Apple rumors can be stubborn things. Repeated often enough, they become stubborn facts.
It's been more than a year since the last refresh of the MacBook Air. And for consumers waiting impatiently for the update, this AppleInsider report would seem to be a setback.
So, what's going on? The theory goes that the new MacBook Air--which, in the past, has used a special power-frugal version of a standard Intel processor--has been delayed due to an Intel chip shipment snafu.
It's an intriguing rumor--except that power-efficient versions of new Intel processors always ship later than standard models. And … Read more