What Recession? Apple Announces New, Pricier Laptops (AAPL)

Update: Jon Gruber had it right — if you’re looking for innovations in Apple’s refreshed laptop line, you’re going to have look under the hood, where there are new chipsets, etc. And if you’re looking for a new, cheap machine, it doesn’t matter where you look — it’s not happening.

Jobs cut the price for the lowest-end MacBook laptop a whopping $99, to $999. Many of the other machines are getting price *increases*. Pricing details available here. And a transcript of our live coverage, along with commentary from our readers (thanks!) below.

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See Also: 
Preview Of Expected Announcements
John Gruber Ridicules Prediction of $800 Laptop

 

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