The teardown enthusiasts at iFixit have plied their considerable talents on the new 13-Inch MacBook Air, and while they didn’t find any drastic changes, there are a couple that are worth taking note of.
Macbook Air News
Today’s WWDC keynote saw Apple announce new 11-inch and 13-inch MacBook Airs. The new models have been designed with enhanced performance and better battery life as priorities. The new Air lineup uses Intel’s next-generation Haswell processors that offer enhanced performance while offering significantly improved battery life.
Earlier this week, Intel officially released their latest 4th-gen Haswell processors – including a more power-friendly version perfect for the MacBook Air. And speaking of the MacBook Air, 9to5Mac has gotten their hands on additional confirmation that Apple is preparing to launch new models of the popular notebook at WWDC!
A new research note from KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, who has an excellent track record when it comes to Apple rumors, as well as dwindling supplies of current MacBooks give us even more cause to expect new MacBooks (and maybe even a new Mac Pro) to be unveiled at Apple’s WWDC event.
Availability of Apple’s 13-inch MacBook Air has begun to dry up at major authorized retail sellers, leading to speculation that the ultraportable notebook just might possibly be due for an impending product refresh.
Apple’s WWDC 2013 conference is coming up this Summer, and with Apple’s slow pace for hardware releases, so far this year, that likely means Apple will be playing catch up with their product cycles. According to “supply chain sources” speaking to DigiTimes, Apple is preparing to refresh its lineup of MacBooks around the time the event is expected to be held.
I’m simply going to show you two photos, then you can make your own mind up about the ‘influence’ the Macbook Air had in the Chromebook.
Taiwanese newspaper Economic Times is reporting that Apple is getting its ducks all in a row with suppliers for its next-generation MacBook Air.
Apple released an SMC update today for many of their 2010 and 2011 MacBooks, fixing a bug which could affect the battery performance of the affected devices. There are three separate versions of the update, for the MacBook, the MacBook Pro, and the MacBook Air.
If you’ve been considering purchasing a MacBook Air, now might be a great time to bite the bullet and buy one. As part of their 2-day Winter Doorbuster Sale, Best Buy is offering $200 off all MacBook Airs, as well as 30% off OttterBox iPhone and iPad cases, and a few other great deals we think you’ll like.
Apple has released a pretty important EFI firmware update for mid 2012 Macbook Airs. It fixes a color issue with external HDMI displays, and also solves problems relating to Windows (surprise, suprise) and Thunderbolt.
This is the second of two reviews about Incase’s new offerings specifically for MacBook Air 13″ and I’m extremely pleased with them both. Thin and nimble, the Pathway Slip Sleeve is an upscale addition to the Incase Pathway Collection with crafted premium leather and cotton twill fabric.
This is the first of two reviews about Incase’s new offerings specifically for MacBook Air 13″ and I’m extremely pleased with them both. Clearly, the meat and potatoes of the Incase line are their Neoprene sleeves, which are ubiquitously attached to the hip of most MacBooks.
Apple has released a new update for their most recent MacBook Air and MacBook Pro models (released in June 2012). Update 2.0 is intended to offer graphics performance improvements, as well as USB compatibility improvements.
JK Rowling is the most successful author of all time, and while product endorsements aren’t common, she certainly made a point of giving credit to the Macbook Air.
Environmental standards group EPEAT, which rates electronics for their environmental friendliness, has cleared five ultrathin laptops, including Apple’s MacBook Air, as conforming to its “green” standards.