Rumor Mill: Apple Pill Will Be Unveiled This Month, Offered in March For $1,000

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The rumor mill has been heating all day, and proper now it’s just too scorching to disregard: the Wall Avenue Journal says that individuals “briefed by the corporate” report that Apple’s long-awaited pill will ship in March for round $1,000, with a proper announcement coming from the corporate at a January twenty seventh occasion.

Proper now particulars are scant, however the Journal appears assured that we will anticipate a 10- or 11-inch display screen that can do all of the issues we’ve been anticipating: show TV reveals, movies, and books, in addition to play video games, run apps and surf the Internet. The worth tag might additionally embrace (or be sponsored by) a subscription to a “nationwide Wi-Fi wi-fi service” (not a cell knowledge plan?).

In fact, probably the most thrilling factor concerning the rising e-reader area at giant and the Apple Pill particularly is the potential to vary the way in which customers work together with print media.

As certainly one of many, many media entities dwelling in each digital and print, we’re thrilled by the numerous visions for the way forward for private media consumption floating round on the market. For those who recall, our mothership firm, Bonnier, even dreamed up a reasonably sick model. And whereas the steep $1,000 price ticket is a bit off-putting, the truth that we is perhaps holding some semblance of digital media’s future in our scorching little palms inside three months is thrilling, to say the very least.

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[WSJ via Gizmodo]