Apple working on new MacBook Airs to debut at WWDC

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Apple may replace 11-inch MacBook Air with a 15-inch model.
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Apple is reported to be working on new MacBook Air models to launch at the 2016 WWDC event, most likely to be held in June.

Citing sources in the supply chain, the report claims that Apple may ditch the smaller size 11-inch MacBook Air, but add a 15-inch model, much as it currently offers with the MacBook Pro.

Young app developer has caught the eye of Apple

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Connor Chung, 14,  of Bethlehem, NY, at the WWDC in June.
Connor Chung, 14, of Bethlehem, NY, at the WWDC in June.
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Few things could excuse a kid from skipping his middle school graduation. Connor Chung had a note from Apple.

It explained he would be needed in San Francisco for the WWDC. Once there, he would meet important people like Tim Cook, take part in brainstorming sessions with developers and engineers and lay the groundwork for an Apple Watch app that would be among the first in iTunes on the day OS 2 launched.

The best new iOS 9 and El Capitan features revealed at WWDC ’15 on The CultCast

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Beats 1 is Apple's new worldwide radio station
Beats 1 is Apple's new worldwide radio station
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This week: our favorite features announced at the WWDC ’15 keynote; why we have high hopes for Beats 1 radio on Apple Music; Phil Schiller discusses some of Apple’s more controversial product decisions in a surprising new interview; and, though it’s all cheers for consumers, we’ll tell you why some developers dread Apple’s yearly WWDC announcements.

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