Twitter Streets: Hot Trends Today – October 19

Article by Oliver Nash
Posted: October 19, 2021  

Apple Unveils New MacBooks, AirPods and HomePod

Apple unveiled new MacBooks, AirPods, and HomePod mini during its Unleashed event, held on Monday (Oct. 18).

The new 14-inch and 16-inch MacBook Pros feature groundbreaking performances and amazing battery life with the new M1 Pro or M1 Max chip. Alongside the return of MagSafe charger, the HDMI and SD Card ports also return to the new Pros. The redesigned MacBook Pros now have a notch on their display to accommodate the microphone, camera, and True Tone light sensor. The Touch Bar has also been done away with — finally!

The 3rd generation AirPods have been refreshed to include sensor control and battery life of up to 6 hours worth of listening time on a single charge. The new HomePod mini now comes in five bold colours including yellow, orange, and blue. 

Prices for the new MacBook Pros will start at $1999, $179 for AirPods 3 and $99 for the HomePod mini.

ALSO READ: Apple Unveils New iPhone 13 Models

Swagger Trailer Released

Inspired by NBA superstar Kevin Durant’s experiences, the drama series explores the world of youth basketball, and the players, their families and coaches who walk the fine line between dreams and ambition, and opportunism and corruption. 

Off the court, the show reveals what it’s like to grow up in America.

Swagger arrives on Apple TV+ October 29th. Watch the trailer below.

The Tender Bar Trailer Released

Amazon has released the official trailer for upcoming film The Tender Bar. Based on the best-selling memoir of the same name by J.R. Moehringer, and directed by George Clooney, the drama tells the story of J.R., a fatherless boy growing up in the glow of a bar where the bartender, his Uncle Charlie, is the sharpest and most colorful of an assortment of quirky and demonstrative father figures. 

As the boy’s determined mother struggles to provide her son with opportunities denied to her — and leave the dilapidated home of her outrageous if begrudgingly supportive father — J.R. begins to gamely, if not always gracefully, pursue his romantic and professional dreams — with one foot persistently placed in Uncle Charlie’s bar.

The Tender Bar is scheduled for a Dec. 17th theatrical premiere and a Jan. 7th premiere on Amazon Prime Video.

Check out the trailer below.


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