New Macbook Air
October 20, 2010 by USA Post
During the event, Jobs announced the next step is to take Apple to improve its Mac products.
He began by announcing the new iLife 11, which is available today. The software includes updated versions of its popular iPhoto, iMovie and GarageBand.
The new iPhoto 11 offers a full screen with built-in integration for Facebook, as well as new professional quality slideshows.
A user may also be able to produce maps typographical variety, which are high quality cards with pictures in relief, using their own photos.
“I think it’s great. That’s why we do what we do.” Jobs said after a video showing off the function of typography, 11 iPhoto.
Updating iMove 11 provides a new capability to produce video trailers move from a user took. Tapes produced by the London Symphony Orchestra accompanying trailers.
GarageBand 11 has a new way to teach the student how to play instruments. Lessons not only to provide a video guide of how to play piano or guitar, but also show a history of the progress of a user since they started to learn.
Jobs said that 5 million people worldwide use GarageBand.
ILife 11 will be available free with every new Mac, and can be bought for 49 and as an upgrade an existing computer Macintosh.
Jobs also announced a new updated version of its MacBook Air online. The new MacBook Air is 0.68 inch thick at its thickest, and narrows down to just 0.11 inches at its thinnest point.
The new device weighs only 2.9 kg and has a resolution of 13.3-inch LED backlit. It also has 100 percent of flash memory, so it is likely to be activated instantaneously and stores the data twice as fast as hard drives.
Jobs said it’s a combination of IPAD and the MacBook.
“We wondered what would happen if a Mac and a connected iPad,” he said.
“This is one of the most amazing things we’ve ever created. We believe that the future of laptops, and we’re really excited about it.”
Construction of the new MacBook Air is composed entirely of a single piece of aluminum, which offers more durability.
It is available now with 128 GB of memory and 1299, or 256 GB of memory for $ 1599. He launched a parallel version of 11.6 inches and has 64 GB of memory and 999, and 128 GB of memory for $ 1199.
Jobs also introduced a preview of its new operating system OS X Lion, which will be available in summer 2011.
“We are inspired by some of the innovations in the iPhone, and we’d put” Back to the Mac, “he said.
Leo will present multi-touch gestures similar to those seen on an iPhone or iPad, and full-screen applications, home screens and a Mac App Store.
The new operating system will also contain “Mission Control” which is “a way to see everything running on your Mac instantly navigate anywhere,” said Jobs.
Craig Federighi, vice president of engineering for Mac OS X, unveiled the new Mac app store and said: “With the App Store, we’ve taken everything that users love on the IPAD and brought to the Mac. ”
“The installation has never been easier, with just one click, I’m running my application further,” Federighi said.
He also presented the new mission control functionality on OS X Lion. During the demonstration, he showed how using a multi-touch gestures, a user quits an application for a full screen display of all applications running, the desktop and all open windows.
Using Mission Control, a user will be able to go anywhere on their Mac with a simple click.
Federighi corrected itself during the demonstration on how he likes to use windows, not talking about the Microsoft operating system.
“Of course, as a Mac user I also work with windows … I mean Windows, not Windows (Microsoft),” he said.
Apple will release the Mac App Store software ahead of its OS X Lion 90 days. Developers can begin submitting their applications for the store in November.
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