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  • Unreleased MacBook Pro Secrets Revealed?


    Moments ago, our friends at MacRumors revealed that the yet-to-be released MacBook Pro 6,1 and 6,2 are referenced in Mac OS X 10.6.2.

    How do we know? It turns out a discovery was made of support files for the unreleased MacBook Pros in the latest Mac OS X 10.6.2 developer builds.

    The 10C531 build was first seeded to developers just a few days ago, and appears to include references to MacBook Pro 6,1 and MacBook Pro 6,2 models that have not yet been released.
    Some potentially exciting news, is it not?

    Although some have speculated that we may have to wait a while for Apple's next major notebook update to be rolled out, others (like myself) think Apple wants to deflate the sails of every competitor (including Microsoft and their new retail endeavors) before the holiday shopping season begins in full by unleashing as many new products and updates as the folks in Cupertino can possibly crank out.

    Meanwhile, the latest shipping MacBook Pros carry a 5,x model number designation. The MacBook Pros were last updated in June 2009 and have not been rumored to see any imminent updates. Previous reports, however, have suggested that suitable Nehalem (Core i7) based processors could be feasible for MacBook Pros by late 2009/early 2010.
    The release last week of Win7 has pushed Apple into overdrive with longstanding plans that only now will probably see the light of day. This reality, of course, comes as bittersweet news to those for whom new products and upgrades could mean a host of new, ill-timed expenses in order to experience the latest offerings that come awfully close to the last round of new offerings from Apple.

    But progress is progress... and Apple is aiming for as much of it as consumers can possibly afford.

    Most expect that Apple's next major notebook update will include these next-generation processors that have already found their way into the Mac Pro and iMac product lines. Traditionally, the MacBook Pro and iMac lines have been very closely linked in capabilities due to their similarly slim designs.
    Image via MacRumors
    This article was originally published in forum thread: Unreleased MacBook Pro Secrets Revealed? started by Michael Essany View original post
    Comments 17 Comments
    1. cssoz's Avatar
      cssoz -
      hm that's interesting but no matter what happens. Apple will try their best, to make the best hardware + software.
    1. Cocacolafire's Avatar
      Cocacolafire -
      *high fives*

      Woo new macbook
    1. big poops's Avatar
      big poops -
      yay!!!!! I like Men!!!
    1. Poseidon79's Avatar
      Poseidon79 -
      ^^^ Good to know thanks! ^^^^^

      Anyways... the i7 processors kick the crap out of the core 2 duo so this would be bad ***!
    1. box_69's Avatar
      box_69 -
      and of course i had to get my mbp the day they were released at the apple store in june
    1. Melech518's Avatar
      Melech518 -
      Quote Originally Posted by big poops View Post
      yay!!!!! I like Men!!!
      Sounds like a personal problem...

      Whatever comes out I am buying it
    1. tavella's Avatar
      tavella -
      Just bought a MBP 17" last week... Damn.
    1. petterloco1's Avatar
      petterloco1 -
      I bought one few days ago and tomorrow is arriving to my house this is no good news for me lol.
    1. Cocacolafire's Avatar
      Cocacolafire -
      Quote Originally Posted by big poops View Post
      yay!!!!! I like Men!!!
      uhh?


      this isnt a place for saying that here...
    1. tudtran's Avatar
      tudtran -
      Apple come out with new product every years. This wouldn't surprise me.
    1. madczech's Avatar
      madczech -
      with apple you just never know when the new releases are! As until now it was only rumored that new iMac and MacBooks would be released, as they did last week... I just bought a new shinny MacBook Pro thinking that an update wouldnt be coming soon... but now???! Guess I gotta sell it again and buy the new one
    1. algojobathosai's Avatar
      algojobathosai -
      Sometime its just irritating seeing apple release new product with just a small upgrade than the previous version.

      Quote Originally Posted by big poops View Post
      yay!!!!! I like Men!!!
      Seriously???
    1. jbyun04's Avatar
      jbyun04 -
      i've gotta buy a macbook pro for school in january so i'm kinda hoping this comes out before then.
    1. Poseidon79's Avatar
      Poseidon79 -
      ^^^ Won't happen before January. They will most likely announce them at the same time as the rumored tablet perhaps.
    1. Go Gators's Avatar
      Go Gators -
      Quote Originally Posted by Melech518 View Post
      Sounds like a personal problem...

      Whatever comes out I am buying it
      Why would you buy a new Macbook Pro when you just won one from the recent MMI contest?
    1. alpawa's Avatar
      alpawa -
      I want to replace my old one, so guess I'll wait till christmas. BTW, is the new processor MUCH better than the core 2 duo?
    1. kaaroFC's Avatar
      kaaroFC -
      Great good thing im holding on...but can't wait its betweent he tablet and new mbp!