Spring Cleaning? Apple Discontinues Their 12-Inch Macbook

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Last year's MacBook Air, for example, hovered around the same price point as the 12-inch Macbook, which created some confusion when it came to buying a portability-focused Macbook.

The base 2019 MacBook Pro sports an Intel 8th-generation 1.4GHz quad-core Core i5 processor.

While some might lament the death of Apple's lightest computer (personally, I was eyeing the next 12-inch to be my next laptop), to Apple's credit the thought process has become much simpler.

The MacBook Air was revamped with a True Tone display past year that gives it the ability to auto-adapt its colour temperature to make it easier on the eyes.

The new Air also got a Touch ID fingerprint scanner built-in and there was a boost to its overall performance via an updated processor.

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TL;DR: The stunning, latest model MacBook Air is on sale for up to $200 off, with prices starting at $999 and there are still days to go until the start of Prime Day. The lowest-priced variant is at $1,299 or $1,199 for students. It also now features the TouchBar navigation panel, Touch ID, True Tone Retina display and the Apple T2 Security Chip.

A more surprising decision is that the super-thin MacBook has also been taken off of the shelves.

"College students love the Mac - it's thenotebook they rely on from the dorm room to the classroom, and the No.1 choiceamong higher educationstudents", said Tom Boger, Apple's senior director ofMac product marketing.

Apple's new 13-inch MacBook Pro has been given the teardown treatment over at iFixit, with some interesting revelations concerning the battery, keyboard, SSD and more.

Apple's back-to-school promotion is available tohigher education students, their parents, faculty, staff and home-schoolteachers through the Apple Education Store.

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