After no new G5 announcements at MacWorld expo, the info has surfaced elsewhere. A Taiwan manufacture has recieved orders to begin producing Apple Powerbook G5′s. Quanta Computer has recieved orders for around 30,000 to 50,000 units per month. No word on the specifications for the new machines, but they expect to start shipping in the second quarter of 2005.
For more info check out DigiTimes website.
As a side note, Asustek (Asus) the manufacture for the iPod shuffle has orders for 400,000 to 500,000 units a month! All probally due to the low cost of the player, and the fact that they couldn’t keep iPod products on the shelf at Christmas time.