There are many people wondering whether to buy the MacBook Air with Intel’s latest Haswell micro processor or to wait for a MacBook Pro to be release with the same processor. It is quite a good question really, the Haswell processor is much faster that the Ivy Bridge processors that the MacBook Pros currently use and the Haswell series also use much less power.
But life is never that simple. Deciding on which of the two laptops to buy comes down to a variety of factors, probably the most important being usage. The MacBook Air is a great machine for on the go business people and students. If most of your work is word processing or making spreadsheets, then the MacBook Air should be sufficient for your need. It is great for browsing, is really light and compact and can last for almost 12 hours on moderate usage.
The MacBook Pro is a much more serious laptop. It is powerful and is actually a better desktop replacement than a mobile computing solution. A MacBook Pro running the latest Haswell processor would be great for serious gamers and video editors. … Read the rest
September 2013 is going to be a big month for Apple. The Cupertino based tech giant seems to be gearing up to release multiple iDevices at a media event on the 10th of the month. These include the new iPhone 5S, possibly the cheaper iPhone 5C and a whole range of MacBooks. This is good news for Apple fans and not just because of the new products – old Apple products are already getting cheaper!
Apple is already offering students almost 13,000 Rs off on existing models of the MacBook – both the MacBook Pro and MacBook Air. Apple is also offering a 7,500 Rs gift card for the App Store for any Apple laptop purchase. And retail players aren’t far behind. BestBuy has a large number of offers available on its website including one for a MacBook Air running the latest 4th Generation Intel made Haswell processer.
Till now the MacBook Air is the only Apple laptop to use the Haswell processor but we can expect the entire range of Macbook laptops to shift over to the faster and much less power hungry micro processor – one of the major reasons for such a large drop in prices.