5 MacBooks hit Apple’s dreaded ‘vintage and obsolete’ list

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The new MacBook Air has more graphics power than it appears at first. Photo: Apple
Remember the 11-inch MacBook Air? That was a long time ago.
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MacBook Air and MacBook Pro models that launched in 2013 and 2014 moved onto Apple’s list of “vintage and obsolete products” at the beginning of May.

Despite what the name implies, this doesn’t mean these devices just became useless. It might be harder to get them serviced, though.

Bendable MacBook could kill traditional hinges

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A bendable MacBook stared in an Apple patent filing.
Instead of standard hinges, consider a bendable MacBook.
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A proposed MacBook design change is radical while at the same time preserving the traditional clamshell design. Apple received a patent today for a notebook computer without standard hinges. Instead, it’s flexible enough to bend in the middle.

Want a new MacBook Pro? Sell your old model for fast upgrade cash

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It's easier than you think.
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Apple has finally brought its brilliant new Magic Keyboard to the 13-inch MacBook Pro — alongside faster Intel processors and big storage upgrades. Bag yours for less today by selling your old MacBook to Cult of Mac.

We pay great prices for used Apple computers (and other Apple devices) — and we make the whole process quick and simple. We also cough up real cash that can spend it anywhere you like.

Save $49 on 2020 MacBook Air, $200 on 16-inch MacBook Pro

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Claim yours before the discounts disappear.
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What better way to upgrade your home office than with a brand-new Mac? Amazon is currently offering big discounts on the latest models, like $49 off the 2020 MacBook Air and $200 off the 16-inch MacBook Pro.

You can also pick up the 13-inch MacBook Pro, Mac mini, and more at reduced rates. Order yours today before the prices return to normal.

Save $100 on 2020 MacBook Air, $170 on Mac mini [Deals & Steals]

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And save $50 on the 10.2-inch iPad.
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B&H Photo just dropped the biggest discount we’ve seen so far on Apple’s new 2020 MacBook Air. You can save $100 on yours for a limited time only.

That’s just one of the awesome offers in today’s Deals & Steals roundup. Other highlights include:

Find all these discounts and more in today’s Deals & Steals roundup.