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Topic: MacBook Air

Review: Apple's new 11-inch MacBook Air (Mid-2013)

06/23/2013, 03:06 am

Apple unveiled the latest incarnation of its hot-selling MacBook Air lineup at WWDC 2013, taking somewhat of a gamble in concentrating on greatly extended battery life in lieu of a more conventional performance boost. But did that bet pay off?

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Deals: Nine new MacBook Air models in stock at discount, tax-free in mosts states

06/22/2013, 08:06 am

Shipments of Apple's new all-day power 11- and 13-inch MacBook Airs began making their way into the company's reseller channels this week, and one reseller now boasts the largest selection of configurations outside Apple, all of which it is offering to AppleInsider readers at additional discount and tax-free in all but eight states.

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Users report Wi-Fi connectivity issues with Apple's new 802.11ac MacBook Airs

06/20/2013, 11:06 am

Some early adopters of Apple's latest MacBook Air models have found their new thin-and-light notebook will unexpectedly and repeatedly drop its wireless connection.

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Deals: dozens of new MacBook Air and MacBook Pro Retina configs at lowest prices anywhere

06/16/2013, 02:06 am

As promised, AppleInsider's Mac Price Guides were expanded over this past week to include 19 configurations of Apple's new MacBook Air (both with and without AppleCare) at the lowest prices anywhere, in addition to several MacBook Pro with Retina Display models that now work with our exclusive coupons, for savings up to $1,150.

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Teardown of Apple's new 11" MacBook Air finds smaller SSD module, tweaked battery

06/14/2013, 10:06 am

The 11-inch version of Apple's new MacBook Air has gotten its requisite disassembly, with the process revealing some of the craft that went into getting it its longer battery life, including a tweaked design to accommodate a slightly larger battery.

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Refreshed MacBook Air teardown reveals larger battery, smaller SSD and more

06/12/2013, 12:06 am

After a superficial "teardown" of Apple's latest MacBook Air was conducted earlier on Tuesday, a more comprehensive look at the thin-and-light has been posted, with minor changes seen in battery size, the SSD module and integrated graphics, among others.

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No internal design changes found in preliminary 11" MacBook Air disassembly

06/11/2013, 05:06 pm

One day after the latest MacBook Air model debuted, images of the 11-inch version with its bottom cover removed reveal that, just as the 2012 model, no changes were made to the laptop's interior layout.

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Apple's new MacBook Airs now shipping at lowest prices anywhere with coupons

06/11/2013, 11:06 pm

Apple's new family of MacBook Airs introduced Monday are already arriving by the truckload at some of the company's largest authorized resellers, and AppleInsider has again teamed with a duo to offer the lowest prices anywhere on standalone models and those bundled with 3-years of AppleCare.

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Benchmarks of Apple's new MacBook Airs reveal superfast PCIe memory, Haswell power savings

06/11/2013, 11:06 am

The most significant raw performance boost in Apple's updated MacBook Air lineup comes from new PCI Express flash memory, while Intel's latest Haswell processors are more focused on extending battery life than pushing horsepower.

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Apple looks to build on notebook momentum with refreshed MacBook Air

06/10/2013, 05:06 pm

With its newly announced line of revamped MacBook Airs, Apple significantly bumped up the power of its bestselling computer line even while keeping the same slim and light profile that's helped make the notebook so popular.

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Apple unveils new MacBook Air lineup with all-day battery life, 802.11ac Wi-Fi

06/10/2013, 01:06 pm

Apple's new MacBook Air lineup features Intel's latest Haswell ultra-low voltage processors, providing up to 9 hours of battery life with the 11-inch model, and 12 hours with the 13-inch version.

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Gazelle sees 171% spike in MacBook trade-ins ahead of WWDC

06/06/2013, 05:06 pm

With Apple rumored to announce a refreshed MacBook lineup at its Worldwide Developers Conference next week, Gazelle on Thursday said its website has seen a substantial increase in traffic, with MacBook trade-ins jumping 171 percent compared to the period leading up to WWDC 2012.

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B&H Photo celebrates release of iPhone and iPad apps with exclusive MacBook deals

06/03/2013, 04:06 pm

Apple power reseller B&H Photo is celebrating the release of its first iPhone and iPad apps by offering AppleInsider readers exclusive pricing on a half dozen MacBook Air and MacBook Pro models.

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Dual-mic MacBook Air expected at WWDC, legacy MacBook Pro to remain without update

06/02/2013, 08:06 am

While Apple's MacBook Air is rumored to receive an updated a dual-microphone system that would help with voice-driven features like dictation, the company's legacy MacBook Pro will not receive a hardware update at WWDC, a well-connected insider claims.

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Apple to release slimmer Retina MacBook Pro with upgraded camera, insider reveals

06/02/2013, 08:06 am

Along with an expected CPU upgrade to Intel's Haswell silicon, KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo predicts Apple will introduce a slimmed down 13-inch Retina display MacBook Pro with a higher quality FaceTime camera at its upcoming Worldwide Developers Conference.

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New Macs, modernized iOS expected to appear at Apple's WWDC

05/29/2013, 10:05 am

Though there won't be a new iPhone or iPad unveiling at Apple's annual Worldwide Developers Conference, the company is expected to unveil new Mac hardware, along with a more modern looking version of iOS, according to one well-connected insider.

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Half of Apple's MacBook Air lineup now sold out at Amazon ahead of WWDC

05/23/2013, 11:05 am

MacBook Air models, including Apple's popular 11.6-inch, sub-$1,000 offering, continue to go out of stock at Amazon ahead of an anticipated product refresh that's expected to add Intel's latest-generation Haswell processors.

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MacBook Air inventory begins dwindling ahead of Apple's WWDC

05/17/2013, 12:05 pm

With Intel's next-generation Haswell processors set to launch in a matter of weeks and WWDC to kick off soon after, availability of Apple's 13-inch MacBook Air had begun to dry up at major authorized resellers.

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Apple fixes MacBook Air crashing issue in critical firmware update

05/16/2013, 10:05 pm

Apple on Thursday released a storage firmware update that addresses an issue that would cause MacBook Airs to be unrecoverable after a system crash.

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Best Buy, Amazon knock 10% off Apple's MacBook Airs & iMacs for Mother's Day

05/11/2013, 11:05 am

Weekend discounts on Apple's personal computer family continue this month, as Apple works with partners like big-box retailer Best Buy to push sales of Macs in the face of weak global demand, and a bearish outlook for the consumer PC business in general.

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