Today I have my first hands-on with the brand new MacBook Air (MBA) that Apple released last Wednesday, October 20 (US PDT).
Until I touch it myself I did not appreciate how thin this latest revision of the MBA is. As we all know from Apple’s specifications the thickest part of the MBA is 0.68 inch and tapering to 0.11 inch at its thinest part. The 11-inch weights in at 2.3 lbs (1.06 kg) and the 13-inch weights in at a 2.9 lbs (1.32 kg).
The main differences between the 11-inch and the 13-inch aside from prices, obvious screen size and physical dimensions are:
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On Wednesday, October 20, 10:00 (US PDT) Apple hosted their “Back to the Mac” event in Cupertino, California, USA.
During the event they introduced the new iLife ’11 with the same suite of 5 applications: iPhoto, iMovie, GarageBand, iWeb, iDVD. They also gave a sneak peek of the next Mac OS X version 10.7 (aka “Lion”) and FaceTime for Mac. The “one more thing” as this announcement was the brand new MacBook Air (late 2010).
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Please bookmark and come back to this place on Since Apple is Live streaming their “Back to the Mac” event on Wednesday, Oct. 20th, 10:00 (US PDT) for my live coverage of Apple’s “Back to the Mac” event I will add my opinion in a separate post afterwards.
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KDDI has inked a deal with Skype such that the VoIP service will be made available through a Skype Android app on KDDI’s handsets; initially Sharp’s IS03
It appears that KDDI’s partnership with Skype will be similar to Verizon’s in the US, where Skype over WiFi will not be allowed, additional restriction is that Skype to land or mobile lines within Japan are also not possible.
More details at Mobile In Japan.