said by Sukunai:
Anyone that really has to pay for anything will have either already bought it, or won't be interested.
So, basically, anyone who does
buy it after the date will be part of the captive-gotta-have-it crowd, eh. (I guess that's one way to "increase" sales... though not enough to make up for everyone who won't
be buying it because of the "normal" price.) For $200 I got my sister a Chromebook, specifically because it doesn't