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Leaderboard update: Apple October 2021 ‘Unleashed’ event

Nov 10, 2021

Leaderboard update: Apple October 2021 ‘Unleashed’ event

Apple’s (likely) final event of 2021 took place on October 18 with the tagline ‘Unleashed,’ where new AirPods, MacBook Pro and HomePod mini models were unveiled. Now that the dust has settled, let’s see how the sources who reported on these products stack up post-event.


Sources that got more accurate

  • 🐟 Ross Young: 100% accurate for 9 rumors (same score)
  • 🛠 Dylandkt: 75 ⮕ 77.5% accurate for 40 rumors
  • 📉 Trendforce: 75.9 ⮕ 77.4% accurate for 31 rumors
  • 👨‍💻 Ming-Chi Kuo: 74.6 ⮕ 75.9% accurate for 195 rumors
  • 🍍 Max Weinbach: 66.7% accurate for 126 rumors (same score)
  • 🔢 DigiTimes: 57.9 ⮕ 58.3% accurate for 115 rumors

Sources that got less accurate

  • 🏀 Mark Gurman: 87.3 ⮕ 87% accurate for 508 rumors
  • 🎧 52audio: 100 ⮕ 83.3% accurate for 12 rumors
  • 🍏 AppleTrack: 100 ⮕ 85.7% accurate for 6 rumors
  • 🧻 Jon Prosser: 74.6 ⮕ 73.9% accurate for 207 rumors
  • 📱 Jeff Pu: 53.8 ⮕ 53.3% accurate for 15 rumors

Note: As you may have noticed, no source is 100% accurate. That’s because all sources get some info right and some info wrong: do not harass anyone for their track record. The leaderboard functionality on AppleTrack is here only to help tech enthusiasts better understand how likely a rumor really is.

As always, if you notice a discrepancy on someone’s record, let us know.