Apple rumored to be releasing slim, 12-inch MacBook with no fan

Rumors from the Far East on Friday claim Apple will soon refresh its MacBook Air lineup and may introduce a new slimmed-down 12-inch fan-less laptop that sports a new trackpad design which does away with the current mechanical click button assembly. In a post to Chinese forum WeiPhone, a member of who has in the past revealed legitimate photos and information regarding unreleased Apple hardware said the company is planning a MacBook refresh sometime soon. 

A new¬†forum post¬†on¬†has revealed a number of details about Apple’s upcoming plans for its MacBook notebooks as well as some details about its¬†iWatch¬†initiative. The author of the post has¬†posted¬†legitimate leaks and photos of un-released MacBook hardware in the past, lending credibility to this new information.¬†The poster writes about the upcoming MacBook Pro line as well as a new 12″ notebook that has previously been predicted, suggesting the future MacBook could be released without a fan assembly and with a redesigned trackpad.

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