It looks to be a fascinating week for Apple MacBook fans with the US tech giant hosting a major event on Tuesday, November 10. The invitations, which were sent to media around the world last week, featured the famous Apple logo and the words “One Last Thing.” Clearly that doesn’t tell us much, but we do know that Apple is releasing a new computer this year and if it’s their last event of 2020 – as the invite suggests – then it doesn’t take a lot of detective work. to understand what could be announced in a few days.
All Macs are then expected to switch to Apple’s own-branded processor within two years, with the company bragging that the transition represents the biggest leap ever for the Mac.
Apple says its custom silicon will deliver cutting-edge performance and powerful new technologies. “From the start, the Mac has always embraced big changes to stay at the forefront of personal computing. Today we are announcing our transition to Apple silicon, making it a historic day for the Mac, ”said Tim Cook, Apple CEO at WWDC in June.
“With its powerful features and cutting-edge performance, Apple’s silicon will make the Mac stronger and more efficient than ever. I’ve never been so excited about the future of the Mac. ”
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So what could we actually announce on Tuesday?
Well, as with all Apple events, there are a lot of rumors with some experts suggesting that a new MacBook Air and a MacBook Pro could both be revealed.
It has also been suggested that the first Apple-powered MacBook could arrive as a reboot of the popular 12-inch model that was pulled from sale last year.
According to sources speaking to the China Times, Apple will use an A14X processor to power its next-generation laptop. This will include 12 cores, including 8 high performance cores and 4 energy efficient cores. Battery life will be a major focus for Apple with its first batch of Macs powered by Apple Silicon – not just raw power. As such, we can expect the next-gen 12-inch MacBook to launch with 15 to 20 hours of battery life between charges, reports the China Times.
Apple is still keeping a low profile on its launches, but it will all be revealed in just a few days and Express.co.uk will be bringing you all the news live as it happens from Apple’s online keynote.
Things will start at 6 p.m. GMT, so watch this space for any big Mac updates.