All-new MacBook Pros, iMacs, Mac Pro minis, incoming! (CC #481)

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This week: we got new details and leaks on the upcoming MacBook Pros, iMacs, and Mac Pro mini… or will it be the Mac Mini Pro??? Plus: lossless music is coming to Spotify, which means the mythical Apple Music lossless is also coming our way.

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Blast from the past: 2021 iMac could bring back multiple colors

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Exciting new render previews Mac Pro mini

  • Apple leaker Jon Prosser shared the first image of what he claims is Apple’s forthcoming "Mac Pro mini" in his latest FrontPageTech video, along with news about the multiple color options for the forthcoming iMac redesign.

HDMI port and SD card reader supposedly will return to MacBook Pro this year

  • TF International Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo expects new 14-inch and 16-inch MacBook Pros to launch in the second half of this year.

How to tell if Silver Sparrow malware is hiding on your Mac

  • Some of the first malware targeting both M-series and Intel Macs has affected thousands of computers. At this point, the malicious code — called “Silver Sparrow” — is not dangerous, and Apple may have pulled its teeth. But users of the latest macOS computers still might want to know if their device has it. And the same goes for owners of Intel-based Macs. Here’s how to find out if your computer has been hit.

Spotify HiFi will bring CD-quality audio to 'select markets' this year

  • The company confirmed today that it plans to launch a Spotify HiFi service in 'select markets' later this year.

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