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Is your old Apple MacBook about to become obsolete?

Every now and then Apple shifts products into vintage or obsolete classifications, meaning they’ll no longer service or repair them if they succumb to the infirmary.

According to a MacRumors report on Tuesday, four more Mac products are about to be consigned to the knackers yard.

Judging by an internal memo obtained by the site, those Macs include the MacBook Pro (15-inch, Early 2011), MacBook Pro (17-inch, Early 2011), Mac mini (Early 2009) and MacBook (13-inch, Mid 2009).

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The new status will apply in the United States, Canada, Japan, Europe, Latin America, and the Asia-Pacific region.

Apple classes products that have been out of production for between five and seven years as vintage, while those discontinued seven years ago are considered obsolete.

According to the report the four new additions to the list will be made on December 31 2016, so if your old Mac is in need of some attention, we’d advise you get it sorted before the end of the year.

If not, well it might be time to enter the world of the 2016 MacBook ranges, which include the new Pro range and an improved version of the 12-inch Retina MacBook.

Are you reticent to wave goodbye to your old MacBook? Do the new models represent good value? Share your thoughts in the comments section below.

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