In this week’s top stories: Apple’s upcoming MacBook Pro with OLED touchscreen, the latest iPhone 7 leaks, Apple Watch 2 reports, and much more.
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We kick things off this week with a handful of new reports regrading the much rumored MacBook Pro refresh expected to arrive later this year. We noted the new device is expected to integrate Touch ID functionality into its power button, and other details emerged about the thinner MacBook Pro expected to introduce a new OLED touch panel in its keyboard.
We move onto the latest iPhone 7 leaks with yet more alleged component leaks confirming previously rumored details about the device. And we finish off with Apple’s iOS, watchOS, and macOS beta releases, a couple Apple Watch 2 reports, and this week’s top videos with Jeff’s hands-on with new iOS 10 beta 5 features and changes.
- New MacBooks expected to feature Touch ID power button as well as OLED touch-panel
- New MacBook Pros: thinner but not wedge-shaped; bigger trackpad, AMD graphics option
- How will Apple’s rumored MacBook Pro OLED touch screen work?
- Poll: With device convergence, has the time now come to make a touchscreen MacBook Pro?
iPhone 7 |
- More chassis and components leaks point to Space Black iPhone 7 color
- Your daily iPhone 7 shots, these ones in high-res [U: Screen assemblies too]
- Alleged iPhone 7 assembly schematics seem to kill hope for dual-speakers & more
- Report reaffirms iPhone 7 design, cameras, haptic Home button, no headphone jack
- More evidence of all-glass iPhone next year as Foxconn develops glass casing
- Spigen & Olixar iPhone 7 cases available for pre-order as other companies relabel existing cases
iOS 10 | macOS
- Apple issues iOS 10 & watchOS 3 beta 5 to developers
- Apple issues iOS 10 beta 4 for developers, here’s everything new
- macOS 10.12 Sierra beta 5 now available to developers via the Mac App Store
Apple Watch 2 |
- New Apple Watch 2 coming late 2016 with GPS, better waterproofing & improved performance
- Apple Watch availability continues to deplete ahead of upcoming refresh
- Google killing Flash by having Chrome default to HTML5 by end of the year
- How to watch live Rio 2016 Olympics streams on iPhone, iPad & Apple TV (and in VR)
- Pokémon Go update allows users to change nicknames, replaces ‘Nearby’ with ‘Sightings’
- Comment: Microsoft just demonstrated why Apple was right to stand up to the FBI
- In new interviews, Eddy Cue explains why Apple launched a public beta for iOS, as Tim Cook outlines future
This week’s top videos |
- Hands-on: New iOS 10 beta 5 features + changes [Video]
- Review: Razer Mechanical Keyboard Case for 12.9″ iPad Pro
Happy Hour Podcast 079|
This week Zac and Benjamin discuss their ideal MacBook Pros, Mac apps they use, podcasting workflows, and more.