Apple's announcement of the new Core 2 Duo MacBook Pro did more than raise the performance bar for their portables. The addition of the new, faster Intel chip only in the Pro model serves as a key differentiating factor between the consumer MacBook and the professional MacBook Pro.
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Jason D. O'Grady
Jason O'Grady is a journalist and author specializing in mobile technology. He has published six books on Apple and mobile gadgets and his PowerPage blog has been publishing for over 18 years.
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Apple slipped another nice upgrade out with the announcement of the new Core 2 Duo MacBook Pro's yesterday: a 200GB hard drive option. When configuring a new MacBook Pro at Apple's online store you'll notice the new option.
Apple released a significant update to the MacBook Pro yesterday adding a new Core 2 Duo T-series processor to the mix. Let's take a look at what's changed.
Apple today announced Core 2 Duo MacBook Pros.
Tucked deep within the product pages for Apple's new Core 2 Duo MacBook Pro is mention of a new product that will make frequent flyers happy - the Magsafe Airline Power Adapter.
Several reports around the blogosphere indicate that Apple is readying their Core 2 Duo notebook and that it will be released any day now.
If Apple doesn't offer a Mac or iPod in a color you like, there is a solution: paint it. Not yourself of course, that'd be far too much trouble. Instead leave it to paint professionals like the folks at ColorWare.
Apple has filed for a patent which hints that a satellite radio accessory for the iPod may become a reality.
Apple yesterday announced preliminary financial results for its fiscal 2006 fourth quarter ended September 30, 2006. They also noted that the preliminary results may be subject to "significant adjustment" as a result of a likely restatement of historical results.
It's no secret that Apple is considering jumping into the mobile phone business (at least by their trademark filings, anyway) but before doing so, I hope that the company is paying attention to the recent death of ESPN Mobile.