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.
Macbook Air News
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.
Following yesterday’s report that a new ultra-slim 15-inch MacBook is in final testing at Apple’s labs, we’ve learned through a second report that Apple is also preparing an ultra-slim 17″ notebook as well.
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?
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.
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.
I love some of the creative Apple-related videos that people come up with. Watch below as this cranky bearded guy vents his frustration over how much of a “failure” his MacBook Air is.
Following today’s earlier news that Apple has already sold over 500,000 of the new MacBook Airs they just released yesterday, a new report indicates that MacBook Air sales should continue to remain strong, and that Apple may sell up to 15 million new MacBook Airs by year’s end.
Were you impressed with the new MacBook Airs that Apple released yesterday? You’re certainly not alone. According to a new report from DigiTimes, Apple has already sold well over 500,000 of the newly-announced units.
While the new MacBook Airs that Apple released today were certainly a welcome sight, some users are disappointed that new MacBook Airs no longer include a recovery USB drive, but instead merely have a recovery partition. If you’re in that category, here’s how to make a restore drive of your own:
The decision between purchasing a MacBook Air versus a MacBook Pro used to be about sacrificing speed and power for a thin, light, ultra-portable package. According to new benchmarks, however, that may no longer be the case, as the newly released MacBook Pros achieve comparable benchmark results to 2010’s high-end MacBook Pro.
The folks over at iTuned Steve Jobs have done it again! In honor of Apple releasing new MacBook Airs today, watch their video of Steve Jobs singing praises about the MacBook Air!
It’s a busy day for Apple! Hot on the heels of OS X Lion hitting the Mac App Store, Apple has also updated their Macbook Air range. The major changes include a bump in processors to Sandy Bridge i5 and i7 processors, Thunderbolt, backlit keyboard, and all-flash storage. The 11.6″ and 13″ Airs range from 1.6GHz i5 to 1.8Ghz i7 (optional update), 2GB to 4GB RAM, 64GB to 265GB flash storage.