MacBooks

The Apple's MacBook notebooks line was introduced on May 16, 2006 and marketed until February, 2012, when this line was discontinued. It was relaunched however in 2015, this time as a "one port" notebook with a "Retina" display.

The MacBook is basically divided into four designs: White or black polycarbonate and fiberglass casing, aluminum unibody casing, white unibody polycarbonate, and the silver, gold, or space Gray "Retina" models which were presented in 2015. Each basic design has its own system which differs significantly from other models.

Aimed at the consumer and education markets, the MacBook replaced the iBook series and 12-inch PowerBook series of notebooks. The MacBooks may be classified as the low end of the Macintosh family, below the MacBook Air and MacBook Pro. Till now, this line is the best-selling Mac brand ever.

MacBook Models

MacBook 1,1 (Original MacBook)

MacBook 1,1 (Original MacBook)

The original polycarbonate MacBook laptop: Released on June 28,2006 and available in black and white colors. Discontinued in October 2008. To learn everything about this model: original polycarbonate MacBook.

Aluminium MacBook

Aluminium MacBook

Aluminum MacBook: Released on October 14, 2008, this model makes use of a unibody aluminium case with tapered edges. It is thinner than the original polycarbonate MacBooks. To learn everything about this model: Aluminium polycarbonate MacBook.

 

MacBook 6,1

MacBook 6,1

MacBook 7,1

MacBook 7,1

Unibody polycarbonate MacBook: Launched on October 20, 2009, discontinued on July 20, 2011 (available for educational institutions until February 2012. This model is rounder on the edges than previous two models in the MacBook line. To learn everything about this model: Unibody polycarbonate MacBook.

Retina MacBook computer: Introduced in March 2015. This model is thinner and lighter than MacBook Air. It can be purchased in space grey, silver, gold, rose gold. To learn everything about this model: The MacBook (Retina MacBook).

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  • A hat for your cat

    Surface Pro 4 vs. Macbook

    As the new musical ad declares, Macs are as useful as a hat for your cat. Is it true? Both have keyboards and SSDs for storage, both have touch screen…. Oops! Wait-wait-wait, Macbooks don’t have touch screens? Really? Oh, boy, we’re well into the second decade of the 21st century, for crying out loud! Yes, sad but true. Macbooks are only rumored to get touch screens in the future.

    How about stylus? No chance. You can write and draw with a stylus only if you’re a happy owner of Surface Pro 4. Just rip away the keyboard if you choose to use Surface Pro 4 as a tablet and when you’re bored of it, glue it back. Yes, it has magnets. It’s just that simple.

    Windows Surface Pro 4 sports faster Intel Skylake CPU as well. It’s 50% faster than that in Macbooks. Apple’s Intel Core m7 against Microsoft’s Intel Core i5, a mobile chip against the desktop level chip. With a Surface Pro 4 you’ve got a portable PC, compact enough to fit into a bag. With or without the keyboard, remember.

    And the last but not the least argument. Windows OS. The options for software is literally limitless, and most of it has shareware versions. Plus, cloud Office and OneDrive cloud storage hit the sweet spot for working. Really, who needs laptops?

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