New Apple MacBook Pros features Thunderbolt Technology

Apple today unveiled its new line of 13-, 15- and 17-inch MacBook Pro notebooks which features Intel’s next generation processors, Thunderbolt I/O technology and a new FaceTime HD camera.

With two bi-directional channels, Apple claims that Thunderbolt, a technology developed by Intel, can transfer files at 10 gigabits per second, about twelve times faster than FireWire and twenty times faster than USB 2.0.

Apple is North American leader in Mobile PC sales

Apple was the top seller of mobile PCs in North America during the third quarter of 2010 and the number three seller worldwide according to according to preliminary results from the DisplaySearch Quarterly Mobile PC Shipment and Forecast Report.

Capturing a 12.4% share of global mobile PC shipments in the July to September timeframe, Apple is benefiting from the iPad Effect, which continues to shake up the mobile PC market.

Apple updates MacBook Pro notebooks

Apple announced today it has upgraded its line-up of MacBook Pro notebook computers. The new models feature faster processors, new Nvidia graphics and longer battery life.

Upgrades to the 13-inch MacBook Pro include faster Intel Core 2 Duo processors, 4GB Ram, an Nvidia GeForce 320M graphics processor which Apple says will increase graphics speed by 80% and improved battery life.