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Warranty Options

Bobcat Depot offers the below warranty options for Apple and Dell products purchased from us:


There are two options to choose Safeware (Accidental Damage Protection) or AppleCare.

Safeware / AppleCare Comparison


Bobcat Depot has partnered with Safeware ( to provide warranty coverage and accidental damage protection for any Apple computer purchased directly from us. Costs range from $99 for iPads and $219 up to $369 for MacBook and MacBook Pro models (see specific model for exact pricing). Safeware provides four years of accidental coverage (2-years for iPads) with no deductible (up to the original purchase price of the computer; less sales tax). Effective 4/10/15, Safeware comes with complimentary theft coverage during the first 6 months of your contract (theft claim subject to $100 deductible). Safeware is an Ohio-based company that has been providing computer warranty coverage for 30 years.

If you have any hardware problems with your computer (including power adapters), you can bring it to us and we will repair it at no charge to you! Or, if you're not in Athens, contact Safeware and they will instruct you how to get your computer repaired at no charge.

Bobcat Depot or Safeware is not responsible for any data loss. Users should back up their data regularly.

If Safeware is purchased, customer is also eligible for a laptop loaner (not additional charge; included with Safeware purchase) if their machines needs repaired and is being repaired by Bobcat Depot.

That's total peace of mind, guaranteed!

AppleCare +

All Apple hardware comes with a one-year limited warranty and up to 90 days of complimentary telephone technical support. To extend your coverage for 3 years total, purchase the AppleCare+ Protection Plan. AppleCare+ covers manufacturer and electrical defects and adds up to two incidents of accidental damage from handling for Mac, each subject to a service fee of $99 for screen damage or external enclosure damage, or $299 for other damage. If you opt to purchase AppleCare+, the loaner laptop program is an additional $15 fee.


All of our Dell laptops (Latitude) come with a 4-year warranty w/ accidental damage protection included in the price of the laptop.  There is no additional warranty to purchase. The Dell Latitudes can be serviced by the Bobcat Depot or any Dell service provider.  However in order to be eligible for a laptop loaner, this needs to be purchased at time of laptop purchase for $15


*Note: Computer must be purchased from the Bobcat Depot in order to purchase/enroll in our warranty options.

Additional information on our Laptop Loan Program