Talk:MacBook Pro

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Wasn't the Tablet PC also a possibility for Apple? If I recall correctly, there was even a patent involved. Would Apple do the Tablet right?

There's always been talk of Apple doing a tablet... but nothing new recently. There's been a lot of old rumors. I don't think anything related to the tablet is expected at Macworld or with the Intel PowerBook.

The intel PowerBook will also come with iLife 06 or 07.

'06 --Mechcozmo 19:33, 10 January 2006 (EST)

Any news on whether Apple's "Sudden Motion Sensor" (parks the hard drive when too much acceleration is detected) is still present in the MacBook Pro? It would be taking a step back to drop this safety feature, but I have not seen it mentioned anywhere.

MacBook Pro 15?

This article isn't very forward thinking. We need to be ready to set this up like the PowerBook_G4 page with different sizes and revisions. I'm spinning off the specs to a MacBook Pro 15 page, so that we can add a MacBook Pro 17 page, etc. later. Otherwise, this page will get messy fast --Mechcozmo 19:33, 10 January 2006 (EST)

sorry, merged the pages back before seeing these posts. I disagree however. we don't know what the official name for this is and I feel that splitting it off now simply makes things more difficult. --Arn 02:25, 11 January 2006 (EST)
We're trending towards having a "MacBook" article, which will always describe and illustrate the current revision. Older revisions will be progressively moved to "Macbook (rev1)" and so on. Trying to avoid the PowerBook symptom of wanting to make a single article for every variation, which is not desired. This website is a guide, not a database. Reference this forum thread. --Mainstreetmark 02:28, 11 January 2006 (EST)
That PowerBook page is bad I agree. It could link to the separate sections on the page instead of one article for each. I've redone the Titanium section; tell me if you like that idea better. It can be easily adapted to the rest of that page as well as (that idea at least- no more PowerBook) on future pages. I'm not a fan of having the current computer revision on the 'main' page for a model because it is then being treated specially and the rest of the home page may grow around that model and when those specs are moved, the entire page has to be redone. Also, if each model is treated the same it makes it easier to draw a diagram of how the MacGuides should be laid out. --Mechcozmo 10:21, 11 January 2006 (EST)

PowerBook spinoff

The PowerBook (Aluminum) include the MacBook (due to no formfactor change) under its title. For now, at least. So if you all don't mind trying to use the new MacBook 15 page until it is decided to not work, that'd be great. And yes, the PowerBook page does need a new name to suit both notebooks; any ideas? --Mechcozmo 20:02, 11 January 2006 (EST)

This page has become messy fast.

In comparison to the iMac (Intel) page, the MBP section seems to be a little awkward. There's three pages to update and the main MacBook Pro page is littered with Rev. A references in every section. Thoughts? --BlizzardBomb 10:07, 24 October 2006 (EDT)

Yeah, it might be best to merge them into one page, although it's complicated by the fact that the 15" and 17" models were released/updated separately prior to the Merom update. I don't have time to make any major changes now (or probably in the next few weeks), so I've added the cleanup tag in the meantime. --HexMonkey 17:45, 24 October 2006 (EDT)

This page is in reverse-chronological order... the PowerBook pages are in chronological order. Anybody care if it is changed? --Mechcozmo 15:23, 18 June 2008 (EDT)

In a word, yes. :) Reverse chronological was decided as the best choice for current models (see the relevant thread and poll), so it is fine as it is. --Blizzardbomb 13:46, 19 June 2008 (EDT)