Macintosh, or simply Mac is one of the widely used personal computers at present. It is designed, developed, and sold by Apple Inc. As such, Mac computers have evolved over the years and one of the newest Mac computers is the MacBook Air.

The MacBook Air is the lightest and most portable MacBook ever produced as of this date. According to reviews, it is just like a full size Macintosh computer when it comes to function, making the saying size doesnt matter completely true. It has two models, one is the 11-inch model and the other is the 13-inch one. Most of its features were inspired by the Apple iPad like the standby time and the flash storage capacity. The MacBook Air weighs 2.3 pounds. It has a multi touch trackpad which enables you to click, pinch, drag, rotate, and zoom on text and images on the screen. It has a long battery life which can stay in standby mode for a month. It also runs on a Core 2 Duo processor. It has a built in camera and stereo speakers which you wouldnt even know are there due to its slim design. MacBook Air has Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity with two USB ports and 1 SD card slot. You have the option of connecting it to a HDTV, projector, or Apple LED Cinema display if you want to enjoy videos or pictures at a larger view.

To make the MacBook Air more enjoyable for users, there are many applications you can download for it. You can look at Mac application blog sites for available applications and you can also shop at the Mac Application Store. Here are some of the best applications for the MacBook Air.

"Time Machine

Backing up your data is very important. You want to make sure that you have your files intact in case your MacBook Air crashes. The Time Machine software application can help back up large amounts of storage and data files on your Mac.


If you love blogging, then you will love Ecto. It is primarily an application for creating blogs offline on the MacBook Air. It supports different blogging software like WordPress. Another application similar to Ecto is MarsEdit which is also related to blog creation.

"iMovies and iPhoto

iMovies will help speed up video creation on the MacBook Air and it allows you to export videos directly to websites or to mobile handsets. iPhoto helps you manage photos albums and tag photos with ease.

There are other applications for Mac. Some are available for free while some have to be bought. Its up to you to choose which ones are most useful for you.

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Many people may question what novel features of Macbook Air is offering to them, whether it contains really innovative applications or just improves superficially. In this article, the most favorable apps will be introduced for you as some references you can incorparate into your Macbook Air.


Apple has gain much affections of cusotmers for its new MacBook Air due to its ultra slim design and considerably increased performance speed. Nevertheless, software applications among other winning features uncontroversially make the device more comfortable and funny to work with.


Here is a list of ten applications that you will love using on your MacBook Air:

1. Adium: This instant messaging system conveniently lets you connect to multiple IM accounts with a single login. You can chat with people using supported services, including Google Talk, AOL Instant Messenger, Yahoo Chat, and MSN Messenger.


2. Cyberduck: This FTP software is easy to use and has accessible bookmarks that enable you to browse quickly through files and content. The best part is that it is open source and available free.


3. Ecto: A weblog client with a convenient feature that lets you compose blogs offline on your MacBook Air. You can post it to online WordPress blog sites later.


4. iBank: Managing your finances on you MacBook Air is a breeze with iBank. An added feature is that you can update your monetary transactions even without opening up the application, by adding them to the dashboard.


5. iMovies: Using the new OS X operating system, iMovies has speeded up the process of making videos on you MacBook. You can also export your videos to your mobile or websites directly.


6. iPhoto: Using iPhoto on your MacBook Air, you can upload your photo albums directly to online sites, saving you a lot of time in managing albums and tagging photos. The new version also has advanced features such as geotagging.


7. Little Snapper: This application is great for information gathering and research. You can capture snapshots of various websites for reference and add your notes and comments to them.


8. Socialite: Socialite lets you have a single login for all your social networking sites, letting you enjoy one view of all your friends in one screen on your Mac Book Air.


9. Time Machine: Backing up your files on your Mac is now easier with Time Machine. You can back up large amounts of data and storage files.


10. Viscosity: This VPN client keeps your internet activities under a cloak and away from the prying eyes of cyber criminals. You can also access sites blocked by your ISP using Viscosity.


These interesting applications add to the joy of being an owner of a macbook air. You can almost manage your life - both social and professional - using the various software applications.

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