Apple reportedly informed its authorized service representatives that the anti-reflective coating on the Retina displays on MacBook Air models can experience “issues.” Earlier Mac laptops have had problems with this coating wearing off.
Newest MacBook Air packs slower storage than 2018 model
Apple’s newest MacBook Air costs $100 less than the previous model — but how was that saving made?
It turns out Apple may have cut corners on storage to shave money off the notebook’s price tag. Tests have found new machine packs slower storage than the 2018 MacBook Air.
Apple offers free fix for 2018 MacBook Airs with bad logic boards
Apple has identified a logic board issue with “a vey small number” of 2018 MacBook Air units. Users can return their machine to an Apple Store or Authorized Service Provider for a free repair.
You will receive an email from Apple if your MacBook Air is affected.
Processor shortage cuts into Mac sales
Apple saw a small but significant year-over year reduction in Mac sales during the first three months of 2019. This wasn’t because customers didn’t want to buy macOS notebooks and desktops however, but because Apple couldn’t get the Intel processors required to produce the computers.
Brilliant folding touchscreen MacBook concept is almost a reality
Astro HQ, makers of Luna Display, dreamed up a macOS laptop concept with a foldable display that covers the entire interior of the MacBook. The design includes a touchscreen and Apple Pencil support.
Artists’ concepts are often impractical dreams for the future but a version of this can be assembled right now. Sort of.
Apple sets 24-hour turnaround time for MacBook keyboard repairs
Apple has ordered that sticky MacBook keys be repaired fast enough that, whenever possible, the owner can get their computer back the next day.
The company says only a small number of its laptops develop keyboard problems, but clearly it’s feeling the heat from irate customers.
MacBook Air display mysteriously brightens after macOS update
Installing the latest macOS version on a 2018 MacBook Air increases the maximum screen brightness.
Apple’s own description of this notebook indicates that the highest potential brightness level is now 400 nits. That’s much higher than with this laptop launched.
Flaunt your MacBook Air in UAG’s translucent case
Part of the appeal of owning a MacBook is showing it off, especially if you’ve personalized it. The Urban Armor Gear Plyo is a protective case made of translucent plastic so the exterior of this svelte notebook can still be seen.
Apple apologizes for continuing problems with MacBook keyboard
MacBooks made over several years were prone to keyboard issues. Apple tweaked the design of this critical component last year, and there was great optimism that the problem had been fixed in the latest macOS computers.
Apple cuts prices on some MacBook Airs and Mac minis
Apple lowered the prices of building high-capacity SSDs into the latest MacBook Air and Mac mini models today, potentially saving buyers as much as $200.
The company may have gotten a deal on storage drives, as it also dropped the cost of top-tier SSDs in the MacBook Pro today.