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09-13-2008, 02:14 PM #1Apple notebook overhaul rumored for mid-October
Apple may be planning to hold its final media gathering of the year a little over a month from now to usher in much anticipated overhauls to its MacBook line of notebook computers, according to a new report.
In his write-up of Apple's music announcements this week, Daring Fireball's John Gruber said sources "familiar with Apple’s hardware plans" have informed him that the company's new line of Mac notebooks will arrive on Tuesday, October 14th.
While Gruber is not a traditional source of Apple rumors, his predictions do fall in line with a recent hardware roadmap published by AppleInsider, which suggested that redesigned MacBook and MacBook Pros would come weeks after the company's iPod announcements.
Beyond that, Apple also holds a refresh to its iMac line of all-in-one desktop computers that have been described to AppleInsider as more of a series of speed bumps than major design overhauls.
Apple has in recent years used smaller gatherings on its Cupertino-based campus -- specifically the Apple Town Hall auditorium -- to set a more intimate setting for its Mac-related announcements.
Last edited by ♻①☛; 09-13-2008 at 02:18 PM.
09-13-2008, 02:32 PM #2
I'm REALLLLY hoping for this, there's a really good chance it will happen since they claim BIG things are happening towards the end of the quarter that will boost their finances. I want to buy one bad!
09-14-2008, 10:13 AM #3
Hmm.. I have wanted an apple notebook so bad.. maybe I should sell this iMac and hold off with my money until the new MacBook line comes out.Proud MMi Retired Moderator.
09-14-2008, 03:03 PM #4
I hope they give the MacBook dedicated graphics. that would be sooo sweet!
09-14-2008, 06:51 PM #5
wow... my blackbook is not even 6mo old and i might have to get a new blackbook, if they come out with it again. im hoping for a dual 3ghz with 4gb of memory, hey one can dream right? LOL!
OLD INFO I forgot where to get this again. Link?
09-15-2008, 12:53 AM #6
does anyone know what sone of the specs are going to be on the the macbooks? I was just goig to buy onebut now i think i mite have to wait alittle bit longer. Oh well though. Jusr get to save more money to get the best then.
09-15-2008, 03:01 PM #7
i'm really hoping for this as well. my powerbook is about shot...21.5" iMac 3.06 GHz Intel Core i3 l 15" MacBook Pro 2.2 GHz Intel Core i7 l 17" PowerBook 1.67 GHz
iPhone 4 32 GB l TV 160 GB l 32 GB iPad