Belkin’s latest Bluetooth keyboard cases are specifically designed for iPad Air 2/iPad mini 3

Belkin-QODE-ultimate-Keyboard-iPad-Air-2Belkin curiously introduced all-new iPad Bluetooth Keyboards a mere 72 hours before Tim Cook would take the stage at 1 Infinite Loop to announce iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3. The refreshed QODE keyboard cases were certainly worth lusting over, but what good are they if they don’t support Apple’s latest tablets, right? Well, Belkin fixed that this morning by releasing an updated line of keyboards and covers specifically designed for iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3… Read more

MacMall has the new Mac Minis (starting at $494) and Retina iMac ($2494) slightly marked down with tax in few states

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Apple released some impressive new machines today and bargain hunters can save a few bucks ($5 to be exact) at MacMall across the board. A bigger savings may be tax which MacMall only charges in the following states: CA, NY, IL, WI, MN, CO, TN, NC and GA. (savings of $200 or more on the iMac)

Other retailers like B&H, Best Buy, Adorama and Amazon have yet to update their inventory as of this writing.

MacMall Part # MFR Part # Description MSRP  Price
Mac mini
13312163 MGEM2LL/A MAC MINI 1.4GHZ/4GB/500 SATA/5000 $499.00 $494.00
13312166 MGEN2LL/A MAC MINI 2.6GHZ/8GB/1TB SATA/IRIS $699.00 $694.00
13312167 MGEQ2LL/A MAC MINI 2.8GHZ/8GB/1TB FUSION/IRIS $999.00 $994.00
iMac 5k Display
13312160 MF886LL/A IMAC 5K 27″ 3.5 I5/8GB/1TB/M290/WRLS/MM $2,499.00 $2,494.00  

Alpine’s new headphones customize the listening experience for every song in your library

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The headphone market is extremely crowded and finding new ways to innovate in a meaningful way is becoming more and more difficult to do. There are nearly as many options as you can fathom, from old school and ultra modern to those that will get you fined by the NFL. But today, Alpine is trying to put a new set of headphones on your ears, but this time you’ll notice they feel a little bit different….

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1Password for Mac $34.99 (Reg. $50)

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AgileBits has just put its popular password manager app 1Password on sale for $34.99 (Reg. $50). While not the lowest we’ve seen, its the best price in around 6 months. Recently the company went freemium with the iOS 8 version, adding touch ID support in the mean time. This marks the first price drop since the company adopted the freemium model. Both versions are considered to be among the best options available for password management and sit with 4+ star ratings from thousands of reviewers.

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Apple drops refurbished iPad pricing: iPad mini from $209, Retina iPad mini from $249, iPad Air from $339, more

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Apple’s “It’s been too Long” event just wrapped up and the Apple online store is now back up and has revealed new lower price points for refurbished iPads. As you’d expect, the original iPad mini (2013 model) is the most aggressively priced at $209 (down from $219). iPad mini 2 (w/ Retina display) starts at $249 (down from $339) and iPad Air now starts at $339 (down from $419).

Every product refurbished by Apple carries a one year warranty and is eligible for AppleCare.

iPad mini:

  • WiFi: 16GB $209 (was $219), 32GB $259 (was $299), 64GB $309 (was $379)
  • WiFI + Cellular: 16GB $309 (was $319), 32GB $359 (was $399), 64GB $409 (was $479)

Retina iPad mini:

  • WiFi: 16GB $249 (was $339), 32GB $299 (was $419), 64GB $349 (was $509), 128GB $439 (was $589)
  • WiFi + Cellular: 16GB $349 (was $449), 32GB $399 (was $529), 64GB $449 (was $619), 128GB $539 (was $699)

iPad Air:

  • WiFi: 16GB $339 (was $419), 32GB $389 (was $509), 64GB $439 (was $589), 128GB $529 (was $679)
  • WiFI + Cellular: 16GB $439 (was $529), 32GB $489 (was $619), 64GB $539 (was $699), 128GB $629 (was $789)

Browse the entire Apple refurbished store for other deals including older iPads, Macs, and more.

2K Games releases NBA 2K15 for iOS

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Following last week’s release of NBA 2K15 on consoles and PC, 2K has now released a version of its latest basketball sim for iOS. The venerable gaming company says it is its “most true-to-life NBA experience yet on mobile.”

The game boasts a number of improvements over last year, including “vastly” improved visuals and what 2K is calling “ultra-realistic NBA gameplay.” Head below for more details, pricing and the release trailer.

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Breeze breathalyzer tracks your drinking in HealthKit and connects you w/ Uber when you get too drunk

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Breathometer’s first smartphone breathalyzer was launched thanks to a successful Indiegogo campaign that raised $138,377 or 554% of its original goal. A little over a year later, Breathometer has introduced its latest breathalyzer, which it calls Breeze. It isn’t just a toy for college kids to see who can get more drunk, it’s a powerful tool that can help you drink responsibly… Read more

PSA: you may be overpaying for bundled iOS apps/games

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Apple began allowing developers to sell discounted bundles of their apps/games alongside the release of iOS 8. At face value, these bundles are a great way to save on a bunch of apps, but the numbers get a bit hazy (and less favorable) when you already have one or more of the bundled titles and are offered ‘Complete My Bundle’ pricing… Read more

Belkin releases refreshed backlit QODE keyboard cases for iPad Air

QODE Ultimate Pro Keyboard-Belkin-01Today, Belkin announced a pair of additions to its popular line of QODE iPad keyboard cases. According to Belkin, the new QODE Ultimate Pro and QODE Slim Style Keyboards for iPad Air take everything that was great about the previous generation models and add in some premium features Belkin customers have requested.

Head below for more details, availability and pricing on each of the two new offerings from Belkin:  Read more

Epson Expression XP-410 Small-in-One printer w/ AirPrint $35 shipped w/ .edu email address ($60 w/o)

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Best Buy offers the Epson Expression XP-410 Small-in-One printer with AirPrint capabilities for $59.99 shipped. Additionally, those with access to a .edu email account can save $25 off bringing the final price down to $34.99 shipped. This is a savings of $65 off the original price, and the lowest that we have ever seen for this printer. Over 1,700 Amazon customers rate this printer 4/5 stars, it is also Amazon’s best selling inkjet printer.

To qualify for the .edu savings you must head to this special promo page and submit your email address. Best Buy will then email you a special promo code to access the savings.

The Epson XP-410 features WiFi Direct printing (no network required), as well as AirPrint for iOS devices and has a 2.5-inch LCD touch screen.

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Sonos can now stream your music in even more places with its new BOOST accessory

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Sonos, the makers of the popular whole home audio solution, has announced a new addition to its line of products that will help take your music listening experience further than ever before. The new BOOST accessory for Sonos can replace the previously required BRIDGE and is capable of broadcasting a signal nearly 50% further than before.

Focusing on improving their much discussed “rock solid wireless”, the BOOST delivers a 360 degree wireless signal that Sonos claims matches performance of enterprise grade routers on the market.

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