Apple's manufacturing partners have begun production of the iPad 3, which will have a faster processor and work with LTE networks, according to reports.
The iPhone 5 will launch in the third quarter of 2012 and will be slimmer than current generation models, according to a Morgan Stanley analyst.
Violence in crowds queuing outside Apple Stores in Beijing prompted Apple to suspend brick-and-mortar retail sales of its newest iPhone.
The Reuse and Recycling Programme promotes the safe disposal of old or unwanted technology -- but is offered only in Britain.
Forecasters expect Apple to sell 3.8 million iMacs, while Lenovo sales could surpass 4 million all-in-one PCs in 2012.
A supplier reportedly described the next-generation Apple tablet as thicker, but with the same screen size as current versions.
Articles by Ben Camm Jones