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Topic: Future Hardware

Reported iMac inventory shortage may signal imminent refresh

09/18/2012, 08:09 pm

According to a report on Tuesday, some Apple authorized resellers are seeing little to no inventory of current iMac models in the supply chain, hinting that a refresh may be on the horizon.

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Average price of iOS device cables to rise 84% with new 9-pin design

09/12/2012, 08:09 am

The new 9-pin dock connector expected to debut with Apple's next iPhone will also cary a higher cost that is projected to push its average selling price up 84.3 percent year over year.

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New iPod touch said to have built-in GPS & new colors, to act as game controller

09/12/2012, 07:09 am

Apple is reportedly set to unveil a next-generation iPod touch that will be a major change from its predecessor, packing in a dedicated GPS receiver, a high-definition FaceTime camera, and a 4-inch in-cell touchscreen and potentially acting as a game controller with other devices like the Mac or iPad.

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Rumor: Apple interested in Philips 'Smart LED Flash' technology

09/11/2012, 08:09 am

Apple is rumored to have shown interest in a new camera flash technology from Philips that could appear in the new "iPhone 5."

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Stock-outs of Apple's AirPort Extreme could hint at new 802.11ac model

09/10/2012, 01:09 pm

Availability of the AirPort Extreme base station has run out at some major third-party resellers, potentially signaling that an updated model with support for 802.11ac could be en route.

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Apple suppliers now shipping new 13" Retina MacBook Pros, iMacs - report

09/10/2012, 07:09 am

New 13-inch MacBook Pros with Retina display and updated all-in-one iMacs are now being shipped by Apple's upstream supply chain, according to a new report.

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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.

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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.

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'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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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