If you’ve ever wished you could put a personalized message on the back of an iPad like you can with an iPod, you’re in luck: Apple has unveiled free engraving for the iPad just in time for the holiday season. Free, as in $0: for no additional cost, you can add a laser-engraved message onto a new iPad’s aluminum backside.
Engraving increases the shipping time by a small amount, but there’s an even bigger potential pitfall. If Apple follows the same policy for iPads as it has for iPods, you may not be able to return an engraved iPad.
Apparently Apple’s return policy precludes returns on devices that have been personalized (“engraved or customized in any way”) so keep that in mind.