Daily Deals: $1,199 MacBook Air, App Store Price Drops, $49 iPhone 3G

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We start off with another deal on MacBook Air laptops from the Apple Store. These deals include a 1.8GHz MacBook Air for $1,199. Also on tap is a new round of App Store price drops, including Amateur Surgeon, for you, well, amateur surgeons out there. Finally, we wrap up the top trio with some refurbed iPhone 3Gs from AT&T, including an 8GB 3G for $49.

As always, for details on these deals and many more bargains, check out CoM’s “Daily Deals” page right after the jump.


693933-largeThe Apple Store offers the factory-refurbished Apple MacBook Air Intel Core 2 Duo 1.8GHz 13.3″ Notebook, model no. MB450LL/A, for $1,199 with free shipping. (That’s tied with our mention from two weeks ago and $501 below the lowest total price we could find for a new unit.) Sales tax is added where applicable. Features include an Intel Core 2 Duo 1.8GHz dual-core processor, 13.3″ 1280×800 LED-backlit widescreen LCD, 2GB RAM, 64GB solid state hard drive (SSD), 802.11n wireless, Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR, multi-touch trackpad, and iSight webcam. It carries a 1-year Apple warranty, the same as new units. Other refurbished MacBook Air laptops available, each with free shipping:
Apple MC233LL/A MacBook Air Intel Core 2 Duo 1.86GHz 13.3″ w/ 120GB HDD for $1,249
Apple MB940LL/A MacBook Air Intel Core 2 Duo 1.86GHz 13.3″ w/ 128GB SSD for $1,349
Apple MC234LL/A MacBook Air Intel Core 2 Duo 2.13GHz 13.3″ w/ 128GB SSD for $1,549

773616-largeSeveral iPhone and iPod touch applications available from the iTunes App Store have recently dropped in price. (Each is the best deal we’ve seen on that title.) The deals:
Earthworm Jim for 99 cents ($1 off): Port of classic Sega Genesis/SNES game
5 Minutes to Kill (Yourself) for 99 cents ($2 off): Self-destructive game
Meowcenaries for 99 cents ($2 off): Top-down shooter
Amateur Surgeon for 99 cents ($2 off): Psuedo-surgery game
Your Permanent Record for $1.99 ($1 off): Gag app
Money 4.0 for $2.99 ($4 off): Money management assistant
Brothers In Arms 2: Global Front for $6.99 (pictured, $1 off): First-person shooter

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With activation of a new account and a 2-year data plan, AT&T Wireless offers deals on refurbished Apple iPhones, as listed below. (To find them, click the size — 8GB, 16GB, 32GB — under the two refurb models.) [With free shipping via 2-day delivery, each is $50 under the cost of a similar package with a new, factory-sealed model.] Sales tax is added where applicable. Each iPhone features compatibility with AT&T’s 3G network, built-in GPS navigation with Google Maps, enhanced enterprise support, a 3.5″ touch screen, at least 5 hours of talk time, and more. The deals:

Refurbished Apple iPhone 3G 8GB (pictured) for $49
refurbished Apple iPhone 3GS 16GB for $149
refurbished Apple iPhone 3GS 32GB for $249

767198-largeCellularFactory.com offers this 7-Port “Squid” USB 2.0 Hub in Black for $12.67. Add coupon code “7PORTUSB” to your cart to cut it to $6.99. (With free shipping, that’s a buck under our mention from two weeks ago and the lowest total price we could find by $4.) Coupon ends April 4.

755715-largeWDStore offers the factory-refurbished Western Digital My Book Essential Edition 1TB USB 2.0 External Hard Drive for $74.99 plus $7.99 for shipping ($0.08/GB). [That’s down $2 from our October mention and $17 under the lowest total price we could find for a new unit.] A 6-month Western Digital warranty applies.

764295-largeeForCity.com offers the Universal Leather Cell Phone Case for $6.99. Coupon code “EFWS032906” drops it to $5.49 with free shipping. [Although that’s $1 over our February mention, since expired, it’s still the lowest total price we could find by $5.] This case features a magnetic flap cover and belt clip. Coupon expires April 4.

773612-largeAs part of its latest Madness Sale, GoGamer discounts a selection of Mac games. (With shipping starting at $2.99, many are at the lowest total prices we could find.) Sale ends March 31 at 1 am ET. Notable titles on sale:

Medal Of Honor: Allied Assault War Chest for Mac for $19.90
Star Wars Battlefront for Mac for $24.90
TOCA Race Driver 3 for Mac for $27.90
Fable: The Lost Chapters for Mac (pictured) for $27.90
Neverwinter Nights 2 for Mac for $29.90
shop the entire GoGamer Madness Sale

743333-largeToday only for its Rewards Zone members, Best Buy offers the Pure Digital Flip Video Ultra 2GB Flash Memory Digital Camcorder in White for $69.99 plus $3 for shipping. (Not a Reward Zone member? Sign-up for free.) [That’s the lowest total price we could find by $51, although we saw it for $16 less on Black Friday.] Sales tax is added where applicable. This 640×480 camcorder holds up to 60 minutes of video on its 2GB of onboard memory. It features a 1.5″ LCD, USB connectivity, and direct uploading to YouTube and AOL via the included software.

765030-largeBuy.com offers the ioSafe Solo 2TB USB 2.0 External Hard Drive for $299.99 with free shipping ($0.15/GB). [That’s $60 under our January mention and the lowest total price we could find by $70.] This drive runs at 7200 rpm and claims to be disaster-proof against fire or flood. A 3-year warranty with a $1,000 disaster recovery service applies.

767367-largeToday only, Yugster.com offers the Rechargeable Digital Pin-Hole Spy Camera / 4GB USB Drive disguised as a pen for $28.97. Coupon code “YUGSAVE5/25” cuts it to $23.97. (With $5 for shipping, it’s $11 under our mention from earlier this month and the lowest total price we could find.) This tiny camera hidden inside a working ball pen features a built-in lithium battery. It uses a push-to-record switch.