Tag - Refurbished
Despite being on the list of devices that will be compatible with the forthcoming iOS 9, Apple on Friday quietly removed the original iPad mini from its online store, leaving only the second- and third-generation devices for sale as new. The company is still offering the original 7.9-inch device, but only as a refurbished unit now (starting at $209, $40 off its most recent retail price). The first-gen iPad mini was introduced in 2012.
Straight But Not Narrow, The Trevor Project and Human I-T have announced a joint initiative to provide LGBTQ youth access to computers and online resources. Entitled "Power On", the initiative will run until LGBT Spirit Day on October 17, with the organizations encouraging donations of laptops, tablets and smartphones for distribution to LGBTQ resources centers throughout the US. The aim of the project is to provide youth with access to the Internet for the purpose of being more readily connected to peer support regarding sexual and gender identities. Donated devices will be refurbished by Human I-T.
On the heels of new product and software announcements, Apple has also re-stocked its Refurbished online store with a larger-than-normal selection of MacBook Pros, iPads, iMacs and Mac mini models. In particular, the company looks to be clearing out a backlog of older iPad models, ranging from the iPad 2 up to the current fourth-generation iPad and the original iPad mini. Prices are on par for the Refurbished store, and as usual includes a full warranty from Apple.
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.
For the first time since their introduction four months ago, Apple is offering refurbished models of the 27-inch current-generation iMac, at savings of up to 20 percent. Reflecting the constraints that have dogged the model since its introduction, the 27-inch refurbs list a 1-3 business day shipping window, and appear more than two months after Apple began offering refurbished versions of the 21-inch model. Following reports of a production breakthrough, iMacs of both sizes have appeared in greater quantity in the last month.
Today at Apple's online store save on a wide range of refurbished Mac computers, such as the refurb. 13.3-inch MacBook Air that's now dropped $240 in price, and includes a 1.7GHz dual-core Intel Core i5 processor, 4GB of RAM, 256GB of Flash storage, and a $1159 sale price. For $1699 is the refurb. 15.4-inch, 2.4GHz MacBook Pro, complete with 4GB of RAM, a 750GB hard drive, and quad-core Intel i7 processor.
Today's deals from DealNN include price breaks on iPads, iPhone accessories, and more. Apple.com is now offering a limited time discount on the refurbished, first-generation 16GB iPad with Wi-Fi and 3G, which includes a 9.7-inch widescreen multi-touch display, Bluetooth 2.1 technology, TV/Video support, and a rechargeable battery that lasts up to 10 hours. Currently featured at DealNN, the iPad has now dropped $170 in price and can be purchased for only $359.
Today's deals from DealNN include price breaks on TVs, headphones, and more. Macmall.com this week still has the refurbished Curtis 37-inch LCD TV with built-in HD Tuner available, which includes three built-in HDMI ports, a 16:9 aspect ratio, an 8ms response time, and a 90 day manufacturer's warranty on parts and labor. Currently featured at DealNN, the TV has now dropped to $237.99 in price and offers savings of up to $262.
At Apple's online store today save on refurbished MacBook Pro models now available for as little as $929 for the 13.3-inch MacBook Pro with a 2.4GHz Intel dual-core i5 processor, 4GB of RAM and a 500GB hard drive. A whopping $650 discount is available on the refurbished 15.4-inch MacBook Pro with a 2.66GHz Intel core i7 processor, 4GB of RAM and a 500GB hard drive, now $1249.
According a leaked shot of an inventory screen that appears to be authentic, videogame retailer GameStop may soon be expanded the presence of Apple products in its stores. The company may be adding some types of refurbished MacBooks to its lineup if the listings shown in the picture are any indication. GameStop already sells refurbished iPhones, iPods, iPod Touch and iPads, game site Kotaku reports.