Apple offers a US$100 refund to recent iPad customers

Apple offers a US$100 refund to recent iPad customers
Are you experiencing buyer's remorse from purchasing the original Apple iPad? After all, Apple reduced their original iPad prices by $100, and the iPad 2 is coming on March 11th. But Apple doesn't want to leave a bad taste in your mouth. They are offering a $100 refund to those who purchased an iPad in an Apple retail store in the last two weeks.

To qualify for the refund, you must have purchased an iPad on or after February 16th, in an official Apple retail store. And you obviously need your original receipt. You might think that a two-week window is pretty stingy of Apple, but you should consider how rare Apple refunds really are.

Apple made no such gesture with their iPhones, except for a $100 store-credit offered to early customers of the original iPhone. They have also extended similar refunds to Mac customers, but only when their purchase preceded a major OS update.

But the real question is this: Will Verizon iPhone customers cry out for a similar refund if the iPhone 5 comes to Verizon this summer? What do you think? After their patience and persistence, will Verizon iPhone customers deserve at least a credit on their wireless bill?

source: GIGAOM via Forbes

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