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The MacBook Air Is Helping The Surui Tribe Save The Amazon

Posted on 31/08/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

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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!

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The New Macbook Air Is Now Lighter Than Air – Humor

Posted on 26/08/2011 by Cormac Moylan

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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.

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Acer Shamelessly Imitates The MacBook Air

Posted on 11/08/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

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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?

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Acer: iPad And MacBook Air Are Nothing But A Passing Fad

Posted on 05/08/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

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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.

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Competitors Struggle To Match MacBook Air’s Pricing

Posted on 03/08/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

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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!

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The MacBook Air Is Thin And Light, But Can It Fly?

Posted on 03/08/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

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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.”

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The New MacBook Air’s Thunderbolt Interface Is Only Half As Powerful

Posted on 29/07/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

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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!

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Don’t Try Installing Snow Leopard On A New MacBook Air!

Posted on 27/07/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

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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.

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Report: Apple is Putting The Finishing Touches On A 15″ Ultra-Thin MacBook

Posted on 26/07/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

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The MacBook Air is truly a beautiful device, and it’s looking more and more like ultra-thin designs are shaping the future of notebooks. Along these lines, a new report indicates that Apple is currently in the final testing stages of an ultra-thin 15″ MacBook. Could this be the 15″ MacBook Air, or will the next MacBook Pro get a serious facelift?

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Apple Using Older, Slower SSDs In Some New MacBook Airs

Posted on 26/07/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

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Apple refreshed their MacBook Airs last week to include Thunderbolt, as well as new Intel Sandy Bridge processors. In addition, 128GB SSDs are now available on both 11-inch and 13-inch models. Unfortunately, to the dismay of some users, it appears that Apple is using older, slower previous-generation SSDs in some of the new Airs.

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iFixit Teardown: 2011 13″ MacBook Air

Posted on 22/07/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

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iFixit has just gotten their hands on one of the new MacBook Airs, and have just recently finished doing what they do with every new toy they get – they tore it apart! By taking the new MacBook Air apart piece by piece, they’ve managed to learn a few interesting things about it.

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