Following a report from June suggesting that Apple was preparing an ultra-thin 15″ Mac notebook, a new report from Macotakara now claims that the new device is now even closer, with Apple having finished testing of a 15″ LCD component for the notebook.
Macbook Air News
Following their recent iPhoto 9.2.1 update, Apple has also released EFI firmware updates for the early 2011 MacBook Pro, mid-2011 MacBook Air and mid-2011 Mac Mini, as well as a general Thunderbolt updated for OS X Lion and an update to Quicktime for Windows.
Those of you looking to pick up an inexpensive second computer or who are looking to save some money on a MacBook Air may be excited to know that the Apple Online Store is now offering refurbished last-gen MacBook Airs starting at just $699.
Apple’s finally piecing the Thunderbolt puzzle together – new devices are being announced and released, and Apple’s new Thunderbolt display is set to hit retail store shelves in the very near future. Apple is preparing for the coming Thunderbolt age by releasing MacBook Air EFI Firmware Update 2.1.
It’s obvious that the MacBook Air is thin, particularly at the very front where the tapering ends. One user, however, took that realization to the next level by preparing an entire meal using the MacBook Air as a cutting blade to slice shrimp, mushrooms, and more.
Toshiba officially showcased their first ultraportable notebook last week, called the Portégé Z830. Toshiba claims it’s the thinnest notebook ever made, and ready to battle the MacBook Air head-on.
Ah, the Amazon rainforest – such a beautiful, majestic, and exotic location, and just about the last place you’d expect to see a MacBook Air. That’s not stopping Chie Almir of the Surui tribe from using it to save the Amazon, however!
The dust has yet to settle on Steve Jobs desk but that hasn’t stopped Tim Cook from innovating with the Macbook Air. One of the things I didn’t like about the Macbook Air in the Jobs era is the statement that it’s lighter than air – obviously it wasn’t. It looks like Cook has fixed that.
Apple’s newly-refreshed MacBook Air, which they released last month, has been selling so well that it seems Apple can’t make MacBook Airs fast enough to keep up with retailers’ demands – a good sign, but frustrating for those that’ll have to wait.
While the MacBook Air is already an ultra-fast beast of an ultra-light notebook, they may soon be able to run even faster, thanks to a new lineup of SATA III blade SSD’s from Samsung.
Yet again, it seems like Apple’s competitors just don’t have what it takes to produce their own innovative products and designs to compete with Apple. Take the below leaked image of the Acer Aspire 3951 – look familiar?
As part of a publicity stunt, Acer founder Stan Shih attempted to ignite controversy by claiming that both the iPad (and the entire tablet market) and the thin-and-light computer market are nothing more than a passing fad.
With the MacBook Air being such a popular notebook, it’s no wonder that companies like Intel (with their Ultrabooks) are trying to catch up. According to a new report, however, the MacBook Air is just too big a value for competitors to match!
We all know that the MacBook Air is incredibly thin and light, but can it fly? The folks at FinalCutKing have put up a “magical and revolutionary” video on their YouTube channel showing that that MacBook Air “just wants to be free.”
Those of Apple’s customers that just bought one of their sexy new Thunderbolt MacBook Airs might be surprised at their new interface’s lack of “thunder”. According to a new report, the Thunderbolt controller in the new Air is half the size of that found in the 2011 MacBook Pro, Mac Mini and iMac – and only half as powerful!
According to a recent KnowledgeBase article published from Apple, it’s a really bad idea to try installing Snow Leopard on one of Apple’s newly-released MacBook Pros, as it can cause the machine to stop functioning properly.