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Just curious when the processor upgrades will come for the iMac and Mini.

Can anyone give me a heads up.
 

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Everyone's guess is as good as your own. We, on ehMac, don't have any inside secrets. Are you expecting something else?
 

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Tomorrow.
 

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Well, I just spoke with a friend in Cupertino who says that the new iMacs (new case, etc) are due in the next few weeks, pending some last minute production issues. Apparently, the new Mac minis will be released at the same time, with Core 2 Duo chips.
 

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Yes, the new iMac will be aluminum alloy and be shaped like the 2nd Gen iPod Nano, it's beautiful, you will not believe it, the best design ever. Just absolutely stunning. Also with Core 2 Quad processors, it's really powerful, over 80% more powerful than the previous generation iMac. Really, really powerful. *Sip of water from water bottle*
 

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I heard Apple will be releasing new products on a yearly basis, every February 29th.

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macrumors.com said:
MacBook, MacBook Pro and Ultra-Portable Updates
Friday May 11, 2007 05:37 PM EST
Posted by arn


ThinkSecret updates with claims that both MacBook and MacBook Pro updates are coming sooner than expected.

The rumor site had previously pegged MacBook Pro updates for WWDC, but now expects an announcement "as early as Tuesday," echoing a previous page 2 rumor by Gizmodo. The new MacBook Pro is expected to utilize features from Intel's recently introduced Santa Rosa chipset.

Appleinsider concurs with this report with their own claim that the MacBook Pro will see features such as "faster front-side bus speeds of 800MHz, and second-generation Core 2 Duo mobile processors that scale up to 2.4GHz." They also believe the new MacBook Pro will house the new LED backlit displays. Appleinsider, however, gives no time frame for the revised Pro laptop.

Meanwhile, based on dwindling supplies of the consumer MacBook, ThinkSecret believes we will see a MacBook update in the near future, but they can only speculate that the MacBook may utilize the Santa Rosa chipset. However, they do not believe that the new MacBook will incorporate LED screens. Appleinsider is more confident that the next MacBook revision will not introduce any new features (such as Santa Rosa) and instead be a very modest update.

Finally, Appleinsider adds details of the rumored "ultra-portable" MacBook. They believe that this upcoming 13" laptop model (and not the MacBook revision) will ship with the rumored 13" LED Panels that Apple has been investigating. The rumor site summarizes the features they believe this "ultra-portable" will have:

Ultra-Portable MacBook

• 13-inch ultra-thin, LED-back lit display
• No optical disc drive
• On-board NAND flash for faster application launching and boot times
• Built-in iSight webcam
• Thinner and lighter than existing MacBook offerings
• AirPort Extreme 802.11n enabled
• MagSafe power adapter
• Target launch late '07, early '08
See also:

http://buyersguide.macrumors.com/
 

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Yes, now that Intel has $600 Quad-core standard-socket processors, there's no reason not to have it as an option in the new iMac+mini lineup.

I can't wait! And by the time they're out - I can afford one!!
 
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