Tuesday, November 08, 2005

Apple rumours

Apple rumours in the lead up to Macworld in January are two a penny, ranging from the merely unlikely to truly bizarre. Amidst the tumult Apple Matters asks, "What do you want out of Intel based Mac laptops?". It's a good question, even if asked in a tongue and cheek manner...

What would I like to see? A wide-screen, slim line, light weight, version of the 12" Powerbook with a multiple mouse button trackpad, since they've already done that with the Mighty Mouse.

More interestingly perhaps, since the Powerbooks already come with WiFi and Bluetooth. Why not GSM, or better yet, 3G connectivity as well? They could sell it as having a "connection everywhere", and it'd blow most current smart handsets out of the water. Apple could even think of it as a practice run for building a proper iPhone, rather than the horror of the Motorola ROKR.

Of course, we're all still waiting for our Bluetooth or WiFi enabled iPods, and a Bluetooth version of the Mighty Mouse, amongst other things...

Update: Blogging the January Macworld keynote live...