Apple Slashes Mac SSD Prices

Pick up the Air Pods 2 and the wireless charging case for $179

Pick up the Air Pods 2 and the wireless charging case for $179

The lowest-priced MacBook unit has 8GB of RAM, 128GB SSD storage, a 1.6 GHz i5 dual-core processor and an Intel 617 graphics card.

The move leaves customers with a choice of either the Macbook Pro or the Macbook Air, both of which have just been refreshed ready the beginning of a new school year.

"The funeral" 12-inch MacBook upset many users, as it was the lightest and most compact laptop, for which he valued buyers.

This laptop now gets the 8th-generation quad-core processor making it much more powerful and there's the inclusion of the interactive Touch Bar which changes depending what software you are using.

Serena Williams Thanks 'Great Friend' Meghan Markle for Wimbledon Support
Preying on the leaden-footed American, Halep ripped through Williams' defences with a devastating blend of mobility and precision. As for Williams, she surely has to try and reduce the noise and whole circus around her if she is to win another Grand Slam .

So let's take a look at what's new and how the base model performs. The new model managed a single core score of 4,639 and a multi-core score of 16,665. It's a 15W chip based on the Coffee Lake architecture and features a max Turbo Boost of up to 3.9GHz.

Owners of the 2019 model can upgrade the device to an 8th-generation 1.7GHz quad-core Core i7 processor. As far as how powerful that upgrade is, there now only appears to be one Geekbench test of the processor. The 2017 MacBook air is now discontinued in the process. Meanwhile, the new Apple MacBook Pro starts at AU$1,999 or AU$1,849 for university students. The devices are equipped with a 58.2 Wh battery that can power the machine for up to 10 hours on a single charge.

Apple says Mac notebooks have neverbeen more popular in higher education, with data from Student Monitor showing that nearly60per cent of United States college notebook buyers own a Mac.

YOU CAN GET EXTRA MONEY OFF: The updated MacBook Air and MacBook Pro are part of Apple's Back to School promotion which is available to higher education students, their parents, faculty, staff and home-school teachers through the Apple Education Store.

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