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Apple MacBook Air 11.6-Inch Laptop

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Apple MacBook Air 11.6-Inch Laptop
 
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4.0

Is Apple Really Worth the Cost? Meh...Maybe?

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from Lafayette, LA

Comments about Apple MacBook Air 11.6-Inch Laptop:

I have owned an Apple for most of my life, so I am a little biased when it comes to computers. My friends swear by PC and I swear by Apple, but with the improvements of technology I am starting to wonder if Apple is really the better product. The main reason I bought the MacBook Air was because Apple's don't really get many viruses compared to PCs. It is true, I haven't installed any anti virus software on my MacBook, which I've had for 2 years, and I have yet to have a virus. My laptop hardly ever "freezes" up, which is great compared to other laptops that are not Apple made. But as far as functionality and compatibility, this laptop falls short. There are many programs I cannot use because of the operating system. While it is only a minor inconvenience, it still is sometimes an inconvenience. Then, there is the price. The Mac Book is double the price of a decent computer. There is limited to no support for the MacBook. Who works on Apple computers these days? If you want support, you will have to go in to the Apple store and pay an arm and another leg to get it fixed. So far I have not had any issues, but I dread the day that my Apple needs fixing. Yes, the Mac Book is cool, but it does lack many features. Something as simple as hooking up your laptop to the TV requires a special cord for Apple specific computers, compared to a regular cord for other laptops. Next time I'll probably save my money and buy a PC. Also, the battery life sucks. Mine goes for 4 hours before dying.

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5.0

Perfect Portable Laptop

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from USA

Comments about Apple MacBook Air 11.6-Inch Laptop:

The MacBook Air is a great laptop, the ease of using it is great. There are so many great apps and software already loaded on, but nothing unnecessary like other brands. It is a clean, sleek laptop. I like that I can sync information from my iPhone, iPad and Macbook Air. iCal is great and notes that I write on my phone are on my laptop as well. Also iMessage is a great chat that syncs with iPhones and and iPads as well. I can be texting on my phone and go to my computer and continue the conversation if the other person has an iPhone. Really the Macbook Air is a great product to have. The Apple MacBook Air is an amazing computer. I like how simple it is to use. My kids love using it as well. I have had three MacBook Airs. I love the light up keyboard. I think the newest one has amazing battery life, I can pull it out in the morning and I do not have to plug it in until bedtime. It is perfect for traveling, it is lightweight and very slim.

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5.0

A great portable laptop for school!

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from USA

Comments about Apple MacBook Air 11.6-Inch Laptop:

I needed a new computer, but I also envied the portability of the iPads and tablets my classmates carried to class. This macbook air is the perfect combination of the two! I love having the ability to take it anywhere without the weight and the bulk, but it still has a real keyboard and the ability to store documents and run software.

Ease of Use
Very intuitive and fun to use!

Battery Life
It lasts all day! I never even take my charger to school with me, and I've never run out of battery.

Support & Service
Occasionally the webcam will not work with google hangouts or skype, and I sometimes have to look for updates to either the program or to the OS. it's odd.

Speed/Performance
Starts up so much faster than my old PC!

Design
Beautiful. It's nice to look at, and the screen quality is good! Just what I need for my purposes.

Durability
It's a very lightweight computer, so it seems like it might not stand up to too many problems. I got a case for it, and a neoprene sleeve for when I put it in my backpack, and I haven't had any problems at all.

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5.0

I don't know what I would do without it

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from USA

Comments about Apple MacBook Air 11.6-Inch Laptop:

It is technologically superior to all other laptops but it is also pretty easy to learn how to use. I use it for school and gaming. It is lightening fast and the graphics are truly incredible. I would recommend it to anyone looking for a computer that excels in all categories. It is the best laptop I have ever owned.

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5.0

Lightweight, compact & durable. It's great.

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from USA

Comments about Apple MacBook Air 11.6-Inch Laptop:

The Apple Macbook Air is amazingly wonderful laptop. It is very compact and portable, just slightly larger than a spiral notebook. It is great for anyone who is always on the go and/or traveling. It fits right in my bag and takes very minimal space. It is very lightweight so you will not experience and problems with it being bulky and causing any travel issues.
The speed and functionality has been outstanding with no problems whatsoever. The preloaded apps are great and I like having the ability to access the app store for other apps to improve my dialy usage. The image quality is also outstanding.
The durability of this product was very surprising to me since I tend to be slightly rough on electronics and such. It has with stood bumps and dings from the little one as well as being dropped by me multiple times.
I would recommend anyone in the market for a new laptop definately give this one a chance. you wont be diappointed by no means.

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5.0

Perfect for College

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from USA

Comments about Apple MacBook Air 11.6-Inch Laptop:

I am currently a commuter in college and have a heavy course load that involves a lot of work to be done online. Seeing as we are progressing in this era of technology, my professors love the idea of having us complete assignments digitally. As wonderful as that is, carrying a heavy laptop back and forth everyday as a commuter is not as appealing. Insert this beauty of a laptop. This macbook air is nothing short of perfect for my daily needs as a college student. It is small, lightweight, and best of all, its a fully functional laptop. Apple made sure not to cut corners with the performance of this laptop and I truly appreciate that. I get an average of 6 hours of battery life out of this with moderate usage which is pretty impressive for a laptop this size. While I do not recommend it for people who are heavy gamers or tend to appreciate larger sized laptops (larger than 13 inches), I do recommend it for the average college commuter, working business men and women as well as those who travel frequently.

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5.0

I love it

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from USA

Comments about Apple MacBook Air 11.6-Inch Laptop:

Air is very light and thin. It looks very pretty. It's very convenient. And easy to carry with me. And the keyboard is fancy with light in darkness. I need to get familiar with Linux OS. It can be used to learn to develop iOS apps for iPhone and iPad. A good one for entertainment and study!

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5.0

This is very light and compatible laptop.

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from USA

Comments about Apple MacBook Air 11.6-Inch Laptop:

This is a very good and light laptop. It's good for everyone.

Ease of Use
Very easy and simple to use.

Battery Life
It has a long and satisfiing battery life.

Support & Service
It has the best support and service than any other computer.

Speed/Performance
It is one of the fastest computers that I have ever used.

Design
It is very light and good for traveling.

Durability
This laptop will last a long time, but you might want to buy a case just in case.

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5.0

The best laptop I've ever owned.

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from USA

Comments about Apple MacBook Air 11.6-Inch Laptop:

The Macbook Air 11.6 is the best machine for travelling professionals or programmers on the move available. Its small size allows me to slip the machine into my hydration backpack with a water bottle and a paperback; everything you'll need for a flight in under 5 lbs. The Intel Core i7 CPU packs more than enough power, and the new Intel GPU HD 5000 is powerful enough for most games, even including Starcraft 2! From game development to networked records management systems programming (in both OSX and Windows via Bootcamp), the MacBook Air is a portable mini beast of a machine.

Ease of Use
OSX is an excellent operating system, the the MBA's magsafe power plug prevents the hardware from taking a spill when the cord gets tangled.

Battery Life
With Intel's Haswell CPUs, a full day of use can be had from a single charge.

Support & Service
In-store Apple Care is excellent.

Speed/Performance
It will not beat a desktop, but for a laptop, it's in the top tier. For an untrabook, it is amongst the best, with the GMA 5000 GPU instead of the 4500 as in other ultrabooks.

Design
Thin, sturdy unibody design is perfect. The keyboard is high quality and responsive, and the trackpad is amongst the best available.

Durability
The metal unibody construction is solid and reliable.

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4.0

The slimmest computer out there

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from USA

Comments about Apple MacBook Air 11.6-Inch Laptop:

The macbook air is a product that has revolutionized the once bulky, and otherwise space consuming laptop. With the sleek, compact, and fashionable designs comes one downfall, the durabilty of the product, although the light 2.86 computer has less of a chance to break when closed. Overall it is a great product and I would recommend it to many as the best apple laptop.

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