“Apple is expected to take deliveries of over eight million MacBook Airs in the third quarter, nearly doubling from the previous quarter, the sources estimated,” Aaron Lee and Steve Shen report for DigiTimes, citing “sources in the supply chain.”

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“Shipments of parts and components for MacBook lineups totaled an equivalent of 2.2-2.4 million MacBooks in June, and orders for July are likely to top 2.7-2.8 million units, said the sources, noting that the increase is in line with Apple’s previous strategy to ramp up deliveries prior to the launch of new products,” Lee and Shen report.

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[Attribution: BGR. Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader "Lynn Weiler" for the heads up.]