At the WWDC conference, Apple has updated its Mac, MacBook Pro and MacBook Air computers. Here’s what we know:
The MacBook Air has been updated with Ivy Bridge CPUs up to 2.0 GHz Core i7, up to 8 GB RAM, 60% faster graphics, up to 512 GB flash storage. Flash memory twice as fast as before, and USB 3.0 support included. FaceTime camera updated to 720p. USB 3.0 makes an appearance for the first time, with both side ports being 3.0 compatible. The new Air will start shipping today.
- 11-inch 1.7 GHz with 4 GB of RAM and up to 128 GB SSD, 2.0 GHz with 8 GB and 256 SSD, $999 and $1099
- 13-inch 1.8 GHz with 4 GB of RAM and 128 or 256 SSD, 2.0 GHz with 8 GB and 512 SSD
The new MacBook Pro is thinner at 0.71-inches thick and under 4.6 pounds. Sports Ivy Bridge up to 2.7 GHz, faster integrated graphics, NVIDIA GT 650M discrete graphics, USB 3.0 with a much higher resolution display than the previous versions. Equipped with Retina Display, the new model will carry a 2880×1800 resolution.
- 13-inch – 2.5 or 2.9 GHz dual core, 4 or 8 gigs of RAM, 500 or 750 GB HDD, $1199 and $1499
- 15-inch - 2.3 2.6 or 2.7 GHz quad core, 4, 8 or 16 Gigs of RAM, 500, 750 HDD, GeForce GT 650m, $1799 and $2199