When it comes to evaluating the next big thing, we turn to our secret weapon: the TUAW braintrust. We put the question to you and let you have your go at it. Today's topic is hardware.
WWDC's icumin' in -- and rumors are high and thick on the ground. Hardware upgrade speculation is rampant. Are we about to see a full Mac line refresh? Or will Apple deliver a more modest set of changes?
While most people seem to feel that now is the right time for new laptops, others are pointing to mini, iMac, and Pro models waiting for their day in the sun.
And what about that rumored Apple HDTV? Or iPhone 5? Nonsense? Or is there a grain of truth hidden among that no-way-in-hellity?
Will Tim Cook & co. provide a hardware-heavy WWDC keynote? You tell us. Place your vote in this poll and then join in the comments with all your analysis.
|None at all. It's a *software* conference, people.||128 (9.3%)|
|Refreshed MacBook covered at the keynote. Walks like an Air, talks like a Pro.||278 (20.2%)|
|Across the board refreshes, all introduced by Uncle Tim. "You get a refresh! And you! And you!" It's one more thing, all over again, for those of us who love the hardware as well as the OS.||349 (25.4%)|
|One or two updates mentioned during the keynote, with Mac Pro, mini, and iMac units showing up in the store after the conference in addition to the announced laptops.||347 (25.3%)|
|All the hardware...AND an iPhone||147 (10.7%)|
|Several computers and refreshed AirPlay-enabled Cinema Displays, baby!||32 (2.3%)|
|Forget about the computers, it's the glass Apple TV announcement I'm looking forward to. Architectural glass, impossibly thin bezel, 5x brighter with more contrast than a similar Sony.||18 (1.3%)|
|Steve Sande gets a full follicle upgrade, returning to his default "thick head of hair" trademark days.||32 (2.3%)|
|Something else. I'll tell you in the comments.||42 (3.1%)|