• 'Updated MacBook Air in July, to coincide with Mac OS X Lion launch'

    Rarely has Apple faced the 'ultimate software-hardware asymmetry' with regard to product launches. But it appears to be such a season for the consumer tech giant. Apple unveiled at the WWDC the iOS 5, the feature-filled update for its vaulted mobile operating system. But then it failed to say anything about when iPhone 5, the device the iOS 5 was supposed to enrich. Then, iCloud was launched, but the network preparedness, or the lack of it, of world carriers came in the spotlight.Now, it l...
  • Apple CEO Steve Jobs unveils the company's latest thinner MacBook Air during a news conference at Apple Inc. headquarters in Cupertino, California October 20, 2010.

    New MacBook Air unlikely to hit shelves until Apple readies Mac OS X Lion: reports

    Apple is biding time to give final touches to its Mac OS X, dubbed as Lion, unveiled at the worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC), and would release the updated MacBook Air notebooks only after the latest software update is ready.
  • Media and guests check out the latest MacBook Air models and new operating system after attending a news conference in Cupertino

    Apple MacBook Air first, iPhone 5 later

    Apple is slated to launch upgraded versions of its ultra-thin MacBook Airs equipped with Intel's Sandy Bridge chip architecture with laptops going into production this June.
  • Apple to start production of upgraded, ultra thin Sandy Bridge MacBook Air notebooks

    Following up its WWDC musings about a post-PC world, Apple is getting ready with its next generation ultra thin 11.6 and 13.3-inch MacBook Air notebooks that are scheduled to begin production and hit market soon. Apple has reportedly placed orders for the manufacturing of 380,000 Sandy Bridge-based MacBook Airs this month, in addition to a 80,000 thousand units of the existing MacBook Airs.