Discounts require a eduction-institutional email address; sale runs through July 12
From now until July 12, US students and others who have an "edu" email address tied to a recognized educational institution will see significant savings on Macs and iOS hardware from Best Buy. The retailer's "College Tech Savings" features a number of single-use coupons that take $150 off MacBooks and Macs, and $50 off iPads. The coupons apply to any capacity or model of MacBook, iMac or iPad available through the retailer's site or in-store, though sales tax applies in nearly all cases.
Best Buy offering iPhone 16GB iPhone 5c for free
Best Buy is now offering shoppers the chance to pick up Apple's iPhone 5c for free with the activation of a new contract. The retailer has 16GB iPhone 5c models available for Verizon, AT&T, and Sprint, each priced at $0, so long as a customer signs up for a new contract. The 32GB versions of the mid-range iPhone sell for $80 on contract, and Best Buy is also offering the iPhone 5s at a low cost.
Free iOS apps today, including Wikilinks, Walking Dead Assault
Cyber Monday has brought many deals, and this includes notable discounts on apps. Here is our Cyber Monday round-up of iOS apps currently free on iTunes.
Big Cyber Monday deals found from TigerDirect, Best Buy
Cyber Monday has finally arrived, and online shoppers can take advantage of big sales this holiday season. We've gathered up some great deals on a variety of electronics, including TVs, smartphones, e-readers, tablets and hard drives.
Great laptop deals on Dell, HP, ASUS and more
Cyber Monday will be kicking off for a lot of online retailers at midnight. We've gathered some of the best deals on PC laptops that can be had right now.
Best online deals remain available from Amazon, MacMall, B&H
Online retailers still have MacBooks, iMacs, and iPads on sale, in spite of Black Friday being over and Cyber Monday having not yet started. We have collected some of the best deals still in stock.
MacBook Pro, MacBook Air, iMacs on sale at B&H, MacMall
Black Friday sales are well under way today, and online retailers promoting Apple products are selling out quickly. Presently, the best Black Friday deals still available at this writing can be found for Mac computers at B&H and MacMall. The 13.3-inch MacBook Pro with an i7 Dual-Core 2.9GHz CPU, 8GB RAM and 750GB hard drive is available from B&H for $1,250 (saving $200), and the 13.3-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display with an i5 Dual-Core 2.5GHz CPU, 8GB RM and 128GB hard drive is available for $1,150 from MacMall.
Apple offers Apple Store gift cards for Black Friday deals
Apple's Black Friday deals are now live in the US with customers offered Apple Store gift cards instead of up-front discounts as Apple has offered customers in the past. This differs from the Black Friday deals in the UK, which continue to offer customers discounts on Apple products, although it is in line with the deals offered to Apple customers in Australia and New Zealand. Anyone buying an iPad Air today can expect a $75 Apple Store gift card, while buyers of the non-Retina iPad mini or iPad 2 will receive a $50 gift card. Gift cards are also being offered to buyers of MacBooks ($150), iMacs ($150), iPod touches ($50), iPod nanos ($25), the Apple TV ($25) as well as Apple peripherals and other accessories.
Apple offering discounts on premier products, third-party products too
Apple's Black Friday deals are now live in Europe with discounts on a number of Apple's premier products. Savings of up to £61 can be had on the iPad Air, while savings of up to £81 can be enjoyed on Apple's MacBook range including the Air, and Pro lines, while iMac buyers can also save £81 across the range. Historically, Apple has offered upfront discounts on its products during its Black Friday sales, although the Apple online stores in Australia and New Zealand are offering customers Apple Store gift cards instead.
iPod touch available at lowest price from Target
Apple's fifth-generation iPod touch is available at a reduced price for Black Friday this year, with many online retailers competing for the lowest sale price. MacNN has found the best deal currently available is from Target, which sells the device at normal retail price but with a $50 gift card upon purchase, making the unit's net price $180 for the 16GB harddrive capacity, available in black or silver.
Refurbished iPads from $249
Currently, Apple's online store has an incredible selection of refurbished iPads on sale for as little as $249 for the 16GB iPad mini with Wi-Fi in white and silver. A $80 discount is offered on the refurbished iPad 2 with Wi-Fi and 16GB of storage space, now $319. Save $90 on an iPad mini with 32GB of storage and Wi-Fi, which has been cut to $339.
16GB iPhone 5 down to $98 with contract, $50 off 10-inch iPads
Wal-Mart is looking to clear iPad and iPhone inventory ahead of an expected refresh of Apple's two most popular product, expected to happen on September 10. On Monday, the retailing giant slashed the up-front cost of an iPhone 5 to $98 -- just over $100 off the standard price, and $31 off its usual discounted rate with a two-year contract from either AT&T, Verizon or Sprint. The company also cut $50 off the price all models of full-size, 10-inch iPads, but did not discount the iPad mini. Other retailers are offering their own deals as well.
Subscribers would be able to access channels from within device
If a reported deal between Apple and Time Warner Cable goes through, subscribers for the latter will be able to access channels and programs directly through the Apple TV set-top box at some point in the near future, Bloomberg says. The move, if true, will be announced at some point later this year and continue the expansion of services Apple is offering directly through Apple TV so that users don't have to leave the environment to enjoy broadcast content. The negotiations follow on the heels of deals with HBO (owned by Time Warner) and Disney's ESPN.
Refurbished iMacs from $979
Currently, Apple's online store has a vast selection of refurbished iMac models. The 21.5-inch iMac, with a 2.5GHz Intel quad-core i5 processor, 4GB of RAM and a 500GB hard drive has seen a price cut of $220, bringing the cost down to $979. A $310 discount is offered on the 21.5-inch iMac with a 2.7GHz Intel quad-core i5 processor, 4GB of RAM and a 1TB hard drive, now $1,189.
Offered better deals than official refurb outlet
An eBay store that sold refurbished Apple products -- seemingly with Apple's blessing -- at prices equal to or below those of Apple's own refurbished store has been closed, at least temporarily. The store, which sold officially-refurbished Apple products under the seller name "refurbished_outlet" (a long-standing power seller on eBay) now has no products listed after zeroing out all inventory sometime Saturday. The store gained notoriety by selling some items below normal refurb prices, offering a PayPal option, and avoiding taxes in some states.
Bundle includes Parallels Desktop 8, MotionComposer 1.6, DiskAid 6
Today, MacUpdate has launched its annual Spring/Parallels bundle. The latest bundle includes 10 productivity, utility and creative packages for OS X, including 1,000 OpenType fonts, all for $49.99. The bundle includes five applications normally priced higher than the bundle itself, including virtualization solution Parallels Desktop 8 with a normal retail price of $80, and web animation generator MotionComposer 1.6, normally priced at $149.
Overhauled Explore shows places friends visited
Check-in and social-tracking app Foursquare has released an all-new version, now at 5.0, of its iOS app. The new version completely changes the design and places a new emphasis on fast and easy check-ins along with a revamped Explore feature that allows users to see where their friends have visited and what special deals may be available at businesses based on the user's current location. While the app offers mostly the same functionality, many of the features have moved.
Savings up to 75 percent
Two more Mac-centric companies have announced post-holiday deals, including a games bundle at 75 percent off the retail price and a half-off sale for an entire store. MacGameStore is offering its Best Mac Games Bundle Ever featuring 10 games for $20 through January 7th, while Mariner Software is taking 50 percent off all purchases in its store until the end of 2011. The Mariner offer includes reductions on its own bundles and standalone software for Mac and Windows.
Deals on electronics over Black Friday weekend
Black Friday may be over, but online deals are continuing through the weekend. Save 60 percent on the Kensington iPad 2 KeyFolio Pro performance case with wireless Bluetooth keyboard, which has dropped from $100 to $40 with free super saver shipping. Save $50 on the Apple 27-inch LED Thunderbolt Display at PCConnectionExpress.com, now $960 with free shipping.
Most on sale through Cyber Monday
A number of software companies have put some or all of their products on sale in celebration of Black Friday. While a few are set to expire at midnight tonight, most will honor the discount through to Cyber Monday. Among the deals are discounts from Devon Technologies, Nova Media, Ergonis Software, Macphun, CopyTrans, Mirye Software, Tropical Software and Appcuity, the latter of which can be used to find even more holiday bargains.
Notebook computers at Black Friday prices
It's Black Friday, and now that the dust has started to settle from the morning stampede, here are some deals still available from online retailers. TigerDirect.com is offering the Acer Aspire notebook computer with a 2.66GHz Intel core i5 processor, 4GB of RAM and a 320GB hard drive, it was $499.99, but has been reduced to $399.99 after instant savings and a rebate offer. Newegg.com has the ASUS G74 notebook computer which offers $400 in savings cutting the price from $1499.99 down to $1099.99.
Black Friday deals today
Turkey day has arrived and there is no reason to be pulling yourself away from the football games, food and good times for long lines to get great deals. Online retailers like Buy.com are already offering great discounts on items like the Nikon Coolpix S6100 16MP compact camera with 7x optical zoom and 3-inch touchscreen LCD, it was $199.99, but is now $117. Also available at Buy.com is the Bose SoundDock Series II multimedia speaker system, on sale now for $249 after a $50 price cut. A $30 discount is available on the D-Link DIR-601 wireless N home router, it was $49.99, now $19.99.
Price cuts on electronics
Today's tech deals include a variety of items from DVD box sets to portable hard drives. Amazon.com today is offering a wide selection of The Simpsons seasons including 1-14 and more for only $13.99 each, which is up to 72% off the original list price, and FREE super saver shipping is included.
Price breaks and daily deals on electronics
Today's deals include price breaks on Macs, GPS units, camcorders and more. Most noteworthy is a price drop on the 2.4GHz quad-core Mac Pro, which features 6GB of RAM and a 1TB hard drive along with 18x SuperDrive and an ATI Radeon HD 5770 graphics card. This Mac Pro is available today from MacMall.com for $3298.49 after a price drop of $201 from the original price of $3499. Free shipping is included.
Price cuts and daily deals on electronics
Today's deals include a 41% price break on the 3D ready Sony Blu-ray player. This Blu-ray player offers support for online movie access, is compatible with Netflix, is 3D ready and provides playback in full 1080p resolution. It was priced at $199.99, but for today only at OnSale.com it has been cut to $117.99 after a $82 drop. Shipping rates start at around $11.
25 iPhone, iPad apps on sale through January 1st
For the third year in a row, a band of iOS developers have thrown up a web page with a collective sale on 25 apps for the iPod Touch, iPhone and iPad that lasts through to the end of January 1st. Called the New Year's App Blowout, it features a variety of programs all dramatically reduced in price, including some reduced to no charge at all. This is not a "bundle" deal where buyers have to get them all -- each app can be bought individually at the sale price.
Refurbished Mac minis and iMacs
Today's refurbished Mac deals from Apple's online store start at only $599 for the refurb. Mac mini with a 2.4GHz Intel Core 2 Duo processor, 2GB of RAM and a 320GB hard drive. Also on the refurb. list is the Mac mini with Snow Leopard Server, a 2.66GHz Intel Core 2 Duo processor, 4GB of RAM and dual 500GB hard drives for $849 after a $150 price break.
Black Friday deals
Today is Black Friday, and great deals can be found at most online retailers. Buy.com's Black Friday deals today include a price cut on the new 11-inch MacBook Air which has seen a $50 price cut to $1,150, an instant rebate drops the price further to $1,110. Other deals at Buy.com include the Fantom G-Force 1TB hard drive for $50, and the Kingston 8GB microSDHC card for $13.
Thanksgiving day deals
Today is Thanksgiving, and that can mean only one thing (besides putting on a few extra pounds), it's deal time and most online retailers have heaping helpings of turkey-day deals. Save big at Buy.com's Thanksgiving Blowout sale on items like the Samsung 12MP point and shoot digital camera which offers a 2.7-inch LCD display, 5x optical zoom, scratch resistant lens and face detection technology. This digital camera was $109.99, but has been cut to $79.95 with FREE shipping.
Price breaks and discounts on electronics
Today's deals include a special discount for Newegg.com newsletter subscribers. The Iomega Select 2TB USB external hard drive is now available for only $99.99. That's already $10 off the original price of $109.99, but if you are a newsletter subscriber you can use coupon code 'EMCZZYX42' to drop the price further down to $89.99, FREE shipping is included. That's the lowest total price we've seen on any 2TB external hard drive anywhere.
Reduced prices on digital cameras, iPods and more
Today's deals from DealNN include a wide range of bargain priced items from iPods to digital cameras. Most notable is Newegg.com's Shell Shocker deal of the day, which is on the refurbished Olympus Stylus Touch 6000 10MP digital camera, which has been cut from $139.99 to $99.99. The Olympus Stylus Touch 6000 is waterproof, freeze-proof, shoots in panorama, has 5x digital zoom and 3.6x optical zoom, as well as dual image stabilization.
Deals on Blu-ray players, headphones and more
Today's deals from DealNN include a range of items from Blu-ray players and headphones to GPS systems. Compusa.com today is offering the refurbished 4.3-inch Motorola TN30 Auto GPS Navigation System complete with Bluetooth support, Text-to-speech technology, and both US and Canada Maps. Currently, this GPS has dropped from $99.99 down to $69.99.
deals on gaming systems, TVs and more
Today's deals at DealNN include a wide array of electronic items at great prices, like the Sony PSPgo gaming system, which is Dell.com's Daily Deal today, and is priced at only $179. The PSPgo offers portable gaming with 16GB of built-in memory, and plays downloadable games, movies and TV shows. It also features integrated Bluetooth support for use with a Bluetooth headset and Skype.
Bargain prices on storage, iPods and more
Today's deals from DealNN include a variety of items from iPods to portable storage devices. Newegg.com's Shell Shocker deal of the day for today is on the Samsung Story Station 1.5TB USB 2.0 external hard drive, now $99.99 after a $40 price cut. The Samsung Story Station features 1.5TB of storage space with two ways of backup; scheduled or in real-time SecretZone.
Deals on cameras, storage, iMacs and more
Today's featured deals from DealNN include digital cameras, iMacs, Blu-ray players and more. The most note worthy deal being on the Polariod touchscreen digital camera, which has been reduced to $99.99 this week at Buy.com. The Polaroid digital camera features a 3-inch touchscreen display, 12MP resolution, 3x optical zoom, and 4x digital zoom. Pair the camera with the Polaroid PoGo instant mobile printer and print out images instantly, just like with the old bulky Polaroid cameras.
GPS, Photoshop Elements 8, iHome speakers
Today's daily deals from DealNN include a GPS, Photoshop Elements 8 for Mac, iHome speakers and more. 6ave.com's Sick Deal of the Day is on the Alpine Blackbird Portable Navigation System on sale for only $98, resulting in an impressive $452 price drop from the MSRP. This GPS features a 4.3-inch display with a resolution of 480x272 and Bluetooth connectivity.
Deals on camcorders, storage and more
Today's featured deals from DealNN include pocket camcorders, portable storage, and more. Today's deal of the day from JR.com is on the Kodak Zx1 HD pocket video camera which is available in refurbished condition for $75. The Kodak Zx1 has a 128MB of storage space for holding both video and still images. A SD/SDHC memory card slot provides additional storage capacity. Shoot 3MP still images or 1.6MP videos, and view them on the built-in a 2-inch LCD.
Deals on Flash drives, HDTVs, and more
Today's deals from DealNN include a Mac mini, iPhone case, GPS and more. The Mac mini features a 2.26GHz processor, 2GB of RAM and a 160GB hard drive, pick one up from JR.com for $579 after a $20 price drop. MacMall.com has a bundle deal that includes the same Mac mini, a 23-inch monitor, keyboard, mouse and more for $783.95.
Deals on camcorders, computers and more
With only a few shopping days left until Christmas online retailers have been cutting prices on a wide range of items for last minute shoppers. Today's deals at DealNN include price cuts on camcorders, computers and more. Most notable is a $300 price drop on the refurbished Mac mini, which was $799, but is now $499 at Apple's Online Store. The Mac mini has a 2.0GHz processor, 2GB of RAM a 320GB SATA hard drive, and comes pre-loaded with Mac OS X Snow Leopard.
iPhones, Blu-ray players, MacBooks and more
Today is the big shopping day, Black Friday, and online retailers sprung into action early this morning to bring you the best deals of the year. Places like eCost.com were slashing prices on everything from iPhones to HDTVs. Today they dropped the price on the refurbished iPhone 3G to $359.99 with $9.99 for shipping. Other items from eCost include a 32-inch Westinghouse LCD HDTV for $279.99, and a Lenovo ThinkPad for $319.
A selection of Thanksgiving sale items
Happy Thanksgiving from DealNN, and with that said we would like to present our holiday deals collection. OfficeMax.com got a jump start on their Black Friday sales, cutting prices on items like the Hitachi SimpleDrive III 1TB external hard drive from $139.99 to $84.99. The NEXTAR Q4 4.3-inch touchscreen GPS also saw an early price drop and is now just $89.99.
Pre-Black Friday specials
The smell of turkey is in the air, and that must mean deal season is upon us. DealNN has been tracking the Black Friday bargains, and today's featured deals included a collection of iPods on sale now at MacMall.com. Fourth and fifth generation iPod nanos are available starting at $119.98 with $3.99 for shipping. Other iPod models are also mentioned including the 2GB Shuffle for $54, the 120GB Classic for $219, and the 2nd gen. iPod touch for $169.
DealNN: MacBooks, flash dr
Deals from DealNN today include a variety of items from MacBooks to digital cameras. Most notable is a price drop on the 13.3-inch unibody MacBook from MacMall.com, it is now priced at $924.99 after mail-in-rebate. The unibody MacBook features a 2.0GHz processor, 2GB of RAM and a 160GB hard drive as well as a glass multi-touch trackpad, built-in iSight webcam and microphone.
DealNN: printers, more
Today's featured deals from DealNN include printers, keyboards, MacBooks and more. Most noteworthy is a crazy deal we found on the HP VooDooDNA gaming keyboard. It was priced at $79.99, but a $40 instant rebate drops the price to $39.99, a coupon code slashes an additional 20% off the cost for a final price of $29.99. Get a fully customized gaming experience with the VooDooDNA keyboard, featuring programmable keys, a detachable wrist rest and illuminated characters.
DealNN: Sharp Aquos Bluray
Today's featured deal of the day from DealNN is on the Sharp Aquos Blu-ray player from OneCall.com. It is regularly priced at $249.95, but has been reduced to $219.95, and a fathers day promo code drops the price again by $20 to $199.95 making this the lowest total price we could find on this Blu-ray player by about $45. The Sharp Blu-ray player features 1080p HD-resolution and provides playback of Blu-ray discs as well as DVDs and CDs with full up-conversion.
DealNN: iPods, GPS units
Today's featured deals from DealNN include iPods, GPS units, wireless routers and more. Today's deal of the day from Buy.com is on the TRENDnet Wireless N home router for $24.99. That's a price cut of $34.01 off the list price of $59 and includes FREE shipping. The TRENDnet Wireless N router supports cable/DSL modems with most connection types. Transmit wireless data at up to 300Mbps over distances up to 300m.
Apple refurbs: Mac mini
Today's featured refurbished deals from Apple's online store include unibody MacBooks iPods, and accessories. First up is the 1.83GHz Mac mini for $419. Unibody MacBooks start at $1099 for the 2.0GHz model with 2GB of memory and 160GB hard drive. Current-generation 8GB iPod nanos are available for $99 and come in purple, blue, green, yellow, orange, silver, pink, black. First-generation iPod touch models are available in three configurations 8GB for $159, 16GB for $219 and 32GB for $279. Mac accessories include the wireless Mighty Mouse for $59, wireless keyboard for $69, AirPort Express Base station for $85 and AirPort Extreme for $135.
DealNN: Logitech diNovo
Today's featured DealNN deal is on the Logitech diNovo Edge Bluetooth keyboard, Mac edition. It is priced at $99 at PCconnection.com, which is about $60 less than the MSRP and it includes FREE shipping. The Logitech diNovo Edge Bluetooth wireless keyboard is cut from a single piece of Plexiglass and set in a brushed aluminum frame, it is rechargeable, and will last for up to one day one a five minute charge.
DealNN: Mac mini
Today's featured DealNN deal is on the 1.83GHz Mac mini from BHphotoVideo.com. It is regularly priced at $599, but has been reduced to $449 and includes FREE shipping as well as free Parallels Desktop 4 software. This Mac mini has 1GB of RAM, 80GB hard drive, AirPort Extreme wireless, SuperDrive, speakers and four USB ports.
Apple refurbs: MacBooks
Apple's online store is currently offering a variety of Mac models starting as low as $849. Two Mac models are priced at $849, the 20-inch 2.4GHz iMac and 2.0GHz white MacBook. MacBook Airs are available for as low as $999 for the 1.6GHz model with 2GB of memory and 80GB hard drive. The 24-inch, 2.66GHz iMac with 4GB of memory and 640GB hard drive is available for $1299. Unibody MacBook models start as low as $1099 for the 2.0GHz model with 2GB of memory and 160GB hard drive. The 2.4GHz MacBook Pro with 2GB of memory and 250GB hard drive is priced at $1699. Save $400 on the 2.8GHz Mac Pro with 2GB of RAM and 320GB hard drive, now priced at $2399.