The Exciting Future of Apple’s MacBook Line

In 12 months, Apple's notebook lineup will be so different, we'll barely recognize it. Physically, the computers may look the same, but the teaser that is the MacBook Air makes very clear the changes we can expect to see rolled out across the entire MacBook line.…

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New MacBook Air Hits the Web Working Sweet Spot

The iPad is a pretty nice mobile web working tool. But the new MacBook Air, with more processing muscle, better graphics and access to OS X and all the applications that go along with it, is the better tool for the road warrior.…

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The New MacBook Air Is Underwhelming

I am one of the few proud MacBook Air owners in the world. Every article you've seen from me in the past was written on the petite beauty. I was understandably excited about Apple's event yesterday. So why did I walk away feeling disappointed?…

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New MacBook Air Unboxing Video

Apple unveiled the two new MacBook Air models today and that 11-inch model is calling my name. GigaOM has a 13-inch model in our HQ, those lucky devils. Janko Roettgers unboxed this beauty, and the video of the new notebook shows how nice it is.…

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New MacBook Air Unboxing

It's thin, it's light, it's brand new and it was basically made to be shot in HD. Janko Roettgers of our sister site NewTeeVee already managed to get his hands on a brand new MacBook Air. Enjoy his unboxing video while I stew in my jealousy.…

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Rumor: 11.6-inch MacBook Air This Year

According to the Taipei newspaper/rumormonger DigiTimes, Quanta Computer "has reportedly landed orders for 11.6-inch MacBooks from Apple. Shipments of 11.6-inch MacBooks are expected to top 400,000-500,000 units in 2010." I want to believe, too, but there's no denying that the facts get in the way.…

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Will the MacBook Air Survive?

The biggest speculative conundrum for Mac laptop watchers is, "Whither the MacBook Air?" It's been over a year since the Air received its last refresh, and the puzzler is whether it will be getting another or just be allowed to fade away from relevance through neglect.…

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MacBook Air is the Apple Netbook, End of Story

Apple Announces Netbook! That's the headline you wanted to see, right? That's the headline that industry analysts and so-called experts believe Apple must have to remain relevant in today's economic climate. That's also the headline you're not likely to come across unless it happens to be April 1st. The truth is, Apple already has a netbook on the market, which they’ve been selling for over a year now. It’s called the MacBook Air.…

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