Apple unveils new, thin MacBook Pro, iOS 6, and more OS X features

Software focus is on more commonality across iOS and OS X, as well as moving Siri into cars

By , InfoWorld |  Software, Apple, Apple WWDC

Apple also unveiled today its updated "regular" MacBook Pro series to use the same processors and 3.0/2.0 USB port. The new 13- and 15-inch models cost the same as the previous generation (starting at $1,199) and are otherwise essentially the same. (Apple did not mention the 17-inch model; that unit has been removed from Apple's online store.) Likewise, Apple has updated the thin-and-light MacBook Air lineup to use the new Core processors, which it says will boost both computational and graphics performance. The Airs can also now be outfitted with SSD drives with storage of up to 512GB, up from 256GB in previous models. They too come with the dual 3.0/2.0 USB ports. Available today, pricing starts at $999, which is $100 less than for the previous generation.

Not announced as expected today was a new version of Apple's Mac Pro power-user desktop line.

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