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Topic: Future Hardware

Thunderbolt Display stock-outs continue as Apple's iMac inventory improves

02/28/2013, 11:02 am

While Apple has begun to catch up with demand for its redesigned iMacs, the company's Thunderbolt Display remains in limited supply at resellers, potentially hinting that an update could be around the corner.

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CEO admits Apple is 'looking at new categories' for potential products

02/27/2013, 01:02 pm

While some investors are worried about recent stock losses, Apple remains focused on the long term, and is exploring new potential product categories, CEO Tim Cook revealed on Wednesday.

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New products are presented to Apple's board 6-18 months prior to launch

02/20/2013, 12:02 pm

Members of Apple's Board of Directors are sometimes informed about new products up to a year and a half before they are unveiled to the public, the board's chairman has revealed.

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Rumor: Apple lining up suppliers for Retina MacBook Air, next-gen iPad

02/19/2013, 08:02 am

A pair of new reports claim Apple is gearing up to launch both a MacBook Air equipped with a Retina display, as well as a new 9.7-inch iPad with revamped touchscreen technology.

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Apple reportedly has 100-person team working on unannounced smartwatch

02/12/2013, 08:02 pm

Adding to the litany of rumors regarding a forthcoming Apple-branded smartwatch, a new report claims the company has a team of at least 100 designers, including a senior director of engineering, working on the project.

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Apple secretly developing entire platform for wearable, attachable computing

02/12/2013, 09:02 am

As rumors swirl over the potential for a so-called iWatch from Apple in the not-too-distant future, the company is secretly developing an entire wearable/attachable computing platform and ecosystem comprised of wireless sensing systems for monitoring not only sports activity, athletic training, medicine, fitness, and wellness in humans, but also for tracking packages and industrial production.

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Apple's iWatch and Apple TV initiatives could drive an additional $80 billion in yearly revenue

02/12/2013, 08:02 am

Arguing that the current discount on Apple shares factor in a significant deceleration in revenue and earnings growth that is unjustified in light of medium and long-term growth drivers, Morgan Stanley on Tuesday issued a fairly bullish report estimating that company could generate more than $80 billion in incremental revenue though global penetration of its rumored iWatch and Apple TV initiatives.

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WSJ says Foxconn involved in development of tech that could power Apple wristwatch

02/11/2013, 11:02 am

Some of the technology to power Apple's rumored smartwatch is in development at longtime supplier Foxconn, according to a new report, and the Taiwanese company isn't just making the technology for Apple.

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Apple experimenting with wristwatch-like devices made of curved glass

02/10/2013, 11:02 am

Apple is experimenting with wristwatch-like devices made of curved glass in its research and development labs, the New York Times said Sunday in a report that raises more questions than it answers.

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Apple courts OLED expert away from LG

02/08/2013, 01:02 pm

Apple has hired an OLED expert who was previously a senior researcher of the screen technology at LG Display.

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Apple tells reseller new Mac Pro coming in spring 2013

02/06/2013, 08:02 am

An Apple Authorized Reseller in France has revealed that the company plans to release its updated Mac Pro desktop this spring, suggesting the hardware will arrive sooner rather than later.

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New smaller form factor Apple TV supposedly outed by the FCC

01/29/2013, 06:01 pm

In a regulatory test document filing on Tuesday, the U.S. Federal Communications Commission revealed an unannounced Apple TV "A1469" model that boasts upgraded internals and a smaller form factor than Apple's current set-top streaming device.

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'iPad 5' rumored to debut in Oct. with mini-like design, 'iPhone 5S' & plastic iPhone also coming [ux2]

01/25/2013, 02:01 pm

A new report claims to shed more light on Apple's 2013 product lineup, including a redesigned iPad that will take cues from the iPad mini, an updated "iPhone 5S," and a low-cost iPhone with a plastic body intended for developing markets [updated with new alleged details].

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Tim Cook: Apple's product pipeline is 'chock full' of 'incredible stuff'

01/23/2013, 05:01 pm

Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook teased on Wednesday that his company has big plans for the rest of 2013, though he unsurprisingly declined to get into specifics.

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TSMC's big expectations for its 20nm chips suggest negotiations with Apple

01/22/2013, 09:01 am

Officials at Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. have high hopes for their forthcoming 20-nanometer chip production process, fueling speculation that Apple plans to adopt the company's chips for its iPhone and iPad starting in 2014.

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Apple exploring idea for removable device clip with tactile controls

01/17/2013, 09:01 am

Apple's unique idea for a removable clip that could add tactile buttons to a portable device was revealed on Thursday in a new filing.

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Apple's 2013 product pipeline to feature new iPhones and all-Retina iPad and MacBook Pro lineups

01/16/2013, 12:01 am

Analyst Ming-Chi Kuo of KGI Securities has made his Apple hardware predictions for the upcoming year, and expects a bevy of new iOS and Mac product releases will help the iPhone maker address a wider swath of the market

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Apple Thunderbolt Display inventory dwindles, may hint at upcoming redesign

01/14/2013, 11:01 am

A number of resellers have run dry of Apple Thunderbolt Display inventory, suggesting the 27-inch monitor may be due for an upgrade, perhaps with a thinner design that takes cues from the latest iMacs.

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Sharp hypes IGZO displays, Apple called a 'prime candidate' to use

01/08/2013, 09:01 am

Sharp this week made its case to CES attendees that IGZO technology is the future of mobile displays, leading one market watcher to believe it's likely inevitable that Apple will adopt them.

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802.11ac Gigabit Wi-Fi experts sought by Apple

01/07/2013, 11:01 am

With Apple rumored to be interested in releasing new Macs with superfast 802.11ac wireless connectivity this year, a new job listing by the company advertises a position for engineers experienced with Gigabit Wi-Fi.

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