MacBooks based on Intel's new Core i5 processors can't be too far off.
The upcoming processor, which puts two processor cores and a graphics function together in the same chip package, is the shape of things to come.
An e-mail sent to Intel retailers highlights an upcoming MacBook Pro with a Core i5 processor ahead of any formal announcement by Apple.
Chipmaker's "Nehalem" Core i architecture is finally coming to the mainstream mobile space. New MacBook Pros will follow.
Chipmaker will host an event next week in San Francisco where it will show off new processors coming in early 2010.
After scrapping the initial Larrabee processor, the chip giant will focus on graphics technology for laptops.
Speculation is rife that Apple is readying a MacBook Pro update that will be powered by a new Intel Core "i" series processor.
Recent Web reports confirm what we had already known for a while: Core i7 laptops are ready to hit soon. And by soon we mean September.
Following Intel's announcement that it will resume shipments of its newest silicon, will Apple move MacBooks posthaste to new Intel chips?
The chipmaker is expected to roll out the first Core i7 processor for laptops on Wednesday. Several major PC makers are also expected to announce new laptops using the chip.