AT&T, the US telecoms network, is pushing Apple to create a MacBook 3G, according to one of its top execs. Will it be a straight MacBook update? That long awaited MacBook nano? Find out after the jump.
“We’re having conversations with lots of folks. I would very much like to do more business with Apple, and hope that we do,” he told Fortune.
That’s all Lurie would say, but the man was responsible for cooking up the iPhone and AT&T exclusive deal in the US, so if anyone’s in a position to convince Apple it’s the right move, he is.
Apple has been infamously quiet about the booming netbook market, but that hasn’t stopped plenty of rumours and credible mockups doing the rounds. But now with the Sony VAIO P showing that there’s still scope for innovation in the market, and Steve Jobs hinting that Apple has some “interesting ideas” for a netbook, could this be the year of the MacBook nano with internet connectivity built in? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below.