Free Upgrade To Lion If You Buy A Mac From June 6th Onwards

Posted in Apple News, OS X on 08/06/2011 by Cormac Moylan


If you purchase a Mac between June 6th and the launch date of OS X Lion (date not yet announced, but it’s coming some time in July) you will be able to download and upgrade to OS X Lion for free.

From a press release issued by Apple…

The Mac OS X Lion Up-To-Date upgrade is available at no additional charge via the Mac App Store to all customers who purchased a qualifying new Mac system from Apple or an Apple Authorized Reseller on or after June 6, 2011. Users must request their Up-To-Date upgrade within 30 days of purchase of their Mac computer. Customers who purchase a qualifying Mac between June 6, 2011 and the date when Lion is available in the Mac App Store will have 30 days from Lion’s official release date to make a request.


Cormac Moylan

Cormac is the head honcho behind MacTrast. Based in Cork, Ireland, his first foray into the Apple world was way back in 2006 when he purchased an iMac followed by a Macbook around 4 weeks later. He currently owns a Macbook Pro, iMac, Mac Mini, iPhone 4, iPod Touch, and Apple TV. But he prefers to buy watches. Go figure!