Daily Deals: $199 8GB iPod touch, iPad 2 Cases, 16GB Unlocked iPhone 3G

We start another week of deals with bargains for the iPod touch, iPad 2 and iPhone 3G. First in the spotlight is an 8GB iPod touch for just $199 from the Apple Store. Next is silicone and TPU cases for Apple’s latest iPad 2, starting at $5.99. Last in the spotlight is a 16GB unlocked iPhone 3G for $338.

Along the way, we also check out a sliding bluetooth keyboard case for your iPhone 4, a case for your iPod touch, and software for your Mac. As always, details on these and many other items can be found at CoM’s “Daily Deals” page right after the jump.

Refurbished Apple iPod touch 8GB MP3 Player for $199 + free shipping

The Apple Store offers the factory-refurbished, 4th-generation (current generation) Apple iPod touch 8GB MP3 Player, model no. MC540LL/A, for $199 with free shipping. Although that’s $23 over our mention of a non-Apple refurb from last week, since expired, it’s the first time we’ve seen Apple offer a refurbished version of the current generation iPod touch. It features a new high definition Retina Display, 3-axis gyro, iOS 4.1, front- and rear-facing cameras (the latter capable of HD recording), FaceTime, Game Center, and more. Unlike the less-expensive refurbished unit we’ve seen, this includes a full 1-year Apple warranty.

Silicone and TPU Cases for iPad 2 w/ $2 Credit for $5 + $3 s&h

HandHeldItems.com offers Silicone and TPU Cases for iPad 2 starting at $5.99. Coupon code “ipad2cases20’ cuts 20% off, lowering the starting price to $4.79. Plus, receive a $2 HHI Store Credit with your purchase. With $2.85 for shipping, that’s the lowest total price we could find for either type of iPad 2 case by $11. Coupon expires March 31. A best bet is the iPad 2 TPU Skin Cover (pictured) for $4.79 via the above coupon. With $2.85 for shipping, that’s the lowest total price we could find by $10.

Refurbished Unlocked Apple iPhone 3G 16GB for $338 + free shipping

Today only, JustDeals.com offers a refurbished Unlocked Apple iPhone 3G 16GB for $337.77. Coupon code “DEALNEWS1’ (apply it on the payment methods page) yields free shipping. That’s tied with our February mention and the lowest total price we could find for this refurb by $13, and the best we’ve ever seen for this iPhone without any contract obligations. It features compatibility with 3G networks, built-in GPS navigation with Google Maps, enhanced enterprise support, a 3.5’ touch screen, at least five hours of talk time, and more. A 90-day JustDeals warranty applies.

Sliding Bluetooth Keyboard Case for iPhone 4 for $50 + $5 s&h

Geeks.com offers this Sliding Bluetooth Keyboard Case for iPhone 4, model no. BT-KYB-PHONE, for $49.99. With around $5 for shipping, that’s tied with our mention from ten days ago and the lowest total price we could find for a similar iPhone keyboard by $15. This hard case fits both the AT&T and Verizon iPhone 4 and features a sliding bluetooth keyboard, built-in rechargable Lithium battery, and more.

iHip Officially-Licensed NASCAR Stereo Earbuds for $4 + $5 s&h (updated)

Today only, AlphaShark.com offers the iHip Officially-Licensed NASCAR Stereo Earbuds for $9. With $4.95 for shipping, that’s the lowest total price we could find for these officially-licensed earbuds. Update: Coupon code “NASCAR5’ drops it to $4 plus $4.95 for shipping.

iPod touch 4G TuchiWallet 4 Case w/ $2 Credit for $4 + $3 s&h

HandHeldItems.com offers the iPod touch 4G TuchiWallet 4 Faux Leather Case in seven colors (Lime Green pictured) for $7.99. Coupon code “4tuchiwalletcolors” cuts it to $3.99. Plus, receive a $2 HHI Store Credit for free with your purchase. With $2.85 for shipping, that’s tied with our mention from last week and the lowest total price we could find for a similar case by $5, assuming you use the credit. Features include a magnetic snap, two credit card slots, and more. Coupon expires March 31.

Refurb Western Digital 1TB USB External Hard Drive for Mac for $50 + $8 s&h

Western Digital Outlet offers the factory-refurbished Western Digital My Book Essential 1TB USB 2.0 External Hard Drive for Mac, model no. WDBAAG0010HCH-NESN, for $49.99. Shipping adds $8.03 or spend over $100 for free shipping. Even with shipping, that’s $0.06/GB and $37 under the lowest total price we could find for a new unit, although it was $3 less ten days ago (since expired). It features an illuminated capacity gauge, GreenPower technology, and more. A 6-month Western Digital warranty applies.

Maxtor 2-Port FireWire PCMCIA Adapter Card for $1 + free shipping

mwave.com again offers the Maxtor 2-Port Firewire PCMCIA Adapter Card, model no. K01PM1394A, for 99 cents with free shipping. That’s tied with our mention from three weeks ago, although that included a $2 credit (since expired), and it’s the lowest total price we could find for the adapter card by $23. This card plugs into a 32-bit PCMCIA slot and provides two FireWire ports.

Hoyle Puzzle & Board Games 2010 for PC / Mac for $7 + free shipping

iNetVideo.com offers Hoyle Puzzle & Board Games 2010 for Windows or Mac for $6.99. With free shipping, it’s the lowest total price we could find by $11. It features Yacht, Suduko, Dominoes, Mahjong, Checker, Chess, and more.

CopyPaste Pro 3 for Mac downloads for $20

Today only, MacUpdate.com offers downloads of Plum Amazing’s CopyPaste Pro 3 for Mac for $20. That’s $10 off and the lowest price we could find for this multiple clipboard manager and media hub. Click here for more information.

  • JonBonIdiot

    Who would buy an unlocked iPhone 3G for that much… not even an “s”.

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