The Apple Store offers the factory-refurbished, 3-lb. Apple MacBook Air Intel Ivy Bridge Core i5 1.8GHz 13.3" Laptop
, model no. MD232LL/A, for $1,019
with free shipping
. That's $140 under our April mention of a refurb and it's $480 under the lowest total price we could find for a new unit. (For further comparison, we saw a new unit for $281 more in May.) It features an Intel Core i5-3427U 1.8GHz Ivy Bridge dual-core processor, 13.3" 1440x900 LED-backlit LCD, 4GB RAM, 256GB SSD, AirPort Extreme (802.11n wireless), Bluetooth 4.0, Facetime camera, Thunderbolt and USB 3.0, and Mac OS X. A 1-year Apple warranty applies, the same as new units.