By Cody Lee on Mar 8, 2014
Not to be outdone by Best Buy, Walmart has launched a new iPhone promotion this week. The national retailer can now beat the electronics dealer in price on the entry level models of both the iPhone 5s and the iPhone 5c by up to $30.
The sale knocks the 16GB iPhone 5s down to $119, and its 5c counterpart down to just $29. Obviously, both of these prices require that you sign a two-year contract with a carrier, but otherwise there are no gift card or trade-in stipulations… Read More
By Christian Zibreg on Mar 7, 2014
Publisher Square Enix is holding a surprise sale of some of its most popular iPhone and iPad titles in the App Store. Starting today and valid until next Monday, January 10, Deus Ex: The Fall, Tomb Raider I, Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light and Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light HD are available for just 99 cents each, in celebration of World Book Day.
Deus Ex normally sells for seven bucks, Tomb Raider I is a $2.99 value and Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light versions for the iPhone and iPad are respectively $2.99 and $5.99 so you’re looking at the combined saving of sixteen bucks if you download all four titles right now.
For reference, you can’t buy a decent book these days for less than five bucks. Fret not, dear sirs, your download links follow right below… Read More
By Cody Lee on Feb 28, 2014
Folks looking to score an iPhone 5s on the cheap may want to check out your local Best Buy store. I know it feels like we’re saying this on a weekly basis now, but the retailer is once again holding a sale on Apple’s most popular handset.
This time around, Best Buy is offering a minimum of a $150 gift card for folks looking to trade-in an iPhone 4s or 5 for a new iPhone 5s. And between that and its current $50 off promotion, you could easily score a 16GB model for just $1… Read More
By Cody Lee on Feb 14, 2014
Folks looking to score an iPhone in the near future may want to check out their local Best Buy. Starting Sunday, February 16, the retailer will start discounting iPhone models by $50 as long as they’re purchased with a two-year contract.
The promotion will apply to all late iPhone models, for subscribers on AT&T, Sprint and Verizon Wireless. And to give you an idea of what it will look like, the 16GB iPhone 5 will come down to free, the 5c $50, and the iPhone 5s $150… Read More
By Cody Lee on Jan 31, 2014
Good news for folks looking to check out some new games this weekend. 2K Games has kicked off a sale on some of their most popular iOS games in celebration of the beginning of the Chinese New Year.
Headlining the sale is XCOM: Enemy Unknown, a highly rated turn-based action-strategy game, which normally costs a hefty $20. But for a limited time, you can grab it and other titles for half off or more… Read More
By Christian Zibreg on Jan 28, 2014
Yesterday, Cody informed you of Virgin Mobile’s iPhone deal: the Sprint-owned MVNO has shaved another ten percet off its iPhone selection, bringing the cost of the 16GB iPhone 5s down to $495. The 32GB iPhone 5s was slashed to $585 and the 64GB variant dropped to $675, the latter just a little bit more than what you’d normally pay for an off-contract 16GB iPhone 5s.
I’m not sure whether Apple’s earnings report had anything to do with it, but Virgin on Tuesday knocked another 20 percent off these devices. The discount extends to the iPhone 5c and iPhone 4 as well… Read More
By Cody Lee on Jan 27, 2014
Folks in the market for a prepaid iPhone may want to check out Virgin Mobile. The Sprint networked-backed MVNO has just shaved another 10% off its iPhone selection, bringing about some of the cheapest unsubsidized prices we’ve seen for the handset.
The discount brings the cost of the 16GB iPhone 5s down to $495, and the 32GB 5s down to $585. And if you want to go for the 64GB model, it’ll only cost you $675—just a little bit more than you’d normally pay for a 16GB full retail… Read More
By Cody Lee on Jan 23, 2014
Good news Mac owners, Stack Social is running another one of its popular “name your own price” software promotions. There are 11 apps in the bundle, worth some $400, and like the name suggests you can literally pay whatever you want.
Is there a catch? A small one. The deal site keeps a running average of what people are paying for the package, which is currently at $8.95. Pay below the average, and you’ll only get 4 of the apps; you must pay $8.96 or higher to get all 11… Read More
By Cody Lee on Jan 23, 2014
Those in the market for a new iPad Air or a first generation iPad mini may want to check with their local Best Buy this weekend. The retailer is hosting a 2-day sale that will see all models of the two tablets discounted up to $50.
Running Friday and Saturday only, the sale covers all configurations of the iPad Air and original iPad mini. So for example, a 16GB Wi-Fi only Air would only cost you $450. The iPad mini, with its discount, will start at $279… Read More
By Cody Lee on Jan 9, 2014
As promised, Apple kicked its ‘Red Friday’ sales event off today in several Asian countries to celebrate the Lunar New Year. Unlike the recent Black Friday event it held here in the US, Apple is offering cash discounts on its products—not gift cards.
Also different is the fact that the Red Friday promotion includes price cuts on all current iPhone models and the new Retina iPad mini. Apple doesn’t usually discount its handsets, as they are extremely popular and provide (by far) the largest margins… Read More
By Christian Zibreg on Jan 2, 2014
The U.S. consumer electronics retailer Best Buy is offering up a new time-limited discount on Apple’s flagship iPhone 5s, the colorful iPhone 5c and on additional products from Apple and other vendors. The entry-level iPhone 5s with sixteen gigabytes of storage will set you back $124.99, a $75 saving over its normal asking price of $199.
As for the iPhone 5c, you can grab it free (as in: $0 upfront), down from its $99 price point. The 32GB iPhone 5c models are available for $79. Both discounted iPhones are available across all four major carriers and entail a new two-year contract… Read More
By Cody Lee on Dec 24, 2013
Somewhere in the midsts of all of the iOS 7 jailbreak excitement, we forgot to mention that Sega has followed in the footsteps of other game publishers and developers and has placed a number of its popular iOS titles on sale for the holidays.
This includes Sonic, Sonic 2 and Sonic CD—games which have been recently remastered by the talented Christian Whitehead that now feature better graphics and faster frame rates than their originals—as well as a handful of other Sonic titles… Read More
By Cody Lee on Dec 24, 2013
In 2011, Apple teamed up with a number of tech companies including Microsoft and BlackBerry to form what many called the ‘Rockstar consortium’ to purchase a collection of over 4,000 patents from Nortel, a communications company that went bankrupt in 2009.
Bloomberg is now reporting that the consortium is currently holding discussion regarding a potential sale of a portion of the patents—which it paid in upwards of $4.5 billion for—after several attempts to land large licensing deals from other companies have failed… Read More
By Cody Lee on Dec 21, 2013
Great news for folks who still have some Christmas shopping left to do: Target has announced that it will be holding a last-minute sale on select iPhones and iPads next week. The promotion is slated to begin on Sunday, December 22 and run through the 24th.
The sale will allow customers to snag a 16GB iPhone 5c for just $30—with a two-year agreement of course—along with a free $30 gift card, or an entry-level iPhone 5s for just $179.99 and a free $25 gift card. The retailer will also discount select iPads as well… Read More
By Cody Lee on Dec 21, 2013
Ok, this is getting a bit out of hand. After the EA sale, and the Disney and Warner Bros. sale, and the App Santa sale, I’m just not sure how many more purchases my wallet can handle. Luckily, I already own two of the three apps we’re going to be talking about this morning.
Flexibits announced via their Twitter account last night that they have placed all of their apps on sale for the holidays. That means that for a limited time, you can snag the popular Fantastical app for Mac and iPhone, as well as the Chatology messaging app, at a nice discount… Read More
By Cody Lee on Dec 20, 2013
Following the lead of Electronic Arts, a number of game publishers and developers have heavily discounted their most popular iOS titles for the holidays. They’re hoping to take advantage of all the new iPhones and iPads set to be gifted in the next week.
Disney and Warner Bros. are among those participating in the big sale, as are Square Enix, Activision and many others. And many popular games like Modern Combat 4: Zero Hour, Deus Ex: The Fall and Infinity Blade III have been heavily discounted… Read More
By Cody Lee on Dec 18, 2013
Following a lengthy sale on its 1Password app for iOS, AgileBits has begun offering a discount on the Mac version of its password manager. For a limited time, you can get the Mac application for 30% off its regular $50 price.
The deal comes just a week before Christmas, but the developers say that the reason for the promotion is in celebration of the fact that Apple has just named 1Password for Mac as one of the best Mac App Store apps of 2o13… Read More
By Cody Lee on Dec 18, 2013
Every holiday season, we will generally see a number of iOS apps and games go on sale. Developers know that a lot of folks are about to get new iPhones, iPads or iTunes gift cards, and they like to take advantage of the App Store rush.
And it looks like Electronic Arts is first to the party this year, as it has just kicked off a massive $1 game sale. That’s right, the high-profile publisher has discounted several of its most popular iPhone and iPad titles down to just $0.99… Read More
By Cody Lee on Dec 16, 2013
Those of you in the market for an iPad mini right now will definitely want to check out your local RadioShack. The retailer has informed us that it is offering free $100 gift cards with the purchase of entry-level iPad mini models for a limited time.
The promotion only applies for in-store purchases of the 16GB Wi-Fi-only first generation mini, and the gift card can’t be used until your next visit. Still, depending on how frequently you shop at RadioShack, this could equate to a $100 discount…
By Cody Lee on Dec 15, 2013
Whether you’re a Mac and iPhone user yourself, or happen to be shopping for one this holiday season, you’re going to want to check out this awesome Just Mobile accessory bundle from Stack Social.
For a limited time, the deal site is offering the solid aluminum Mtable stand for your iMac or Mac laptop, and the Xtand Go, which lets you mount your iPhone 5/5s glue-free, for 38% off retail pricing… Read More