Apple Seeds is iSource’s daily roundup of Apple-related stories for the most diehard of fans, or for the news junkie that has to have all of the day’s news:
Apple Releases New Build of OS X 10.7.2 and iCloud Beta 7 to Developers
Apple has released a new build of OS X 10.7.2 (Build 11C37) and the 7th beta of iCloud installer. Of course, Apple has been pushing builds of 10.7.2 to developers for iCloud testing, and Apple still hasn’t even pushed 10.7.1 to the public.
Images Have Surfaced of an Old Prototype MacBook Pro with 3G Radio
For the longest time, users have been requesting that MacBook Pros ship with a 3G radio, so that they can work even when away from Wi-Fi. Currently users have to use a 3G USB modem or a similar device to active that goal. Well, an eBay sale of a prototype 2007 15″ MacBook Pro with a built-in 3G antenna, and SIM card slot, proves that Apple has at least toyed with the idea of building 3G-ready computers. Who knows if they’ll ever send this idea into production.
Another Report Surfaces Claiming TSMC Beginning Trial Run of A6 Chips
Taiwan Economic News is reporting that Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has started their trial run of Apple A6 processors to be “publicly unveiled” in the second quarter of 2012. So there’s that.
22 New Fake Apple Stores Found in China, Shut Down Soon After
It is being reported that an additional 22 fake Apple Store have been discovered in Kunming, China, and have since been shut down by Chinese authorities. This follows two fake store closings last month due to improper permits. As Daring Fireball’s John Gruber notes, 22 fake Apple stores is double the number of official Microsoft stores.
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