These predictions predate The Rickies and are not officially graded as such.
Siri on iOS will gain more verbal responses, speak more than it does now when activated with your voice0.5
It can hold longer conversations without the user needing to look at the screen.
Apple Music is redesigned again0
Will gain more Spotify-like algorithmic features
🔮Predicted 1.6 years ahead of its time.
Came true on August 23, 2019 when Apple Music launched ‘New Music Daily’ playlist.
An executive shakeup in the macOS or iOS software teams0
The iPhone 7S and 7S+ will look like the 7 and 7+, not this edge-to-edge unicorn phone that has been rumored+1
iCloud free 5 GB limit is increased0
Redesigned Mac Pro0.5
By the end of 2017 the iMac remains as the only desktop Mac0.5
2017 will see a more powerful iMac at the top of the line that rivals and replaces the Mac Pro. The Mac Pro goes away. The Mac mini also goes away.
An iPhone Pro with Apple Pencil support, 2 Apple Pencils0
A standard and a new short one that supports the iPhone and iPad mini.
This pick was so out there, so risky, that Federico suggested adding a special round to the prediction format. History was made.
Some element of an AR focused device from Apple+1
iOS 10.3 with a redesigned split screen revealing the homescreen and the app switcher instead of the vertical slider we have now👎
🔮Predicted 3.4 years ahead of its time.
Came true on June 7, 2021 when iPadOS 15 vastly improved multitasking by showing the homescreen to select a second app for split screen.
New iPad accessories: Keyboard + protection + pencil holder💪
Multi-user support on iPad for the masses👎
A 10.9” bezel-less iPad Pro💪
It ended up as 10.5" with less bezels