The Mac Observer

Skip navigational links

You're viewing an article in TMO's historic archive vault. Here, we've preserved the comments and how the site looked along with the article. Use this link to view the article on our current site:
Intel-based Laptop Manufacturers Named, New 'Books at Macworld?

Intel-based Laptop Manufacturers Named, New 'Books at Macworld?

by , 8:55 AM EST, December 27th, 2005

Apple's new Intel-based laptop computers will be produced by Quanta and Asustek, according to EMSNow. Both companies are to produce products for release in the first quarter of 2006. Quanta is responsible for producing PowerBooks, and Asustek will produce iBooks.

The article also claims that Apple stated it will be exhibiting its Intel-based laptops at Macworld Expo 2006 in San Francisco.

Apple is notoriously tight-lipped about up coming product releases, so it seems unlikely that the company publicly stated that it is showing its forthcoming PowerBook and iBook products at Macworld Expo. It's more likely that a representative from one of the manufacturers inadvertently released confidential information, or that something was mis-translated into English.

Either way, we will still have to wait until Steve Job's keynote address on January 10 to know for sure.

Macworld Expo 2006 runs from January 9 through January 13, 2006, at the Moscone Center in San Francisco. Additional information about the Expo is available at the Macworld Expo Web site.

Recent Headlines - Updated May 2nd

Mon,12:40 PM
Three Ways to Protect your Apple Watch (and One Way Not To)
Mon,5:12 PM
Bob LeVitus Will Present at SMMUG in Colorado Springs on May 9th
4:27 PM
Blumoo Bluetooth Universal Remote: $52.99
4:18 PM
iPhone Controlled Air Conditioner Looks, and is, Cool
3:00 PM
TMO Background Mode: Interview With Intel Fellow Bruce Horn
1:55 PM
TMO Daily Observations 2016-05-02: Apple’s Next Big Thing, Icahn’s $AAPL Selloff
10:53 AM
FBI Shows Fingerprints and Touch ID Aren’t Warrant-proof
Sun,12:15 PM
MGG 603: Pronunciation, Rants and The Joy of a Smaller Phone
Fri,6:10 PM
An Open Letter to Phil Schiller about iPhones, iPads, and Macs
5:30 PM
New Products Apple Might Give Us While We Wait for the Car
4:42 PM
Nomad Pod Portable Apple Watch Battery Pack: $33.95
4:40 PM
FBI Director in the Dark on iPhone Hack Details
  • __________
  • Buy Stuff, Support TMO!
  • Podcast: Mac Geek Gab
  • Podcast: Apple Weekly Report
  • TMO on Twitter!