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MacBook Air vs MacBook vs 13-inch MacBook Pro: Which of Apple’s small laptops is right for you?

What to buy, what to avoid, and what to consider when choosing between them.
MacBook Air 2018
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Michael Simon has been covering Apple since the iPod was the iWalk. His obsession with technology goes back to his first PC—the IBM Thinkpad with the lift-up keyboard for swapping out the drive. He's still waiting for that to come back in style tbh.