Apple is giving away a pair of Beats headphones as part of a promotion for the new school year related to the sale of new Apple computers. The catch: you must be a qualifying educational buyer.
This means that teachers or administrators and other employees of a public or private K-12, or employees, students or parents of a student in an institution of higher education institution.
Those eligible must buy a new iMac, MacBook, MacBook Pro, MacBook Air or Mac Pro model. Mac Mini or Mac computers that have been refurbished are not eligible.
SOLO2 eligible buyers will receive Beats in-ear headphones. Although not the highest models of the Beats range, the Solo2 being valued at $ 199.95. If you prefer Solo2 $ 299.95 wireless headphones-ear you can get for $ 100 under the promotion.
These buyers still get their regular education discounts on the price of Macs.
In return to school promotions in the past, Apple has given a $ 100 gift cards Giving Beats, Apple is not so subtly draw attention to its Apple’s music streaming service has recently launched a significant failure subscription service launched earlier the beat music. It also gives a lift to the Beats by Dr. Dre brand among younger music fans who might otherwise have chosen many rivals eartags. Apple may also try to move inventory in headphones have been for some time.
Apple paid $ 3,000,000,000 last year by Music Beats Beats Electronics, which produces headphones.
For now, the promotion is only open to Mac buyers, not people interested in buying iPads, iPhones, iPods or Apple clock. It will be interesting to see if Apple promoting extended to other products in the coming days. The Mac promo starts today at Apple stores and on August 6 for online purchases, and runs until September 18.