Aluminum MacBook X-Ray Makes Perfect Desktop Background

I've seen a lot » 11/19/08 1:15pm 11/19/08 1:15pm of already, but this is the first time I've seen one under x-rays. The image was taken by Jason De Villa because he wonder how would it look like. I've to agree on his curiosity: Like we have featured in the past, there's something about radiographed technology that satisfies my most intimate geek…

New MacBooks Disable Pwnage Tool, Open Second Front in War on…

It's a given that each firmware update for the iPhone and iPod Touch will seal up exploits used by the Dev Team to 'Pwn' the devices, but nobody expected the new MacBooks to present a problem for would-be Jailbreakers. Users over at HowardForums » 11/03/08 5:17am 11/03/08 5:17am and are reporting problems running the Pwnage tool on the new aluminum…

The New MacBook and MacBook Pro, Dissected

ifixit, the same guys who brought us the beautiful disassembly » 10/15/08 10:08pm 10/15/08 10:08pm of the 3G iPhone, have gutted the MacBook and MacBook Pro (Pro pictured here). But beyond the pretty photos, they've discovered some interesting things about the new laptops. • The optical drive is identical in the MB and MBP, and it's SATA • MBP RAM…

Giz Explains: Why Does the New MacBook Pro Have Two Graphics Cards?

The biggest update to the new MacBooks » 10/15/08 2:00pm 10/15/08 2:00pm—on the inside anyway—is their graphical muscle, which has been hooked up with some Barry Bonds-level steroids. Apple ditched Intel's crummy integrated graphics and chipset (basically the traffic controller between the processor and everything else) entirely, opting that…

Sizemodo: New MacBook and MacBook Pro vs. Their Forebearers

The new MacBook and MacBook Pro may be molded by hand from a single piece of adamantium or whatever, but how do they size up to their previous versions? The new MacBook Pro actually has a larger footprint (X Y) than the old MacBook Pro, but it's also slightly thinner (tough to tell in person). But the new MacBook,… » 10/14/08 4:34pm 10/14/08 4:34pm

Cranky Windows Guy: Apple Laptops Still Too Damned Expensive May Not Be…

As you may be aware, I'm a Windows guy. I'm not diehard about it, however. When the time comes for me to get a new laptop in the next year or so, I'll be open to switching, making me Apple's target market. But there's one big reason that is holding me back from making that switch: price. Apple's laptops are expensive… » 10/14/08 2:16pm 10/14/08 2:16pm

Next-Generation MacBook Ditches Plastic, Becomes MacBook Pro Mini

Joining the MacBook Pro, Apple's MacBooks, their best-selling mac ever, also received a complete hardware re-tooling today, with rejuvenated hardware packed inside a brand-new aluminum case, thus putting one of the final stakes in the heart of white and black plastic in the computer line (the original plastic… » 10/14/08 1:39pm 10/14/08 1:39pm

New MacBooks Get Glass Trackpads 4-finger Multitouch, No Buttons, and…

One of the biggest new features in the new MacBooks that Apple just unveiled is the glass trackpad, one that ditches the button in favor of turning the entire trackpad into a button. It also works with a bunch of new gestures, using up to four fingers to make doing things like switching between applications and… » 10/14/08 1:30pm 10/14/08 1:30pm

New MacBook 2008 Event Bingo: Play and Win Free Pizza

The new MacBook 2008 line-up. Oh yes. At last, after all this endless waiting, we are just a few hours away from the Apple MacBook 2008 event in which His Steveness will show the new wonderbooks to the world. We have already told you what to expect and showed you how the MacBook Pro looks like, but until tomorrow… » 10/14/08 12:48pm 10/14/08 12:48pm

Last Minute MacBook Rumors: Entire Glass Trackpad Is a Button, Pro Has…

John Gruber, who foretold the Oct. 14 event many moons ago » 10/14/08 8:36am 10/14/08 8:36am, has just dropped what appears to be . Besides confirming , he confirms what I thought when I saw there wasn't a separate mouse button—the entire trackpad (which is glass, as ) is a button, kind of like . You just push it down, it clicks. Two bits on the Pro…

Microsoft Responds to New MacBooks, Just Says "Apple Tax" Eight Times

In an email of talking points circulated by Microsoft spokespeople, the company addresses the various rumors » 10/14/08 6:14am 10/14/08 6:14am about today's new MacBooks, preemptively claiming that they will be overpriced, underspec'd and locked down. They offer charts comparing the feature lists of similarly priced Windows and Mac notebooks and make…

New MacBook Pro 2008 Mock-Up Lights My Credit Card On Fire

Here's a crystal clear image of the new MacBook Pro 2008. At least, if you trust yesterday's alleged spy shot. I created it using that image as a guide for those of you too impatient to wait until tomorrow's Apple event, like myself. » 10/14/08 2:37am 10/14/08 2:37am

Just like it happened , let's hope this one is also right on the money. Why?…

Apple's BrickBook MacBook Event: 10 AM PST, October 14

We're here at Cupertino to bring you the full blow-by-blow of today's Apple MacBook Event. Keep up with our liveblog at live.gizmodo.com. It'll automatically refresh for you, but if the system just isn't fast enough then F5 to your heart's content. After all, you never know when John Mayer could show up. Oh, and there… » 10/13/08 1:39pm 10/13/08 1:39pm

MacBook and MacBook Pro Repair Document Leaked, Confirms "Late 2008"…

In case you needed more, here's a proof that seems to completely confirm that— as expected » 10/12/08 5:39pm 10/12/08 5:39pm—both the MacBook and MacBook Pro will be updated this Tuesday at the event in Cupertino, where heads may be rolling after a PDF document referring to the "MacBook/MacBook Pro (Late 2008)" line was accidentally posted today in…

Apple MacBook 2008 Event: All the Rumors In One Place

New MacBooks, MacBook Pros, and probably an updated MacBook Air are coming up next week, at the Apple MacBook 2008 event. The MacBook and MacBook Pro are long due for a case redesign but, beyond that, little is known for sure. Here we have collected all the pieces of information we have about them. All the facts, the… » 10/10/08 8:40pm 10/10/08 8:40pm

Mysterious MacBook Event Teaser Image is 13.3-inch Model, Says Deduction

Out of respect for the great performer Steve Jobs, I prefer to save all surprises for the keynote. But those smarty pantses over at bbGadgets may have unlocked the secret behind Apple's Oct 14th MacBook event teaser. Assuming that the Apple logo is a 1.5" standard, they measured the laptop to have a 13.3" diagonal… » 10/09/08 3:41pm 10/09/08 3:41pm