Mac Pro and MacBook Air with OS X Lion Launching This Week

Jul 11, 2011
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Oh my goodness oh my goodness, time for some operating system update goodness, right inside the machines we're about to own. That's right, a source by the name of Mr.X has been speaking with our good pals at 9to5Mac and they've got a few words to say about some new models being shipped to Apple stores around the nation. These upgrades include what appears to be four new MacBook Air models and Mac Pros - that's the tower model, if you've not been keeping up with such things, all of these containing the soon to revolutionize the market desktop OS known as OS X Lion!

These numbers you see below come straight from the street. What they mean exactly does not matter as much as the fact that they certainly appear to be coming out this next week, and that there's two new 11-inch models and two new 13-inch models in the pipeline. Both the 11 and 13-inch models will be coming in standard and upgraded versions, that being entry level and if you want some sweet bonuses packed in, of course. BTO (built to order) options will certainly be available as well.

These models will have little to no cosmetic changes about them, having only Sandy Bridge processors and Thunderbolt I/O. Have you heard everything there is to hear about the awesomeness that is the Thunderbolt Cord and its teardown? Get into it! Also you might want to check out how we had word earlier this month that the MacBook Air and OS X Lion refresh would be taking place exactly on July 14, 2011 - that's only a couple days away from now!

The new Mac Pros that we're talking about here will also be coming POSSIBLY this week. This new line has previously been whispered about to be releasing late July or early August, but heck, now's as good a time as any, right? These new models are said to possibly be having a re-designed enclosure that's both narrower and rack-mountable (so you can get a bunch of them and have a whole closet full!) Thunderbolt will be present, obviously, and a 16 core model may be debuting as well.

PLUS there's going to be a new Mac Pro Server model out there with the three Mac Pros coming up quick. What a joy it would be to have the whole crew sitting in the living room, yes? Can't wait!

[via 9to5Mac]


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