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The Apple MacBook Air. Flickr/Tim Trueman

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Apple announced an updated version of its MacBook Air laptop on Monday, the first update to the popular-yet-aging device in more than 800 days.

However, the upgrade appears to be extremely minor: The company only says that the MacBook Air will now start with a 1.8 GHz processor. Previously, the Air started with a 1.6 GHz processor. So it should be a little bit faster.

Apple did not say the processor boost would include a jump to Intel’s latest “Kaby Lake” generation of processors, however, as it did with the MacBook Pro and 12-inch MacBook on Monday.

Instead, the MacBook Air will still use Intel’s years-old “Haswell” chips, which are well behind Kaby Lake in terms of overall performance and battery efficiency.

Beyond that, Apple did not mention any changes to…