It’s been a busy few months for Apple, regardless of the continuing pandemic. After internet hosting digital occasions for new iPads after which new iPhones, the corporate immediately introduced it is going to be internet hosting a “One More Thing” occasion on November 10 at 10:00AM PST.
“One more thing” is an iconic phrase for Apple, typically utilized by Steve Jobs when asserting an vital or shock new product. This time round, we all know a minimum of a few of what to anticipate: Apple‘s first Macs constructed by itself ARM-based processors. The Macs will share their basic structure with iPhones and iPads, and promise better efficiency per watt than Intel-based processors.
The corporate introduced the so-called ‘Apple Silicon‘ CPUs again at WWDC in June, and stated its first ARM-based Macs can be revealed this 12 months. It’s additionally truthful to imagine that we’ll lastly get a launch date for macOS Big Sur on the occasion, provided that’s what the brand new Macs will likely be operating.
Although Apple doesn’t say what sorts of units we’ll be seeing on the occasion, a MacBook, a minimum of, is a reasonably secure guess. Apple‘s AR invitations alluded to a laptop computer being on the occasion:
That is tremendous cool. The Apple occasion emblem in AR resembles opening and shutting a MacBook.
A brand new MacBook powered by Apple Silicon is coming. pic.twitter.com/R6pIpJTWPC
— Neil Cybart (@neilcybart) November 2, 2020
Whereas one may assume Apple would need to begin small with the brand new processors, a report by Bloomberg suggests the corporate plans to introduce a minimum of three laptops: 13 and 16-inch MacBook Professionals, in addition to a 13-inch MacBook Air. These will use variants of the A14 chip within the newest iPhones.
The report additionally says the corporate is already engaged on a brand new Mac Professional and iMac to reach at a later date, though it’s not clear if these will likely be teased on the occasion. We’ll discover out extra come subsequent Tuesday; you’ll be capable of watch the stay stream from Apple’s website.
Printed November 2, 2020 — 22:00 UTC