executive team as senior vice president of operations.

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New DisplayPort 2.0 spec uses Thunderbolt 3 for 16K displays

06/26/2019, 10:06 am

VESA has published the DisplayPort 2.0 video standard encompassing up to 16K displays -- and it uses USB-C and Thunderbolt 3 to do so.

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