The Odd Mac Out? Non-Retina MacBook Pro could be set for retirement
5th Mar 2014 | 18:49
Could it mean cheaper Macs with Retina displays?
Apple may soon cease production of the 13-inch MacBook Pro (without the one without Retina display).
The basic MacBook Pro model, which is the cheapest of the range, hasn't had an upgrade since the summer of 2012 so it wouldn't be at all surprising if the Apple allowed it to ride off into the night.
Death to the classics
In recent times, the model has become the odd-man out in the MacBook equation, akin to the iPod classic of computing.
If Apple were to bump off the device, fans may hope the price of those Retina Macs would come down to compensate, but that remains to be soon.
It is thought that new Retina devices featuring Intel's next-gen Broadwell processors will arrive this summer, potentially alongside a 12-inch version.