Our reactions to the new Apple hardware
“AT LAST , A NEW MAC BOOK AIR! IS IT EVERYTHING YOU HOPED FOR ?”
Apple is often accused of neglecting MacBook Air and Mac mini users – well, that can’t be said any more.
Yeah, they look like solid updates. It’s about time the Air got a Retina display. Shame it isn’t available for under £1K though.
It’s costly, but you get a lot of bang for your buck – incredibly fast SSDs and modern processors alongside the Retina display.
I’m pleased that Thunderbolt 3 is included, and that there are two ports. That’s a nice distinction from the 12in MacBook, which I’m surprised didn‘t get the chop.
The 12in MacBook is looking outdated – it’s only advantage now is its weight.
The Mac mini is a hotter proposition for me. FOUR Thunderbolt 3 and two USB-A ports! I may replace my home iMac, which can’t run Mojave, with a mini and external graphics.
It’s looking really good – clearly Apple felt it had to make up for lost time. I’d be tempted if I hadn’t just got a brand-new MacBook Pro!
The 5x performance Apple banged on about… OF COURSE it’s a big jump FOUR YEARS on.
The reality distortion field ivles on in the age of Tim Cook! Still, I doubt any Mac mini fans will be complaining about the upgrades.