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Alternate Risky

26th February 2022 at 5:00pm

Picks that were supposed to be Risky Picks but were instead made elsewhere.

Stephen's Alternate Risky Picks

Type2021 WWDC RickiesScore
Stephen Regular "iPadOS 15 brings organization changes to the home screen that don’t exist on the iPhone, including iOS 15" 0
  • "Widgets on home screen and App Library don't count as they are on the iPhone already"
  • This was originally a Risky Pick, but Myke couldn't get enough clarity for what it meant.

Myke's Alternate Risky Picks

Type2019 Annual PredictionsScore
Myke Non‑graded "2019 iPhones will start at a lower price than the 2018 iPhones" 1
Type2020 Annual RickiesScore
Myke Non‑graded "Apple will introduce a new iMac design with an accompanying external display" 0
  • The new iMac design wouldn't come out until 2021, and the new display came in 2022.
Type2020 September RickiesScore
Myke Flexie "No specific date for iOS 14's release" 0
  • Originally a candidate for Myke's Risky Pick.
Type2021 Annual RickiesScore
Myke Flexie "iPad multitasking is overhauled again" 1
Myke Flexie "A new iMac has adjustability that is reminiscent of the Pro Display XDR" 0
Type2021 September RickiesScore
Myke Flexie "A new iPad mini is introduced with a refreshed design, new colours previously not a part of the product, USB-C, Smart Connector, and 5G support" 0
  • Originally a Risky Pick.
  • This was very close to coming true, but it was missing a Smart Connector.

Federico's Alternate Risky Picks

Type2019 Media Event PredictionsScore
Federico Regular "Apple will also announce a service bundle to get multiple services for one integrated fee" 0
  • Ironically, this was deemed insufficiently risky to be a Risky Pick.
  • Federico was a year early on this pick, as Apple One was introduced in October 2020.
Type2020 November RickiesScore
Federico Flexie "At least one of the Apple Silicon Macs has a Pro Motion display" 0
  • Was originally a Risky Pick.
  • ProMotion came to the Mac the next year with the MacBook Pro line.
Type2022 Annual RickiesScore
Federico Flexie "Podcasts will gain audio effects for enhanced sound and trim silence"
  • Originally was Federico's Risky Pick.