The MacBook family is a line of laptop computers designed and manufactured by Apple Inc. Originally referring to Apple’s earlier polycarbonate MacBook notebook computer that was sold from 2006-2012, the current family of MacBooks feature a unibody aluminum construction with black plastic keyboard. Available with multiple variations of size and performance, Apple’s MacBook line consists of the entry level MacBook Air, the utility MacBook, and the professional MacBook Pro.
Apple’s MacBook family comes in three specific types that range in power and size from the MacBook Air, to the MacBook, and the MacBook Pro.
Apple MacBooks do not have touchscreen capabilities. Though Apple has been pressured to consider touchscreen inclusion they have described touchscreen PCs as being fatiguing.
The first portable computer designed by Apple was the Macintosh Portable that was sold from 1989 to 1991.