Subject: Re: Amazon is selling the 8-core iMac Pro for $500 off
Percival John Hackworth<email@example.com>
news:0001HW.20463EE70030F5121503A42CF@news.individual.net Wed, 28
Feb 2018 01:35:35 GMT in rec.photo.digital, wrote:
> On 27-Feb-2018, Your Name wrote
> (in article <firstname.lastname@example.org>):
>> On 2018-02-27 21:24:06 +0000, David_B said:
>> > FYI ...
>> > Amazon is selling the 8-core iMac Pro for $500 off
>> > The 27-inch iMac Pro is currently Apple's best desktop Mac, and
>> > this deal saves you some cash on all that power.
>> > https://www.macworld.com/article/3258845/macs/amazon-is-selling-
>> > the-8-core-i mac-pro-for-500-off.html
>> The problem with these deals (there was another one elsewhere
>> with upto $1000 off iMac Pro) is that they usually only apply to
>> off-the-shelf models. You can't get a custom-build Mac at a
>> cheaper pricing, which given the impossibility of later upgrading
>> almost all the current Mac models, means it's a pain in the
>> backside and somewhat pointless.
>> It's the same problem with the "10% off Mac" sales we sometimes
>> get at various resellers here in New Zealand.
> The same thing applies for special reduced prices on various
> software bundles offered on TechDirt, BoingBoing, and MacUpdate.
> You get *that version* of the software with no ability to upgrade.
> I paid $17 for Crosssover 17 on TechDirt but in order to upgrade
> to the latest version (17.01), Codeweavers wanted me to buy
> upgrade at $35. I so rarely use it that I'll stick with what I
> have. Other packages have similar deals when offered in site
> "bundles". You get what you pay for, in hardware and software.
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