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Apple has announced updates to its laptop lineup this morning featuring latest generation Intel Core 2 Duo Penryn processors, 2GB of RAM, NVIDIA graphics processors, and Multi-Touch trackpad previously only featured on MacBook Air. MacBooks get faster processors ( 2.1 or 2.4 GHz ), larger HDDs ( 120GB or 160GB ), and more RAM ( 2 to 4 GB ). MacBook prices start at just $1,099. MacBook Pros get faster CPUs ( up to a 2.6 GHz ), larger HDD ( up to 300GB ), more RAM ( up to 4 GB ), and Multi-Touch trackpad starting at $1999.
The new 2GB iPod Shuffles have also gone on sale in the US Apple Store listing a delivery of 7-10 days ( $69 ).
Apple is expected to update its laptop lineup this morning. Upgrades are due for both MacBooks and MacBook Pros and likely include faster processors, higher capacity hard drives and more installed RAM. MacBook Pros may also see higher screen resolutions and thinner profile. Updates coming up as soon as Apple store goes back online.
On the second day of CES ’08 and after Intel introduced its new chip lineup, Apple has updated 2 of its pro machines. The new Mac Pro features Intel’s new 45nm quad-core Penryn Xeon 5400 CPU and starts at $2,800. Apple called the new Mac Pro the “fastest Mac we’ve ever made” featuring 2GB of 800MHz DDR2 RAM, dedicated ATI Radeon HD 2600 XT graphics, 320GB HDD, plus Bluetooth 2.0 and optional 802.11n. Apple also updated the Xserve rack server with Intel Xeon 5400 CPU at a starting price of $2,999. Called the “most powerful apple server ever”, up to 8-cores using 2 CPUs can be configured with 3 drive bays utilizing an optional RAID setup.