What You Need to Know About the 2010 Apple MacBook
A portable computer lets you take your work, software, or games with you wherever you need to go. A device that has what you need in terms of software and computing power may also improve your productivity. The Apple MacBook was introduced in mid-2010 with powerful software and a battery life that gives you a variety of options if you need a change of scenery.What features does the MacBook have?
The 2010 MacBook series comes with a wide variety of features, including:
- Processors: A Core 2 Duo processor from Intel Core allows this portable computer to run fast and smoothly, meaning that it will not interrupt your work or gaming. It has a speed of 2.26 GHz. The computer also has a GeForce 320M video card for movies and games.
- RAM and storage: Each 2010 MacBook comes with 2 GB of RAM. The RAM comes installed as two 1 GB modules. However, you can expand the RAM to up to 4 GB. The hard drive provides 250 GB of storage so that you can install a variety of software and applications without running out of room.
- Keyboard: These MacBooks come with a complete built-in full-size keyboard so that you can type up documents or easily surf the Internet. A four-finger trackpad is also included, which allows you to manipulate your portable computer and use certain applications.
- Battery: The 2010 MacBooks have a 63.5 watt-per-hour lithium-polymer battery. This battery is built into the laptop, although it can be swapped out as needed.
A Mini DisplayPort lets you use an external display or connect to other devices. It lets both video and audio pass from your computer to an external device, so you can watch movies or play your games on the big screen. With the Mini DisplayPort, you can take advantage of a DVI output, VGA output, and HDMI output using an adapter.What are the differences between the different MacBook versions?
There are several versions of the 2010 Apple MacBook available. For additional information, see the manufacturer site for details. Some of the differences include:
- Base MacBook: The 2010 MacBook's unibody casing measures 13 inches in width and 9 inches in depth and weighs 4.7 pounds. When closed, it has a height of about 1.08 inches. The display measures 13.3 inches and features a LED-backlit display that is free of mercury. This makes your graphics sharp and crisp.
- MacBook Pro: The 2010 MacBook Pro differs from the base model in that it weighs slightly less at 4.5 pounds. The P8600 processor speed is also faster at 2.66 GHz in the MacBook Pro.
- MacBook Air: At three pounds, the MacBook Air is the lightest of the 2010 versions of the MacBook. It has an SL9400 processor that runs at 2.13 GHz. Unlike the other two models, it has one USB 2.0 port.