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Latest on iPhone 13: ProMotion screen, camera upgrades, smaller notch

The new iPhones are nearly here, and the rumors are getting ever more specific.

At this point, it seems like we know everything there is to know about the new handsets -- at least the major features.

The latest rumors detail the screen, cameras and notch. If they're true (and of course they are) -- the iPhone 13 will be a very groovy device.

-- Leander Kahney, EIC.

This year’s iPhone refresh could be a lot more exciting than the incremental upgrades we’ve seen in previous years. A new report claims Apple’s next-generation smartphone lineup — which could be called iPhone 13 — will bring faster ProMotion displays, pro camera upgrades, and a smaller notch.

The long wait for redesigned 16-inch and 14-inch MacBook Pro models is probably nearing its end. A reliable source for Apple info says these Macs will be out in September at the latest, and will have mini-LED screens.

Parallels, the excellent virtualization software that makes it easy to run Windows and other operating systems on your Mac, just got a major update that adds a whole bunch of brilliant new features.

Use your iPhone 12 for turn-by-turn navigation while you're on the road? Keep it secure and easy to see with the handy and affordable MagMount from SwitchEasy — available now from the Cult of Mac Store.

You can now buy 2020 iPad Pro refurbs directly from Apple, with prices starting at just $609. A range of 11- and 12.9-inch models are available, though as is always the case with refurbs, availability will vary over time.

You can carry around your vaccination card just in case you need it to travel or gain entry to a gathering place, job or in-person event. Or you can take a few minutes and add it to Apple Wallet on your iPhone. We’ll show you how.

Elago has added three new MagSafe-compatible multi-device chargers to its collection. Made from silicone, the new Elago MS5 Duo Stand, MS Charging Hub Duo and MS Trio 1 Charging Hub give you MagSafe-compatible options for powering up your iPhone 12, Apple Watch and Airpods.

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"People sometimes have a view of programming that is something solitary and very technical. But programming is among the most creative, expressive, and social careers." -- Craig Federighi, Apple's Senior Vice President of Software Engineering.

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