Apple laptops are becoming increasingly popular alternative to PCs. Currently on the market today, there are three ranges of portable computers marketed by Apple. These model ranges are the MacBook Air, the MacBook and the MacBook Pro. Each range caters to a different set of needs as outlined below.
Firstly, the MacBook Air is Apple’s ultra portable solution. Introduced on the 15th of January, 2008, they have become very popular laptops for businessmen on the move and other people travelling. They also have high specifications in spite of their small size. These specifications include dual core Intel processors, up to 2 GB of RAM and hard disks at least 120 GB. Connectivity is also dramatically improved over previous models.
The MacBook is the general purpose consumer range of laptop products from Apple. All models in the range use the power of Intel’s dual core processors. The latest model comes with 2 GB of RAM, a two GHz dual core processor and an impressive graphics card based on the Nvidia G-force 9400M graphics chip with 256 MB of RAM.
The MacBook Pro is the high end of Apple’s Range and is targeted towards professionals and power users and other enthusiasts. The latest models are desktop replacements boasting 17 inch screens 512 megabyte G-force graphics cards, 2.5 GHz dual core processors, 4 GB of memory and a 320 GB hard disk.
Apple provides a number of advantages with their products over the traditional PCs. Apple laptops are typically more user friendly and have a number of features that you will not find on Windows-based computers. The thing that worries most people is the compatibility options, however, in the latest Macintosh computers, it is even possible to run Windows through a virtual machine, so you can happily use all the software which you used on Windows.