We start out with the MacBook Air. MacMall is offering the 13.3-inch MBA , powered by a 1.86GHz Core 2 Duo processor with 2GB or RAM and a 120GB hard drive for just $939 – down from the usual $1,499. Also in the spotlight is the latest crop of iPad app price drops, along with some more iPhone app freebies, including “Etch-a-Sketch.”
We’ll also take a look at cases for your iPad, speakers for your iPod and software for your Mac. Like always, details on these and many other products can be found at CoM’s “Daily Deals” page after the jump.
iPad App Price Drops: Live Slots, Fruit Ninja, Farting Frenzy, more
The iTunes App Store offers price drops on downloads of several Apple iPad applications, as listed below. The deals:
Live Slots HD for 99 cents ($3 off): Slot machine game
Fruit Ninja HD for 99 cents ($2 off): Fruit slicing game
iQuarters for 99 cents ($1 off): Virtual quarters game
Farting Frenzy XL for 99 cents ($1 off): Memory challenge game
Scene It? Harry Potter HD for 99 cents ($4 off): Movie trivia game
Bunny Hunt for 99 cents ($2 off): Reaction-time game
Communicator HD for 99 cents ($1 off): Walkie-talkie experience
Command & Conquer Red Alert for iPad for $4.99 ($5 off): Real-time strategy game
Need for Speed Shift for iPad for $9.99 ($3 off): Racing game
The iTunes App Store offers downloads of several applications for Apple iPhone and iPod touch for free, as listed below. With a savings of up to $4, each is at the lowest price we’ve seen. Note that these apps are compatible with the iPad but will run at a significantly lower resolution. (Check the individual apps for further information.) The deals:
Etch A Sketch (pictured): Classic drawing
Cops & Robbers: Action adventure game
Time Geeks: Find All!: Searching game
SoundCloud: Wireless internet music access/recording
A Skeleton Story…The Game: Platforming game
iQuarium: Virtual aquarium
My Location Pro: Social-media location sharing
Accelerate Weight Loss: Weight loss assistant
DrawingBoth: Multi-dextrous training
The Apple Store currently has stock of 32 factory-refurbished unibody MacBook Pro notebooks in its Special Deals section, with prices starting at $1,019. Combined with free shipping, that puts most systems at lowest-we’ve-seen prices. Sales tax is added where applicable. All come with a 1-year Apple warranty, the same as new Macs. Items are removed from Apple’s site when they sell out. Notable laptops:
Refurbished MacBook Pro MC374LL/A Core 2 Duo 2.4GHz 13.3’ for $1,019
refurbished MacBook Pro MB985LL/A Core 2 Duo 2.66GHz 15.4’ for $1,469
refurbished MacBook Pro MC373LL/A Core i7 2.66GHz 15.4’ for $1,869
refurbished MacBook Pro FC373LL/A Core i5 Dual 2.53GHz 17’ for $1,949
see all refurbished MacBook Pro laptops at The Apple Store
Today only, MidnightBox.com offers this Incipio Feather Slim Case for Apple iPad in Purple, model no. IPAD-116, for $6.95 plus $3.99 for shipping. That’s $9 under our September mention, and the lowest total price we could find by $13. It’s 1mm thick and features polymer construction. It ships with a screen protector and cleaning cloth.
Sony Speaker Dock / Clock Radio for iPod for $59 + $13 s&h
MegaMacs.com offers dealmac readers the Sony Speaker Dock and Clock Radio for iPod / iPhone, model no. ICFCS10IPBLK, for $59.49. With around $13 for shipping, that’s $8 under our June mention and the lowest total price we’ve seen for a new one. It features two 3.5-watt speakers, an AM/FM tuner, remote control, digital clock, sleep timer, alarm with three wake-up modes, and more. Deal ends December 7 at 1 pm ET.
BuyDig.com offers the Western Digital Elements 1TB USB 2.0 External Hard Drive, model no. WDBAAU0010HBK-NESN, for $59.99 with free shipping ($0.06/GB). That’s $9 under our mention from last week and the lowest total price we could find by $7. (It was a buck less in August, since expired.)
B&H Photo-Video offers the Western Digital My DVR Expander 1TB eSATA External Hard Drive, model no. WDG1S10000VN, for $89.95 with free shipping ($0.09/GB). That’s slightly less than our November mention and the lowest total price we could find by $10. This drive runs at 7200 rpm.
Today only, MacUpdate.com offers downloads of Metakine’s Decompose for Mac for $14.99. That’s $15 off and the lowest price we could find for this image component extraction software. Click here for more information.
Today only, Musician’s Friend offers the Steven Slate Drums Signature Drum Kits EX for Windows and Mac for $29.99 with free shipping. That’s $10 under our September mention and the lowest total price we’ve seen for this version. It features samples of 10 drum kits — including on Old Led Zepplin kit — five hybrid kits with multiple layers of kicks and snare, and more. Samples are transferred to digital via high-end A/D converters at 24-bit/ 44.1khz.
Big Fish Games takes 50% off all game downloads for Windows and Mac for new customers via coupon code “NEW50’. (The discount can only be applied to one game per customer.) After the discount, all titles cost $3.49. That’s tied with our mention from two weeks ago as the best sitewide coupon we’ve seen from Big Fish Games since July. Some exclusions may apply. Coupon ends December 2.