It’s been rumored for quite some time, but now it’s finally officially official. Apple has just announced a new event for this month.
Apple has hosted a lot of media events this year, with the all-digital efforts showcasing all the new stuff the company is releasing this year. Just last month we had the iPhone 12 event, where Apple said “Hi, speed” and introduced the iPhone 12, iPhone 12 mini, iPhone 12 Pro, and the iPhone 12 Pro Max. Before that, September’s event gave us a brand new iPad Air and an eighth-generation iPad. Now, for November, it’s probably all about the Mac.
Apple told us all back in June that the company would launch its first Apple Silicon Mac before the end of 2020, and it looks like the company is going to keep to that time table. The company just announced another media event for Tuesday, November 10, 2020. The event will start at 10:00 AM PST/1:00 PM EST, and it will take place within Apple Park.
So, what’s possible at this November event?
Apple Silicon Mac
The safe bet is the first Apple Silicon Mac, which Apple teased back at this year’s Worldwide Developers Conference back in June. This Mac will be the official transition away from Intel, as Apple develops an ARM-based processor for its computer lineup for the first time. It’s the same strategy the company has used for devices like the iPhone and iPad.
With the transition to Apple Silicon, the company says the new Macs will be more power efficient and offer improved overall performance. That’s due to the integration of hardware and software, benefits that Apple reaps with the iPhone and its other products that follow the same strategy. This also means universal apps will be more accessible across platforms.
There has been plenty fo confusion and rumors regarding which Mac will be the first to introduce Apple Silicon to the market. Some have said it will be an iMac of some size. Others have suggested it will be a MacBook Air. Still, additional rumors have said Apple could bring back the 12-inch MacBook, and others believe a new MacBook Pro could be the first.
We don’t have long to wait to find out.
But wait, there could be more
There are other candidates for new product arrivals.
What about the oft-rumored over-ear headphones that Apple has been working on for quite some time, reportedly called AirPods Studio? These headphones have been rumored for quite some time now, and they were previously expected to be announced earlier this year. However, that obviously hasn’t happened yet.
So, it’s possible that Apple could launch its new over-ear headphones at this November event, too. These headphones are said to come in a couple different variants, and the price tag could start at $349. They will reportedly have a retro design, and they will have Apple’s Active Noise Cancellation feature as well.
One of the other new products that have been rumored for months now is AirTags. These Tile-like tracking devices are small and round in design, and meant to help you keep tabs on your products like an iPhone, a bag, your keys, and other products. When AirTags launch, it will rely on the Find My app to track the accessories.
It’s possible Apple has other products to announce too, things that haven’t been rumored up to this point. That’s not as likely, but we don’t have long to wait to find out either way.
Are you looking forward to seeing what the first Apple Silicon Mac has to offer?