Hi, I've decided a Macbook with a 2.2GHz Core 2 Duo, 2GB Ram and a 250GB ATA @ 5200RPM is exactley what I need. However, how long I'll have to wait for the standard Macbook to get a CPU and Touchpad upgrade ...as well as the rumoured silver aluminum casing with colors to follow. I'm not in dire need for a new computer, but I am very excited to get my first Mac ...I have $2500 and everyday I visit apple.com and almost buy the computer I mentioned above, lol. The Macrumors buyer guide states the current models are mid-cycle. Would it be out of the ordinary for Apple to introduce an updated standard Macbook in the next 6 weeks? Thanks!