Here’s what happened to the guts of Apple’s thinnest computer in less than 5 years
Much can be said about the things Apple’s left out of its latest 12-inch MacBook with Retina Display. You don’t get a MagSafe power plug, or any of the old ports from previous models (except for a place to plug in your headphones). And the front-facing camera is a step down in quality from what you get on the MacBook Air. On the flipside, the entire computer is two pounds, has a Retina Display, and promises a very reasonable 9 hours of battery life.
All in all, it’s come a long way from the big generational change with Apple’s previous thinnest and lightest computer, the MacBook Air. Its 2010 redesign brought over a bunch of miniaturization tricks from iPhones and iPads to make it even thinner than the first-generation model it…
Source:: The Verge