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After years of neglect, Apple has finally updated the widely-beloved MacBook Air. The original Air arguably revolutionized the thin-and-light laptop category—does this new lightweight have what it takes to keep up with ultraportables of 2018? Or is it just [https://www.wsj.com/video/series/joanna-stern-personal-technology/new-macbook-air-reviewed-in-a-hot-air-balloon/06013257-7E58-43B6-BF65-0C2834306D25|new_window=true|full of hot air]? Let’s open it up and find out. [ … ] us on [https://www.facebook.com/iFixit|Facebook], on [https://www.facebook.com/iFixit|new_window=true|Facebook], [http://instagram.com/ifixit|Instagram], and [https://twitter.com/ifixit|Twitter] to keep up with all the latest teardowns. Subscribe to our [http://createsend.ifixit.com/h/r/0CB34AA2381CF97A|newsletter] to have teardowns delivered right to your inbox.
After years of neglect, Apple has finally updated the widely-beloved MacBook Air. The original Air arguably revolutionized the thin-and-light laptop category—does this new lightweight have what it takes to keep up with ultraportables of 2018? Or is it just [https://www.wsj.com/video/series/joanna-stern-personal-technology/new-macbook-air-reviewed-in-a-hot-air-balloon/06013257-7E58-43B6-BF65-0C2834306D25|new_window=true|full of hot air]? Let’s open it up and find out. [ … ] us on [https://www.facebook.com/iFixit|Facebook], on [https://www.facebook.com/iFixit|new_window=true|Facebook], [http://instagram.com/ifixit|Instagram], and [https://twitter.com/ifixit|Twitter] to keep up with all the latest teardowns. Subscribe to our [http://createsend.ifixit.com/h/r/0CB34AA2381CF97A|newsletter] to have teardowns delivered right to your inbox.