It's been widely tipped that a variety of vendors will offer wltrabooks in the latter half of the year with much lower price points, in order to compete with Apple's Macbook Air — at the moment there's mostly price parity. The latest rumour suggests that one of those competitors might be Apple itself. Digitimes doesn't always get it right when it comes to rumours, but its latest suggests that Apple will release a much cheaper Macbook Air model in the third quarter of the year, with a target price point of $US799. Quite whether that will be in the same metallic casing — or whether it might use an older Sandy Bridge part while newer Air use Ivy Bridge — isn't clear. [Digitimes]
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