MacBook Pro updates imminent (speculation) 2008/04/28
I purchased a new MacBook Pro last week. My 3 1/2 year old PowerBook has served admirably but it simply can't keep up with me anymore. The faint and occasional clicking from the hard disk was the final push over the Intel edge for me and I couldn't be happier. I decided to go with the 2.2 GHz model because $750 is a lot to pay for 200 MHz. I haven't upgraded the memory to all 4 GB yet but that'll come as soon as I spend some serious time with Aperture and Photoshop (CS3, finally).
I present this post as a warning to anyone holding off to see what Apple does next. Because I've made this purchase, I'm relatively certain that the WWDC will bring glorious new MacBook Pros, probably even radically redone AirBook-style. Maybe I'll pawn this one off on my parents when the new ones come out (almost, but not quite not kidding).
A parting thought: holy crap the LED-backlit displays are bright.
I'm right there with you. My 1.25 Ghz Powerbook G4 was ran Leopard ok, but was clearly outclassed. I too went with the 2.2 Ghz Penryn MBP. LOVE the new LED screen!
— Gen Kanai — 2008/05/13 10:42 pm