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The new 11-inch MacBook Air is every bit as fast as the 13-inch Air, despite its smaller size, but you'll give up 2 hours of battery life in the bargain.
This year's 11-inch MacBook Air improves on last year's model in several significant ways and is by far the fastest ultraportable you're likely to find, though some users will consider the limited flash storage space to be a hindrance.
Apple's revamped productivity and lifestyle software is free, and full of new features. But some users are howling over what's been taken out.
Apple has released the latest update to its iLife '11 suite of applications including Garageband, iPhoto (previously updated), and iMovie, now versions 6.0.1, 9.1.1, and 9.0.1 respectively.
A few people who have purchased retail copies of the latest iLife '11 suite from Apple have complained that the installer may hang halfway through its progress, or stop with an error stating that the manufacturer (Apple) should be contacted.
Read CNET's Apple iLife '11 full review to find out what's new, what's not, and whether the long-awaited upgrade to the software suite is worth your $49.
Apple has published the new hardware requirements so people can run the latest software enhancements.
Get a closer look at the latest version of Apple iLife in our gallery of screenshots from iPhoto, iMovie, and GarageBand.
Back in January 2009, Apple released iLife '09 and we haven't gotten a full version update since. New rumors peg a November 2010 release for the iLife '11 suite that includes 64-bit support, a brand-new iWeb, iOS compatibility, and the demise of iDVD.
This week, Apple introduces the new MacBook Air in two sizes (with no Flash installed), Mac OS X 10.7 Lion is announced, a dedicated Mac App Store is revealed, and FaceTime lands on desktop Macs. Also new to the world of Apple, iLife '11 brings updated iPhoto, iMovie, and Garageband versions.