5c Stories September 14, 2014

Blue Mikey Lightning Microphone for iPhone & iPad $90 shipped (10% off)

Amazon is offering the Blue Microphones Mikey Digital Lightning Microphone for $89.99 shipped. That’s $10 or 10% off the regular list price and the first discount we’ve seen on this Lightning Blue mic.

Based on the same technology used on its popular Yeti and Snowball microphones, Blue’s Mikey is great for live location recording with iPhone and iPad as well as interviews, audio for video and anything else you can think of. It also doubles as a Lightning audio interface for other peripherals with the included 1/8″ input jack for guitars, other mics and line-in devices. Mikey features three recording modes, a 230-degree swivel mount, a USB connector for device charging and is compatible with iPhone 5, 5S, 5C, iPod Touch (5th Gen), iPad (4th Gen) and iPad Mini.

For a complete rundown on everything Mikey has to offer check out our full review along with the quick preview video below:

The Lightning Mikey has received a 4.2/5 star rating among Amazon customers. If you’re interested in the 30-pin model, Amazon currently has it for $44.31 shipped (orig. $100, the current best price we can find), and for even higher quality recordings check out our full review of the Blue Spark which currently sits at $165.96 shipped (Reg. $200, within a $1 or so of lowest on Amazon).

5c Stories June 5, 2014

expiredJBL OnBeat Lightning Speaker Docks: Micro $30 + $5 shipping (Reg. $100), Mini $40 + $5 shipping (Reg. $150)

Woot is offering the JBL OnBeat Micro Speaker Dock with Lightning Connector (in black or white) for $30 + $5 shipping. That’s about 75% or $85 off the original price, between $15 and $65 off the average selling price from trusted retailers, $10 under Amazon’s current listing and $5 under the best we’ve seen it go for. It features a built-in lightning dock, built-in rechargeable battery that delivers up to 5 hours of playback, a 3.5mm Aux connector and a USB charging port for charging and playback from another device. 

It comes with a 1 year warranty from JBL and it has received a 4.1 out of 5 stars review among Amazon customers.

Next we have the Micro’s bigger brother, the JBL OnBeat Mini Speaker Dock with Lightning Connector (in black) for $40 + $5 shipping. That’s $155 off the original price, $105 under JBL’s listing, $25 better than Amazon’s price and the best we’ve ever seen by $5.

It features much of what its Micro counterpart does with the addition of an 8 hour battery life and compatibility with iPad as well. It also comes with a 1 year warranty from JBL and it has received a 3.8 out of 5 stars on Amazon.

5c Stories May 30, 2014

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RadioShack is offering one of the best discounts you’ll find on a new iPhone 5s or iPhone 5c on contract. These are in-store prices, but for just $79 (Reg. $199) you’ll be able to get a 16GB iPhone 5s on new or upgraded two-year contract. That includes AT&T, Verizon and Sprint and you can even slash that price further from $79 to $0 by taking advantage of RadioShack’s trade-in offers for the iPhone 4s. 

RadioShack is also offering a similar discount on the iPhone 5c. The entry-level 16GB model (Reg. $99) is available for just $29 (or for free with an eligible trade-in). That deal is also available on all three carriers including AT&T, Verizon, and Sprint. Both of these deals are approximately $20 under the best deals we see pop up from time to time through various retailers. expand full story

5c Stories November 27, 2013

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According to a leaked internal memo posted by TmoNews, T-Mobile is going to be dropping the upfront price of both the iPhone 5s and 5c to $0 down on its usual installment plans for Black Friday. That cuts the usual down payment for the iPhone 5s down from $149 and the iPhone 5c from $49. The deal will officially kick off on Friday and last through Sunday, but the report notes that “a select number of stores will be accepting orders from Thursday evening.” After getting your iPhone for $0 down, you’ll pay around $20 a month for 24 months on T-Mobile installment plans.

Some regionals carriers are also gearing up for big discounts this Friday. Appalachian Wireless announced it will offer the 16GB iPhone 5, 5C or 5S for a penny on contract today only and nTelos will also have the iPhone 5c for $0 on Friday. Appalachian is also advertising the penny deal for Black Friday on its site, but no word if iPhones will be included after today. T-Mobile definitely beats Walmart’s best deal with the iPhone 5c for around $45 on contract, but we’re thinking other retailers and carriers might announce iPhone discounts for Black Friday too. expand full story

5c Stories November 12, 2013

Walmart-Black Friday ad-01Just like Target did yesterday, Walmart has decided to officially release its Black Friday ad well ahead of the highly anticipated holiday. As you might imagine, it will be offering tons of great deals from electronics and Blu-rays to video games and big screen TVs.

Walmart will have the iPhone 5s listed at $189 and will offer a $75 gift card with the purchase of iPhone 5S or 5c. Other notable deals include a 16GB iPad mini for $299 with a $100 Walmart gift card, Beats by Dre Solo headphones for $116 and Blu-rays starting at $4.

Walmart will offer a number of great game deals at $35 from AC4 to Batman Arkham Origins as well, but will only be guaranteed for one hour. In other gaming deals we’ll see Walmart match most retailers with a $200 PS3 bundle, a $99 4GB Xbox 360 and a $99 Nintendo 2DS. Head below to take a look at some of the highlights below the fold:

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5c Stories October 31, 2013

expiredOtterBox iPhone 5 Defender Series Case (multiple colors): $15 shipped (Reg. $50), Chromo 2000mAh 5c battery case: $20 shipped

Today only, 1Sale is offering the OtterBox iPhone 5 Defender Series Case for just $15 shipped. That’s $35 or 71% off the regular listing, $10 less than Amazon, $5 lower than our previous mention and the current best price we can find. It features port protection from dust and debris with complete accessibility, a 3-layer polycarbonate and silicone design for maximum protection and a built in screen protector. This is compatible with iPhone 5, for 5s options check out Otterbox’s Commuter Series.

The Otterbox Defender Series has received great reviews on Amazon, holding a steady 4.2 stars out of 5. Today’s deal is available in multiple colors including: black, night sky (dark blue), punk (navy blue), bolt (grey), blush (pink), boom (purple), glacier (white/grey) and aqua blue.

We also have an affordable battery case option today from Chromo for just $20 in matching 5c colors. All4Cellular has the Chromo 2000mAh iPhone 5C External Backup Battery Case for $20 shipped today. Similar battery cases for iPhone 5c can run as much as $35 and $40 on Amazon.

5c Stories October 11, 2013

It wasn’t long after the device’s launch that retailers began offering discounts on Apple’s new colorful iPhone 5c. The device was supposed to hit retail for $99, but Walmart, BestBuy and RadioShack quickly dropped down to $79 on the usual two-year contract and then eventually to just $49. As it did with the $79 deal, Target has informed us that this weekend it will begin matching the $49 deal offered by other retailers through its Target Mobile centers in over 1,500 of its stores across the country. As usual, it will also offer an additional 5 percent off for customers with a Target REDcard.  expand full story

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