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iPads Will Work as Home Hubs in iOS 16, But Won’t Support New Home Architecture

Though code in iOS 16 has indicated that the iPad won’t work as a home hub following the update, an Apple spokesperson today told The Verge that the ‌iPad‌ will indeed still be able to be used as a home hub, but with a caveat – it will not support new architecture that is being …

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M2 13-Inch MacBook Pro With 256GB SSD Appears Slower Than Equivalent M1 in Real-World Speed ​​Tests

Benchmark testing has indicated that the 256GB variant of the 13-inch MacBook Pro with M2 chip offers slower SSD performance than its M1 equivalent, and now real-world stress testing by YouTuber Max Yuryev of Max Tech suggests that the 256GB SSD in the 13- inch MacBook Pro is also underperforming in day-to-day-usage. The ‌M2‌ MacBook …

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Base 13-Inch MacBook Pro With M2 Chip Has Significantly Slower SSD Speeds

Following the launch of Apple’s new 13-inch MacBook Pro with the M2 chip, it has been discovered that the $1,299 base model with 256GB of storage has significantly slower SSD read/write speeds compared to the equivalent previous-generation model. YouTube channels such as Max Tech and Created Tech tested the 256GB model with Blackmagic’s Disk Speed …

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Top Stories: What’s New in iOS 16 Beta 2, M2 MacBook Pro Review, and More

Apple this week rolled out its second developer betas of iOS 16, macOS Ventura, and related operating system updates, delivering some initial tweaks compared to the first beta. We should see the first public betas in another couple of weeks around the same time as the third developer betas, offering much wider access to the …

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AirPods Pro 2 Said to Feature Upgraded H1 Chip, Find My, Heart Rate Detection, USB-C and More

The next-generation AirPods Pro could come with a long list of new features that include heart rate detection, the ability to function as a hearing aid, and a USB-C port according to a report from 52Audio. The site claims that it has received new information on the ‌AirPods Pro‌ 2, and it has used that …

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Apple Rumored to Announce ‘Game-Changer’ AR/VR Headset in January 2023

Apple is “likely” to announce its long-rumored mixed-reality headset as soon as January 2023, Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has reiterated. In a detailed post on Medium, Kuo explained that Apple’s headset will be a “game-changer” for the augmented-reality and virtual-reality market. Describing some of the headset’s functionality, Kuo said that while Apple has repeatedly touted …

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Apple Confirms iPad Will No Longer Be Supported as a Home Hub in iOS 16

The iPad will no longer be able to be used as a home hub following the launch of iOS 16, iPadOS 16, macOS Ventura, and the HomePod 16 software this fall, Apple confirmed today. As discovered in ‌iOS 16‌ code by MacRumors contributor Steve Moser, Apple says that the ‌iPad‌ will no longer be supported …

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Top Stories: iPadOS 16 Stage Manager, M2 MacBook Pro Launch, and More

The craziness of WWDC has wound down, but that doesn’t mean there still isn’t lots of Apple news to go around. This week saw some continued discussion and controversy surrounding the new Stage Manager multitasking mode in iPadOS 16, as well as the launch of pre-orders for the new 13-inch MacBook Pro with M2 chip. …

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Best Apple Deals of the Week: Apple TV 4K Hits Record Low of $129.99 and More

The Apple TV 4K is the centerpiece of this week’s deals, with a rock bottom price of $129.99 hitting the 32GB model on Amazon. This sale is still in stock and available today, along with many others that we’ve collected below. Note: MacRumors is an affiliate partner with some of these vendors. When you click …

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