Report: Apple to ship 300,000 MacBooks this month, 1 million units this quarter likely

“Apple Computer’s new Core 2 Duo MacBooks are selling like popsicles on a hot summer day, with orders for the month of November likely to reach 300,000 units,” AppleInsider reports.

“According to the Chinese-language Commercial Times, Apple’s build orders the 13-inch notebooks to Taiwanese manufacturing partner Asustek Computer are expected to rebound to 300,000 units this month,” AppleInsider reports.

AppleInsider reports, “By shipping similar quantities of MacBooks in December, it’s almost assured that Apple will handily eclipse the 1 million milestone for notebook shipments during its current quarter after sales of its professional MacBook Pro systems are factored into the mix.”

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  1. Ordered a nice Core 2 Macbook the day they came out. It does get a bit warm, especially when encoding video, but not nearly hot enough to burn my lap. All in all, a very sweet machine. Since this is the first Mac I’ve owned in over 10 years, I guess I’m helping to fuel the fire of demand for the MacBook.

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