Earlier this week we reported on a rumor about a new "secret" manufacturing technology by Apple. Supposedly code-named "brick", this "revolutionary" process would carve a MacBook shell out of a single block of aluminum. Business Week echoed the unconfirmed information, quoting the usual analysts and citing an Apple patent, implying that the rumor may be true. Today, Engadget published an alleged spy-shot claiming that it looks like a "fancy new MacBook Pro carved out of a single piece of metal." But does it? And does the Apple patent prove anything about this fabled process?
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