Apple announces new MacBook Air and Mac Pro


At the WWDC keynote today in San Francisco, Apple announced an update to its MacBook Air line of products and gave a sneak peek into the all-new Mac Pro.

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MacBook Air

  • Intel Haswell processors
  • 12 hour battery life for 13″, 9 hours for 11″
  • 2x GPU, 40 precent increase in graphics performance
  • 802.11ac WiFi with upto 3x the performance
  • 13″ pricing: $1099 for 128GB storage, $1,299 for 256GB
  • 11″ pricing: $999 for 128GB, $1,199 for 256GB
  • Available today
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Mac Pro

  • Finally an update to the Mac Pro
  • Redesign with cylindrical body, 1/8th the size
  • “new unified thermal core”: 12 core Intel Xenon 265-bit processor
  • Flash storage with 1.25GBps reads
  • Thunderbolt 2, 6 devices per port
  • Two AMD FirePro GPUs
  • 4K display support
  • Assembled in the USA
  • Coming “later this year,” no word on pricing

Developing. Check out our WWDC 2013 liveblog for the latest updates!