Hoping for that long-overdue Mac mini refresh to arrive this year? Don’t count on it. Don’t count on any further product unveilings. Apple executive Craig Federighi has indicated that there will be no more special events this year.
It’s common for Apple to host October keynotes. Last year’s brought us an all-new MacBook Pro with Touch Bar. Many fans were hoping there would be another this year, especially after Tim Cook confirmed this week that the Mac mini is still an important part of the lineup.
But don’t get your hopes up. One MacRumors reader emailed Federighi to ask if another October event was on the cards. “I think we’re all Keynoted out for the season!” reads the response. This suggests there won’t be another event in 2017.
New products are coming
That doesn’t mean that there’s nothing new to look forward to. iPhone X is scheduled to make its debut in early November, while December will bring the iMac Pro and HomePod. Apple hasn’t confirmed specific release dates for these just yet, however.
There won’t be an event to confirm that information, since these products have already been unveiled once. Apple will likely put out a press release as soon as they’re available to order.