Rumor: Apple to launch Retina MacBook Air later this year

Rumor: Apple to launch Retina MacBook Air later this year

According to supply chain sources cited by Digitimes, Apple is working on a MacBook Air featuring a Retina display with launch expected later this year. It is very likely that this could be the much rumored 12-inch MacBook that the company is allegedly working on, although there’s no confirmation of that as of yet.

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Apple to stop production of 13-inch non-Retina MacBook Pros this year [Report]

Apple to stop production of 13-inch non-Retina MacBook Pros this year [Report]

A new report claims that Apple is looking to permanently stop the production and sales of the 13-inch non-Retina MacBook Pros in the second half of 2014. This comes less than a year after its 15 inch sibling was discontinued.

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Apple testing iPhones with Sapphire Glass Display

Apple testing iPhones with Sapphire Glass Display

One of the main reasons for iPhone warranty claims is cracked and broken screens.

With the iPhone 5 and iPhone 5s, Apple addressed part of the problem by replacing the glass back casing with anodized aluminum with inlays along the top and bottom made of  ceramic glass (on the white and silver model) or pigmented glass (on the black and slate model).

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Belgian Retailer listing suggests new Mac mini coming in February

Belgian Retailer listing suggests new Mac mini coming in February

In the past couple of years, Apple has updated several products in the Mac lineup, but hasn’t given much attention to the Mac mini, which was last updated in October 2012.

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New panels from Display Supplier hints at 4K Apple Displays

New panels from Display Supplier hints at 4K Apple Displays

When Apple launched the much-awaited Mac Pro, it boasted that the desktop could support up to three 4K displays at once, but it didn’t seem to have its own line of Cinema Displays ready with 4K capabilities. This could change soon, as AU Optronics has introduced new 27-inch and 32-inch 4K display panels.

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Apple seeds OS X 10.9.1 and OS X 10.9.2 Mavericks to employees

Apple seeds OS X 10.9.1 and OS X 10.9.2 Mavericks to employees

9to5Mac reports that Apple has internally seeded two updates for Mavericks, OS X 10.9.1 and OS X 10.9.2 to its employees.

According to 9to5Mac, OS X 10.9.1 is codenamed “Board” and not surprisingly includes bug fixes for OS X Mavericks which was released as a free upgrade last month.

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Apple’s October 22nd iPad event: What to expect

Apple’s October 22nd iPad event: What to expect

Apple’s October 22nd media event is official, and is going to be held at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco. The event invite, in typical Apple fashion, includes a cryptic reference that says “We still have a lot to cover” which doesn’t say much about what the company plans to release, but with the continuos stream of rumors and leaks, it’s next to confirmed that we’ll see new iPads.

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Analyst Predictions for Apple’s October 22nd Event: Thinner, Lighter iPad 5 with A7X chip, Retina iPad mini 2 with A7 chip, No Touch ID or Gold color option

Analyst Predictions for Apple’s October 22nd Event: Thinner, Lighter iPad 5 with A7X chip, Retina iPad mini 2 with A7 chip, No Touch ID or Gold color option

KGI Securities Analyst Ming Chi Kuo has issued a new research report to investors, in which he has provided his predictions for Apple’s media event on October 22nd.

Kuo has a good track record when it comes to predicting Apple product plans based on his supply chain sources. 

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Rumor: Apple to launch new MacBook Pros in late October, Mac Pro on November 15

Rumor: Apple to launch new MacBook Pros in late October, Mac Pro on November 15

According to French site MacG, Apple will launch new MacBook Pros on October 24th or 25th, the iPad 5 and iPad mini 2 on October 30th or October 31st.

The report also claims that Apple may launch Mac Pro, which was unveiled during the WWDC 2013 Keynote in June, on November 15th.

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Analyst: Apple will release Ultra-Slim 12-inch Retina MacBook in 2014

Analyst: Apple will release Ultra-Slim 12-inch Retina MacBook in 2014

KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has quite an exciting prediction for 2014. He says Apple will release a MacBook with a 12-inch Retina display that, despite its features, will be thinner and lighter than the MacBook Air.

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