Linked by Eugenia Loli on Wed 11th Jan 2006 18:06 UTC
Apple "Today Apple announced the MacBook Pro. It has quite a few changes compared to the previous PowerBook. For one, it uses an Intel Core Duo (formally known as Yonah) chip. This is a dual core processor and no, unlike what Steve Jobs stated, this does not have two processors. This will help a lot with responsiveness. I've been dreaming of a dual core laptop for quite a while. However, the realization of my dream coupled with the changes seen makes me cry", writes Unsanity. UPDATE: Windows XP won't run on the new Intel Macs because of EFI. Vista is supposed to work though.
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RE[4]: hmm
by abraxas on Thu 12th Jan 2006 15:41 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: hmm"
abraxas
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2005-07-07

I don't think apple will touch blue-ray or HD-DVD with a 10 foot pole unless there is a standard chosen. Apple happily stayed out of the DVD wars until DVD-R became more prominent... now look at all the people stuck with DVD-RAM because they did not wait. it is an early adopter dilemma, but I think that apple will go with whichever format has the widest market penetration

DVD-R is NOT more prominent. DVD+Rs are at this point. ALl burners now support +R and have for a while now. More media is being sold in the +R format.

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