updated 02:45 pm EDT, Thu October 26, 2006
New MacBook Pro photos
In brief: One user has posted photos of a new MacBook Pro featuring Intel's Core 2 Duo processor as the device is unpacked from its box.... The new C2D MacBook Pro apparently features an updated wireless card manufactured by Atheros with a device ID of 0024, and is reportedly compatible with 802.11n draft specification.... The U.S. Patent & Trademark Office today published Apple's patent application titled "Security methods and systems," which generally relates to methods of improving security when accessing applications.... The Kewei Digital Jianwai SOHO Apple Store is set to open on October 31st in Beijing, making it Beijing's largest Apple-related store to date.... Apple is preparing to launch a new version of its Mac Pro computer that will offer almost double the processing power of existing models with eight cores, according to one report.... PC Publishing has released "PC Music - The Easy Guide" ($18) designed to introduce users to making music with computers.