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Mass production of Apple’s rumored AR/VR headset may have been pushed back to the end of 2022

There are some devices and features still swirling in the rumor mill that Apple has yet to actually announce. While we can officially strike out "a MacBook with a notch," we are still waiting for things like Apple's big push into augmented reality and/or virtual reality hardware. The company laid the groundwork with ARKit years ago, and, ever since, there has been an expectation that a headset is soon to follow. But, as the wait continues, legendary analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has some bad news for the hopefuls out there.

Apple’s rumored AR/VR headset will reportedly need a connection to an iPhone, or similar device, to work

While the rumor mill has gone relatively quiet regarding the augmented reality and/or virtual reality headset Apple is supposedly working on as of late, it hasn't completely died down just yet. Today, we get word that the upcoming wearable might not be a standalone unit as some rumors have suggested in the past. It may need a direct connection to one of Apple's other devices to work.