Rumor: Apple to drop prices on iMac and MacBook lines

by admin May 2, 2009 at 8:58 pm

Apple may be planning to drop prices on two of its most popular Macs in order to help stimulate sales. But don’t go thinking that “cheap Macs” translates to “netbook,” because that’s still not happening. Yet.

Apple is reportedly on a course to offer more affordable Macs during this period of slowed consumer spending. Sources speaking to AppleInsider claim that the company is “tailoring changes” to two of its current offerings that will help drive down prices, but that the company isn’t yet planning to launch a netbook (in the traditional sense of the word, anyway).

Cheaper versions of both the iMac and the MacBook are supposedly in the works, “according to people who’ve proven extremely reliable in predicting Apple’s future business directions.

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