For the past several months, rumors have provided a glimpse of what to expect at Apple’s special event on Wednesday. Now, we may know of at least one category that won’t see any stage time tomorrow.
The Verge, citing a source close to the situation, reports that Apple does not plan to announce any new hardware from its Beats subsidiary at its „Gather Round“ event at Steve Jobs Theater on Wednesday. The only new headphones expected are an updated pair of AirPods with „Hey Siri“ support.
If the report is accurate, that means Apple fans should keep their expectations low for any new Beats headphones, or a lower-priced HomePod [...]
Apple has announced that it will repair any Mac, iPhone, Apple Watch, iPad, iPod, or Thunderbolt Display directly damaged by heavy rains in Japan in July, free of charge, so long as the product is actually repairable.
Affected customers can contact Apple by dialing 0120-27753-5 to arrange for pick up of any eligible products through the end of September, according to a notice on Apple’s website spotted by Japanese blog Mac Otakara.
Apple will service the damaged products free of charge and then return them to customers, although there may be delays, as delivery services by courier companies are suspended in some areas due to damage from the floodwaters. [...]
Apple’s smart home platform, HomeKit, has grown significantly since its 2015 launch, and there are now dozens of HomeKit products on the market that include everything from lights and smart outlets to thermostats, fans, cameras, and locks.
There are so many HomeKit products available that you can essentially outfit an entire house with smart accessories, but it can be tough to figure out the best HomeKit products if you’re new to the ecosystem. In our latest YouTube video, we’ve rounded up several of our favorite HomeKit products.
Subscribe to the MacRumors YouTube channel for more videos. Our video encompasses several product categories, [...]
Earlier this week, Apple confirmed it will release an all-new Mac Pro in 2019, as a bid of reassurance to its professional customers who have waited over four years for the company’s high-end workstation to be updated.
Apple still sells a handful of other major products that haven’t been updated in between three and six years, however, and unlike the Mac Pro, it has remained silent about any future updates. We’ve outlined those products below.AirPort Extreme
Days Since Last Major Release: June 10, 2013 / 1,758 days ago
Apple hasn’t refreshed its lineup of AirPort base stations in around five to six years. The high-end AirPort [...]