The news is that Apple is making a super slim battery pack for the 17 inch MacBook Pros that will last much longer than current models. Additionally, you won't be able to remove said battery pack. It will be inside the machine, just like iPods and iPhones.
9to5 also expects that the 13" plastic MacBook will be phased out which may bring the low-end aluminum model closer to $1000.
Josh's Verdict: How many times in your life did you actually need to remove your battery? Really?
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