“A good indication that an Apple product refresh is coming soon is when the respective product’s supplies begin tightening up,” Mark Gurman reports for 9 to 5 Mac. “Most recently, this process happened with the iPad prior to the iPad 2 launch and with the MacBook Pro prior to the MacBook Pro refresh with Thunderbolt and quad-core processors.”
“Now, it’s the iMac’s turn for a refresh. We have been told by three people familiar with the matter – all in different countries including the U.S. and an Asian country – that iMac supplies are tightening,” Gurman reports. “Previous reports claim that new iMacs with faster, Sandy Bridge processing chips and Thunderbolt I/O ports are launching between late April and early May.”
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