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Following today's announcements WWDC announcements that included the re-branding of the 13-inch MacBook as a MacBook Pro, the release of new 15-inch and 17-inch MacBook Pro models and a MacBook Air update, it's expected that the 2009 Back To School promotion will be subjected to increased interest from education buyers due to lower prices across the Mac portable lineup. Education buyers can get a free iPod touch when purchased along side a new qualifying Mac.
During the 2009 Worldwide Developers Conference keynote on Monday, Apple updated the MacBook Pro with faster processors and lowered prices by up to $700. The entry-level 1.86GHz model now sells for $1499 (down from $1799) and the high-end 2.13GHz model now sells for $1799 (down from $2499).
Apple has announced the 2009 Back-To-School promotion. Qualified students, faculty, and staff can get a free iPod when they purchase a new MacBook, MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, iMac, or Mac Pro. A total savings of $719 can be achieved by combining a qualifying Mac, iPod, printer, and software.
Apple's MacBook portables have taken three top spots in the June 2009 issue of Consumer Reports. Apple Macintosh laptops ranked highest across the 13-inch, 14-to 16-inch and 17- to 18-inch categories as Apple readily beat out PC vendors who sell Windows based systems. Interestingly the systems that Microsoft has featured in their recent television ads came nowhere close to Apple systems in the ratings.
Apple just dropped the prices on Apple-Certified Refurbished MacBook Air. The 1.6/2GB/80GB was $1,149, now available for only $999. The 1.8/2GB/64GB/SSD was $1,699, now available for only $1,299. The 1.8/2GB/80GB is now $1,399.
Our MacBook, MacBook Pro, and MacBook Air guides have been updated to reflect the features of the latest models within the respective lineups. The guides offers an overview of the models as well as detailed information broken down into the several categories and buying advice.
Our MacBook Air guide has just been posted. The guide offers an overview of the MacBook Air as well as detailed information broken down into the following areas: