Apple is also releasing a leather sleeve for its laptops coming in Saddle Brown, Midnight Blue and Black.
Blackmagic’s eGPU will work with Thunderbolt 3-based Apple computers running MacOS 10.13.5 or later, including MacBook Pro computers from 2016 and later, the 2017 iMac and the iMac Pro. According to Apple, the 15-inch model is up to 70% faster and the 13-inch model two times faster than earlier models. Both will naturally lack Apple’s iconic home button. That’s right, Apple just pulled the plug on the 2015 MacBook Pro, which happened to be my favorite system in Apple’s lineup.
Other new products could include Apple Watch updates with larger displays (1.57-inch and 1.78-inch screens) with enhanced heart rate detection. Customers can download DaVinci Resolve 15 now free of charge from the Blackmagic Design website for the best editing, color correction, audio post and visual effects solution available.
Upgraded Apple Watch models with the first redesign since it launched in 2014. Additionally it directly supports Apple Metal for increased performance in apps that support it.
Mac mini – Kuo didn’t have a lot of information to share on the Mac mini, but he says a processor upgrade is expected. Apple continues to insist that only a very small percentage of keyboards fail due to small bits of grit and dust getting stuck in keys (though it made a fix warranty extension program all the same), and I know many people who have run into just this problem with their keyboards. Those Thunderbolt 3 connectors on the 13-inch and 15-inch models can support up to two 5K displays.
The leak came from a source within Samsung Display, the sole OLED supplier for the upcoming iPhones. There are also some smaller new features. However, the new models still use a butterfly keyboard, and those who find them uncomfortable to type on will likely be sad to learn of the retirement of the only non-butterfly MacBook Pro option.
This could be the first time Apple has cancelled a phone model since the iPhone 5C in 2014. It feels like after years Apple has finally paid heed to the needs of prosumers and given them what just they need.
Updated AirPods. Bloomberg reported that the updated model could have noise cancellation and water resistance.
Kuo had no new updates for upcoming iPhone models.