The MacBook Pro models include iLife '06
, an iSight video camera, Apple MagSafe Power Adapter and Sudden Motion Sensor and retail for a suggested USD1,999 (15.4" 2.2GHz), USD2,499 (15.4" 2.4GHz) and USD2,799 (17" 2.4GHz).
At only 5.6 pounds, it includes a built-in iSight video camera for video conferencing on-the-go using iChat AV, or recording a video Podcast or iMovie using iLife '06
. Other included software: PhotoBooth, which lets users take snapshots with the video camera, add entertaining visual effects and share their photos; Remote, which converts the computer into a portable theater; and Front Row, which allows users to listen to songs from their iTunes music library and watch DVDs.
The range includes the white 1.83GHz and 2.0GHz MacBook and the black 2.0GHz MacBook models which feature a 13" wide-screen display, iSight video camera, iChat AV, iLife '06
applications suite and MagSafe Power Adapter.
Lessons on publishing and giving a presentation using iLife '06
in conjunction with iWork '06 conclude the tutorial.
combines the intuitive recording, editing and royalty-free music composition tools found in previous versions of Garageband and makes high-quality podcasting possible for anyone.
According to the company, Aperture 1.5 offers a new open library, integration between iLife '06
and iWork '06, XMP metadata support, new adjustment tools and an export API.
All models feature a built-in iSight video camera; built-in 10/100/1000 BASE-T Gigabit Ethernet; built-in AirPort Extreme; a total of five USB ports and two FireWire ports; Apple's Front Row media suite; and iLife '06
suite of digital applications.
It offers a mini-DVI out, Mighty Mouse and Apple keyboard, iLife '06
suite and iSight video camera and the most up to date release of the Mac OS X version 10.4.6 'Tiger' operating system.
MacBook comes with Mac OS X version 10.4.6 'Tiger' and includes iLife '06
, the next generation of Apple's suite of digital applications featuring iPhoto, iMovie HD, iDVD , GarageBand and iWeb, the company claims.
The release of iLife '06
in January 2006, supplants the earlier versions, but those who continue to use '04 will still need this book.