it’s worth outlining the history of the MacBook and all its various versions and updates. We’ll begin with some fast facts about the MacBook, then dive right into the history of the MacBook. From there, we’ll review each version of the Apple-branded laptop and the public’s response to the product.
The MacBook is a brand name that encompasses three distinct Apple Macintosh notebook-style laptop computers. First introduced in 2006, they rely on Apple’s macOS operating system and exist to replace the now-extinct first family of Apple laptops: the PowerBook and the iBook.
Throughout the history of the MacBook, there have been three different models: The Air, the Pro, and the base model MacBook. The Air has been through five generations, the Pro has had four, and the base model only had two — both of which were discontinued.