We begin with more deals on the MacBook Air, starting at $849 for a 1.4GHz machine with 64GB of SSD memory. Next is a MacBook Pro powered with a Quad Core i7 processor running at 2.2GHz. This machine with a 17-inch screen is just $2,100. Finally, we wrap up our spotlight deals with a 27-inch Apple LED Cinema Display for just $849.
Along the way, we take a peak at a number of other items, including a horn stand portable amplifier for your iPhone 4; a Bluetooth dongle for your iPod and a leather case for your iPhone 3G or 3GS. As always, details on these and many other deals can be found at CoM’s “Daily Deals” page right after the jump.
Refurbished Apple MacBook Air Laptops from $849 + free shipping
The Apple Store has stock of seven factory-refurbished 3-lb. MacBook Air notebooks. Plus, each system qualifies for free shipping. At up to $250 off, each model is at or near the lowest total price we could find. Sales tax is added where applicable. Each item carries a 1-year Apple warranty, the same as new units. Items are removed from The Apple Store when sold out. The laptops:
Refurb MacBook Air MC505LL/A Core 2 Duo 1.4GHz 11.6″ 64GB SSD w/ 2GB RAM for $849
refurb MacBook Air MC506LL/A Core 2 Duo 1.4GHz 11.6″ 128GB SSD w/ 2GB RAM for $1,019
refurb MacBook Air MB234LL/A Core 2 Duo 2.13GHz 13.3″ 128GB SSD w/ 2GB RAM for $1,099
refurb MacBook Air MC503LL/A Core 2 Duo 1.86GHz 13.3″ 128GB SSD w/ 2GB RAM for $1,099
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MacMall via eBay Daily Deal offers the Apple MacBook Pro Core i7 Quad 2.2GHz 17″ Widescreen Notebook, model no. MC725LL/A, for $2,100 with free shipping. That’s $200 below our mention from three weeks ago and the lowest total price we’ve seen for this model. It features an Intel Core i7 2.2GHz quad-core processor, 17″ 1920×1200 LED-backlit display, 4GB RAM, 750GB 5400 rpm hard drive, 8x SuperDrive, AirPort Extreme (802.11n), Bluetooth 2.1+EDR, Gigabit Ethernet, Thunderbolt port, FaceTime HD camera, multi-touch trackpad, Secure Digital card slot, Mac OS X v10.6 Snow Leopard, and more.
The Apple Store offers the factory-refurbished Apple 27″ LED Cinema Display HD Widescreen LCD Monitor, model no. MB382LL/A, for $849. (Click “Displays” on the left to find it.) With free shipping, that’s $150 off and tied with our mention from last week as the lowest total price we could find for this display. Sales tax is added where applicable. It features a native resolution of 2560×1440, 1,000:1 contrast ratio, 12ms grey-to-grey response time, 375 cd/m² brightness, built-in iSight camera, 3-port USB 2.0 hub, and Mini DisplayPort connectivity. A 1-year Apple warranty applies, the same as with new displays.
Cellular Factory offers this Horn Stand Portable Amplifier for Apple iPhone 4 in Green for $11.99. Coupon code “5TE38U” yields free shipping. That’s the lowest total price we could find in any color by $18. It features plastic construction and holds your phone vertically or horizontally. Coupon ends April 25.
Buy.com offers the Monster Cable iCarPlay 500 FM Transmitter for iPod, model no. AI 500 FM-CH, for $12.99 with free shipping. That’s the lowest total price we could find by $28. This tuner features eight presets, LED display, 24k gold contacts, and more. It’s compatible with select iPod models with dock connectors.
Today only, SquareTrade offers its SquareTrade iPhone 2-Year Warranty for $99. Coupon code “EASTER” cuts it to $93.75. At $30 off, that’s tied with last week’s expired mention and one of the best deals we’ve seen for this service. Unlike AppleCare, SquareTrade’s extended warranty also includes drop and spill protection. Have other items that need extended warranties? SquareTrade.com also takes 30% off other warranties sitewide (with a $30 maximum discount) via the above coupon.
Until April 19 at 9 pm ET, Pennywise.com offers the jWIN iLUV i151 Bluetooth TX Dongle for Apple iPod for $15.99. Coupon code “dealnews1” cuts it to $14.99. With 1 cent for shipping, that’s tied our mention from last month and the lowest total price we could find by $16. It’s compatible with most iPods (except the iPod shuffle) and it features A2DP and AVRCP support, a range up to 33 feet, and more. Please note that this merchant does not offer a return policy.
Skullcandy via eBay Daily Deal offers the Skullcandy Slider Case for Apple iPod touch in four colors (Black pictured) for $4.99. With free shipping, it’s the lowest total price we could find by $20. This case is designed for the 2nd- and 3rd-generation iPod touch.
NetDirectBargains via eBay Daily Deal offers the Griffin Elan Form Leather Case for iPhone 3G / 3GS, model no. GB01362, for $4.99. With free shipping, that’s the lowest total price we could find by $4. Features include genuine leather construction, polypropylene lining, and more.
ChiTek offers the Acase EZ-Carry Folio Case with Built-In Stand for Apple iPad 2 for $32.95. Coupon code “4BA889A2” cuts it to $23.06. With $4.50 for shipping, that’s the lowest total price we could find by $15. This ultra polyurethane slim case puts your iPad in sleep and “awake” modes when you close and open the flap, similar to the Apple Smart Cover. It features a built-in stand. Coupon expires April 20.