Apple kills the non-Touch Bar MacBook Pro, discounts the Air

Apple isn’t waiting until the fall and macOS Catalina to trot out Mac updates. The company has updated the MacBook Air and the entry 13-inch MacBook Pro with newer hardware and, in one case, a price cut. The Air now starts at an easier-to-swallow $1,099 (conveniently $999 for students) and introduces a True Tone display to the lineup. You won’t find a newer processor or other spec updates, unfortunately, but there’s now a clearer reason to buy the Air versus a 13-inch MacBook Pro. Oh, and there’s no longer a 12-inch MacBook to buy, so your choice for an ‘entry’ Mac laptop just became that much clearer…

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