“Apple’s overall Macintosh sales are in decline, for how long we don’t know,” John Martellaro writes for The Mac Observer. “The MacBook Pro is long over due for a refresh. Apple’s Mac Pro has languished. The Mac mini, last updated in 2014, was less than intoxicating. What’s happening?”

Martellaro writes, “If I were to guess, I’d say that there will now be a joint hardware event in September that announces both new MacBook Pros and the new iPhone 7.”

“It’s reasonable to speculate, based on recent history of Apple’s OS designs, that there will be a closer technical relationship between all the product lines,” Martellaro writes. “The delay in the MBP’s would allow Apple to achieve that in one fell swoop. Then we’ll be delighted and all will be forgiven.”

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MacDailyNews Take: Yes, if history is any guide, our patience will be rewarded this autumn!

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