Apple’s apparent final hardware launch for 2022 is here with the latest Apple TV 4K. It looks like we won’t see a Mac update until early next year.
However, we have a little more on our calendars before the end of the year. This includes the holiday shopping season and software updates such as iOS 16.2. These bring many new features and improvements that will be released in a month or so. This week also saw rumors about future products such as the iPhone 15 and iPhone SE 4.
iOS 16.2 is expected to release in mid-December and comes with some new features
After an early beta of iOS 16.2 and related updates were seeded last week, now, Estimated timeframe for general availabilityWhen bloomberg‘s Mark Gurman indicates it will be available in mid-December.
update will bring lots of new features Including live activity integration for select sports games via the built-in TV app, a new sleep widget for the iPhone lock screen, a new Freeform collaboration app on iPhone, iPad, and Mac, and more.
Gurman: Apple won’t release new Macs for the rest of 2022
Previous rumors suggested we could see some Mac updates before the end of the year, but that no longer appears to be the case. bloomberg‘s Mark Gurman talks about the latest Mac models such as the MacBook Pro, Mac mini, and Mac Pro. Will not appear until at least Q1 2023.
This claim is consistent with comments from Apple CFO Luca Maestri. Earnings conference call last week He said it was Apple’s “product line-up set” for the holiday season, and Mac sales were significant year-on-year decrease in the current quarter.
Kuo: iPhone 15 Pro model will have solid-state buttons and 3 Taptic Engines
Volume and power buttons on next year’s iPhone 15 model It may no longer be a mechanical button According to analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, it may move to a solid-state design.
Similar to the home button on iPhone 7 and newer models with Touch ID, the physical side button click on future models may be replaced with haptic feedback using two additional Taptic Engines.
The change comes as Apple moves to USB-C ports instead of Lightning on next year’s iPhone models, marking the first physical connector change in over a decade.
Apple TV 4K 2022 review: Faster, more affordable with HDR10+ support and USB-C remote, but few changes
Apple’s final product announcement for 2022 will be the third-generation Apple TV 4K this week, ahead of Friday’s announcement. Reviews from various media publications and YouTubers hit the webwe did too Our own simple unpacking and practice In a new box on the release date.
The new Apple TV is a modest update, but it offers faster performance, HDR10+ support, a remote USB-C charging port, and a slim, lightweight, fanless design. Most importantly, it comes with a low price tag.
Apple Not Finalizing iPhone SE 4 Display Details, Considering 5.7-Inch To 6.1-Inch OLED And LCD Screens
Apple’s budget iPhone SE continues to be based on the old design, with its home button and large top and bottom display bezels, but the next version, due out in 2024, will include: A significant upgrade from the current 4.7-inch display.
Exactly what that upgrade entails hasn’t been decided yet, but display analyst Ross Young said this week that Apple is considering options that include a 6.1-inch OLED display and either a 5.7-inch or 6.1-inch LCD display. I’m claiming
Apple sells refurbished M2 MacBook Air models
Just months after its July launch, the M2 MacBook Air model It all started when it appeared in Apple’s online store for refurbished products..
The store offers a discount of about 10% compared to new prices, and Apple refurbished products go through an exhaustive refurbishment process that makes them nearly identical to new units. Refurbished items are also covered by AppleCare, the same he’s covered by his 1-year standard warranty and his 14-day return policy.
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