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Rob-ART over at BareFeats.com has tested the new 'late 2008' MacBook 2.
ComputerWorld's Seth Weintraub wrote an excellent article about Apple's choice of the ARM processor – which is used in the iPhone and iPod touch –and why it will most likely chose ARM for a netbook and/or tablet Mac.Despite the fact that Apple buys its desktop and notebook processors exclusively from Intel and its Atom processors are already in most shipping netbooks, Weintraub notes that the ARM Cortex A8 processor "absolutely kills the Intel Atom in power efficiency.
TechRestore.com has posted a stop motion tear-down video of new MacBook Pro.
Episode 96 of the PowerPage Podcast has been posted. On it Rob Parker, Youngmoo Kim and I discuss Rob's new MacBook Pro, $30 vs.
According to what I hear the picture that surfaced briefly on French blog Nowhere Else (above, Tip: ValleyWag) isn't the new MacBook Pro.What's with the weird OS X dock that's Photoshopped onto the trackpad and the pixelized tapered edge?
During the next few days Bare Feats will be posting a series of articles with benchmark results for the "late 2008" MacBook Pro 2.8 versus other Macs.
Some quick observations about the new MacBooks culled from around the Web:The MacBook no longer has a Firewire port.Target Disk Mode is gone too (it died with Firewire).
A spokesperson for Psystar tells AppleInsider that the company is working on its first Mac notebook clone, which it will "price aggressively."Although there is no mobile open computer at the moment, I can tell you that it is something that is in development.
Although they didn't get fancy glass trackpads (like Apple's other new notebooks) the MacBook Air and MacBook Pro 17-inch received minor speed-bumps when Apple announced its new MacBooks yesterday.The MacBook Air went from: 1.