Get a refurbished MacBook Pro and Microsoft Office for under $500 – Boing Boing

Get a refurbished MacBook Pro and Microsoft Office for under $500 – Boing Boing

Get a refurbished MacBook Pro and Microsoft Office for under $500 – Boing Boing 1200 800 charlie

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When shopping for technology, we tend to gravitate toward the newest, shiniest devices that just hit the shelves. Although novel specs and features can spur excitement, new products can also be buggy and disappointing while still boasting astronomical price tags.
So if you want to get your hands on new tech on a budget, as part of our Apple Day celebration, we’re dropping prices on several refurbished Apple devices and even throwing in some extras to bring you the most bang for your back. For instance, you can give tech new life with this refurbished MacBook Pro for $449.99, and it even comes with a lifetime license to Microsoft Office!
First, let’s focus on the MacBook Pro. With a beautiful Retina display (2,560×1,600 resolution), this 13-3-incher is ideal for work and entertainment on the go. Watching movies, editing photos, and browsing the web has never been easier, and multitasking is a dream thanks to the laptop’s Intel Core i5 processor and 8GB of RAM. 
This model also sports Thunderbolt 2, a well-regarded peripheral and display output capable of 10Gbps data transfer rates. While this 2015 model MacBook Pro won’t be a performance powerhouse, it could be an ideal secondary machine or a starter laptop for a teen.
The question of whether you need to use Microsoft Office at some point is all but guaranteed: Indeed, you will. It could be for school, work, or fun, but the Office suite will almost certainly find its way into your workload. Thankfully, this bundle also comes with lifetime license keys for Microsoft Office Home & Business 2021 (a $341 value). Rated 4.1 out of 5 on Amazon, this suite lets you create resumes, cover letters, and more in Word, stunning PowerPoint slideshows, and detailed Excel spreadsheets. You’ll even get access to OneNote, a convenient note-taking program ideal for collaboration. 
Apple Day is on October 21, so we’re celebrating with price drops on refurbished Apple products from the 16th through the 21st. Make sure to get these hot deals while they last! The refurbished MacBook Pro and Microsoft Office Bundle is currently on sale for just $441, an incredible discount of nearly 75%.
Prices subject to change.
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