Apple's brought both sizes of the MacBook Air line straight up to what you'd expect from a laptop in 2011, adding a Thunderbolt port, but more importantly some sweet Sandy Bridge i5 and i7 chips—and backlit keyboards.
Mere moments before Apple shows its hand, and 9to5Mac has leapt in with a killer last-minute reveal. According to them, we can expect new MacBook Airs, Mac Minis and a brand-new Thunderbolt Display, with the following specs:
It's expected that Apple will update the MacBook Air line this July, but with what, exactly? According to components manufacturers that the Japanese website Macotakara.jp spoke to, they'll include the latest 19-nanometer NAND chips which have been soldered right onto the motherboard, as opposed to using an mSATA…
Forget about MacBook Airs being delivered to Apple.com this Wednesday—the Taiwanese paper Economic Daily has scrounged up some details about the Air going on sale later this month. They also claim the iPad 3 will launch later this year, with an image resolution "5-6 times higher than the iPad 2." [Reuters]