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When iPad Meets Mac

Written on October 21, 2010 by B Waldorf

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MacBook is back with a vengeance. Steve Jobs presented a new line-up of laptops during the "Back to Mac" event to the astonishment of the audience. These devices keep just getting better, right?

’s “Back to ” event made us all giddy about ’s surprise for us. Speculations, rumors and wild guesses were formulated. But Apple is putting an end to all these rumors.

Apple welcome a new addition to its family — the all-new with. The MacBook line-up was expanded to feature an 11.6-inch entry model and a substantial 13.3-inch model. The 13.3 inch model costs $1,299, while the 11.6-inch is $999.

Apple’s big man Steve Jobs, quickly pointed out that the new MacBook Air is something logical than the . But actually we can’t help but notice that it looks like the with keyboard. The trackpads are capable of an enhanced multi-touch function similar to . But with a more powerful iOS.

MacBook Air Specifications:

* Intel Core 2 Duo CPU

* Nvidia GeForce 320m GPU

* Solid state storage

* 2GB DDR3 memory (expandable to 4GB)

* Instant-on capabilities

* FaceTime Camera (formerly iSight)

* 802.11n Wi-Fi

* Up to 30 days of standby battery life

The 11.6 has a 1336×178 resolution with a battery life of 5 hours. You can carry it with a 64GB hard drive at $999 or a 128GB at $1,199. Both of which are carrying a 1.4Ghz Intel Core 2 Duo processor, but the 128GB model is upgradeable to 1.6Ghz for another $100.

Meanwhile, the 13.2-inch models features a 1440 x 900 resolution, with larger batteries capable of running for seven hours. It tags along a 1.86Ghz processors and start at 128GB for $1,299, but it’s expandable to 256GB for $1,599. The 256GB 13.2-inch MacBook Air can also be upgraded to a 2.13Ghz processor.

MacBook is available at Apple Stores and authorized resellers.

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