By Cody Lee on May 17, 2013
Apple is widely expected to unveil a new smartphone in the coming months, so it’s no surprise that we’re starting to see a flurry of specials on its older models. Verizon is knocking $100 off the iPhone 5, and T-Mobile will give you one for $0 with a trade-in.
In a similar fashion, prepaid carrier Virgin Mobile USA is hosting a promotion right now that will knock 15% off the price of the iPhone 4/4S. Now that may not seem like a very big discount, but it’s big enough to land you a no-contract iPhone for under $300… Read More
By Cody Lee on May 15, 2013
Last week, reports began bouncing around that Verizon was going to be running a promotion later this month that knocked $100 off the iPhone 5. And it appears that, at least for some Big Red customers, that deal has gone live.
Several news outlets are reporting today that some VZW subscribers are being offered Apple’s latest handset for $100, along with a two-year contract of course, bringing about one of the lowest prices we’ve ever seen for the device… Read More
By Cody Lee on May 10, 2013
If you’re still looking for that perfect Mother’s Day gift, you might be interested to know that T-Mobile is going to be hosting a nice little sale this weekend in honor of the holiday. And it looks like the iPhone 5 is going to be one of its featured bargains.
According to a new report, the fourth largest US carrier is going to be offering the handset as part of a special trade-in deal. Customers will be able to score Apple’s flagship smartphone for $0 down, a savings of $100, with the trade-in of a valid mobile device… Read More
By Cody Lee on May 8, 2013
Since it launched in February of last year, the Clear to-do app by Realmac Software has been extremely popular. Its unique (at the time) use of swipes and multitouch gestures, mixed with its no-nonsense UI has made it a favorite among iPhone users.
And good news today for those of you who haven’t tried Clear yet—either because you haven’t gotten around to it, or didn’t want to pay for it—Starbucks has made the app its “App of the Week,” meaning users can download it for free for a limited time… Read More
By Cody Lee on May 6, 2013
T-Mobile must have rattled some cages when it introduced its $99 iPhone 5 last month, because we’re starting to see more competitive pricing from the other carriers. Sprint is currently offering $100 off the iPhone 5 for new customers, and it looks like Verizon is about to launch a promotion of its own… Read More
By Cody Lee on Apr 23, 2013
Apple has been very active lately in the refurbished department of its web store. Last week it posted fifth generation iPod touch models to the page for the first time. And just weeks before that, it began offering fourth-generation iPads and iPad minis.
Today, the company has added refurbished 7th generation iPod nano models to its website, bringing its reconditioned offerings for iOS devices it introduced last fall full circle. You can now find nearly every late-model iPhone, iPad or iPod at a discount… Read More
By Cody Lee on Apr 10, 2013
T-Mobile is sure making a compelling case for folks to join its network with a new iPhone 5 this Friday. The carrier is offering competitive unlimited rate plans, contract-free 5th gen iPhones for $99 down and $20 per month, and it’s just sweetened the deal.
In a press release last night, T-Mobile announced a new trade-in offer for iPhone 5 buyers that could potentially eliminate their down payment and earn them up to a $120 credit, depending on the value of their device. We’ve got the full details after the break… Read More
By Cody Lee on Apr 8, 2013
Last month, Marvel announced that it was giving away a bundle of over 700 first issue digital comics for free through its iOS and web apps. The offer included origin editions for well-known superheros like the Avengers, the X-Men, and Spiderman.
Unfortunately, the promotion was so popular that it crashed ComiXology’s servers within hours of going live, forcing Marvel to call the whole thing off. But the good news is, it has resurrected the deal today with a much better contingency plan… Read More
By Cody Lee on Apr 1, 2013
Late last year we covered an interesting little iPhone accessory called the ChargeCard. It was just a Kickstarter project at the time, but we were really intrigued by the credit card-sized USB cable that’s capable of feeding power to your iPhone.
Apparently others were too, because it blew past its funding goal to become a real product. And now that it’s shipping, the ChargeCard team was nice enough to send me one to check out. Oh, and they sent me something for iDB readers too… Read More
By Christian Zibreg on Mar 26, 2013
If you’re looking for bargain deals on iPhone and iPad games ahead of Easter, the Japanese games maker Capcom has you covered. The company has reduced some of its popular iOS titles down to the 99-cent price point, including several installments in its Street Fighter series and Mega Man X, a nice arcade-quality action platformer with crisp Retina graphics.
Capcom does not specify when the promotion will end so best thing you act now if you’re a fan of these games… Read More
By Cody Lee on Feb 16, 2013
Between Valentine’s Day and everything else that happened this week, we almost forgot that it was Presidents Day weekend. And you know what that means? Sales of course. And as usual, app developers are getting in on the action.
We’ve noticed that both Electronic Arts and Gameloft have discounted a number of their most popular game titles for the iPhone and iPad down to $0.99, including Dead Space, FIFA Soccer 13 and more. Full list after the fold… Read More
By Cody Lee on Feb 12, 2013
Folks who have been looking to score a Retina-flavored iPad on the cheap will be happy to hear that Target is offering them at a massive discount. The retail giant is currently advertising the 16GB Wi-Fi only model (3rd gen) for $299.
Not only is this $80 cheaper than Apple is currently selling similar refurbished units for in its web store, but it’s also $100 cheaper than a comparable 2nd generation iPad will cost you. We have more details on the sale after the fold… Read More
By Cody Lee on Jan 20, 2013
Good news for all of you folks who missed out on the holiday iPhone discounts. Best Buy is once again knocking $50 off all iPhone 4S and 5 models, regardless of model or carrier.
The limited-time sale matches some of the best prices we’ve seen on Apple’s handsets, knocking the 16GB iPhone 5 down to $149.99 and the 16GB iPhone 4S down to just $49.99… Read More
By Cody Lee on Dec 20, 2012
Yesterday, we told you about Electronic Arts’ massive holiday game sale. With Christmas less than a week away, the game developer has, in typical fashion, discounted nearly all of its mobile titles down to $0.99 or less.
Today we’re adding several other apps and games to our list of holiday specials, including the popular Twitter client Tweetbot, which is just $0.99 right now, and the WhatsApp Messenger app, which is currently free… Read More
By Cody Lee on Dec 10, 2012
If you’ve been looking for a good deal on an iPhone 5, look no further. Best Buy is offering the best price we’ve seen on the popular handset with a $50 discount. That means you can snag Apple’s latest smartphone for as low as $149 with a 2-year contract… Read More
By Cody Lee on Dec 6, 2012
Good news for folks looking to grab an iPhone 5 for that special someone this Christmas. Now that supply of the handset is finally starting to catch up to demand, RadioShack has decided to put it on sale.
The retail chain is now taking $20 off Apple’s latest smartphone, dropping the entry-level price to $179 with contract. The discount applies to all AT&T models, including 16GB, 32GB and 64GB versions… Read More
By Cody Lee on Nov 21, 2012
With Thanksgiving tomorrow, retailers are preparing for the upcoming rush of Black Friday patrons. Stores everywhere will be offering up crazy discounts to help fuel the busiest shopping day of the year.
In fact, some sales have already begun. Best Buy is offering a nice deal on third generation iPads, and EA, Gameloft and others have started discounting iOS games. And now, MacMall’s Black Friday sale is on… Read More
By Cody Lee on Nov 21, 2012
Looking for a way to kill the inevitable holiday boredom this weekend? Why not try downloading a few new iOS games? There’s never been a better time, as EA, Gameloft and others have knocked up to 90% off their most popular titles in a massive Thanksgiving Day sale. Keep reading to see some of our favorite deals… Read More
By Cody Lee on Nov 8, 2012
Hot on the heels of its FaceTime over cellular press release, AT&T has made another interesting announcement. The carrier will soon be offering a nice little subsidy on many of its tablets.
Starting Friday, November 9th, AT&T will knock $100 off the price of its iPads and other slates for folks willing to sign a two-year data plan agreement. Keep reading for more details… Read More
By Cody Lee on Oct 23, 2012
You have to feel bad for anyone who unknowingly purchased a third generation iPad within the last month (assuming they can’t return it). Because after only 30 days, that tablet has become obsolete.
The slate is being phased out by its younger, cooler, but same-sized sibling that is the fourth-generation iPad. Apple announced the new tablet at its media event this morning, alongside the also-new iPad mini… Read More