MacBook Air


A person in China decided to bring his MacBook Air knockoff into a real Apple Store in China, and surprisingly enough, the staff was nice enough to fix whatever problem he had with it. Continue reading to watch a video review of a fake MacBook Air.

The Apple Genius, being the genius he is, immediately noted the machine was not a real MacBook Air. The Apple Genius reportedly fixed the dude’s real technical issue on the fake MacBook.

[via Technabob]

You’ve already gotten a preview of the new MacBook Air, now here’s a quick review. Just to recap, the update “ups the ante with a backlit keyboard, a faster Core i5 processor,” and a Thunderbolt port. Click here for more pictures. Continue reading for a video review. Here’s the bottom line:

We already loved the 13-inch MacBook Air, and Apple’s improvements make it the perfect notebook as far as we’re concerned. Add it all up and you have a machine that not only earns our Editors’ Choice award but also a very rare five-star rating.

[via LaptopMag]

In addition to OS X Lion, the new MacBook Air — available in 11″ ($999 – $1199) and 13″ ($1299 – $1599) varieties — boasts a backlit keyboard, Intel Core i5 / i7 processors, and last but not least, a Thunderbolt port. Click here for more pictures. Here’s what one early reviewer has to say:

For the past 9 months, the Air has been the computer I take with me everywhere. I previously didn’t like the Air line because I felt it was underpowered and overpriced 0 both of those things changed with last year’s revamp.

[via TechCrunch]

At just 2.1-pounds, the new 11.6-inch MacBook Air isn’t only known for its size and price, but blazing fast speed too, thanks to solid state drives. Video after the break. Click here for more pictures. Here’s the bottom line:

Immediately you’ll notice that launching an app is extremely fast on both of these notebooks, thanks to the use of flash storage. Safari launched in a fraction of a second. Other apps were noticeably zippy with loading as well. The 11-inch model comes with either 64-GB or 128-GB flash storage, while its bigger sibling comes with 128 GB or 256 GB.

[via Wired]

The big Apple announcement at today’s Apple Event was the 11.6-inch MacBook Air. With prices starting at $999, this laptop features an upgradeable 1.4-GHz Intel Core 2 Duo processor, 2GB or 4GB of RAM, and 64GB / 128GB SSD options. Videos after the break. Click here for more pictures.

It carries over the aluminum unibody construction from the 13-incher, along with the same 2GB or 4GB DDR3 RAM options and NVIDIA GeForce 320M graphics, but has to settle for a briefer 5-hour battery life.

[via Engadget]