The MacBook Air did indeed get some attention on the stage at the “Spring forward” event, with a new refresh now available for shipping.
While on stage, Phil Schiller announced that the 11- and 13-inch MacBook Air would get an upgrade in Intel chips, to a newer 5th Generation Intel Core lineup. The new devices will get faster flash, too, up to 2x faster according to Schiller. Unfortunately, the newer MacBook Air won’t get the new Force Trackpad, though, which Apple just debuted on the newest MacBook.
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