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Topic: Future Hardware

Launch of Apple's new iMac lineup is 'imminent' - report

09/07/2012, 09:09 am

Apple is set to launch a new lineup of iMac desktops in the near future, with a debut now "imminent," according to a new report.


Apple's new iMac expected to be redesigned without Retina display

08/31/2012, 03:08 pm

Apple's iMac will reportedly receive a hardware redesign before the end of the year, but the desktop won't receive a high-resolution Retina display.


'iPhone 5,' 'iPad mini' among 8 new Apple products coming before end of 2012

08/31/2012, 12:08 pm

Apple is gearing up for a monster holiday season with a total of 8 new products reportedly set to go on sale, including a new iPhone, a smaller iPad, new iPods and updated Macs.


Availability of Apple's 27" iMac dwindles ahead of expected Ivy Bridge upgrade

08/31/2012, 12:08 pm

With Apple's iMac lineup due for an upgrade to Intel's Ivy Bridge processors, stock of the larger 27-inch all-in-one desktop has become even more depleted ahead of a possible refresh.


Rumor: Retina displays being produced for 13-inch MacBook Pro

08/26/2012, 10:08 pm

An analyst citing upstream supply chain sources claims that a high-resolution display bound for a rumored 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display is now in production, with initial output volumes expected to be higher than the current 15-inch version.


Rumor: 'iPad mini' manufacture to hit 4M units per month in September ahead of October launch

08/20/2012, 10:08 pm

Although details on Apple much-rumored smaller iPad are scarce, fresh rumors say supply volume of the device are estimated to reach four million units per month beginning in September, giving the company enough time to prepare for the lucrative holiday season.


Apple 'iPad mini' could resemble, be as thin as iPod touch

08/15/2012, 07:08 pm

A litany of photos of alleged "iPad mini" parts have surfaced online, prompting some to create mockups of a thinner, iPod touch-inspired device which insiders claim are close to what Apple is expected to release sometime this fall.


Geekbench again leaks 13-inch Retina MacBook Pro scores, now with 8GB memory

08/10/2012, 02:08 pm

Following an earlier appearance of benchmarks scores for an unreleased iMac and a presumed 13-inch Retina display MacBook Pro (MacBookPro10,2) on the Geekbench website, a second MacBookPro10,2 score has surfaced this month to suggest the model wiill debut with 8GB of standard memory like its larger 15-inch cousins.


Apple files hint at re-engineered iMac and Mac Pro models, potentially without optical drives

08/09/2012, 03:08 pm

Internal configuration files in Mountain Lion make apparent references to yet-unreleased new generations of Apple's iMac (iMac13,0) and Mac Pro (MacPro6,0), both in the context of USB booting options that indicate the new Mac desktops could, for the first time in nearly 20 years, lack built-in optical drives.


Upcoming iOS 6 Passbook app showcased in real-world simulation

08/08/2012, 05:08 pm

In a YouTube video released over the weekend, a mobile app services company simulated a real world shopping experience with Passbook, intended to demonstrate the upcoming app's capabilities.


Next-gen iPhone with "Gorilla Glass inlay" to launch in Sept. despite reported component shortage

08/02/2012, 09:08 pm

Apple's much-rumored next-generation iPhone will hit shelves sometime in September despite rumblings that component supplies may push back the device's launch date, AppleInsider has learned.


Apple's growing expenses signal blockbuster $56B+ holiday quarter

07/31/2012, 12:07 pm

Increases in capital expenditures historically have a direct correlation to revenue at Apple, and a recent spike in spending suggests the company is set to deliver a record quarter of at least $56.4 billion in revenue this holiday season.


Apple component prepayments grow by $1.15B as new products loom

07/30/2012, 02:07 pm

With persistent rumors of a new iPhone, smaller iPad and new iPods set to launch soon, Apple saw its prepayment for inventory components increase by $1.15 billion sequentially in the June quarter.


September launch pegged for Apple's 13" Retina MacBook Pro, new iMac

07/24/2012, 02:07 am

A Retina display-toting 13-inch MacBook Pro is expected to join the recently-released 15-inch model sometime this September and may be accompanied by an iMac refresh, writes analyst Ming-Chi Kuo in a note shared with AppleInsider.


Apple expected to debut iPad mini after September iPhone launch

07/24/2012, 12:07 am

Apple will release a slightly tweaked version of its existing iPad alongside a much-rumored 7-inch model after the sixth-generation iPhone launches in early September, says KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo.


Rumor: Apple partner Pegatron begins next-gen iPhone production

07/23/2012, 01:07 am

Apple manufacturing partner Pegatron has started production of the next-generation iPhone, according to a new report


NYT: Apple's 7.85-inch iPad to be released this fall with sub-$499 price

07/15/2012, 07:07 pm

The New York Times on Saturday joined a multitude of publications by claiming inside knowledge of Apple's plan to release a smaller, less-expensive iPad model for release later this year.


Rumor: Next-gen iPhone now in production, possible design change in tow

07/14/2012, 07:07 pm

Fresh reports from Chinese sources claim Apple's next-generation handset has entered the production phase complete with design changes including the addition of glass to the unit's "uni-body" backplate.


Apple exploring iPod nano clip that doubles as docking contact

07/12/2012, 08:07 am

Apple has shown interest in having the rear clip on the iPod nano double as a quick-and-easy way of recharging and syncing the media player.


Purported 13" Retina MacBook Pro benchmarks appear, launch rumored before Oct.

07/10/2012, 01:07 pm

As benchmarks for an unreleased MacBook Pro running a previously unknown build of Mountain Lion have appeared, a new rumor suggests Apple could launch its 13-inch Retina display MacBook Pro before October of this year.