Apple’s One-day shopping event is finally here. Discounts are dead on from the leak revealed several days ago, with the MacBook and iMac lines being discounted by $101. iPad 2s now start at $458 (16GB wifi model), while the 64GB model has dropped by $61. Accessories are also on sale – the Apple Wireless keyboard, Trackpad and Magic mouse are discounted by $11 each. We’ve also included links below to other online Black Friday deals, including Amazon and Griffin. And if you missed it earlier, don’t forget to check out our Black Friday App Sales and Freebies Roundups. Happy Shopping!
Calling all PC/Mac gamers. Steam has launched a fantastic “Autumn Sale“, where different daily deals has some of the biggest titles discounted by as much as 80%. Today’s deals, which started about 30 minutes ago, include Monkey Island Special Edition bundle ($5.09), Total War Mega Pack ($12.49), Fallout Vegas ($4.99) and much more. Not all games on sale can be played on a Mac (assuming you’re living a Windows-free life), though you can browse the Mac section to see which are compatible. The Autumn Sale runs through the Thanksgiving weekend (ending Nov 27th), so be sure to head on over to Steam over the next few days and check up on the latest deals.[Kotaku]
Our massive Thanksgiving and Black Friday Sales Roundup is finally ready. All the biggest and most notable price drops, including those mentioned in previous days, are here. EA Mobile, as expected, is offering a good number of their iPhone and iPad games for $0.99. Dead Space, C&C RED ALERT for iPad and The Sims 3 are but a few you can pick up for a dollar over the next several days. Meanwhile, Dark Meadow, the critically acclaimed first person adventure, has dropped from $5.99 to $0.99. And if you’re in the market for GPS apps, the CoPilot Live and NAVIGON series are both discounted by as much as $20. Check out the entire roundup after the gap!
Happy Thanksgiving to all!
Update: ** Denotes apps newly added to roundup.
Eager to know ahead of time what kind of deals Apple’s offering this Black Friday? According to a brochure received by 9to5mac, this year’s sale is quite similar to the ones offered in the past, with the iPad 2 , iPod Nano/Touch, Macbook Air/Pro and iMac being discounted.
The Macs will be $101 less, the iPads will go from $41-$61 discounts depending on capacity (16GB, 32GB, 64GB), the iPod nano will shave off $11 for both 8GB and 16GB storage sizes, the iPod touch will follow the iPad’s lead of bigger discounts for bigger capacities, ranging from $21-$41 discounts.
With the $101 discount, the entry model for the MacBook Air (11 incher) will come to just $898, which is a sweet deal if you’re planning on picking up the ultra portable notebook. Accessories will also go on sale – $11 off iPad 2 Smart Covers ($28 for polyurethane and $58 for the leather cover) , Apple Wireless Keyboards and Trackpads ($58 for each), $5 off of $50 iTunes gift cards and more. Apple’s Black Friday teaser page has already gone live, though you’ll have to wait 2 more days before being able to take part in this one-day shopping event.[via 9to5mac]