Ultra-thin 15-inch MacBook edges closer to production
An ultra-thin 15-inch MacBook Pro or MacBook Air is on the cards -- it could either be the biggest Air or the skinniest Pro.
An ultra-thin 15-inch MacBook Pro or MacBook Air is on the cards. Suppliers are reportedly gearing up with bits and pieces for a new MacBook, which could either be the largest Air or the skinniest Pro.
The computing industry wonks at DigiTimes report that Apple's suppliers have started to produce components for the potential 15-inch super-svelte laptop, ready for a possible launch as soon as March.
This is the most solid evidence so far for a new 15-inch model, but the question remains whether it will be aor an . A 15-inch ultra-thin laptop would be largest Air so far, and for our money would stray a little too far from the Air's super-portable raison d'etre -- remember how it was introduced as a computer you could ?
Apple currently sells an
The Air has inspired a whole new segment of the market: the ultrabook. Intel came up with the name to describe a new breed of slender laptop that offers portability, speed and lightweight design, without being too expensive.
Here's our roundup of theto be unveiled so far, including the impressive .
Should Apple make an Air with a bigger screen, or does that miss the point of the Air? Is it about time the Pro went on a diet? Tell us your thoughts in the comments section below, on our Facebook page, or at Google+.