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Hard to believe it's only been seven years since Steve Jobs first showed us the candy-colored clamshell iBook at Macworld NYC, isn't it? Who knew all it would take for us to realize laptops could be cute was colored plastic?

If you've just purchased a new iBook, you're probably going to be more annoyed than nostalgic if AppleInsider and ThinkSecret's predictions that Apple's going to ditch the iBook name in favor of calling their entry-level consumer notebooks MacBooks in the next 30 to 60 days turn out to be true. The new Macbooks are supposed to have 13.3 inch screens, built-in iSights, and either Core Solo or Core Duo processors.


Apple to ditch iBook brand alongside notebook launch [AppleInsider
MacBook to land at last by May [Think Secret]