All set for another vacation? Wait before you seal your luggage. Every vacation need a double scoop of tech gadgets… travelling without them is a sin. Here we bring to you must have travel accessories
Apple Macbook: The latest Apple offering which comes in 12-inch size is as portable as Macbook Air. It comes packed with Core M processor and runs both on OS X Yosemite and Windows. It is a half inch thick and weighs only two pounds. This Apple eye candy is a must have… Bag it for $1,299.
Nothing is a bigger dampener than losing your luggage on a holiday. Dot Luggage Tracker is an ultimate travel accessory, which would track your luggage as soon you descend from your flight. Get this for 13 USD on top of a 50 USD sign up.
Surface 3: The new Microsoft Surface comes with a magnetic keyboard. It can be easily converted from a tablet to a portable laptop. The gadget packs some nifty features and can be easily used while take off and landing. Pick it up for $499.
Apple Watch: Don’t want to miss time-sensitve emails and messages… then Apple watch is your true travel companion. You can set appointments and reply to text messages. This starts from $349.
Polaroid Camera: The latest polaroid inkless camera will make for a great travelling experience. Click the pictures on the go and share with friends on social media.… Read the rest
It is a well-known fact that any model from MacBook series does not comes cheap. Even for the cheapest MacBook you will have to shell out a minimum of $899 which is a steep price for a laptop.
Which one is better?
If you are looking for high performance machine to fulfill your entertainment and work needs Apple Mac Book Pro is the perfect product for you.The laptop looks quite handsome on the first instance as it is aesthetically built with all the right curves.
With all aluminum chassis, the idea pad is undoubtedly one of the best-looking laptops in the market. With an option to choose between 13.3 inch and 15.6 inch screen, MacBook Pro is highly portable and weighs around 1.2 kilograms.
What experts say?
According to Laptop magazine, the best pick amongst MacBook series is MacBook Air (13 Inch). MacBook’s offer high-end performance and Apple Mac Book Air 13 is no exception. The latest generation Intel Pentium core I 5 processing unit offers seamless performance so that you can run multiple tasks at the same time.
This laptop not only offers seamless multitasking but also provides a great battery life making it a perfect option for working professionals. But when it comes to portability, MacBook (12-Inch) leads the other models due to its small size and low weight. It weighs just 2 pounds which makes it extremely portable. The 13- inch MacBook air offers the best battery life in the series. On normal usage, the laptop can last for more than 12 hours which is truly exceptional.
As a direct challenge to the Microsoft Surface Pro 4, Apple is rumoured to launch a new 2016 MacBook Air around fall this year. Despite having scored a hit with the latest Macbook version, there is no looking back for the Cupertino giant. We barely have much detail to reveal about the 2016 variant that is in news but we can gauge that it will be more power packed than the model we last saw.
The Resolution Story
The latest MacBook Air comes with 1440 x 900 pixel resolution on the screen. This was an improvement over the 2560 x 1600 pixel resolution screen we saw on the older MacBook version and so we think Apple is keen on improving the resolution story with all future models.
Pitch Up Against MS Surface Pro
Why we expect this to be a warning for the Surface Pro 4 is because Microsoft will release this model around the same time. We anticipate a pen-input spec to add functionality to the new Surface Pro.
Last heard, the Surface Pro might hit retail around 29 July—the same day as Windows 10 release. Insiders also believe that the Apple iPad Pro might unveil around the same time so only time will tell what is next.
We hope you adore the typical sound you hear as the iPhone is put to charge. In fact, the latest MacBook version with 12 incher screen size will feature the same sound when it is put on or off power. However, the ultra thin Mac comes for a hefty price and budget buyers still prefer to stick to the MacBook Pro or the MacBook Air. What if you could at least get the same sound on the erstwhile models as on the latest MacBook? The biggest benefit here is the sounds ensures that the laptop is perfectly plugged in to the power source too!
To start with make sure you have a latest version of the Yosemite (10.10.3 or more) installed on the MacBook Pro or the MacBook Air. Next, open the Terminal after having accessed it from Applications/Utilities option. Unplug the MacBook in case it is on charge.
Follow this up by copy-pasting the command- defaults write com.apple.PowerChime ChimeOnAllHardware -bool true; open /System/Library/CoreServices/PowerChime.app & into the available Terminal. After this step, press return key. Now try connecting the laptop to the power source. Gear up to hear the 12 incher Macbook sound of chime you so adore. In order to wash the sound off; enter the command- defaults write com.apple.PowerChime ChimeOnAllHardware -bool false; killall PowerChime into the Terminal.
The world had gone gaga over the release of MacBook Air but since the 13-incher MacBook Pro with Retina display came our way, the biggest Air loyalists have been in fix.
The latest variant starts at $1,300 but with sassy speed, sexy screen and superb stamina, the Pro is worth every bit of the pennies invested.
The Retina display of 2560×1600-pixel makes the text and images super crisp. When you begin to handle the Force Touch track pad, you can actually redefine what true interaction feels like.
The MacBook Pro also houses a latest build of solid-state drive and a powerful processor. So the multi-tab handling experience is not stretchy at all. With great battery that lasts about 10 hours for usual web surfing makes the Pro a way better buy than the Air. Only that the Air is way more portable and comes sans metal coating on the edges.
Apple’s most slender Mac is arriving soon. The 12 inch MacBook Air is all set to make its debut by mid 2015. The MacBook will be unique in the sense that it will have a thinner design.
Owing to its thinner design, Apple has decided to abandon its traditional USB Port. In its place, Apple would be bringing out a reversible USB Type-C connector.
However, to make this innovation a reality, the use of an adapter is required so as to connect the USB peripherals. The USN Type–C connector that Apple is planning to use in its new MacBook Air will be used to jack into Display Port compatible monitors.
The new MacBook Air in all likelihood would not have a ventilation fan. This innovation is also being done so that the chassis could get slimmer in size.
Retina Display is another key feature which might be incorporated in the new MacBook Air. The speaker is also likely to be placed above the keyboard. In the previous versions of MacBook Air, the speaker was placed on the sides.
Apple is also looking for providing better charging options to its users and is looking beyond the current MagSafe charging solution.
US-based tech company Apple is rumored to be launching its two new Macbook Airs on April 29 2014, according to the company’s blog 9to5Mac. Meanwhile, multiple sources have claimed that the new Macbook Air laptops are scheduled to be revealed shortly. The sources also claimed that shipments of the new Macbook Airs have already been arrived at Apple Stores throughout the country, and Apple Store employees are re-arranging the laptops on display to prominently feature the new Air.
This will be interesting to see that will these devices live up to the hype? The upcoming new Macbook Airs are reportedly not having a major overhaul, but a minor update to the existing ones.
The new Macbook Air is likely to be available in 11- and 13-inch varieties, almost similar to the existing SKUs. The model number of the existing 13-inch is MD760LL/A, while the new one will reportedly be having the model number of MD760LL/B.
Meanwhile, the blog has said that the major difference in the new Airs will be the addition of Intel’s latest Haswell chip.
The existing 13-inch Air is powered by 1.3GHz processor with Turbo Boost up to 2.6GHz, while the new model will run on a 1.4GHz chip with Turbo Boost up to 2.7GHz
Apple has a series of products lined up for release in 2014. So, brace yourself as the range of devices is being disclosed and discussed. The first in the list is the much awaited iPhone 6. All these months it was alleged to have 4.7-inches and 5.5-inches screen. However, as per the latest scoop it may have a screen size of 5.7-inches.
The next news is going to startle you even more. The rumor has it that Apple is developing a 12.9-inches iPad. Ready to take on Samsung Galaxy Note Pro, this device is targeted for entertainment and professional junkies. iPad 2 Air is also on the list of Apple devices getting released this year.
Speculation is doing the rounds about the second generation iPad Air as well, which is supposed to be called iPad Air 2. It is believed to have Touch ID feature and Apple A8 processor. Though, the rumor about A8 processor is not strong enough but if it comes true then the power-efficient Intel Core i5 is going to face a tough competition.
The next device up for release from the house of Apple is the 12-inches MacBook Air, which is touted to sport a retina display. It is expected to be slimmer and lighter than its predecessor. The device is supposed to be the last offering from Apple for this year.
So many products rumored to be launched but Apple did not announce anything officially. It seems Apple would leaf through slowly and surprise people throughout the year.
Possibly one of the slimmest devices ever designed, MacBook Pro Retina looks similar to the MacBook Air. Their features also look dangerously close. So, what is it that sets them apart?
The MacBook Pro Retina is known to be equipped with a lot of features and hence, is known to be one of the best among the Apple products. However, MacBook Air can be a wonderful choice for those who are looking for a budget product. The MacBook Pro is also heavier than the MacBook Air. While the Pro weighs 3.46 pounds, Macbook Air weighs 2.96 pounds. Pro is known to be sturdy considering the build quality and hence, it is heavier in the hand as well as backpack.
MacBook Air is known to be amazing as it is known to provide with battery life of about 12 hours. It is also known to be easily portable and the memory capacity is also appreciable if you go for 8 GB. Considering the MacBook Pro Retina, it is known to be larger when compared to MacBook Air in terms of the retina display and the options for good speed.
However, we should not miss that both the devices are mostly close in terms of nature and factor. They are known to have permanent RAM and no superdrive. They are equipped with 802ac wifi and are featured with PCIe SSD. Here are the MacBook Pro Retina and MacBook Air features compared:
Sony Viao Pro 13 has been the colossal figure for too long now. With Macbook Air on the cards, we believe buying the Sony Viao Pro 13 is nothing more than investing on a dead mound. The Viao comes pumped up with full HD TRILUMINOS display, ArtRage® Studio, 8GB RAM and powered by Window OS Pro 64-bit.
The seductive specs and the sleek make of the MacBook Air are built to mesmerize. Peek into it specs to know why Sony Viao Pro 13 has taken a beating: