Well, it’s hat-eating time, and maybe even a serve of humble pie; earlier this week we reported that we’d all be proud owners of updated MacBooks Airs on which we’d be downloading OS X Lion from the Mac App Store… Sadly, we awoke this morning to no new Apple computers, and no full version of Lion to boot.
Despite the inaccuracy of the last haul of predictions, AllThingsDigital is claiming the new MacBook Airs will launch ‘late next week,’ and will rock Thunderbolt ports, backlit keyboards and 128GB and 256GB hard drives (dropping the 64GB model).
“Several sources indicate that the company plans to uncrate the eagerly anticipated updates to its MacBook Air line late next week: ‘The rumor sites are off by a week,’” said AllThingsD.
In addition to the rejigged Airs, MacRumors is reporting OS X Lion will be released at the same time, if not before. Apple had previously only stated that Lion would be available in “July”.
While there’s a strong possibility of both releases in the coming week, it’s probably a good time to point out that these rumours should be taken with a pinch of salt…