The MacBook Air has always been a proof of concept for Apple. A product that shows them as one of the world’s leading companies in design. A product which boasts such a thin profile. A product so light that you can put it in your bag without knowing it’s there. Unfortunately, that phenomenally gorgeous exterior has always been marred by an underpowered interior and other issues such as a lack of ports for peripherals.
For me the MacBook Pro laptop has always been a far more viable option despite the additional weight, and whilst the latest refresh doesn’t exactly present us with a flawless product free of issues, it throws up some interesting new form factors and technology. Is this the year of the MacBook Air? I’ve been using the 13-inch model on and off for a couple of weeks now, so let’s take a look as I dish the dirt! [Read more…]