New 14-inch and 16-inch MacBook Pro unleashed at the October Apple event

This week on Happy Hour, Benjamin and Zac break down everything that was announced at the October 2021 Apple event, including the bizarre Apple Music Voice Plan, new AirPods and HomePod mini colors. But the stars of the show are the new 14-inch and 16-inch MacBook Pro sporting the latest-generation Apple Silicon chips. Sponsored by Upstart: Find out how Upstart can lower your monthly payments today when you go to Sponsored by Headspace: You deserve to feel happier, and Headspace is meditation made simple. Go to for a one-month free trial. Sponsored by BetterHelp: As a listener, you’ll get 10% off your first month by visiting our sponsor at Follow Zac Hall @apollozac Benjamin Mayo @bzamayo Read More Apple Music Apple launches new $5 ‘Voice Plan’ for accessing Apple Music exclusively with Siri Cheaper Apple Music: What is the Apple Music Voice Plan? HomePod mini and AirPods 3 AirPods 3 improvements include better in-ear detection Apple cuts AirPods 2 price to $129 following introduction of redesigned AirPods 3 AirPods 3 pricing and availability: From $179, pre-order from today Apple unveils HomePod mini in new colors: yellow, blue, and orange M1 Pro/Max Geekbench shows M1 Max offers up to 181% faster graphics than previous 16-inch MacBook Pro Apple unveils next-generation M1 Pro and M1 Max chips for new Macs New M1 Pro and M1 Max MacBook Pro support up to four external displays New 14" and 16" MacBook Pros Here’s how the new 14″ and 16″ MacBook Pro compare to other MacBook models Comment: Why the worst thing about the MacBook Pro is good news for everyone MacBook Pro SD card slot supports UHS-II, but not UHS-III or SD Express New MacBook Pro tidbits: size and weight, benchmarks, HDMI 2.0 limitations, more Apple announces 14-inch and 16-inch MacBook Pro: new design, display notch, 120Hz, M1 Pro chip, HDMI, MagSafe, more Listen to more Happy Hour Episodes Subscribe Apple Podcasts Overcast Spotify Listen to more 9to5 Podcasts Stacktrace Apple @ Work Alphabet Scoop Electrek The Buzz Podcast Space Explored Rapid Unscheduled Discussions Enjoy the podcast? Shop Apple at Amazon to support 9to5Mac Happy Hour!

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