B&H Photo-Video offers the 4.5-lb. Apple MacBook Pro Intel Core i5 2.3GHz 13.3″ LED-Backlit Widescreen Notebook, model no. MC700LL/A, bundled with your choice of Red Giant B&H Video Production, FileMaker Bento 4 Database, or Parallels Desktop 7 for $999.99 with free shipping. (Click on the “Click Here To Select your Choice of FREE Software” link to add your software choice. That’s tied with our April mention (which didn’t include shipping) as the lowest price we’ve seen for this laptop without rebate hassles. (It’s also a current price low by $50, outside of the price below.) Features include an Intel Core i5-2415 2.3GHz “Sandy Bridge” dual-core processor, 13.3″ 1280×800 LED-backlit widescreen LCD, 4GB RAM, 320GB 5400 rpm hard drive, dual layer DVD burner, 802.11n wireless, Gigabit Ethernet, Bluetooth 2.1 connectivity, Thunderbolt connectivity, media card reader, and Mac OS X 10.7 Lion.

A close price: Mac Connection charges the same, without the free software bundle.

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