For most of us, Apple’s “Let’s Rock” event was a big rubbery one. Most disappointing was Apple’s failure to announce an overdue refresh to Apple’s MacBook line. But John Gruber at Daring Fireball says that expectation was downright stupid: we’ll see new MacBooks in October.
Speaking of Macs, contrary to speculation, there were no announcements regarding new Mac notebooks. Such speculation was misguided; Apple has held an iPod/music special event in September or October every year since 2001, and, to my knowledge, has never once used such events to announce new Mac hardware. Those of you holding out for a new lineup of MacBooks will have to wait until October 14, according to sources who, as they say, are familiar with Apple’s hardware plans.
If Gruber’s correct and new MacBooks do come in October, they will a least probably contain Intel’s line of Centrino 2 chips, and perhaps we’ll see the long rumored update to aluminum MacBooks as well.
Let’s Rock Special Event [Daring Fireball]