Rumor: Core i5/i7 MacBooks Coming This Month

I've got plenty of questions about this report (like, who the hell is Apple Daily?), but a lot of the pieces fit: rumor has it that Core i5 and i7 MacBooks are coming this month. This would be great news, for people who want MacBooks! Alternately, this would be sad news, for all us morons who bought a MacBook after the … » 4/05/10 5:39pm 4/05/10 5:39pm

Nvidia Optimus Switches Seamlessly Between Amped Up and Power-Sipping…

We've seen a ton of Core i5 notebooks recently, all loaded with Intel's impotent integrated graphics, which are part of the chip. Now, Nvidia's Optimus enables PCs to switch automatically between Intel's crappy integrated graphics and Nvidia's beefier graphics cards. » 2/09/10 9:00am 2/09/10 9:00am

What's Inside the Next MacBooks?

Intel's announcing superfast and incredibly efficient new notebook processors soon. They're the biggest jump in notebook hardware since the Core 2 Duo. But we might not see them in MacBooks for a while. » 12/29/09 4:00pm 12/29/09 4:00pm

Intel's New Superefficient-But-Fast Laptop Core i5 Chips on Jan. 7

Intel's dropping a big bowl o' chips January 7th—17 of 'em—like the first lower-end Core i3 chips, but we're most excited about the Arrandale Core i5 for laptops: still fast but more efficient 'cause they're shrunk to 32nm. » 12/17/09 6:20pm 12/17/09 6:20pm