MacBook Air 11in 2010 http://www.stuff.tv/apple/macbook-air-11in-2010/all en-GB Microsoft Surface Pro vs Apple MacBook Air 11in http://www.stuff.tv/apple/microsoft-surface-pro-vs-apple-macbook-air-11in/news <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Microsoft faces off against Apple&#039;s super thin laptop. Who will win? </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="1190" height="892" title="Microsoft Surface Pro vs Apple MacBook Air 11in " alt="Microsoft Surface Pro vs Apple MacBook Air 11in " src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/microsoft-surface-vs-macbook-pro-11in-image.jpg?1376652534" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>While the <a href="http://www.stuff.tv/microsoft/microsoft-surface-windows-rt/review">Microsoft Surface RT</a> is probably best compared to fellow ARM-based laptabs such as the <a href="http://www.stuff.tv/asus/asus-transformer-pad-infinity/review">Asus Transformer Pad Infinity</a>, the <a href="http://www.stuff.tv/microsoft/microsoft-surface-pro/review">Surface Pro</a> has one clear rival: the 11-inch Macbook Air.</p> <div class="field field-type-userreference field-field-byline"> <div class="field-label">Byline:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/users/will-dunn" title="View user profile.">Will Dunn</a> </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-group-sections"><legend>News Section</legend><fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-0"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Microsoft Surface Pro vs Apple MacBook Air 11in – display </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Air's screen may be bigger, but the Surface's 1080p touchscreen wins this round easily. Roll on the MacBook Air with Retina display.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-label">Video ID/URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="messages warning">This video is not currently supported.</div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1256" height="942" title="Microsoft Surface Pro vs Apple MacBook Air 11in " alt="Microsoft Surface Pro vs Apple MacBook Air 11in " src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/surface%20pro.jpg?1376652534" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-1"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Microsoft Surface Pro vs Apple MacBook Air 11in – keyboard and build </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The MacBook Air's slightly heavier than the Surface Pro and its Type Cover, but you can't beat the feel of that aluminium unibody – and a proper keyboard is much nicer to type on.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="595" height="446" title="Microsoft Surface Pro vs Apple MacBook Air 11in" alt="Microsoft Surface Pro vs Apple MacBook Air 11in " src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/macbook-air-keboard-build.jpg?1376652534" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-2"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Microsoft Surface Pro vs Apple MacBook Air 11in – CPU </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Air's 2GHz Core i7 chip slightly outmuscles the Surface's 1.8GHz Core i5.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1105" height="828" title="Microsoft Surface Pro vs Apple MacBook Air 11in" alt="Microsoft Surface Pro vs Apple MacBook Air 11in" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/Macbook.jpg?1376652534" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-3"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Microsoft Surface Pro vs Apple MacBook Air 11in – connectivity </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Both the MacBook Air and the Surface Pro pack USB3.0, and the Air has Thunderbolt – but the Surface's Mini DisplayPort and neat little 64GB microSD port wins it.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1219" height="914" title="Microsoft Surface Pro vs Apple MacBook Air 11in" alt="Microsoft Surface Pro vs Apple MacBook Air 11in" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/microsoft-surface-connectivity.jpg?1376652534" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-4"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Microsoft Surface Pro vs Apple MacBook Air 11in – battery </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Surface Pro powers through its battery after one movie and a couple of hours' browsing. The Air gets you an extra hour, at least.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1359" height="1019" title="Microsoft Surface Pro vs Apple MacBook Air 11in" alt="Microsoft Surface Pro vs Apple MacBook Air 11in" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/surface%20pro%20battery.jpg?1376652534" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-5"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Microsoft Surface Pro vs Apple MacBook Air 11in – which to get? </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>At time of writing, neither. Okay, so we'd recommend the Air for its superior build, battery, processing power, keyboard and OS. But now is a bad time to buy any Intel machine, because in a few months machines using the new, dramatically less power-hungry Haswell architecture will begin to appear. Unless your laptop's died and you really need a replacement, wait until then.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1006" height="755" title="Microsoft Surface Pro vs Apple MacBook Air 11in" alt="Microsoft Surface Pro vs Apple MacBook Air 11in" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/macbook%20winner.jpg?1376652534" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> </fieldset> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-legacy-url"> <div class="field-label">Legacy URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> /news/portable-media/versus/microsoft-surface-pro-vs-apple-macbook-air-11in </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/apple/microsoft-surface-pro-vs-apple-macbook-air-11in/news" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.stuff.tv/apple/microsoft-surface-pro-vs-apple-macbook-air-11in/news#comments Apple Laptops MacBook Air 11in 2010 Microsoft Surface Pro Tablets Thu, 16 May 2013 13:56:09 +0000 Alpay Dedezade 1425603 at http://www.stuff.tv Apple MacBook Air 11in 2010 http://www.stuff.tv/apple/apple-macbook-air-11in-2010/review <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The debigulated MacBook is still no powerhouse, but it makes extreme portability affordable. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-enable-hero"> <div class="field-label">Enable hero:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Enable full width image </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="798" height="684" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/apple-macbook-air-2010.jpg?1364298919" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="1309" height="819" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/macbookair11in.jpg?1364298919" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="1400" height="273" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/macbookair11inside.jpg?1364298919" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>When Apple unveiled the original MacBook Air two-and-a-half years ago, it was the thinnest notebook in the world. But it was expensive, low powered and crippled by its single USB port and lack of Ethernet. </p> </p> <p> Now, as well as revamping the original 13in Air, Apple has introduced a smaller, more affordable version that still performs like a proper laptop rather than a low-powered netbook.</p> </p> <p> <strong>Size matters</strong></p> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-pricing"><legend>Pricing</legend><div class="field field-type-number-float field-field-test-price"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> £850.00 </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-ratings"><legend>Ratings</legend><div class="field field-type-hcmreviewrating-rating field-field-overall-rating"> <div class="field-label">Overall rating:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="hcmrating-default">8 stars</div> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-group-sections"><legend>Review Section</legend><fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-0"><div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-label">Video ID/URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="video-wrapper brightcove-player-wrapper"> <script language="JavaScript" type="text/javascript" src="http://admin.brightcove.com/js/BrightcoveExperiences.js"></script> <script src="http://admin.brightcove.com/js/APIModules_all.js"></script> <div class="brightcove-player"> <object id="myExperience-711331972001" class="BrightcoveExperience"> <param name="bgcolor" value="#000000" /> <param name="playerID" value="" /> <param name="playerKey" value="AQ~~,AAAAEgPmGlk~,Fzd-TvXcznw-P3piHaryQBMeIzWITldz" /> <param name="isVid" value="true" /> <param name="isUI" value="true" /> <param name="dynamicStreaming" value="true" /> <param name="@videoPlayer" value="711331972001" /> <param name="autoStart" value="" /> <param name="htmlFallback" value="true" /> <param name="includeAPI" value="true" /> <param name="templateLoadHandler" value="brightcoveTemplateLoaded" /> <param name="width" value="640px" /> <param name="height" value="360px" /> </object> <!-- This script tag will cause the Brightcove Players defined above it to be created as soon as the line is read by the browser. If you wish to have the player instantiated only after the rest of the HTML is processed and the page load is complete, remove the line. --> <script type="text/javascript">brightcove.createExperiences();</script> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> </fieldset> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-verdict"> <div class="field-label">Verdict:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>A peerless ultraportable, but no desktop replacement.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-legacy-url"> <div class="field-label">Legacy URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> /review/apple-macbook-air-11in-2010 </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/apple/apple-macbook-air-11in-2010/review" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.stuff.tv/apple/apple-macbook-air-11in-2010/review#comments Apple Laptops MacBook Air 11in 2010 Mon, 25 Oct 2010 05:00:00 +0000 Simon Osborne-Walker 15188 at http://www.stuff.tv Video – new MacBook Air hands-on and boot test http://www.stuff.tv/apple/video-%E2%80%93-new-macbook-air-hands-and-boot-test/news <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Does the new MacBook Air stand up to its startup time claims? Yes, and more </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="440" height="76" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/194370c3cbli_25.jpg?1364402395" /> </div> </div> </div> </p> <p><strong>Related:</strong></p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-legacy-url"> <div class="field-label">Legacy URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> /news/computers-and-consoles/hands-on/video-%E2%80%93-new-macbook-air-hands-on-and-boot-test </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/apple/video-%E2%80%93-new-macbook-air-hands-and-boot-test/news" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.stuff.tv/apple/video-%E2%80%93-new-macbook-air-hands-and-boot-test/news#comments Apple MacBook Air 11in 2010 Thu, 21 Oct 2010 14:21:00 +0000 admin 159568 at http://www.stuff.tv First Look – MacBook Air 11" http://www.stuff.tv/apple/first-look-%E2%80%93-macbook-air-11/news <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Stuff gets an exclusive first touch of the slivery new MacBook Air </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="356" height="236" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/206320d06mn_0.jpg?1364403839" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="440" height="330" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/2063100e4bli_0.jpg?1364403839" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="440" height="330" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/206260751bli_0.jpg?1364403839" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="440" height="330" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/206280bdebli_0.jpg?1364403839" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="440" height="330" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/206300a01bli_0.jpg?1364403839" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="440" height="330" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/206270b6fbli_0.jpg?1364403839" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="440" height="330" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/206250106bli_0.jpg?1364403839" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="440" height="330" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/2062904c3bli_0.jpg?1364403839" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="440" height="76" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/194370c3cbli_238.jpg?1364403839" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>The new, improved MacBook Air has arrived, and Stuff was there at the launch for a first look…</p> <p>The new MacBook Air is smaller, lighter, cheaper and entirely solid state. Which, two years ago, would have made it a (rather expensive) netbook. But times have changed. Cheap-as-chips netbooks have become stuck in a vortex of lower prices and lower performance, while Apple's iPad has started to eat into the top end of the market.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-legacy-url"> <div class="field-label">Legacy URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> /news/computers-and-consoles/stuff/first-look-macbook-air-11&quot; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/apple/first-look-%E2%80%93-macbook-air-11/news" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.stuff.tv/apple/first-look-%E2%80%93-macbook-air-11/news#comments Apple MacBook Air 11in 2010 Wed, 20 Oct 2010 05:00:00 +0000 admin 15172 at http://www.stuff.tv Apple delivers new unibody MacBook Air http://www.stuff.tv/apple/apple-delivers-new-unibody-macbook-air/news <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> No manila envelopes... just a slither of skinny laptop </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="356" height="236" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/2062101a9mn_0.jpg?1364403839" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="440" height="76" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/194370c3cbli_239.jpg?1364403839" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>We called it, and Apple delivered. Its new MacBook Air is 0.68in thick at its widest point and tapers down to a knife edge at 0.11in.</p> <p>The wedge-shaped blade weighs in under three pounds, despite unibody construction and an LED backlit 13.3in (1440x900) or 11.6in (1366x768) screen.</p> <p>It’s nicked a couple of tricks off the iPad, like an SSD integrated into the board to save space, and powers its 1.4GHz or 1.86GHz Core 2 Duo processor and Nvidia GEForce 320M graphics for up to seven hours using Wi-Fi. Ports are USB-shaped twice and an SD card slot.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-legacy-url"> <div class="field-label">Legacy URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> /news/computers-and-consoles/stuff/apple-delivers-new-unibody-macbook-air </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/apple/apple-delivers-new-unibody-macbook-air/news" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.stuff.tv/apple/apple-delivers-new-unibody-macbook-air/news#comments Apple MacBook Air 11in 2010 Wed, 20 Oct 2010 05:00:00 +0000 admin 15170 at http://www.stuff.tv