Tag Archive: Weeks


Apple’s Rumored Israel-Based Facility May Open in Weeks

As MMi reported Tuesday, the latest data from research firm Gartner indicates that Apple spent approximately $17 billion on semiconductors in 2011, effectively becoming the top chip customer in all of technology. Prior to the report, however, rumors had persisted for months that Apple’s unrelenting need for semiconductors had prompted the company to lay the groundwork for its own semiconductor development center in Israel. According to the latest reports out of the Middle East, Apple is now  [Read More…]

Untethered Jailbreak For iPhone 4S Could Still Be Weeks Away

Despite a message posted to Twitter by Pod2g earlier this week, suggesting an untethered jailbreak for the iPhone 4S was less than a week away from public release, a new blog post detailing the iOS hacker’s process indicates the exploit could still be weeks away yet. Pod2g has revealed that his new exploit requires a developer account to inject the necessary files to your device, and until he finds a  [Read More…]

Apple Patents Outline Portable Hydrogen Fuel Cells, Could Power Devices for “Weeks”

Apple wants to power your mobile devices with hydrogen fuel cells according to two patents titled “Fuel Cell System to Power a Portable Computing Device,” and “Fuel Cell System Coupled to a Portable Computing Device.” While portable hydrogen fuel cell systems are nothing new, they are barely portable enough to fit inside of a Macbook let alone and of Apple’s iDevices. However, the patents in question detail a hydrogen fuel cell system much smaller than  [Read More…]

Build To Order iMac Wait Time Reduced to 2-4 Weeks

Last week, many people noticed that the wait time for build-to-order iMacs with 2TB hard drives had leaped up to 5 to 7 weeks. The folks over at AppleInsider have recently reported that the wait time has now dropped to 2 to 4 weeks. For those of you who had been contemplating whether or not to purchase one, now might be a good time. Especially if it was a planned holiday gift, in which case you should  [Read More…]

Thailand Floods Means Apple Doesn’t Have Enough Hard Drives To Fulfill Some Mac Orders For 5-7 Weeks

Apple’s a master of the supply chain, keeping just a couple days’ worth of inventory at stock any time under the mantra that any product in a warehouse is just costing the company money. The benefit of all of this is Apple is able to manage its supply chain with laser precision, deliver new products quickly and on-time without worrying about selling out existing inventory and save millions while doing  [Read More…]

Initial iPhone 4S Supplies Run Dry, Now Shipping in 1-2 Weeks

If you haven’t already pre-ordered an iPhone 4S, then you probably aren’t going to get one on October 14, when they officially go on sale. Apple now shows ship times of 1-2 weeks for every iPhone 4S configuration. The iPhone 4S pre-sale has been going on for approximately 24 hours and it now seems likely that Apple’s initial supply may have run dry for the moment. High demand is sure to keep supplies tight for the  [Read More…]

International iPhone 4S Pre-Orders Slip to 1-2 Weeks Shipping

Haven’t gotten around to pre-ordering your iPhone 4S yet? Well if you’re in Australia, Canada, France, Germany or the U.K., then you’re no longer going to get it on launch day. New pre-orders for these territories will now face a 1-2 week shipping delay (after the October 14 release date) when ordered through the Apple online store. Orders for the U.S., however, continue to for October 14 for the time being.  [Read More…]

Following His Death, Steve Jobs Authorized Biography Is Coming Out In Just Three Weeks

Following this morning’s new that the authorized biography of Steve Jobs had rocketed up the Amazon book charts, its publishers, Simon & Schuster, have announced that the title’s release date has been brought forward to October 24. Simply titled Steve Jobs, the book is written by Walter Isaacson, and was originally scheduled to ship on November 21. Just this morning we reported that the pre-orders for the book through Amazon had soared by  [Read More…]

Finally: TextMate Updates Just Weeks Away

TextMate 2 is on its way! TextMate users, rejoice: after years of waiting, TextMate 2 is just around the corner. But is it too late?   The official announcement is here. A public beta will be available before Christmas. TextMate, for those of you unaware, is a much-loved coder’s text editor for OS X. A few years ago, it was pretty much the coder’s editor, despite being a  [Read More…]

Canadian Carrier Begins iPhone 5 Employee Training, May Expect Next iPhone Within Weeks [Rumor]

Take this with a huge grain of salt, but one site is reporting that a new leaked memo says that Canadian wireless carrier Rogers is already making their employees undertake “iPhone Pre-Launch Training.” If history’s any guide, that could mean the iPhone 5 will be out within three weeks.