Apple Back-to-School promo: Buy a Mac, get a free 8GB iPod touch

“Apple on Tuesday will formally announce details of its 2008 Back-to-School promotion, which will offer a free 8GB iPod touch to students who purchase a qualifying Mac,” AppleInsider reports.

“People briefed on the promotion Monday confirm that this year’s incentives will be the electronics maker’s most compelling ever, offering a rebate good for a $299 8GB iPod touch,” AppleInsider reports.

“In order to participate in the program, students will need to purchase a qualifying Mac — MacBook, MacBook Pro, MacBook Air, iMac, or Mac Pro — at the same time they purchase the 8GB iPod touch. Educational discounts are also applied as part of the promotion, reducing costs even further,” AppleInsider reports.

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  1. Seems like a great way to clear out inventory on the soon to be discontinued 8GB Touch (much like they did with the nano on the original promo) as well as seed the market with lots of new owners who’ll be set to purchase apps and games from the iTunes App store, to be launched new week.

    Bravo Apple, once again making yourself look generous but in actuality luring in more unsuspecting users for continual revenue stream…

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