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OWC Turns Your MacBook Air’s Old Flash Storage Module Into The Perfect External SSD

OWC Turns Your MacBook Air’s Old Flash Storage Module Into The Perfect External SSD

Recycle your MacBook Air’s old SSD module into an external drive.

If you’re planning to upgrade the flash storage in your 2010 or 2011 MacBook Air, don’t just discard your old module or let it go for pennies on eBay. With the Aurora Envoy enclosure from Other World Computing, you can turn that old flash storage into an external drive that’s designed to match your MacBook Air perfectly.

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MacBook Air Refresh To Introduce New 15-Inch Model In Early 2012 [Rumor]

MacBook Air Refresh To Introduce New 15-Inch Model In Early 2012 [Rumor]

While rumors surrounding a 15-inch MacBook Air have been circulating for a number of months now, we had no idea when Apple might be gearing up to launch the new device. Sources “from the upstream supply chain” are now reporting, however, that the 15-inch ultraportable will arrive during the first quarter of 2012 as part of a completely refreshed MacBook Air family.

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Apple’s 15-Inch MacBook Air Set To Begin Shipping In March [Rumor]

Apple’s 15-Inch MacBook Air Set To Begin Shipping In March [Rumor]Apple’s MacBook Air has been an incredibly popular machine since the company introduced solid-state drives as standard and reduced its price tag back in October 2010. But for some, it just doesn’t come big enough.

However, dreams of a 15-inch model are about to come true, according to sources in Apple’s supply chain. And it’ll be here by March 2012.

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Next MacBook Airs Could Have 33% More Battery Life

Next MacBook Airs Could Have 33% More Battery Life

A new Apple patent that details battery and solid state drive configurations for the company’s MacBook Air suggests that future models will boast battery life that significantly exceeds the 7 hours offered by today’s ultraportable.

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The MacBook Air Could Have Had An ARM Processor After Apple Threatened Intel Over Power-Hungry Chips

The MacBook Air Could Have Had An ARM Processor After Apple Threatened Intel Over Power-Hungry Chips

One Intel director revealed in a recent interview with The Wall Street Journal that Apple threatened to drop the chip maker over its hungry processors if it couldn’t “drastically slash” the amount of power they demanded.

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Samsung One-Ups The MacBook Air With The Series 9… For Now

Samsung One-Ups The MacBook Air With The Series 9… For Now

Despite Apple being their number one customer, Samsung’s done a healthy trade in ripping-off Cupertino’s gadgets and selling their own, often patent infringing doppelgangers… and with their new Series 9 ultraportable, Samsung now has the MacBook Air square in their sights.

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