The Apple Store has just gone down, a move usually associated with new products.
Bloomberg's Mark Gurman cryptically tweeted over the weekend that Apple was planning updates to iPad and iMac lines ahead
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We have been hearing for a few months now that various iPad updates are in the works. This includes an update to the iPad mini, with almost no changes to the external chassis design. The current iPad mini costs $ 399 and is awkwardly only offered in a 128GB storage configuration. The new Mini is expected to come with an A10 or A11 processor and hit a lower price point
There are also reports of a replacement for the 9.7-inch iPad in the wings. Ming-Chi Kuo said the device would sport and a 10.2-inch display. An anonymous Twitter leaker recently alluded to the existence of a new 10.2-inch and 10.5-inch iPad
The current iMac is long in the tooth, but there have not been any reports of a new model until Gurman's sly tweet this Saturday. However, do not expect the iMac update to feature visual design changes. The new iMac chassis has not changed since 2012.
If Apple was to be planning, say, new iPad and iMac announcements for this week, it would make a real statement about how much it wants to focus its March 25th event on its
– Mark Gurman (@markgurman) March 16, 2019
We will see what morsels Apple has in store for us when the store comes back in a few hours. Outside of iMac and iPad, there is also a chance to release the updated iPod touch, the long-awaited AirPower mat and AirPods wireless charging case and / or AirPods 2.