Macworld – There’s something in the air


MacBook Air - Rumor
I’ve been a Mac user for a very long time. Well, I guess I can’t say that I am anymore, as I haven’t bought a new one in several years, and most of my work is done on a PC. I’m still a loyal Apple fan at heart, so I tend to follow the news waiting for that one announcement that’s going to make me finally take the plunge and buy a new one. While I’m not sure that this is the one, I’m very excited about the possibilities that the upcoming Macworld Expo have to offer. The biggest one is the Air.

There are a lot of rumors going around, but we do know that the banners hanging up for the show say “There is something in the air.”To me this cries out WiMAX, but others seem to think that it could be a new MacBook, named the Air. It would be an ultrathin 13.3-inch notebook that would have an external optical drive and possibly feature a completely wireless setup that would take advantage of a Power-by induction patent that Apple filed for a year ago.

Whatever it is, it’s going to have to be big to top the iPhone announcement from last year. I’d really like to think that it’s going to be a new smaller notebook, but we’ll just have to wait and see.

Source: 9 to 5 Mac

2 reviews or comments

SJ Says: January 13, 2008 at 11:30 pm

People are saying that Apple will annouce WiMax in their products. That sounds great. Another possibility is that all new iPods will have over the air iTunes download/sync capability.

bob brown IV Says: January 14, 2008 at 12:52 pm

y would anyone want an external hard drive. if they could make a 80gb flash drive it’d b worth buying but anything less would’nt attract consumers

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