Is the Apple rotting?
So aside from Leopard last week, what’s in Apple’s stable to keep this 2007 season momentum going? I mean, not to say that it hasn’t been a stellar year so far (check Q4 financial reports). And Christmas seems to look like your average winner with four iPods, a cheaper iPhone, a new OS (which a recent 9to5Mac poll shows 40% “waiting” to buy), and redesigned iMacs. But will we see something truly unique between now and Macworld in January ’08 for your Christmas buck? Here’s what the intertubes are saying:
- New Macbook rumors arise again, this time with semi-solid speculation fueled from code within Leopard.
- Mac Pro revision with the Penryn Intel chipset said set for late November.
- An early release of iPhone 2.0, or even an early November SDK release (for developers to be ready @ Macworld ’08).
- AppleTV 2.0. / Mac Nano devices. (Or our favorite, actual updates for the current one).
- The infamous, ultra mini portable nano invisible Macbook Pro line.
- Ease of OS X install/hack on PC’s equating to Apple software being prepped and sold for PC’s (i.e. OS X Leopard and iLife ’08).
Just some of the choice items of course… Have we missed any bigger ones? Let us know, we won’t tell anyone… promise…
[Photo provided by Michael Gates c/o the Channel Z Flickr.]