Topic: MacBook Air
04/30/2014, 10:04 am
Apple's new entry-level 11-inch MacBook Air is the company's most affordable notebook in its history -- an aggressive pricing move that one analyst has predicted will help the Mac further eat away at the largest segment of the existing Windows PC market.
04/29/2014, 11:04 pm
Apple's minor revamp of the MacBook Air lineup has triggered price drops of up to $200 on several of last year's models -- all of which are identical to the models introduced Tuesday with the exception of a 100MHz speed bump on the four standard retail configurations.
04/29/2014, 08:04 am
While Apple's MacBook Air update was issued on Tuesday with little fanfare, the refreshed machines represent something of a milestone for the company, which is now offering a mass-market $899 notebook for the first time ever. AppleInsider offers a brief history of Mac notebook pricing, from the very first Macintosh Portable until today.
04/29/2014, 04:04 am
As expected, Apple on Monday released faster versions of its MacBook Air lineup, with the 11-inch and 13-inch thin-and-lights getting 100MHz speed boosts compared to outgoing models, as well as a price reduction of $100 [updated].
04/24/2014, 08:04 am
Apple's existing designs for the 11- and 13-inch MacBook Air will allegedly see a refresh next week, likely with newer and faster Intel processors, according to a new report.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.