Late Friday, Apple’s own links to the product page for its $999 27-inch LED display went down, instead offering up the message, “Oops! An error has occurred during your session,” as noticed by TUAW.
Additionally, the digital storefront’s Displays & Graphics page shows a placeholder cardboard box image for the product and links to the currently unavailable Cinema Display page. However, the correct image does show up in the Similar Products view.
While it’s certainly possible that Apple is merely experiencing technical difficulties with its website, Friday’s discovery of images on Apple’s servers showing off a new Thunderbolt-equipped display point to the likelihood of an upcoming refresh. URLs for the images identified the part number for the new displays as “MC914,” which had previously been claimed to be for either a Mac Pro or white MacBook.
No Thunderbolt just yet!