As widely expected, Apple unveiled the MacBook, its latest intel-based laptop family. The new laptop is replacing the 12-inch PowerBook family. They are about 20 percent thinner than the PowerBooks, measuring only 1-inch thick and weigh 5.2 pounds. They will all come with 1280 x 800 resolution 13.3-inch glossy screens, integrated GMA 950 graphic chip with 64MB of shared memory, built-in AirPort Extreme 802.11g Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 2.0, two USB2.0 ports, iSight camera, FrontRow and more.
3 models were announced: a 1.83GHz Intel Core Duo model with 60GB hard drive ($1099 USD or $1249 CAD), a 2.0GHz Intel Core Duo model with 60GB hard drive ($1299 USD or $1449 CAD)and a 2.0GHz Intel Core Duo model with 80GB hard drive ($1499 USD or $1649 CAD). The last comes in black, the first two in white.
Apple also upgraded the processors on its MacBook Pro series. Models with 1.83GHz processors got a bump to 2.0GHz and 2.0GHz processors to 2.16Ghz.