new MacBooks will probably look the same on the outside.
Apple fans craving more powerful MacBooks may get their wish
next month at Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference.
The company is
allegedly planning to unveil a new lineup of MacBooks,
according to a report that claims the new machines will pack
Intel’s new Kaby Lake processor to bring more speed than
Three new laptops will debut at WWDC 2017,
claims Bloomberg, citing “people familiar with the matter.”
Both the MacBook Pro and 12-inch MacBook will be updated with
new Intel chips.
also supposedly considering updating the 13-inch MacBook Air
with a new processor, too, which would be quite a surprise as
most observers assumed the machine was on its last legs now
that the MacBook and MacBook Pro are thinner. Sales of the old
MacBook Air remain “surprisingly strong” due to its cheap price
tag, claims one of the report’s sources.
WWDC keynotes are usually heavy on new
software and light on hardware. Apple does have a history of
unveiling new laptops and developer machines during the event
though and most of the current MacBook lineup could use some
of the changes on the new MacBooks will be internal. Bloomberg
also claims Apple has been building a new low-power mode chip
in-house. It’s unclear if it will be ready in time for the new
also expected to announce the next version of macOS at the
event alongside new builds of iOS, watchOS and tvOS which will
likely be available to the public in the fall.