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MacBook Air

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MacBook Air

Range of model choices with different specifications, however all models currently use SSD storage and Intel Core i5 or i7 CPUs add

Category: Business (705)

Launched in 2006.

Countries: (62%), United States (33%), France (5%)

Main connections: MacBook, MacBook Pro, MacBook (2015 version)

Linked to: Apple Inc., Intel, Nvidia, Financial Times

 

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2006

The MacBook Air was the first subcompact laptop offered by Apple since the full-featured 12" PowerBook G4 was discontinued in 2006 add something


2008

In late 2008, the CPU was updated to a faster, non-custom Penryn CPU and integrated Nvidia GeForce graphics while the hard drive capacity was increased and the micro-DVI video port was replaced by the Mini DisplayPort add something

 

Yael Naim - She rose to fame in 2008 in the US after her hit single "New Soul" was used by Apple in an advertising campaign for its MacBook Air

 

At the launch of the first MacBook Air in January 2008, Apple claimed it to be the thinnest laptop in the world add something

 

Steve Jobs introduced the first MacBook Air during a speech at his keynote at the 2008 Macworld Conference & Expo on January 15, 2008 add something

 

Yael Naim (album) - It was made available as an iTunes digital download worldwide but only gained widespread popularity in February 2008 when the song "New Soul" was featured in advertisements for the MacBook Air computer

 

On October 14, 2008, new models were announced with improved capacities of 128 GB and 120 GB add something

 

MacBook Pro - On October 14, 2008, in a press event at company headquarters, Apple officials announced a new 15-inch MacBook Pro featuring a "precision aluminum unibody enclosure" and tapered sides similar to those of the MacBook_Air


2010

Apple removed the flip-down hatch on the late 2010 model in favor of open connection ports as on most other laptops add something

 

For the late 2010 MacBook Air, only flash storage is available, in 64 or 128 GB capacities on the 11" model, and 128 or 256 GB on the 13" add something

 

Forrester Research analyst Frank Gillett attributes Apple's increased success in the enterprise market to the 2010 MacBook Air and the iPad add something

 

The 2010 revision includes two speakers for stereo sound while earlier versions have one speaker located under the keyboard add something

 

Xperia Play - Several sites however, have questioned the legitimacy of the images of the device in question, though Engadget has rebuked these theories and shown their proven track record of leaked devices which include the iPad, 2010 MacBook Air and the Nexus One

 

On October 20, 2010, Apple released a redesigned 13,3" model, with improved enclosure, screen resolution, battery, and flash storage instead of a hard drive add something


2011

The right side of the computer has a USB port and a Mini DisplayPort, now sharing Thunderbolt function in the 2011 version add something

 

On July 20, 2011, Apple released an updated model in the same form factor as the prior model add something


2012

A USB Ethernet adapter was immediately available upon release and a Thunderbolt-to-Firewire 800 adapter became available for the 11" model in mid-year 2012 add something

 

On June 11, 2012, Apple released an updated model in the same form factor as the prior model add something


2013

On June 10, 2013, Apple released another update in the same form factor as the 2012 model during the company's Worldwide Developer Conference add something

 

Macintosh - Through July 1, 2013, the MacBook Air took in 56 percent of all Ultrabook sales in the United States, despite being one of the higher-priced competitors

 

Ultrabook - Through July 1, 2013, the MacBook Air took in 56 percent of all Ultrabook sales in the United States, despite being one of the higher-priced competitors

 

On October 17, 2013, Apple announced a recall of both the 64GB and 128GB MacBook Air flash storage drives that are installed in Air systems purchased between June 2012 and June 2013 add something

 

Apple Inc. - On October 17, 2013, Apple announced a recall of both the 64GB and 128GB MacBook Air flash storage drives that are installed in Air systems purchased between June 2012 and June 2013


2014

A range of model choices with different specifications are produced by Apple, and as of 2014, all Air models use solid-state drive storage and Intel Core i5 or i7 central processing units add something

 

Jay Faerber - As of September 2014, he works on a MacBook Air, running OS X Mavericks


2015

The 2015 model updated the Thunderbolt port to Thunderbolt 2 add something

 

MacBook - The MacBook line was relaunched on March 9, 2015 with a new design, which is thinner than the MacBook Air.


2016

Apple released an entry-level version of the 13" $ MacBook Pro on October 27, 2016, which was specifically targeted towards MacBook_Air users add something


2018

On October 30, 2018, Apple unveiled a redesigned 13,3" MacBook Air model, with a Retina display, Touch ID, Thunderbolt 3, and 3 colors add something

 

MacBook (2015 version) - On October 30, 2018, Apple quietly eliminated two MacBook color options for one, new color option to match the MacBook_Air's 2018 color scheme

 

MacBook Pro - On October 30, 2018, following the announcement of the new generation iPad Pro, MacBook Air and Mac mini models, Apple announced that they would offer higher-end graphics configurations with Radeon Pro Vega in late November

 

MacBook - On October 30, 2018, the MacBook Air underwent a major design change, dropping the USB Type-A ports, MagSafe, and the SD card slot in favor of two USB-C/Thunderbolt 3 ports and a headphone jack


2019

MacBook Pro - As of January 2019, there are reports of issues with the same type of keyboards in the 2018 MacBook Air.