This deal has ended.
Likely through 1/23, Abt Electronics has a powerful model of the 15.4" Apple MacBook Pro Notebook on sale for $1698 after a $50 price drop. This features a 2.53 Intel Core 2 Duo, 4GB of memory, 250GB hard drive, 512MB video card, DVD / CD burner, built-in iSight camera, Bluetooth, wireless networking OS X Leopard, and more. Shipping is free with no sales tax (except IL, IN, WI, MI). Compare it to the same model at the Apple Store (click on the MacBook Pro page) who will add upwards of $100 of sales tax on top of the cost.