Will MBA mid-2013 get 10.9 upgrade for free?


Acorn

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i dont know what kind of reply you expect. no one knows unless apple happens to drop by and tell you.
 

TC25

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No one knew when this same question was asked on June 11th, click here, but maybe if enough people start new threads about it every week, someone will eventually know.
 

XoFu

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I guess nobody knows and unfortunately my crystal ball needs a motherboard replacement!;)
 

PhD Chick

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I must say, I do find it highly unlikely. With Mavericks being likely to cost about $20, the 'I bought my laptop four/five months before the update was actually released, so I should get it free' viewpoint seems a bit optimistic.
 

iPlodder

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I doubt it. I suspect that once OS X 10.9 is launched in the autumn/fall anyone buying a Mac between the launch event and the actual release/availability date will get a free upgrade, but with the updates only being available through the Mac App Store that window will be small-to-non-existent.
 

james1758

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Unfortunately I doubt it. Would be nice if they did though :p its not too much money anyways
 

Bear

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I guess nobody knows and unfortunately my crystal ball needs a motherboard replacement!;)
Funny, my Magic 8-Ball is cloudy as well when trying to ask about Mavericks.

I doubt it. I suspect that once OS X 10.9 is launched in the autumn/fall anyone buying a Mac between the launch event and the actual release/availability date will get a free upgrade, but with the updates only being available through the Mac App Store that window will be small-to-non-existent.
I expect the window will be between 30 and 45 days.
 

ApplNat

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Expecting Apple to lose another stream of incremental revenue? No this will not be free to those who purchased MBAs now. I wish it were (free) because I am one of those purchasing now, but it will be an extra cost when it gets released.
 

marvz

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No.
Last year it was because ML was ready to be released a few weeks later.
Now we don't even have a release date and they just gave the first beta at wwdc.