Can wishing make really make it true? We'll find out, as fanboys and bloggers alike continue to fan the MacBook rumor flames. First came reports that Apple would ditch plastic in favor of aluminum for its. That was quickly followed by a purported to be a picture of one of the actual new MacBooks, which set off a flurry of speculation.
When will we know for sure? Patience, grasshopper:is that the new MacBooks will drop on October 14.
Meanwhile, Dell was in a simplifying mood this week: The companyand announced plans to on all its laptops. Not exactly simple, but welcome nonetheless, are the dizzying options available for the company's 17-inch workstation, the .
In reviews this week, we enjoyed the thoroughly affordable
More product news: HP quietly released the G60, an AMD-based, 15.6-inch laptop, at Circuit City; Toshiba announced new laptop drives, both and spinning; Asus is adding HSUPA broadband to its Eee PC Netbooks; and are one step closer to U.S. availability.
We hadn't heard from Panasonic in a while, but the company added to its line of rugged laptops with theand showed off an designed for the medical profession.
And finally, WiMax is due to launch in Baltimore on October 8--butamong laptop manufacturers or users.
Have a great weekend!