“Last week, while the rest of his peers were knee-deep in selfie drones, wearables, and smart washers, Mark Gurman of 9to5Mac published a scoop that trumped anything to come out of the Las Vegas Convention Center,” Michael Simon writes for Macworld.
“Apple intended to release a 12-inch MacBook Air sometime in 2015. Ho-hum, right? Maybe not. It’s not just that he reported about an unreleased Apple product that no one had an inkling of (though that surely helped),” Simon writes. “Gurman’s report garnered so much attention because it described a laptop so intriguing it was practically unbelievable: a MacBook Air so thin and light that it had only two ports, and neither of them were dedicated to supplying power.”
“In the renderings it seems like a fantastical concept, something we would ooh and aah over on Dribbble but ultimately disregard due to practicality and realism. But Gurman supplies enough solid information to make the report believable (and his solid track record doesn’t hurt),” Simon writes. “And when you break it down, it’s not all that crazy.”
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