iBook Rebate

Discussion in 'Hardware Rumors' started by djkut, Sep 3, 2002.

  1. djkut macrumors member

    Aug 10, 2002
    Currently at the Apple Store for Education there is a $50 rebate on most iBooks. (Some are $47) Smells like new portables to me.
  2. razakaze macrumors newbie

    Aug 18, 2002
    yet, why du consumers not get a rebate?
    i want a cheaper iBook!!!
  3. DavPeanut macrumors 6502

    Jun 5, 2002
    I would be nice if it did get an update, but that would make me mad. I just got a new one like a week and a half ago (I would have waited, but I needed it for school). The Powerbooks need updating. Also, if they did ugrade the ibooks, they would be fater that the Tibooks, which is not going to happen. There could be a joint upgarde though.

    Welcome razekaze!
  4. djkut thread starter macrumors member

    Aug 10, 2002
    I completely agree. I think it will be a complete portable line upgrade. Let's hope for at least 933mHz TiBooks but hopefully 1gHz.
  5. xelterran macrumors 6502

    Dec 28, 2001
    ddr should go in the tibooks and imacs aswell - maby even the ibook.
  6. JSRockit macrumors 6502a


    Aug 24, 2002
    My guess:

    iBook 12"

    800mhz G3 or 700mhzG4
    32MB VRAM
    256MB Standard
    No more 14" model


    867mhz (lowend) and 1Ghz (High)
    64MB VRAM
    No SuperDrive

    14" is brought back in January as the SE model...with higher resolution and a graphite case.

    Probably off though.
  7. Hemingray macrumors 68030


    Jan 9, 2002
    Ha ha haaa!
    "Fake" DDR or the real thing? Apple's current DDR implementation would hardly make a difference. But I suppose Apple is bound to do it sooner or later, from a pure marketing standpoint. I don't see the G3 iBooks getting DDR though.

    I've been drooling for an iBook for awhile now, but I can live without it, so I'll give it a year and see where it is then. I sure hope they don't eliminate the 12" iBook, I happen to think a smaller laptop is better!
  8. galstaph macrumors 6502a


    Jul 24, 2002
    The Great White North Eh
    Did anyone also notice that the powerbooks are also discounted???

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