“Microsoft is offering a limited time Surface Pro 3 promotion via which users can get up to $650 in store credit for trading in certain Apple MacBook Air models,” Mary Jo Foley reports for ZDNet.

“The new promotion, running June 20 to July 31, 2014 — ‘or while supplies last’ — requires users to bring MacBook Airs into select Microsoft retail stores in the U.S., Puerto Rico and Canada. (The trade-in isn’t valid online),” Foley reports. “The fine print: ‘To be eligible for trade-in, device must power on to be considered working. Water-damaged devices and devices with cracked screens are not considered working devices for purposes of this offer.’”

“To get the maximum ($650) value, users have to apply the store credit toward the purchase of a Surface Pro 3,” Foley reports. “There’s no information on the Microsoft store site about which models of MacBook Airs are eligible for promotion.”

Read more in the full article here.

MacDailyNews Take: Good God, they just keep getting stupider.

Hey, Microsoft, you can take our MacBook Air units when you pry them from our cold, dead hands.

The clueless wonders at beleaguered Microsoft are obviously finding it exceedingly difficult, if not impossible, to peddle Surface units.

[Thanks to MacDailyNews Readers "Dialtone" and "Dan K." for the heads up.]

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