Apple on Tuesday updated its MacBook Pro line of notebook computers with faster processors and new Nvidia graphics.
The biggest news amid the new MacBook Pro changes is that the 15-inch and 17-inch models now use Intel's Core i5 and i7 processors. The 13-inch model will continue to use Intel's Core 2 Duo processor.
The 15-inch and 17-inch models will also use Apple's graphics-switching technology, which allows the computer to automatically toggle between the Nvidia GeForce GT 330M and Intel's HD Graphics processors.
The graphics-switching technology is good for Apple's notebooks in several ways, including … Read more
Against a backdrop of rampant rumors about new MacBook Pros, the latest rumor is getting a lot of attention.
Rumors are coming fast and furious because MacBook Pros are due to be updated with new Intel silicon--that is, new mobile Core i5 and/or Core i7 processors. PC makers like Hewlett-Packard, Toshiba, Dell, and Sony have already moved en masse to the Intel chips, which came out in January.
Apple's WebKit development team announced Thursday that the WebKit2 framework will begin rolling out.… Read more
Apple's "I'm a Mac/I'm a PC" ads have been widely regarded as one of the company's most effective campaigns. But they may be over and done with, if Justin Long, the "Mac" in those ads, is right.
Speaking to The Onion's non-satirical A.V. Club site in a interview published Wednesday, Long said that he heard from his co-star in those ads, John Hodgman, that Apple plans to "move on" and try something else.
"You know, I think they might be done," Long said in response … Read more