In a series of tweets, blogger Brian Tong claims that his sources told him that “all new” Mac minis and Mac Pros are coming in late July or early August. These new machines will feature Sandy Bridge processors and come with Thunderbolt ports, as well as Mac OS X Lion as their pre-installed OS.
The refreshment would follow the update of the iMacs earlier this year and complement the rumors/reports that the MacBook Air will also receive a similar update later this month. If this comes ... more
Intel's Sandy Bridge CPU is all the rage these days. The chipset is rumoured to already be part of a new MacBook Pro that people are expecting to be released any day now. If you've been out looking for a MacBook Pro, you'll know that it's virtually impossible to get your hands on any model, with the exception of the 13 inch edition. New laptops are coming any day now.
According to rumors today, the MacBook Air is also expected to see some "Sandy Bridge" love this summer. ... more
According to CNET's Brooke Crothers, writing on nanotech: the circuits blog, Apple is poised to incorporate Intel's new Sandy Bridge line of processors in its future line of MacBooks. The processors include a graphics processor right on the chip, rather than elsewhere on the motherboard, essentially including a GPU for free. Sources for CNET indicate that the move will eliminate a separate GPU altogether, at least for the lower end MacBooks.
The move is expected to affect the 13-inch MacBooks, where a GPU on the main processor would certainly be ... more