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tranp
14th October 2007, 11:51 AM
Just wondering whether Apple resellers (ie. Next Byte) will offer Leopard at edu pricing, like they did with Tiger.

bartron
14th October 2007, 11:57 AM
If Apple sell it at edu pricing I don't see what not.

shiny
14th October 2007, 12:03 PM
Next Byte do not do edu pricing (Uni, TAFE etc) , it has to be purchased from Apple online, I have queried a few products and they do not do it.

The only Next Byte stores to offer edu pricing are on campus resellers, sadly none in SA.

decryption
14th October 2007, 12:34 PM
Unless the store is a campus store (RMIT, Melb Uni, La Trobe, UNSW for example), they can't sell at EDU prices.

Huy
14th October 2007, 02:19 PM
Just get it via EDU online. :)

Tejas
14th October 2007, 02:34 PM
can i buy and get an edu discount at any campus store or do i have to attend the institution involved?

aswitcher
14th October 2007, 03:09 PM
I really hope we see a price drop to reflect strength of Aussie dollar

sputnik1
14th October 2007, 04:23 PM
I really hope we see a price drop to reflect strength of Aussie dollar

Yes, that would be very nice indeed, although I'm not holding my breath at this stage.

Huy
14th October 2007, 05:15 PM
I think you have to be a student at that institution because they asked for my SID (student card/ID) before to record the student number.

Some things won't require recording it though (like a cable or something?).

I would suggest that you but it at your own institution. Or get a friend to buy it.

Rodney9
14th October 2007, 05:19 PM
129.00 USD
=
142.700 AUD

Tiger is $129US, if Leopard is the same price It should not be over $150 Australian ( that even allows $7 each for shipping ) or they would be ripping us off bigtime.

mvjs
14th October 2007, 05:22 PM
129.00 USD
=
142.700 AUD

Tiger is $129US, if Leopard is the same price It should not be over $150 Australian ( that even allows $7 each for shipping ) or they would be ripping us off bigtime.

You've gotta allow for GST as well, as all US prices don't include state tax. Apple may make it $169/179 if we're lucky

Tejas
14th October 2007, 06:05 PM
I think you have to be a student at that institution because they asked for my SID (student card/ID) before to record the student number.

Some things won't require recording it though (like a cable or something?).

I would suggest that you but it at your own institution. Or get a friend to buy it.

problem is i am studying via correspondence, but through a recognized institution (south bank institute of TAFE in Brisvegas) and i live in melbourne (at the moment)

Atomac
14th October 2007, 07:34 PM
I believe Tiger was/is $199? We have to pay the Apple Australia tax - i.e. the money to maintain the infrastructure.

aswitcher
14th October 2007, 07:47 PM
I am hoping for 159

andrew.wilson
14th October 2007, 07:51 PM
What is the estimated EDU pricing then? I am a poor uni student who is craving Leopard :p

tranp
14th October 2007, 07:54 PM
Did this policy change or something? I walked in to Next Byte on the day of Tiger's release, asked for edu pricing, showed them my uni ID and then all was well. It was $129 if I remember correctly.

iSlayer
14th October 2007, 08:46 PM
Did this policy change or something? I walked in to Next Byte on the day of Tiger's release, asked for edu pricing, showed them my uni ID and then all was well. It was $129 if I remember correctly.

Yep apple changed edu pricing so its only available online or at campus stores. There is no edu for anything at normal retailers these days