Apple Retail Store, new Bus, and UMA-2 iBook

MacOS Rumors was busy on Friday - and posted 3 items.


  • Word that Apple is looking to open their own Retail Stores around Macworld NewYork. The previous concern about these were that they would provide competition to CompUSA and (now) the Wiz's offerings.

  • Multichannel Bus Technology slated for the Macs?

  • UMA-2 based iBooks promise decreased size, increased memory capacity, stereo sound, increased bus speed, firewire?, s-video out, and possibly 13" displays. Sounds like a lot of promise... so I wouldn't hold my breath.
  • Popular Stories

    maxresdefault

    iPhone SE 4 With Face ID Said to Be Priced Below $500

    Monday May 20, 2024 3:43 am PDT by
    Apple is targeting a sub-$500 starting price for its upcoming fourth-generation iPhone SE model despite a raft of rumored upgrades coming to the more affordable device. According to leaker Revegnus on X, the U.S. launch price of the fourth-generation iPhone SE will either remain at the same $429 starting price as the current model, or will see an increase of around 10%. Either way, Apple's...
    iOS 17

    Apple Releases iOS 17.5.1 With Fix for Reappearing Photos Bug

    Monday May 20, 2024 10:11 am PDT by
    Apple today released iOS 17.5.1 and iPadOS 17.5.1, minor updates to the iOS 17 and iPadOS 17 operating system updates that came out last September. The 17.5.1 updates come a week after the launch of iOS 17.5 and iPadOS 17.5. iOS 17.5.1 and iPadOS 17.5.1 can be downloaded on eligible iPhones and iPads over-the-air by going to Settings > General > Software Update. According to Apple's...
    iPhone 16 Pro Max Generic Feature 2

    5 Biggest Changes Rumored for iPhone 16 Pro Max

    Tuesday May 21, 2024 7:29 am PDT by
    Given Apple's rumored plan to add an all-new high-end tier to its iPhone 17 series in 2025, this could be the year for Apple to bring its boldest "Pro Max" model to the table — the kind of iPhone 16 upgrade that stands tall above its siblings, both figuratively and literally. If you have been holding out for the iPhone 16 Pro Max, here are five of the biggest changes rumored to be coming...
    microsoft surface pro qualcomm

    Microsoft Says New Surface Pro is Faster Than 15" M3 MacBook Air

    Monday May 20, 2024 3:19 pm PDT by
    Microsoft is going all in on AI, today introducing a series of Copilot+ PCs that have AI-focused hardware. The new Surface Pro is one of the first Copilot+ PCs, equipped with Qualcomm's Arm-based Snapdragon X Elite processor. Microsoft is already pitting the Surface Pro against Apple's M3 MacBook Air, and in marketing materials, claims that the Surface Pro has superior processing power and...
    iPhone 16 Camera Lozenge 2 Perspective

    iPhone 16 Lineup Rumored to Come in These Two New Colors

    Sunday May 19, 2024 11:08 am PDT by
    Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo today outlined his expectations for the iPhone 16 lineup's color options, revealing that two new colors should replace two of the existing shades. Kuo outlined his expectations in a post on X (formerly Twitter) earlier today. He believes that the iPhone 16 Pro and iPhone 16 Pro Max will be available in black, white or silver, gray or "Natural Titanium," and rose....