The rush for Black Friday deals is over, and while there is likely still some holiday shopping to be done, attention is also turning to rumors with a glimpse of what we can expect in 2022.
Rumors this week included the upcoming iPhone SE arriving early next year and a multi-device charger similar to Apple’s canceled AirPower, while we also took a look at what we might see for a MacBook Air. redesigned next year. Read on for more details on these stories and more!
New iPhone SE reportedly on track for release early next year
As the holiday season kicks off, things are relatively calm in Apple’s world, but we’re starting to hear rumors of products we can expect to launch in 2022, including a third-generation iPhone SE at the first. quarter of the year.
According to Taiwanese research firm TrendForce, a key new feature of this iPhone SE will be support for 5G networks, while the device is also expected to come with an A15 chip like the iPhone 13 models.
The current iPhone SE was released in April 2020 and features a similar design to the iPhone 8, with a 4.7-inch display, a Touch ID home button, and thick bezels. The new iPhone SE is expected to remain the most affordable iPhone model in the Apple lineup.
Apple is still working on an AirPower-type charger, as well as long-range wireless charging and reverse charging
While it’s been nearly three years since Apple announced the cancellation of its AirPower wireless charging mat due to quality issues, rumors suggest that Apple is still working on a similar accessory.
The last word came from Bloomberg‘s Mark Gurman, who believes Apple still intends to create a wireless charging accessory that could charge multiple devices like an iPhone, Apple Watch, and AirPods at the same time.
macOS Monterey: 40 Tips, Tricks, And Features You May Have Missed
Apple released macOS Monterey in late October with several new features like AirPlay on Mac and Live Text, with more to come including SharePlay for FaceTime and Universal Control.
This week, we’ve shared a useful list of 40 tips, tricks, and features worth checking out in macOS Monterey, including some lesser-known settings available in apps and on the operating system.
Five features to expect from the 2022 MacBook Air
While the latest MacBook Air is already a fan favorite thanks to the M1 chip’s impressive performance, rumors suggest that a new version of the laptop is already in development with an even faster Apple silicon chip and a major overhaul.
In addition to our MacBook Air roundup, we’ve put together a list of five features to expect from the 2022 MacBook Air based on everything we’ve heard so far.
How to View ‘Spotify Wrapped’ for Apple Music
Towards the end of each year, the music streaming service Spotify provides a “Spotify Wrapped” recap of each user’s favorite listening habits and songs. Spotify Wrapped is a highly anticipated year-end feature that Spotify users love, and Apple Music listeners might be wondering how to get their own “Wrapped” recap.
The closest equivalent of “Spotify Wrapped” for Apple Music subscribers is “Apple Music Replay,” and we’ve shared step-by-step instructions on how to access this feature.
Apple Introduces New MacBook Upgrade Program for Business Partners
Apple has launched a new MacBook Upgrade Program that allows small business partners in the United States to fund MacBook Air and MacBook Pro purchases, with monthly payments starting at $ 30 per month.
Unlike the iPhone Upgrade Program, this program is not available to consumers at this time. For small businesses, be sure to read our program coverage for more details, including how to enroll.
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