Video Review: One Month With the New M2 MacBook Air

Apple in July released the redesigned MacBook Air, one of the first machines to feature the second-generation M2 chip. MacRumors videographer Dan has been using the new MacBook on a daily basis, so we thought we’d do a deep dive into his experience for MacRumors readers who might still be considering a purchase. Make sure […]

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Apple Still Trying to Keep Up With M2 MacBook Air Demand Almost a Month After Launch

Almost a month after launch, demand for the new M2 MacBook Air continues to be high, with supply in relatively short supply. For just the baseline configuration, customers are facing up to a three-week wait, according to Apple’s online store. In the United States, Apple lists the ‌MacBook Air‌ as shipping out in two to […]

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Apple Replaces Last Remaining Intel-Made Component in M2 MacBook Air

In the M2 MacBook Air, Apple has replaced an Intel-made component responsible for controlling the USB and Thunderbolt ports with a custom-made controller, meaning the last remnants of Intel are now fully out of the latest Mac. Earlier this month, the repair website iFixit shared a teardown of the new ‌MacBook Air‌, revealing a look […]

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iFixit Tears Down M2 MacBook Air, Finds Accelerometer and Adhesive Pull Tabs for Battery

With the M2 MacBook Air now available for purchase, repair site iFixit picked one up and decided to do one of its traditional teardowns on the machine to give us a look inside. [embedded content] A prior teardown already revealed the biggest potential issue with the base model 256GB ‌M2‌ ‌MacBook Air‌ – a single […]

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Best MacBook Air Accessories in 2022

The 2022 MacBook Air powered by Apple’s M2 all-new M2 chip is finally available. That means it’s time to outfit your new laptop with a bunch of new accessories, ensuring that you can work hard, and play hard, with all of the right tools for the job. Today, we’re taking a look at the best […]

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MacBook Air Teardown Reveals M2 Chip and Single Storage Chip for 256GB Model

YouTube channel Max Tech recently shared a video teardown of the new MacBook Air, providing a look inside the redesigned notebook. Overall, the new MacBook Air looks similar to the previous model, but the flatter design allowed for Apple to fit larger battery cells inside the notebook. The new MacBook Air is equipped with a […]

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Hands-On With the M2 MacBook Air: All Your Questions Answered

Happy MacBook Air launch day! Today is the official debut date of the new M2 ‌MacBook Air‌, which features the first major redesign to the ‌MacBook Air‌ in a decade. We picked up one of the new ‌M2‌ ‌MacBook Air‌ machines and decided to do a hands-on video where we answer questions from MacRumors readers. […]

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M2 MacBook Air Review Roundup: Thinner, Lighter, and Almost Perfect

The 2022 M2 MacBook Air has been in the hands of several different publications for the past week or so. And it seems the results are just as we expected, with the MacBook Air offering a better experience than the 2022 M2 MacBook Pro. However, there are a few caveats that you’ll need to consider […]

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M2 MacBook Air Now Available for Same-Day Pickup in Stores Across Europe and Asia

Friday is the official launch day of Apple’s new M2-powered MacBook Air, and as customers who pre-ordered begin to receive their purchases, Apple has also started in-store sales for the new notebook. Customers across Europe and Asia, and other regions can now place an order on Apple’s website or in the Apple Store app and […]

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First M2 MacBook Air Orders Now Arriving to Customers in New Zealand and Australia

It’s July 15 in New Zealand and Australia, which means the M2 MacBook Air launch day has officially kicked off. Customers in New Zealand and Australia are always the first to get their hands on new devices due to time zone differences. Customers who ordered the ‌M2‌ ‌MacBook Air‌ last week are starting to receive […]

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M2 MacBook Air Reviews: ‘Apple’s Near-Perfect Mac’

The new MacBook Air with the M2 chip launches this Friday. Ahead of time, the first reviews of the new MacBook Air have been shared by some media outlets and YouTube channels, providing a closer look at the redesigned notebook and its capabilities. Key features of the new MacBook Air include Apple’s latest M2 chip, […]

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Base Model MacBook Air With M2 Chip Has Slower SSD Speeds in Benchmarks

The first embargoed reviews of the new MacBook Air with the M2 chip have now been published. One notable detail confirmed by The Verge is that the $1,199 base model equipped with 256GB of storage has a single NAND chip, which will lead to slower SSD speeds in benchmark testing, but real-world performance may vary. […]

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Lucky Customer Receives Early Delivery of MacBook Air With M2 Chip

While the new MacBook Air with the M2 chip officially launches this Friday, one lucky customer received delivery of the notebook over a day early. The customer shared some photos on Reddit, offering a closer look at the new MacBook Air in a Silver finish. Apple redesigned the MacBook Air with a slightly larger 13.6-inch […]

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Apple Executives Discuss MacBook Air Redesign and Reflect on 12-Inch MacBook

Apple’s industrial design chief Evans Hankey and VP of hardware engineering Kate Bergeron recently spoke about the redesigned MacBook Air, the former 12-inch MacBook, and more in an interview with British GQ, spotted by 9to5Mac. Hankey has fully led Apple’s hardware design since Apple’s former design chief Jony Ive departed the company in 2019. Ive […]

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Apple Mini-LED External Display Rumored to Offer ProMotion, But Launch Delayed to Early 2023

Apple’s rumored external monitor with a 27-inch mini-LED display will feature ProMotion technology, but may not launch until early 2023, according to Display Supply Chain Consultants (DCSS) analyst Ross Young. During the latest episode of The MacRumors Show, Young said that after missing an initial release date scheduled for June this year, Apple has again […]

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First M2 MacBook Air Orders Begin Shipping Out to Customers Ahead of July 15 Launch

The M2 MacBook Air is set to launch on Friday, July 15, and the first orders placed last week have now started shipping out to customers ahead of the machine’s debut date. Apple is already sending out shipment notifications to some customers who are expecting a July 15 delivery. Many customers who purchased a ‌MacBook […]

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First Benchmark Result Surfaces for MacBook Air With M2 Chip

An early benchmark result for the new MacBook Air has surfaced, providing a closer look at the M2 chip’s performance in the notebook. In a Geekbench 5 result spotted by “Mr. Macintosh” on Twitter, the MacBook Air with the M2 chip and 16GB of unified memory achieved a single-core score of 1,899 and a multi-core […]

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How to Buy 2022 MacBook Air

Following Apple’s announcement at WWDC ’20 that it was beginning its transition into bringing its own silicon to the Mac, we had to wait a bit before seeing what devices it would be coming to. Surprisingly, the MacBook Air was one of the first devices to be powered by the (at the time) all-new Apple […]

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M2 MacBook Air Now Facing Shipping Delays, But July 15 Delivery Still Possible for Some Configurations

Apple on Friday opened pre-orders for the new MacBook Air with M2 chip through its website and the Apple Store app, and delivery estimates have already slipped for many configurations and color combinations in the United States. Shipping estimates for many MacBook Air configurations have slipped to July 18 or later, with some custom configurations […]

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Apple Now Accepting Pre-Orders for New MacBook Air With M2 Chip

Apple’s new MacBook Air with the M2 chip is now available to order on Apple’s online store. Deliveries to customers and in-store availability will begin Friday, July 15. Announced in June at WWDC, the new updated and redesigned ‌MacBook Air‌ features the biggest design overhaul to the ‌MacBook Air‌ line since 2010, and is the […]

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