Yesterday was the day I had been waiting for for
months years (well, 18 months to be exact). It was finally time to upgrade my Macbook Pro, as Apple finally delivered their overdue refresh of the product line. I'd done some shopping around, and the price for the one I wanted - 17", 250GB HD 7200rpm, 2GB ram, 2.6Ghz processor, was $3,199. No problem, I could swing a sweet deal and pay just $2,943 - a $256 savings, through my connections. (Note, it says "order subtotal" on the savings section, and "cart subtotal" when I was doing my research.)
A little-known secret - when you buy a screen with a CPU (and a laptop qualifies as a CPU, even though it has a screen) that screen is covered by Applecare. Buy it a day later, and it's not. So, I added in a 30" monitor. Add in the Aperture 2 upgrade, a Time Capsule, AppleCare, and Microsoft Office 2008 (another secret - its cheaper to buy Office with a CPU than standalone), and I would have been paying $6,815.53, but with my connections, I saved $650.10, and am paying only $6,165.43.
You too can have these connections - mine comes from my membership in ASMP, which was more than paid for for a year - almost two, with this one purchase alone, and they have countless other benefits and discounts, to see the benefits, click here, and to join for this, and many many other reasons, click here!
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