The Apple Mac is a collection of personal computers developed, manufactured, and marketed by Apple Inc. The Mac started as the companion of the Macintosh Lisa computer, which was an introduction to personal computer technology. A year later, the Mac hit the markets and quickly gained attention. From that point forward, Apple Macs has consistently sold in huge numbers and has remained strong competitors in the computer market.
Apple laptops are available in many varieties. The most basic of options includes a laptop with a built-in CD-ROM drive. Other variations include those with extended memory capacity and graphics cards. More advanced options include those with built-in wireless internet capabilities, video game machines, solid state hard drives, solid state optical drives, CD/DVD players, and Bluetooth devices. The Mac will even support an operating system that is made especially for the Mac.
The Apple laptop is known for several aspects of its operation. For example, the Mac can synchronize with multiple computers running on the Apple operating system and can access a server that supports multiple installations of the Mac operating system. One aspect of the Mac that is often considered an advantage is that it can connect to external peripheral devices such as printers and scanners through the USB port. The Mac mini, Mac pro, and the Retina MacBook are all laptops that run on the Mac operating system. With regard to portability, all three of these laptops are quite lightweight, with the Mac mini being the smallest of the three.
Apple laptops also generally come with a longer warranty than laptops from other manufacturers. Apple offers support for up to two years on the Apple warranty. This may not be the case with other laptop brands and warranties vary. It is generally a good idea to research the warranty before purchasing the laptop.
While it has always been possible to connect a computer keyboard to the Mac, a newer generation of laptops to support a full-fledged keyboard with no USB connection. This is one of the reasons why there are so many models available with a full-touch trackpad instead of just a mouse. The trackpad makes it easier to navigate around the laptop and can even function as a virtual keyboard.
As with most laptops, Apple has made improvements to its Mac notebooks in recent years. The latest version of the Mac notebook, known as the MacBook Pro, is especially noteworthy. It includes a built-in 10-point keyboard with a wider, touch-sensitive surface. The MacBook Pro can take advantage of motion sensor technology and support for high-resolution cameras, though it lacks the volume and color of the Retina MacBook.
The price of the MacBook Pro is between the high end and the midrange of the laptop spectrum. The best place to look when trying to decide which one to buy is online. The notebook comes with a screen that is about two inches smaller than those of some other leading notebooks. For those who like to edit photographs or use graphic software, the MacBook is the right choice. The touch sensitive screen is also especially nice when editing such photos.
Like all laptops, the Apple MacBook Air requires that you turn the battery off before it will work. This should be done with caution, because if the battery is left on, the computer may become overheated. You can prevent overheating by making sure that the computer is not left sitting on a soft surface. You can also leave the laptop on but just make sure that it is not left on for a period longer than is recommended. If you follow these tips, you should have no problem with using your Apple MacBook Air without problems.