“Apple is planning to introduce new Macs at an Oct. 27 event, sources confirmed to Recode,” Ina Fried reports for Recode.

“Apple has gone a long time without making significant changes to any of its Mac models, with most experts encouraging customers to hold off all but essential new purchases until the lineup was updated,” Fried reports. “Tops among the rumors have been reports that Apple will introduce a new MacBook Pro sporting a row of customizable touchscreen keys.”

“The Mac event is expected to take place at or near Apple’s Cupertino campus rather than in San Francisco, where the company held many recent events, including the iPhone 7 announcement,” Fried reports. “It’s going to be a busy week. Apple has its earnings report on Tuesday…”

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MacDailyNews Take: Good things come to those who wait!

That damnable little birdy keeps telling us “Soon.”MacDailyNews, October 14, 2016

As for the, uh… extended wait for new Macs: Good things, very good things, come to those who wait. Not much longer now. Patience, Padawans.MacDailyNews, September 22, 2016

A little birdy tels us that Mac users need be patient only a little while longer; they’ll soon be nicely rewarded.MacDailyNews, September 11, 2016

“Big-time” Mac doings are “in the near-term pipeline,” a little birdy tells us.MacDailyNews, September 9, 2016

The good news is that the wait is nearly over and it sounds like it will have been worth it for a majority of Mac users!MacDailyNews, August 31, 2016

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Has Apple lost interest in the Mac? – September 11, 2016
Tim Cook: Apple is ‘very committed’ to the Mac, ‘stay tuned’ – September 9, 2016
Apple preps massive Mac overhaul – August 31, 2016
Apple hardware pipeline includes new iMac, MacBook Pro, MacBook Air models and 5K monitor – August 29, 2016