Confirmed: MacBook drops Firewire

Summary:It's confirmed. Apple has dropped the Firewire port from the new MacBook.

It's confirmed. Apple has dropped the Firewire port from the new MacBook.

Confirmed: MacBook drops Firewire port

The port lineup for the new MacBook (L to R):
  • MagSafe power port
  • Gigabit Ethernet port
  • Two USB 2.0 ports (up to 480 Mbps)
  • Mini Display Port
  • Audio line in
  • Audio line out
  • Kensington lock slot

Confirmed: MacBook drops Firewire port

The previous MacBook ports (above):
  • MagSafe power port
  • Ethernet port
  • Mini DVI
  • Firewire 400
  • Two USB 2.0 ports (up to 480 Mbps)
  • Audio line in
  • Audio line out
  • Kensington lock slot

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Topics: Networking, Apple, Hardware, Laptops, Mobility

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Jason D. O'Grady developed an affinity for Apple computers after using the original Lisa, and this affinity turned into a bona-fide obsession when he got the original 128 KB Macintosh in 1984. He started writing one of the first Web sites about Apple (O'Grady's PowerPage) in 1995 and is considered to be one of the fathers of blogging.... Full Bio

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