We all love or gadgets and consumer technology items and although they can’t really be classed as essential life items, things like the iPhone and iPad and other smartphones or tablets have grown to become essential luxuries for a lot of us. As we become more connected but also more mobile, these electronic devices have been integral to staying in touch with family and friends and have become an extension of our everyday lives. The problem with that is that it isn’t exactly cheap to go out and grab the latest Apple hardware or the current must have Android tablet.
The hardware purchase is only the first step in the expensive process. we generally then have some kind of minimum term calling plan to pay for each month on top of the initial purchase, followed by any accessories that the user might want or need. Once we have the hardware and the accessories to the hardware, we then have to consider the additional applications that we might need or want to make that experience a little bit better and more productive. It all adds up, quickly. Considering we are also in a somewhat turbulent economic climate we need to make sure we save as much money as possible during those steps.
It would seem that the guys behind the scenes at Walmart recognize the need for us to save money and are at least attempting to soften the blow of the application and iTunes items purchases by offering a 20% discount on $100 iTunes gift cards that are purchased through their online website for electronic delivery and redemption by email. It isn’t an unusual move for large retailers to offer this kind of deal through their website as an electronic delivery and on multiple occasions companies like Best Buy and Target have offered similar deals on their $50 and $100 gift cards.
In this instance, customers need to head on over to the Walmart dedicated page for the $100 card and make their purchase through the normal online process, which in turn prompts an electronic delivery process when the purchase is complete. Walmart.com will provide a confirmation email to the supplied email address, which will then be followed up by an additional email that contains the redemption code and instructions to add the $100 value to the relevant U.S. based Apple ID for use across the U.S. iTunes store. If you are sitting thinking that you’ve had your iDevice for a long time and never purchased the amount of apps that add up to that total then it’s probably worth remembering that iTunes isn’t just a home for applications.
The platform contains apps, movies and TV shows as well as things like audiobooks, podcasts and much more than can be used across all Apple devices like the iPhone, iPad and Apple TV. Suddenly $100 worth of credit for $80 seems like a good deal.