Spy Shots


16-inch MacBook Pro Apple
There’s a new 16-inch MacBook Pro looming on the horizon, and it could be officially announced as soon as the end of October, along with the Apple AirPods Pro at a press event. Will this new model have an entirely new design? Unfortunately, it looks just like its predecessors. That’s right, macOS Catalina 10.15.1 beta may have leaked the former via an icon that is meant to represent the current computer when viewing the Displays menu in System Preferences. Read more for a video and additional information.

Sony PS5 Dev Kit
Photo credit: Lets Go Digital
Mark Cerny first officially broke the news about Sony’s upcoming PlayStation 5 game console in an interview with Wired back in April 2019. Since then, the company has went on to confirm the name and its planned release of late 2020. So far, we know that it’s powered by AMD’s Ryzen 7 nm Zen 2 architecture with 8 cores/16 threads, a Radeon Navi-family GPU using the RDNA microarchitecture, and a custom SSD storage solution. Read more for a video about the dev kit and additional information.

Moto G8 Plus
Photo credit: WinFuture
Motorola’s upcoming Moto G8 Plus has leaked ahead of its official unveiling, and it sports a triple rear camera setup, Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 processor, as well as a 4,000mAh battery. The former consists of a 48-megapixel main sensor, along with a 16-megapixel 117° wide angle sensor as well as a 5-megapixel depth sensor. The laser autofocus system ensures that you won’t capture any blurry shots. Read more for additional pictures and information.

Fortnite Chapter 2 Black Hole
The Fortnite season 10 finale saw the original map being destroyed by a black hole, and without any clue as to what is coming next from Epic Games, that is until…this Chapter 2 trailer leaked. Twitter user Skintracker managed to get their hands on the early footage, and from what we can tell, it has a new medal system, which gives players additional ways to level up their character. Read more for the video and additional information.

Google Pixelbook Go Laptop
Photo credit: 9to5 Google
Here’s a first look at Google’s next laptop, the Pixelbook Go. This prototype features a keyboard similar to its predecessor, USB-C ports on each side, and a single 3.5mm headphone jack to the left. As you’ll see in the hands-on demonstration, the front-facing speakers are not what you’d expect from a budget-priced laptop and would compete with some of the higher-end offerings. Read more for a video and additional information.

Sony PS VR2 PlayStation 5
Photo credit: Lets Go Digital
Sony Interactive Entertainment filed a utility patent with the USPTO (United States Patent and Trademark Office) with the title ‘Data processing’ that was recently published on October 3rd. The patent sketches depict a virtual reality headset with a built-in camera and motion detection, which will most likely be the PS VR2. Both this VR headset and the PlayStation 5 are expected to launch during this time next year. Read more for the patent sketch and additional information.

Motorola One Pop-Up Front Camera
Photo credit: ProAndroid
Spain-based news outlet ProAndroid managed to get their hands on an upcoming Moto One smartphone with a pop-up, front-facing camera. In addition to the front camera, it’s reported to feature a bezel-less 6.39-inch Full HD+ IPS LCD, a rear dual-camera setup, rear fingerprint scanner, Qualcomm Snapdragon 675 processor, 4GB of RAM, 128GB of internal storage, a 3,600mAh battery and a USB Type-C port. Read more for two additional pictures and information.

Essential Andy Rubin Unusual Smartphone
Photo credit: Andy Rubin
Former Google engineer and now Essential CEO Andy Rubin has leaked a new smartphone with an unusual stick-like design finished in GEM color-shifting paint. No technical specifications were announced, but it does boast a stick or remote-like design and features a front-facing hole punch camera in the top-left corner and primary navigation buttons up top. The display features a narrow bezel and there’s a small speaker grill near the top edge. Read more for a video and additional information.

Apple AirPods 3
Photo credit: Jack Doda
We may have gotten a sneak peak at the next-generation AirPods with noise-cancellation technology in Apple’s new iOS 13.2 beta. How so? Buried in the beta’s Accessibility settings folder is an icon that appears to show a pair of AirPods with rubber ear tips. Plus, that folder also references a device with an internal codename of B298. Read more for a video, additional pictures and information.

2020 iPhone Prototype
Photo credit: Ben Geskin
Ben Geskin knows that Apple is set to refresh their entire iPhone lineup next year with an entirely new design, and he’s managed to get concept sketches for at least one of the prototypes. This one boasts a 6.7-inch display and conceals the TrueDepth camera, along with its sensors, directly in the top bezel. Other rumors say that the back will draw inspiration from the iPhone 4 and its metal chassis. Read more for another picture and additional information.