Apple’s new generation of MacBooks became available on Tuesday, November 17, 2020.
The biggest improvement in the new MacBooks is the addition of Apple’s own CPU, the M1, which Apple says is 3.5 times the speed of its predecessor, an Intel CPU.
Be aware that older models are still being sold; to get the latest, be sure to look for the models that have the M1 chip.
Early technical reviews are mostly positive; below is a video review from AppleInsider followed by an introduction to the new MacBook from Apple. You can find detailed written reviews at:
*Educational discounts are available to current and newly accepted college students and their parents, as well as faculty, staff, and homeschool teachers of all grade levels. While Apple doesn’t verify your education pricing qualifications at the time of purchase, it occasionally performs audits. If you can’t verify your enrollment, Apple may charge your credit card for the difference between education and regular pricing on the items you purchased.