WWDC – Last Minute Rumors

WWDC – Last Minute Rumors

Today’s the day! The WWDC Keynote will begin at 10AM Pacific Time, 1PM Eastern. The rumors have been flying hot and heavy,  so we’re just going to collect them all here before the keynote, and then we’ll sift through them afterwards! So here they are, in no particular ranking of feasibility, the last minute WWDC rumors…

Retina Display MacBook Pros

There’s been a lot of buzz about the Retina MacBook Pros.

Well, 9to5Mac has the model numbers and descriptions, and here they are:

  • MC975LL/A – MBP 15.4/2.3/8GB/256GB FLASH-USA
  • MC976LL/A – MBP 15.4/2.6/8GB/512GB FLASH-USA
  • MD831LL/A – MBP 15.4/2.7/16GB/768GB FLASH-USA

It’s been said that these will not be cheap and even pass the $4000 equivalent mark on the high end in some countries.

iOS 6 Beta Build and Safari 6 Developer Preview to be Released at WWDC

A post [Google translation] from WeiPhone.com claims to share a host of official Apple download links for tomorrow’s software releases. The links are not currently active, they include iOS 6 beta build 10A5316k for a variety of devices, as well as a developer preview of Safari 6 for OS X Lion.

Two New Native Apps with iOS 6

According Fox News, (Yeah, I know), Apple is going to release at least two new native apps with iOS 6. Apple is widely expected to release an all-new 3D Maps app. No word on the second one.

New Mac Pro Models

9to5Mac is reporting that a new Mac Pro will launch at WWDC, marking the pro desktop’s first update in nearly two years. the new machine will come in three configurations: two standard models and a server model.

Nvidia Graphics Will be Back in the MacBook Pros

Apple’s jumped between video card vendors in the past, and the rumors have Apple putting Nvidia back into the new MacBook Pro. Rumor has it that Apple will be including the GeForce GT 650M.