Apple's 'most complicated product' is heading for launch, says analyst

Apple will likely announce its mixed-reality headset in January 2023, according to tech analyst and Apple-watcher Ming-Chi Kuo. Kuo made the prediction as part of an analysis of the wider virtual-reality (VR) headset market, and said Apple's kit will be a "game changer" that causes competitors to mimic it as they play catch-up. The device will also give a boost to demand for immersive gaming and multimedia entertainment.
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New larger Apple HomePod launching in 2023

Apple stopped selling its larger HomePod back in March of last year, at the moment it only offers the HomePod Mini and now we have details on a new larger HomePod. According to a recent report by Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman, Apple will be launching an updated version of the original HomePod in 2023.
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Don't buy an Apple Watch Series 3 in 2022

AppleInsider is supported by its audience and may earn commission as an Amazon Associate and affiliate partner on qualifying purchases. These affiliate partnerships do not influence our editorial content. — If you're in the market for a new Apple Watch, there are plenty of reasons why you should avoid theApple Watch Series 3 and very few good reasons to actually buy one.

What to expect from Apple in the second half of 2022?

Apple's WWDC 2022 was jam-packed with announcements, including iOS 16 with the new lock screen, two new MacBooks with the second-generation M-series chip, and a major update for the Watch. With the software-focused event now out of the way, Apple's attention has now turned to launch a number of hardware products, including the iPhone 14 series, new M2-powered Macs and MacBooks, AirPods Pro 2, three new Apple Watch models, and much more. Here's everything you should expect from Apple in the second half of 2022:
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iPhone 14 vs iPhone 14 Max: differences, expectations, predictions

For the past couple of years, Apple has made it a habit to launch a total of 4 new iPhones every September — two "regular" models and two bearing the "Pro" moniker. Thus far, the non-Pro variants had a regular-sized iPhone and a mini. However, all reports point to the iPhone 14 series dropping the mini model. Instead. we will get an iPhone 14 and iPhone 14 Max, then an iPhone 14 Pro and 14 Pro Max.

Apple HomePod upgrade and updated Apple TV devices could be on the way

A report from Mark Gurman for Bloomberg suggests that Apple will release a new HomePod next year. The new HomePod, code-named B620, will have the same S8 chip used to power the next generation of Apple Watches. This processor is expected to have identical specifications to the S7 and S6 variants; it is currently unclear how its performance could differ from the A8 chip used for the first HomePod.

I spent weeks with macOS Ventura — here are the hits and misses

MacOS’s latest annual update, Ventura, is here. We took its developer beta for a spin and tested out the best new features. When you boot into macOS Ventura, Apple’s latest annual update for the Mac, you’ll be hard-pressed to tell it apart from its predecessor. And the lack of a new landscape backdrop this year doesn’t help. Dig deeper, however, and you’ll soon discover plenty of upgrades.

Base Model 13-Inch M2 MacBook Pro SSD Is 50% Slower Than M1 Model

You'll need to spend $200 more to get storage as fast as the M1 MacBook Pro. The new 13-inch MacBook Pro with an M2 chip has a storage speed problem, which can only be fixed by spending an extra $200. As MacRumors reports(Opens in a new window), multiple tests of...

Facebook Watch Pulled From Apple TV

Facebook Watch is no longer available on Apple TV. A recent app update appears to have ditched the smart television platform, which let folks view Facebook videos and live streams. "Facebook updated the Facebook Watch app on Apple TV 4K with a new logo," one user wrote in a MacRumors...

Golden Apple Award Winners: Class of 2022

In the Golden Apple Grand Finale Special, all nine teachers were invited to the WISH-TV Studios for a celebration of their achievements. One teacher was also honored as the Grand Finale Winner, receiving $1,000 and a glass trophy.

New Apple Leak Reveals iPhone 14 Battery Surprise

06/27 Update below. This post was originally published on June 25. Apple's iPhone 14 design changes leaked months ago, but speculation around their performance has proved much more controversial. And now a new leak has set tongues wagging about their battery life. Shared by credible industry insider ShrimpApplePro, a new...