References of the new iPad Pro design found in the iOS code

References of the new iPad Pro design found in the iOS code

References of the new iPad Pro design found in the iOS code

There were some whose hopes were dashed when such a new mini computer didn't appear at Apple's iPhone-centric even last month. We know roughly what to expect. With Apple's event just one day away, 9to5Mac over the weekend found even more proof pointing to a radical iPad Pro redesign on the horizon. Alternatively, Apple could do away with the Air model entirely, and this new low-priced model could just be an entry-level evolution that's part of the general non-Pro MacBook line.

Rather than hosting the press in California as it usually does, Apple is coming right to PCMag's backyard here in New York City.

Rumours are rife that Apple will bring USB-C charging to the Pro range which could be a good decision.

In August, Bloomberg reported that Apple was working on a successor to the MacBook Air. It will not have a notch into the screen like Apple's new iPhones, however.

To nobody's great surprise, the previous Apple event, in September, was the traditional start-of-fall fest that was all about the phones, revealing the iPhone XR, iPhone XS, and iPhone XS Max to the world.

All in all, Apple new strategy of upgrading gadgets in all of its product categories is a departure from the company's old ways. Well, maybe not, after all - though we think the new MacBook Air will keep the relatively affordable price, as that's one of the reasons it keeps selling.

Here's what the company is preparing for the Mac line, according to people familiar with the company's plans.

The first update to the Mac mini since 2014, adding new processors and features for professional users. The MacBook Air and Mac mini, a small desktop machine without a screen, have gone several years without notable changes. The event is going down in Brooklyn, and is invite only.

One other issue with the current iPad is the time it takes to charge. This, of course, stands in stark contrast to the Apple of the 90s which was forced to downsize and keep things simple. Wireless charging pads aren't uncommon at this point, and alongside an update to AirPods that could possibly include a new wireless chip that enables "Hey Siri" functionality (instead of having to physically double-tap your earbuds to activate it), we might finally be able to just plop our headphones down on a mat to top them off. AirPower, which has seen numerous delays (as recently as last month), was removed nearly entirely from Apple's website.

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