Deals: Free $50 Target Gift Cards with iPads, 2TB WD Portable Drive for $99, more [u]Target is currently offering free Gift Cards to customers who purchase WiFi iPad minis, iPad 4s with Retina display, or Apple TVs. Meanwhile, a 48-hour deal offers Western Digital's 2-terabyte Passport Drive for just $99, and there are now a dozen and a half MacBook Air configs in stock at the lowest prices anywhere.
Free Target Gift Cards with iPad Purchase
Discount department store chain Target this week kicked off a "Bonus Black Friday" (in July?) promotion that offers a $10 Target Gift Card with each Apple TV purchase, a $40 Target Gift Card with each WiFi iPad mini purchase, and a $50 Target Gift Card with any iPad 4 with Retina display purchase. Assuming you're a Target customer and actually use your Gift Card reward, these deals equate to the lowest prices for these iPad models we could find. The promotion runs through Saturday, July 13th. Gift Cards are automatically added to your shopping cart with the qualifying product.
2TB My Passport Portable Western Digital Drive for $99
We apologize but this deal is SOLD OUT as of 6:12 PM ET. Separately, MacMall is offering AppleInsider readers Western Digital's 2TB USB 3.0 My Passport Portable External Hard Drive for
For those who missed out on the earlier deal, Newegg via eBay is blowing through a physically larger desktop-style 2TB Western Digital external drive for just $69 with Free Shipping, which is $20 lower than the next best price we could find. eBay via 1SaleADay also has new 2GB iPod shuffles for just $37.99 with free shipping —that's 24% off and the lowest price we could find.
Unbeatable MacBook Air Prices on 18 In-Stock Configurations
Also, it appears that Apple is nearing a supply/demand balance on its new MacBook Airs, with all but 1 of the 19 custom configurations listed in our MacPriceGuide ready to ship immediately as of press time.
AppleInsider readers who choose to purchase from MacMall can use the links in our Price Guides or in the Price Guide inserts in this article to activate the Promo Code field on MacMall's product pages for all MacBook Airs, MacBook Pros and iMacs that they stock. Entering Promo Code APPLEINSIDER01 and then clicking "Apply" will knock an additional 3% off MacMall's already discounted pricing on these Macs.
The 3% discount is available only when ordering online and online orders are processed in the order they are received. It's also worth noting that unlike stores like Apple, Wal-Mart, and Target, MacMall only collects sales tax in CA, IL, NY, TN, MN, GA, NC, WI.
Meanwhile, readers who looking to bundle their new MacBook Air with 3-years of AppleCare Extended Warranty Protection can also use the links in our New Macs + AppleCare Price Guide for exclusive pricing on MacBook Air+AppleCare bundles from B&H, which only charges sales tax to NY residents.
On Topic: Current Hardware
- New 13" MacBook Pro w/o Touch Bar keeps pace with higher clocked 2015 Retina model
- AMD Radeon Pro 450, 455, 460 chipsets debuting in the MacBook Pro detailed, benchmarked
- Apple updates Xcode, iMovie, Pages, GarageBand, Keynote, Numbers with Touch Bar compatibility
- Key Apple execs Ive, Federighi, Schiller talk future of Apple, new MacBook Pro
- Apple's Thunderbolt 2 to Thunderbolt 3 adapter connects legacy accessories to new MacBook Pro USB-C