Update above: that’s the screenshot from Apple’s internal product number system. Note the July 14th launch date for the MacBook Airs (same thing for the Minis). If anyone is wondering, the deleted part is the prices of the new Airs. We’re keeping that private for now.
I’ll make this quick because I’m at the hospital waiting for the ‘launch’ of my son. (:D Screw the hardware/software, right?!)
We’ve been almost certain that today was the launch of Lion and a new round of Macs based on them for a number of weeks now. At this point, it doesn’t appear to be happening today.
We have, as we have had in the past, part numbers for all of Apple’s upcoming MacBook Airs, White MacBooks and Minis. Not only do we have the part numbers but we have the prices. And not only do we have the prices but attached to some of them, Apple has included the July 14th launch date. We have these numbers from two separate sources in two different countries so we’re certain that no one (besides Apple?) is pulling one over on us.
One of those sources, Mr. X, has been extremely accurate in the past.
Naturally, we thought that Lion would be coming with all of these new computers so a 14th launch date made some sense.
Whether these dates were a purposeful decoy on Apple’s part, the product ship date slipped for whatever reason or something else entirely, that’s what we have. Obviously, all of these things are coming soon.
Speaking of that, I’ve got to get back to delivering this kid.