Take it for what its worth. But this all makes sense to me. The Biometrics thing is not very mac. But it's pretty common on top PC business laptops nowadays. Heres the link: http://macslice.com/2007/09/22/complete-macbook-line-to-be-redesigned/ I think alot of these options address alot of the hangups that Apple is having with Macbook and Macbook Pros. I don't know about you, but a Black aluminum Macbook Pro would be pretty boss.