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Apple could be working on touch screen netbook

Might ship in Q3

By: Sean Kalinich from Mar 9, 2009 @ 11:23 CDT

Now that we know the rumors about the new MacMini were true we are starting to see a whole new crop of rumors. According to DigiTimes Apple may be gearing up to release a touch screen netbook in the near future.

According to the DigitTimes report Wintek will be supplying the touch screens while Quanta will build the new iToy. The new netbook, if real should start shipping in Q3.

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Apple could be working on touch screen netbook

Taiwan-based Wintek will supply touch panels for Apple's new netbook, and shipments will start in the third quarter this year, according to a Chinese-language Commercial Times report.

Wintek revealed that it is currently working with Apple to develop some new products, but it said it does not know what applications the new products are for. Wintek added that no shipment schedule has been worked out yet, but shipments are likely to begin in the second half of the year.

Quanta Computer will be the maker of Apple's new netbook, the Commerical Times report said.