Apple's 2022 MacBook Air might not be an Air at all

MacBook Air render
(Image credit: Jon Prosser)

With the MacBook Pro receiving some long-overdue design love last month, the MacBook Air is certainly starting look a little long in the tooth. But rumours suggest the Pro's svelte sibling could soon be in for a refresh of its own – and as well as a new look, it could be getting a brand new name.

We've already heard that Apple is planning to do away with the classic tapered profile in favour of a thinner, flat profile. And new reports suggest the title of the device is in for a trim too – the MacBook Air could soon simply be the MacBook. (Check out the best early Apple Black Friday deals if you don't fancy waiting.)

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Daniel John
Senior News Editor

Daniel John is Senior News Editor at Creative Bloq. He reports on the worlds of art, design, branding and lifestyle tech (which often translates to tech made by Apple). He joined in 2020 after working in copywriting and digital marketing with brands including ITV, NBC, Channel 4 and more.