Best Apple deals: Low prices on MacBook Air, iPhone 6, more

Week’s best Apple deals: Low prices on MacBook Air, iPhone 6 and more


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If you want a MacBook Air, now's the time to get a deal.
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With the announcement of a new iPhone (and who knows what else) barely two weeks away, Apple deals are a little scarce this week, but we still found some good ones. Get apps at the best prices we’ve ever seen, $25 off a brand new MacBook Air and more.

Used MacBook Air laptops from $579

Other World Computing continues to discount a selection of used MacBook Air laptops, with prices starting at $579 (cheaper models are already sold out).

All orders qualify for free shipping. Available quantities for some models may be limited. Each laptop is covered by a 90-day Other World Computing warranty.

MacBook Air Broadwell i5 13-inch laptop for $775 (students only)

For qualifying students, Best Buy offers the 3-pound Apple MacBook Air Intel Broadwell Core i5 1.6 GHz 13.3-inch laptop bundled with a three-device, six-month subscription to Kaspersky Internet Security for Windows, Mac, Android or iOS for $924.99.

Qualifying students can sign up to receive a unique $150-off coupon code that cuts the price to $774.99 with free shipping. That’s a $25 drop from four days ago (that price was available to everyone), and the lowest total price we could find by $25.

The laptop features an Intel Core i5 1.6 GHz Broadwell dual-core processor, 13.3-inch 1,440-by-900 LED-backlit LCD, 8GB RAM, 128GB SSD, 802.11ac wireless, Bluetooth 4.0, Thunderbolt 2, USB 3.0, SDXC card slot, 720p FaceTime camera, backlit keyboard and Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite.

iPhone 6 16GB model for Straight Talk for $399

Walmart offers the iPhone 6 16GB prepaid smartphone for Straight Talk in Silver or Space Gray for $399 with free shipping. That’s tied with our May mention and $51 under any other prepaid service for this phone.

MindNode for iPhone and iPad for free

iTunes is offering free downloads of MindNode for iPhone and iPad. The app helps you create and share visuals for to-do lists, notes, flowcharts and more. This Editors’ Choice deal is $10 off the normal price.


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