MacBook Air – The much anticipated Apple MacBook Air ultrathin notebook debuted today at MacWorld 2008 after weeks of hype surrounding the advertising slogan “There’s Something in The Air!”
The dazzling teardrop-shaped design of the MacBook Air laptop had spectators gaping in awe as the newest Apple sensation, dubbed “The World’s Thinnest Notebook,” was unveiled by CEO Steve Jobs in his MacWorld 2008 keynote address.
The MacBook Air is so incredibly thin that it fits inside a standard manilla envelope!
Ultra thin and incredibly chic, the MacBook Air is all sleek aluminum and glass with minimal external connectivity – just a power jack along with USB 2.0 and micro DVI interfaces.
The new Apple notebook comes standard with a 1.6 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo Processor, 13.3″ screen, 2GB RAM, 80GB hard drive, built-in iSight camera, N WiFi and Bluetooth enabled, and a touchpad that responds to gestures.
The ultraportable notebook has both a full-sized keyboard layout and a touchpad with iTouch iPod-like controls. Y
Incredibly lightweight at just 3 pounds, the new MacBook Air is groundbreaking technology for everyone who is tired of lugging around bloated laptops and carrying cases stuffed full of accessories. Battery life is a full five hours with everything enabled.
MacBook Air features include built-in WiFi (802.11 n) and WiMax (Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR) Internet connectivity along with automatic connectivity to other Apple products and accessories through its built-in AirPort connection.
The front edge of the new Apple MacBook Air notebook is less than .16 inches thick when closed and the case is only .76 inches thick at the rear. The right side of the unit has aexternal port.
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The new Apple notebooks are available for pre-order today starting at $1799 and they begin shipping in two weeks. There’s an optional USB optical drive for $99, but you can also load software wirelessly from the optical drive on other Apple computers.
And that’s the latest news on the eagerly anticipated MacBook Air.Tags: apple, computer, macbook, macbook air, new apple notebook, notebook, technology