Apple Refurb had 13-Inch MacBooks Air for just $929 a little while back.
So I bought a Mac.
For the first time.
I’ve used Macs before but not on purpose.
Now here’s the key:
“Originally released June 2013”
Intel Haswell, baby – that’s the ticket to loooong battery life. The older MBAs look the same, but they have different guts
Pluses include battery life (and the 1000 lifetime recharge cycle), the small form factor and the lighted keyboard.
Minuses include the Mac OS and the Mac keyboard layout, and the very short battery life if you have the processor working hard. (Surfing the web, it has a much better battery life than competitors, but actual processing uses up its tiny batteries turbo fast. I guess you should have it plugged in when doing heavy lifting. That’s fair enough.)
Anyway, this was the deal, when it was around. I like it: