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Old May 5, 2013, 04:17 PM   #1
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Back to school 2013

I was wondering when will the Back to school apple special start in 2013. My 2008 macbook pro 15" the ethernet just went out. I'm thinking about replacing it.
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Old May 5, 2013, 04:41 PM   #2
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Usually the back to school promo starts mid june.
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Old May 17, 2013, 04:15 AM   #3
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Really looking forward to the back to school offer. Do they announce this at WWDC or will it be a more quiet new item?
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Old Jun 8, 2013, 10:21 PM   #4
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Really looking forward to the back to school offer. Do they announce this at WWDC or will it be a more quiet new item?
We'll see this Monday.
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Old Jun 9, 2013, 03:43 PM   #5
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Old Jun 9, 2013, 03:46 PM   #6
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sweet - i forgot about that! here's hoping they do that again...especially during the tax free weekends
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Old Jun 9, 2013, 06:28 PM   #7
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Old Jun 11, 2013, 06:42 AM   #8
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Tax free weekend? Where at
i'm in north carolina. check your state
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Old Jun 11, 2013, 11:26 AM   #9
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sweet - i forgot about that! here's hoping they do that again...especially during the tax free weekends
I believe they haven't done that for the last 2 years; expect a $100 App Store gift card, IIRC
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Old Jun 11, 2013, 10:12 PM   #10
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I believe they haven't done that for the last 2 years; expect a $100 App Store gift card, IIRC
yea sucks.. 100 useless dollars
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Old Jun 12, 2013, 01:04 PM   #11
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I heard a rumor that it may be an iPad Mini this year. Who knows if that is true or not. The iTunes gift card is very underwhelming though. I am hoping for something other than that.
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Old Jun 12, 2013, 04:43 PM   #12
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Can it be real if there is an ipad mini as back to school promo?
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Old Jun 12, 2013, 06:21 PM   #13
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Can it be real if there is an ipad mini as back to school promo?
Would not surprise me one bit
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Old Jun 13, 2013, 03:49 AM   #14
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I heard a rumor that it may be an iPad Mini this year. Who knows if that is true or not. The iTunes gift card is very underwhelming though. I am hoping for something other than that.
An iPad mini if I buy a MacBook air? That sounds just crazy, I would even say lavish.

I already have an iPad (and I'm not alone in that) so I'd rather see a gift card actually.
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Old Jun 13, 2013, 09:50 AM   #15
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An iPad mini if I buy a MacBook air? That sounds just crazy, I would even say lavish.

I already have an iPad (and I'm not alone in that) so I'd rather see a gift card actually.
You could probably ebay the iPad for more than $100
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Old Jun 13, 2013, 10:20 PM   #16
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I think iPad Mini's are bit too much to give away completely for free. Maybe they'll be free for purchases over $1500, and $200 off for under $1500?
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Old Jun 14, 2013, 08:07 AM   #17
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Whatever the deal is, I just hope it is announced soon. I am sick of waiting.
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Old Jun 14, 2013, 08:20 AM   #18
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I've started to doubt they will do the back to school promo at all. Apple seem like they don't need to give discounts anymore from their growth in the market
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Old Jun 14, 2013, 09:41 AM   #19
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I've started to doubt they will do the back to school promo at all. Apple seem like they don't need to give discounts anymore from their growth in the market
I find it unlikely that they would completely scrap their biggest sale without any notice. It is just too close the the usual date for them to announce that they will not be doing the promotion. I expect It to start Monday.
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Old Jun 14, 2013, 09:49 AM   #20
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I'm not sure they would announce that there is no announcement. Apple doesn't have to discount. I hope you're right. Roll on Monday!
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Old Jun 14, 2013, 09:51 AM   #21
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I'm not sure they would announce that there is no announcement. Apple doesn't have to discount. I hope you're right. Roll on Monday!
Maybe not an announcement, but at least a leak. There has been no indication that there wouldn't be one this year. You could be right though. We shall just wait and see!
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Old Jun 14, 2013, 09:59 AM   #22
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I am hopeful (not confident, but still hopeful ) that they'll announce it today, as one of the ways to conclude WWDC.

But I agree that launching it on a Friday would be a little weird.

In any case, I'm ready to get a new MBA as soon as it's out!
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Old Jun 14, 2013, 11:03 AM   #23
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It typically is announced during the conference from the other dates that I have found. I wonder if Father's Day is throwing a wrench in it. That's why I am thinking Monday.
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Old Jun 14, 2013, 01:26 PM   #24
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It typically is announced during the conference from the other dates that I have found. I wonder if Father's Day is throwing a wrench in it. That's why I am thinking Monday.
yeah they probably don't want to discount prior to fathers day, but who knows. I'm hopeful for Monday too but it could be the 24th instead. Otherwise they have to deal with a lot of 'exchanges' or at least angry customers.
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Old Jun 16, 2013, 01:21 PM   #25
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I just hope they announce it soon because I'm looking into buying a Macbook Pro as my first laptop come next weekend. And if I don't get a bonus for the back to school sale, it would be extremely disappointing.
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