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This week: the Mac Studio and Studio Display reviews are in — let’s talk. Plus: a reliable source says a strange change is coming to iPhone 14.

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This week's stories

Some iPhone 14 models might miss out on Apple’s new A16 processor

  • The basic iPhone 14 and iPhone 14 Max will launch this fall with the same A15 processor as the 2021 models, according to a reliable tipster. Supposedly, only the pricier iPhone 14 Pro and Pro Max will sport a new A16 chip.

iPad Air 5 is every bit as fast as iPad Pro

  • Early benchmark scores for the soon-to-be-released iPad Air 5 show the tablet has approximately the same performance as the iPad Pro models that cost much more.

Floating app windows could be coming to iPad. Finally.

  • iPad users will soon be able to work with applications in floating windows, if an unconfirmed report is correct. This is a highly requested feature from those who want Apple’s tablet to function more like a Mac.

With Apple Debuting Its Last M1 Chip, Here’s What’s Next

  • During and after the keynote, the company dropped a couple of pieces information regarding the rest of its Apple Silicon lineup...

How Apple Studio Display stacks up against Pro Display XDR and others

Apple’s massive Mac mini upgrade may not be ready until 2023

  • Apple’s next major refresh for Mac mini may not come until 2023, according to the latest claims from one analyst, who has proven reliable in the past.

Apple’s next Mac mini could be powered by new ‘M2’ and ‘M2 Pro’ chips

  • Most of us expected Apple’s first M2 chipset to debut on Tuesday in a refreshed 13-inch MacBook Pro, which was to be more powerful than its predecessor but still more affordable than the latest 14- and 16-inch MacBook Pro options.
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