TF Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo in a note to investors on Tuesday reported stronger than expected demand for the tech giant's major device lines, including high-end iPhone 12 Pro and iPhone 12 Pro Max models.
Apple has allegedly started to roll out a tool to Apple Stores that can perform an initial test on AirPods before being fully serviced, one that can determine if a loss of sound quality is a genuine fault or caused by dirt buildup.
Apple's second fall special event, "Hi, Speed," has been announced , and is expected to feature new "iPhone 12" models alongside some other products. Here's what Apple could offer up during the presentation.
Jon Prosser claims that Apple is delaying "AirTags" to March 2021, and that while the "AirPods Studio" headphones will not be launched in October, they are due soon and pricing will start at $350, with a $599 luxury model possible.
A future control system for Apple devices like Apple Glass could consist of finger-mounted "smart rings" with research suggesting that charging the peripherals could be accomplished with an enclosure similar to the AirPods charging case attached to a VR headset.
The "AirPods Studio" will contain the U1 chip, according to a prominent leaker, with the wireless chip capable of giving the rumored personal audio device extra features, such as determining how the headphones are being worn.
Just one day before Apple is set to reveal new products as part of its "Time Flies" special event, prolific leaker Jon Prosser has offered more details of what to expect for "AirTags," including renders of what it will look like.