Apple quietly rolled out an update on the MacBook Air yesterday. Both 11-inch and 13-inch models received updates with new Intel Haswell processors and slightly better battery specs. The models also received a $100 price drop for the standard configurations.
If there’s one thing that I can’t help but snicker at, it’s people using iPads and other tablets to grab snapshots in public. But this shot that shows a concert goer using his Macbook Air to shoot either images or video at a Jay-Z concert is beyond me.
There are of cellphone photographers in the crowd, along with a stable of pro DSLR shooters in front of the gates. I can only presume that the dude with the Macbook Air spent his savings on his computer and not on the latest iPhone…
The full keynote from Apple’s WWDC is embedded above for those Apple geeks who hear from the horse’s mouth all about the new MacBook Pro models, iOS 6 and more new Apple details.
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The above video shows off some of the real world potential of Thunderbolt. With the combination of a RED Rocket card and a Sonnet PCIe expansion chassis, even a little MacBook Air can chew through 4K RED footage at full resolution.
In the wake of the recently announced models, Amazon just posted discounts for the previous generations of Mac Mini and MacBook Air models. You can get a last-gen MacBook Air starting at $834. Here’s the deal page for these products on Amazon.com.