Investors are obviously quite optimistic about Apple's
Last month, reports began to surface with some specific dates, saying that Apple was planning on hosting a media event on Sept. 12 to unveil the new iPhone as well as potentially the mythical iPad Mini and new iPod models. Those same rumors pointed to Sept. 21 as the date of official launch, just nine days after the potential unveiling. Well, there are now two more hints that investors and consumers can count on those dates.
MacRumors reports that numerous Apple resellers in Europe have been instructed to clear additional table real estate for iPad displays over the next several weeks, with the deadline being specifically Sept. 12. The most obvious takeaway here is that Apple may be asking resellers to clear way to add the iPad Mini to the displays.
Separately, TechCrunch is on the record saying that Verizon
Both reports corroborate the same dates we've been hearing in September, so now that the "when" seems mostly as expected, the biggest question at this point is the "what" -- as in, What does Apple truly have up its sleep next month?
A new iPhone? Without a doubt. A new iPod lineup? Chances are good. An iPad Mini? That would be a game changer. T-minus one month and counting.
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