Apple has given the MacBook a much needed upgrade to its specs. The processor jumps from 2.13GHz to 2.26 GHz, the HDD from 160GB to 250GB, while the 2GB of DDR2 RAM has been swapped for the same amount of slightly faster DDR3 memory. Visible changes include a new rubber bottom, glass multitouch trackpad, LED backlighting to go with its 13.3-inch display and a non-removable built-in seven hour battery which has already been seen on the MacBook Pro.
Since the UK Apple store has just re-opened, we can now report that the new pricing for the above MacBook will be £799 which isn’t bad at all considering all the new premium features you’ll be getting.
Apart from the iPhone 3G S and iPhone 3.0 which were showcased at the WWDC yesterday, there is also now a new MacBook Pro lineup. Aluminum unibody as you will probably have guessed, the MacBook Pro family will include 13-inch, 15-inch and 17 inch.
Improved features include 40% extended battery life, thanks to their lithium polymer built-in battery technology that can gest out a minimum of seven hours of work on a single charge. LED backlit displays will give better colour, multi-touch trackpad, an illuminated keyboard and guess what a new SD card (13 and 15-inch) or ExpressCard slot (17-inch), FireWire 800 port and new NVIDIA graphics display.
Just to follow up with you the gallery on Apple’s latest MacBook Pro release at MacWorld ’09, we have the video which explains how this new amazing technology works.
Which Asian automaker is lagging behind in producing hybrid technology cars? If you guessed Hyundai, you’re absolutely correct. However, the South Korean founded company could just be about to make a big leap, ahead of many of its rivals who are already in the game. Hyundai has recently unveiled their plans for 2010 by showcasing the Hyundai Sonata Hybrid Concept. As you will expect with such great buzz, this isn’t just any old electric motor. Hyundai will be incorporating into it what they are now calling lithium polymer technology, which is different to the lithium ion battery now found in the majority of hybrids.
The end result as claimed is quite impressive, considerable reduction to size (seems like from the video it will be just a tiny bit thicker than a piece of paper). Lightweight, while at the same time providing more energy and better battery efficiency over the long term.
Check out the video below…