Date: Monday, February 1st, 1999, 00:00
C|Net and MacWEEK are reporting on the new Mac models that are due to be released on Tuesday. Some of the Mercury info is listed below, click into the story to read about Apple’s new software and desktop models.
Apple is also planning new PowerBooks with G4 processors, something the Mac community has craved for some time. To make the new PowerBooks lighter and sleeker than current models, Apple will abandon removable bays that allow Mac owners to add, for example, an extra drive. A slot-loading DVD drive, a first for Mac notebooks, will be integrated into the machine, as will the lithium polymer battery.
MacWEEK – New Macs in the pipeline?
Cnet sources also reported that Apple will unveil a G4 PowerBook, code-named “Mercury.” MacCentral sources reported that Apple will introduce three laptop models. The new portables will use a slot-loading DVD drive and lithium polymer battery, sources said.