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[7 Jan 2014 | No Comment | 281 views]

New Year, new Mac? While there is a certain cachet to buying “new,” this happy refurbished Mac buyer very much prefers saving money — same Mac, same full + extendible AppleCare warranty and, of course, the shipping is free.
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Deals, iTunes, Music, movies, TV »

[3 Jan 2014 | No Comment | 195 views]

Whether or not you already have every single original Star Trek movie on DVD or Blu-ray, all 10 of them, this is a pretty decent deal. Fundamentally, it comes down to how you value your time.
And, whether you already …

Deals, Mobile »

[1 Jan 2014 | No Comment | 203 views]

Free data as in you have to buy something first, but bear with me here for a minute or three. Purchase the Freedom Spot Photon 4G Hotspot: Platinum Edition for $99 and get a 1GB of data a month for …

Deals, iPad »

[18 Dec 2013 | No Comment | 315 views]

Apple’s lowest priced, entry-level products have been mostly absent from their Special Deals site for weeks. However, at least right now, you can get the original refurbished iPad mini for $249, which is a pretty sweet deal. Yep, shipping’s free …

Apple TV, Cord Cutter, Deals »

[18 Dec 2013 | No Comment | 255 views]

Cord cutting is most definitely a thing — millions of have already ditched cable TV. Whether you’re looking to give Time Warner, Comcast, Cox, etc the boot or just taste the wine, the gateway to cord cutting is a set …

Deals, Mac »

[17 Dec 2013 | No Comment | 412 views]

It’s ba-ack and so is a $979 configuration, as well. To say that I’m “pleased as punch” with my “new” iMac is a bit of an understatement — a quad-core bit cruncher chained to a serious GPU with 512MB and …

Deals, Mac »

[16 Dec 2013 | No Comment | 165 views]

Whether you are buying for yourself or a gift, refurbished Macs offer excellent value — same hardware, software, warranty, free shipping and you save hundreds. For example, check out a long-time Fairer Platform favorite, a cheap MacBook Pro for just …

Deals, iPad »

[12 Dec 2013 | No Comment | 194 views]

Value is where you find it and right now All4Cellular is offering the refurbished iPad 3 for just $299.99, which is one heckuva deal for a 16GB Retina display tablet — the Fairer Platform often gets put together on a …

Deals, Mac, Software »

[11 Dec 2013 | No Comment | 155 views]

And, the Mac Bundle deals just keep coming. Stack Social has retired a couple bundles — Black Friday, Variety — while introducing Merry Mac Beats + Media, featuring FotoMagico, TuneUp, MegaSeg DJ, MixTape Pro, MacX DVD ripper Pro, Hear and …

Deals, Mac »

[9 Dec 2013 | No Comment | 110 views]

The selection of refurbished Macs over the last few weeks has been abysmal. That drought is at least partly over as Apple has restocked refurbished Mac minis. One model is worth special mention — 2012 entry-level iMac at $1,049, which …

Deals, Mac, Software »

[6 Dec 2013 | No Comment | 186 views]

Choice is good and here is a whole bunch of good! Four unique app bundles for your Christmas Mac or just give new life to your legacy Apple computer — eight, 10 apps or more from $39 with categories covering …

Deals, Mac »

[4 Dec 2013 | No Comment | 225 views]

Sometimes it takes weeks, sometimes months. Apple’s 2013 all-in-one revisions, which were released in October, are now available in the Special Deals section of the Apple Store. Yes, refurbished iMacs now include the newest 2013 iMacs and the least you …

Deals, Mac, Software »

[2 Dec 2013 | No Comment | 239 views]

CyberMonday is much more of marketing slogan these days, but there are deals nonetheless. Here’s the Fairer Platform’s CyberMonday Mac software edition, featuring deals from Amazon, Stack Social, Pinnacle, Parallels and even Apple — let’s dig in.
First off, though not …

Apple luv, Deals »

[29 Nov 2013 | No Comment | 762 views]

Cash is not king and direct discounts are right out. Your daddy’s Black Friday Apple is gone, never to return. This year’s Black Friday Apple promotion is 100 percent virtual, involving zero cash and no fungible discounts.
Yes, when you purchase …

Deals, Games, Mac »

[25 Nov 2013 | No Comment | 235 views]

Thanksgiving is almost here, but do you have a way to while away the hours you’ll spend on the plane, train, in the car, at grandma’s, etc? The Mac App Store’s Black Friday Mac game sale — Big Games, Great …