Mark your calendars! Apple has formally introduced that it will likely be holding a media occasion on Wednesday, September 7, the place we’re anticipating to see the iPhone 14 and extra bulletins. The uncharacteristically early official announcement two weeks forward of time could also be on account of this marking the return of standalone in-person media occasions for the primary time in nearly three years.
Different information this week included affirmation from Apple that iPadOS 16 has been delayed a bit and won’t launch alongside iOS 16 subsequent month, an growth of Apple’s Self Restore Program to the Mac, and contemporary rumors concerning the iPhone 14 lineup and upcoming MacBook Professional fashions, so learn on for particulars on these tales and extra!
Apple Proclaims September 7 Occasion With ‘Far Out’ Tagline
Apple this week introduced that it will likely be holding an in-person occasion on Wednesday, September 7 at Steve Jobs Theater. As typical, the occasion is anticipated to revolve round new iPhone 14 and Apple Watch Collection 8 fashions, and we must always get launch dates for iOS 16 and watchOS 9.
Rumors recommend Apple plans to launch quite a few gadgets by the tip of the 12 months, together with new fashions of the iPad, iPad Professional, Mac mini, Mac Professional, Apple TV, AirPods Professional, and extra, so there’s at all times an opportunity that not less than one or two of those merchandise additionally will get introduced on the September occasion.
Apple can be anticipated to carry an October occasion this 12 months, so it ought to be a busy fall season for the corporate as typical.
Apple Confirms iPadOS 16 is Delayed and Will Launch as iPadOS 16.1
Following a report from Bloomberg‘s Mark Gurman that claimed iPadOS 16 shall be launched in October, Apple has confirmed that the software program replace will in truth be launched later than typical.
As a substitute of iPadOS 16.0, Apple mentioned the replace shall be launched as iPadOS 16.1 sooner or later after the discharge of iOS 16 for the iPhone.
iOS 16 continues to be anticipated to be launched for the iPhone in September as typical.
Apple Expands Self Service Restore Program to MacBook Air and MacBook Professional
Apple this week expanded its Self Service Restore program to MacBook Air and MacBook Professional fashions geared up with the M1 collection of chips, offering prospects within the U.S. with entry to pick components, manuals, and instruments to finish do-it-yourself repairs.
Whereas this system’s growth is nice information for the right-to-repair motion, restore web site iFixit mentioned this system truly manages to make MacBooks “appear much less repairable.”
Pictures Allegedly Present Actual iPhone 14 Professional Show Cutouts and Standing Bar Gadgets
With the iPhone 14 Professional show anticipated to realize a brand new pill-and-hole-punch design reasonably than a notch, it appears to be like like there shall be some adjustments to how iOS handles the entrance digital camera system on the brand new fashions.
Leaked images and screenshots recommend the mobile/Wi-Fi/battery indicators within the standing bar will transfer barely down and to the fitting to higher line up with the brand new digital camera system design.
New 14-Inch and 16-Inch MacBook Professional Anticipated to Enter Mass Manufacturing This 12 months
New 14-inch and 16-inch MacBook Professional fashions will enter mass manufacturing within the fourth quarter of 2022, in response to Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo.
In a tweet, Kuo mentioned the brand new 14-inch and 16-inch MacBook Professional fashions should still have chips primarily based on TSMC’s newest 5nm course of on condition that TSMC’s monetary steering indicated that the corporate is not going to start to obtain income from 3nm chip manufacturing till 2023.
iPhone Mini Followers: What to Look Out for When the iPhone 14 Fashions Launch
Whereas rumors recommend there will not be an iPhone 14 mini this 12 months, on account of lackluster gross sales of the iPhone 12 mini and iPhone 13 mini, followers of Apple’s smaller 5.4-inch smartphone will nonetheless have choices.
Try our article on what iPhone mini followers ought to look out for following the iPhone 14 launch for an outline of buy choices going ahead, together with the third-generation iPhone SE and extra.
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