All Things D is reporting that Apple’s rumored media event will take place on Wednesday, January 27th instead of the previously rumored Tuesday, January 26th. Sources in a position to know tell me Apple (AAPL) is indeed planning a media event later this month at which it will announce a major new product. The gathering […]
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Apple Event to be Held on January 27th not the 26th? Tablet Ships in March?

logo-apple-gray.pngAll Things D is reporting that Apple’s rumored media event will take place on Wednesday, January 27th instead of the previously rumored Tuesday, January 26th.

Sources in a position to know tell me Apple (AAPL) is indeed planning a media event later this month at which it will announce a major new product. The gathering is to be held at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco, a space Apple often uses for media events like these. According to other sources, it will occur on Wednesday Jan. 27, not Tuesday Jan. 26, as had been rumored.

It’s widely believed this will be where the mythical tablet device will be introduced.

On that point, The Wall Street Journal is reporting that the tablet will ship in March after the January introduction.

Apple Inc. plans to unveil a new multimedia tablet device later this month, but doesn’t plan on shipping the product until March, people briefed by the company said.

While the shipping time hasn’t been finalized and could change, people briefed on the matter said the new tablet device will come with a 10- to 11-inch touch screen.

The report also elaborates on claims they received from an unnamed source. They claim Apple has been working on two different materials for this mythical device, and it remains unknown if both materials will be used.

One of the people briefed on the matter added that Apple was working on two different material finishes for the tablet, though it was unclear whether the Cupertino, Calif., company was just testing them or planning to come out with multiple versions of the device at different prices.

This is getting out of hand. They seem so sure about the ship date, but have no idea what the building materials are.

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