Week in Review: Did the new MacBooks win you over?


This week we opened with the 10 biggest rumors circulating 'round the Internets about the new MacBooks. And what did we find out? Apple's new notebooks will feature a two-tone scheme not unlike the first generation iPhones, use a new construction technique that has them carved out of solid block of aluminum, and feature glass touchpads that mirror the iPhone's functionality — with four-finger touch controls. Oh, and both the regular MacBooks and the MacBook Pros will be thinner, lighter, and cheaper. How can you say no to that?

Also, be sure to check out Shift, where Peter Suciu heralds the fall of the television in 2009. We're sure the new MacBook aren't to blame for that.

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