iMac Tag

The very reliable KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has published (via 9to5mac)his expectations of the products in Apple’s pipeline in 2014. According to the report, here are Kuo’s predictions: 12-inch MacBook with new design + Retina Display: Smaller MacBook with entirely new design Launching in either Q2 or Q3 of 2014 12-inch screen, but as portable as current 11-inch MacBook Air and productive as 13-inch MacBook Air Higher-resolution display (Retina) Will “redefine laptop computing” once again just like the current MacBook Air design Thinner/lighter than MacBook Air, new clamshell structure Will runRead More
Apple 13-inch MacBook Pro

Posted On April 25, 2013By Storm WilliamsIn Apple News, Featured

Report: MacBook shipments to grow 10% in 3Q13

MacBook shipments to grow 10% in 2Q13 According to a new report from Digitimes, Apple is expected to see  10% sequential growth in MacBook shipments in the third quarter, according to upstream supply sources. “Apple’s MacBook shipments in the third quarter are expected to grow 10% sequentially as the company has almost finished digesting its excess inventory and should start placing new orders in mid-May,”  Aaron Lee and Joseph Tsai report. “The orders in May are expected to be mainly Haswell-based models.” Apple’s recent earnings results for the second quarterRead More

Posted On January 27, 2013By Storm WilliamsIn Apple News

Apple Hunting For A Siri Software Engineer

Siri Software Engineer On January 25, 2013, Apple posted a job opening for a – Siri Software Engineer, with the successful applicant becoming a part of the next big revolution in human‐computer interaction and redefining the smartphone. Apple CEO Tim Cook has already stated that Siri, your humble virtual personal assistant, is a startegy for the next decade and not just a product. He also made it clear that Apple will be “doubling down” on Siri at D10 last year. “Siri is one of the most popular features of iPhone 4S,” Cook said at the time.Read More

Posted On January 17, 2013By Storm WilliamsIn Apple News

Source: Apple To Launch A Full-Fledged TV Set For Christmas

TheTechStorm has been informed by a very reliable source that Apple is set to launch a full-fledged TV later this year. Before I go into details of what I know, I would like to provide some background to how this story came about. TheTechStorm is a new blog that focuses mainly on reporting on Apple related news. Consequently, I have been working very hard to find a source within the company (not someone from its supply chain in Asia) with inside information, which will enable me to publish articles thatRead More
TheTechStorm has spotted this interview by Apple’s CEO Tim Cook with Sina Technology –  the technology-related news section of, in which he revealed that Apple is working hard behind the seen to improve the approval process in China. According to the report, Tim Cook stated that Apple had an incredible year in 2012, he said the company updated almost all product lines, launching the iPhone 5, iPad mini, iPad, MacBook Pro and iMac, and many other products. Cook highlighted that all of the products were well received by consumers around the world. HeRead More
  Apple is definitely making a full-fledge Apple TV Rumours of a full-fledged Apple TV has been doing the rounds for a number of years, fuelled mainly by managing director and senior research analyst at Piper Jaffray – Gene Munster. However, it was not until an excerpt from Steve Jobs Biography by Walt Isaacson was published by many news outlets including the The Washington Post that the world stood up and took note. Here is what The Washington Post had to say: [quote] He very much wanted to do for television setsRead More

Posted On December 12, 2012By Storm WilliamsIn Apple News

WSJ: Apple Has Tested TV Designs

Just yesterday I reported that Apple will be building a full fledge TV in contradiction to a  Jean-Louis Gassée piece on his Mondaynote blog. In that piece I stated that Apple  will definitely be building a TV set because it’s the only way that they can deliver the level of innovation to make the device a revolutionary product. Today, The Wall Street Journal is reporting that their sources in Asia are reporting that Apple has been working with Hon Hai Precision Industry and Japan’s Sharp Corp in designing a large screen HD TV. According to the report: [quote] Apple Read More

Posted On December 3, 2012By Storm WilliamsIn Apple News

Some Apple’s iMacs Assembled In The US

  Reports from various sources have revealed that some of Apple’s latest iMacs may have been assembled in the US. During one of their teardown, iFixit revealed markings on the back of an iMac stated, “Designed by Apple in California, Assembled in USA.” 9to4Mac has reported that iFixit is not the only outlet seeing these markings on Apple’s new iMacs. According to the report, “Regardless of previous endeavors, Apple is shipping new iMacs “Assembled in USA”.  PED at Fortune found one. Jay Yarrow at BI found one too. This isn’t an isolated incident.  We’ve also heardRead More

Posted On November 28, 2012By Storm WilliamsIn Apple News

Apple: Mass Production Issues With New iMacs And iPad Mini

  Digitimes report that,  Apple’s newly released iPad mini and 21.5- and 27-inch iMac is hit with  mass production issues. Consequently, parts providers in Apple’s supply chain will reportedly have to wait until the first quarter of 2013 to see improvement in their revenues. Han and Wolfgram report, “Mass production of panels used in the iPad mini has reportedly suffered low yield rates, and backlight module providers have also had a shortage of supplies, which is affecting the amount of iPad minis that can be shipped in 2012.” According to theirRead More

Posted On November 27, 2012By Storm WilliamsIn Apple News

Apple News: New iMacs & iPhone Over Takes Android in The US

  Apple News    Apple has announced that the new 21.5-inch iMac will be available this Friday, Nov. 30.  The 27-inch iMac will be available for order through the Apple Online Store and will begin shipping in December. According to Apple the new iMacs are: [quote] Redesigned from the inside out, the new iMac packs high performance technology into an aluminium and glass enclosure that measures just 5 mm thin at its edge and features a reengineered display that reduces reflection by 75 percent. The new iMac includes 8GB of 1600 MHz memory,Read More

Posted On November 20, 2012By Storm WilliamsIn Apple News

Apple News Roundup: iTV In 2013 & Siri In OX 10.9

According to a report from Appleinsider, Piper Jaffray analyst – Gene Munster has issued a note to investors indicating that in 2013 Apple will be adding new products to the their current offerings. Munster once again posited that the Cupertino-based will be releasing  a television set in time for the holiday 2013 shopping season. He expects the product to be priced between $1,500 and $2,000, with screen sizes between 42 and 55 inches. Seriously, Apple should name at least one feature of this iTV – Gene. The guy has been beenRead More
  From reading my blog it’s clear that I’m a pro-Apple guy. I like the company and own lots of Apple products. This is not because I’m a sheep and feels smug. I just love the effort and care Apple puts into designing the best products for consumers. And from my experiences,  these products work well and fits in my daily work flow. Of course, I do pay an extra premium for these devices. But guess what, it’s my choice and I don’t think I should be insulted for buying an AppleRead More