MacBook Air May Potentially Release This Summer

Maricris Jose
		
            		      4:40 PM

The latest comes from DigiTimes, which today reported that Apple will launch a new 13.3-inch "entry-level" MacBook late in Q2 this year.

Hsiao pointed out that Apple originally looked to reduce cost by seeking panel supply for the new MacBook from a China-based maker, but the US-based vendor has made a decision to source the panels from Korea-based LG Display due to issues at the China supplier.

Market analysts are predicting Apple's forthcoming "affordable" Macbook will ship 4 million units in 2018 - notably less than the Californian giant's aim of 6 million.

The new MacBook will reportedly enter mass production at the end of May or the beginning of June for a June launch, at which time it will face fierce competition from the likes of the Dell XPS 13 ($999) and HP Envy 13t ($899). The company is planning to revive the MacBook Air by releasing a cheaper new model during the second quarter of 2018, he says. The MacBook Air has been around since 2008 and received its last refresh in June 2017. This new screen will, therefore, qualify as a Retina display and if this device is branded as an "Air" it will be the first of its kind to have a Retina display.

This sounds similar to KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo's report that Apple has an update for the aging MacBook Air in the works. Quanta Computer's set to assemble 70% of orders and Foxconn the remaining 30%.

Meanwhile, the upstream supply chain has recently begun shipping components for iPad Pro upgrades and a new cheap 9.7-inch iPad - a refreshed version of its 2017 counterpart. Digitimes said that it will go on sale in the second quarter of 2018.

Related News:

  • Porn star will return $130000 - if she can talk about Trump

    Porn star will return $130000 - if she can talk about Trump

    In exchange, the non-disclosure agreement would be voided and the porn star's lawsuit against the president dismissed. Ms Clifford claims the affair happened shortly after Mr Trump's wife Melania gave birth to the couple's son Barron.

    Analysts Are Gushing Over Synchrony Financial (SYF), Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (BMY)

    The ATR may be used by stocks market technicians to get into and exit trades, and it is a helpful tool to add to a trading system. It has underperformed by 39.89% the S&P500.The move comes after 7 months negative chart setup for the $107.10 billion company.
    Notre Dame basketball misses out on NCAA Tournament

    Notre Dame basketball misses out on NCAA Tournament

    But Duke's prowess on the glass proved lethal for Notre Dame as the game pressed on, particularly on a hard shooting night. So Duke needs to matchup with Notre Dame man to man, but it's going to require major efforts from two freshman.
  • Spotify is letting users fix inaccurate music info

    Spotify is letting users fix inaccurate music info

    It's a nuanced difference, perhaps, but it doesn't appear that a single user's input would change the metadata on its own. The company held a festive launch event this morning attended by some of the company's senior executives.
    What Buhari told Tillerson about 2019 election, Chibok, Dapchi girls

    What Buhari told Tillerson about 2019 election, Chibok, Dapchi girls

    On Saturday while visiting Nairobi, Tillerson, 65, cancelled his scheduled events because he had been feeling unwell. Tillerson said he was concerned about the presence of Islamic State-allied militants in West Africa.
    Trump, after blocking Broadcom bid for Qualcomm, must explain why

    Trump, after blocking Broadcom bid for Qualcomm, must explain why

    State Of Alaska Department Of Revenue holds 0.44% of its portfolio in QUALCOMM Incorporated (NASDAQ:QCOM) for 165,732 shares. It fall, as 83 investors sold QCOM shares while 490 reduced holdings. 40 funds opened positions while 146 raised stakes.
  • Sensex up by 294 57 pts

    Sensex up by 294 57 pts

    At 11.06 a.m, the Sensex was trading up 317.57 points or 0.95% at 33,624.71 with 24 components gaining. Rising bond yields, weak global markets and banking woes have led to the sell-off.
    Trump may exempt more countries from trade tariffs - Treasury's Mnuchin

    Trump may exempt more countries from trade tariffs - Treasury's Mnuchin

    Lighthizer made no public comment after the meetings with Malmström and Japanese Trade Minister Hiroshige Seko, which lasted several hours.
    Sharma breaks course record at Indian Open

    Sharma breaks course record at Indian Open

    The birdie on 10th was fantastic as the hole was played off the back tees. "It was a disappointing day for me", he said later. Johnston fought back strongly on the back nine and when Wallace bogeyed the hard par-3 18th, "Beef" was in the battle.
  • At least 40 dead, 23 injured in Kathmandu plane crash

    At least 40 dead, 23 injured in Kathmandu plane crash

    Sharma Oli spoke to his Bangladeshi counterpart Sheikh Hasina following the incident and expressed sorrow over the loss of lives. This screengrab of video footage from the Facebook account of Nitin Keyal shows smoke rising from the site of the crash.
    TL;DR: Chandimal suspended for over-rate offence

    TL;DR: Chandimal suspended for over-rate offence

    Perera (74) kept their roll going for some time but a flurry of wickets slowed Sri Lanka down at the death. He let out a loud scream and broke into a celebratory snake-style dance popularly known as "Nagin dance".
    Rajya Sabha polls: Congress fields 10 candidates

    Rajya Sabha polls: Congress fields 10 candidates

    In the 245-member Upper House of Parliament, Uttar Pradesh has 31 seats being the most populous state of the country. In the UP Assembly, the BJP and its allies now have 324 seats (BJP's Noorpur MLA died recently in a road accident).


Most liked

Apple Buys Texture, the Netflix for Magazines
Apple is dipping its hand in the journalism industry, announcing Monday its plans to acquire digital magazine distributor Texture. Apple has acquired Texture , an online magazine subscription service that provides access to over 200 magazines for $9.99/month.

Neil Walker signing with Yankees, per reports
Miguel Andujar , 23, was slated to start at third base, but NY traded for Brandon Drury to take over the hot corner. The New York Yankees have agreed to a deal with veteran second baseman Neil Walker , according to multiple reports.

More Than Half A Million Killed In Syrian War: Human Rights Monitor
Reports say at least 12 civilians died in airstrikes Sunday with more than 1,000 killed since the conflict began three weeks ago. Syrian government forces advance in the area bordering Damascus and Ghouta as heavy fighting in the region continues.

United Nations investigators on Myanmar put Facebook in crosshairs
The report uses satellite images that reveal the rapid increase in military infrastructure being built on top of flattened villages.

Pres. Trump Reiterates Firm Stance on Penalties For Drug Dealers
Trump's first mention of Kim was met with boos and jeers from the crowd, but Trump told them that that they had to be "nice". Trump continued: "But we can only do that if we elect people who are going to back our agenda and fight for our values.

Beyonce and Jay-Z announce OTR II stadium world tour
According to Variety Magazine , Jay-Z and Beyonce are embarking on the " On the Run II" Stadium Tour starting in June . Being that Citi is the official sponsor of the tour, presale tickets for Citi cardholders will begin on March 14.

Philips Hue is getting new outdoor options to light up your garden
New luminaries - starting at $30 - can be set to be activated by motion sensor or a timer, but only produce white light. Alternatively, the Philips Hue Calla is flawless for path lighting and can also be used to enhance your outdoor space.

NASA steering committee suspends the people's assembly agenda
On Friday, Kenyatta and Odinga agreed to work together to advance national healing and cohesion after a divisive election period last fall.

Dallas Firefighter Is Among the 5 Killed in NYC Helicopter Crash
According to NBC News, the pilot was able to free himself and was taken to the hospital in what was described as "OK" condition. Five people were killed when a helicopter with six people onboard crashed into the East River in New York City Sunday night .

Arsenal End Losing Run In League With 3-0 Win Over Watford
ARSENAL face a fitness race to get goal-scoring defender Shkodran Mustafi back in time for AC Milan after he limped out of the Watford win.

Augie relay places fifth at Div. III Indoor Championships
Not only did victor do the pole vault, but he also participated in the 60-meter hurdles with very little experience in the event. Elise Cranny, a senior in her first NCAA Indoor Championships mile, placed fifth in 4:34.48, a Stanford record for this meet.

New Zealand held to 223 despite Santner, Nicholls fifties
Bairstow dominated the bowlers, smashing nine fours and six sixes as he thrashed a century from just 58 balls. The result underlined their status as bona fide contenders to win next year's pinnacle 50-over event.

South African officials face action over Sonny Bill Williams masks
That incident is behind a fiery exchange between Warner and South Africa's Quentin de Kock during the First Test. CSA was forced to do some serious damage control on Saturday.

LLC Has $2.07 Million Position in Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN)
Stifel Nicolaus maintained Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) has "Neutral" rating given on Wednesday, October 5 by SunTrust. Rwc Asset Management Llp bought 47,232 shares as the company's stock declined 6.19% while stock markets rallied.

Russian Federation 'launches hypersonic missile'
The Kinzhal system, which means dagger in Russian, is intended for destruction of surface and waterborne targets, the report said. The US state department has since responded by saying his rhetoric was not "the behaviour of a responsible worldwide player".