The rumors of a new MacBook Pro are true. But that’s about as far as the truth goes.
When I went to Apple’s website and they had a huge ad for the new MacBook Pro, I thought it was the old one. Why? Does this seem familiar:
I think I’ve seen this somewhere… Oh yah, every time I’ve gone to apple’s website for the past THREE YEARS.
The “REVOLUTIONARY CHANGES” consist of the tiniest things, and I’m trying to convince myself it’s because Apple’s AMAZING REVOLUTIONARY MacBook Pro just isn’t ready for prime time…. I hope…
Here’s what’s new.
The 13 incher now has a dual core i5. Better than a core 2 duo.
The built-in iSight I MEAN FACETIME camera is now widescreen. Yay… That’s been a popular request……?????
There’s the new Thunderbolt port.
Basically, it’s their new way of creating yet ANOTHER FireWire port.
Luckily, the current display adapters are supported, so it’s still a Mini DisplayPort adapter. But when I see the “Thunderbolt to VGA Adapter” in Apple Stores nationwide, I am going to tip a cow.
And the one other improvement: Battery life. It boasts 7 hours of wireless browsing on a single charge. Nice, but I’d rather see big leaps forward in innovation instead of three performance enhancements.
I’d consider this launch a total failure. The whole line is