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Apple Announces ‘Spring Loaded’ Special Event on April 20

Image credit: @briantong Apple has officially announced it will be holding a special event on April 20, 2021. The event comes with the tagline, ‘Spring Loaded’. Start dissecting that event invite image, folks. Earlier today, Apple's Siri leaked that a special event was slated for April 20, and now it has come true. The event...

Apple Confirms M1 Macs Do Not Support eGPUs

After Apple fans noticed the lack of eGPU support for the new M1 Macs announced today, people were wondering if it was a typo or an actual omission. Apple has now confirmed to TechCrunch M1 system on a chip (SoC) Macs will not support external graphics processing units (eGPUs). It’s unclear why this is the...

Apple Shares ‘Behind the Mac–Greatness’ Video from Special Event

This is Apple’s video, 'Behind the Mac — Greatness’, shown at today’s Mac special event: This film celebrates the brilliant minds making greatness behind the Mac — Kendrick Lamar, Gloria Steinem, Billie Eilish, RuPaul, Tarana Burke, Spike Lee, Stephen Colbert, Takashi Murakami, and Saul Perlmutter, whose participation honors SMASH.org http://smash.org/, which is developing the next...

Apple’s ‘One More Thing’ Surprise Brings Back the ‘I’m a PC’ Guy [VIDEO]

Apple’s special event for its M1 Mac lineup today ended with yet another ‘one more thing’ moment—the return of the ‘I’m a PC’ guy, from the company’s popular ‘Get a Mac’ advertising campaign from 2006 to 2009. https://youtu.be/5AwdkGKmZ0I?t=2858 The ‘I’m a PC’ character is played by John Hodgman, who returns in 2020 and looks exactly...

You Can Now Watch Apple’s M1 Mac Event Replay on YouTube [VIDEO]

Apple’s November Mac event ‘One More Thing’ is now available on YouTube and the web. With pre-recorded Apple events due to COVID-19, these event replays are going online faster than ever before. https://youtu.be/5AwdkGKmZ0I The 50-minute presentation unveiled the company’s M1 chip, its first Apple Silicon for Mac, which is now available in the 13-inch MacBook...

Apple Announces October 13 Special Event for iPhone 12

Apple has announced it will hold a special event on Tuesday, October 13, where it is expected to launch its new 5G iPhone 12 line up. The event is titled, "Hi, Speed", suggesting faster wireless as the devices are said to include 5G networking for the first time. https://twitter.com/viticci/status/1313510136099540999 The Apple event logo also has...

Here are Apple’s 2020 September Event Product Videos [WATCH]

Apple announced new products on Tuesday at its “Time Flies” September special virtual event, which focused on Apple Watch and iPad. For September, Apple graced us with Apple Watch Series 6, Apple Watch SE, an all-new iPad Air and eighth-generation iPad. Below are all the product videos showing within their online presentation, that normally would...

Apple Watch Edition Ceramic Axed, Titanium Gets $60 Price Increase

When Apple releases new products, existing product lines usually get shaken up as well. One change is the removal of the Apple Watch Edition Ceramic case in white from Apple’s online store, with the launch of Series 6 today. Last year, the Apple Watch Edition Series 5 was available in white Ceramic, but that option...

Apple One Plans Will Save You Up to $32/month in Canada

As expected, Apple today announced Apple One plans, which are subscription bundles offering one price for a variety of Apple services. Apple One bundle plans were launch in Canada and beyond this fall, offering Individual, Family, and Premier tiers (where available). According to Apple's website, the Individual plan at $15.95 CAD "offers a savings of...

Apple Watch Series 6 Gets U1 Ultra Wideband Chip, Joining iPhone 11 Models

During Apple’s presentation of the new Apple Watch Series 6, the company didn’t have time to explain every feature, just the highlights in its jam-packed one-hour virtual event. One major feature of Apple Watch Series 6 didn’t mention was the addition of the company’s U1 ultra wideband chip for spatial awareness, which first debuted in...

iOS 14 Release Date: September 16 in Canada and Beyond [u]

Update Sept. 16: The new iOS 14 release date time and window will now apparently start at 11:30AM PT/2:30PM ET. At the end of Apple’s special event today, CEO Tim Cook announced the release dates for iOS 14, iPadOS 14, watchOS 7 and tvOS 14: Wednesday, September 16, 2020. Cook said these new updates would...