Daily Deals: $1,499 2.53GHz MacBook Pro, Bombardiers Guild, $120 8GB iPod nano

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We close out the week with a deal on a MacBook Pro, a game and the current iPod nano. For $1,499, you can get a MacBook Pro with a 2.53GHz Core 2 Duo processor and a 15-inch screen. If you’d like to try your hand at a bombing run on your iPhone or iPod touch, you can check out “Bombardier Guilds” for free. Finally, there is a $120 deal on 8GB models of the current iPod nano.

Along the way, we’ll check out other bargains on gadgets for the Mac, iPhone and iPod. As always, details on these and many more items are available on CoM’s “Daily Deals” page after the jump.

For readers in the U.S., we hope you have a safe and fun Memorial Day celebration.


751370-largeExperCom offers dealmac readers the Apple MacBook Pro Intel Core 2 Duo 2.53GHz 15.4″ Widescreen Notebook, model no. MC118LL/A, for $1,599. Add coupon code “dealmac” to your cart to cut it to $1,499. (With around $9 for shipping, it’s the lowest total price we could find by $22.) It features an Intel Core 2 Duo 2.53GHz dual-core processor, 15.4″ 1440×900 glossy LCD, 4GB RAM, 250GB 5400 rpm hard drive, SuperDrive, NVIDIA GeForce 9400 on-board graphics, AirPort Extreme (802.11n), Bluetooth 2.1+EDR, Gigabit Ethernet, iSight webcam, backlit keyboard, multi-touch glass trackpad, FireWire port, Secure Digital card slot, and more. Deal ends June 15.

Of note, it’s available with three years of AppleCare for $1,699 plus $9 for shipping.

780299-largeToday only, the iTunes App Store offers downloads of Bombardiers Guild for iPhone / iPod touch for free. (That’s $2 off and the lowest price we’ve seen for this strategy shooter game.)

780310-largeKmart offers the 5th-generation Apple iPod nano 8GB MP3 Player in Silver (pictured), Black, Blue, Pink, or Purple for $149.99. In-cart, the price falls to $119.99 with free shipping. (Although that’s $5 over our mention from two weeks ago, since expired, it’s still the lowest total price we could find for each color by at least $11.) Sales tax is added where applicable. The 5th-generation iPod nano features a 2.2″ LCD, video camera, microphone, FM tuner, and more.

780308-largeToday only, MacUpdate.com offers downloads of Ohanaware’s Funtastic Photos for Mac for $15.95. (That’s $19 off and the lowest price we could find for this photo editing and management software.) Click here for more information.

780249-largeMEElectronics via Buy.com offers the MEElectronics M2P Sound-Isolating Headphones with Microphone for $8.99. (With free shipping, that’s the lowest total price we could find by $8.) These headphones feature an inline microphone, three sets of eartips, 9mm drivers, 20Hz to 20kHz frequency response, 3.5mm plug, and more.

779875-largeUS Appliance offers the Sony BRAVIA 60″ 120Hz 1080p Widescreen LED-Backlit LCD HD Television, model no. KDL-60EX700, together with the Sony BDP-S470 1080p Blu-ray Disc Player for $2,699. (The Blu-ray player will be added to your cart automatically.) Coupon code “sony7” cuts it to $2,249. (With free shipping, that’s $100 under our mention from three days ago and the lowest total price we could find for the pair by $278.)

The HDTV features a built-in LightSensor and presence sensor (which help save energy), 1920×1080 (1080p) native resolution, 120Hz refresh rate, 100,000:1 dynamic contrast ratio, LED edge lighting, USB port, four HDMI inputs, and VGA, component, and other video inputs. The Blu-ray player offers 1080p output with DVD upconversion, Dolby Digital Plus and Dolby TrueHD decoders, Ethernet port, one HDMI output, and component and other video outputs. Deal ends June 3.

769337-largeJR.com offers the Nikon SB-R200 Remote Speedlight Bundle for for $163.95. Coupon code “MEMORIALDAY” cuts it to $144.95 plus $2.95 for shipping. (That’s $10 under our February mention and the lowest total price we could find by $19.) It features four wireless channels and includes the Nikon Speedlight Stand, Nikon Extreme Close-Up Positioning Adapter, Nikon Color Filter Set, Color Filter Holder, Nikon Diffuser, Nikon Flexible Arm Clip, and the Nikon Soft Case. Coupon ends June 1.

778797-largeTiger Direct offers the factory-refurbished Canon VIXIA HF200 1080p Secure Digital Card HD Digital Camcorder, model no. 3536B001, for $399.99. (With free shipping, that’s $6 under our mention of a refurbished unit two weeks ago and $149 below the lowest total price we could find for a new, factory-sealed unit.) Features include up to 12 hours (3 hours full HD) recording time on a 32GB SDHC memory card (not included), 15x optical zoom, 1920×1080 (1080p) recording, 3.3-megapixel still photos, 2.7″ widescreen LCD, HDMI output, and USB connectivity. A 3-month Canon warranty applies.

780315-largeThe iTunes App Store offers downloads of Textfree Unlimited for iPhone / iPod touch for free. (That’s a $6 drop and the best price we’ve seen for this texting app.)

767265-largeDell Home offers the Iomega eGo 500GB Portable USB 2.0 External Hard Drive, model no. 34745, for $59.99 with free shipping ($0.12/GB). (That’s $40 under our January mention and the lowest total no-rebate price we’ve seen for any 500GB portable hard drive.) Sales tax is added where applicable. This “Designed for Dell” drive sports a Power Grip Band and Drop Guard Xtreme feature to protect it from data damage if it falls.