March is coming soon, which means that we will release Apple products for the first time in 2021, because the company often launches a large number of products in March or April each year. We hear rumors about MacBook Pro, iMac, AirPods and other products, although many of these products will be released at different times of the year.
I also saw macOS updates this week to resolve major issues with some of the latest MacBook Pro models when connected to certain USB-C hubs and docking stations, and our photographer Dan Barbera once again paid attention to the MagSafe released with the iPhone 12. Leather wallet. Role model. Read on to get all the details!
New MacBook Pro models with HDMI ports and SD card readers are expected to launch later this year
Last month, well-known analyst Guo Ming- said that Apple plans to launch new 14-inch and 16-inch MacBook Pro models in the second half of this year. These models will be equipped with brighter Mini-LED displays and flat-top new design. At the bottom, return additional ports and MagSafe charging cables, as well as physical function keys instead of the Touch Bar.
This week, Kuo gave a more detailed description of these additional ports, claiming that these two new MacBook Pro models will be equipped with at least one HDMI port and an SD card reader.
If these rumors spread, this may be one of the most significant overhauls on the MacBook Pro, and many fan favorite features will reappear. Given that the performance of the M1 chip in low-end machines such as MacBook Air and the basic model 13-inch MacBook Pro has been impressive, there are also many expectations for the next generation of Apple silicon chips.
The Mini-LED backlight can be extended to the new 12.9-inch iPad Pro, which is rumored to be released in March at the earliest.
In 2021, the iMac is said to have five colors, and the Apple Silicon Mac Pro is similar to the “stacked” Mac Mini
According to Front Page Tech leaker Jon Prosser (Jon Prosser), Apple’s next-generation iMac will be available in the same colors as the latest iPad Air, including silver, space gray, green, sky blue and rose gold.
BloombergMark Gurman previously reported that the new iMac will be redesigned, with a narrower frame, no metal chin under the display, and a rear shell similar to Apple’s high-end Pro Display XDR. This will be the first redesign of an all-in-one desktop computer since 2012.
Gorman also reported that Apple is developing a smaller version of the Mac Pro with Apple’s silicon chips, and Prosser this week claimed that the machine will look like a stack of three to four Mac minis. The design may be reminiscent of the Power Mac G4 Cube released in 2000.
The third-generation AirPods may be shown in the leaked image
There are rumors that Apple will release the third-generation AirPods later this year, and pictures of the headset and its charging case allegedly surfaced on the Chinese website this week. 52 audio.
The new AirPods are expected to adopt the design cues of the AirPods Pro because it has a smaller stem and silicone earplugs, but it is reported that they will lack high-end features such as active noise reduction, so the price is lower. The current AirPods with a wired charging box is priced at $159, with a wireless charging box at $199, and the retail price of AirPods Pro is $249.
Japanese website Mac Otakara It was previously claimed that the second-generation AirPods Pro is also planned to be released in April. Apple’s goal is to eliminate the bottom protrusion of the second AirPods Pro, thereby making the second-generation AirPods Pro more compact, thereby achieving a more compact design, such as Google’s Pixel Buds. BloombergIt’s Mark Gurman.
Apple released macOS Big Sur 11.2.2 to prevent MacBook from being damaged by third-party incompatible docks
A new macOS Big Sur 11.2.2 software update has been released for Mac users, which prevents connecting 2019 or later MacBook Pro and 2020 or later MacBook Air models to certain third parties, no Compatible active USB-C can cause damage according to Apple.
After Mac users connected the USB-C hub and docking station to their computers, there have been many reports on Reddit, which caused the computer to not work properly. Soon after connecting the docking station, the affected Mac computer appeared to be blank and unresponsive. Many users who are experiencing problems are using hubs and docking stations that are not purchased from well-known companies.
The new “macOS Big Sur 11.2.2” update can be downloaded for free on all eligible Macs using the “Software Update” section of “System Preferences”.
Revisit Apple’s MagSafe leather wallet after 3 months
On our YouTube channel this week, Mcrums Photographer Dan Barbera revisited the Apple MagSafe wallet for iPhone 12 after using the accessory for 12 months. After using this accessory, the impression was even better.
Dan initially disliked the MagSafe wallet because he found that the magnetic connection of the wallet was weak and it could easily fall off the iPhone when putting the device in his pocket, but he learned to adjust it in a better way for himself usage habit.
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