How the MacBook Air Changed Laptops Forever

When Apple launched the MacBook Air at the end of January 2008, it was an overpriced marvel of design and tech. The laptop, a silvery sliver of machined aluminium, was .76 inches at its thickest and weighed less than three pounds. In an impractical but effective on-stage demonstration, Steve Jobs unveiled the the £1,500 computer by removing it from a manilla interoffice envelope to demonstrate just how svelte it really was. “What is the MacBook Air?” he asked while pacing the stage. “In a sentence, it’s the world’s thinnest notebook.” Read More >>

Apple Might Finally—FINALLY—Kill the MacBook Air

Just in time for its tenth anniversary, Apple might finally be killing the MacBook Air, according to a new report from Digitimes. If this is true, it’d be the first axeing of a laptop line from Apple since the iBook and Powerbook were axed back in 2006. It would also be about damn time. Read More >>

What to Expect From Apple WWDC 2017: iOS, iPads, MacBooks, and More

On Monday, Apple’s annual developer conference, WWDC, kicks off, and that means we will soon learn more about the company’s newest and most exciting products. This year the event runs from June 5-9 and is expected to serve as the launching point for major updates to iOS and macOS, as well as some new hardware. Read More >>

The Pricey Touch Bar-Free MacBook Pro Wants to Be Your Next MacBook Air

The MacBook Air was Apple’s everyman computer, but as it slowly sunsets that notebook, we’re looking to Apple for a new vision of the do-everything laptop. The MacBook Air was the computer that businesses issued to their employees, the notebook college students bought, and the laptop you saw littered across coffee shops throughout America. The MacBook, because of its price-to-performance ratio, hasn’t quite hit that sweet spot. But the new MacBook Pro without Touch Bar could. This is your MacBook Air replacement, and it’s going to cost you. Read More >>

Where the Hell Are the New MacBooks?

Apple has been moving out of the computer business for a while. Where once the WWDC keynote would have revolved around OS X (just renamed macOS), now the event is the iOS show. Read More >>

The Best MacBook Cases: Air, Pro Retina and New MacBook Accessories

We tend to focus on phone cases here on Giz UK when doing these accessory round-ups. But with the new MacBook fresh off Tim Cook's production line, and MacBook Airs and Retina Pros being the popular machines that they are, we thought it high time to highlight some of the nicer cases and carriers with which to shroud your hallowed Apple laptop. These are the MacBook cases you should be looking at, whichever fruity machine you've picked up Read More >>

New MacBook, Pro, Air or Mini: Which Apple Mac Should You Buy?

So that shiny gold New MacBook has kicked you into "buy a new Mac" mode? (If not, why are you here?) If so, Apple would be delighted to oblige – after all, it has models ranging from £399 all the way to £7,779, if you would be so bold, from super-light laptops to industrial powerhouses. So long as your budget is "at least £399", there’s plenty of choice here to suit every budget. Read More >>

The Old Macbooks are Also Getting Updated

A lot of people have been hoping that today's Apple event would see the launch of an updated Macbook Air. We saw the announcement of the brand new 'New Macbook', but Apple also announced that the current Macbook Pro and Air models will be getting a small revamp. Read More >>

12-inch MacBook Air Display Leak Teases Super-Slim Single Port Possibilities

Here, allegedly, is your first good look at Apple's super-slim 12-inch MacBook Pro with Retina Display. Read More >>

Why Apple Could Leave Ports Behind

While rumours of a 12-inch MacBook Air have been merrily percolating these last few months, the most interesting aspect of Apple's upcoming redesign turns out not to be the size after all. It's the apparent abandonment of ports. Read More >>

HP’s New Laptop Definitely Isn’t A Macbook Air

HP has just announced a new business laptop. But judging on looks alone, you'd be forgiven for thinking that it's just a Macbook Air with a sticker over the Apple logo. Thankfully, there's a few tricks inside to differentiate things. Read More >>