“Apple may be changing its usual iPhone update schedule to the fall, instead of a pre-summer launch in June/July — the news has popped up multiple times, and a source familiar with Apple’s plans has also confirmed it with Fast Company… Hence Apple seems to be ready to release a barrage of new hardware, including the white version of the iPhone 4, to keep everyone’s pro-Apple sentiment topped up,” Fast Company reports.
“Apple’s supply of iMacs in stores is dwindling and not being refreshed. This tallies with rumors the iMac line is getting a refresh next week, probably bringing Intel’s latest and greatest Sandy Bridge chips with it, as well as Apple’s new speedy interconnect protocol Thunderbolt,” Fast Company reports. “Will the devices also get a design overhaul? They’re a little long in the tooth now. Maybe Apple will further reduce the iMac’s signature ‘chin’ and skinny-up the chassis a little.”
“The next revision of the MacBook Pro is now rumored to include a ‘milestone’ redesign. This tallies with our suspicions right at the start of the year,” Fast Company reports. “We think Apple will again take design cues from the MacBook Air, giving the new Pro’s a skinnier, tapered frame and possibly ditching the optical drive and hard drives (though they may remain as an option, for big-storage users).”
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