Apple Store Offline, Rumors Point to New Laptops

Apple's online retail Web site went offline Tuesday morning, leading to speculation that the company is about to introduce updated versions of its MacBook Pro lineup.

Recent rumors have been pointing to the release of MacBook Pro models sporting Intel's new i5 or i7 processors. If so, the new laptops would likely offer substantial performance improvements and longer battery life compared to the current models.

Be sure to check in with TMO for our coverage of any new product announcements Apple may have up its sleeve.