One of the first leaks we saw in the run up to the launch of the new range of MacBooks yesterday was the single piece aluminium body, with accompanying stories about new manufacturing processes and how it was crafted from a single brick of metal.

Today Apple briefed journalists in the UK about the refreshed range of computers. What’s the first thing on the agenda? You guessed it, out comes the aluminium unibody once again with an accompanying explanation of the machining process.

So we couldn’t resist it now it’s official: yes it’s a piece of aluminium, with