Today’s best deals include the first discount on the new Mac mini, plus Apple’s official iPhone Smart Battery Cases are on sale, and MacBook Pros are discounted. Hit the jump for all that and more.

Apple’s 2020 Mac mini sees first price cut

B&H is currently offering the recently-refreshed entry-level Mac mini 3.6GHz/8GB/256GB for $699. Typically selling for $799, today’s offer saves you $100, marks the first discount we’ve seen, and is a new all-time low. Having just been released earlier in the month, Apple recently altered its 2018 Mac mini lineup by bumping up the entry-level model to 256GB of storage. Also on sale today, B&H is offering the previous 128GB configuration of Mac mini for $649.

Official Smart Battery Cases for iPhone on sale

Amazon offers Apple’s iPhone 11 Smart Battery Case in black for $99. As a comparison, it typically goes for $129 direct from Apple and today’s deal matches the previous Amazon all-time low. Apple’s Smart Battery Case delivers up to 50% longer battery life for your iPhone 11. Hit this page for more from $65.

MacBook Pro without Touch Bar is $680

Today only, Woot offers the 2017 Apple 13-inch MacBook Pro without Touch Bar from $680. For comparison, it has an original list price of $1,299. Today’s deal matches our previous refurbished mention.

Apple’s entry-level MacBook Pro is perfect for light photo editing, video, and schoolwork. This is a nice way to save if you don’t need the Touch Bar or extensive I/O. Ships with two Thunderbolt 3 ports, 802.11ac Wi-Fi, Force Touch Trackpad and more. Includes a 90-day warranty.

elago AirPods Pro two-tone case for $9

elago via Amazon offers its AirPods Pro Duo Case for $9. As a comparison, it typically sells for $12 at Amazon with today’s deal marking a new all-time low across all colors. This colorful AirPods Pro case comes with your choice of two colors. It’s made to fit snug around your existing AirPods Pro case while not obstructing any features like wireless charging. One notable feature is a built-in carabiner, which makes it easy to attach to your backpack and the like.

90-Degree Lightning Cable 2-Pack is $10

Aukey Direct via Amazon offers a 2-pack of its 90-Degree MFi 6.6-Foot Lightning Cables for $10. Typically selling for $18, that’s good for a 45% discount, beats our previous mention by $3, and marks a new all-time low. Differing from the traditional Lightning cable design, Aukey’s MFi charging cord sports a 90-degree connector. This makes using your phone while charging more convenient, and it’s also less stressful for the cable. Each one comes wrapped in a braided nylon exterior, and picking up two gives you an option for using in bed or on the couch. And now that we’re all spending more time indoors, having some extra Lightning cables at your disposal will surely come in handy.

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