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What you need to know

  • Apple is still planning on releasing new AirPods before the year's end.
  • A new report also claims the rumored MacBooks refresh is on course for 2021.

Apple still plans to get plenty of new products out of the door before the end of the year, but it isn't just iPhones and Apple Watches that we should be looking out for, according to a new report. In fact, new AirPods and MacBooks are also coming according to Economic Daily News.

We've previously heard that Apple intends to ship new MacBook Pro notebooks before the end of the year with Bloomberg's Mark Gurman backing that up. This new report continues that, saying that moves are already underway to make sure that the required capacity is available to get devices manufactured in time for launch.

Via Google Translate:

The legal person further pointed out that New Nikko will cooperate with the new Macbook and AirPods products in the near future to fully increase the capacity utilization rate, which is expected to drive the strengthening of operations in the second half of the year. increase.

The report doesn't specifically say MacBook Pro, but with rumors already pointing to a 16-inch Apple silicon MacBook Pro refresh, I'm not sure what else it could be talking about. Whatever the plan, the report believes that MacBook shipments will be pushed to 23 million this year thanks to the various refreshes we've seen.

It's a similar story with the AirPods, too. AirPods Pro aren't expected to receive a refresh any time soon, while AirPods have been rumored to get their day in the sun for months now.

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