Deals hot off the grill: Memorial Day sales roundup
This weekend is the unofficial start of summer in the Northern Hemisphere and as to be expected, there are many deals to be had. We'll be updating this list throughout the weekend as news of more sales emerge, so be sure to check back between your BBQs!
• Aspyr is offering $10 off some of their most popular Mac games over the holiday weekend. From the Mac App Store the games include Star Wars: Empire at War, Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic, Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare, and Civilization IV. Aspyr is also offering many other games for sale at its GameAgent website.
• The MacGameStore is offering Sally's Spa for free over the weekend.
• iPhone battery pack maker Mophie is offering up to 60% off select items plus free shipping on orders greater than US$100.
• Griffin is offering 25% off almost everything in their store with the exception of Col. Littleton products and GriffinDeal products. Use code "MEMORIAL12" in their store.
• Drobo is offering dramatically lowered prices on their most popular Drobo simplified RAID arrays. Use the code "DOUBLEDROBO" in the Drobo store to get the following prices on these Drobo products: Drobo (4-bay USB / Firewire): $298, Drobo FS (5-bay Gigabit Ethernet File Sharing): $598, Drobo S (5-bay eSATA / USB / Firewire): $698, Drobo Pro (8-bay iSCSI / USB / Firewire): $1398.
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