Apple fans burned by hot Airs

Apple has released a software patch for the MacBook Air, hoping to fix overheating issues that have plagued the super-thin laptop since launch.

The update “fine tunes the speed and operation of the internal fan”, Apple said, but some users have found the fix useless.

It follows user reports that the under-performing fan caused the MacBook Air to overheat and eventually lockup, leaving the machine intermittently unresponsive. Countries with warmer climates, such as Australia, appear to compound the problem. Continue reading the article “Apple fans burned by hot Airs” (SMH)

BERNO: I’m honestly surprised that the heat dispersion issue for MacBook Air was not properly addressed before mass manufacturing. I wonder if the Straits Times came across reports similiar issues in Singapore.

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