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According to DigiTimes, an existing MacBook LCD module supplier, General Interface Solution (GIS), is expected to secure new orders for a 13-inch MacBook screen.

The venerable 13-inch MacBook Air could be replaced with a 13-inch MacBook later this year, reports suggest, as Apple retires the aging but affordable notebook.

MacBook Pro devices of Apple witnessed a huge fix in 2016 since the firm rolled out them along with Touch Bars for enhanced productivity. Since then, Apple has been pushing its newest 12-inch MacBook that offers a Retina display, but a step down in processors.

The rumor comes from DigiTimes, which reports that General Interface Solution (GIS), a company that makes touch panels, is expected to receive more orders from Apple, after becoming the supplier of LCD display modules for the company late previous year.

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As of now, there is no clear idea on form the new MacBook Air would take, but Apple would clearly make efforts to distinguish it from the existing models.

Apple's 11-inch MacBook Air, meanwhile, was discontinued back in 2016, leaving only the 13-inch model as a remaining player in the company's uber-thin MacBook Air line.

See the full report at DigiTimes. What we can say for certain is that Apple is working on new laptop models because that's something the company is always doing; what we don't know is if the 13-inch LCD panels GIS is reportedly making are destined for brand new design.

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