Graphics chip shipments fell during the first quarter this year, but could stabilize later this year as people look to upgrade PCs with new operating systems, a research firm said in a study released on Tuesday.
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Apple Inc. Wednesday will report that it's sold fewer Macs in the first quarter of 2009 than the same period the year before, the first time in nearly six years that the company will have acknowledged a sales slide, a Wall Street analyst predicted Tuesday.
Apple will roll out Snow Leopard, its next operating system, June 8, according to a report based on openings at the San Francisco event center the company frequently books for its developer conference.
Apple has delivered another pre-release build of Snow Leopard, its next operating system, that includes developer tools to mimic the iPhone's location-sensing skills and boost the multi-touch function of the company's laptops, according to reports on the Web.