At Macworld, Steve Jobs unveiled the first fruits of Apple's alliance with intel story here [businessweek.com]
BUILT FOR SPEED. Both new computers will sport Intel's Core Duo processor, a chip that has two cores, or central brains. Apple says in the new MacBook Pro notebook line, the Intel chip will push the performance to four times that of the previous high-end Apple notebooks, the PowerBook G4.
't would be nice if somone could correct my "confrim" to "confirm" :)..