More ways to get an iPhone: $197 at Wal-Mart or $99 for a refurb at AT&T!

It's official.  Starting Sunday, you can get an iPhone at Wal-Mart.  As is their trademark, the prices will be lower than elsewhere, but only by $2.  I guess you can buy a couple of apps with the money you save!

Or, if you don't mind a refurbished unit (and Apple does a great job with their refurbs), AT&T has 8GB iPhones for just $99.  That's a great deal.  But with MacWorld in just over a week, and rumors of new iPhones (either larger capacities or the much less likely iPhone Nano), it might be wise to wait.  Of course, you could leverage AT&T's return policy, so you could act now and see what happens.

http://www.wireless.att.com/cell-phone-service/cell-phones/refurb-phones.jsp

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Todd Bernhard is a bestselling (6+ million downloads) award-winning (AARP, About.com, BestAppEver.com, Digital Hollywood, and Verizon) developer and founder of NoTie.NET, an app developer specializing in Talking Ringtone apps including AutoRingtone. And his profile photo is of the last known sighting of Mr. Bernhard wearing a tie, circa 2007!

An iPhone is almost always attached to his hip or in his pocket, but over the years, Mr. Bernhard has owned an Apple Newton, a Motorola Marco, an HP 95LX, a Compaq iPaq, a Palm Treo, and a Nokia e62. In addition to writing for iPhone Life, Mr. Bernhard has written for its sister publications, PocketPC Magazine and The HP Palmtop Paper.