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If that aging laptop is giving you problems, you might just want to take a peek at the collection of discounted machines that we've compiled after the break. There are Windows, Mac and Chromebook options at a range of prices, so there's surely something to satisfy those OS preferences. Heck, most...

February 26th 2014 at 3:30pm 0 Comments
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Analyst Ming-Chi Kuo of Concord Securities predicts that Apple sold an impressive 1.1 million MacBook Air units in the last few months of 2010. Kuo originally predicted sales of 700,000 units but bumped up his estimate after receiving new information from Asian supply chain sources. The secon...

March 7th 2011 at 9:30am 0 Comments
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Those TUAW readers who watched TUAW TV Live last Wednesday afternoon were treated to a live unboxing when an 11-inch MacBook Air arrived at my office. The Air was a replacement for a MacBook that I sold to a client, and since I had previously owned (and loved) one of the original MacBook Airs, I dec...

December 13th 2010 at 9:00pm 0 Comments
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It's December, which means that print and digital magazines are gearing up to write their lists of the "Top 10" in a thousand different categories. TIME, the magazine that seemingly started this end-of-year tradition, has gone crazy this year, with their web site listing 50 top 10 lists. Fortunatel...

December 9th 2010 at 1:15pm 0 Comments
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One of the key elements that allowed Apple to make the new MacBook Air so slim was the elimination of traditional drive packaging for the solid-state drive (SSD). Rather than installing the flash memory in a case that could be installed in place of a spinning drive, the SSD looks like an old-schoo...

November 8th 2010 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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Apple's new MacBook Airs aren't exactly performance kings -- if anything, they're performance laggards given the finely aged internals they have -- but there is some room for upgrading them should you wish for a little extra oomph. AnandTech cornered the maxed-out 11.6-inch variant, with a 1.6GHz C...

November 7th 2010 at 2:54pm 0 Comments
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The entire world saw the 13-inch MacBook Air exposed to the elements before it was announced on stage, but its 11.6-inch younger brother is just now getting the teardown treatment. iFixit tore the tiny machine asunder, and found even more miniature battery packs nestled in its 0.68-inch-thick frame...

October 21st 2010 at 5:40pm 0 Comments
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Another new device rumor has popped up, this time about a replacement for the MacBook Air. Apparently, the "old" MacBook Air isn't selling too well, so Apple is looking at refreshing the line with a smaller device equipped with an 11.6" (measured diagonally) screen. A device of this size is beginn...

September 25th 2010 at 3:00pm 0 Comments