macbook air 13

  1. D

    Is it worth the upgrade to the 2020 1799$ Macbook Pro from a 2015 13 MacBook Air?

    I have the MacBook Air since 2015, with 8 gb of Ram and 256 ssd. Lately I've been experiencing sudden battery drops as well as extreme overheating. Plus, I'm starting my data science masters and since I've been saving I was considering buying the 16 gb of ram, 512 ssd MacBook Pro, as I see it...
  2. Roykatz

    Buying 2019 MacBook Air but Have concerns over the keyboard

    Hello everyone, I want to get a 2019 MacBook Air for my next year in college but I have concerns about the keyboard. I know that it’s supposed to be more reliable than previous models but I’m still worried about it because of the high cost of the product. what do you think? Should I be worried...
  3. Rashed99

    Is 128GB enough for windows 10 bootcamp on MBA?

    Hi! I want to buy the new MacBook Air 2019, but can't decide on storage. Will 128 GB be enough if I use bootcamp for Windows 10 (mainly for using MS office stuff)? Also, can I use bootcamp on an external SSD?
  4. S

    Did Apple Peak with the 2017 MacBook Air i7

    I have been using Apples and Mac's since the Apple II, but until very recently I had an i7, fully loaded 2015 MacBook air that "for me" was perfect - Battery, Speed, Keyboard, Ports. Sadly it was stolen last October and I replaced it with a 2017 MacBook Pro (fully loaded). It lived at the Apple...
  5. mrjack99

    iCloud Drive content appearing differently on MacBook Air and iPhone

    I have contents on iCloud that were generated from years ago by different devices that are now aggregated on iCloud Drive. I upgraded my Macbook Air (mid 2012) to High Sierra OS 10.13.4 and my iPhone 7 plus to iOS 12.1.4, both supporting iCloud Drive. I logged into my iCloud Drive online and...
  6. S

    will long time "light gaming" ruin my battery?

    so every now and then I play some light\medium gaming (sims 4), and while I play I plug my MBA the whole time (about 3-4 hrs top) and ofc the small fan is going crazy. when I'm done playing I can see the battery is on 100% so I was wondering if plugins it for so long on full battery would ruin...
  7. N

    2018 MacBook Air v. 2018 MacBook Pro 15: An Academic's Perspective

    I've been lurking around the forums for a while now, and finally bit the bullet and bought a 2018 MacBook Air (MBA) even though I already own a 15 in 2018 MacBook Pro (MBP; i7, 16 gb, 256 gb SSD). Most reviews put the MBA to the test by trying to edit 4k video, or by using Photoshop. The MBA...
  8. Denarlexar

    Can I upgrade MacBook Air with a newer motherboard?

    I have a 2013 Macbook Air 13" (i5, 4GB). The MacBook Air's design seems to have stayed pretty much the same from 2012-2017, so I was wondering if there was anything preventing me from purchasing a fully-specced 2017 motherboard off of eBay with all the components on it and replacing the current...
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    2018 MACBOOK AIR $200 DOLLARS OFF AT MICRO CENTER

    Come in to Micro Center to get the new Late 2018 MacBook Air for $200 off for a limited time! 128GB model (MREA2LL/A, MRE82LL/A, MREE2LL/A) for $999.99 or 256GB model (MRE92LL/A, MREF2LL/A) for 1299.99...
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    light gaming on Macbook Air 2018

    hey hey, how do you guys think will the new MBA perform in terms of light gaming. I ordered the 16gb / 512gb version for university and as I don‘t have any other computer etc. for gaming I want to do some gaming on it. I don‘t want to play the newest games but what about older titles like lets...
  11. Mattsasa

    It appears the new Macbook Air has an unreleased intel processor

    Looking at the tech specs it has an Intel UHD Graphics 617 GPU. Which has not been revealed yet. But looks like there was a leak a few months ago: https://www.researchsnipers.com/new-intel-core-i7-8510y-with-uhd-graphics-617-tested-for-sooner-launch/ Anyone know anything about this. I...
  12. A

    My Macbook air won't turn on after crashing many times

    Hello, I was wondering if I could get some help with my MacBook Air 13”. It crashed on Friday and I called Apple support to help me try to reboot it. This worked and I updated the computer and it seemed to be working fine for a few days. However yesterday it again crashed and this time would...
  13. D

    Cleaning(speeding up) my MBA

    Hi, I am a complete novice and was wondering what is the best way to sort of do a complete clean up of all the files, apps, etc. I am not using. After that my plan is to do a complete backup and restore my MBAs industry settings. Whats the best way to do it? Thanks.
  14. D

    Left Speaker distortion

    Hello all, I just bought my new macbook air 2017 and I noticed distortion in the left speaker then I updated the software to v10.13.6 but it still exists. How can I solve that issue ? , is it software or hardware issue ? Thanks
  15. Abhijaat_Sinha

    Macbook Air hanging for few seconds frequently

    For past few days, I am facing this issue. The screen tends to hang up for 5-7 seconds within a frequent interval of time. Then after restarting it, the issue settles down. But again it will start after view hours of use. Really don't know what is the issue. Please give a proper solution for it.
  16. Fun.gus

    $520 MacBook 2015 1.1 worth the buy?

    Hi all, So I have gotten the opportunity to buy a second hand MacBook 12" 2015 1.1 256 gb for 520 dollars. It will be for my girlfriend who is currently using the MacBook Air 2015 1.6 4gb 128gb. She uses the air everyday and is happy with its performance. I would please like some advice as to...
  17. L

    Help from the community plz

    Hi all My trusty MacBook Air 2011 has finally given up and died. I am all ready to part ways and put it on eBay, but I wanted to check in with the community. So the story goes I was backing up to Time Machine and the whole thing just turned off and started bleeping. whenever I tried to turn...
  18. Krechie

    Intermittent lines on Screen

    Hi all, I have a 2013 Macbook Air that I recently took on a trip. I shoved it in a little and now, half the time when I open it up, I have lines in the middle of the screen. It can sometimes take 5 mins. or longer for the lines to disappear; I have to move the screen up and down, close and open...
  19. madrich

    High Sierra and Time Machine question

    i currently have El Capitan on my MBA early 2015 with 8g ram and 250g memory. My TM is old HD with 500g storage. Everything works great and I have backups of my OSX and data on my TM. If I update to High Sierra I understand that my file system will be converted to APFS. I read that I do not...
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    Macbook air (mid2013) ssd upgrade options

    Hey guys, I need some help. I would like to upgrade the ssd in my mid 2013 13" macbook air to a larger one. I am aware that I can buy an OWC aura but I would like to buy a used ssd to save some money. As there aren't many used owc auras out there (I live in Germany) I'm planning to buy a used...