Apple introduced the new MacBook Air featuring Intel Haswell processors and Gigabit 802.11ac WiFi. The first MacBook Air reviews are run almost continuously positive, especially the extended battery life was praised.
Apparently, MacBook Air 2013 owners have reported problems with the WiFi, this according to a report made by Gizmodo. According to the portal, a forum exists with Apple support to the problem.
The Apple support forum listed multiple entries with which users complain about WiFi issues. Shortly after the MacBook Air has connected to the WiFi router drops the connection. A user reports that the error shows up once or twice a day and only a restart of the Mac fixes the problem.
WiFi problems with a new Mac have occurred several times in the past. In the past, this could be fixed by a firmware update. We expect that this will be the case also in this time.
People are experience these issues few minutes after the WiFi is connected, soon after, the MacBook stops working and a full reset of the machine is needed order to connect again.
A source from Apple Store in London indicated that they have been receiving several complaints related to the same problem. Hopefully the problem with the Wi-Fi can be fixed with a software update, however Apple has already released the first beta of OS X 10.8.5 on which focuses on the Wi-Fi issues.