A recent rumor claimed Apple would launch the Mac App Store as early as next week. However, Apple will not be launching the store until January as planned.
Reports surfaced last week that Apple’s development of the Mac App Store and would be launching it December 13th. However, that rumor was contradicted when Loop Insight confirmed Apple would hold off launching the store until January but would stay within its 90 day timeframe.
The Mac App Store was first announced during Apple’s “Back To The Mac Event” alongside iLife ’11 and the newly revamped MacBook Air.