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Apple Updates the MacBook
      #37109 - 05/18/10 03:03 PM

Apple has released the new MacBook with updated specs. The MacBook now comes with 2.4GHz Intel Core 2 Duo CPU with 3MB L2 cache and NVIDIA GeForce 320M dedicated graphics with 236MB of shared memory. The new MacBook is 1.08 inches thin and weighs 4.7 pounds. It features a durable unibody enclosure and is made of rugged polycarbonate material. The new MacBook has a 13.3" backlit LED that's glossy with 1280 x 800 native resolution. The new MacBook has all the essential ports including MagSafe power, Gigabit Ethernet, Mini DisplayPort, USB, and audio in/out. The multi-touch trackpad is made of glass and supports guesture controls including pinch to increase font size in a document, rotate your fingers to reorient photos, swipe to navigate through web pages, and more.

Here are the detailed specs for the new MacBook 2010:

Processor and memory
* 2.4GHz Intel Core 2 Duo processor with 3MB on-chip shared L2 cache
* 1066MHz frontside bus
* 2GB (two 1GB SO-DIMMs) of 1066MHz DDR3 SDRAM; two SO-DIMM slots support up to 4GB

Graphics and video support
-NVIDIA GeForce 320M graphics processor with 256MB of DDR3 SDRAM shared with main memory
-Extended desktop and video mirroring: Simultaneously supports full native resolution on the built-in display and up to 2560 by 1600 pixels on an external display, both at millions of colors
-iSight camera
-Mini DisplayPort

-AirPort Extreme 802.11n Wi-Fi wireless networkin; IEEE 802.11a/b/g compatible
-Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR (Enhanced Data Rate) wireless technology
-10/100/1000BASE-T Gigabit Ethernet (RJ-45 connector)

-13.3-inch (diagonal) LED-backlit glossy widescreen display with support for millions of colors
-Supported resolutions: 1280 by 800 (native), 1152 by 720, 1024 by 768, 1024 by 640, 800 by 600, 800 by 500, 720 by 480, and 640 by 480 pixels at 16:10 aspect ratio; 1024 by 768, 800 by 600, and 640 by 480 pixels at 4:3 aspect ratio; 720 by 480 pixels at 3:2 aspect ratio

* 250GB 5400-rpm Serial ATA hard disk drive; optional 320GB or 500GB 5400-rpm drive4
* 8x slot-loading SuperDrive (DVD?R DL/DVD?RW/
Maximum write: 8x DVD-R, DVD+R; 4x DVD-R DL (double layer), DVD+R DL (double layer), DVD-RW, DVD+RW; 24x CD-R; 10x CD-RW
Maximum read: 8x DVD-R, DVD+R, DVD-ROM; 6x DVD-ROM (double layer DVD-9), DVD-R DL (double layer), DVD+R DL (double layer), DVD-RW, and DVD+RW; 24x CD

Size and weight
Height: 1.08 inches (2.74 cm)
Width: 13.00 inches (33.03 cm)
Depth: 9.12 inches (23.17 cm)
Weight: 4.7 pounds (2.13 kg)

Battery and Power
Built-in 63.5-watt-hour lithium-polymer battery
60W MagSafe Power Adapter with cable management system
MagSafe power port

* Stereo speakers
* Omnidirectional microphone
* Combined headphone/line in (supports digital output)
* Support for Apple iPhone headset with microphone

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