Rumor: Apple to Revamp Entire MacBook Pro Line in 2012
The new Pros will feature the Air’s all-aluminum unibody design and slim down by eliminating ODDs and HDDs in favor of reliance upon Apple’s cloud-based services (iCloud, Mac App Store, etc.) and flash-based SSDs. They’ll also reportedly feature Intel’s Ivy Bridge architecture and Thunderbolt interface.
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While the sexy new design and subsequent low weight will no doubt be pleasing to the eye and shoulder, respectively, never will the bushes of the walled garden be so high with the removal of the ODD; come 2013, Apple will no longer have any notebooks with an optical drive.