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Apple Chomps $500 Off MacBook Air

Last week I wrote about how Apple's new iPhone 3G retails for $100 less than its predecessors. The reason -- price drops in its component parts. It seems that the company is doing the same thing with the MacBook Air. Released in January, the Air is ... an ultra light notebook with a height of 0.16-0.76 inches and a weight of three pounds. Equipped with with an 80GB hard drive or the optional 64GB solid state drive (SSD), the laptop was originally priced at $3,058. (Source: apple.com ) The new set price for the 64GB SSD Air is $2,598, while the notebook loaded with the regular hard-drive remains $ ... (view more)

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