Oh, Apple, you do like to tease us so. We were all set for the latest refresh of theto appear this week, but apparently that was just wishful thinking. It will actually be next week. Definitely. Absolutely no doubt about it. Maybe.
The new models aren't expected to differ at all in the looks department, which is good, as we like the way we can slice cheese with the current Air. There will be some upgrades to the specs, though.
An industry analyst told AppleInsider that the new 11-inch and 13-inch models will pack 4GB of RAM, doubling that of previous models. It's also pretty certain that the upcoming Air will use Intel's new chips, which deliver decent performance while keeping power usage to an absolute minimum.
These new specs should make the latest operating system from Apple --, with its 250 new features -- run pretty well.
The analyst also expects the Air to ship with 128GB and 256GB solid-state drives, dispensing with the 64GB option. SSDs are more power-efficient and smaller than normal hard drives, allowing the Air to be so dangerously slim.
The new Air should also pack a, so you can go back to typing away in a darkened cell, should you want to.
The new Air has the potential to be seriously good -- and seriously expensive. The new models will see the Air take the fight to rivals such as the cracking Asus UX21 'ultrabook', which should emerge later this year.laptop, which is due to be available in a sleek soon, and the super-slim