Top Stories: Apple Event Announced, M1X MacBook Pro Rumors, Apple Watch Series 7 Launch

Although it feels like Apple's iPhone Event is over, Apple has announced a virtual media conference for Monday, October 18.

Even though it's late, rumors continue to circulate about the MacBook Pro. We also hear from sources that the third-generation AirPods could be at the event. So, keep reading below for the latest information!

What to Expect from the 'Unleashed Apple Event' October 18: New MacBook Pros, AirPods 3 & More

Apple announced Monday, October 18, at 10 a.m. Pacific Time, that it will host a second fall event after hosting the iPhone 13, Apple Watch Series 7, iPad and iPad events in September. We have all the details about how to watch and where you can find them, as well as streaming it on Apple's YouTube channel and website.

Future MacBook Pro models could feature 120Hz Mini-LED Displays

Many rumors suggest that the event will focus on new Macs. This includes redesigned MacBook Pro models, both 14-inch and 16, with faster M1 chips, mini-LED backlit displays, as well as a new 16-inch MacBook Pro model. Third-generation AirPods could also be revealed, it's possible. Our overview guide gives a complete rundown of what we expect to see at Monday’s event.

It has been widely believed that the next MacBook Pro models would feature mini-LED backlit displays that have higher contrast and brightness. However, Ross Young, a consultant in the display industry, revealed this week that the next MacBook Pros may also be able to support a refresh rate of up to 120Hz.

Young has a solid track record. If this rumor is true, Apple may use ProMotion branding on the displays, just like it did with iPhone 13 Pro models. These display models also support a refresh rate of up to 120Hz.

Another display-related rumor, which seems extremely sketchy at first glance, claims that the MacBook Pro displays would have a notch that is similar to those on recent iPhones. This rumor may be true if you look closely at the previously leaked display resolutions of the upcoming MacBook Pro models.

Analyst Says: AirPods 3 are ready to launch and likely to be announced at the Apple Event next week

For some time, we've heard rumors about the updated AirPods. They were originally expected to debut in 2021. Multiple sources claim that Apple is ready for launch at any time, and Monday's event will be a great opportunity.

MacBook Pro Models to Come with 16GB RAM and512GB Storage. Feature Upgraded 1080p Websitecams

Dan Ives, a Wedbush analyst, says that the new AirPods are expected to be unveiled on Monday. This is because they have been produced according to his supply chain checks. A leaker on Weibo, who correctly predicted that Apple would unveil the ninth-generation iPad last month, also claims the new AirPods will be announced on Monday

A leaker named "dylandkt", has posted some specs and features for the notebooks just before Apple's event on Monday.

The New MacBook Pro Features: What We Can Expect

His tweets indicate that the new MacBook Pro models will come with 16GB RAM and 512GB storage. He also confirmed his earlier claim that the notebooks would have an upgraded 1080p webcam, following the example of the 24-inch iMac earlier in the year.

There are many other features and changes that could be added to the next MacBook Pro models. These include a faster M1 chip and mini LED backlit displays. We have compiled a breakdown of all the rumors.

Customers Receive First Apple Watch Series 7 Orders

We have also created a guide that covers everything we know about Apple’s "M1X” chip, which is believed to be powering the next MacBook Pro models.

Apple Watch Series 7 is now officially available for purchase. Due to early production problems, supplies remain very limited. Most new orders won't ship until November or December.

Reviews were shared by media outlets as well as YouTube channels prior to the launch. We've gathered Apple Watch Series 7 video reviews, unboxings and reviews. Additionally, we highlighted written reviews and created a quick hands-on video using the watch.

We also shared an image showing the Apple Watch Series 7's larger screen compared to the Series 6.

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