Buyer's Guide: Deals on Retina iMac, Older iPads, Apps, and Apple Accessories

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With the holidays firmly in the rear view mirror, January deals are a bit sparse, but there are still a few discounts to be had on previous-generation iPads, the Retina iMac, the Retina MacBook Pro, and a handful of Apple-related accessories.

iMac

Apple's 27-inch 3.5GHz/8GB/1TB Retina iMac is available for $2,299 from Adorama, which is $200 off of the price for the same machine from Apple's online and retail stores.

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iPads

We don't recommend buying an iPad Air 2 or iPad mini 3 this week because there are no sales going on, but Best Buy is still offering now-discontinued higher-capacity Cellular versions of the iPad Air and the iPad mini 2 at discounted prices up to $130 off the regular price.

- iPad Air Cellular Silver 64GB (AT&T) - $499.99
- iPad Air Cellular Space Gray 64GB (AT&T) - $499.99
- iPad Air Cellular Silver 128GB (AT&T) - $599.99
- iPad Air Cellular Space Gray 128GB (AT&T) - $599.99

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- iPad mini 2 Cellular Silver 64GB (AT&T) - $399.99
- iPad mini 2 Cellular Space Gray 64GB (AT&T) - $399.99
- iPad mini 2 Cellular Space Gray 128GB (AT&T) - $499.99
- iPad mini 2 Cellular Silver 128GB (AT&T) - $499.99

Retina MacBook Pro

- 13-inch 2.6GHz/8GB/128GB (Adorama) - $1,149, $150 off
- 13-inch 2.6GHz/8GB/256GB (Adorama) (B&H Photo) - $1,399, $100 off

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Apps

Apple's free app of the week is MUJO, a match three puzzler that our sister site TouchArcade gave four stars and called "pretty fun." It's certainly worth a download. [Direct Link]

Nuance's Dragon Dictate 4.0 for Mac is available for $80 from Amazon, down from $200. Both boxed versions and digital downloads are available at that price.

Apple Accessories

Groupon is offering a refurbished Jawbone UP24 for $69.99, down from the original price of $99. Groupon is also offering the LG Bluetooth Docking Speaker with Lightning Connector for $99, down from $179.

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Apple's standard Lightning cable is available for $9.99, down from $19, from Living Social. StackSocial is selling the Quirky Apple Accessory Bundle for $36, regularly $49. It includes a cord manager, a flexible power strip, two charger cord wraps, and an earphone wrap. Best Buy has the Beats Solo 2 on-ear headphones for $20 off, dropping the price to $179.99.

Top Rated Comments

jclo Avatar
79 months ago

SloMo is not free. It's actually more expensive than what you list as the regular price.


Yup, not free at all.⬇︎⬇︎


That's the second time this week A Mac blog has directed me to a "free" app that wasn't. We need a little better research here, guys…


agreed


I've updated the post to remove the app. It was only free for a limited time, as I mentioned. If you look at the app in AppShopper, you guys can see that it was free when it was posted: http://appshopper.com/photography/superslo-slow-motion-camera-and-video-converter

I knew it would be up only for a limited time, but figured it was better that a few people get to download it at no cost. May reconsider this in the future, or try to be more clear about limited time deals.
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544263 Avatar
79 months ago

Apple doesn't have a standard price, only MSRP.

who cares. macbook pro 15", 2.4 ghz, hires antiglare 2011 or 2012, 1600 mhz 16gb ram, 1tb SSD, ... currently everything apple offers is faaaar away from any "deal" to me ....
Score: 1 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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