The latest news, tips, reviews, and rumors for Apple’s MacBook Air laptops.

Sanho Corporation Reveals HyperDrive DUO USB-C Hub for MacBooks

· Andrew Orr · Cool Stuff Found

Sanho Corporation has announced a HyperDrive DUO 2-in-1 USB-C Hub for MacBook Pro and MacBook Air. New features include a 4K 60Hz HDMI port and a magnetic grip to secure it better on the MacBook’s aluminum. Other ports include two USB-C ports that provide Power Delivery and data transfer (40Gbps/100W + 5Gbps/60W). There is also two USB-A 5Gbps ports, a microSD port, and an SD UHS-I card port. Available in space gray and silver to match your MacBook. The package includes a USB-C extension cable so you can use the hub with your iPad Pro or other USB-C devices. US$99.99

Sanho Corporation Reveals HyperDrive DUO USB-C Hub for MacBooks

The Great Internet Blocking Conspiracy – Mac Geek Gab 807

· John F. Braun & Dave Hamilton · Mac Geek Gab Podcast

Smiley with a tinfoil hat - Mac Geek Gab 807

Options for Apple TV Volume, Silencing CarPlay upon connect, LTE internet options, and managing the shared family calendar only scratch the surface of this episode’s content: the mailbag overflows with your tips and questions, and John and Dave do their level best to share, answer, entertain and inform! Press play to learn about all this and more; and learn five new things in the process!

New MacBook Air, Mac mini Updates – TMO Daily Observations 2020-03-19

· Dave Hamilton & Charlotte Henry · The Mac Observer's Daily Observations Podcast

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Apple’s updates to the processors (and more) in the MacBook Air and pricing and RAM for the Mac mini leave Charlotte Henry and guest host, Dave Hamilton, with a ton to talk through, and a ton for you to hear. Listen and enjoy!

Forget Foldable iPhones. How About Foldable MacBooks?

· John Martellaro · Link

Dennis Sellers at AppleWorld.Today offers an intriguimg proposition.

We hear rumors about upcoming iPhones with foldable screen. But what about Macs with bendable displays. Imagine a MacBook Pro with a screen that measured 13-inches when you’re, for example, on an airplane. Get to your hotel room, however, and you can unfold it to 17 inches or bigger.

Author Sellers makes a good case.

Two USB-C Ports on a MacBook Air is Absolutely Ridiculous

· John Martellaro · Editorial

2018 MacBook Air.

Apple puts four USB-C Ports on a MacBook Pro to make us believe that it’s a “pro” machine. The trouble is, we all do the same things with ports on a MacBook Air which only has two ports. This crippling is all very callous and manipulative by Apple.

Evidence Mounts: Apple's Butterfly Keyboard is on the Way Out

· John Martellaro · Link

2018 Touch Bar MacBook Pro keyboard membrane

Evidence is mounting that the ill-fated Butterfly mechanism keyboard that Apple has been using in its notebook computers ever since the MacBook debuted in 2015 will eventually become history. AppleInsider has the goods:

Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo suspects that the [rumored] 16-inch MacBook Pro will be the first Apple laptop to shift [back] to a scissor mechanism …

Furthermore, Kuo is predicting that the entire MacBook Air and MacBook Pro lines will migrate in 2020 to the technology.

Some think this is evidence of the subtle hand of Apple’s COO Jeff Williams.