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manton
manton

Got my approval email for the ARM dev kit. I was starting to wonder, but I guess they have plenty to go around. Also settling in to Big Sur on the new MacBook Pro.

paulopinto
paulopinto

@manton I’m anxious to read more from you about it!

adamprocter
adamprocter

@manton coool

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the
the

@manton I was disappointed to see that it’s a one-year lease. (I understand why they want to structure it this way, but it’s still disappointing.)

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manton
manton

@the Yeah, it’s pretty much the same approach they had with the Intel transition. They can't support these the same way they will for "real" Macs.

aaronpk
aaronpk
@the oh no way! Do they give you the $500 back afterwards?
the
the

@aaronpk They call it a “cost”, not a “deposit”, so I don’t think it will be refunded (although, pure speculation here, I suppose they might credit it toward a production machine at the end of the program).

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