Hands-on with Apple MacBook Air, Time Capsule, Apple TV, updated iPod touch & iPhone and iTunes rentals

Apple has launched the world's thinnest laptop -- the MacBook Air -- along with Time Capsule, updates to the iPod touch and iPhone, new Apple TV and iTunes movie rentals

Apple fans around the world have been getting closer and closer to achieving a truly euphoric level of excitement, but today at Macworld their wait was over. Steve Jobs took to the stage at the Moscone Center in San Francisco to tell the world about his fruity company's new products.

But we weren't in California; we were in the BBC Television Centre in London watching a satellite linkup -- thank goodness, we've only just got back from Vegas. After a brief run down of Apple's successes over the last 12 months, we got to new iPhone and iPod touch software, Apple TV news and most excitingly, the brand new MacBook Air -- the thinnest laptop ever created.

Before launching into a heap of unveilings and demos, Jobs offered some words from his not-so-cold heart. "It was an extraordinary year for Apple, and I just want to say thank you... thank you for an extraordinary 2007." Bless.

Well that's quite enough of that. Let's check out the new gear...

Update: Read our full Apple MacBook Air review, along with a full Apple Time Capsule review.

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