Apple: the next iMac would adopt a new design and an Apple Silicon processor this year

For the first time since 2012, Apple would finally renew the design of its iMac. In 2021, Apple is preparing at least three new desktop Macs. According to Bloomberg's Mark Gurman, who also released information on future MacBook Pros and iPhone 12 successors in recent days, Apple will announce an iMac and two Mac Pros in 2021. The transition to Apple Silicon processors gives a new blows to the computers of the Californian giant.     iMac: finally an edge-to-edge screen This year, the iMac could change completely. Mark Gurman indicates that the borders of his screen would be much smaller, like Pro Display XDR, the ultra high-end screen launched by Apple with the Mac Pro in 2019. The back of the computer would also abandon the curvature in favor of a completely flat frame.  This new iMac would also be equipped with an Apple Silicon processor, probably a more powerful chip than the Apple M1 chip currently present in the MacBook Air, MacBook Pro and Mac mini. The 2021 iMac is reportedly

Oil collapse could have far-reaching consequences

The collapse in oil prices since their peak this winter has had serious consequences, both on the financial markets and on countries. Discover them in our slideshow article. Oil prices have seen a real descent into hell lately. The reference barrel WTI even fell below 0, while the barrel of Brent returned to floors dating from ... 2001. “The oil crash is clouding the climate on the stock markets, which were already projecting towards an economic recovery, especially in United States and in several European countries, including Germany, where containment measures are beginning to be gradually lifted ”, notes Federal Finance Gestion.

After the hope of an exit from the coronavirus crisis from mid-2020, reflected by the crazy surge in Wall Street for a month (more than 30% increase since the low point of March 23) "Are worried about a longer global recession, as suggested by oil prices, whose plunge reflects much darker expectations than expected for global demand for raw materials," said the asset manager. Despite the rebound observed in recent days in oil prices, mainly linked to technical factors and an escalation of tensions between Iran and the United States, they remain negatively oriented, trending.

The sudden drop in oil prices should have many consequences on the economy and the markets, notes Frédéric Rollin, investment strategy advisor at Pictet Asset Management, who evokes among other things “a reality check” for equities, of which the recent rally could be “called into question”, a fall in oil and oil prices, the risk of closing many extraction sites, as well as a risk of turbulence for high-yield US bonds (a market made up of around 10% of companies linked to shale oil). Discover the consequences of the collapse in oil prices in this slideshow article.