If you’re an avid bike rider, there is no doubt that you’ve wondered how to bring smartphone integration into your daily commute or exercise routine. There are plenty of iPhone or Android bike mounts, like this one from iOttie, that will suffice but still require riders to focus in on a display that may be difficult to read while riding.
SmartHalo is a new project on Kickstarter that attaches a simple round display onto the handlebars of a bike. It connects with your smartphone via Bluetooth so directions can be transmitted from the iOS or Android app. From there, SmartHalo provides turn-by-turn navigation, amongst other data, until you’ve arrived at the destination.
Amazon has the Kindle version of The Martian on sale for $1.99. If you want the audiobook too, you can get it for only $2.99 more (when you purchase both). The Kindle version is $8 off the regular price and you save more than $20 on the audiobook. If you have never tried Audible, you can sign up for a 30-day free trial and get two free audiobooks.
The Martian received 4.6/5 stars from over 15,000 Amazon readers and the movie adaptation is going to hit theaters October 2nd starring Matt Damon.
REI is taking an additional 20% off already discounted outlet items when you enter coupon code OUT20 during checkout. Orders of at least $50 ship free (including skis and snowboards) and on smaller orders you can opt for free in-store pickup. The coupon code will only work on a single REI-Outlet item and is set to expire 9/7/15 at 11:59pm pst.
- Columbia Fast Trek II Fleece Half-Zip Jacket: $23.73 (Orig. $45)
- Marmot Dillon Component Jacket: $103.78 (Orig. $200)
- The North Face Reactor Moisture-wicking T-Shirt: $14.98 (Orig. $28)
- Marmot Zeus Down Jacket: $103.78 (Orig. $200)
- Oakley Works Pack (fits up to 15″ laptop): $39.78 (Orig. $75)
Amazon is discounting select iRobot Roomba vacuum cleaning and floor mopping robots by 15%: iRobot Roomba 870 $509.99 (Reg. $600), iRobot Roomba 880 $594.99 (Reg. $700), and iRobot Braava 380t $254.99 (Reg. $300). All three of these items are rated 4+ stars from hundreds of Amazon reviewers. Discounted pricing also available via Target and Best Buy. Our top pick from the lot is the iRobot Roomba 880 for $594.99 shipped, which is a match for the lowest price we’ve ever seen on Amazon. This vacuum cleaning robot is “virtually maintenance free”, can navigate “around any shape or size of home”, and can be scheduled to clean up to seven times a week. It currently sits as the best selling robotic on Amazon.
Amazon has the Cuisinart Lazy Susan Electric Fondue Maker (CFO-1000) for $42.61 shipped. Additionally, third party seller Shop by Convenience (94% positive over the past 12 months) via Amazon has it for $36.49 shipped. That’s $45 under the original listing, more than $20 below the average selling price, the lowest it has been offered for on Amazon and the best price we have ever posted. Even the Amazon listing is about $6 under the lowest we have seen.
This set features a brushed stainless steel finish, 3-quart capacity, eight colored fondue forks, four serving dishes, built-in heating element, glass lid and just about the whole thing is dishwasher-safe. It has a 4.4/5 star rating from nearly 70 Amazon customers.
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Amazon offers the Silicon Power 64GB Elite Flash Memory Card with Adapter for $19.99 Prime shipped. That’s $16 off the regular price and the lowest we’ve seen it go. It features: up to 85 MB/s read speed, it can capture high-quality images and extended lengths of 1080p full-HD video, a lifetime warranty applies. Rated 4.5/5 stars.
Newegg has the PNY High Performance 128GB microSDXC Flash Card for $79.99 shipped. But when you use the code EMCAWNW47 the price drops to $49.59 with $.99 shipping. That’s nearly $30 off the regular price and the lowest we could find. The 60MB/s read speed means you can transfer files quickly. It received 4/5 eggs.
Amazon has the SanDisk Ultra 128GB UHS-I Micro SDXC Memory Card with Adapter for $59.99 shipped. That’s $40 off the regular price and the lowest it’s been offered by Amazon. It has up to 48MB/s read speed, you can easily back up files with the SanDisk Memory Zone App, and a 10-year warranty applies. Rated 4.7/5 stars.
Timbuk2 just launched a new sale that extends a 25% discount to almost everything they sell with coupon code ROADTRIP, but you can take an additional 20% off by also adding coupon code RIDEFREE to your order. With these two discounts stacking, we’re seeing some of the best prices ever for Timbuk2’s popular bags, backpacks, and rollers. You’ll be able to add the coupon codes to your order when you get to the ‘Shipping, Payment Method & Submit Order’ section of checkout. Shipping is free on all orders of $75 or more.
One of the best scores from this sale is the Command TSA-Friendly Messenger Bag for $89.40 shipped, which $59.60 below its regular price of $149. This bag features separate Macbook and iPad pockets, a Tricot-lined floating pocket for your sunglasses, and is TSA-compliant so you don’t need to remove your devices when going through airport security. expand full story
Update: Get a $100 iTunes Gift Card for $85 shipped (15% savings)
In today’s best game/app deals, Amazon is now offering Splatoon on Wii U for $49.99 shipped (Reg. $60). Best Buy also has the same deal available as part of its Deals of the Day. Before today, only Prime members could get the game this low. Keep in mind, Best Buy GCU members will get even deeper discounts on today’s deal.
Splatter enemies and claim your turf as ink-spraying, squid-like Inklings in Nintendo’s ultimate mess-fest! Challenge players online* in chaotic 4-on-4 turf wars and unleash squid powers to ink your way to victory. May the best mess win.
Amazon also has Destiny on PlayStation 4 for $14.99 Prime shipped (Reg. $20+, matched at Best Buy) and New Super Mario Bros. Wii for $17.99 Prime shipped (Reg. $25+)
In case you missed it recently, we still have the SmaAcc Vertical Cooling/Recharging Stand for PlayStation 4 at $17 Prime shipped w/ code KJD72GZK (Reg. $20) and Lara Croft Go released on mobile as Hitman Go went on sale for iOS and Android. Walmart still has the PlayStation 4 Batman Arkham Knight or Last of Us Bundle w/ 3 mo. PS Plus, Madden 16 & another game for $399 shipped ($500+ value).
Down below you’ll find today’s best iOS/Mac deals including 50% off BADLAND, Reckless Getaway, Kingdom Rush Origins, Kingdom Rush Origins HD and many more:
Ongoing game deals/promotions:
- LEGO Star Wars Saga for $5 (Reg. $20)
- Halo 5: Guardians pre-order (Prime only) for $49.99 shipped (Reg. $60)
- Madden 16 for PS4 or Xbox One at $49.99 shipped (Reg. $60) via eBay Daily Deals
- Same deal available for Prime members on Amazon
- ZeldaWind Waker HD Wii U Deluxe w/ Nintendo Land (refurb) for $235 plus $5 shipping
- Underground app for Android: over $10,000 worth of free apps and games.
- These mesmerizing auto-Mario Maker levels will take you on the ride of a lifetime
- Nintendo 3DS amiibo NFC Reader/Writer Accessory pre-order for $20 Prime shipped
- App Store Free App of the Week: Nighty Night Circus kids’ bedtime story app ($3 value)
- Logitech’s new Artemis Wireless Gaming Headsets focus on features and compatibility
- Gaming apparel/collectibles 20% off: Fallout 4 hoodies $48, more
- Here’s how you can play Forza 6 nearly a week before its release plus pre-order discounts
Best Buy is currently hosting a two-day sale on a wide range of Apple products, including iPhone, iPad, MacBook Pro, iMac, Mac mini and Mac Pro, as well as many other accessories. Shoppers with access to an .edu email address will be able to save an additional $100 on eligible MacBook or iMac purchase. Free shipping is available on orders of $35+.
One of the standout deals is Apple’s 27-inch iMac with Retina 5K display (MF885LL/A) 3.3GHz/8GB/1TB for $1,749.99 with .edu or $1,849.99 shipped without. The education discount brings the price down to the lowest that we’ve ever posted, while the regular sale price itself is a match of our previous mention. That’s up to $249 off the regular price and the best offering we can currently find. To redeem the .edu discount, simply visit this page and a customer-specific promotional code will be emailed to your inbox.
Features include a 5120-by-2800 resolution display, 3.3GHz quad-core Intel Core i5 processor, 1TB Fusion hard drive and an AMD graphics card. A wireless keyboard and Apple’s Magic Mouse are included as well.
Best Buy also has the Beats by Dr. Dre Beats Pro Lil’ Wayne Edition On-Ear Headphones in red for $249.99 shipped. This is $150 less than the original price, $63 better than Amazon and the lowest listing we can find. Rated 4.2/5 stars at Amazon, features an on-ear design with sound isolation, flip-up cups, dual cable ports and an in-line remote/microphone.
Other notable sale items include:
- Apple 13-inch Retina MacBook Pro (MF841LL/A) 2.9GHz/8GB/512GB: $1,580 w/ .edu or $1,680 w/o (Reg. $1,799)
- Apple 15-inch Retina MacBook Pro (MJLT2LL/A) 2.5GHz/16GB/512GB: $2,275 w/ .edu or $2,375 w/o (Reg. $2,499)
- Apple Mac mini (MGEM2LL/A) 1.4GHz/4GB/500GB: $450 (Reg. $499)
- Apple Mac Pro (ME253LL/A) 3.7GHz/12GB/256GB: $2,750 (Reg. $2,999)
- Logitech AnyAngle Case for iPad Air 2 in Blue/Red: $35 (Orig. $60)
- ...and the rest of the sale…
In this morning’s Daily Deals, we have from Best Buy the HP Envy 5530 Wireless All-in-One Color Photo Printer for $65 shipped. That’s half off the original list price of $130, $27 less than Amazon’s current listing and the lowest we can find. It has automatic two-sided printing and a 2.7-inch color touch screen. Amazon shoppers gave it 4.3/5 stars.
More new deals for today:
Motorola X Sol Republic DECK Wireless NFC Bluetooth Speaker $40 (Orig. $200) | Tanga
- SoundBot SB360 Bluetooth 4.0 Car Kit $19 (Orig. $70) | Newegg
- JBL Loft 40 125-watt, 5-1/4″ two-way bookshelf speakers $40 (Orig. $80) | Newegg
- Panasonic RP-TCM190-S In-Ear Headphones with Mic $8 (Reg. $20) | B&H
- Water-Resistant Shower Speaker with Mic and Controls $13 (Orig. $50) | Groupon
- SoundLogic XT Rechargeable 2600mAh Selfie Power Bank $10 (Orig. $20) | Staples
- Samsung Gear Circle Wireless Bluetooth Headset $25 (Orig. $100) | Yugster
Continue on for a roundup of our best deals:
Newegg offers the Bose SoundSport in-ear headphones for iOS for $149.99, but code EMCAWNW75 will drop the green set down to $79.95 and code EMCAWNW76 will drop the blue pair down to $79.95. Both come with free shipping. That’s $70 below the original $150 price tag, between $30 and $40 below Amazon depending on the color and the best price we can find. Amazon currently has the best price on the iOS model in Orange for $89.99 shipped (Reg. $130+).
Perfect for outdoor activities and exercising, they are sweat and weather resistant with hydrophobic acoustic cloth, and feature “StayHear tips that remain in place even during strenuous workouts.” They ship with a durable carrying case and allow you to take calls and control audio playback with the inline mic/remote designed for iOS. The SoundSports have a 4.3/5 stars from over 420 Amazon customers.
- Bose SoundTrue on-ears in black $80 (Reg. $120) | Newegg
- Bose SoundTrue in-ear iOS Headphones $91 shipped (Reg. $130) | Nordstrom
- Bose SoundTrue in-ear Headphones (w/o microphone) $70 shipped (Reg. $100) | Nordstrom
- iClever Bluetooth 4.1 in-ears w/ mic $18 Prime shipped w/ code W7X27XU2 (Reg. $27) | Amazon
- SoundPEATS Bluetooth in-ears $17 Prime shipped (Reg. $30) | Amazon
- Audio-Technica ATH-M50X + FiiO E12 Amplifier: $185 (~$298 value) | Adorama
- JBL Synchros S500 Over-Ear Headphones: $63 (Reg. $110) | eBay
- Bose SoundSport In-Ear Headphones for iOS in Orange: $90 (Reg. $130+) | Amazon
Best Buy, as a part of its Deal of the Day, offers the Philips Friends of Hue Bloom Luminaire Starter Kit for $99.99 shipped. Today’s deal is $80 off the original list price/Amazon, a match of our previous mention and the best current offering we can find.
Nearly 1,400 Amazon customers rate this lighting solution 4.2/5 stars. The Bloom Starter Kit includes two luminaire lights and a Philips Hue bridge that connects to your home’s Wi-Fi. These lights are capable of showing 16 million colors with custom automated schedules via iOS and Android apps. I’ve used Philips’ Hue for a few years now, this system is an ideal accompaniment to traditional lighting. The LED bulbs are more energy efficient and can be dimmed to your preference.
Philips offers a full line of Hue products that work in unison with the Bloom Luminaire lights. Apple’s HomeKit will be added via a firmware upgrade this fall alongside a recently announced Wireless Dimming Kit.
Nothing completes a gaming experience like a solid pair of headphones. Sure soundbars and 5.1-channel systems improve the audio from your television but a good pair of on-ear cans really brings games to life. Today, Logitech has announced the G633 and G933 Artemis Wireless Gaming Headsets that feature all the bells and whistles a gamer can hope for.
Update (8/28 9:15am): EasyAcc.A Store via Amazon has the Easyacc Ultra Slim iPad Air 2 Case with stand and auto sleep/wake for $3.99 Prime shipped (Reg. $13).
Techoutlet (98% positive feedback rating from 1,236 buyers) via eBay Daily Deals offers Apple’s iPad Air 2 Wi-Fi 16GB in Gold, Silver or Space Gray for $379.99 with free shipping, which is $119.01 below retail and one of the best overall deals we’ve ever seen. iPad Air 2 features a 9.7-inch Retina display with 2048×1536 resolution, 10 hours of battery life, 802.11ac wireless and Touch ID. Recent rumors suggest that iPad Air won’t be upgraded this year, making today’s deal an even better value.
Turn your new iPad Air 2 into a productivity machine with Belkin’s Ultimate Pro Bluetooth Keyboard Case for $75 shipped (Reg. $150). expand full story
Apple has now selected Nighty Night Circus – bedtime story & lullaby for kids as the new App Store Free App of the Week. Regularly listed at $3, it can now be had for free on all your iOS devices. Only once before has the kids’ app gone free since it released at $4 in November 2014. It is the direct sequel to the “most popular bedtime app of all time, Apple App of the Year 2012: Nighty Night!”. An app that more than “3 million parents bring their children to bed with.”
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AnkerDirect offers the Anker PowerCore 15600mAh USB Power Bank for $32.99. Add it to your cart, proceed to checkout, and apply coupon code RGNUEBLC to drop your final price down to $24.99 Prime shipped. If you’re not a Prime member, you have two options to lock in free shipping: sign-up for a free Prime trial or pad your order to at least $35. Today’s deal is a savings of $8 and the first discount of any kind we’ve seen for this newly released Anker power accessory.
Its high capacity battery is able to extend an additional five charges to iPhone 6 and four charges to Galaxy S6. Dual USB ports allow you to recharge multiple devices at once with a total power output of 4.8 Amps. Rated a near perfect 4.9 out of 5 stars from 118 Amazon reviewers.
Amazon’s 3-ft MFi Lightning cables are down to their lowest price ever if you need some extras for when you travel. We also have a bunch of other style Lightning cables on sale as well. Also, Anker offers a 5-pack of microUSB cables (for Android devices, Bluetooth speakers, etc) for $6.99 Prime shipped with coupon code 58OMPAJ3 (Reg. $10).
More USB charger deals via Amazon:
- KMASHI 10000mAh Dual USB Portable Battery Pack: $9.29 w/ coupon ME6ADK4L (Reg. $14)
- Lumsing 8000mAh Power Bank w/ free 3-Port USB Car Charger: w/ coupon OCVFTXN8 ($13 savings)
- Lumsing 10400mAh Harmonica Style Portable Power Bank: $11.99 w/ coupon PXNBT4OQ (Reg. $20)
- Anker 24W PowerDrive+ USB Car Charge w/ Quick Charge 2.0: $6.99 w/ coupon TUJG6XE6 (Reg. $10)
- Anker 18W Quick Charge 2.0 Wall Charger w/ microUSB cable: $7.99 w/ coupon QPPAQPP5 (Reg. $16)
- …and more in our previous power roundup…