Apple launches new MacBook Air with retina display
00:16, Oct 31, 2018
Copyright 2015 All rights reserved. This material can't be published, transferred, copied or redistributed.
Speaking on stage at Apple's October event today, Apple chief Tim Cook said that the MacBook Air was Apple's most beloved laptop and no wonder - it's still a popular design a decade after its original reveal.
The MacBook Air's Retina display is 13.3 inches on the diagonal, and packs in over 4 million pixels. There's also a Touch ID sensor for good measure!
The new MacBook Air will be available with an Intel 8th Gen Core i5 processor with built-in graphics, and up to 16GB of 2133MHz DDR4 RAM.
Battery-wise, the new MacBook Air can play iTunes movies for up to 13 hours, Apple said.
TechCrunch folks got the opportunity to go hands-on with the new MacBook Air right after they keynote event, and have shared their initial thoughts on Apple's latest notebook. While the previous MacBook Air weighed in a 2.96 pounds, Apple has managed to shave even more weight off its successor, which comes in at 2.75 pounds. Pre-orders begin today and first deliveries are slated for November 7.
The MacBook Air 2015 and its forbearers are practically timeless products. The Mac Mini hasn't received an update in several years, so the new version is quite a bit more powerful.
Its battery promises 12 hours of wireless web browsing and 13 hours of video playback, thanks to this hardware, added Apple.
The new MacBook Air will be available in three colors: silver, space gray, and rose gold.
Admittedly the old MacBook Air is seemingly sticking around, at $999, but it's hard to see it lasting too long.
It is 15.6mm thick, which is 10% thinner than the previous Air, weighs 1.24kg, and is made from 100% recycled aluminium.
Given the issues I've had with the MacBook Pro's display scratching, I expect the shift to glossy bezels that aren't raised will result in the Air suffering from the same problem.
So here's the New MacBook Air, a completely redesigned, reengineered, and carefully refined upgrade over the predecessor. The trackpad is now the new Force Touch trackpad that's 20% larger, and offers haptic feedback. The headphone jack, thankfully, is still on-board. The MacBook Air will be coming with a Retina display now! We'll keep you updated on the latest.
The "ultimate iPad" has 25% less volume, nearly 4 million pixels and comes in 11 inches and 12.9 inches. Finally, the T2 enables the new Air to have an always-on process listening for "Hey Siri" commands.
All told, it's a better design in terms of portability, but it doesn't leave much room for power similar to that of what the MacBook Air held against contemporaries of the time.
Khashoggi, a critic of the Saudi regime, vanished on October 2 after entering the consulate. "You are going to get me in trouble". Trump previously speculated without providing evidence that "rogue killers" could be responsible .
But many in Trump's base, including women, apparently feel otherwise: They tweeted support for the president and attacked Daniels. Industrious tweeters also deployed a number of top-shelf memes to express their artistic creativity with edits to the picture.
Five South Korean climbers and their four Nepalese guides were found dead on Saturday. after a snowstorm in the Himalayas. The climbers had been waiting for a window of good weather so they could reach the summit, when the storm hit Friday.
The Virginia Lottery said in a statement that the chances of matching the first five numbers in Mega Millions are 1 in 12,607,306. There, he told staffers about how disappointed he was that he hadn't been able to buy a ticket for the historic jackpot.
His wife Cristina Serra and daughters, Valentina and Maria, were at an Ariana Grande concert when a bomb exploded in the venue. While Pep also says during the interview with the BBC that: "I will be Mancunian for the rest of my life".
Here are some answers for someone holding that prized lottery ticket for what would be the largest lottery jackpot in USA history. Powerball and Mega Millions have a lot of people dreaming about joining the ranks of wealthiest people on the planet.
Razik was a particularly powerful figure in southern Kandahar and a close USA ally despite widespread allegations of corruption. The attack comes ahead of parliamentary elections Saturday, which the Taliban has threatened to disrupt.
FILE - In this October 7, 2008 file photo, the shadow of a Saudi trader is seen on a stock market monitor in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Mr Khashoggi "promised me to sponsor the project and I guess they could listen in to those conversations", he said .
Simon Atkinson, a video journalist for BBC Australia, was also aboard the royal couple's flight when they missed their landing. Samantha's outburst comes just weeks after she publicly apologised to Meghan on United Kingdom chat show, Jeremy Vine.
Despite the overcast weather, large crowds descended on the golden sands to catch a glimpse of Harry and Meghan in the flesh. The Duchess of Sussex woke up at 4.30am to do yoga and told a group at Bondi Beach it was "so good for healing your mind".
Americans who buy legal weed and try to bring it back across the border risk arrest on possession or drug smuggling charges. The pot industry took in almost $9 billion in sales in 2017 in the United States, according to BDS Analytics.
Dow plunges more than 600 points, Nasdaq enters a correction
The benchmark S&P 500 index in the United States is down more than 1.5%, falling nearly 10% from its peak set earlier in October. Shares of Alphabet , the parent company of Google , fell more than 2 percent after its revenue growth also missed expectations.
Google Promises to Fix Pixel 3 Photo Saving
First, the number 2 smartphone vendor in the world, Huawei, has already released new phones that pack powerful next-gen 7nm chips. Pixel Stand WHAT IS IT? After taking a photo using Google Camera , it would sometimes fail to properly save and be lost forever.
In Texas, Trump speech takes far-right turn
The president said there "are some very bad people" in the caravan heading to the US border, which now numbers as many as 10,000. During the campaign, Trump nicknamed Cruz " Lyin' Ted " and mocked the appearance of his wife Heidi.
Jose Mourinho dismisses reports of Real Madrid return
Real Madrid's board want Jose Mourinho to replace current manager Julen Lopetegui , according to reports from Spain. Mourinho has confirmed Alexis Sanchez will not face Juventus after missing training at Carrington on Monday morning.
Police Department Goes Pink For Breast Cancer Awareness Month
It is estimated that each year, 252,710 women in the U.S will be diagnosed with breast cancer and that more than 40,500 will die. Money raised will help fund lifesaving research and free services including Daffodil Centres and the Freephone Cancer Nurseline.