Reported by MacRumors (by way of MyHealthyApple), a brand new private laptop from Apple has appeared within the Bluetooth product database. The product was listed with the placeholder identify “B2002” with a mannequin variety of “TBD.” In keeping with the report, Apple has used the “private laptop” class for earlier fashions of each the Mac and iPad, so it’s unclear what this new itemizing may very well be for.
The product is filed beneath the “private laptop” class, which Apple has used for earlier Mac and iPad listings within the database, so it’s laborious to pinpoint the itemizing to a particular product presently. The itemizing may merely find yourself being for the brand new iPad Air unveiled final month, nevertheless it may be for the primary Apple Silicon Mac or one thing else.
The report notes that, if a product makes use of the identical Bluetooth specs, an organization can replace a earlier itemizing. This might point out that this new entry is one thing fairly totally different than what got here earlier than it.
Revealed on October 22, the itemizing was Apple’s first public-facing entry within the Bluetooth product database since late 2019. Nevertheless, since many Apple merchandise use the identical Bluetooth specs, Apple is commonly capable of merely replace its earlier listings within the database with new merchandise as they’re launched.
Apple has introduced that it’ll launch its first Mac powered by its personal Apple Silicon processor by the top of the yr. The corporate is rumored to announce the brand new Mac at one other digital occasion on November 17. Whereas this report does not give any indication that “B2002” is a brand new Apple Silicon Mac, the timing is attention-grabbing.
An earlier report from immediately additionally predicts that Apple’s first iMac working Apple Silicon might even see a launch within the first half of 2021.