Mac Rumors

Apple expected to launch thinner MacBook by early 2015

Apple expected to launch thinner MacBook by early 2015

According to DigiTimes, citing Taiwan-based supply chain sources, Apple will launch a thinner MacBook by late 2014 or early 2015. The report claims that Apple manufacturing partners have began production of components for the next-generation MacBook in small volumes as the launch of the notebook approaches. 

Intel’s 14nm Broadwell chip timeline hints at Holiday launch of 12-inch Retina MacBook Air

Intel’s 14nm Broadwell chip timeline hints at Holiday launch of 12-inch Retina MacBook Air

There have long been rumors about a 12-inch Retina MacBook Air, and Intel today said that the 14nm Broadwell chip, a key component of the rumored device, would ship in time for the holiday season.

Mid-2014, 27-inch iMac also briefly spotted on Apple’s Boot Camp support page

Mid-2014, 27-inch iMac also briefly spotted on Apple’s Boot Camp support page

Following a reference to a mid-2014 model Mac mini that was recently uncovered on an Apple support page for Boot Camp, and later removed, it has now been reported that a mid-2014 model 27-inch iMac was also briefly listed on the same page. Apple has yet to release a new Mac mini or 27-inch iMac this year, hinting that updates could be on the horizon. 

Retina MacBook Pro refresh rumored for tomorrow, including faster Haswell processors and 16 GB of RAM [updated]

Retina MacBook Pro refresh rumored for tomorrow, including faster Haswell processors and 16 GB of RAM [updated]

Apple could be preparing to refresh its Retina MacBook Pro lineup with improved hardware as soon as tomorrow, according to a pair of reports that surfaced over the weekend and this morning. The ultra-slim notebooks could be upgraded with faster Haswell processors and increased RAM under the hood, with each model retaining the same price point as the previous generation. 

Apple to begin production of 12-inch MacBook Air in Q3 2014

Apple to begin production of 12-inch MacBook Air in Q3 2014

It has been widely been rumored that Apple will launch a 12-inch MacBook Air later this year.

Taiwanese website DigiTimes now reports that Apple will start production of the new 12-inch MacBook Air in the third quarter of 2014.

WWDC 2014 rumors: Focus on OS X 10.10, New Features pushed to iOS 8.1, iCloud improvements

WWDC 2014 rumors: Focus on OS X 10.10, New Features pushed to iOS 8.1, iCloud improvements

As we move closer towards WWDC 2014, more rumors have emerged, predicting the announcements Apple will be making at they keynote, scheduled for June 2nd. We already know Apple will preview major upgrades to Mac OS X, and iOS at the conference, but the folks at 9to5Mac have a lot more information about the announcements.

Apple to launch new MacBook Airs tomorrow [Update: Specs revealed]

Apple to launch new MacBook Airs tomorrow [Update: Specs revealed]

Apple is reportedly preparing to refresh the MacBook Air line of laptops as early as tomorrow, according to a new report from 9to5Mac.

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.

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.

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).