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Topic: Penryn

Confirmed Intel delay will push back MacBook overhauls

05/28/2008, 01:05 pm

Intel Corp. has confirmed that it will delay volume shipments of its upcoming "Montevina" Centrino 2 mobile platform by as much as two months, which will push a release of Apple's redesigned MacBook notebooks to late summer at the earliest.


Component report pins MacBook overhaul for third quarter

05/16/2008, 10:05 am

The next update to Apple Inc.'s line of 13-inch MacBook consumer portables will arrive sometime during the third quarter of the year, Far Eastern component suppliers are reported to have revealed.


iPhone Optus rumor; Apple TV allows movie sales; Mac web share

05/01/2008, 06:05 pm

Apple may use Australia as a testbed and sell the iPhone as a non-exclusive in the country, says one report. Meanwhile, Apple has enabled direct movie purchases from the Apple TV, Mac and iPhone web share has dropped in April as the iPhone becomes Flickr's top cameraphone. Also, Apple is moving some of its support efforts from California to Texas, and new iMacs have been tested against earlier models.


iMac rumored for next week; new iPhone SDK; Apple updates

04/24/2008, 05:04 pm

A recently accurate tech website claims that Apple's long-awaited iMac refresh will appear next week. Also, Apple's latest iPhone developer kit adds enhanced OpenGL 3D support, downloads have appeared for a Boot Camp update, and Common Criteria security tools are available.


Eating our words: Apple's Mac mini to rock on

03/21/2008, 01:03 pm

Apple Inc.'s Mac mini, a tiny desktop system previously pegged for extinction, won't fade into the distance after all, at least not yet.


Intel gets official on Nehalem architecture (successor to Penryn)

03/18/2008, 12:03 pm

Intel this week offered its first official overview Nehalem, the highly scalable microarchitecture positioned to succeed Penryn in delivering a new generation of processors for notebooks, desktops, and servers, that offer "dramatic" energy efficiency and performance improvements.


Intel to launch first quad-core notebook chip by Fall

03/17/2008, 10:03 am

Intel is readying its first quad-core mobile processor for a release during the third quarter of 2008, though elevated pricing and power requirements make it seem unlikely that the chip will immediately find its way in Apple's notebook systems.


More MacBook details: battery life claims, enviro push, more

02/26/2008, 06:02 pm

When Apple revamped its MacBook and MacBook Pro lineups on Tuesday, the company also quietly changed its methods of reporting battery life and also made clear the eco-friendliness of the notebooks, among other changes.


Apple introduces Penryn-based MacBooks and MacBook Pros

02/26/2008, 08:02 am

Apple today updated its popular MacBook and MacBook Pro notebook lines with the latest Intel Core 2 Duo Penryn processors, larger hard drives and 2GB of memory standard in most models.


New MacBook Pro part numbers surface in inventory systems [u]

02/25/2008, 11:02 am

The seemingly endless wait for a new line of professional notebooks from Mac maker Apple Inc. appears to be nearing an end, with part numbers and pricing for new MacBook Pro models cropping up in inventory systems worldwide over the weekend.


Next-gen Intel notebook chips to exceed 3.0GHz

02/18/2008, 10:02 am

Intel this spring will launch its next-generation Centrino notebook platform alongside a half dozen new 45 nanometer mobile chips that will eventually make their way into Apple's MacBook and MacBook Pro offerings.


MacBook Pros running dry in the channel ahead of refreshes

02/15/2008, 12:02 pm

Inventory of MacBook Pros has become severely constrained over the past three weeks, with some reseller now reflecting backorder status on the soon-to-be refreshed Apple professional notebooks.


Next-gen Apple MacBook Pros to gain multi-touch trackpad

01/21/2008, 12:01 pm

The exclusivity of Apple's new multi-touch trackpad to the company's MacBook Air family of notebooks won't last long, AppleInsider has learned.


Primate benchmarks Apple's new 8-core Mac Pro

01/10/2008, 11:01 am

Just days after its introduction, the folks at Primate Labs have grabbed hold of one of Apple's new 2.8GHz Harpertown-based Mac Pros and pit the system against its 3.0GHz Clovertown-based predecessor in a set Geekbench benchmark tests.


Apple unveils most powerful Xserve ever

01/08/2008, 09:01 am

Alongside new Mac Pros, Apple on Tuesday also introduced the new Xserve, a 1U rack-optimized server that the company claims is up to twice as fast as its predecessor and includes an unlimited client license for Mac OS X Server Leopard.


Apple introduces new Mac Pro topping out at 3.2GHz

01/08/2008, 09:01 am

Ahead of next week's Macworld conference, Apple on Tuesday introduced the new Mac Pro with eight processor cores and a new system architecture that delivers up to twice the performance of its predecessor.


Penryn notebook chips offer marginal battery and speed boosts

01/07/2008, 08:01 pm

A new family of Penryn-based Core 2 notebook chips formally introduced by Intel on Monday boost battery performance by as much as 16 percent and encoding operations by as much 40 percent when pitted against their Merom predecessors in a set of mobile benchmark tests.


First builds of Apple's Mac OS X 10.5.2 Leopard Update due shortly

12/18/2007, 06:12 pm

Continuing to refine its recently-released Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard operating system at a rapid pace, Mac maker Apple Inc. will soon begin testing the first pre-release builds of Mac OS X 10.5.2 Update, AppleInsider has learned.


Piper sees iTunes rentals, new breed of Apple touch games in 08

12/17/2007, 12:12 pm

For Apple, 2007 may in some ways represent the very beginning of a new standard in innovation, with 2008 likely giving way to a slew of new Mac models in addition to fresh initiatives like an iTunes movie rental service and a new class of touch-based games, according to investment bank Piper Jaffray.


Intel to launch Penryn mobile chips ahead of Macworld

12/05/2007, 11:12 am

Intel Corp. plans to formally introduce its Penryn family of next-generation mobile processors in early January, paving the way for significant upgrades to Apple Inc.'s notebook and iMac consumer desktop lines shortly thereafter.