Apple today dropped the prices in its line of MacBook Pro laptops with Retina display while boosting processor speeds.
The 15-inchgets a speed boost, with the lower-end version getting its clock speed bumped up to 2.4GHz from 2.3GHz, and the higher-end version getting bumped up to 2.7GHz quad-core processor from 2.6GHz, as well as double the RAM at 16 gigabytes.
The line of MacBook Pros with Retina displays have always been a higher-end item that fewer consumers could buy. The starting 13-inch MacBook Pro is significantly less at $1,199. With its own iPad sales cutting into Mac revenue, Apple is likely looking to goose interest with a minor price cut and spec upgrade.
Apple also cut the price of its high-end
The prices have yet to take effect on Apple's Web site, but will change later today.
All the latest Apple news, featuring developments on the iPhone, iPad, Macbooks, OS X and much more.
Mar 22Apple reportedly target of shakedown over iCloud accounts
Mar 22Stupid, dangerous and viral: Saying '108' to Siri
Mar 21Microsoft tries to get Tim Cook to switch to Surface Pro 4
Mar 21Apple's iPhone 7 and 7 Plus cases add fetching new color options