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Apple MacBook Air 13-inch

The new 13-inch Apple MacBook Air is as thin and stunningly designed as ever, but it's now packing the latest Intel Haswell processor, giving a significant boost to battery life. Overall performance hasn't really improved though and the retina display is still absent.

By 4 July 2013

4 stars Editors' rating 4 July 2013
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Best laptops of 2015

You can dive into the various subcategories here for detailed suggestions for every need and budget, but on this page, we present the current laptops that are our personal favorites, because of style, power, value, or just because we like them.


Apple MacBook Air (13-inch, 2015)

While still a great all-around useful laptop, the 13-inch MacBook Air is stuck with a lower-res display and a design that's no longer cutting-edge.

By 7 May 2015

4 stars Editors' rating 7 May 2015

Apple MacBook Air (11-inch

The new 11-inch MacBook Air is every bit as fast as the 13-inch Air, despite its smaller size, but you'll give up 2 hours of battery life in the bargain.

By 25 June 2012

4 stars Editors' rating 25 June 2012

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Apple MacBook Air (13-inch

This year's MacBook Air opts for gradual improvements rather than anything revolutionary, but lowered prices continue to make it the go-to mainstream recommendation for any MacBook owner-to-be.

By 18 June 2012

4 stars Editors' rating 18 June 2012

Apple MacBook Air (13-inch, April 2014)

If you own a MacBook Air from the past couple of years there's really no need to upgrade, but a small spec bump and minor price cut make the most-current Air even more attractive.

By 27 June 2014

4 stars Editors' rating 27 June 2014

Apple MacBook Air (11-inch)

This year's 11-inch MacBook Air improves on last year's model in several significant ways and is by far the fastest ultraportable you're likely to find, though some users will consider the limited flash storage space to be a hindrance.

By 23 July 2011

4 stars Editors' rating 23 July 2011

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MacBook Air (11-inch, June 2013)

Apple’s new 11-inch Air goes a conservative route in 2013, emphasizing longer battery life and more affordable pricing over any big design changes. The battery boost alone might be worth it.

By 17 June 2013

4 stars Editors' rating 17 June 2013

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Microsoft Surface Pro 4 vs. Apple MacBook Air vs. Apple iPad Pro vs. Google Pixel C

Microsoft has taken the wrapping off the latest version of its two-in-one Surface Pro device -- let's see how it stacks up against its chief competitors.

By 6 October 2015


Apple iPad Pro vs. Microsoft Surface Pro 3 vs. MacBook Air

How does the new big-screen iPad size up against the competition?

By 9 September 2015


Apple MacBook Air Fall 2010

Apple makes the MacBook Air both smaller and less expensive, creating an excellent ultraportable, but leaving out a few features along the way.

By 25 October 2010

4 stars Editors' rating 25 October 2010

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