“Consumer Reports” likes Apple’s revved MacBook Airs, praising them overall in its latest Computer Ratings (http://blogs.consumerreports.org/electronics/2010/11/consumer-reports-ratings-laptops-desktops-netbooks.html).

“Consumer Reports” ranks both the 11-inch and 13-inch models as “Very Good” based on: performance (“while running productivity applications, multimedia applications, and 3D games”); ergonomics (“represents the quality of the keyboard and pointing device, and accessibility of features); and versatility (“includes hardware such as memory-card slots and AV connections, software such as security programs and productivity applications, and tech support and warranty provisions).

The 11-inch MacBook Air received a score of 67 out of 100, and the 13-incher scored 73. “CR” did criticize the fact that Apple hardware is more expensive than that of competitors and its warranty is more limited.