I would like to see that!
With the next iPad model at least a year away and the next iPhone a few months off, the Apple rumor mill is pondering a new Apple product line: the MacBook Air. On Monday, Digitimes reports that Apple is considering selling a MacBook Air for $799, which would be $200 cheaper than the least expensive model available now.
Predictably, many are running with this. An Apple computer starting at $799 would be a big deal — the cheapest traditional laptop the company has ever made. The Digitimes report had few details, but the theme that’s emerging in the flash analysis around the idea of a $799 Air is that Apple wouldn’t do it by choice, but would be “forced to” out of some sort of response to the threat of Intel-based ultrabook notebooks — which, mind you, are direct rip-offs of the Air.
It’s not impossible Apple would make…
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