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-- and clay more -- -- fox -- take this week apple released two of their new computers the MacBook air the eleven inch version and a thirteen inch version I have the eleven inch version here let's take a look.
The first things you'll notice is how incredibly fit in the MacBook Air is 110.
Of an inch thick.
At this point it's really thin and it's incredibly light about two pounds it's made of this unibody aluminum enclosure all one piece one on the bottom.
One on the top.
And one of the key features of the brand new MacBook Air is the instant on capability.
And unlike other netbooks on the market this MacBook Air has a full keyboard.
It also supports the multi touch.
Glass track pad like other apple laptops what official notices this beautiful new screen much higher in screen resolution in the old MacBook Air.
Apple made this so small the internals are tiny but the largest thing inside of this enclosure is the battery.
Thirty days of standby battery time in over five hours of usage surfing.
We're really talking about a net book here from apple it doesn't have a lot of internal storage so.
You're not gonna be doing a lot of -- video editing storing a lot of music on this device.
Then again if you're not doing much with that storage it doesn't much matter.
There also know spinning parts inside of the MacBook Air no spinning hard drive uses flash storage.
Just like BI.
The MacBook Air is famous for not having an optical drive there's.
No place to put a dvd and here I honestly can't remember the last time I used to dvd and a laptop.
And we may be starting to see the death of the dvd player in laptops the price is also new 999.
Dollars that's a huge price drop.
Question though what that means for the current MacBook which is also night good night.
So you're thinking about making a purchase an iPad or the MacBook Air -- number one iPad the lower end -- is much cheaper than the MacBook Air.
It's also better for consuming Internet content sitting back on the count you wanna read web sites with the touch of -- finger read books half -- host of applications on your iPad.
Play games it's really different device -- the MacBook Air to a simple laptop that'll allow you to jump on the Internet.
Pound notes and emails right that book proposal that you've been working on.
And also it has the full -- -- suite of applications in here so if I wanna jump into garageband or I want news I movie.
Where I want to.
Create my own web site using iWeb.
-- can do that.
You can't do that on the -- there are some limitations of the MacBook Air if you wanna do some heavy video editing store hundreds of gigabytes of your iTunes library on this device you're not gonna do that.
You might reserve that for a larger higher and MacBook Pro or even -- the desktop.
Overall I really like the new eleven inch MacBook Air this could be my laptop of choice.
When traveling sitting on the couch every questions you can always find me on Twitter at Clayton Morris we'll see you next time.
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