15″ MacBook Pro (Late 2008)

The era of formed aluminum Apple notebooks has come to an end. The new 15″ MacBook Pro (MBP) is carved from a 2.5 lb. block of solid aluminum. The result is a quarter-pound enclosure – and 2.25 lb. of aluminum that’s recycled to make more enclosures. It’s even thinner, the first time Apple has built […]

MacBook White (Late 2008)

It looked like the end of the line for the plastic bodied MacBook design introduced in May 2006. The October 2008 MacBook white was the first to dip below the $1,000 mark, but that was because there was absolutely nothing new about it. Apple had essentially taken the 2.1 GHz Penryn MacBook, replaced the Combo […]

Aluminum MacBook (Late 2008)

The Aluminum MacBook uses the same unibody construction as the 15″ MacBook Pro and now has an LED-backlit display. The top-end 2.4 GHz MacBook also has a backlit keyboard. The Unibody MacBooks use new, more energy efficient versions of the Core 2 CPU: P7350 in the 2.0 GHz model and P8600 in the 2.4 GHz […]