Second-generation AirPods tipped to ship in early 2019 with health tracking features

The second generation of Apple’s AirPods will arrive in the first half of 2019, according to supply chain sources, with the wearable devices expected to include health tracking functionality that will make them more attractive in the overall wearables market. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

Kuo: Apple to ship >75 million new iPhones this year, mostly XR and XS Max, new Watch proving popular

Apple announced its flagship iPhone lineup of iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, and iPhone XR to a generally mixed reception. Ming-Chi Kuo says that the XS preorders are ‘lackluster’, but believes in the strength of XS Max demand and the iPhone XR launch in October. He also noted that TF Industries are raising estimates for […]

First MacBook Pro with Touch Bar orders ship, deliver as soon as Monday

Apple has now started shipping the first new MacBook Pro with Touch Bar orders with the delivery notifications indicating that the laptops will arrive in people’s hands as soon as Monday, November 14. Several 9to5Mac readers and others online report receiving shipping notifications from Apple and or UPS, as pictured above and below. All shipped orders […]

iPhone 7 Again Said to Ship With Lightning-to-3.5mm Headphone Dongle

With just over six weeks remaining until Apple is expected to unveil the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, leaked photos and rumors surrounding the smartphones are starting to become clear and consistent. Deutsche Bank is the latest group to add its expectations to the mix, issuing a research note obtained by Business Insider that […]

iPhone 7 Rumored to Ship With Standard 3.5mm EarPods and Lightning Adapter

Apple’s iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus will be manufactured without a 3.5mm headphone jack, leading to speculation about the accessories that will be included alongside the two devices. Lightning-equipped EarPods and wireless EarPods are two rumors that have been bandied about, but a new report from Japanese site Mac Otakara suggests Apple may ship […]

iPhone 7 May Ship With Lightning-Connected EarPods, New Wireless Earphones Also Under Development

Apple’s upcoming iPhone 7 is rumored to feature a thinner body with no headphone jack, with Apple instead planning to rely on the Lightning port and Bluetooth as ways to connect headphones to the device. It was not clear if Apple would continue to ship EarPods along with the iPhone 7, and whether those EarPods […]