The MacBook Air lineup also claims faster Wi-Fi, based on the 802.11ac wireless standard. New models of the AirPort Extreme and AirPort Time Capsule base stations also support 802.11ac.
The new MacBook Air starts at $999 for the 11-inch version; a 13-inch version priced at $1099 is also available. Both models come with either 128GB or 256GB of flash storage.
Apple didn't just limit itself to OS and hardware talk, using Monday's keynote to tout an iCloud-based version of its iWork productivity suite. (Like many of the other products announced on Monday, iWork for iCloud comes out later this year, as will a badly needed update to the long-in-the-tooth desktop version of iWork and its mobile counterpart for iOS.)
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