Apple MacBook Pro repair extension program for video issues: Connecting Point to perform service at no charge

Apple MacBook Pro 15-inch, circa 2011Do you own a 15- or 17-inch MacBook Pro, purchased between 2011 and 2013, that’s been having some weird video problems?

Apple has determined that a small percentage of MacBook Pro systems may exhibit distorted video, no video, or unexpected system restarts. These MacBook Pro systems were sold between February 2011 and December 2013.

As an Apple Authorized Service Provider, Connecting Point SERVICE will repair these affected MacBook Pro systems, free of charge.

To find out if your MacBook Pro may qualify, and to determine what to do next, please click here.

PLEASE NOTE: Medford store experiencing phone issues [Tues., Feb. 24th, 2015]

Phones are temporarily down at Connecting Point's Medford locationUPDATE 12:10 PST: It appears our phones are back up and running again. Give us a ring.

FYI: Our Medford store is having issues with its phone system this morning. If you are unable to get through, please call Jeff’s (541-944-4835) or Tom’s (541-291-8500) cell. You can also email us. If you’re trying to contact our Service Department, you can submit a form here.

The issues appear to be related to our cable provider, and are probably not confined to just us. Techs are working on the issue. We expect to be back up and running shortly. We appreciate your patience, and apologize for any inconvenience.

Deal of the Week | Feb. 20th, 2015: Six-foot high-speed HDMI cable for $5.99

This week's Deal: 6-foot HDMI cable for just $5.99 at Connecting PointMore and more devices are jumping on the HDMI bandwagon. Devices like DVRs, satellite and cable boxes, gaming consoles, Blu-ray players—and more and more desktop and laptop computers.

There’s a good reason for this. HDMI simplifies. That’s it. Period.

The video, audio, and even Ethernet signals are all transferred within a single slim cable. No snarled nest of cables lurking behind your entertainment center. You don’t even have to screw anything down. HDMI is truly plug-and-play.

These cables are of the highest quality, conforming to the latest electrical standards—but that doesn’t mean they’re expensive. In fact, as this week’s Deal, they’re downright dirt cheap. Our $20 HDMI cable is on sale (while supplies last) for a low $5.99.

This offer runs from Friday, February 20th to Thursday, February 26th, 2015, or while supplies last. Sorry, no rain checks.

Take Executive Action and save BIG on a new Mac during our Presidents’ Day Sale | Feb. 13-16, 2015

Connecting Point's Presdidents' Day Sale - Feb. 13-16, 2015For over 200 years, American Presidents have grappled with some tough decisions. But this President’s Day, you can make your best – and easiest – decision ever: Getting a new Mac from Connecting Point. Save your tens, twenties, fifties – even your hundreds – and get a Mac, the American leader everyone supports.

Apple iMac 21.5- and 27-inch models, side by sideDuring Connecting Point’s Presidents’ Day Sale, you’ll save on every Mac in stock, when you buy it along with AppleCare:

  • $50 off Mac mini and MacBook Air
  • $75 off 13-inch MacBook Pro Retina and iMac (21.5-inch or 27-inch)
  • $100 off 15” MacBook Pro and Mac Pro

EPSON Expression XP-310 All-in-One

 

And with any new Mac, get the $99.99 Epson Expression XP-310 all-in-one printer/scanner/copier for half price (while supplies last).

Plus we’ll take trade-ins on any Mac or PC you have, ANY AGE, ANY CONDITION (working or not!) – and guarantee at least $25 towards your new Mac.

Special financing makes the decision even easier. With your good credit, you can take home a new Mac today and get six, 12, even 18 months interest-deferred financing. You can go Mac – and never look back!

This calls for Executive Action: Take command this long weekend, during Connecting Point’s Presidents’ Day Sale.

Offers end at close of business Monday, February 16th, 2015. Sale is limited to stock on hand. No rainchecks. No extensions of the sale period.

Deal of the Week | Feb. 13th, 2015: Six-pack of multi-color Universal Stylus Pens for $9.99

Six-pack of Universal Stylus Pens for $9.99 (reg. $29.99)Heed the ancient warning: Do not use fingers on a touchscreen on Friday the 13th! Bad luck! Bad, bad luck.

(You’ve heard that one, right? Everyone’s heard that one. It’s well documented. Somewhere.)

To that end, we present this week’s Deal: A half-dozen colorful stylus pens, normally selling for 30 bucks, on sale for a superstitiously low $9.99. It even includes a couple of nifty lanyards, to keep that stylus within easy reach at all times.

And these are universal styli, compatible with virtually any touchscreen, be it on your iPad, iPhone, iPod, Android device, whatevs. They’ve got super-gentle rubber tips, so your screen surface stays glassy-smooth. And colors. These colors! You’ll be able to accessorize a stylus with any wardrobe choices you can come up with.

In short, these are cool. These are cheap. And these will likely go fast. So grab a different kind of six-pack for the weekend, before they’re gone, gone gone.

Find out more about this week’s Deal here.

Deal of the Week | Jan. 30th, 2015: BRAVEN 570 Bluetooth Speaker for $49.99

BRAVEN 570 Bluetooth Speaker for $49.99 this week at Connecting PointUPDATED 02.06.15: HELD OVER! This DOTW will continue this week (while supplies last).

Rock. Talk. Charge. Amplify. Control.

The BRAVEN 570 Bluetooth Speaker will make you the life of the party, granting you the power to socialize your music, media and more. Yes, it’s a quick and easy way to wirelessly connect your smart devices, using Bluetooth. But it also serves as an auxiliary charger for those devices. And as a hands-free speakerphone. You can even chain multiple BRAVEN 570s together (the required cable is included) for even more thumping sound anywhere, any time.

  • 10 Hour Playtime with 1200 mAh battery
  • Dual custom HD drivers with 6 Watt speaker output
  • Integrated noise-canceling microphone
  • Wirelessly stream your music over Bluetooth
  • Take calls hands free through built-in microphone
  • Charge mobile devices from a built in power bank
  • Control tracks and volume right from the speaker
  • Daisy chain additional speakers together for even more sound

These speakers normally retail for $99.99, but as this week’s DOTW, we’re letting them go for a laughably low $49.99 – that’s half price, for those of you keeping score at home. And we have several colors besides black to choose from – but you’d best come in soon to get the hue you prefer.

Find out more about this week’s Deal here.

Deal of the Week | Jan. 23rd, 2015: USB Beverage Warmer/4-Port USB Hub for $14.99

USB beverage warmer and four-part USB hub on sale for $14.99It’s late January, folks. Dead of winter.

A time of short days, long nights – and rapidly-cooling mugs. While we can’t do much about the first two things (other than advise “hang in there, Spring is coming!”), we can help keep your coffee, your tea, your yerba maté, or your covert bourbon piping hot.

This beverage warmer plugs into a standard USB port, and not only maintains your drink at optimum warmness, but also doubles as a handy little four-port USB hub.

Best of all, because it’s our first DOTW of the new year, we’re slashing its price. Like, a lot. Like, in half.

That’s right: Our USB Beverage Warmer/Four-Port Hub normally sells for $29.99, but you can grab one now for just $14.99.

EXTENDED! Get up to 18 months interest-deferred financing (offer now ends Sunday, Jan. 25th)

6 MONTHS OFFER applies to purchases of up to $998.99 12 MONTHS OFFER applies to purchases of $999.00 - $1498.99 18 MONTHS OFFER applies to purchases of $1499.00 or greaterGet the Mac®, iPad®, or iPhone® you want now, and take up to 18 months to pay.*

That’s right: you’ll pay NO INTEREST IF THE BALANCE IS PAID IN FULL WITHIN 6, 12, OR 18 MONTHS* on qualifying purchases made with your Synchrony Financial credit card between May 23rd, 2014 and January 25th, 2015. Interest will be charged to your account from the purchase date if the promotional purchase is not paid in full within 6, 12, or 18 months.

Applying takes mere minutes. Click for more information.

*Offer applies only to single-receipt qualifying purchases. No interest will be charged on the promo purchase if you pay the promo purchase amount in full within 6, 12, or 18 months. If you do not, interest will be charged on the promo purchase from the purchase date. Depending on purchase amount, promotion length, and payment allocation, the required minimum monthly payments may or may not pay off purchase by end of promotional period. Regular account terms apply to non-promotional purchases and, after promotion ends, to promotional balance. For new accounts: Purchase APR is 29.99%; Minimum Interest Charge is $2. Existing Synchrony Financial cardholders should see their credit card agreement for their applicable terms. Subject to credit approval.