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Topic: Future Hardware

Apple's AirPower wireless charging mat looks like it's arriving very soon

03/19/2019, 02:03 pm

More signs that Apple is preparing to release the AirPower charging mat have surfaced, after changes to references in how wireless charging were found in the sixth iOS 12.2 developer beta mentioned the charging of multiple devices simultaneously.

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Highly suspect benchmarks stoke rumors of Apple-designed ARM chips for Mac

03/15/2019, 06:03 pm

An unsubstantiated, and highly suspect, "leak" on Friday claims to reveal benchmarks from a pair of desktop-class ARM processors supposedly designed by Apple, offering what could be the first look at A-series silicon destined for Mac.

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Apple's AR glasses could have perfect fit thanks to novel adjusting and cooling systems

03/07/2019, 11:03 am

Apple is showing signs it is continuing to work on producing augmented reality and virtual reality glasses, including creating its own method for mounting the headset on the user's head and coming up with a way to regulate heat generated by the hardware while it is in use.

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Apple Watch health monitoring sensors could pop up in future MacBooks

03/07/2019, 09:03 am

Future MacBook models could offer some of the same health and fitness tracking functions as provided by the Apple Watch, with the inclusion of a small bio-sensor in the casing near the trackpad that the user could access while typing on the keyboard.

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Apple buys patent portfolio from defunct home security camera maker Lighthouse

03/04/2019, 04:03 pm

Apple has snapped up a batch of U.S. patents from a defunct home security camera company, Lighthouse AI, potentially in efforts to expand its own artificial intelligence-powered user identification technology.

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Rumor: Apple to launch 'AirPods 2' on March 29, discontinue original AirPods model

03/01/2019, 03:03 am

An unsubstantiated rumor claims Apple's original AirPods wireless earbuds will reach end of life status in late March, with a successor model slated to hit store shelves immediately thereafter.

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Apple confirms layoff of 190 people from self-driving car project

02/27/2019, 05:02 pm

Apple on Wednesday confirmed plans to lay off 190 people from its self-driving car project, known as Project Titan, namely from facilities in Santa Clara and Sunnyvale, Calif.

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Sleep tracking and monitoring coming to Apple Watch in 2020

02/26/2019, 07:02 am

Apple is reportedly testing sleep monitoring in an employee focus group, and appears poised to add the feature to the Apple Watch in 2020.

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Intel officials believe that ARM Macs could come as soon as 2020

02/21/2019, 02:02 pm

While a possible shift to an A-series processor in a Mac has been rumored for some time, a new report claims that Intel is certain that it is coming, and soon.

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Apple's safety report for 'Project Titan' testing comes in at just 7 pages

02/20/2019, 05:02 pm

Apple on Wednesday released a voluntary safety report for its self-driving car project, significant mainly for how little the company is willing to share.

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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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