So soon? Apple is reportedly preparing new MacBooks for release

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A new report has revealed that Apple is preparing a new MacBook, MacBook Pro, and MacBook Air model at this year’s Worldwide Developer’s Conference.

It’s no secret that Apple’s Pro laptop range has stirred controversy even amongst the company’s most devoted professional circles, and now a new report courtesy of MacRumors indicates that Apple has prepared a new MacBook, Pro, and Air range for debut at WWDC.

According to MacRumors, Apple plans to introduce Intel’s new Kaby Lake processors aboard its MacBook Pro with Touch Bar range, while the core MacBook model will apparently also benefit from a new processor from the Kaby Lake family.

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The most surprising report of all is that Apple is reportedly considering refreshing the MacBook Air, which the firm previously discontinued to concentrate its efforts with its new core laptop range.

According to Bloomberg, the Air may yet prove resurgent as the ‘budget’ entry to Apple’s laptop range, as the firm has noted that sales of the laptop remain ‘surprisingly strong’ due to the device’s affordability and stamina.

Rumours suggest that a design change for the Air may not be imminent, and instead it is suggested that Apple may merely update the laptop’s processor rather than introduce any sizeable upgrades as the Pro recently received

There remains little word on whether the Cupertino company plans to debut a new iMac or Mac Mini, as both models have not benefitted from an update in recent years. Apple recently disclosed that it is redeveloping the Mac Pro to serve as a modular computer designed for the professional market.

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What are your thoughts? Would you have any interest in buying a new wave of Apple laptops? Be sure to let us know your opinion in the comments below!

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