Buyer's Guide: Deals on 'Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel', iPad Mini 2, Retina MacBook Pro, and More

We've partnered up with GameAgent again this week to offer MacRumors readers a 25 percent discount on Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel. Since it just launched in October, Pre-Sequel hasn't seen many discounts yet, making this a fantastic deal if you've been waiting for a sale before buying.

With the discount, MacRumors readers can get Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel for Mac for $44.99, instead of $59.99. Clicking the following link will put the game directly in your GameAgent cart at the discounted price. The discount will be available for 24 hours.


MacRumors readers who are also GameAgent members can also get the recently released DLC Handsome Jack Pack for 20 percent off through GameAgent.com.

As for Macs and iPads, there are a limited number of deals this week, but retailers are continuing to offer older iPad Air and iPad mini 2 models at decent discounts. There have also been some recent price drops on remaining stock of the 2013 Retina MacBook Pros, and we have a selection of discounts on Apple accessories as well. As we head into Black Friday and the holiday season, expect to see some deeper discounts on Apple products.

2014 Retina iMac


The 27-inch 3.5GHz/8GB/1TB iMac with 5K Retina display is available from Amazon, Adorama, B&H Photo, and MacMall for $2,449, which is a discount of $50 off Apple's regular price.

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These sites also have the Retina iMac in stock, while Apple's site lists shipping estimates of two to three weeks for the machine.

2014 Mac mini


The 2014 1.4GHz/4GB/500GB Mac mini is available for $449 from Amazon and B&H Photo, a $50 discount off of Apple's price.

2014 Retina MacBook Pro


We're seeing the lowest prices we've seen so far on a few models of the 2014 Retina MacBook Pro, including a couple of 13-inch models and one 15-inch model.

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- 13-inch 2.6GHz/8GB/128GB (Adorama) (B&H Photo) - $1,199.99 ($100 off)
- 13-inch 2.6GHz/8GB/256GB (Best Buy) (B&H Photo) - $1,349.99 ($150 off)
- 15-inch 2.2GHz16GB RAM/256GB storage (Best Buy) (B&H Photo) - $1,799.99 ($200 off)

2013 Retina MacBook Pro


- 13-inch 2.4GHz/8GB/256GB (B&H Photo) - $1,249.99 ($249 off)
- 13-inch 2.6GHz/8GB/512GB (Best Buy) - $1,359.99 ($419 off)
- 15-inch 2.0GHz/8GB/256GB (Adorama) (B&H Photo) - $1,599 ($400 off)
- 15-inch 2.3GHz/16GB/512GB (Best Buy) - $1,999.99 ($599 off)

2013 iPad Air


- iPad Air WiFi-only Silver 64GB - $494.99 ($204 off)
- iPad Air WiFi-only Space Gray 64GB - $494.99 ($204 off)

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- iPad Air Cellular Silver 64GB (AT&T) - $597.99 ($231 off)
- iPad Air Cellular Space Gray 64GB (AT&T) - $566.99 ($262 off)
- iPad Air Cellular Silver 64GB (Verizon) - $597.99 ($231 off)
- iPad Air Cellular Space Gray 64GB (Verizon) - $566.99 ($262 off)

2013 iPad mini 2


- iPad mini 2 WiFi-only Silver 64GB - $395.99 ($203 off)
- iPad mini 2 WiFi-only Space Gray 64GB - $395.99 ($203 off)
- iPad mini 2 WiFi-only Silver 128GB - $494.99 ($204 off)
- iPad mini 2 WiFi-only Space Gray 128GB - $494.99 ($204 off)

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- iPad mini 2 Cellular AT&T Silver 64GB - $476.99 ($252 off)
- iPad mini 2 Cellular AT&T Space Gray 64GB - $502.99 ($226 off)
- iPad mini 2 Cellular AT&T Space Gray 128GB - $629.99 ($200 off)
- iPad mini 2 Cellular Verizon Silver 64GB - $476.99 ($252 off)
- iPad mini 2 Cellular Verizon Space Gray 64GB - $502.99 ($226 off)
- iPad mini 2 Cellular Verizon Silver 128GB - $629.99 ($200 off)
- iPad mini 2 Cellular Verizon Space Gray 128GB - $597.99 ($231 off)

Apple Accessories


The Scosche Dynamic Range Earphones with Remote are available for $18.99 from Groupon, a discount of $61. The discontinued Beats by Dre Solo HD Drenched Headphones are available for $129.99 from Groupon, a discount of $69. The Beats Mixr on-ear headphones are available for $149 at Best Buy, a discount of $100, and Best Buy also has the Beats Powerbeats clip-on earbuds for $70, a discount of $70.

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The Mota Extended-Battery Case for the iPhone 6 is available for $39.99 from Groupon, a discount of $60. The LithiumCard AIR Wallet-sized Power Bank for iOS is available for $39.99 from StackSocial, a discount of $20. Moneywell for Mac is available for $24.99 from StackSocial, a discount of $25.

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For the next few weeks, Target will be offering 10 percent off all of the items on a child's wish list. Parents need to download the Target Wish List app and have kids create a wish list of products that will then be available at a 10 percent discount. Apple products are excluded, but Apple accessories such as cases are included.

Make sure to check out our deals posts each week for the latest products that are available at low prices, and keep an eye on our Black Friday roundup, which will be updated on a regular basis with all of the discounts we find on popular Apple products.

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68 months ago

Those iPhone 6 users buying an extended battery should of just got the iPhone 6 plus.

Adding girth and weight sounds to rival the iPhone 6 plus doesn't sound very well thought out


It's not too strange. I prefer having to put the extended battery in my car or something so I don't have to worry about carrying around a phone the size of the iPhone 6 Plus with me all the time. Also, I don't have to worry if the built-in battery runs out. And besides, at least the iPhone 6 + extended battery will fit into my pocket unlike the iPhone 6 Plus
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68 months ago
Borderlands is NOT worth $60.

It's not even worth $45.

At most, I'd say it might be worth $30. It basically plays like a glorified DLC for Borderlands 2, made by a studio who doesn't quite get the original games (so it's basically "more borderlands", but it's not on the same level as the first two).

The story is pretty shallow and the gameplay is horribly repetitive (shoot the same NPC model over and over and over again). It isn't even much of a sandbox because you're stuck on the surface of a moon, and there's no atmosphere, and your air slowly runs out (so you have to recharge it often). Which means you can't just run around like you could in BL/BL2.

If you haven't played BL2, I'd highly recommend you play that one first. Hell, BL1 is pretty good and the Knoxx DLC was amazing. If you can get through all that and still say "I WANT MOAR", then I guess BL:PS might be worth buying, but not at full (or nearly full) pop.

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