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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 “” 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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