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Retina MacBook Pro Shipping Delay Improves For U.S. Customers

Retina MacBook Pro Shipping Delay Improves For U.S. Customers

It’s about time.

The shipping delay for the new MacBook Pro with Retina display has decreased for customers in the United States the first time since the notebook made its debut on June 11. What was once a 3-4 week wait has now decreased to 2-3 weeks.

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New MacBook Pro Shipping Delay Slips Again, Now Dispatched In 3-4 Weeks

New MacBook Pro Shipping Delay Slips Again, Now Dispatched In 3-4 Weeks

Order a new MacBook Pro today and you'll be waiting until mid-July to receive it.

Like all of Apple’s popular products, the MacBook Pro suffered a shipping delay soon after it went on sale on Monday. It first appeared in the Apple online store with a 5-7 day wait, but it didn’t take long before than turned into 7-10 days. On Tuesday the delay slipped again to 2-3 weeks. And this morning that situation has only gotten worse.

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New iPad Shipping Delay Drops To Just 3-5 Days In U.S.

New iPad Shipping Delay Drops To Just 3-5 Days In U.S.

Order a new iPad today and get it shipped by this time next week.

Despite steady demand since the device made its debut back in March, Apple has still been able to maintain a speedy international rollout for its latest iPad. The new device is now available in 57 countries around the world, and what’s more, its shipping delay in the U.S. has now dropped to just 3-5 days.

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iPad 3’s Retina Display Will Come from Three Major Suppliers

iPad 3’s Retina Display Will Come from Three Major Suppliers

Despite a rumored delay to the launch of the third-generation iPad, Apple is continuing to piece together its iPad 3 supply chain, which is now said to include three primary LCD makers that will supply the device’s much-anticipated Retina display.

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First White iPhone 4 Teardowns Reveal Modified Proximity Sensor, Camera Lens

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As with any new Apple product, shortly after its release the white iPhone 4 received a customary teardown to see what’s inside. You’d be forgiven for thinking the internals for the white device are exactly the same as those featured within its black counterpart, but surely Apple changed something while it was delayed for all those months?

Well, the first teardowns for the new device reveal changes to both the proximity sensor and the rear-facing camera lens. One of the rumored issues which caused the white handset’s delay was light leakage into the camera; it seems Apple has rectified this issue with a more recessed camera lens.

As you can see in the comparison photo (top), the camera lens on the white device on the right is embedded much deeper into its surround, when compared to the lens featured on the black device on the left.

As for the proximity sensor, these are also different on each device, however, it’s currently unclear how the two components differ. Its obvious from recent images of the white iPhone 4 that Apple has modified the design of the proximity sensor externally: what was once tiny little holes above the device’s speaker is now a much more pronounced opening.

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