Apple’s latest MacBook Airs, unveiled at WWDC in June, have received rave reviews for their performance and — most notably — their battery life. However, the latest generation of Apple’s sleek portable is reported to be suffering from some pretty annoying Wi-Fi issues relating to its new 802.11ac Wi-Fi chip. However, it appears that Apple is working quickly to squash the bug.

As AppleInsider notes, some owners of the latest MacBook Air models who are in Apple’s AppleSeed program have received emails from the company inviting them to beta test a prerelease version of the “MacBook Air WiFi Update 1.0.” Apple doesn’t state what issues the update addresses, instead the company only asks for feedback on the machines Wi-Fi capabilities after the update is installed.

There are no clues pointing to when the general public may get access to the software update, but Apple’s 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display also suffered from Wi-Fi issues after it first shipped in October. By December Apple had issued a software fix to address the problem.

802.11ac Wi-Fi fix coming for latest MacBook Airs originally appeared on TUAW – The Unofficial Apple Weblog on Mon, 01 Jul 2013 09:00:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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