Track down the world’s cheapest Apple products with this super simple site

Ever wondered if different countries get better deals on Apple products? Or regretted not buying that new iPhone abroad? Well, thanks to the Mac Index, you can know for sure.

This site – created by Wafiq Rodzuan, a Malaysian software developer – has a simple concept: it shows you the prices of different Apple products across the world.

It works like this. You select an Apple device, then the Mac Index pulls the cost of that item from Apple’s various websites. It converts each of these into a currency of your choosing. Then, it displays a list of countries, ordered from the cheapest market, to the most expensive.

For example, if we look at the new entry-level MacBook Air (which we reviewed here if you’re interested), it shows this table: