No new iPad Pros this year? ‘Apple Glasses’ in early 2020?

No new iPad Pros this year? ‘Apple Glasses’ in early 2020?

In a note to clients — as noted by AppleInsider — analyst Ming-Chi Kuo forecasts that Apple will release updated iPad Pros and new MacBooks (yep, MacBooks, not MacBook Airs) in the first half of 2020, along with an “iPhone SE 2” and the long-anticipated Apple Glasses.

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Say it ain’t so: Apple patent is for an even thinner keyboard

Say it ain’t so: Apple patent is for an even thinner keyboard

With the hubbub and lawsuits over alleged failures in Apple’s butterfly keyboard on various Mac laptops, you’d think Apple might maker thicker keyboards for its laptops. However, the company has been granted a patent (number 10,424,446) for “keyboard assemblies having reduced thickness” and a method of making them.

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Perfect for MacBook Pro/Air: CASA Hub 5E USB-C 5-in-1 Card Reader Hub

Perfect for MacBook Pro/Air: CASA Hub 5E USB-C 5-in-1 Card Reader Hub

New to Apple’s MacBook line? You’ve probably discovered that connecting anything to these USB-C equipped wonders requires one of two things: a pile of individual dongles to do different things, or a USB-C hub. We’re coming to your rescue today with one of the latter items, the Adam Elements CASA Hub 5E USB-C 5-in-1 Card Reader Hub for $45.

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PHOOZY iPad and MacBook Capsules give your devices spacesuit-like protection

PHOOZY iPad and MacBook Capsules give your devices spacesuit-like protection

Looking for a soft case that can provide real protection to your iPad or 13-inch MacBook? The new PHOOZY iPad and MacBook Capsule is designed like a spacesuit to protect your device from all sorts of hazards (just not the vacuum of space). There are two sizes: the iPad Capsule 11” for the 9.7-inch iPad and iPad Air, 11” iPad Pro and any other tablets with up to 11” displays. For larger devices, there’s the iPad/MacBook Capsule 13” for the 12.9” iPad Pro, MacBook, MacBook Air, MacBook Pro (13”) and any other laptop up to 13”.

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Prediction: new Mac laptops with traditional scissor-based keyboards will debut in October

Prediction: new Mac laptops with traditional scissor-based keyboards will debut in October

In a note to clients — as noted by AppleInsider — analyst Ming-Chi Kuo says Apple will release a refreshed version of the MacBook Air later this year, switching out the controversial butterfly keyboard design for a more traditional scissor-based version.

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Apple looking to move more of its product production out of China

Apple looking to move more of its product production out of China

According to the Nikkei Asian Review, due to the ongoing U.S./China trade/tariff wars, Apple has a special team looking into the possibility of moving up to 30% of the production of iPhones, iPads, MacBooks, and AirPods out of China and into other countries such as Mexico, India, Vietnam, Indonesia, and Malaysia.

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Could 16-inch MacBook Pros, new MacBooks be coming soon?

Could 16-inch MacBook Pros, new MacBooks be coming soon?

As noted by MacRumors, Apple has registered seven unreleased Mac models in the Eurasian Economic Commission database today, including A2141, A2147, A2158, A2159, A2179, A2182, and A2251, according to listings uncovered by MacRumors. All seven models appear to be notebooks, as they are described as "portable" computers. 

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Too little, too late? Intel finally ready to ship its ‘Ice Lake’ processors

Too little, too late? Intel finally ready to ship its ‘Ice Lake’ processors

It’s probably too little, too late for the company in the long run, but Intel has told its investors that it’s ready to ship 10-nanometer “Ice Lake” mobile CPUs next month, after three years of delays for the company’s 10nm fabrication. 

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