Apple MacBook Air


Reviews & hands-on

  • Laptops 4.5 out of 5

    Apple MacBook Air 11-inch (2013) review

    By 15 July 2013

    The smaller MacBook Air is one of the most affordable Macs you can buy. Upon its original launch, there was a small murmur that the 11-inch MacBook Air was the netbook that Steve Jobs said Apple would never make, but in reality, this diminutive Mac has...

  • Laptops 5 out of 5

    Apple MacBook Air 13-inch (2013) review

    By 17 June 2013

    With palms resting on the slick and familiar deck of the 2013 MacBook Air, it's with some trepidation that we look to review Apple's latest version of its iconic notebook computer. The MacBook Air launched as the lightweight alternative to the MacBook....

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    Apple MacBook Air 13-inch (2013): Hands-on with the all-day laptop

    By 12 June 2013

    Apple has updated the iconic thin and light laptop, the MacBook Air. Both the 11-inch and 13-inch models see a number of internal upgrades that make for a better machine, built for modern mobile users. We've got our hands on the 13-inch 2013 MacBook Air...

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    Hands-on: Knomo MacBook Air Envelope review

    By 20 July 2012

    You love your MacBook Air, we can tell, and that’s why you want to protect it from the usual scratches and bruises any laptop can pick up when you travel. There are so many lovely cases available for the Apple laptop, but most are aimed at portraying...

  • Laptops 4.5 out of 5

    Apple MacBook Air 13-inch (mid-2012) review

    By 10 July 2012

    To some extent, Apple has made a rod for its own back. The MacBook Air reached such impressive heights last year, with just about the best computer hardware on the market, and with more than enough features to keep even demanding users happy. This year...

  • Online 4 out of 5

    Apple Thunderbolt Display review

    By 1 November 2011

    Thunderbolt and lightening is supposed to be very very frightening, but can it also be the be-all and end-all to your desktop needs? We’ve been living with the Apple Thunderbolt Display, a monitor that lets you turn your MacBook Pro or Air into an iMac,...

  • Laptops 4.5 out of 5

    Apple MacBook Air 11-inch (2011) review

    By 14 October 2011

    You don’t have to love Apple, or even like it, to have a deep appreciation for the new generation of MacBook Air. The two models, of 13- and 11-inches, are the most visually impressive and delightful laptops on the market. Where Apple scores with the...

  • Laptops 4.5 out of 5

    Apple MacBook Air (mid 2011) review

    By 25 July 2011

    Apple has updated it's MacBook Air laptop promising boosted performance in an elegant and slim design. But is it enough for you to want to upgrade from your current MacBook model or ditch your Windows machine altogether? We got the 13-inch Core i7 1.8GHz...

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    Apple MacBook Air 13-inch (mid 2011) hands-on

    By 21 July 2011

    Apple has just released a new range of MacBook Air laptops and we've already grabbed the top of the range 13-inch model to put it through its paces. Before we start work on the full review of the new thin laptop from Apple, we thought it would be wrong...

  • Laptops 4.5 out of 5

    Apple MacBook Air 11-inch (2010) review

    By 2 March 2011

    The Apple MacBook Air 11-inch pushes into a new space for Apple, slotting between the existing (and refreshed) Air 13-inch, and above the iPad. It means Apple now has a compact and extremely portable format of computer: Apple had always said they wouldn’t...

  • Laptops 4 out of 5

    Apple MacBook Air (2010) review

    By 25 October 2010

    It's beautiful, it's stunning, it's thin, it's like a supermodel. That is probably the best way to describe the MacBook Air to anyone asking. But should you be buying the thinnest MacBook on the planet? We've been living with the new model to find out....

  • Laptops 3 out of 5

    Apple MacBook Air laptop review

    By 18 February 2008

    Every Apple launch is something of an event and it's no different with the MacBook Air, as this is the thinnest notebook in the world. At its thickest point it's 20mm, and a mere 4mm at its thinnest. It has managed to achieve this size by jettisoning...

  • Laptops 0 out of 5

    Apple MacBook Air - First Look review

    By 15 January 2008

    Apple has launched a new line of laptops with the MacBook Air, an ultra-portable model that Apple say will sit in between the MacBook and the MacBook Pro ranges, but while it might be the thinnest laptop in the world, is it any good? We had a brief play...