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I'll be purchasing a Macbook Pro this summer for college next year, and that will have Tiger on it. I then noticed that Leopard comes out in October, and i started wondering, should i wait until Leopard to come out to get the laptop? What are your opinions?
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Is waiting an extra few months worth $129? If so, then by all means wait.


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And what if it gets pushed back to Christmas?
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True, i minus well just buy it then. Alright, thanks!
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when it comes to tech gear I tend to wait for a generation to pass before buying especially when purchasing mac gear, not that it is poorly made, although I believe some things are, it is that it takes time to remove the kinks from the system... I don't think anything is wrong with Tiger, but if you just want something new because it is new, then you should wait....
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As a college student you can probably get a discount on leopard too. I know you can get tiger right now for $60 or so with a student discount.

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Hey guys, does anybody knows if this student discount is available for non-us residents?
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I'm not sure, I know apple's site only allows you to input State when it asks what College or University you attend. It's possible though and would seem likely that they would offer a discount still to other countries.

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Go to the Canadian website (apple.ca instead of apple.com). They have educational discounts there, although I'm not sure what the discount is for any of the software. (Or do a google search for "apple" and the name of your country to see if there's a website specifically set up for your country.)
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