With Apple's competitors turning up the heat on the ultrabook front, the company went to work on a new Air model, implementing a new range of upgrades that make it the valedictorian of its class once again. Pushing top-of-the-line performance is the coveted Ivy Bridge processor and faster flash memory, along with two USB 3.0 ports and its longer lasting battery. Need we touch on its industry-defining ergonomics? Didn't think so. At $100 cheaper than the standard starting price of its predecessor, Apple continues to think different.