“But if a new report from Taiwanese website DigiTimes is to believed, Apple still has plans to release a new MacBook Air with USB-C ports after all,” Rossignol reports. “The report does not provide a launch timeframe for the updated notebooks, but the secondary rumor suggests Mac Otakara may have been off on timing only.”
Currently, Apple has decided to adopt the USB Type-C interface for its MacBook Air, while Asustek Computer and Hewlett-Packard (HP) are upgrading one of their notebooks’ regular USB port to the Type-C. Lenovo, Acer and Dell are still evaluating the option. – DigiTimes
Rossignol reports, “It is possible that DigiTimes is misinterpreting a thinner MacBook Pro with USB-C ports as a MacBook Air.”
Read more in the full article here.
MacDailyNews Take: Perhaps this was Apple’s plan all along, but we’re so ready for new road Macs, we’re ready to buy basically whatever ends up being the lightest, most-compact Mac they offer this year (performance is not a concern on the road; the slowest Mac offered today is more than capable enough for what we do on-the-go). Size and weight are the utmost concerns.
Fingers ready for that “Buy” button whenever it appears, Apple!
[Thanks to MacDailyNews Readers “Fred Mertz” and “Dan K.” for the heads up.]