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Apple may launch OLED MacBook Air and iPad Pro models in 2024

Any given year, there are a variety of different rumors swirling around at any given time regarding upcoming products from Apple. But this year, and especially right now, it certainly feels like the rumor mill is bursting at the seams regarding devices the company is working on. Especially in the laptop category.

Apple may adopt two-stack OLED displays in future iPad Pro and MacBook Pro models

A still from Apple's event video showing software chief Craig Federighi opening the lid of a MacBook Air

Apple's transition to displays with mini-LED technology is only an interesting one if you follow the rumor mill. If you do, then you know that the expectation is that Apple, at some point in the relatively near future, is going to make another transition in its display technology usage. This one will be to OLED, a technology that a lot of people have been demanding for quite some time.

AlwaysOnMusic: An always-on display for iPhones when music is playing

Apple didn’t introduce always-on display (AOD) functionality with its iPhone 13 lineup this year as many had expected them to do. Fortunately, one advantage to jailbreaking these days is that you can enjoy an always-on display experience on your current iPhone without waiting for Apple to get their bleep together.

In fact, a newly released and free jailbreak tweak dubbed AlwaysOnMusic by iOS developer Jez takes a new and rather exciting approach to always-on display functionality for anyone who enjoys using their iPhone for music consumption.

ShortLook jailbreak tweak goes free ahead of planned Dynastic Repo shutdown

Just under a week ago, the Dynastic Repo repository announced a planned shutdown that would occur sometime next year. Dynastic Repo also noted that it would roll out an archival program that would continue hosting existing tweaks and let users download those tweaks that are already hosted there. Free tweaks would be enrolled in the archival program automatically, while paid tweaks would either need to opt-in to it or move to another repository altogether.

The announcement also included an excerpt pertaining specifically to the popular paid ShortLook jailbreak tweak, which was created by several developers associated with Dynastic Repo including Ayden Panhuyzen, Jamie Bishop, and José Hernandez. Given the upcoming archival program, those developers decided that ShortLook would be made free inline with the upcoming changes. Interestingly enough, however, ShortLook went free much sooner than expected…