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Topic: MacBook Air

Report reaffirms Apple will launch new MacBook Airs next week [u]

07/14/2011, 06:07 pm

A new report Thursday corroborates that Apple is expected to launch new MacBook Airs next week, featuring backlit keyboards and minimum 128GB solid-state hard drives.

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Apple's MacBook Air refresh may boost RAM, SSD specs

07/14/2011, 01:07 pm

Apple's forthcoming refresh to its MacBook Air line may up the value proposition for customers through increases to the notebook's standard memory and storage components, in addition to the latest ultra-low voltage Sandy Bridge mobile chips, should checks within the company's supply chain prove accurate.

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Overseas growth driving Mac sales as US consumers hold out for new models

07/12/2011, 08:07 pm

Apple is expected to report more than 22 percent growth in Mac shipments when it announces its quarterly earnings next week, driven by growth overseas, which will compensate for dampened sales in the U.S. in June.

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Apple's new MacBook Airs to bring back backlit keyboards - sources

07/12/2011, 02:07 am

With the release of new models later this month, Apple is set to reinstate a feature to its MacBook Airs that went missing when the company overhauled the ultra-thin notebooks into more cost-affordable products late last year, AppleInsider has learned.

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iPad 2 sales rebound expected to show Apple stock still has 'gas in the tank'

07/12/2011, 02:07 am

J.P. Morgan analyst Mark Moskowitz told investors Tuesday that shares of Apple stock remain a strong buy with "plenty of gas in the tank" for upward movement, in spite of recent volatility.

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Apple retail plans, sources point to Mac OS X Lion launch next week

07/07/2011, 07:07 pm

Apple late Wednesday evening began advising members of its retail segment of several preparatory measures ahead of an expected launch of its Mac OS X Lion operating system next week, which other partners say will be followed closely by the launch of much-anticipated refreshes to the company's MacBook Air notebook family.

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Apple rumored to feature high-speed 400MBps flash memory in new MacBook Air

07/04/2011, 08:07 am

Apple is said to adopt "Toggle DDR 2.0," a 19-nanometer process for NAND flash memory offering 400 megabyte-per-second speed, in its next MacBook Air, according to a new report.

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Supply of Apple's white MacBook severely constrained ahead of Lion debut

06/29/2011, 10:06 am

Availability of Apple's current $999 white MacBook, built with hardware that is now getting long in the tooth, has become constrained, potentially signaling a forthcoming update to the entry-level notebook.

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Best Buy suspends MacBook Air orders ahead of refresh

06/27/2011, 12:06 am

Retailer Best Buy has put a hold on online MacBook Air orders, providing further evidence that Apple plans to release an updated version of its diminutive laptop.

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Apple planning for new MacBook Airs in July, A6 processor in 2012, and 15M iPhone 5s

06/24/2011, 08:06 am

Apple's component suppliers have begun taking the necessary steps to begin volume production of new MacBook Airs next month as rumors swirl over which firm will secure a deal to manufacture the company's next-generation mobile processor, dubbed the A6.

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Apple rumored to offer next-gen MacBook Airs with black finish [u]

06/20/2011, 01:06 pm

Apple is rumored to offer the option of a black finish on its next-generation Sandy Bridge powered MacBook Air ultraportable notebooks expected to arrive in the near future, but the source publication has posted an update shedding doubt on the rumor.

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Apple may freeze new Mac introductions until release of Mac OS X Lion

06/16/2011, 01:06 pm

Apple management is so pumped up over the advantages presented by its forthcoming Mac OS X Lion operating system that the company has been holding back the release of at least one new Mac refresh until the software is finalized, AppleInsider has learned.

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Sustained growth of MacBook Air may provide Apple $3.0B-per-year opportunity

06/16/2011, 02:06 am

Apple is poised to realize a $3.0 billion opportunity with its line of MacBook Air computers as "break-out" growth of the portables continues, according to one analyst.

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Report echoes next-gen MacBook Air production, adds iPad 3 display rumors

06/14/2011, 12:06 am

A new report corroborates earlier indications that Apple will begin production of revamped MacBook Air notebooks this month, while also adding an unverified tip on a high-resolution iPad 3 reportedly coming later this year.

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Apple predicted to ship 1.5M Sandy Bridge MacBook Airs with Lion per quarter

06/13/2011, 09:06 am

An anticipated refresh to the MacBook Air lineup, bringing Intel's latest generation Sandy Bridge processors, as well as the launch of Lion could boost Apple's thin-and-light notebook to build orders of 1.5 million per quarter, one Wall Street analyst believes.

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Leaks suggest unlocked iPhones coming Wednesday, voice recognition in iOS 5 [u]

06/12/2011, 11:06 am

A pair of leaks have hinted that Apple begin selling unlocked iPhones at U.S. Apple Stores on Wednesday and add voice recognition support from Nuance in iOS 5.

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Apple poised to build nearly 400K next-gen MacBook Airs this month

06/10/2011, 10:06 am

The second-generation of Apple's revitalized MacBook Air notebooks are scheduled to enter mass production during the month of June, with an initial build volume hovering around 400,000 units.

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Intel's new 'Ultrabook' design to compete with Apple's iPad, MacBook Air

05/31/2011, 01:05 am

Intel has unveiled design guidelines for a new category of thin-and-light laptops, dubbed "Ultrabooks," that take cues from Apple's iPad and MacBook Air.

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Rumor: Apple testing new MacBook Air powered by same A5 processor as iPad 2

05/27/2011, 07:05 am

A new report claims that Apple has built a test MacBook Air powered by the same low-power A5 processor found in the iPad, and the company was impressed by the results.

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Apple's MacBooks sweep Consumer Reports laptop rankings

05/25/2011, 12:05 am

Apple's line of MacBook portables currently stand as the top laptops in every related category ranked by advocacy group Consumer Reports.

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