MacBook Air

Happy 2012 Apple! MacBook Air Sales Jump by 3 Times

MacBook Air sales have jumped by 3 times. This jump has seen Apple sell over a million MacBook Air laptops. What’s fuelled this massive jump? MacBook Air Sales Figures Here’s some important Mac sales statistics: Worldwide from October to December … Continue reading

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MacBook Air & Pro External Displays – Tips for Buying & Using

Buying an external display for a MacBook Air or MacBook Pro? Here’s some quick buying tips, including how to find a cheap, thin, full HD screen for $152. Already got an external screen? There’s tips for the best way to … Continue reading

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How to Brighten and Dim a MacBook Screen – with HD Video

Is your MacBook screen dim? Or too bright? Using both photos and video, this article shows you how to increase the brightness of your MacBook screen and how to dim it. The article also explains why the MacBook’s display will … Continue reading

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MacBook Air Heat and Fan Noise Issues SOLVED

There’s been a number of complaints in forums about MacBook Air heat problems and fan noise or fan running constantly. What causes these heat issues? What’s the fix? Does it affect the i5 model as well as the more powerful i7? This article addresses fan … Continue reading

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MacBook Air Battery Life – 2 hours or 7 hours?

Apple claims 7 hours of battery life for the current MacBook Air 2011 / 2012 model. Upset buyers say the battery lasts 2 hours. What’s the truth? How much battery life will you get? There’s a big range in battery life reported for … Continue reading

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Is the MacBook Air i7 really only available online?

Can you really only buy a MacBook Air i7 from Apple’s online store? What if you don’t want to wait 2 to 4 days – perhaps longer – for your MacBook Air i7 to arrive? What if you want to take an i7 … Continue reading

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Can a MacBook Air run a large external display?

Can the latest MacBook Air handle a large external screen? Is the Air powerful enough? How is the response? Is there any flicker? To find out, we tested the new MacBook Air with the 27 inch Apple LED Cinema Display. See the … Continue reading

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MacBook Air 11 or 13 inch – which is better?

This article compares the current MacBook Air 11 vs 13 inch 2011 / 2012 models. Read on for facts and experience to help you choose between the MacBook Air 13 and 11 inch models. Oh, and at the end of the article, you … Continue reading

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MacBook Air i5 vs i7 – Is the upgrade worth it?

Both the MacBook Air 11 inch and 13 inch models come standard with an Intel Core i5 processor. For $100 (13″ model) or $150 (11″ model), there’s an option to upgrade to a faster Intel Core i7 processor. People are … Continue reading

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New Faster MacBook Air Released 20 July 2011 with Intel i5 or i7 Processor

Apple released their new MacBook Air models on 20 July 2011, available in 11 inch and 13 inch screen sizes. The big news about these models is that they include a much faster processor (or CPU) than the previous MacBook … Continue reading

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What’s the Best MacBook for Making Music?

Updated January 2012: What’s the best MacBook for making music? Is it the MacBook Pro or MacBook Air? What size is best? 11 inch, 13 inch, 15 inch or 17 inch? This article considers Mac OS X Lion and the … Continue reading

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