“Apple is gearing up to launch a 15.4in MacBook next May, a year after the Intel-equipped consumer notebook first came to market. So claims a Credit Lyonnais Securities Asia analyst, who also names Taiwanese contract manufacturer Foxconn – aka Hon Hai Precision Industry – as the manufacturer,” Tony Smith reports for The Register.
Smith reports, “Analyst Vincent Chen’s claim was relayed via Chinese-language newspaper the Commercial Times and subsequently through local websites who note the deal, if true, means Asus will see its MacBook orders cut by a third. It’s currently believed to be the exclusive supplier.”
Smith is dubious, as are we, in the full article here.
[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “raddoc” for the heads up.]
DigiTimes has a report here.