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The new MacBook Air, the latest invention from Apple, has been launched claiming to be the first of a new generation of notebooks.

The new MacBook Air, the latest invention from Apple, has been launched claiming to be the first of a new generation of notebooks.

The new MacBook Air, the latest invention from Apple, has been launched claiming to be the first of a new generation of notebooks.

Normal If you are planning on purchasing the new Macbook Air it is recommended you compare laptop insurance to ensure it is covered from theft and damage.

The notebook boasts faster state flash storage features, better reliability due to hard drive crashes being eliminated and a lighter and smaller body.

The MacBook Air is available in 11 inch and 13 inch models weighing in at 2.3 pounds making it Apple's lightest and most portable notebook to date.

"MacBook Air is the first of a new generation of notebooks that leaves behind mechanical rotating storage in favour of solid state flash storage," said Steve Jobs, Apple's CEO.

"With its amazing responsiveness and mobility, it will change the way we think about notebooks."

Using the same storage technology as the iPad, the MacBook air claims to deliver instant responsiveness, up to seven hours of battery life and 3 days of standby time.

Adaptive charging technology is used to create the long life battery as its unique design results in less waste.

Other notable features include a full-sized keyboard and a glass Multi-Touch trackpad found on Apple's MacBook Pro to enable the user to scroll through websites, photos and rotate images.

Additionally, the notebook has built-in FaceTime camera, mic and stereo speakers and flash storage which is 9 percent smaller and lighter than the conventional notebook hard drive.

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If you are keen to purchase the new Apple Macbook Air it is advised as with any brand new gadget to take out insurance to ensure it is covered.

New technology focuses on the consumer having the ability to take their gadgets - laptops, phones and ipods anywhere they go making them more vulnerable to damage and theft.

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