Apple MacBook Air – Thin Notebook by Gregory Johnson | Jan 23, 2008 | Technology | 0 comments The MacBook Air is the latest notebook from Apple. It was announced on January 15 at the 2008 MacWorld Conference & Expo. [ official site | video ] The Intel Core 2 Duo processor used in the notebook was specially designed by Intel to be smaller than the standard Core 2 Duo processor. It is the width of a dime, as thick as a nickel, and has 400,000,000 (400 million) transistors. More about the design, features, wireless capabilities, included software, and technical specifications can be found on the Apple website.