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Topic: MacBook Air

Frequently asked questions about the 2018 MacBook Air

11/01/2018, 12:11 pm

As it is with the Mac mini, our forums and email addresses are replete with questions about the MacBook Air. AppleInsider tackles a few of the topics, and tells you what you can expect when and if you buy one of the new machines.

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MacBook Air parts suppliers doubtful about profit growth from new release

11/01/2018, 11:11 am

Apple's control over materials procurement is allegedly causing suppliers to expect little upside from this week's arrival of a long-awaited MacBook Air redesign.

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Apple, please move us all to USB-C across the board with the 2019 iPhone

11/01/2018, 08:11 am

Specifically, Apple should adopt USB 3.1 type C or Thunderbolt 3 on every device it sells and let us put this mess behind us. AppleInsider examines just how it could be down to Apple to make this a success for everyone.

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First 2018 MacBook Air unboxing videos hit YouTube

10/31/2018, 05:10 pm

The embargo has lifted on first look videos of Apple's redesigned 2018 MacBook Air, meaning the web is awash with obligatory unboxing content just a day after the laptop was revealed at a special event in New York.

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Everything you need to know about the new 13-inch 2018 MacBook Air

10/31/2018, 03:10 pm

It's been 10 years since Steve Jobs revealed the original MacBook Air, a laptop so thin he introduced it by pulling it out of an envelope. In those 10 years, Apple hasn't changed the iconic large bezel design of the MacBook Air at all -- until now.

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New MacBook Air threatens both MacBook and MacBook Pro with Function Keys

10/31/2018, 12:10 pm

This latest portable does not slot neatly into Apple's existing Mac portable range -- the mix of power and price mean we can expect to see other models change or even die. AppleInsider examines which of Apple's current products are most threatened by this machine.

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J.P. Morgan, Rosenblatt upbeat on Apple following launch of new Macs and iPad Pros

10/31/2018, 08:10 am

Analysts have offered more opinions on Tuesday's Apple special event, with J.P. Morgan and Rosenblatt Securities issuing generally positive notes to investors about the refreshed MacBook Air and Mac mini, but were more enthused about the prospects of the new iPad Pro.

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Apple's Mac mini, MacBook Air, and iPad Pro event on the AppleInsider Podcast

10/31/2018, 08:10 am

On this special episode of the AppleInsider Podcast, Victor and Daniel Eran Dilger talk through Apple's Brooklyn 'There's More in the Making' event. Dan was on site to talk to us all about the new products, and his hands-on impressions of them.

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Apple's new MacBook Air powered by 7W Intel 'Amber Lake' CPU

10/30/2018, 07:10 pm

Apple is typically loath to reveal processor parts numbers in releasing new Mac hardware, and the company followed that trend when it unveiled the 2018 MacBook Air on Tuesday. Cross-referencing part specifications with Intel's ARK database, however, suggests the thin-and-light is powered by a just-announced Intel processor from the same family rumored to show up in the MacBook line.

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First look at the new 2018 MacBook Air

10/30/2018, 03:10 pm

After a nearly two-year dry spell, we got to check out Apple's overhaul of the beloved MacBook Air complete with Retina display and dual Thunderbolt 3 ports.

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New MacBook Air and Mac mini are first with enclosures produced from 100-percent recycled aluminum

10/30/2018, 12:10 pm

Apple is continuing to push forward in its attempts to improve the environment by making the 2018 MacBook Air and the 2018 Mac mini the first Macs to have a casing produced completely from recycled aluminum.

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Apple unveils all new 13-inch MacBook Air with Retina display, Thunderbolt 3 and more

10/30/2018, 10:10 am

Apple just took the wraps off an updated version of the popular MacBook Air, adding a Retina display, Thunderbolt 3, a new Trackpad and "a whole lot more."

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Apple to reportedly unveil iPad Pro, MacBook Air replacement, Mac mini at Oct. 30 event

10/26/2018, 05:10 pm

Apple's updated iPad Pros, set to premiere Oct. 30, will include custom Apple-designed graphics hardware -- a first in any iPad, a report claimed on Friday.

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Mophie intros Powerstation USB-C 3XL for charging MacBooks, iPhones & iPads

10/18/2018, 08:10 am

Mophie has released a new portable battery, the Powerstation USB-C 3XL, designed explicitly with the ability to charge Apple's MacBooks.

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Lowest prices anywhere: $799 MacBook Air; 13" Touch Bar for $1,399; Apple's loaded 2017 15" for $1,999

09/16/2018, 02:09 pm

Apple deals continue to heat up this September, with record low prices on Mid 2017 systems. Snap up a 13" MacBook Pro with Touch Bar for $1,399 after a $400 cash rebate. Apple's current MacBook Air is also on sale for $799 ($200 off), while loaded 15" MacBook Pros are up to $800 off with no tax collected in most states.

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Apple picks up extra supplier of IGZO displays for MacBooks

09/05/2018, 10:09 am

Apple has reportedly added China's BOE Technology as a further supplier of IGZO panels for the displays on MacBooks, supporting expanding sales.

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Here are some of the best travel accessories for your Apple MacBook

09/04/2018, 01:09 pm

If your MacBook is riding with you on planes and trains, chances are you're going to need a few accessories stashed in your bag to keep working or having fun. These are some of the ones we'd recommend.

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Labor Day Apple Blowout Sale: AirPods for $139; Macs from $399; up to $800 off MacBook Pros & more

08/31/2018, 01:08 pm

Apple resellers are kicking off the Labor Day weekend with rock bottom prices on hardware and accessories. Pick up AirPods for $139 or a 2018 15" MacBook Pro for $2,099. Closeout 2017 models are also up to $800 off, while parts and accessories are up to 96% off. Select iPhones are 20% off at eBay as well with coupon.

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Dongles & AirPods emerge as most popular Apple products at Best Buy

08/24/2018, 05:08 pm

Possibly to the retailer's chagrin, the bestselling Apple products at Best Buy may be accessories rather than the iPhones, iPads, and Macs they're made for.

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Woot has refurbished Apple MacBooks on sale from $499 today only

08/24/2018, 10:08 am

Whether you're a student heading back to class or simply want to find a cheap Mac, Woot has several refurbished MacBooks on sale today only with prices starting at $499.99.

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