Larry Magid: Apple Unveils New MacBook Air With Long Lasting Battery
SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS)— Apple unveiled a new MacBook Air at its World Wide Developers Conference in San Francisco earlier this week.
At first glance it looks like the last MacBook Air; nothing exciting, no great innovations as far as the screen goes it doesn’t have that high-res retina screen that some of the MacBook Pros have and it doesn’t have touch-screen like Windows 8.
However, the big plus is its long-lasting battery. I was in an all-day meeting in New York from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. I had the MacBook open, on and running that entire time. I was using Google Chrome doing some web surfing and emailing. I was taking notes in Microsoft Word. When I was done it still had about 35 percent of its battery left.
That was enough to get me really excited about this machine and it’s their big selling point.
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