“October means a couple of things. First, a new fiscal year for Apple. We’ll get to hear 4th quarter results and annual results in mid-October,” E. Werner Reschke writes for T-GAAP. “This let’s us know whether Apple is on track or has slipped somewhere. Second, it usually means new products of one sort or another.”
“Traditionally October has also been a time when updates to MacBook Pros come to the fore,” Reschke writes. “With the MacBook Air’s popularity — its sleek design and affordable price points — we wonder what exactly the updated MacBook Pro’s will sport this time around.”
“Our curiosity goes straight to the chassis. Right now if you set a MacBook Air next to a MacBook Pro the Pro looks like a boat anchor,” Reschke writes. “To fix that perception we can see Apple rolling out two chassis for the updated MacBook Pro line-up. The first would house the standard hard and super drives and look similar to today. But for those who want to look more MacBook Air-ish, a second design would not contain a super drive and only use the slimmer SSD.”
Read more in the full article here.
[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Fred Mertz” for the heads up.]