“Apple closed the door this morning on any speculation that it would announce new hardware at its Worldwide Developers conference saying it would focus on iOS and Mac OS,” Jim Dalrymple reports for The Loop.
“Apple’s apparent focus on software in its WWDC announcement backs up what my own sources are saying about the annual conference,” Dalrymple reports. “That is, expect a software show in 2011, not a hardware event.”
Dalrymple reports, “At past WWDCs, Apple might show off a new piece of hardware, but Gartner analyst Michael Gartenberg warns about getting too caught up in the past. ‘You get caught up in patterns, and it holds true, until it doesn’t,’ Gartenberg told The Loop. ‘There is no reason for Apple to follow a predictable yearly pattern, and it keeps their competition off guard a little bit.'”
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[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Lynn W.” for the heads up.]