New Devices



MacBook Air

ARM-based instead of Intel-based. Retina might be nice.

Otherwise mine works just fine aside from the battery life being arse. The new low-profile keys have me really worried, and they seem to be doubling down on them.



  • 24”
  • IPS
  • 100% DCI-P3
  • Adaptive Sync/HDMI 2.1 (certification Q3/Q4 2018)
  • Dynamic
  • <15ms latency
  • 1440p144
  • 1,000–10,000 nits (4,000 is Dolby Vision maximum and used for some games2)
  • Good viewing angles


  • HDR
  • HDMI 2.1 (VRR, eARC, QMS) (certification Q3/Q4 2018)
  • Chromecast


  • DDR5
  • PCIe 4/5

Router, switch, and access points


  1. MU-MIMO in *ac only covers download (downlink); *ax covers upload (uplink), too. ↩︎ ↩︎2 ↩︎3 ↩︎4 ↩︎5

  2. Check out the Dolby Vision whitepaper (PDF).

    With the maximum Dolby Vision brightness of 4,000 nits using today’s monitor capabilities (ie DV HDR reference monitor, ed.) and up to 10,000 nits in the future, a content creator has the range to represent a sky that is truly bright and saturated, making it seem more natural.

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