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    Can it be true?

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    Can it be true?
    this just seems way too good to be true. But i know someone who says its legit and he has bought products from them before.

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    What do you guys think about it??

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    Anyway, they are from China and they want you to email them if you made a purchase (according to their front page).

    Seems really shady, but who knows.

    I would not buy from them, their payment is really weird.

    I think the reason for the bad grammar is because of the translation from Mandarin to English.

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    Those prices seem way way good to be true. Not even the refurbished machines sell that low. It doesn't help that they pretty much ripped most of the images from the apple website either.

    Seems a little shady to me.

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    Can't find any merchant information via a Google search, poor grammar, suspect prices and selling policies, it all screams scam to me.

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    I would not purchase from them.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Kash View Post
    Can't find any merchant information via a Google search, poor grammar, suspect prices and selling policies, it all screams scam to me.
    Yeah, I couldn't find anything either.

    I would say not to buy from these people.

    Oh, and they could possibly be Chinese Macbook Pros if they are legitimate.

    Maybe they are American, but you'll never know for sure..

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    I agree it seems shady. The site doesn't even have a secure site with the lock icon in the upper right corner when going through checkout. The prices are tempting, but I wouldn't want to wager $400+ on it.
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    thanks for the fast replies.

    I guess ill go and buy the new unibody macbook instead

    EDIT: Is it worth $100 to upgrade it from 2g of ram to 4g?

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    Quote Originally Posted by barefootdan View Post
    thanks for the fast replies.

    I guess ill go and buy the new unibody macbook instead

    EDIT: Is it worth $100 to upgrade it from 2g of ram to 4g?
    No...but $87.99 sounds better!

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    hmm, well i e-mailed them today and this is what i got...
    Dear friend,
    Thanks for your letter,welcome you to browse our website.
    It is original and brand new.The same as one you buy in the USA.It is in English and it has the worldwide warranty card.You can claim to the local customer service of the original factory.
    If you have any questions please contact us at anytime!

    i guess the prices are so low because they get them direct from the manufacturer.

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    And you have exactly zero protection with any of the payment methods they offer. Once they get your money, they're under no obligation to provide you with anything, and you have absolutely zero recourse.

    Instead of saving $3-400, that $1000 machine could end up costing you $16-1700. That's if you have enough left to still buy one. But hey, it's your money.
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    Quote Originally Posted by barefootdan View Post
    hmm, well i e-mailed them today and this is what i got...
    Dear friend,
    Thanks for your letter,welcome you to browse our website.
    It is original and brand new.The same as one you buy in the USA.It is in English and it has the worldwide warranty card.You can claim to the local customer service of the original factory.
    If you have any questions please contact us at anytime!

    i guess the prices are so low because they get them direct from the manufacturer.
    If you buy right from Apple, you are buying from the manufacturer. I fail to see how theirs would be cheaper if there reason is that they buy from Apple.

    Look at the poor grammar - this just screams illegitimate business. No business would refer to you as a "friend".
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