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Dan Moren for Macworld
December 30, 2016 8:38 AM PT
And that’s about all she wrote for 2016—none too soon, either, if you ask me. But as the year draws to a close, it’s only natural to look ahead to our next trip around the sun. What might the upcoming year have in store for us, and for our favorite technologies companies?
There’s plenty of speculation about what areas might attract Apple’s attention in the year ahead, but looking at the current state of affairs, it’s not hard to point to a handful of technologies that already seem to have piqued the interest of the folks in Cupertino. Some of them are things the company is already working on, and some of them are just now getting traction.
Of course, it’s entirely possible that none of these things will ever see the light of day, much less appear in 2017. But it’s not as if the company isn’t going to release any products in the next 365 days, and it seems unlikely that Apple won’t roll out products with at least some new features in the mix. (Unless, of course, Apple truly is doomed—but probably not.)