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Old Sep 16, 2013, 09:51 PM   #1
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2013 13" MBA: Apple Store or MacMall

I need to get a Mac by the middle of next week. I'm looking at the 13" MBA (i7, 8Gb, 256 GB SSD). Should I buy it through Apple Store or MacMall?

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Old Sep 18, 2013, 05:05 AM   #2
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Are they both the same price after taxes?
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Old Sep 18, 2013, 10:02 AM   #3
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Buy which ever is cheapest. I think Macmall is usally cheaper then even the student discount.

Only time to buy directly from Apple is when your positive a new version of the mac you want is coming out. This one came out in March so I am 85% sure it won't be updated till next year. I have the new air and it's awesome !!!

My dads birthday is at the start of October and I knew a Mac show was happening a week or 2 later. I thought it was to update the iMacs but could have been ipads as well. My brother and sister made me buy him the iPad 3 so he had something to open on his birthday. I got it at microcenter to save 50 or $100 bucks. I really can't remember and the new ipad came out 2 weeks later. He didn't really care but I did.

My friend did the same thing but got it directly from Apple. Apple let him return the ipad and got the ipad 4 ......
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Old Sep 18, 2013, 11:42 AM   #4
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really can't remember and the new ipad came out 2 weeks later. He didn't really care but I did.
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Old Sep 18, 2013, 01:03 PM   #5
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Everything else being equal, I'd just do Apple so as to avoid how much spam (physical mail and email) you're gonna get from MacMall.
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Old Sep 18, 2013, 02:05 PM   #6
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I ended up ordering the 13" MBA (i7/8/256) at Apple instead of MacMall.
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Old Sep 18, 2013, 02:15 PM   #7
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I ended up ordering the 13" MBA (i7/8/256) at Apple instead of MacMall.
Congrats on your new purchase!
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