MacBook

MacBook is well-known brand of notebook computers designed and manufactured by Apple Inc. You’ll find everything about MacBooks on these pages.

How to Identify Your MacBook

Here are a few tips to help you identify your MacBook. You can locate the serial number, model identifier, and part number on the device’s surface. Besides, on almost all versions of this computer you will find this information in the About this Mac window. If you have the original box of your MacBook, you can find the information on the packaging. If you purchased the device in Apple store or at an authorized third-party retailer, the serial number will appear on the invoice or receipt.
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MacBook Pro Model Numbers

In this article we will help you determine the correct MacBook Pro model numbers of any MacBook Pro you may have. The very first MacBook Pro was released on January 20, 2006, and it was a 15-inch model. Later on April 24, 2006 a 17-inch model was released. It was later announced on June 8, 2009, that the 13-inch unibody MacBook would be upgraded and re-branded as the MacBook Pro. It wasn’t until June 11, 2012 that Apple released the third generation of the MacBook Pro. This model was marketed as the “Macbook Pro with Retina Display.” It was marketed this way to help differentiate it from the previous model. The fourth generation followed the design of the previous generations and has an all-metal unibody enclosure and separated black keys. Additional design changes to this generation include a thinner chassis, thinner screen bezel, larger trackpad, the OLED Touch Bar, and a shallower butterfly mechanism keyboard with less key separation than the previous models. (more…)

MacBook Air Model Numbers

In this article we will help you determine the correct MacBook Air model numbers of any MacBook you may have. The very first MacBook Air was released on January 15, 2008, and it was a 13-inch model. Later on October 10 ,2010 an 11-inch model was released. This new model was offered at a lower price, less weight, longer battery life and better overall performance compared to the previous 12-inch model. (more…)

MacBook Model Numbers

In this article we will help you through the process of locating the correct MacBook model numbers of your device. The very first MacBook was released on June 28, 2006. This whole line of computers kept being released between May 2006 and February 2012, and was later relaunched in March 2015. This time it was renamed MacBook Retina. This new relaunched series has a high-resolution Retina Display, a redesigned keyboard, a Force Touch trackpad and many more amazing features. (more…)

MacBook Pro 1,1 and MacBook Pro 2,2

MacBook Pro 1,1 is the line of laptops, designed and manufactured by Apple. Introduced on January 10, 2006, it has been manufactured till late 2008, with three updates arriving during the time, as well as one addition. The first version of this model was mostly a carryover from the PowerBook G4, but Apple used Intel Core CPUs instead of PowerPC G4 chips. It came with ExpressCard/34 slots. The first generation 15-inch models had two USB 2.0 ports and one FireWire 400 port. (more…)

MacBook Air 7,1 – Full laptop information, tech specs

MacBook Air 7,1 (11-inch, Early 2015) is the subnotebook, engineered, designed and manufactured by Apple, powered by Broadwell ULT processors family. It is the ultra-thin machined aluminum case with a full-size backlit keyboard, 11.6-inch widescreen TFT LED backlit active-matrix display and solid-state drive.

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MacBook Air 6,1 – Full laptop information, tech specs

MacBook Air 6,1 11-inch (Mid 2013 and Early-2014) is the subnotebook, engineered, designed and manufactured by Apple, powered by Haswell processors family. It is the ultra-thin machined aluminum case with a full-size backlit keyboard, 11.6 inches widescreen TFT LED backlit active-matrix display and solid-state drive.
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MacBook Air 5,2

MacBook Air 5,2 (13-inch, Mid 2012) is the subnotebook, engineered, designed and manufactured by Apple, powered by Ivy Bridge processors family. It is the ultra-thin machined aluminum case with a full-size backlit keyboard, 13.3 inch widescreen TFT LED backlit active-matrix display and solid-state drive.
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MacBook Air 6,2 – Full laptop information, tech specs

MacBook Air 6,2 (13-inch, Mid 2013 and Early 2014) is the subnotebook, engineered, designed and manufactured by Apple, powered by Haswell processors family. It is the ultra-thin machined aluminum case with a full-size backlit keyboard, 13.3-inch widescreen TFT LED backlit active-matrix display and solid-state drive.
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MacBook Air 7,2 (13-Inch, Early 2015 and Mid 2017)

MacBook Air 7,2 (13-inch, Early 2015 and Mid 2017) is the subnotebook, engineered, designed and manufactured by Apple, powered by Broadwell processors family. It is the ultra-thin machined aluminum case with a full-size backlit keyboard, 13.3-inch widescreen TFT LED backlit active-matrix display and solid-state drive.

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MacBook Air (13-Inch, Mid 2017)

MacBook Air (13-inch, Mid 2017) or MacBook Air 7,2 (13-inch, Mid 2017) is designed entirely around SSD storage. This solution makes this model much lighter and more portable than traditional notebooks, it also provides faster access to data. This model is equipped with the fifth-generation Intel Core i5 and i7 processors with Intel HD Graphics 6000, and as Apple claims, “from editing photos to browsing the web, everything happens ultrafast”. It also comes equipped with two USB 3 ports, so you can connect the latest USB 3 devices and all your USB 2 devices as well. With just a few connections, this notebook transforms from an ultraportable notebook to a complete workstation.
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MacBook Air 4,2

MacBook Air 4,2 13-inch, dual-core Intel Core i5 1.7 GHz (Mid-2011) is the subnotebook, engineered, designed and manufactured by Apple, the compromise MacBook Pro and MacBook Retina. It is the ultra-thin machined aluminum case with a full-size backlit keyboard, 13.3-inch widescreen TFT LED backlit active-matrix display and flash storage drive.
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MacBook Air 4,1

MacBook Air 4,1 11-inch 1.6 GHz (Mid-2011) is the subnotebook, engineered, designed and manufactured by Apple, and it’s the compromise MacBook Pro and MacBook Retina. It is the ultra-thin machined aluminum case with a full-size backlit keyboard, 11.6-inch widescreen TFT LED backlit active-matrix display and flash storage drive.
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MacBook Air 3,2

MacBook Air 3,2 (13-inch, Late 2010) is the subnotebook engineered, designed and manufactured by Apple. It is the compromise between MacBook Pro and MacBook Retina and the top model of the 2010 line-up of MacBooks Air. MacBook Air Core 2 Duo 1.86 13-inch (Late-2010) is the blade-thin machined aluminum case with a full-size non-backlit keyboard, 13.3-inches widescreen TFT LED backlit active-matrix display and flash storage drive.
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MacBook Air 3,1 (11-Inch, Late 2010) – Full Information

MacBook Air 3,1 (11-inch, Late 2010) is the subnotebook engineered, designed and manufactured by Apple. It takes the middle between MacBook Pro and MacBook Retina. It is the thinnest ultra-thin machined aluminum case with a full-size non-backlit keyboard, 11.6-inch widescreen TFT LED backlit active-matrix display and flash storage drive.
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MacBook Air 2,1 (13-Inch, Late 2008 and Mid 2009)

MacBook Air 2,1 (13-inch, Late 2008 and Mid 2009) is the thoroughly revised version of MacBook Air 1,1, released in January 2008. In fact, the design of the MacBook Air 2,1 – an ultra-thin machined aluminum case with a full-size backlit keyboard with ambient light sensor – remained the same. But the new version had an inbuilt iSight video camera with 640 × 480 resolution and two stereo speakers placed under the keyboard for multimedia and AirPort Extreme (802.11a/b/g/n) port and Bluetooth 2.1+EDR for communication. The only USB 2.0 port, analog audio out and Mini DisplayPort video out with external 24-inch display support sum up the connectivity options. MacBook Air 2,1 sports an ultra-thin machined aluminum case with a full-size backlit keyboard with ambient light sensor. (more…)

MacBook 5,1 and MacBook 5,2

Apple announced a MacBook unibody aluminum model (13-inch MacBook 5,1) featuring a new Nvidia chipset at a Cupertino, California with the tagline: The spotlight turns to notebooks. Made of a unibody aluminium case with patered edges, this model had an integrated Nvidia GeForce 9400M graphics up to five times faster than the original MacBooks’ Intel chipset. The MacBook unibody aluminium model was thinner than the original polycarbonate MacBooks. The keyboard of the higher-end model included a backlight.
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MacBook 4,1 and MacBook 4,2

The MacBook 4,1 13-inch, polycarbonate model (Early-2008) and MacBook 4,2 13-inch, aluminum model (Late 2008) offered a modest speed bump over the previous MacBook (Late 2007). The 2008 MacBook was available in three configurations: 2.1 GHz/1 GB RAM/120 GB HD/ComboDrive/White, 2.4 GHz/2 GB RAM/160 GB HD/SuperDrive/White, and 2.4 GHz/2 GB RAM/250 GB HD/SuperDrive/Black. In October 2008, the middle- and high-end models were replaced by the new Unibody models. The low-end model was price-reduced to $999, and replaced in January 2009 by the MacBook (Early 2009).
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MacBook Pro (13-Inch and 15-Inch, Mid 2017)

MacBook Pro 13-inch (Mid-2017), as well as MacBook Pro 15-inch (Mid-2017) are the subnotebooks engineered, designed and manufactured by Apple. In design they copy the MacBook Pro 13-Inch (Late-2016) and MacBook Pro (Late-2016), a thin machined aluminum case with Retina display. The entry level 13-inch MacBook Pro features no Touch Bar. (more…)

How to Identify Your MacBook Air

Here’s a few tips to identify your MacBook Air. You can locate the serial number, model identifier, and part number on the device’s surface. Besides, on almost all versions of this computer you will find this information in the About this Mac window. If you have the original box of your MacBook Air, you can find the information on the packaging. If you purchased the device in Apple store or at an authorized third-party retailer, the serial number will appear on the invoice or receipt.
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