According to 9to5Mac, their sources can confirm, without a shadow of a doubt, that Apple will release new MacBook Airs at WWDC next week. They’ll of course use Intel’s latest Haswell chip, and they’ll have a dual microphone system that makes for better voice and video calls. You shouldn’t be having a Skype call without a pair of headphones anyway, but let’s not go there.
Apple’s annual Worldwide Developers Conference is just a week away! Many of you are looking forward to seeing the next version of iOS and Mac OS X, but truth be told, for us it’s always been about the hardware. According to KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, who MacRumors trusts as a source, Apple will announce a slimmer 13 inch MacBook Pro retina, along with a new MacBook Air that has two microphones for better noise cancellation. The new 13 inch retina will also supposedly get an upgraded camera, enabling 1080p video calls.
We’re a little less than six weeks away from WWDC, Apple’s annual conference for software developers. The company typically also announces hardware at the event, and according to KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, this year’s WWDC will be all about the MacBook family.
Earlier today, Google announced it’s entry into the laptop market by launching Chromebook Pixel, it’s flagship Chrome OS-based laptop, which it says is for “power users who have embraced the cloud”.
It comes with a 12.85-inch touchscreen display with a 2560 x 1700 resolution that packs 239 ppi, which is the highest pixel density of any laptop screen on the market. MacBook Pro with Retina Display has a 227 ppi screen.