爱思英语编者按:希望在苹果网店购买新MacBook的欧美顾客们如今发现,往常“24小时内发送”的标语不见了。此举引来传言:电脑巨人可能本周四宣布硬件更新。


Apple's new Air computer was highly praised when it launched last year. Now upgrades for MacBooks are expected immnenetly too

Apple MacBook upgrade expected soon?
苹果MacBook升级指日可待?
 

Changes to online MacBook availability have sparked rumours that Apple is to announce upgrades as soon as this week.

MacBook在线销售变更传言四起:本周苹果将宣布升级。http://www.24en.com爱思英语网

Customers wishing to buy a new MacBook from Apple’s online store in the US and the UK will now find that the usual “Dispatched within 24 hours” signs have disappeared. The move has sparked rumours that the computer giant could announce a hardware ‘refresh’ as soon as this Thursday. http://www.24en.com爱思英语网

希望在苹果网店购买新MacBook的欧美顾客们如今发现,往常“24小时内发送”的标语不见了。此举引来传言:电脑巨人可能本周四宣布硬件更新。

All US models and some UK versions are now shown as available in “3-5 business days”. Rumour site Appleinsider has also reported that Apple has told stores to expect “sealed packages” this week. The company usually sends new models with strict instructions that they are not to be opened until an agreed date. http://www.24en.com爱思英语网

所有美版和部分英版都有“3-5个工作日”送达的标语。该传言发起的网站Appeinsider也称,苹果公司本周向商店下达“密封包装”的通知。苹果公司发布新产品时都会有严格说明,不到既定日期不许开封。http://www.24en.com爱思英语网

Recent computer hardware updates from Apple, as opposed to the iPod and iPad lines, have been met with critical acclaim. The MacBook Air ultraportable was praised for both its lightweight design and its extremely fast start-up times. 

最近苹果电脑硬件升级的举动引来极大欢呼。超便移式MacBook Air以两大特点受到赞誉:重量设计超轻,开机速度极快。

Sony, however, is also expected to use this week to launch a new range of Vaio computers in the UK. The company does not have a serious rival, for instance, to Apple’s Air but has focused in the past on highly portable versions of very powerful PCs. 

然而SONY也将于本周在英国发布新Vaio电脑。SONY对苹果Air来说不是对手,但SONY也对便携式高能PC加大了投入。

Specifications for any new Apple MacBooks have been the subject of much speculation, but Apple has declined to comment. Full details are likely to be released on Apple’s website. http://www.24en.com爱思英语网

新Macbook参数规格成为了众人猜测话题,但是苹果拒绝评论。具体细节可能会在苹果官网公布。