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The Apple Store is offline ahead of - it now seems reasonable to assume - new desktop Macs.

Recent rumours have implied that Apple's iMac and Mac Pro lines will be refreshed in the near future.

What with the Apple Store website currently presenting nothing but a "We'll be back soon" notice, and the fact that Apple UK is briefing select journalists - not us, natch - tomorrow, it seems reasonable to assume that not only are today's site tweaks significant but also that they centre on the alleged desktop refresh.

The rumours of a revamp stem from recent claims that US distributors are running low on their stock of these items as supply of current models.

Fanboys are hoping the new machines get USB 3.0 ports in addition to the usual CPU, HDD speed and capacity bumps.

We shouldn't discount the possibility that the Apple TV will also be revamped today, as has also been rumoured. But we'd anticipate more of a fanfare were that the case.

Apple revamped its other desktop Mac, the Mini, in June. You can read our review of it here. ®

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