Apple kicked off its annual back-to-school promotion May 27, offering rebates of up to $229 toward the purchase of an iPod Touch or other iPod when bought with a qualifying Macintosh computer, reports Computerworld. The promotion, which runs through Sept. 8, gives students, teachers, staff members, and parents rebates of between $79 and $229 for an iPod Touch, iPod Nano, iPod Shuffle, or iPod Classic purchased at the same time as a MacBook, MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, 20-in. iMac, 24-in. iMac, or Mac Pro. The Mac Mini doesn’t qualify. Apple’s promotion is essentially a rerun of the deal it debuted last year in early June, when it gave rebates of up to $299 for an iPod Touch to people who bought a Mac at the same time. For the first time, Apple has opened the promotion to parents of college-bound or current college students. Student and educator discounts also will apply to any Mac purchased during the three-month promotion. Those discounts range from $50 on the lower-priced MacBooks to $300 on a loaded Mac Pro…

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