September 1 is ushering in a new month as well as a fresh batch of discounts ahead of Labor Day. Kicking things off, we have the best price of the year on Apple’s official MagSafe charger at $30 joined by a sitewide sale from one of our favorite accessory makers, Twelve South, in honor of the holiday. Not to mention ongoing AirPods Max deals from $370. Hit the jump for all that and more in the latest 9to5Toys Lunch Break.
Apple’s official MagSafe charger drops to $30
Woot is now offering the official Apple MagSafe Charger for $30. Normally fetching $39, today’s offer is delivering the best price of the year at 24% off. This is $2 under our previous mention from back on Prime Day, as well.
Whether you’re looking to score Apple’s new iPhone 14 next week and want to prepare or are just finally ready to upgrade an existing iPhone 12 or 13 series handset with Apple’s unique take on wireless charging, today’s deal is as notable as they come. The official MagSafe Charger provides all of the perks of a cable with the convenience of not having to plug anything in. It magnetically snaps onto the back of your device in order to provide 15W of power to an iPhone 12 or 13 series handset.
Labor Day sale offers first discounts on new Twelve South accessories
Twelve South today is launching its annual Labor Day sale, and the savings this time around put some of the brand’s all-new releases in the spotlight. Taking 12% off nearly everything the retailer sells, you’ll be able to score the first price cuts across a slew of Twelve South’s popular Apple accessories and more. Our top pick is the new Twelve South Curve Flex MacBook Stand at $70. Down from the $80 price tag it just launched with last month, this is the very first chance to save and a new all-time low.
Twelve South just refreshed its popular MacBook stand last month with the new Curve Flex. This all-aluminum offering arrives with an adjustable design that lets you elevate your machine in plenty of different ways. I walked away quite impressed in my hands-on review, which you can read for a more in-depth look at the features. There are also plenty of other offers to join the featured Apple MagSafe charger marker markdown, as well.
AirPods Max return to lowest price of the year with Spatial Audio
Apple’s AirPods Max boast one of the more lofty price tags for a pair of ANC headphones these days, but Amazon just made the listening experience even more affordable ahead of Labor Day. Right now, you can score the headphones in several styles starting at $370. Normally fetching $549, you’re looking at as much as $179 in savings and a new all-time low at $59 under previous discounts.
Apple’s H1 chip kicks off AirPods Max and helps enable the best-in-class active noise cancellation that pairs with Spatial Audio alongside 20-hour playback, and Hey Siri support. Not to mention, you’ll find as premium of a design as they come which is comprised of aluminum, a knit-mesh canopy, and memory foam ear cushions. Since launch, AirPods Max have faced some fallout for the hard to swallow price tag, but today’s price cut offers another to chance to score Apple’s flagship listening experience for less. Get all of the details in our hands-on review.
M1 Pro MacBook Pros fall to new lows of $400 off
One of the most notable Labor Day deals we’ll see period is also still live, with Amazon offering Apple’s latest 14-inch M1 Pro MacBook Pro 512GB for $1,599 to kick off all of the early Labor Day savings. Normally fetching $1,999, today’s $400 discount is now down to a new all-time low at $200 under our previous mention. We’ve never seen it anywhere close to the discounted price today, making the high-end machine more affordable than ever.
While the new M2 MacBook Air has been hogging much of the spotlight in the Apple world lately, the higher-end M1 Pro delivers much of the same modern design with an even more capable feature set. Everything starts with the improved 14-inch Liquid Retina XDR 120Hz Display that’s backed by the higher-end chip – then you’ll find a 10-core CPU, up to 17-hour battery life, and the triumphant return of MagSafe charging. See why it was our Apple product of the year.
Apple’s all-new M2 MacBook Air lands at $1,099
Amazon is now offering one of the very first price cuts on Apple’s all-new 13-inch M2 MacBook Air. Right now the entry-level 8GB/256GB Midnight model has dropped to $1,099. That’s down from the usual $1,199 it typically fetches and marks the only time we’ve seen Amazon offer up any savings. At $100 off, today’s offer is a new all-time low overall, as well.
Apple’s all-new M2 MacBook Air comes powered by its latest in-house chip and pairs with a refreshed form-factor. The 13-inch Liquid Retina Display sports a 500-nit brightness to complete the P3 wide color support and pairs with a 1080p FaceTime camera with three-mic array and Spatial Audio-enabled speakers. Though the real highlight has to be the return of MagSafe charging, which pairs with other I/O like dual Thunderbolt ports. Learn more about the entry-level configuration’s performance over at 9to5Mac.
Eve Outdoor Cam sees very first discount with HomeKit Secure Video
Amazon is now offering the very first discount on the all-new Eve Outdoor Cam. Dropping down to $212.40 shipped when clipping the on-page coupon, this delivers 15% in savings from the usual $250 price tag alongside a new all-time low. Having just launched earlier this summer, the new Eve Outdoor Cam brings HomeKit Secure Video to your Siri setup with a weather-resistant design that can be mounted just about anywhere. It features a 1080p sensor on top of its motion alerts and two-way audio, also also arrives with a 157-degree field of view. Rounding out the security features, there’s a built-in dimmable floodlight for adding some extra protection to your home. Get the full scoop on what to expect in our recent HomeKit Weekly feature.
Best trade-in deals
9to5Mac also keeps tabs on all the best trade-in deals on iPhone, iPad, MacBook, Apple Watch, and more every month. Be sure to check out this month’s best trade-in deals when you decide it’s time to upgrade your device. Or simply head over to our trade-in partner directly if you want to recycle, trade, or sell your used devices for cash and support 9to5Mac along the way!