Apple MacBook Updated

Apple-MacBookApple [AAPL] have launched their latest Apple MacBook that now comes with a more durable unibody enclosure being made of rugged polycarbonate that can take a bit of general abuse that laptops tend to see day to day.

The new Apple MacBook’s weigh 4.7 pounds and measure 1.08 in thickness making them quite slim. The MacBook measures 13 inches across and 9.12 inches deep. Power wise, the MacBook runs a 2.26GHz Core 2 Duo Processor that has 3MB of on-chip L2 cache. Also a 1066MHz frontside bus is utilised. Memory wise the MacBook supports up to 4GB of RAM although standard see’s it supplied with 2GB. For storage the standard model has a 250GB harddrive.

For connectivity the MacBook is capable of connecting over Wi-Fi networks at 802.11n specification as well as being compatible with previous versions of 802.11 (a/b/g). Bluetooth 2.1 is also supplied along with a 1GB Ethernet connection via an RJ45 connector.


The MacBook has a 13.3 inch LED backlit widescreen that has a glossy covering providing sharp images. Resolutions supported include the standard 1280 by 800 along with a number of other resolutions listed on the Apple site.

Apple use NVIDIA for graphics support which see’s the MacBook come supplied with the NVIDIA GeForce 9400M graphics processor running 256MB of SDRAM.

The keyboard on this MacBook is full size and a multi-touch pad is also used allowing two-finger scrolling along with pinch to zoom, rotate, swipe, three-finger swipe, four-finger swipe, tap, double-tap and drag. ie… it’s a nifty setup on that front.


Overall it looks like an impressive upgrade. Full details can be found over at Apple where the MacBook is available starting at $999.


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