Macbook Air News

Benchmarks Show New MacBook Airs Rival High-End 2010 MacBook Pro

Posted on 20/07/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

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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.


New Macbook Airs – Sandy Bridge i5 & i7, Full Flash Storage, Thunderbolt $999 to $1,599

Posted on 20/07/2011 by Cormac Moylan

New Macbook Airs

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.


Report: Lion, New MacBook Airs Likely To Arrive Wednesday

Posted on 18/07/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

OS X Lion

Despite the fact that we have good reason to think that Lion will be released on Friday, considering that all past OS X releases were issued on Friday, and Apple employees are blocked from vacation that day, a new report nevertheless suggests a Wednesday release for the new hardware and OS.


New MacBook Airs To Finally Arrive Next Week

Posted on 15/07/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

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While many expected Apple’s new line of MacBook Airs to arrive yesterday, a new report affirms that the new units, which will feature backlit keyboards and have a minimum 128Gb of SSD storage, will actually arrive next week.


New Sandy Bridge MacBook Airs To Double Entry-Level RAM And Storage

Posted on 15/07/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

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While new MacBook Airs are expected to be just around the corner, we’ve just encountered a report that suggests that the entry level model of the new MacBook Airs will double the memory and storage of the current entry level, coming with 4GB of RAM and a 128GB SSD.


New Macbooks & Mac Minis To Arrive Soon

Posted on 13/07/2011 by Cormac Moylan


Apple is likely to soon announce a refresh to their Macbook and Mac Mini range. Originally it was thought that leaked part numbers outed an impending Macbook Air and Mac Pro refresh, however, a source close to 9to5 has come forward and claimed the part numbers are for a Macbook and Mac Mini refresh.


Upcoming MacBook Air To Gain Backlit Keyboard!

Posted on 12/07/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

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It has been a common request from MacBook Air users ever since the 2010 refresh – bring back the backlit keyboard! Now, according to a recent report, it appears that the latest MacBook Air models, expected to arrive on July 14, may finally see a return to the backlit keyboard that so many have missed.


Lion & New Macbook Airs Expected For 13th Of July

Posted on 08/07/2011 by Cormac Moylan

OS X Lion

Pencil in July 13th (next Wednesday) in your diary because numerous signals point to this date as been D-Day for the much anticipated arrival of Mac OS X Lion and a refresh to the Macbook Air range.


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