“One man says he’s flying from California to buy a $50 laptop, and a story about a group of Germans hopping the pond has circulated for days. In fact, response to Henrico County’s $50 Apple iBook sale has been so overwhelming that school officials are moving the Aug. 9 sale to the Richmond International Raceway, which offers more space, parking and security than an earlier-announced site. The main gate will open at 7 a.m., and the sale starts at 9 a.m.,” The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports. “Overnight parking and camping will be prohibited.”
“The laptops will go on sale for $50 on a first-come, first-served basis. There’s a one-per-person limit and only cash or checks will be accepted. The PowerPC 750s are white and feature a 12-inch screen, 320 megabytes of memory, Mac OS 10.2.8 and AppleWorks 6.2.9.,” The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports.
Full article here.
MacDailyNews Take: Gee, if so many people want the iBooks and are willing to go to such lengths to get them, maybe the Henrico rubes should’ve kept them?
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