Apple deals: Lowest prices ever on iMac, MacBook and more

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Don't let OS X windows take over your whole screen.
Wouldn't a new iMac look great on your desk?
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While the anticipated MacBook Pro revamp is grabbing all the headlines, we’ve got an iMac deal that should be getting your attention.

Get the details on this hot buy, plus the lowest prices we’ve ever seen on a premium MacBook and a handy iPad accessory, in this week’s roundup of the best Apple deals.

HP is convinced its new laptop will be a MacBook-beater

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The 12-inch MacBook is Apple's chopped-down take on a laptop.
HP is desperate to out-Apple Apple.
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Stop me if you’ve heard this one before, but a rival tech company is invoking Apple’s name when it comes to claiming its latest products are going to be the greatest yet created.

This time it’s HP, which is set to unveil a new notebook this week that many predict will be even slimmer than Apple’s ultra-thin MacBook.

“For years, Apple has been seen as the innovator and the driver of innovation,” said Ron Coughlin, president of HP’s personal systems group. “HP is really taking over that mantle.”

Ultra-thin Macbook Pros and the big vs. little iPad Pro on The CultCast

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They might share the same name, but they're not the same iPad.
They might share the same name, but they're not the same iPad.
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This week on The CultCast: Apple’s new iPhone SE is an insane value; the significant differences between the big and small iPad Pros; new rumors point to major MacBook Pro redesigns in June; future keynotes need more yak; and the cool features in the new tvOS 9.2 update.

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New Macs? One more thing? Catch our March 21 event predictions on The CultCast

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Will Apple's March 21st event include the rare and revered "One more thing"?
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This week on The CultCast: Will we see new Macs? Perhaps the elusive “One more thing”? Don’t miss our March 21 Apple event predictions and expectations. Plus: How Instagram is about to be ruined; reports of an Apple Car price and ship date surface; why pirates are excited for the AyeCar; and some new iPhone 7 leaks echo familiar rumors.

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