Taking a look back at another week of news and headlines from Cupertino, this week’s Apple Loop includes the latest iPhone 15 Pro leaks, disappointing iPhone SE news, MacBook Pro’s futuristic features, visionOS SDK released, Apple restricting third-party watch faces, AirPods success, and new battery regulation hits iPhone plans.
Apple Loop is here to remind you of a few of the very many discussions that have happened around Apple over the last seven days (and you can read my weekly digest of Android news here on Forbes).
iPhone 15 Lean Reveals Apple Vision Pro Upgrade
How does an Apple Vision Pro talk to an iPhone? Through a mix of Wi-Fi and Ultra Wide Band (UWB). And the inclusion of UWB in the upcoming iPhone 15 shows how Apple will leverage its existing hardware to bootstrap its mixed-reality headset:
“The first step in this process will reportedly be upgrading the Ultra Wideband chip inside the iPhone 15. According to[Apple Analyst Ming-Chi] Kuo, the iPhone 15 will likely use a new version of the Ultra Wideband chip, which Apple currently brands as the U1 chip, to be more efficient and more reliable.”