Industry consortium Khronos Group has ratified the OpenCL specification designed to make it easier to exploit modern graphics chips for computational tasks. OpenCL was originally proposed by Apple and slated to appear in Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard.
MacRumors is suggesting the new NVIDIA powered MacBook and MacBook Pro
models have received hardware decoding of H.264 video, not available on
the previous versions even though their respective cards had hardware
decoding capabilities, but Apple isn’t confirming.