Week’s best Apple deals: Get an iPhone SE for free


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Nothing's better than a free iPhone!
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If you’re in the market for a new iPhone, you have lots of options this week. Plus, TechRabbit is running its “best of Apple” sale. Don’t miss out on your chance to save on iPods and MacBooks as well!

Prepaid 32GB 4G LTE iPhone SE for MetroPCS for Free

If you don’t have any qualms about switching your wireless service, here’s a way to get a free iPhone. All you have to do is switch to Metro PCS and sign up for an unlimited high-speed data plan (plans start at $50 per month), and you’ll get a free iPhone SE. That’s the best deal we could find for this phone on any prepaid carrier by $160, and the first time we’ve ever seen this phone offered for free. It features a 4-inch Retina display, an A9 chip, a Touch ID fingerprint sensor, a 12MP iSight camera, a FaceTime HD camera, LTE, Wi-Fi and iOS 10.

TechRabbit Best of Apple Sale

If you don’t mind refurbished or used devices, you can save a bundle at TechRabbit’s Best of Apple Sale. Everything from iMacs to iPhones, iPods and MacBooks are discounted up to 77 percent. Plus, all orders come with free shipping. The sale ends March 7.

Refurb unlocked iPhone 7 Plus 128GB for $490

If you’re specifically shopping for an iPhone 7, look no further. This deal on a refurbished, unlocked iPhone 7 Plus 128GB is the best price we’ve seen for this model. The phone, which is available in Jet Black, features dual 12MP cameras with optical image stabilization, a 5.5-inch Retina HD display, A10 Fusion chip, Touch ID, LTE and iOS 10.

Fontmania for iPhone/iPad for free

If you’ve gotten bored with taking selfies, here’s an easy way to make it fun again. Fontmania allows you to add captions. Better yet, this app is free — a $5 savings.


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