Apple adds power, touch to MacBook Pros

MacBook Pro

By Andy Smith

Apple on Tuesday announced that it is boosting the processing power of its MacBook Pro and MacBook lineup of notebooks. The Pro line is also gaining Apple's Multi-Touch technology.

MacBook Pro is now available with Intel Core 2 Duo (Penryn) processors that are built using a 45-nanometer technology. The processors run at up to 2.6GHz, and the laptops come with up to 6MB of cache memory, 4GB of RAM, and a hard drive with up to 250GB of storage space.

The price of the new MacBook Pros will start at $1,999.