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Topic: MacBook Air

MacBook Air firmware update fixes Thunderbolt, HDMI color issues

01/09/2013, 05:01 pm

Apple on Wednesday rolled out an EFI firmware update for mid-2012 MacBook Air models, with the patch looking to fix HDMI display problems, issues with Thunderbolt hot swapping and a Microsoft Windows error.

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Site News: 3% coupons on Apple's entire MacBook family are back

01/05/2013, 03:01 pm

The New Year has seen Apple's resellers drop pricing on Macs to levels below those offered during the holiday shopping season, and when coupled with the return of AppleInsider's 3% coupon codes, readers have access to the lowest prices available in months for the entirety of Apple's MacBook family.

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US MacBook sales drop 6% over 2012 holidays, NPD says

01/04/2013, 11:01 am

In spite of discounts on Black Friday, Cyber Monday, and even Thanksgiving Day, Apple's MacBook line of computers saw a 6 percent decrease in U.S. sales over the five-week-long 2012 holiday sales period.

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Apple's MacBook Pro, MacBook Air to retain current designs in reported June refresh

12/28/2012, 05:12 am

Apple will reportedly update the MacBook Pro and MacBook Air product lines in June 2013 with upgraded innards, but no major design changes are expected for either laptop range.

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Black Friday sales of Windows notebooks down 10%, Apple's MacBooks stay flat

12/04/2012, 08:12 am

Retail sales of Apple notebooks on Black Friday were flat year over year as overall consumer electronics sales declined nearly 6 percent, while sales of Windows-based notebooks plummeted 10 percent despite the launch of Windows 8.

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Black Friday: Apple cuts $101 off MacBooks but much better deals lie at authorized resellers [u]

11/23/2012, 05:11 am

Apple on Thursday launched its Black Friday sale on Macs, offering $101 of MacBooks. But customers in the market for the lowest prices will have better luck at the company's authorized resellers, which offer much deeper discounts.

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Amazon drops prices on MacBook Airs and 13-inch MacBook Pros ahead of Black Friday [u]

11/22/2012, 12:11 pm

Amazon on Thursday cut pricing on Apple's MacBook Air lineup and a handful of 13-inch MacBook Pros, yielding the best prices thus far on some models while matching pricing from rival retailers on others.

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MacMall launches Black Friday Sale on Macs & iPads, AI readers get lowest prices anywhere

11/21/2012, 04:11 pm

Apple authorized reseller MacMall on Wednesday kicked off its annual Black Friday Sale, offering up discounts of up to $106 on MacBook Airs and $156 on MacBook Pros with Retina Display -- the best prices anywhere thanks to exclusive coupons for AppleInsider readers.

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Killer Deal: Brand new mid-2011 11.6" MacBook Air for $699

11/21/2012, 04:11 pm

While Apple's often modest Black Friday sale won't kick off for another day, the company's authorize resellers are already in the process of updating their pricing and releasing door busters, like a brand new 11.6-inch MacBook Air for $699.

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eBay launches new store for Apple certified refurbished products

11/18/2012, 08:11 pm

eBay earlier this month introduced a new section to its website dedicated to Apple certified refurbished products, including numerous iPads, MacBooks and iPod touches.

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Apple issues MacBook Air and MacBook Pro Update 2.0

11/08/2012, 05:11 pm

Apple on Thursday supplied an update for all Mac notebooks introduced in June 2012 in the form of "MacBook Air and MacBook Pro Update 2.0."

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EPEAT finds MacBook Air conforms to 'green' standard after review

10/12/2012, 10:10 pm

EPEAT on Friday released the results of an investigation regarding the environmental friendliness of "ultra-thin" laptops initiated shortly after Apple announced it was pulling out of the ratings system, finding that the tested devices conformed to so-called "green" standards, including the MacBook Air.

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Apple rolls out bevy of legacy OS X, firmware updates

09/19/2012, 07:09 pm

While the release of Apple's OS X 10.8.2 Mountain Lion and iOS 6 have taken most of the spotlight on Wednesday, the company released a plethora of updates for OS X Snow Leopard and Lion as well as new firmware and software versions for select products.

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Apple Store now carries Thunderbolt to FireWire Adapter

08/01/2012, 07:08 am

The Thunderbolt to FireWire Adapter for newer Thunderbolt-equipped Macs is now available for $29 at Apple's online store.

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MacBook Pro Retina supply improving as both models now in stock at MacMall

07/20/2012, 09:07 pm

It will be several more weeks before Apple is expected to eliminate the backlog of orders for its new MacBook Pro with Retina display over at its online store, but one of the company's resellers said this week it's ready to ship both models immediately with added savings.

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Apple Thunderbolt display exhibits noise issue with new MacBook Air

07/17/2012, 12:07 am

A number of MacBook Air owners are experiencing audio issues when they connect their laptops to Apple's Thunderbolt display and complain of static, distortion and crackling emanating from the speakers built into the 27-inch screen's chassis.

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Ultrabook makers fear design patent lawsuits from Apple - report

07/09/2012, 01:07 pm

PC makers are said to be "facing threats from Apple" over Ultrabook designs that resemble the ultraportable MacBook Air.

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Google admits Chrome bug responsible for crashing MacBook Airs

06/29/2012, 12:06 am

Google has accepted responsibility for a kernel panic issue on Apple's new MacBook Airs that was apparently being caused by a graphics resource leak in its Chrome browser.

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PC makers struggle as Apple locks up metal chassis supply

06/26/2012, 09:06 am

Supply of metal chassis for ultraportable PC notebooks remains constrained as Apple has reportedly locked up most of the capacity available from suppliers.

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Discounted MacBook Pros with Retina display now in stock; 50% off AppleCare

06/21/2012, 11:06 pm

While Apple's online store continues to list wait times of 2 to 3 weeks on new orders for its 15-inch MacBook Pros with Retina display, one of the company's authorized resellers -- which is also offering AppleInsider readers the lowest prices anywhere -- has received stock of the high-end model and is ready ship the new notebooks immediately. Separately, a second reseller is offering additional savings when purchasing new Macs alongside AppleCare.

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