“Last year, we learned that the new iPad is codenamed ‘J2′ in the iOS 5.1 Beta software and last week, we learned that it will likely be announced at the beginning of next month,” Seth Weintraub reports for 9to5Mac. “But we also learned of another Apple Jxx product, the next AppleTV, codenamed J33 in the 5.1B software.”
“Perhaps besides both showing up in iOS 5.1 software, the Jxx devices are also A6 devices? We can’t tell for certain if this new device will be a 1080P/A6 upgrade from the current or something bigger,” Weintraub reports. “One of our Best Buy sources just pinged us, alerting us that Apple TV isn’t just out of stock at his store, but no more are actually shipping out to stores at all.”
Weintraub reports, “A quick check around the web shows an eerily similar pattern: Amazon is out for ‘2-5 weeks…'”
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