Apple has recently added the 2014 MacBook Air to the refurbished section of the Apple Online Store. Currently, the 1.4 GHz Intel Core i5 11-inch MacBook Air is available in two configurations priced at $769 and $929, with 128 GB and 256 GB SSD’s respectively. 13-inch Air’s have also been in the store at various times in the last couple of days, so should return once Apple replenishes their refurbished inventory. These reduced prices are equivalent to around 15% savings in comparison new models from Apple’s site. The products were added two days ago, and have been lapsing in and out of stock constantly, so — like much of Apple’s refurbished offerings — quantities are obviously limited.
For the next six days, or until supplies are exhausted, Staples is discounting a variety of current generation Apple iPods and a first generation iPad mini. The break down is as follows:
- iPad mini WiFi 32GB: $289 (orig. $429)
- iPod shuffle 2GB (silver): $39 (Reg. $49)
- iPod nano 16GB: $124 (Reg. $149)
- iPod touch 16GB: $179 (Reg. $199), 32GB: $224 (Reg. $249)
- iPod classic 160GB: $189 (Reg. $249)
We saw slightly lower prices on many of these items from Staples two weeks ago. But these are the best prices you’ll find if you need an iPod right now.
Walmart has cut the prices of both of the current iPhone models substantially in what looks like some early prep for the iPhone 6, which is expected next month. As noted by Engadget, you’ll be able to get the 16 GB model of the iPhone 5c for only $.97. No, that’s not a typo. The phone is now selling for ninety-seven cent.
The 16 GB iPhone 5s also got yet another price cut, this time down from $99 to $79. Both of these prices are only temporary and will climb back to their usual points in 90 days—unless of course a newer model comes along and knocks the retail price of these handsets down a few bucks.
Update (8/18 11:45am): Only available for store pickup.
Update (8/17 9:20 AM):
Staples is offering all WiFi-enabled iPad Airs (Space Gray or Silver) for $130 off.
We’ve been told by a Target rep that quantities are limited and as such we highly recommend picking one up today. This deal is $100 better than retail and $20 less than Apple charges for a refurbished model. The first generation iPad mini features a 7.9-inch LED-backlit display, 10-hour battery life, and dual-core A5 chip.
@9to5toys I work at target and fml >_>—
Brian (@B_Ortolf13) August 17, 2014
REDcard holders can save additional 5%. Limit 2 iPads per customer, while supplies last.
Note: if size matters to you, you can get a 9.7-inch 32GB iPad 2 for $220 on Ebay. Though it is refurbished, you’ll likely be spared tax at time of purchase.
Even bigger? Grab a 32GB iPad Air for $489.99 shipped at Ebay. That’s $110 off of retail and the lowest we’ve ever seen it.
Altatac via eBay is offering the Apple iPad Mini w/ Retina Display and 16GB WiFi for only $319.99 with free shipping. That’s $79 off the list price. If you have access to a .edu email address then you can get it for $20 less at Best Buy.
Buy with confidence, Altatac has 99% positive feedback from over 425,000 customers.
Looking for more iPad deals? Click over to this post to save $100 on iPad Air and $50 (or more) on other Retina iPad mini models.
Update (8/13 4:30 PM): Blutek via eBay Daily Deals offers the iPad Air 32GB WiFi (Silver or Space Gray) for $489.99 shipped. That’s $110 off the original list price.
Update (8/11 11:10am): Blutek via eBay Daily Deals:
Staples and Best Buy have both kicked off significant iPad sales. First, Staples is taking $100 off all iPad Air WiFi models when you enter coupon code 79449 at checkout. That means the entry-level 16GB model is only $399, which is $20 less then Apple charges for it in refurbished condition. At the time of posting, all storage capacities except for the 128GB model are available in both Space Gray and Silver.
Next, Best Buy is knocking $50 off iPad mini with retina display. Both WiFi and cellular (Verizon, AT&T, Sprint) models are included in this sale. That drops the 16GB WiFi model down to $349.99. Keep in mind that you can save an additional $50 on these sale prices if you have access to a .edu email address.
Best Buy has the MacBook Air 1.4GHz 4GB/128GB SSD 13.3-inch for $848.99 shipped. Apply EDU email discount of $100 to drop the price to $749.99 shipped. That’s the lowest price we can find on a 13.3-inch Haswell MacBook Air new. (Choose open box to drop the price another $51 to $698).
13-inch : 128GB Specifications
- 1.4GHz dual-core Intel Core i5 processor, Turbo Boost up to 2.7GHz
- Intel HD Graphics 5000
- 4GB memory
- 128GB PCIe-based flash storage
B&H offers the Apple 13.3-inch MacBook Air (model MD761LL/A) for $949 with free shipping. Originally released in 2013 for $1,299, this MacBook Air features a 1.3GHz Intel Core i5 Dual-Core Haswell processor, 4GB of RAM, and a 256GB Solid-State Drive. We’ve only seen this Mac drop to this price point once before and that deal was exclusive for Best Buy student purchases.
Further tech specs include:
- Integrated Intel HD Graphics 5000
- 13.3″ LED-Backlit Glossy Display
- 1440 x 900 Native Resolution
- 802.11ac Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0
- Dual USB 3.0 Ports, One Thunderbolt Port
- 720p FaceTime HD Camera, SDXC Card Slot
- Includes Mac OS X 10.9 or OS X 10.8
Save $75 on AppleCare.
Amazon is offering the latest must-have accessory for Apple fans, the Beats Studio Over-Ear Headphones, in multiple colors for $249.99 shipped. That’s $50 off the regular price and the current lowest available on the newest model Studios. Today’s deal is available on all colors: black, white, red, blue, pink, orange, titanium and more. In the box you get a USB 2.0 charging cable, USB wall adapter, 3.5mm audio cable, Remote Talk cable, hard shell carrying case and the Beats cleaning cloth.
Update (8/8 8:15AM): Newegg is offering the refurbished Powerbeats in black for $44.89 shipped, the best refurbished price we’ve seen.
Amazon also has the Lebron James approved Powerbeats in-ear headphones for $79.99 with free shipping (Reg. $150). That’s the best price we have ever seen by $20. Available in neon orange, blue, and pink. Features bendable ear hooks, sweat and UV-resistant construction, and built-in microphone. Best Buy matches.
More headphone deals:
Woot has the Monster Turbine High Performance In-Ear headphones for $49.99 + $5 shipping. That’s $125 off the original listing, $62 under Amazon’s current price, the lowest we can find, and matching the best we’ve ever seen. They feature a black chrome all-metal housing, tangle-resistant cable design, Monster sound isolating eartips in multiple sizes. Rated 3.8/5 stars from over 700 Amazon customers.
- Jabra Chill In-Ear Headphones $10 (Reg. $18+)
- HMDX Bluetooth Headphones (black, blue, red) $20 (Reg. $30)
- Bose QuietComfort 3 Acoustic Noise Cancelling Headphones $314 shipped (Reg. $349)
- SYNC by 50 Cent Wireless Headphones (black, white, silver) $150 shipped (orig. $400)
- Sennheiser Amperior Aluminum On-Ear DJ Headphones (silver) $140 shipped (Reg. up to $279)
- Monster Diesel In-Ear Headphones (black) $35 shipped (Reg. $50+)
- SOL REPUBLIC Tracks On-Ear Headphones w/ $50 Dell GC: $65 shipped (Reg. $68+) – use code SRRX4P3DM5?S0T
Update (7/31 7:15am): iPad Air 16GB WiFi $429.99 shipped (Reg. $499) via eBay Daily Deals
Update (7/30 10:35am): Best Buy is taking $100-$200 off previous generation Retina MacBook Pros. Anyone with a .edu email can save an additional $100.
This morning, eBay Daily Deals is packed with some highly discounted Apple products:
- 13.3-inch MacBook Pro w/ Retina (ME864LL/A): $1099.99 shipped (orig. $1,299)
- Apple TV (3rd generation): $84.99 shipped (Reg. $99)
- iPad Air 32GB WiFi: $499.99 shipped (Reg. $599)
- Retina iPad mini 32GB WiFi: $429.99 shipped (Reg. $499)
- iPad mini 64GB WiFi: $349.99 shipped (orig. $529)
11.6-inch MacBook Air (MD711LL/B): $699.99 shipped (Reg. $899) 13.3-inch MacBook Pro (MD101LL/A): $899.99 shipped (Reg. $1,099)
Other Apple deals still alive:
- Apple Store refurb. Retina MacBook Pros dip to lowest prices ever, now start below $1,000
- Airport wireless routers (Refurb): Express $60 (Reg. $99 new), Extreme $120 (Reg. $199 new)
- iPad mini 32GB WiFi (Silver or Space Gray) $300 shipped (orig. $399)
- Desktop Macs: iMac 21.5-inch $1,100 shipped (Reg. $1299),
$110 off Mac mini
- Save 30% on AppleCare for your 13 or 15-inch MacBook
- Apple reboots its eBay refurbished store, iPhone 5 (unlocked) starts at $449
Blutek (Top Rated Plus seller) via eBay Daily Deals offers the 64GB iPad Air in Space Gray for $579.99 with free shipping. That’s $119 below the retail price of $699 and $9 below Apple’s asking price for the same model in refurbished condition. It features an “impossibly thin” unibody design, a beautiful 2048 x 1536 Retina display, and blazing fast A7 chip so you can multitask with ease.
Update (7/28 7:28 AM) The Mac Minis at Best Buy have dropped another $10 since last Friday making it a savings of $110 off the list price.
Update (7/25 2:38 PM): Best Buy offers the Apple Mac mini with 4GB of memory and a 500GB hard drive for $499.99 shipped. That’s $100 off the list price and the current lowest we can find. The higher-end model is also available at a $100 discount.
Bluetek USA via eBay is offering the newest iMac (ME086LL/A) 21.5″ Desktop for only $1,099.99 shipped. That’s $200 off Apple’s retail price and $179 less than Amazon’s current listing.
This iMac features a 2.7 GHz Quad-Core Intel Core i5 Processor with 6MB L3 cache. It has a 1TB (5400-rpm) Hard Drive, 8 GB (Two 4 GB) of 1600MHz DDR3 Memory, and a 21.5-inch (Diagonal) LED-backlit Display with IPS Technology; 1920-by-1080 Resolution. It also comes with Mac OS X Mavericks already installed. Read more