Rumors AirPods Pro 2, USB-C on iPhone 15, goodbye to the iPod and more on the AppleInsider Podcast

mobtkr13 May 2022Last Update : 2 months ago
Rumors AirPods Pro 2, USB-C on iPhone 15, goodbye to the iPod and more on the AppleInsider Podcast

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On this week’s AppleInsider podcast, there are rumors of an AirPods Pro 2 and AirPods Max refresh this fall, iPhone 15 will gain USB-C, Apple is definitely focusing on ad revenue, Google announces Pixel 7 and Pixel watch, and we say goodbye to the iPod.

According to a Bloomberg Mark Gurman report Apple will refresh AirPods Pro and AirPods Max this fall. New features may include a stemless design for AirPods Pro, lossless audio playback support, improved on-device intelligence, and health-related updates.

Gurman also claims the AirPods Max will be available in more unique colors later this year.

Meanwhile, display analyst Ross Young has tweeted that the new iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max will have slightly larger screens than their predecessors, housing the new pill and hole cutout rather than the current notch. . Additionally, this week analyst Ming Chi-Kuo claimed that the iPhone 15 coming in 2023 could be the first model to sport a USB-C port instead of Lightning.

Away from rumors, it is confirmed that Apple is looking to focus even more on its streaming and advertising business, led by SVP Eddie Cue. Apple currently sells ads on the App Store and also with specific partners in Apple News. Maybe we’ll see ads coming to Apple Podcasts to give creators a new avenue to promote their shows.

Also this week at its annual I/O conference, Google announced several new devices, including the budget Pixel 6a, Pixel Buds Pro. Additionally, he teased devices for later this year, including Pixel 7 and the first Pixel Watch.

Additionally, Google announced a Pixel tablet in 2023 and showed off a concept video for future augmented reality glasses.

Finally, it’s time to raise a glass and say goodbye to the iPod, Apple’s iconic music player that debuted in 2001. The latest iteration of the device, the iPod touch, is now out of stock on Apple’s US online store, officially ending the iPod. 21 year old race.

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