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Topic: Future Hardware

Apple readying second generation of AirPort Express 802.11n

09/12/2011, 11:09 pm

Apple will soon begin shipping a new version of its AirPort Express portable 802.11n base station, capping a recent series of refreshes to the company's line of WiFi routers ahead of this fall's iCloud launch.

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Rumor: Apple investigating USB 3.0 for Macs ahead of Intel

09/01/2011, 10:09 pm

A new report claims Apple has continued to investigate implementing USB 3.0 in its Mac computers independent of Intel's plans to eventually support USB 3.0 at the chipset level.

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Apple interested in creating colorful, durable carbon fiber devices

09/01/2011, 09:09 am

Future devices from Apple could be built with a super-durable and light material like carbon fiber, but could also be available in a variety of colors thanks to a composite laminate surface.

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Photos of alleged white fifth-gen iPod touch part emerge

08/27/2011, 09:08 pm

A parts supplier has acquired white-colored parts purportedly for a fifth-generation iPod touch, providing further evidence that Apple is moving forward with a white version of the media player.

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Intel also hearing rumors Apple testing MacBooks based on own A-series chip

08/22/2011, 02:08 pm

An Intel executive said this week it would be foolish to ignore reports that Apple is considering switching some of its Macs away from Intel's mainstream processors and towards its own A-series of mobile chips because it's been hearing the same rumors.

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Apple may introduce a radically different Mac product family by year's end

08/22/2011, 07:08 am

With consumers embracing a rapid shift away from traditional computers and towards a growing array of mobile devices, Apple may be preparing to introduce a distinct family of next-generation Mac designs unlike anything seen to date, a vague rumor suggests.

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Rumor: Apple may hold iPod media event on Sept 7 [u]

08/12/2011, 02:08 am

An unverified report claims Apple will hold its annual iPod media event on Sept. 7 and could possibly announce the iPhone 5 later that month September or in early October.

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Apple seen merging iOS, Mac OS X with custom A6 chip in 2012

08/03/2011, 10:08 am

Apple is looking to merge its iOS and Mac OS X operating systems into one unified platform for applications and cloud services as soon as next year starting with the MacBook Air, one Wall Street analyst believes.

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Apple looking to sweeten battery life with redesigned 'jelly rolls'

07/28/2011, 09:07 am

Battery life in future iPhones and MacBook Pros could be improved with Apple's concept for a new, redesigned battery containing multiple "jelly rolls" enclosed in a single pouch.

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Apple evaluating solar powered devices, but don't expect anything soon

07/27/2011, 08:07 am

Apple has reportedly shown continued interest in building solar-powered devices, but the niche market for solar components is said to require more time to mature.

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Apple rumored to be working on ultra-thin 15- and 17-inch notebooks

07/26/2011, 05:07 pm

With Apple's new family of MacBook Airs gaining considerable traction in the marketplace over the past nine months, the company is believed to be working to introduce 15- and 17-inch models with a similar minimalist design to capitalize on the trend towards ultra-mobile computing.

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Apple roadmap hints at white iPod touch but few changes in 2011

07/22/2011, 03:07 am

An update next month to Apple's flagship digital media player may outfit the device in an additional color but may otherwise represent a rather modest refresh when compared to years past, AppleInsider has been told.

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Filing reveals Apple's unique dual-screen e-ink reader concept

07/21/2011, 10:07 am

Apple has shown interest in creating a unique new motion-controlled portable device with dual e-ink displays designed specifically for reading and interacting with digital content.

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Apple exploring multilayer displays for three-dimensional computing

07/21/2011, 08:07 am

Apple has shown interest in creating a new type of display with multiple transparent layers, offering the ability to display a three-dimensional image without the need for glasses.

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Apple may begin to phase out legacy 13-inch white MacBook

07/19/2011, 02:07 pm

Apple's white polycarbonate MacBook, which has long served as the company's entry-level notebook, may be slowly phased out this year, according to one insider.

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Golden Master copies of Mac OS X 10.7 Lion arrive on hard disks at Apple stores

07/18/2011, 09:07 pm

Hard disk drives bearing the Golden Master version of Mac OS X 10.7 Lion have arrived at Apple's retail stores ahead of an imminent launch, according to a new report.

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Apple set to release Lion, new MacBook Airs as soon as Wednesday

07/18/2011, 10:07 am

Apple as early as Wednesday will launch two highly anticipated products: Mac OS X 10.7 Lion and new Thunderbolt-equipped MacBook Airs, AppleInsider has learned.

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Apple Cinema Display page under maintenance ahead of Thunderbolt update [u]

07/16/2011, 02:07 am

Shortly after leaked images of an updated Thunderbolt-capable LED Cinema Display surfaced, the Apple Online Store's page for the product stopped working, serving as further evidence that a refresh is imminent.

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Leaked images show Apple's new Thunderbolt LED Cinema Display

07/15/2011, 03:07 pm

Images discovered on Apple's own servers show a new Thunderbolt-equipped LED Cinema Display, suggesting the new hardware is set for an imminent launch.

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Report reaffirms Apple will launch new MacBook Airs next week [u]

07/14/2011, 06:07 pm

A new report Thursday corroborates that Apple is expected to launch new MacBook Airs next week, featuring backlit keyboards and minimum 128GB solid-state hard drives.

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