Apple Glasses, a portless iPhone, WWDC: Here's all the Apple news you should have read this week
Despite a quieter-than-normal rumor mill, there are signs across the board that Apple's operation is slowly beginning to return to normal. This week, we heard rumblings of Apple Glasses as two of Apple's most prolific insiders clashed over a prospective date. We found out about a portless iPhone coming next year, as well as a sneak peek at WWDC. Catch all of it and more in our Apple's news round-up.
Apple stores reopen in Italy
10 Apple stores are reopening in one of the hardest-hit COVID-19 countries. In Italy, the stores will open on May 19, 7 locations around Lombardy, and Turin remain closed.
10 Italian Apple Stores to reopen May 19
Prolific leaker Jon Prosser says that he's seen Apple Glasses and that they could debut as early as next year. His own prediction contradicts that of famed analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, who suggested they would debut in 2022.
Leaker says he's seen Apple Glasses. And they're coming next year.
A big change to Apple News+
A report suggests Apple might be considering adding audio stories to Apple News+.
Apple exploring audio versions of written Apple News+ stories, and it could be game-changing
Apple is reportedly planning new over-ear AirPods, named 'AirPods studio. A rumor this week suggests they will have neck detection and custom EQ.
"AirPods Studio" could feature neck/ear detection and custom EQ settings
14-inch MacBook Pro
Apple is rumored to be considering switching its 13-inch MacBook to a 14-inch model, as it did with the 16-inch. This is now reportedly arriving next year.
New rumor claims that the 14-inch MacBook Pro will launch next year
More from Jon Prosser, who says that Apple will debut a portless iPhone next year.
Jon Prosser: 'One portless iPhone coming next year'
Apple will reportedly use iPhone 11 Pro cameras to host developer sessions at WWDC.
Apple will use the iPhone 11 Pro to host developer sessions for WWDC
New Logic Pro X update
Apple added Live Loops to Logic Pro, in the biggest update to Logic Pro since X.
Apple unveils massive Logic Pro X update featuring Live Loops
Finally, as a bonus. YouTube channel Braille Skateboarding tried to skateboard using the wheels from the Apple Mac Pro.
$700 for Mac Pro wheels and they don't even work on a lousy skateboard
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Stephen Warwick has written about Apple for five years at iMore and previously elsewhere. He covers all of iMore's latest breaking news regarding all of Apple's products and services, both hardware and software. Stephen has interviewed industry experts in a range of fields including finance, litigation, security, and more. He also specializes in curating and reviewing audio hardware and has experience beyond journalism in sound engineering, production, and design.
Before becoming a writer Stephen studied Ancient History at University and also worked at Apple for more than two years. Stephen is also a host on the iMore show, a weekly podcast recorded live that discusses the latest in breaking Apple news, as well as featuring fun trivia about all things Apple. Follow him on Twitter @stephenwarwick9