Spring hardware refresh

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  1. Sam Posten

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    Wasn't there going to be a huge WWDC-like event to unveil the new iPads or any other updated hardware for that matter?
     
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    I hope so. I'm online-chatting with Apple Support right now to see if my iPad Air 2 is dead. I might be buying ASAP.
     
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    All signs point to there only being a press release level of announcements, no keynote. More than likely the next event will be WWDC on June 5th. And then the first one at the new Apple Campus in the fall, unless they can somehow get construction done on that before WWDC.
     
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    I thought the rumors were for next week. They are for today. So we'll see if there are any updates this afternoon.
     
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    Wow. How Lame!

    Nothing new on the iPad Pro models? Nothing new on desktops or laptops?
     
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    It was an odd number of announcements this morning. But I'm betting on a proper iPad Pro update announcement in the coming weeks.
     
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    Very likely on Friday I'm ordering the $329 32GB iPad to replace my failing 64GB iPad Air 2.

    Dollars to doughnuts there are new iPad Pro models announced this Fall with the iPhones.

    The $2500 question is where are the new iMacs? Do they come out this summer with WWDC? Or does Apple punt another year on their desktop line?
     
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    Dave,

    I replied earlier that the laptop/desktop refreshes usually always come in the fall.

    That reply was rebuked by another member.

    I still stand by my original comments that the laptop/desktop refreshes will come in the fall.
     
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    My iPad Air 2 is dead. A young three years. I think a damaged lightning cable damaged its charging circuitry. :(

    I'm ordering a new "iPad" on Friday. The step down from 64GB to 32GB will take some adjustment but I hope to be ok with a little effort. At this point, I don't want to spend an extra $100 to jump to 128GB for an unplanned and modest iPad upgrade
     
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    Yes, but I believe that argument netted you 10,000 Trophy Points! :D

    Listening to this week's MacBreak Weekly, Rene Ritchie of iMore.com is insistent that we're going to see iMac upgrades this Spring. Their assertion is we'll get a quiet upgrade, like with yesterday's iPad, in a week or two. I hope they're right. I can wait until Fall. But my 2009 iMac is getting tired.
     
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    I hope you are right.
     
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    About the iMacs...or the trophy points?!?

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    The Yodeling Cowboy strikes again! :)
     
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    I guess I can't get any more points here either huh? =p
     
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    Well nerds. iPad doesn't go on sale until 8:01am PDT. Doesn't do me any good trying to order before work on EDT. Maybe my wife will be able to get an order in later this morning. Hoping for early arrival next week. I'm struggling in my iPad-less life! :wacko::unsure::huh:
     
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