Apple offers free iPad Engraving, 4 reasons to avoid engraving yours

Apple iPad
Apple iPad

Apple has been offering free engraving on the iPod for a while now, and just in time for the holiday season is rolling out free iPad engraving if they were purchased at While the engraving won't cost you anything up front, there are a few things to consider before etching a permanent message on the back of a new iPad.

Etched Forever: First, and most important, you are stuck with the engraving, so if you absolutely must engrave the iPad, double check not only the spelling, but also that the message is OK with the recipient. If you are buying your son an iPad, does he really want Jason's iPad written on the back, like you used to do on his lunches and underwear?