We start the week with several deals for the Mac fan. First up is a freebie game from the App Store, “Hungry Shark Part 1’ for the iPhone. Next up, MacConnection has a new batch of MacBook Pro laptops, starting at $1,099 for a 2.4GHz unit. We wrap-up the featured deals with a 22-inch iMac from the Apple Store for $929.
Along the way, we’ll check out other Mac deals, including a bargain on an 8GB iPod touch, an iPod charger kit and various iPhone, iPad and iPod software.
As usual, details on these and many other items can be found at CoM’s “Daily Deals” page right after the jump.
The iTunes App Store offers downloads of Future Games of London’s Hungry Shark – Part 1 for iPhone / iPod touch for free. (That’s the best price we could find for this newly released shark game.)
MacConnection continues to offer rebates on several new MacBook Pro models, as listed below. Plus, all orders qualify for free shipping. (After rebate, each system is tied with our June mention and at the lowest total price we could find by at least $50.) Rebates end August 31. The deals:
Apple MacBook Pro MC374LL/A Core 2 Duo 2.4GHz 13.3’ for $1,099 via $100 rebate
Apple MacBook Pro MC375LL/A Core 2 Duo 2.66GHz 13.3’ for $1,349 via $100 rebate
Apple MacBook Pro MC371LL/A Core i5 Dual 2.4GHz 15’ for $1,669 via $100 rebate
Apple MacBook Pro MC372LL/A Core i5 Dual 2.53GHz 15’ for $1,799 via $150 rebate
Apple MacBook Pro MC024LL/A Core i5 Dual 2.53GHz 17’ for $2,049 via $150 rebate
The Apple Store offers stock of 9 factory-refurbished previous- and current-generation Apple Aluminum iMac Desktops in its Special Deals section. (They’re up to $850 off, and with free shipping, at the lowest total price we’ve seen.) Each comes with a 1-year Apple warranty, the same as new Macs. Sales tax is added where applicable. Items are removed from Apple’s site when they sell out. Notables:
Apple MB950LL/A iMac 21.5’ Intel Core 2 Duo 3.06GHz Desktop for $929
Apple MB418LL/A iMac 24’ Intel Core 2 Duo 2.66GHz Desktop for $999
Apple MB419LL/A iMac 24’ Intel Core 2 Duo 2.93GHz Desktop for $1,039
Apple MC413LL/A iMac 21.5’ Intel Core 2 Duo 3.06GHz Desktop for $1,099
Apple MB952LL/A iMac 27’ Intel Core 2 Duo 3.06GHz Desktop for $1,269
Apple MB953LL/A iMac 27’ Intel Core i5 Quad 2.66GHz Desktop for $1,529
browse all refurbished Apple iMacs at the Apple Store
GoldenGadgets.com offers this 3-in-1 Charger Kit for iPod / iPhone for $3.99. Coupon code “MEM15’ cuts it to $3.39. [With free shipping, that's tied with our mention from two weeks ago as the lowest total price we could find by $8.] (It’s also the best price we’ve seen for any iPod / iPhone 3-in-1 charger kit by $2.) It features a wall charger, car charger, and retractable USB cable.
Expect this item to take two to three weeks to arrive.
The Apple Store offers the refurbished Apple iPod touch 8GB MP3 Player, model no. MC086LL/A, for $149 with free shipping. (That’s tied with our mention from two weeks ago and the lowest total price we’ve seen for this current-generation model with a 1-year Apple warranty.) Sales tax is added where applicable. It features a multi-touch interface, 3.5’ 480×320 widescreen display, 802.11g wireless, Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR, Nike + iPod support, up to 30 hours of battery life, and access to downloadable content from Apple’s iTunes App Store.
Of note, The Apple Store offers the refurbished second-generation Apple iPod touch 32GB MP3 Player, model no. FB533LL/A, for $249 with free shipping, another price low.
The iTunes App Store offers downloads of Toodledo for iPhone / iPod touch / iPad for free. (That’s a $4 drop and the best price we’ve seen for this to do list manager.)
The Apple Store continues to discount several factory-refurbished Apple Mac mini computers, as listed below. (Each carries free shipping and is well under the best total price we could find for a new unit.) Sales tax is added where applicable. A 1-year warranty applies, the same as new systems. Items are removed from Apple’s web site once sold out. The models, all with free shipping:
Apple Mac mini MB464LL/A Intel Core 2 Duo 2GHz Desktop for $499
Apple Mac mini MC238LL/A Intel Core 2 Duo 2.26GHz Desktop for $499
Apple Mac mini MC239LL/A Core 2 Duo 2.53GHz Desktop for $589
Apple Mac mini MC438LL/A Core 2 Duo 2.66GHz Desktop for $719
Apple Mac mini MC408LL/A 2.53GHz with Snow Leopard Server for $749
Shop4Tech.com offers this Portable USB Speaker for $7.99. Coupon code “VG15’ cuts it to $6.79. (With free shipping, that’s a buck off and the lowest total price we could find.) It features a rechargeable lithium battery.
Shop4tech.com offers this USB Mini Aquarium/Fish Tank with Colorful Light for $14.95. Apply coupon code “VG15’ to cut it to $12.71. (With free shipping, that’s tied with our mention from two weeks ago and $3 under the lowest total price we could find for a comparable item elsewhere.) It’s powered by USB or two AA batteries (not included).