Amazon Gold Box: Up to 50% off select Kensington tablet cases, trackballs, power adapters, and more

Today’s Gold Box deal of the day at Amazon is savings of up to 50% on select Kensington products. Many of the items listed in todays sale match or exceed all time price lows. Here are a few highlights from the sale:

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Put wireless anywhere for $35! TP-LINK Nano Powerline Adapter Kit: $20, Wireless N150 Portable Router: $15 shipped


If you are looking to extend your wireless network to any part of your home including powered outstructures like barns, stables, pools, guesthouses, gates or even just easily improving your signal strength in your home far from your current router, we have a quick, easy and inexpensive solution:

Combining the TP-LINK  Nano Powerline Adapter Kit for $19.99 shipped (which we mentioned a few days ago) with the TP-Link Wireless N150 Portable Router: $14.99 shipped gives you up to 200Mbps of data speeds from your current router channelled through up to 300 meters of household/yard wiring to another outlet where you can connect to this Portable 150Mbps Wireless router.

Both of these are at lowest ever prices and get great (4.3+/5 star) reviews at Amazon.



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Power Pen is the “world’s first pen with an integrated smartphone battery”

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While companies seem to be trying to stuff battery packs into just about anything these days, we spotted one recently that claims to be the “world’s first pen with an integrated smartphone battery.” The Power Pen brings together a traditional pen and a stylus, with a built-in battery to give your mobile devices a little extra juice…

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Giveaway: Grado Prestige Series SR80e Open-Ear Headphones ($99 value)

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It’s the holiday season, and we are all busy but before everyone starts traveling we wanted to giveaway a pair of one of our favorite headphones. This week you’ll have the chance to enter to win a set of Grado SR80e open-ear headphones, one of the best sounding set of cans you’ll ever use.

The SR80e’s are a part of the newest generation of Prestige Series cans that were released this past summer. They feature a beautiful open-air design, 20-20,000Hz frequency response and are handmade in Brooklyn. Grado has long been noted as some of the best sounding headphones available by Consumer Reports and Head-Fi. Amazon users agree too, getting a top-of-the-line rating of 4.7/5 stars. I’ve been using them for four years and can say that the SR80e’s are the perfect companion to your music.

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Flash drives: 64GB $20/ 128GB $40, Mpow 4-port charger: $13, RAVPower mini charger $13 Prime shipped

Silicon Power 64GB Blaze B30 USB 3.0 Swivel Flash Drive R:W up to 120:50 MB:s, Black (SP064GBUF3B30V1K)

We’re seeing a few good deals on USB chargers and flash drives today.

First is the Silicon Power 64GB USB 3.0 Swivel Flash Drive for only $19.99 Prime shipped from Amazon. You can also catch the 128GB model for a low $39.99 shipped. Both drives have the sleek swivel exterior and come with a lifetime warranty. Amazon shoppers also gave the drives 4.5/5 star reviews.

Mpow® 25W:5A 4-Port Ultra Portable multiple USB Wall Charger Travel Power Adapter with Xsmart™Next up is the Mpow 25W/5A 4-Port Ultra Portable multiple USB Wall Charger for $13.59 Prime shipped. If you enter the coupon code: MPOW4POR at checkout you can save another $1. It has Xsmart Technology that makes each port the fastest possible speed charging (Up to 5 amps among 4 ports). It’s also ultra portable (flip down plug designed), compact (2.6 x 2.1 x 1.1in) and light (4.4oz). Charging will stop automatically when the battery is full.

RAVPower 3rd Gen Mini 3200mAh Portable Charger Lipstick-Sized External Battery Pack Power Bank Charger, iSmart Broad Compatibility, Fast ChargingWe also found the RAVPower 3rd Gen Mini 3200mAh Power Bank in black for only $12.99 Prime shipped. That’s $17 off the original price and the best we’ve seen. It has an LED ultra-bright flashlight and the power to run an iPhone for an extra six hours of use.

Anker via Amazon has a few discounts on USB battery chargers today as well (with coupon codes that reduce the price at checkout).Anker® 2nd Gen Astro E4 High Capacity 13000mAh 3A Fast Portable Charger External Battery Power Bank with PowerIQ Technology for iPhone, iPad, Samsung and More (Black)

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JAWBONE Up Move Activity Tracker for Smartphones $40 shipped for Prime members (orig. $50)

UpMove1Amazon Prime members (free trial) can save $10 (discount applied at checkout) on the JAWBONE Up Move Activity Tracker for only $39.99 shipped. That’s the first price drop we’ve seen since the release.

Announced only last month, the activity tracker can guide you to get fit, lose weight and have fun doing it. It tracks steps, exercise, overall calories burned, hours slept and quality of sleep. You can even track your food, drink, calories, nutrients and use the UP App Food Score to quickly know if you are eating right.

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Modern Combat 5: Blackout for iOS drops to $4, adds new multiplayer maps, modes, weapons and more

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Gameloft’s latest mobile military shooter, Modern Combat 5: Blackout, is getting a substantial update today along with a nice price drop. Regularly listed at $6.99, the highly rated FPS can be had for just $3.99 right now, matching the lowest we’ve seen it go for.

Already listed in “App Store’s Best of 2014” in 28 countries, MC5: Blackout received a number of new additions to its multiplayer suite along with a host of other goodies to keep players locked and loaded over the holiday season. Expect to see two new multiplayer maps (Scramble and Overtime), new level-120 cap limit, new class skills, weapons, masks and kill signs. Gameloft has added in vote and rematch systems for multiplayer maps and specific match-ups along with some holiday themed music, skins and more.

Head below for details on the update:

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Games/Apps: Gangstar Vegas goes free (Reg. $3), Skylanders SWAP Force pack $20, more iOS freebies

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Update (12/17 10:25m): Sears is offering the Sony DualShock 4 Wireless Controller for $29.99 with free in-store pickup (Reg. $58, current lowest price we can find).

In today’s best game/apps deals, Gameloft’s Gangstar Vegas is now available for free today on iOS (Reg. $3+). We have seen a number of drops on the company’s GTA like mobile game, but this marks the first time it has gone free on the App Store.

Other notable game deals include Assassin’s Creed Rogue on 360 and PS3 for $39 shipped on Amazon (Reg. $60, within $4, matched at Walmart), Skylanders SWAP Force Starter Pack on PS4 for $20 Prime shipped (Reg. $40, lowest we can find).

As for the rest of today’s iOS deals, you’ll find Anodia: Unique Brick Breaker for $1 (Reg. $3), Drawing with Carl for FREE (Reg. $3), A Charlie Brown Christmas for $3 (Reg. $6), PDF Reader Premium for FREE (Reg. $3), Baldur’s Gate II for $10 (Reg. $15) and head below for more.

Ongoing game deals/features:

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Daily Deals: Slingbox 350 media streamer: $90, Jambox Bluetooth speaker: $56, Logitech UE Headset: $10, more

Every morning we search for the best Daily Deals using our Daily Deal finder tool and have them here for you bright and early at 9am ET/6am PT.

Sling Media – Slingbox 350 – Catch all your favorite TV shows, even when you’re away from home $89.99 (orig. $179.99) | Best Buy

Jawbone JAMBOX Bluetooth Speaker refurb $56 (orig. $199) | Daily Steals Jawbone JAMBOX Mini-sale-01-Groupon
Logitech Ultimate Ears Noise Isolating Headset  (Choice of 350vi or 350vm) $10 (orig. $60) | Daily Steals Logitech Ultimate Ears Noise Isolating Headset with Microphone and Volume Control for iPhone and Android Smartphones (Choice of 350vi or 350vm)
Klipsch Image S4i Rugged All Weather In-Ear Headphones  (Choose Color) $31.99 +$5 shipping (orig. $99.99) | Woot Klipsch Image S4i Rugged All Weather In-Ear Headphones with In-Line 3 Button Apple Mic & Remote (Choose Color)
All electronic gifts under $30 + $5 shipping | Electronics.Woot Gifts under $30
HP Pavilion 500 Intel 1TB SATA Desktops refurb $359.99$529.99 +$5 shipping | Computers.Woot HP Pavilion 500 Intel 1TB SATA Desktops refurb

Apple-Certified 3ft. 3in. Lightning-to-USB Charge and Sync Cable $9.99 (orig. $24.99) | Groupon

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All these items are on sale until midnight only. So we will continue to curate the top 10 or so best deals we can find from our Daily Deal finder and have them on the site at 9am ET/6am PT.

Deals still alive from yesterday:

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VIZIO 65-Inch 1080p 240Hz Smart LED HDTV: $1,000 shipped (Reg. $1,500)

vizio-65-inch-M652I-B2Amazon offers the VIZIO 65-Inch 1080p 240Hz Smart LED HDTV (model M652i-B2) for $999.99 with free scheduled delivery. Prime members will save an additional $10. This 2014 VIZIO M-Series HDTV carries a list price of $1,500, but generally sells for around $1,300. Today’s price matches Black Friday as the best price we’ve ever seen.

You can find similarly sized HDTVs for less, but they won’t match the picture quality this model puts out. Also available from Best Buy. Over 500 Amazon reviewers rate it 4.1 out of 5 stars.

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Four magazine subs for $16: Wired, GQ, Rolling Stone, Men’s Fitness, ESPN, many more

We have teamed up with DiscountMags once again to offer readers another big multi-year mag bundle sale before the holidays. While it’s hard to beat the discounts we see on Black Friday and Cyber Monday, today’s bundle deal comes very close to the lowest individual prices we see and even beating them in some cases. There is also a handy gifting option available, allowing you to send each mag in your discounted bundle to a different address (E-card included).

You can pickup any 4 (or 5) mags in the sale for just $16. At $4 each, you’re within $0.10 of the year’s best Black Friday pricing on mags like Wired, Dwell, ESPN, GQ, Rolling Stone, Popular Photography, Men’s Fitness, Women’s Health and more.

But you can get even better prices if you’re willing to go for a 6 or 7 mag bundle. The 6th and 7th choices will drop own to just $3.50 a piece, which is the lowest price ever offered on the above mags plus others (outside of Maxim, which we saw for $1 per year on Black Friday).

DiscountMags will not charge any sales tax, will not auto renew subs on you, and offers free delivery to those in the US. Note: Digital access comes once the first print edition arrives. No code required for today’s deal.

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Home: Amazon Gold Box up to 50% off KitchenAid, Kryptonite bike lock w/ 4-ft Flex cable $29 (orig. $50+), more

Today only, as its Bonus Gold Box Deal of the Day, Amazon offers up to 50% off select KitchenAid items. Prime members (free trial) will receive free 2-day shipping on everything, while non-members will get free standard shipping on orders of $35 or more. Use today’s sale to refresh your kitchen tools or cross the chef in your life off your Christmas list.

Here’s our top picks:

Kryptonite Kryptolok Series 2 Standard Bicycle U-Lock-sale-BuyDig-01Next up, BuyDig has the Kryptonite Kryptolok Series 2 Standard Bicycle U-Lock with Transit FlexFrame Bracket (4-inch x 9-inch) with 4-Foot Flex Cable for $42.95. But using code CP11411164852 drops your total down to $28.95 shipped. That’s $19 below the original listing, $7 better than Amazon and the best we’ve seen by $1. 

This lock is ideal for downtown/city use with a 13mm hardened steel shackle and a “Bent Foot” design to prevent theft. It comes with a 4ft. Flex cable as well as a transit FlexFrame providing “easy mounting to frame tubing 25mm to 80mm whether round, oval, triangular, or square.”

It is the #1 Best Selling Bike U-Lock on Amazon and has received a 4.3/5 star rating from over 950 customers.

Head below for the rest of today’s best home deals including a $17 Black & Decker hand vacuum, deeply discounted Cuisinart kitchenware, home safes/lock boxes and more:

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