This is an artists rendering of a possible Macbook Pro redesign.
Those of you that just can’t wait for a Macbook line refresh may get it sooner rather than later according to John Gruber of Daring Fireball.
According to his sources we could be seeing a Macbook Event on Oct. 14th.
Apple has recently warned retailers to stock up on current inventory, which adds further fuel to the fire of this rumor. There is no word on what we can expect to see here from John, but you can imagine that the rumor engine is just warming up.
Before Oct. 14th we’ll have stories about the iTablet or better yet, the Macbook Touch, and someone will throw in the Cinema Displays and Mac Mini updates as well (because they always do).
What we’re likely to see, though, are newly redesigned Macbooks and Macbook Pros that will fit in better aesthetically with the iMac, iPhone, and Macbook Air.
If they do this, though – you have to wonder – what will they do at Macworld? …and don’t say Snow Leopard. If it truly doesn’t have any “new features” then what on earth would they present at the keynote? Is Steve Jobs just going to stand up there and watch it NOT crash for an hour?
If we don’t see an event in Oct, then we know what we’ll see at Macworld – if we do get this special event, though, that’ll open up a whole new speculative bag.
What do you think?