Apple’s MacBook Air turns 15 – my highs and lows of owning one for 7 years

Back in 2008 on January 15th (Opens in a new tab)Apple unveiled the MacBook Air, with then-CEO Steve Jobs taking a laptop out of an envelope to showcase just how “thin” the theme of this new Mac could be. I had one between 2013 and 2021 before it finally gave up the ghost.

Around this time, laptops were a passing craze, sporting 8-inch screens with cheap Intel processors for $299 / £349, and a lot of Apple wanted to follow through, even before the iPad was possible.

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