A 3G MacBook Pro prototype on eBay

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There are, at this time on Ebay,  prototype of Apple MacBook Pro 15 “ with no image had never been made ​​public: the laptop is equipped Mac, Indeed, an antenna 3G housed vertically along the top edge of the screen and fold, and a slot for a SIM card in the motherboard (the color red, which is typical of Apple prototypes).

 


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prototype , which dates from 2007, according to the seller. Apple has never released a laptop compatible with the mobile broadband network.

A PROTOTYPE UNCOMMON

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The SIM card reader is recognized by the MacBook Pro is, according to the vendor, in perfect condition.However, he never found a way to run the connection 3G , even by inserting a SIM card. This prototype was purchased from a Craigslist seller who described him as “not in working condition” and had clearly not understood that it was a prototype rare.

3G LEFT ON THE FIRST MACBOOK AIR

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Three years ago, in an interview with Today consecutive United States launched the MacBook Air, Steve Jobs has acknowledged that Apple had planned to make the first generation MacBook Air compatible with 3G . Of the two explanations, at the time, the CEO of Apple: the space required by the implementation of 3G and dependence that entails, vis-à-vis an operator, for purchasers of a MacBook Air.

In May 2009, Apple had gone in search of a specialist for 3G, including his team to integrate Mac .

3G, APPLE IS ALWAYS THINKING

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In February 2011, an investigation launched by Apple indicated that the manufacturer had not completely abandoned the idea of integrating a mobile broadband connection in his MacBook Air. Several questions were devoted to the 3G .

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