Apple simply despatched out invitations for its newest — and final — huge occasion of 2020. Set for 10 a.m. PST on November 10, the “One Extra Factor” occasion will virtually definitely deal with the long-awaited arrival of Apple silicon Macs. The large occasion will, naturally, be online-only — because it appears all huge tech exhibits shall be for the foreseeable future.
The transfer towards digital occasions amid the COVID-19 shutdown has afforded firms the power to interrupt these highlight occasions up greater than in previous years. In any case, merely asking reporters and analysts to tune right into a livestream is a a lot smaller elevate. As such, the corporate has taken benefit, with three occasions in fast succession. The primary targeted on the brand new Apple Watch and iPads, the second iPhones and now it appears inevitable that Apple goes to show its consideration to the Mac.
The present will probably see the long-awaited launch date for macOS Huge Sur, together with the disclosing of Macs constructed across the firm’s precedence ARM-based processors. Again at WWDC in late-June, the corporate took the bizarre step of asserting the expertise’s arrival well-ahead of its launch date, so as to get builders on board with the shift, previous to retail availability. Till now, nonetheless, the expertise has been restricted to the realm of growth kits.
“From the start, the Mac has all the time embraced huge modifications to remain on the forefront of private computing. Right now we’re asserting our transition to Apple silicon, making this a historic day for the Mac,” Tim Cook dinner stated in the course of the announcement. “With its highly effective options and industry-leading efficiency, Apple silicon will make the Mac stronger and extra succesful than ever.” It appears we’ll lastly see what all of which means subsequent week.
Current rumors have pointed to a brand new model of the MacBook Air set for a This fall 2020 arrival. Redesigned variations of the MacBook Professional and iMac are additionally reportedly within the works. The early November occasion can also be, notably, Apple’s final likelihood to get merchandise introduced forward of the vacation season. As such, it definitely appears doable we may see another long-rumored merchandise arrive, together with its Tile-like AirTags monitoring machine and over-ear AirPods Studio headphones.
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