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Deals: Save 11% Off Retina MacBook Pro, 28% Off SSD Upgrades, 25% Off 16GB RAM

Feb 2, 2013 - 3 Comments
Mac deals

Everyone loves a good deal, and right now there are some particularly good deals on MacBook Pro Retina models available from Amazon. But if a brand new Mac isn’t in your immediate future, there’s also some pretty sweet discounts on existing SSD and RAM upgrades for MacBooks. Check them out… Retina MacBook Pro Deals Looking … Read More

Huge Amazon SSD Sale, Up To 40% Off!

Oct 11, 2012 - 5 Comments

Amazon is having a whopper sale on tons of super-fast solid state disk (SSD) drives today, with prices up to 40% off, each with free shipping. SSD’s are probably the best bang-for-your-buck upgrade to any computer, and if your Mac doesn’t yet have an SSD and you’ve been holding out for a great deal to … Read More

Huge Discounts on SSD Upgrades: 120GB for $80, 240GB for $155, 480GB for $350 – Today Only from Amazon!

Aug 21, 2012 - 11 Comments
Sandisk SSD deals

If you’ve been holding out for SSD prices to drop into a reasonable range before upgrading a Mac to the fastest type of hard drive around, wait no longer. Today only, Amazon’s Gold Box Deals offer some of the best prices on SSD’s we’ve ever seen for their size with prices up to 65% off, … Read More

SSD Upgrade Deals: 120GB for $80, 240GB for $170 from Amazon

Jul 9, 2012 - 10 Comments

Today only, Amazon Deal of the Day is offering some amazing discounts on ultra-fast SSD drives. The Kingston SSDNow V+200 drives offer whopping 535MB/sec read and 480MB/sec write speeds, giving huge performance boosts to just about any computer they’re installed in. If you’ve been looking to upgrade a Macs hard drive to an SSD, it’s … Read More

New MacBook Air (Mid-2012) Discounted 5% from Amazon

Jul 3, 2012 - 1 Comment
MacBook Air mid-2012

If you’re in the market to buy one of the super-fast new MacBook Air or MacBook Pro models, Amazon has already discounted all of the new 2012 models, with some savings of up to 5%. Here are the three MacBook Air models discounted by 5%, each comes standard with 4GB of RAM so the only … Read More

Battery Life on MacBook Air (2012) is Better Than Advertised

Jun 26, 2012 - 20 Comments

Apple advertises the MacBook Air (mid-2012) battery as lasting “up to 7 hours”, but we’re pleased to report that Apple’s marketing is understating that number by as much as an hour and a half. In our (admittedly unscientific) tests based on real-world use case scenarios, the battery life on the new MacBook Air is simply … Read More

MacBook Air 2012 SSD Performance Up to 217% Faster Than MacBook Air 2011

Jun 19, 2012 - 37 Comments
MacBook Air 2012 SSD Benchmarks

The MacBook Air 2012 is a screamer, and though the CPU-based benchmarks show about a 15-20% improvement over the MacBook Air 2011 models, by far the biggest performance boost comes from the new flash memory (SSD) that Apple is using for storage on the 2012 models. In our tests, the disk used in the newest … Read More

Retina MacBook Pro & MacBook Air 2012 Benchmarks

Jun 12, 2012 - 5 Comments
MacBook Pro 2012 Benchmarks with Geekbench

The first benchmarks for the new retina MacBook Pro, MacBook Pro 2012 refresh, and the updated MacBook Air 2012 have shown up from GeekBench and, as you would probably expect, they’re very impressive. First up is the new MacBook Pro 15″, which is easily the fastest Mac laptop Apple has ever made. The preliminary Geekbench … Read More

Upgrade Deal: OCZ 90GB SSD for $99.99 with Free Shipping

Feb 13, 2012 - Leave a Comment

If you’re looking to upgrade a Macs hard drive to an SSD, Amazon is featuring a great deal on an ultrafast OCZ Technology Agility 90GB SSD SATA III drive for just $99.99 with free shipping. The drive is 2.5″ and fits standard laptop drive bays, allowing you to install it in a MacBook Pro, MacBook, … Read More

Last Minute Mac Gift Ideas & Deals: RAM & SSD Upgrades, iPods, External Hard Drives & Monitors, Apple Books, and More

Dec 19, 2011 - Leave a Comment
Christmas Icons

If you’re a last minute shopper like me, the next few days are when everything gets done. We’re quickly closing in on the final eligible days to receive free shipping by Christmas Eve from Amazon, so with that in mind we’ve compiled a list of some great Mac gift ideas and deals, whether you are … Read More

The Cheapest Place to Buy an iPad 2 is from Apple’s Refurb Store, Save $80 – $100!

Dec 9, 2011 - 4 Comments
Apple iPad 2

Looking to get an iPad 2 for the holidays? By far the cheapest place to buy one right now is directly through Apple’s very own online refurb store, where prices are discounted up to $100. If you’re thinking that refurbished gear is sketchy, think again, because Apple’s refurbished iPads all come with the exact same … Read More

MacBook Air 11.6″ Black Friday Deal from Amazon: $150 Off

Nov 24, 2011 - 1 Comment
MacBook Air 11.6"

Amazon is deeply discounting the base model MacBook Air 11.6″, slashing the price 15% taking $150 off the base $999 tag, bringing the price to $849.99 with free shipping. Amazon doesn’t charge sales tax for most states, making the deal even better for many. The Black Friday deal is live now, and presumably will continue … Read More

Amazon External Hard Drive Deals [Black Friday]

Nov 24, 2011 - 6 Comments
External Hard Drive

If you’re looking to buy some extra media storage for your computer, or you just need a larger Time Machine backup drive, pay attention, because Amazon is having a great sale on external hard drives. The best part is they’re not limiting these discounts to Black Friday, so they’re live now. Most are USB 2.0 … Read More

Amazon Hard Drive & SSD Deals [Black Friday]

Nov 24, 2011 - 5 Comments
hard drive deals

Amazon is having a huge sale on hard drives right now, and it’s not just exclusive to Black Friday. Arguably the best part is free shipping and you don’t have to visit a crowded store. If you’re aiming for maximum performance, an SSD can’t beat, or if you just need tons of space for storage … Read More

External Monitor & Display Deals for Black Friday 2011

Nov 23, 2011 - Leave a Comment
External monitor

In the market for an external monitor this Holiday season? These Amazon deals are active now and some are up to 50% off, while the in-store deals start on Black Friday itself and offer huge discounts on other brands if you don’t mind a busy visit to the stores. Whether some of the discounts are … Read More

iPod touch, iPod, & iPod Accessories Deals for Black Friday 2011

Nov 23, 2011 - 2 Comments
iPod Lineup

Black Friday is quickly approaching, Apple is having their own sale, but you can sometimes find even better deals by looking elsewhere. Some of the best deals come from iPod touch combination deals, where you can buy a discounted iPod touch that comes bundled with a generous gift card to the same store or to … Read More

Want to Buy a Kindle Fire at a Discount? Here’s How to Save $10 [Today Only]

Nov 17, 2011 - 1 Comment
Kindle Fire

The Kindle Fire is the hottest Android tablet out there, and while it’s no iPad 2, it’s a hot little item either as a Christmas gift or just a cheap tablet for slothing about the house. For $199 it’s hard to beat, but today only you can save $10 through a special promotion between Amazon … Read More

8GB RAM Upgrade for 2011 MacBook Pro & Mac Mini Core i5 & i7 – $34

Sep 15, 2011 - 20 Comments
8GB RAM upgrade deal

Apple charges $200 to upgrade a MacBook Pro’s RAM to 8GB, and $300 to upgrade a Mac Mini’s to 8GB, but you can do it yourself for just $34. RAM has been getting cheap for a while, but $33.99 for 8GB of name brand memory has to be some kind of record low. The super … Read More

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