We start off with another deal on MacBook Pros. This offer includes a number of MacBook Pros, starting at $1,349 for a 2.66GHz Core 2 Duo. Also on tap is a deal on a 8GB iPod touch for $170. Finally, we round out our top trio with a deal on an iBook G4 (2.66GHz) with a 12-inch screen for $300.
Along the way, we’ll check out new software deals for the Mac, iPhone and iPad, as well as intriguing hardware bargains for the Mac fan. As always, details on all of these item, plus many more, are available on CoM’s “Daily Deals” page, starting right after the jump.
MacConnection offers mail-in rebates of up to $150 off for select new Apple MacBook Pro notebooks. Plus, all orders qualify for free shipping. (After rebate, each model is at least $71 under the lowest total non-rebate price we could find elsewhere.) Deals end April 30. The laptops:
MacBook Pro Core 2 Duo 2.66GHz 13.3’ (pictured) for $1,349 via $100 rebate
MacBook Pro Core i5 Dual Core 2.4GHz 15.4’ for $1,669 via $100 rebate
MacBook Pro Core i5 Dual Core 2.53GHz 15.4’ for $1,799 via $150 rebate
MacBook Pro Core i7 Dual Core 2.66GHz 15.4’ for $1,969 via $150 rebate
MacBook Pro Core i5 Dual Core 2.53GHz 17’ for $2,049 via $150 rebate
Datavis via eBay Daily Deal offers the current-generation Apple iPod touch 8GB MP3 Player in Black, model no. MC086LL/A, for $169.99. (With free shipping, that’s $5 under our mention last week and tied with a December deal, also from Datavis, for the lowest total price we’ve seen for this current-generation iPod touch.) It touts a multi-touch interface, 3.5’ 480×320 widescreen display, 802.11g wireless, Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR, up to 30 hours of battery life, and access to downloadable content from Apple’s iTunes App Store. Deal ends May 1.
Geeks.com offers the refurbished Apple iBook G4 1.33GHz 12.1’ Notebook, model no. M9846LL/A, with Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard pre-installed for $299.99. (With free shipping via coupon code “FREESHIP”, that’s tied with our mention from last week for the best total price we’ve seen on a Leopard-equipped iBook G4.) Features include a PowerPC 7447a G4 1.33GHz processor, 12.1’ 1024×768 LCD, 1GB RAM, 40GB hard drive, DVD-ROM/CD burner combo drive, ATI Mobility Radeon 9550 32MB graphics, Bluetooth, 802.11g wireless, and Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard.
A 90-day Geeks warranty applies. Also, this item is listed as B-Stock, which means it may have cosmetic blemishes.
Today only, MacUpdate.com offers downloads of Binerus’ 3D Text for Mac for $14.95. (That’s $15 off and the lowest price we could find for this 3D logos and headers tool.) Click here for more information.
Buy.com offers the Logitech Z520 Speaker System, model no. 980-000337, for $89.99. This $25 mail-in rebate cuts it to $64.99. (With free shipping, that’s the lowest total price we could find by $25.) These 9’ tall speakers feature 26 watts of power, 70Hz to 20KHz frequency response, auxiliary input, and more. Rebate ends May 1.
Rocket-Auctions via eBay Daily Deal offers the Polaroid My Memories Scrapbook Software Suite for Windows and Mac for $14.99. (With free shipping, that’s the lowest total price we could find by $39.) This suite allows you to create and share albums as hardbound books, DVDs, or interactive CDs. You can also turn your pages into greeting cards that can be mailed directly to your family and friends. Deal ends May 3 at 4:23 pm ET.
The iTunes App Store offers downloads of Digital Chocolate’s Fantasy Warrior Legends for iPhone / iPod touch for free. (That’s the lowest total price we could find for this role playing game.)
TigerDirect.com again offers the Seagate BlackArmor 110 2TB Network Attached Storage, model no. ST320005MNA10G-RK, for $229.99 with free shipping ($0.11/GB). T[hat ties our mention from three weeks ago as the lowest total price we could find, this time by a buck.] It’s also the best deal we’ve seen for any 2TB NAS, which are commonly $300 and up.
This network attached storage device features Ethernet connectivity, two USB 2.0 ports for attaching flash drives, digital cameras, and more, and event email notification. It can function as an FTP server for remote file access and can stream media to DLNA-compliant devices and computers running iTunes software.
SuperBiiz.com offers the Wacom Bamboo Touch Tablet in Black, model no. CTT460, for $44.99. Coupon code “HONEYBEE5’ drops it to $39.99. (With free shipping, that $2 under last week’s mention and tied for the lowest total price we’ve seen for this tablet.) This 8.2’ x 5.4’ tablet features a multi-touch interface, allowing web navigation, picture manipulation, and more with finger gestures and taps. Coupon expires May 2.
Abe’s of Maine offers the Fujifilm Finepix S1800 12.2-Megapixel Digital Camera for $199.99 plus 90 cents for shipping. (That’s $4 under our mention from two days ago and the lowest total price we’ve seen for this digital camera.) Features include a 3’ LCD, Fujinon 28mm wide-angle 18x optical zoom lens, face detection, dual image stabilization, up to 6400 ISO, 720p video, 13MB built-in memory, SDHC card slot, USB 2.0 connectivity, and more.