Other World Computing
Feature Graphic
iPhone 6/6+, Hot Thighs and Tights Pants, What's Wrong with iPhone Lines
Feature Graphic
How to get photos on to iOS 8 iCloud Photo Library
Feature Graphic
iPhone pre-orders, iOS 8, Tim Cook Interview + More
Feature Graphic
Podcast: iPhone 6, Watch, Apple Pay, etc, etc
Feature Graphic
Podcast: Cloud security tips, TheFappening, Apple Event, plus more
IGM Logo

| Home | Contact | Advertising | Search | Submit


188 containers of 'electric computers'



By

ImportGenius, an import tracking and analysis firm, reports that Apple and its logistics partners have imported 188 ocean containers of a product type—"electric computers"—never before declared on its shipping manifests.

“They have never before reported this product on their customs declarations,” says Ryan Petersen, ImportGenius.com. “The fact that they are importing millions of units, combined with dwindling stocks of the first generation of iPhones, clearly supports the ... predictions.”

Apple Store


Specifically, Peterson's referring to CitiBank analyst predictions, but it's the collective wisdom of both the blogsphere and mainstream press (Barrons) that Apple will announce the 3G iPhone on June 9th at the Worldwide Developers Conference.

Other tantalizing details have also been uncovered by Import Genius:

Apple's regular shipments (ie "desktop computers") haven't fallen off, indicating that these other 188 containers are likely something new

Each container holds 40,000 units

Quanta and Hon Hai, Apple's iPhone OEM partners, are the source of the containers

Shipments of "electric computers" were received on March 19, 27; April 28 and May 6, 17

A number of shipments went to Ingram Micro, Apple's biggest US distributor

Apple Online Store


Another Apple distributor, Schenker AG, took delivery of 67 containers from Shanghai

Containers containing electric computers were delivered to Vancouver, Canada

All of these delicious details and only one thread, the 3G iPhone, that ties them altogether? We'll simply have to wait for Steve to deliver...

What's your take?

Props to Fortune


Introducing iWork '08. Now with Numbers '08. Just $79. Free Shipping.


Trans Intl

Spacer

Connect with Insanely Great Mac


spacer

Recent Articles

- Taking stock of Apple's own OS X apps
- Continuity Activation Tool now for USB dongles
- The backstory on iOS 8's wallpaper
- Twelve South announces BookBook for iPhone 6/6+
- Apple's new touching The Song ad
- Video: Post-It Note App for iOS captures your notes
- iDevices looks to jumpstart Homekit adoption
- Initial Apple-IBM enterprise solutions announced
- OWC announces SSD upgrade for new Mac Pros
- Apple TV gets YouTube update
- iTunes features best of 2014
- Link: Gift Guide for Bourbon Drinkers
- iPad 2 ad Change
- Jimmy Iovine interview on selling Beats to Apple
- Elgato ships Thunderbolt 2 Dock
- Quora: Should Apple recall the iPhone 6 Plus?
- Link - iCloud security tips
- Other World Computing Holiday Specials
- Trans Intl Holiday Deals
- Pocket reveals interesting metrics on iPhone 6 vs 6 Plus
- Dropbox now integrated with Microsoft Office
- Having a Password Emergency Kit
- Corning announced Gorilla Glass 4
- Mythbusters explain Gorilla Glass
- Podcast: App Store Get vs Free, Pappy Van Winkle, CoD, Plus More!


Browse and search for more articles

IGM Specials

Mercury Extreme SSD
60GB - $47
120GB - $67
240GB - $134

480GB - $245

960GB - $619

iMac RAM
8GB Kit - $97
16GB Kit - $195
32GB Kit - $394

External Storage
500 GB - $129.99
1 TB RAID - $219.99
Mobile RAID - $190

Power2U AC/USB Wall Outlet - $15

Thunderbolt 2 PCIe Expansion - $189

Thunderbolt 2 HDD Enclosure - $299

MacBook Pro RAM
16GB Kit - $148
21GB Kit - $288


Other World Computing

Other World Computing





Home

About

Advertising

Search

Copyright 1995-2014 Insanely Great Mac. All rights reserved.
Privacy Statment | Terms of Service | Editorial Policy