July 27, 2011
Today, MacRumors reported that Apple is working on a 15-inch ultra thin Mac notebook, which is already in late testing stages at Apple. Following this news TUAW also chimed in to reveal that these notebook will not be oversized Airs, but will be the next 15- and 17-inch MacBook Pro models. And added “we might see them under Christmas trees, with a few weeks to spare.”
July 26, 2011
Now that MacBook Air and OS X Lion are out of the way, blogosphere is refocusing their attention on iPad 3 and iPhone 5 rumors. Digitimes is reporting that Taiwan based IC design houses have joined Apple’s supply chain list for iPad 3 production. According to industry sources iPad 3 supply chain will include iML’s integrated programmable gamma/Vcom buffer solutions, Novatek’s LCD driver ICs, Capella’s ambient light sensors and Richtek’s integrated power management ICs. Steven Shen of Digitimes’ believes that Apple is ready to adopt IC solutions from Taiwan based IC design houses to bring down the cost of iPad 3 production, which will have Retina display.
July 25, 2011
Both Apple and AT&T are planning for fall iPhone 5 launch according to various sources. MacRumors is reporting that Apple has starting recruiting extra part time staff for next two months. Arnold Kim wrote on MacRumors: