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Topic: MacBook Air

Deals: limited time offers knock 3 MacBooks down to $999 or less

04/10/2014, 05:04 pm

A series of promotions this week have temporarily cut the cost of owning a new MacBook to sub-$1000 levels, with over a half dozen MacBook Airs available at an instant $100 discount and no tax in most states, while 13-inch MacBook Pros with CD/DVD iare being sold for $969.99.

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Apple 'likely' to launch low-cost iMac soon, Retina MacBook Air still on track for 2014 debut

04/09/2014, 07:04 pm

Apple is reportedly gearing up to launch a new low-cost iMac as soon as this quarter, while a completely redesigned thinner and lighter 12-inch MacBook Air with Retina display is expected to launch before the end of the year.

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Apple once again rumored to launch MacBook Air with Retina display this year

03/26/2014, 07:03 am

The latest supply chain rumors add to claims that Apple is planning to launch a new MacBook Air with a high-resolution Retina display later this year, bringing the same pixel-packing power already found in the company's MacBook Pro lineup.

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Rumor: Apple prepping 12" MacBook without fan, mechanical trackpad button

03/21/2014, 09:03 pm

Rumors from the Far East on Friday claim Apple will soon refresh its MacBook Air lineup and may introduce a slimmed-down 12-inch fan-less version with a new trackpad design that does away with the current mechanical click button component.

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Deals: Valentine's Day delivers year's lowest prices on MacBook Airs

02/14/2014, 11:02 pm

Several configurations of Apple's popular MacBook Airs are seeing a new round of price cuts in the company's reseller channels this week, with six models now available at more than $100 discount, including a 13-inch model which is now available exclusively to AI readers for less than $999.

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NPD: Chromebook sales outperform MacBooks in commercial sector as iPad loses ground

12/29/2013, 08:12 pm

According to a recent NPD report, Apple hardware took a hit in commercial sales during 2013 while Google's platforms rallied; the largest gainer being Chromebook, which outsold MacBooks five to one.

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Best Buy & B&H cut $100 off Apple's MacBook Airs, $160 off iMacs in final holiday sale

12/17/2013, 02:12 pm

A pair of final Apple holiday sales from the company's retail partners have have knocked $100 off MacBook Airs ($899-$1199) and $160 off iMacs ($1,139-$1,839.99) while also discounting previous generation models by up to $499.

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Lowest Prices Anywhere: 11" MacBook Air for $729; loaded 13" MacBook Pro Retina for $1,650

12/08/2013, 07:12 am

While cyber week sales on Apple products have wound down from the steep discount levels seen this time last week, a new batch Ivy-Bridge MacBook Airs and MacBook Pro Retinas are in the process of being restocked at one of the company's largest resellers and are being offered to AppleInsider readers at the lowest prices anywhere.

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Cyber Monday Discounts: $200 off 13" MacBook Pro Retina, up to $60 off iPads, free gift cards

12/02/2013, 11:12 pm

Among Cyber Monday's most popular Apple deals are $200 off the company's current 13-inch MacBook Pro Retina, $200 off Apple's MacBook Pro with DVD/CD, up to $60 off iPads, a free $40 Amazon gift card with the purchase of a Nest learning thermostat, free $50 gift card from Best Buy, and more.

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How to find the lowest prices on Apple's Macs this Black Friday [u]

11/29/2013, 11:11 pm

With Apple's online store only offering Gift Card incentives on Macs this Black Friday and power-sellers like Best Buy and Amazon running out of the most popular models days ago, the lowest prices on Macs that are actually in stock for shipping continue to come from a handful of the company's independent resellers. Our real-time price guides make it easy to find the Mac you want at the lowest possible price.

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Best Buy's Black Friday sale knocks $150-$200 off some MacBook Pros, iMacs, & MacBook Airs

11/28/2013, 06:11 pm

Big-box electronics retailer Best Buy kicked-off its 2013 Black Friday sale Thursday evening with dozens of doorbusters, including $150-$200 off MacBook Airs, iMacs, and 13-inch MacBook Pros, as well as a 65-inch Samsung HDTV offered for $999.

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Best Buy to take $250 off 13" MacBook, $100 off all MacBook Airs in two-day sale

11/01/2013, 12:11 pm

As part of a two-day sale slated to kick off on Friday, Best Buy is offering special pricing on select MacBooks, including the 13-inch non-Retina MacBook Pro and all MacBook Air models.

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Deals: Brand new 11-inch Apple MacBook Air for $699.99, new iMac cut by $100

10/17/2013, 11:10 pm

A new promotion from AppleInsider sponsor MacMall just popped up offering Apple's 2012 MacBook Air at a rock bottom price of $699 while supplies last. Meanwhile, the entry-level model of the company's new iMac family is already seeing discounts of $100 at three major retailers. [Update: Sold out at $699, now available for

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Apple issues MacBook Air firmware update to test for SSD failures, initiates recall for affected drives

10/17/2013, 07:10 pm

Apple on Thursday released an update for its MacBook Air lineup meant to test the thin-and-light laptop's solid-state drive for a data loss issue and, if no fault is found, install a fresh firmware version.

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Apple issues MacBook Air EFI Firmware Update 2.7

10/10/2013, 04:10 pm

Apple has issued a firmware update that addresses an issue with Boot Camp and Windows installations for newer MacBook Air models.

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Apple predicted to launch 2 big-screen iPhones, Retina displays for iPad mini & MacBook Air

10/08/2013, 10:10 pm

According to DisplaySearch, the coming year will see Apple revamping displays across nearly all of its product line, introducing Retina iPad minis, Retina MacBook Airs, and the long-rumored larger-screened iPhone.

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Deals: Early Black Friday Sale serves up two Apple MacBook Airs under $800

10/06/2013, 12:10 pm

AppleInsider sponsor MacMall is hosting an early Black Friday sale over the next couple of days that -- when reduced with this month's instant discount coupons -- offer two 11-inch MacBook Airs for less than $800.

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Apple fixes battery-related shutdown issue with MacBook Pro and MacBook Air firmware updates

10/01/2013, 04:10 pm

Apple on Tuesday released a trio of SMC updates, one each for the MacBook Pro, MacBook Pro Retina and MacBook Air, that patches a minor issue some users have experienced when draining the battery down to near zero.

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Iowa high school equips students with 1,425 MacBook Airs in $1.4 million initiative

08/22/2013, 10:08 am

Iowa's Ames High School has announced it will provide each student enrolled in 9th through 12th grade with an 11-inch MacBook Air for use during the 2013 school year.

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Best Buy & Amazon holding Back To School sale on MacBook Airs through midnight

08/17/2013, 10:08 am

In addition to its recently-announced iPhone trade-in incentives, Best Buy this weekend is among a handful of resellers offering notable discounts on Apple's MacBook Airs, with prices for 2012 and current 2013 models starting at $799 and $899, respectively.

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