Apple overhauled almost everything for its brand new MacBook — including its connectivity options. Gone are the USB ports and MagSafe connector that has long been a trademark of Apple notebooks, and in comes USB-C, a brand new, do-it-all standard that John Gruber claims Apple invented.
Alongside its report detailing Apple’s 12.9-inch iPad Pro on Wednesday, The Wall Street Journal also shared some interesting details about the rumored 12-inch MacBook Air — which has already entered mass production, according to sources.
Alleged 12-inch MacBook Air display assembly photos surface, reveals polished Apple logo and edge-to-edge glass design
Report says 12-inch MacBook Air coming mid-2015; ultra-thin design, no Thunderbolt, MagSafe connectors
Sketchy Rumor: Apple to unveil 12-inch Retina MacBook Air at October 16 event, future products to have 3D logos
With just one day until Apple’s second media event in as many months, a new report from Taiwan-based DigiTimes claims that the Cupertino-based company will announce a new MacBook Air with a 12-inch Retina display at its October 16 keynote tomorrow afternoon. The report adds that Apple will begin using 3D-like logos on its future products.
KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has issued a new research note in which he predicts that Apple will unveil both the iPad Air 2 and iMac with Retina display at its October 16 event tomorrow. iPad Air 2 supplies could be limited, however, while the first Retina-equipped iMacs will only be available in 27-inch models that ship by the end of this year.