April 14

Royal Bank Canada: Free iPad Mini With New Account

Posted by on April 14, 2014 at 11:30 AM

Royal Bank Canada: Free iPad Mini With New Account

Want a new iPad Mini free? Simply open up a new bank account at Royal Bank and they’ll give you. Of course, there are some restrictions and important details to know.

To get the free iPad, you need to open up one of two accounts. The first account is the Signature No-Limit banking account, which I actually used to have, and it was a great account. The monthly fee is $14.95, but if you have multiple products with RBC, you’ll get it for $10.95. It includes 15 free e-transfers, three free ATM fees, unlimited debits and much more.

The second account is the VIP banking account, which is $30 a month or $22.50 with a rebate on multiple banking services. You can send e-transfers, use ATMs and have unlimited debits, all included in your price. You’ll also be eligible for three other free bank accounts.

Once you’ve set up your account, you also must either set up two pre-authorized payments or have one regular payroll deposit go in. Once that happens, they’ll ship you your iPad Mini. You have until August 30th to get this done.

There are a number of FAQs, which you should read through first and one of the questions (which I had myself), was if I was a RBC bank account holder, but am no longer, do I qualify and yes you do, as long as you didn’t have an account before today (April 14th).

You can apply right online, or go into a branch.

(Expiry: 31st July 2014)

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April 2

Apple Canada: Refurbished 4th Gen 16GB iPad With Retina Display Only $339 (Save $60)

Posted by on April 2, 2014 at 4:00 PM

Apple Canada: Refurbished 4th Gen 16GB iPad With Retina Display Only $339 (Save $60)

While supplies last, you can be one of the lucky ones to secure a 4th generation 16GB iPad with Retina display in either white or black for just $339 at the Apple Store!

Available at the same price in either white or black, the fourth generation iPad features a 9.7″ Retina display screen, a 5MP iSight camera, 1080p HD video recording and up to 10 hours of battery life — basically, more than enough awesomeness to satisfy all of your techy needs!

Surprisingly, Future Shop actually has a non-refurbished version of this iPad for as high as $529.99, while Best Buy currently has it on sale for $399.99.

No matter which way you look at it, a good deal is a good deal even if the electronic in question is refurbished. As we have all mentioned on our blog before, refurbished electronics are nothing run away from, especially in the event of a good price and the great part about them is that if you’re planning to give the iPad as a gift, then the other person will have no way of knowing that it was ever refurbished! It can be your secret, although do make sure to let us in on it in the comments section if you get one and in which colour! Apple Canada: Refurbished 4th Gen 16GB iPad With Retina Display Only $339 (Save $60)

Since the Apple Store automatically applies free shipping on orders over $75, you also won’t need to pay any additional delivery charges! If you are having trouble finding the iPads since we can’t link you right to them, refer to Avi’s post for the directions.

(Expiry: While Supplies Last)

(Image Credit: Mike Lau)

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March 30

The Source Canada Deal: Up To 93% Off GnarlyFish Folios for iPad 2 & New iPad

Posted by on March 30, 2014 at 7:30 PM

The Source Canada Deal: Up To 93% Off GnarlyFish Folios for iPad 2 & New iPad

The Source has a great deal on cases for the iPad 2 and the new iPad: you can get a GnarlyFish in either pink or purple for up to 93% off, but hurry because they are selling out fast and there is no word on when this deal might end!

Equally amazing deals, both of these folios have a $2 difference between them: while the pink one is on sale for $2.96 (reg. $39.99), the purple one is $4.96 (reg. $49.99).

Apart from the colours, they both appear to be exactly the same with the exact same imitation suede lining on the inside for ultimate screen protection. The best part about both of these iPad cases is that they can be folded to provide several different viewing angles. This means that if you’re watching a video on your iPad, then you can fold the case in such a way that the iPad stands up on its own on a flat surface without you having to hold it.

If I had an iPad, I would definitely get one of these, especially since you really can’t go wrong at that price! In fact, here’s what one reviewer had to say about the purple one:

I was so pleased with my purchase that I decided to order another one and the price and the service is awesome. I would recommend The Source to all of my friends and family.

Since shipping is at a flat rate of $4.99 per order, I would definitely suggest to have it shipped to the nearest The Source store near you to avoid paying any extra fees.

(Expiry: Unknown)

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March 10

Sears Canada: Super Hero Earbuds up to 50% Off

Posted by on March 10, 2014 at 9:30 AM

Sears Canada: Super Hero Earbuds up to 50% Off

Sears Canada has a pretty cool electronics deal happening right now at their outlet store.  Save up to 50% on all super hero earbuds for a limited time only.

There are 9 different super heroes to choose from:

All earbuds are from the vintage collection, which is pretty cool. Each set is compatible with iPods, iPads and iPhones and they all have a 1 year warranty on them.

I have two boys so we have a lot of super hero items around the house.  My kids would go nuts for any of these earbuds and because they are priced so low right now, I may grab some to add to their Easter baskets.

As for the cost of shipping, you will get free shipping on orders of $99 or more.

(Expiry: Unknown)

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February 26

Staples Canada: Free $40 Gift Card With Purchase Of An Apple iPad Air

Posted by on February 26, 2014 at 9:00 PM

Staples Canada: Free $40 Gift Card With Purchase Of An Apple iPad Air

Have you been eyeing the iPad Air? Then I definitely suggest you get it at Staples since for a couple of days only, you can get a $40 gift card at the same time!

Admittedly, this deal is particularly well suited for either frequent shoppers of Staples or those who can see themselves buying something from there in the near future. The reason for this is because if we look at the 16GB iPad Air, Staples has it in either silver or space grey for $519, while both Best Buy and Future Shop actually have this awesome gadget for close to $20 cheaper ($501.64) but if you see yourself shopping at Staples for anything at all, then you’re actually saving an additional $20 in either the short or long run.

As for specs, this awesome tablet has a 9.7″ screen, a dual-core A7 chip with an M7 processor and a 2048 x 1536 screen resolution. On top of the 16GB for $519, which I already mentioned earlier, Staples also has the 32GB for $619, the 64GB for $719 and the 128GB for $819.

Although I already have a tablet, if I were getting the iPad Air, then I would totally use the gift card to invest in the Zagg invisibleSHIELd screen protector, which is just $29.45. I had a similar one on my iPhone and it actually lasted me close to a year without peeling. The only reason I had to get a new one was because of the accumulated dirt but that’s a whole ‘nother story!

You also won’t have to worry about any shipping costs as both of these iPads ship for free.

(Expiry: 3rd March 2014)

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February 18

Walmart Canada: Apple iPad 2 Only $323

Posted by on February 18, 2014 at 2:00 PM

Walmart Canada: Apple iPad 2 Only $323

Walmart has a sweet deal on an Apple iPad 2, now only $323 with a regular price of $398. I price compared at Apple, Best Buy and more and only found this model for $398 or more, so this is definitely a great deal, saving you $75!

It feels like everyone has an iPad these days, except me. I’d love to get one as I’m a big fan of Apple, as I type on my Mac computer that I’ve had for years and it still seems brand new. The iPad 2 has a thin and light design, with low power consumption, but a powerful system. The 10-hour battery lets you stay mobile for quite a while.

It has a front-facing and a rear-facting camera, so it is easy to get all your photos and HD videos, plus chat on FaceTime. I’m actually not a huge fan of FaceTime and find Skype a lot easier and more functional, but it is a nice feature to have on a phone or iPad.

This model is 16GB and has wi-fi. You can get it in white or black. Reading all the fantastic reviews of this machine, I see that someone was excited to buy theirs during Walmart’s anniversary sale and paid only $358. Sad for them that the iPad 2 is now $35 cheaper.

Both models were fully in stock online at time of writing.

As always, you’ll get free shipping from Walmart.

(Expiry: Unknown)

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February 12

Shop.ca: Hipstreet iPad 2/3/4 Bluetooth Multimedia Keyboard Case Only $25 (Was $80)

Posted by on February 12, 2014 at 1:00 PM

Shop.ca: Hipstreet iPad 2/3/4 Bluetooth Multimedia Keyboard Case Only $25 (Was $80)

Shop.ca has a fantastic deal on a Hipstreet iPad 2/3/4 bluetooth multimedia keyboard case for only $24.99, was $79.99. As always, I price compared this baby for you and found it for $79.99 at The Source, $58.67 at Amazon, $38.88 at Canada Computers and $69.99 at Sears. As you can see, there is a wide range of prices, with none coming as close to as low as Shop.ca.

The only thing you really might want to know is that this case comes only in pink at Shop.ca, so depending on how you feel about colours, this case could or could not be for you. Personally, I love the pink as it is bright and cheery (and cheap!).

It is ultra thin and made out of durable aluminum, so it fits perfectly with your iPad. The bluetooth keyboard is simple to connect and has a long operating distance of 10 metres. The case automatically wakens and puts your iPad to sleep too. Can it do this with my kids too? A long lasting lithium battery comes with this item as well.

There are no reviews available on Shop.ca for this product, but there is one five-star rating.

Shipping is free too!

(Expiry: Unknown)

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February 8

iGN: Free Sky Gamblers: Storm Raiders Game For iPod Touch, iPad & iPhone

Posted by on February 8, 2014 at 9:00 PM

iGN: Free Sky Gamblers: Storm Raiders Game For iPod Touch, iPad & iPhone

Boom! Another great iOS game for free from IGN!

IGN’s free game of the month is Sky Gamblers: Storm Raiders and you get it for free! It’s a 4 1/2 star game and it costs $4.99 USD from iTunes. It’s $44.99 and looks like it’s worth every penny. Just look at this trailer for it. Pretty cool, huh? So it’s a WW2 Warplane Fighter game.

From IGM:

  • Participate in visceral dogfights, protect cities and fleets, bomb enemy structures and even fly through tunnels.
  • Fly in fully recreated cities with realistic weather, accurate atmospheric scattering with aerial perspective and highly detailed planes with interactive cockpits.
  • Invite your friends to play online, and choose between cooperative and competitive modes.

The game came out at the end of November 2012 but isn’t available on the Google Play Store right now. There are two other iterations of Sky Gamblers on the Google Play store (for free) so I picked them up and they are quite fun. They do a very good job at striking a balance between the casual game feel that makes games on your phone or tablet and a full fledged WW2 Warplane Simulator you’d play on a PC or Console.

Grab your code from IGM today and start playing!

(Expires: 29th February 2014)

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January 14

Canadian Freebie: Large Hot Beverage From 7-Eleven

Posted by on January 14, 2014 at 8:30 PM

Canadian Freebie: Large Hot Beverage From 7 Eleven

Brrrr…..it’s cold outside! Warm up with a FREE large hot beverage from 7-Eleven!

Getting your free beverage is easy – all you have to do is download the 7-Eleven App. If you have an iPhone, iPad or iPod, go to the App Store. Have an Android device? Head over to the Google Play Store. After you install the App, you will be asked to create an account and then sign in.

After your account is created, tap on the green money symbol ($) at the top of the screen. This is where you will find any available coupons or deals available at 7-Eleven. Click on the “Free Large Hot Beverage” option, and then when you’re ready to pick up your beverage, click on “Redeem Offer”. Make sure you’re close to a 7-Eleven, because after you click on “Redeem Offer”, you only have 15 minutes to get your hot drink!

Along with your free beverage offer, you will find other great deals at participating locations. Some of these deals include:

  • Buy any $25 Facebook Game Card, and get a FREE 1/4 lb. Big Bite, and a FREE Medium Slurpee
  • Buy one Aero bar and get one for FREE
  • Save $1 when you buy two Karma Waters
  • Buy one Taquito and get one for FREE
  • Buy one large hot beverage and get one for FREE

You can also see other daily deals, as well as a list of all of the nearest 7-Eleven locations. If you’re not a big 7-Eleven fan, just uninstall the App after you receive your free beverage. Enjoy!

(Expiry: 31st March 2014)

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January 12

IGN: Modern Combat 4: Zero Hour For iOS For Free (Was $7)

Posted by on January 12, 2014 at 10:00 PM

IGN: Modern Combat 4: Zero Hour For iOS For Free (Was $7)

IGN is at it again with another free iOS game! This time it’s Modern Combat 4: Zero Hour.

I got into the mobile gaming world probably six years ago when my Dad bought me an iPod Touch for Christmas. It was awesome because now I didn’t need to bring a console with me to play games. The games were good back then, but they weren’t great. It wasn’t exactly a full replacement for my beloved PSP. You could play doodle jump and do crosswords until your thumbs fell off, but you couldn’t get a “real” video game experience.

Games like Modern Combat 4: Zero Hour have come much, much closer to replacing a PSP or DS, and for many people it already has. I should mention here that, for me, a cell phone will never replace a hand held console. Unfortunately for Sony and Nintendo, a lot of people disagree. There is no wonder why; this game runs on the Havok Engine! Assassin’s Creed uses the Havok Engine. Just take a look at this game’s trailer and you’ll see what I mean.

Did you watch it yet? Good. See what I mean? Pretty intense, right?

You can get this wonder on your iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad for free from IGN all month! It’s normally $6.99.

(Expires: 31st January 2014)

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January 1

iTunes App Store: Rayman Jungle Run iOS Game for Free (Was $3)

Posted by on January 1, 2014 at 2:30 PM

iTunes App Store: Rayman Jungle Run iOS Game for Free (Was $3)

Rayman is back in this awesome platformer for your iOS device!

This deal has me jealous. That’s an emotion I don’t often feel as an Android guy because, I mean, come on, I’m an Android guy. Right? Right. But this one has me jealous. Rayman Jungle Run is one of the top mobile games out there. It’s a bit older now so it’s not in the spotlight or anything but I did notice it recently when I was looking for another Ubisoft game.

I always notice Rayman though because Rayman is awesome. I remember playing Rayman way, way back when it came out in like 1995. That’s almost 20 years ago!! I feel so old. But a new breed of gamers are learning to love Rayman as much as I did with Rayman Origins on handheld, Rayman Legends on console and of course Rayman Jungle Run and Rayman Fiesta Run on mobile platforms.

The whole reason I’m jealous of the iOS crowd is that you can get it on your iPhone or iPad for free and I’m still stuck paying $2.99 like a sucker! Oh well, eventually I’m sure we’ll get a sale but until then, enjoy saving $2.99 you iOS jerks!

I love you all very, very much.

(Expires: Unknown)

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December 9

Best Buy Canada: iPad Up To $50 Off

Posted by on December 9, 2013 at 11:00 AM

Best Buy Canada: iPad Up To $50 Off

Best Buy is advertising up to $50 off iPad today only. Honestly, when I looked through the sale, I couldn’t find anything that was $50 off including in the iPad section and the accessory section. But, I spoke to our tech expert Shawn, who said that Apple rarely goes on sale, so you should still check this out.

Now, the discount is not a lot, but it is more of a discount than I am seeing at other stores. Here is a short list of some of the prices of iPads after discount:

As you can see, most of the savings in iPads are $20 or $30, which isn’t substantial, but you won’t just give someone $30, so you might as well save it!

Search for cases, and you’ll find these are also on sale like this Rocketfish iPad Air folio case, was $49.99, now $39.99.

Shipping is free when you spend over $20.

(Expiry: 12th December 2013)

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December 7

IGN.com: Get Infinity Blade II For iPhone, iPad & iPod Touch For Free

Posted by on December 7, 2013 at 1:30 PM

IGN.com: Get Infinity Blade II For iPhone, iPad & iPod Touch For Free

Nothing says merry Christmas like killing folk in Infinity Blade II on your iOS device for free from IGN!

Infinity Blade is a big deal on iOS. People go nuts over this game, to the point where there are books based on the game. The game is basically an on-rails fighting game and, from what I understand from playing its clones on Android, it really takes advantage of the touch screen interface. Yeah, that’s right, it isn’t on Android. So, for all you people out there who roll their eyes every time I passive-aggressively attack Apple, here is your chance to point out that when it comes to Infinity Blade games, iOS is superior. I admit it, there!

Here is the Infinity Blade II trailer:

(Expires: 31st December 2013)

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December 5

Staples Canada: Get a $40 Gift Card When you Buy WiFi iPad Air or iPad Mini

Posted by on December 5, 2013 at 5:30 PM

Staples Canada: Get a $40 Gift Card When you Buy WiFi iPad Air or iPad Mini

 Get $40 just for picking up the iPad you were already going to buy from Staples Canada!

This deal is a bit weird to link to so I linked to a search results page that includes all the iPad Air and iPad Minis that Staples sells but you can only get the deal on certain iPads. You can get your gift card if you buy a 16GB, 32GB or 64GB iPad Air in either Space Grey or White. The only iPad Mini for which this deal is valid is the 16GB in Space Grey or White. I don’t know why it isn’t available on the bigger Minis or the biggest Air. I can only imagine that it’s some policy with Apple. It is also only available on WiFi only iPads. You’ll know the iPad is in this deal because it will say “SPECIAL BUY!” underneath it and ”FREE Staples $40 Gift Card!” next to it.

I know this deal isn’t going to make you buy an iPad over another tablet but if you were going to get one anyway, this is a great opportunity to get a little something extra with it. Getting someone an iPad is a great gift idea but adding a $40 gift card to their present is even better. You could even use the card to get them a case or something. Or keep it all for yourself! The choice is yours!

Shipping on orders over $45 is free!

(Expires: 10th December 2013)

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November 29

Apple Canada Black Friday: Up to $150 in Gift Cards When you Purchase Select Apple Gear

Posted by on November 29, 2013 at 6:00 AM

Apple Canada Black Friday: Up to $150 in Gift Cards When you Purchase Select Apple Gear

What’s better than Apple gear? Apple gear with free Apple money to buy more Apple gear! Apple!!

This is the day that cheap Apple fans wait all year for. Black Friday. It’s one of the few days that Apple has sales. This year their products aren’t any cheaper but they are offering free Apple gift cards from $25 to $150 when you buy select items. Let’s get in to it.

Getting an iPad can net you up to a $75 gift card.

  • iPad Air – Starting at $519 – Get a $75 gift card for free
  • iPad Mini - Starting at $319 – Get a $50 gift card for free
  • iPad 2 - Starting at $399 - Get a $50 gift card for free

If you’re going for the megawork gift idea this Christmas (or something awesome for yourself) you can get a $150 gift card with your new Mac computer.

  • MarBook Pro – Starting at $1199 - Get a $150 gift card for free
  • MacBook Air - Starting at $999 - Get a $150 gift card for free
  • iMac - Starting at $1349 – Get a $150 gift card for free

Perfect for people who just want music and apps with no phone. If your kids have iPhone lust but you have nightmares of $1700 phone bills, this is the product you want. Up to a $50 gift card on these.

  • iPod Touch – Starting at $299 – Get a $50 gift card for free
  • iPod Nano - Starting at $149 – Get a $25 gift card for free

Everything else in the sale can get you a free gift card worth anywhere from $25 to $75. The items range from Apple stuff like Time Capsules and Apple TVs to products from other companies like Logitech iPad cases, LaCie Rugged Thunderbolt Hard Drives, Blue Nessie Microphones and Philips/Disney Friends of Hue StoryLight Starter Kit.

(Expires: 29th November 2013)

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