Belkin Thunderstorm Handheld Home Theater Speaker and Case for iPad 2/3/4 $40 shipped (Reg. $199)

Belkin Thunderstorm Handheld Home Theater Speaker and Case for iPad 4 with Lightning ConnectorBelkin is offering it’s Thunderstorm Handheld Home Theater Speaker and Case for iPad 2/3/4 for $49.99. When you enter the coupon code: EARTHDAY20 the price drops to only $39.99 shipped. That’s $170 off the original price, $5 less than Amazon, and $10 under our previous mention.

The Thunderstorm is a full-range speaker system with a protective casing with various angles for a great entertainment experience.

We found it to be perfect for iPad users who frequently game or watch videos during our review:

I’ve tried many Bluetooth speakers from Logitech, Jawbone, NYNE, JBL and more, and I can honestly say none quite compare to Thunderstorm when it comes to a rich, immersive sound experience for watching video on an iPad. Its a unique experience with Thunderstorm, fine tuned specifically for the movie watching experience, and it’s definitely worth your attention if much of your time with an iPad is spent watching video.

Amazon reviewers rate it 4.1 out of 5 stars.

With the money you saved on the Thunderstorm you could pick up the Case Logic 11.6-Inch Laptop and iPad Slim Case on sale for only $13.99 from Amazon.

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Home: Cuisinart Brew Central Coffeemaker (refurb) $45 shipped (orig. $185), cutlery, cookware, small appliances, more

Cuisinart Brew Central 12-Cup Programmable Coffeemaker, DCC-1200BWFR-sale-01Woot has the factory refurbished Cuisinart Brew Central 12-Cup Programmable Coffeemaker (DCC-1200BWFR) for $39.99 + $5 flat rate shipping. That’s $140 under the original listing, $45 under Amazon’s new price and the best refurbished price we can find.

It features a 12-cup glass carafe with ergonomic handle, 24-hour advance brew start, programmable auto shutoff and comes with a charcoal water filter, permanent gold tone filter, measuring scoop and 90 Day Woot Limited Warranty. This model has received a 3.9/5 star rating from nearly 5,000 Amazon customers.

Woot also has a number of other Cuisinart kitchen appliances on sale at as much as 75% off including toasters mixers and other coffeemakers. Head below for the rest of today’s best deals including deep discounts on electric toothbrushes, shavers, small kitchen appliances, cutlery and much more, as well as a list of past deals still alive:  Read more

Multi-year magazine subs from $4/yr: Maxim, Wired, GQ, Rolling Stone, Men’s Health, ESPN, many more

This weekend’s DiscountMags sale has got off to an early start once again, offering some of the lowest prices we’ve seen. It is a multi year sale, so while there are a number of one year discounts matching our usual lows, there are deep discounts to be had on 2 and 3 year subscriptions.

A three year sub to Wired with digital access and free delivery comes to $12.99. At around $4.33 a year, this is the lowest price available and matching the lowest multi year deal we have ever seen. There are a number of other popular mags at $13 for 3 years including GQ with digital, Rolling Stone, Popular Science and more, all of which are matching the lowest prices we’ve seen for multi year deals and beating our usual exclusive per year pricing.

Some other notable deals available include Dwell which drops to $4 a year with a  2 year subscription ($1 under our usual per year pricing), Bloomberg Businessweek is $25 for three years (the best price we’ve seen outside of a special sales with limited availability) and ESPN is $4 per year for a two year sub (the best direct dollar discount we’ve seen).

Expect no sales tax, no auto renewals and free delivery across the board for those in the US.

Best iPhone 6/6 Plus plan in US? T-Mobile unlimited Text and Data, 100 minutes talk: $30/month

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Hidden about 2/3rds the way down the T-Mobile pre-paid plans list is a great little gem of a plan for any unlocked phone but it is particularly nice for the new iPhone 6 and 6 Plus phones if you buy them off contract. For $30 month, T-Mobile will give you unlimited 4G/LTE Data (capped at 5Gb where you will then go on EDGE) plus 100 minutes of talk time. That’s far below any other plan including T-Mobile’s advertized plans above it.

T-Mobile doesn’t have the best service area but where it does have coverage its LTE is fast. The carrier also lets you make free SMSes/voicemails from planes, has extremely reasonable international rates including free texts and perhaps most importantly has Wifi calling so you can make calls over Wifi in your basement. With the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus you even get wifi to cell tower handoff capabilities.

T-Mobile will even give you a $200 ASUS Router for a refundable deposit of $25 that will improve voice quality over Wifi but you can use it for Wifi around your home.

The downsides are important to consider.

  1. Those 100 talk minutes can go quick and T-Mobile will charge you (a fair price) if you go over.
  2. You have to pay for the iPhone up front. The iPhone 6 is $650 and iPhone 6 Plus is $750 to start. That can be painful
  3. T-Mobile’s coverage range is limited especially compared to Verizon and AT&T. While it is sometimes fixed by the carrier’s willingness to let you make calls over Wifi, you will still find absolutely no coverage in many small towns in the US.  You won’t get roaming data but you will still be able to make calls while roaming in US.
  4. This is a web/Walmart only plan so it won’t work in T-Mobile Stores and as such, support is very limited.

However, I’ve had this plan for about a year now and it is great.

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VIZIO “future proofs” your living room at a reasonable price with its P-Series 4K HDTVs


VIZIO’s new P-Series 4K Ultra HDTVs are now available for pre-order, starting at $999.99 for the 50-inch model. This latest addition to VIZIO’s already popular line to HDTVs is available in 50, 55, 60, 65 and 70-inch models.

It is clear that VIZIO has paid extra attention to the details of this smart TV, making every effort to future-proof their newest iteration.

The P-Series features 802.11ac wireless which allows for fast streaming of on demand sources, in addition to the quad-core GPU and dual-core CPU that are on board. All of the regular streaming services are available, such as Netflix, Hulu Plus, Pandora and iHeartRadio. This 4K Ultra HDTV can upscale existing video content to 3840 x 2160 and has an effective refresh rate of 240Hz. The display features over 8 million pixels and 4x the resolution of 1080p. With a depth just over 2″ and a 8mm bezel, the new P-Series has a clean modern look.

Amazon currently has most of the P-Series available for pre-order now, with some sizes in-stock while others have a 2-3 week wait. The pricing is as follows:

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Games/Apps: 2K AAA Pack w/ BioShock, Borderlands 2, more $23, Broken Age for iOS 50% off, Zombie Highway free, more


In today’s best game/app deals, Newegg is offering the 2K AAA Pack (BioShock Infinite, Borderlands 2, Enemy Unknown, Civ V) for 27.49, but using code EMCPAWA54 drops it to $23.37 (digital downloads).  That’s around $6 each, and either matching or very close to the lowest prices ever for these PC titles. In other PC/Mac deals, Steam has kicked off a sale offering Batman Arkham games for as low as $5 as well as up to 75% off a large selection of Warner Bros. titles.

Head below for today’s best iOS price drops including Tim Schafer and Double Fine Productions’ popular adventure title Broken Age for $5 (Reg. $10), Zombie Highway for FREE (Reg. $1 – 4.5 stars from 155333 Ratings), Step Out Of Bed! Smart alarm clock… for FREE (Reg. $2), Text 2 Group Pro – Quickly send messages for SMS & iMessage for FREE (Reg. $1), and more.

In case you missed it yesterday, the new iOS app bundles are now available with a wide selection of options from games to productivity apps and head below for a list of past deals still alive:

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Samsung 40-inch LED 1080p 120Hz 3D HDTV $330 shipped (Reg. $530)


Best Buy offers the Samsung 40-inch LED 1080P 120Hz 3D HDTV for $329.99 shipped. That’s $200 off the regular price, and the lowest price that we can currently find. Amazon does not currently offer a 40-inch 3D 1080p television below $400 and we rarely see one at this price point.

This Samsung television features two HDMI inputs, a 240Hz effective refresh rate, SRS theater sound and the ability to watch full 1080p HD in 3D.

We’ve already covered a lot of great HDTV deals this week, check them out here.

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Daily Deals: Asus Google Nexus 7 Gen. 2: $135, Denon Headphones: $60, Apple Lightning cables $9, more

Every morning we search for the best Daily Deals using our Daily Deal finder tool and have them here for you every day at 9am.

Samsung 40″ LED 1080p 120Hz 3D HDTV $329.99 (Reg. $529.99) | Best Buy

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Asus Google NEXUS 7 16GB Tablet (Gen 2) refurb $129.99+$5 shipping | Woot nexus-7-32-gb-2nd-gen
Parrot Zik Wireless Bluetooth Active Noise Cancelling Headphones with Touch Control – Black/Silver refurb $199.99+$5 shipping | Electronics.Woot Parrot Zik Wireless Bluetooth Active Noise Cancelling Headphones with Touch Control - Black:Silver
JBL OnBeat Micro Lightning Speaker Dock – Lightning Dock for iPhone 6/5 & AUX Input $18+$5 shipping (Reg. $40) | Meh JBL OnBeat Micro Lightning Speaker Dock - Lightning Dock for iPhone 6:5 & AUX Input
Denon Urban Raver On-Ear Headphones (Blue) $59.99 (Reg. $219.99) | WorldWide Stereo Denon AH-D320BU Urban Raver On-Ear Headphones (Blue)
LifeProof Nuud Cases For iPad (Gen 2/3/4), White/Gray $34.99 (Reg. $129.99) | Staples LifeProof® Nuud Cases For iPad (Gen 2:3:4), White:Gray
Genuine Apple Lightning cables: $8.49 (Reg. $29.99) | eBay 9to5-image 2014-09-07 at 10.48.51 AM
Maze Exclusive Floating Bluetooth Shower Speaker $22.98 (Reg. up to $30) | Tanga Maze waterproof BT speaker-sale-02

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.

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Headphones: Parrot Zik Bluetooth on-ears (refurb) $205, MartinLogan on-ears $60, Beats Solo 2 $180, more

Woot has the factory refurbished Parrot Zik Wireless Bluetooth Active Noise Cancelling Headphones with Touch Control (black/silver) for $199.99 + $5 flat rate shipping. That’s $195 off the original listing, $170 under Amazon’s new price and the best refurbished price we’ve ever seen on this set by $30.

The Zik cans feature active noise control and a head detection sensor which allows “Zik to automatically detect when you are wearing the headphones and when they are removed, pausing and restarting music or switching to a call.” You’ll also find a touch-sensitive panel situated on the right ear cup allowing for simple swipe motions for volume control, built-in NFC pairing, 800mAh Lithium-Ion battery, 6 to 18 hours of battery life depending on feature use and companion iPhone and Android apps. Along with a carrying pouch and charging cable, they come with a 90 day warranty from Parrot and have received a 3.9/5 star rating from over 360 Amazon customers.

Next up, Newegg has the MartinLogan Mikros 90 Reference On-Ear Headphones (black) for $89.99. Using coupon code EMCPAWA72 drops the total down to $59.99 shipped. That’s $240 under the original listing, $20 better than Amazon and matching the best price we’ve seen. They are made of genuine leather and lightweight polished aluminum, and feature “Apple-approved” in-line remote and microphone controls. They come with a  one year warranty and have received a 4.2/5 star rating from nearly 50 Amazon customers.

Head below for the rest of today’s best headphone deals from Beats, Jaybird and some past deals still alive:  Read more

ArmorSuit iPhone 6/6 Plus screen protectors for $1 shipped (orig. $20)


Amazon via New Tech Accessories offers the ArmorSuit MilitaryShield iPhone 6 and 6 Plus screen protectors for $5.95. Coupon code EARLYOFF drops the price down to $0.95 with free shipping. Also available as a case friendly version that is cut just a bit smaller so the sides of a case don’t pinch the protector. Limit 1 per Amazon account.

  • Long-Lasting Protection from Scratches, Bubble Free, Significantly Reduces Dust, Oil & Fingerprint Smudges
  • Exceptionally Clear & Smooth Glass-Like Surface
  • Self-Healing Technology & Military Grade Material Designed to be Ultra Tough for your device
  • ArmorSuit Lifetime Replacement Warranty *Made in the USA*

ArmorSuit’s iPhone screen protector lineup is rated 4 out of 5 stars from over 700 Amazon reviewers.

Looking for fortified tempered glass glass screen protector or full body protection for your new iPhone? We have an exclusive 20% discount on ZAGG InvisibleShield.

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$15 iTunes gift card for $10: save 33% on future apps, music, movies, more


Groupon is offering $15 iTunes gift cards for $10 right now. This deal brings a possible 33% in savings and is one of the highest discount percentages we’ve seen. After completing the purchase, you will receive a confirmation email and your GC will be available within approximately 4 hours. Note: those who purchased the previous Groupon iTunes GC deal may not be eligible for today’s deal.

These cards can be redeemed at any of Apple’s digital distribution stores on music, movies, apps, books and more.

With these cards you can get even better deals on already discounted games and apps in our daily game roundups.

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Belkin’s WeMo lineup now includes $30 smart LED bulbs

Belkin brought home automation to the masses years ago with its WeMo lineup of app-connected switches and plugs. Today, the WeMo ecosystem is expanding to include Smart LED bulbs.

Just like standard LED bulbs, WeMo bulbs last longer (up to 23 years) and consume less energy (only 10 watts) than their out-dated incandescent counterparts. Each dimmable bulb is rated at 800 lumens and 3000 kelvins, which produces a “pleasing warm white light.”

WeMo bulbs easily install by screwing into existing lighting fixtures, but that’s not even the best part… Read more