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13-inch MacBook/2.26GHz

At a Glance
  • Apple MacBook/2.26GHz

    Macworld Rating

    The MacBook benefits nicely from its unibody face-lift: it's lighter and more attractive, and it performs better than the model that came before it. Think of it as a MacBook Pro minus the FireWire port...

The MacBook benefits nicely from its unibody face-lift: it's lighter and more attractive, and it performs better than the model that came before it. Think of it as a MacBook Pro minus the FireWire port and SD card slot, for $200 less.

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At a Glance
  • Macworld Rating

    The MacBook benefits nicely from its unibody face-lift: it's lighter and more attractive, and it performs better than the model that came before it. Think of it as a MacBook Pro minus the FireWire port and SD card slot, for $200 less.

    Pros

    • Unibody design makes a lighter, more comfortable MacBook
    • Impressive battery life
    • Glass Multi-touch trackpad
    • Support for up to 8GB of 1066MHz RAM
    • Performs as well or better than 2.26GHz 13-inch MacBook Pro

    Cons

    • No IR port
    • No SD card slot
    • No video adapters included
    • No FireWire port
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