As Apple refreshes its laptop line, we take a look into the origins and evolution of the MacBook
Unibody MacBook Pro
On Oct. 14, 2008, at a notebook-oriented event at Apple's headquarters, a 15-inch MacBook Pro was announced featuring an aluminum unibody construction and tapered sides similar to those of the MacBook Air. This method of construction has been dubbed "precision aluminum unibody enclosure" by Apple, usually shortened to "unibody". All of the MacBook Pro's ports were shifted to the left side of the case. The optical disk drive slot was moved from the front of the unit to the right side, similar to the MacBook.
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