A few Apple rumors

These are the few Apple rumors circulating the web this week:

  • New cases have been spotted suggesting second-generation iPad will sport a rear-facing camera and an SD card slot. iPad 2 is expected to have a front-facing camera for FaceTime and is thinner than current model. Sources from Taiwan have also reported that Apple has selected the key component supplier for iPad 2’s screen which is backlight LCD.
  • Mac App Store, which was rumored for a December launch, is rumored now for a January 2011 launch. Steve Jobs announced during Apple’s ‘Back to the Mac’ October 20 event that Mac App Store will launch within 90-days.
  • Apple is rumored to adopt Intel’s new Sandy Bridge platform and processor with build in CPU processor for new some models of MacBook and MacBook Pro in early 2011. Apple is believed to still offer MacBook with discreet graphic processors in higher end model.