Engadget Podcast: Apple’s new M2 MacBook Pros and Mac Mini

It's time for the chip updates Mac fans have been waiting for!
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Devindra Hardawar
Devindra Hardawar|@devindra|January 20, 2023 8:30 AM

Apple’s first major announcements of 2023 are here! This week, Devindra and Deputy Editor Nathan Ingraham chat about Apple’s new M2 Pro/Max MacBook Pros and Mac Mini. Sure, they seem like solid upgrades, but did they come too late? Also, we dive into the latest rumors around Apple’s AR and MR headsets, as well as news about cheaper AirPods and new AirPods Max. And in other news, we explore the downside of AI in journalism, as well as another round of layoffs in tech.

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  • Apple announces M2 Pro and Max chips for MacBook Pro and Mac Mini – 1:23

  • The big HomePod is back from the dead! – 15:34

  • Apple’s AR headset may be delayed, a cheaper mixed reality headset may be in development – 25:41

  • Other News: CNET’s AI article problem, Twitter breaks third party apps, and layoffs at Microsoft – 32:11

  • Working on – 44:44

  • Pop culture picks – 46:08


Hosts: Devindra Hardawar and Nathan Ingraham
Producer: Ben Ellman
Music: Dale North and Terrence O'Brien
Livestream producers: Julio Barrientos
Graphic artists: Luke Brooks

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Engadget Podcast: Apple’s new M2 MacBook Pros and Mac Mini