3G MacBook could use iPhone 4 antenna

One patent identifies a multiband cellular telephone antenna for mobile data, while the other concerns the antenna housing, which could be built into the MacBook's chassis.

USPTO, via Patently Apple

Apple is working on a 3G MacBook, according to patents revealed this week. The plans indicate that Apple is developing laptops that incorporate 3G antenna technology similar to that found in the iPhone 4--and we all know how well that turned out.

The diligent chaps at Patently Apple spotted the 3G details in a list of 17 patents officially published by the US Patent and Trademark Office a few days ago.

Read more at " 3G MacBook could use iPhone 4 antenna, what could possibly go wrong? " at Crave UK.

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Rich Trenholm is a senior editor at CNET where he covers everything from phones to bionic implants. Based in London since 2007, he has travelled the world seeking out the latest and best consumer technology for your enjoyment.

 

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