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11 rumors

Rating: 5 out of 5.

Writing “in-depth tech stories you won’t find anywhere else,” The Information infrequently drops intriguing Apple exclusives about what the company is up to.

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  • Red = False
  • Yellow = Pending

2021

January

Apple mixed-reality headset:

  • First look, link
  • Advanced eye-tracking
  • Dual 8K displays
  • Interchangeable headbands
    • “One headband would feature spatial audio technology like the AirPods Pro for a surround sound-like experience
    • Second “headband would provide additional battery life on the go
    • Multiple colors
  • 12+ cameras
  • “Thimble-like device to be worn on a person’s finger”
  • $3,000
  • Release in 2022

2020

February 27

  • iPad Smart Keyboard with built-in trackpad is coming, link
    • Expected to release along the new iPad Pro later in 2020
    • “Made of materials similar” to Smart Keyboard

2019

November 11

  • Apple AR headset to release in 2022, link
  • “Sleeker pair of AR glasses” in 2023
    • Will succeed smartphones “in roughly a decade”
    • Lenses may appear darker when a wearer is interacting with AR

August 26

  • Apple pauses development on new “Walkie Talkie” feature that would allow you to communicate with other iPhones without cell reception, link

June 11

  • Apple may be purchasing Intel’s German modem division, link

May 15

  • Apple-designed cellular modems coming by 2025, link

2018

December 12

  • Apple-designed cellular modem in development, link
    • Coming as late as 2021

November 21

  • Apple “considered” making an Apple TV dongle that plugs into the back of televisions, link
    • Lower-cost

June 27

  • Apple preparing bundle for premium TV, Music and News subscription services, link
    • News service will debut in 2019

May 25

  • “More securely unlock doors”, link
  • Pay transit fees
  • Open car doors
  • Verify identity
  • Expected announcement in June 2018