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OS X Lion and new MacBook Air launch Wednesday morning tip insiders

OS X Lion and new MacBook Air launch Wednesday morning tip insiders

Apple's release of OS X Lion, along with the new MacBook Air ultraportables, is being tipped for Wednesday morning this week, with multiple sources claiming the company's retail stores will ready their new displays and demo areas overnight on Tuesday, July 19. The new Air range was initially expected to be launched last week, but Apple is believed to have delayed the release at the final moment.

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Apple’s New MacBook Airs To Launch Late Next Week

Apple’s New MacBook Airs To Launch Late Next Week

Apple's revamped flagship ultraportable notebooks, the MacBook Airs, were rumored to hit Apple Stores today. But that has happened yet and insider sources reveal that it won't happen tomorrow either. Rumors for a launch today are apparently off by a week. Sources now claim that the new MacBook Airs are set to arrive next Thursday or Friday.

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Apple’s New MacBook Airs to Boost RAM and SSD Specs

Apple’s New MacBook Airs to Boost RAM and SSD Specs

Apple's revamped MacBook Airs will not only be getting the latest Intel Sandy Bridge chips along with the new Thunderbolt connector port, but may also be getting spec boosts in RAM and SSD. The flagship ultraportable notebook was speculated for a launch today alongside OS X Lion, but that has yet to happen, which now supports rumors for a launch next week.

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Apple’s New MacBook Airs To Get Backlit Keyboards

Apple’s New MacBook Airs To Get Backlit Keyboards

New MacBook Airs are set to hit Apple Stores any day now. Preloaded with OS X Lion, the revamped ultraportable notebooks will feature the latest Intel Sandy Bridge processors and the new 10Gbps Thunderbolt connector port. But new reports suggest that's not all. This latest edition of the MacBook Air will also include the return of a backlit keyboard.

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

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

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!

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SlashGear Weekly Roundup Video – July 10, 2011

SlashGear Weekly Roundup Video – July 10, 2011

Battle of the social networks kicked off this week with Facebook announcing group chat support, a new design, and a video calling feature developed in partnership with Skype. However, the Google+ Hangouts group video chat feature still has Facebook beat although we won't know how real adoption of Google's social platform will be until it opens to the public sometime around July 31st. Continue after the cut for the full weekly roundup video and list.

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OS X Lion and MacBook Air refresh July 14 as Apple staff warned of “overnight” prep sessions

OS X Lion and MacBook Air refresh July 14 as Apple staff warned of “overnight” prep sessions

Mac OS X Lion is looking increasingly likely to see a July 14 release, with new sources suggesting that Apple is warning retail staff to prepare for "overnights" - late shifts where new signage, displays and hardware are readied for the next day - on July 13. According to 9 to 5 Mac's sources, while OS X Lion won't actually be available on shelves (since Apple has decided to distribute it via the Mac App Store) there will be demo Macs upgraded to the OS, as well as the refreshed MacBook Air.

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Sandy Bridge MacBook Air to use 400Mbps NAND flash storage?

Sandy Bridge MacBook Air to use 400Mbps NAND flash storage?

Apple could be planning another flash memory speed boost in the upcoming MacBook Air refresh, according to new reports, with the company tipped to be using 19nm "Toggle DDR 2.0" storage for the slender ultraportable. The high-speed NAND, Macotokara's component source suggests, is capable of 400Mbps transfer rates, using new, smaller chips that Apple would supposedly solder directly to the base circuit of the updated Airs.

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OS X Lion And New MacBook Airs To Be Released July 14?

OS X Lion And New MacBook Airs To Be Released July 14?

The Golden Master version of Apple's Mac OS X 10.7 Lion was just seeded to developers this morning. It's a good sign that the major OS revamp will be launching on time within the next two to three weeks. The exact release date has yet to be confirmed, but new insider tips are now pointing to two weeks from today.

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Apple could snatch HP’s portable computing crown in 2012 (if you count iPads)

Apple could snatch HP’s portable computing crown in 2012 (if you count iPads)

Apple is expected to overtake HP as the leading provider of portable computing products worldwide in 2012, if calculations take into account tablets like the iPad. HP may be focusing its TouchPad intentions on the enterprise, but according to industry sources quoted by DigiTimes, the business market won't be enough to save it from relegation to second place.

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New MacBook Airs To Arrive Mid-July?

New MacBook Airs To Arrive Mid-July?

Apple's refreshed MacBook Air has been rumored for several weeks now. Constrained supplies from global retailers and most recently low availability at Best Buy suggest that the new version of the popular ultraportable laptop would be hitting very very soon. Some reports predicted a June launch while others tipped that Apple may wait to ship the new MacBook Airs with OS X Lion. Now, new insider sources offer a more pinpointed time frame.

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MacBook Air supplies dry up at Best Buy online; Refresh imminent

MacBook Air supplies dry up at Best Buy online; Refresh imminent

Best Buy online now lists Apple's MacBook Air as "not available for shipping," lending weight to expectations that the ultraportable will be imminently refreshed. All four of the current Core 2 Duo MacBook Air models are listed as unavailable for online purchase and delivery, at both Best Buy's US store and the retailer's UK network.

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