Thursday, April 17, 2008

Apple Orders Aluminum 13-inch MacBook Cases?

It seems that Apple has placed an order for new aluminum cases destined for the 13-inch MacBook.

AppleInsider reports that a worker at a Taiwanese case manufacturer plant posting to one of the Taiwan's largest technology forums claims that his unnamed employer has just this week received orders to produce enclosures for new MacBook systems.

Having signed a non-disclosure agreement with Apple, the worker was hesitant to respond to questions on the matter from fellow members of the discussion forum, but did initially let slip that the order was for traditional aluminum-colored casings only.

AppleInsider had earlier forecasted that white cases would disappear from the MacBook lineup, replaced instead by a silver, anodized aluminum enclosures similar to that of the MacBook Air.

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