December 9, 2014
December 7, 2014
Update (12/7 10:30am): Staples (in-store only) has 20% off select iPads: iPad Air from $319, iPad mini 2 from $239, iPad mini from $199, more.
Best Buy matches many of its Black Friday iPad Prices with $50-$100 off Apple’s latest release of iPads with free shipping or site-to-store. That’s tied with the lowest pure prices we’ve seen on many of these models.
December 6, 2014
Ebay has the Acer Aspire A3 21.5″ All-in-One PC Touchscreen Android (Model AA3-600-UR10) for $249.99 shipped. That’s $350 off and the lowest price we’ve seen on this huge Android tablet/display combo. It features Harman Kardon speakers and a 2.5 hour battery life.
- 21.5″ Full HD Widescreen LED Back-lit Touch Screen with IPS (In-Plane Switching) technology (1920 x 1080) resolution
- 10-Point Multi-Touch Intuitive Control
- Intel® Celeron® Quad-Core Processor J1850 (2.0GHz, 2MB Total Cache)
- Android™ Operating System (Jelly Bean)
- 500GB 5400RPM SATA Hard Drive
- 2GB DDR3 Memory
- Intel® HD Graphics
- Digital Media Card Reader – Secure Digital™ Card
- 802.11a/b/g/n Wireless
- Bluetooth® 4.0
- Built-in HD Webcam and microphone
- High-Definition Audio support
- Two Harman Kardon® speakers
- 2- USB 2.0 Ports
- 1- USB 3.0 Port
- 1 – HDMI-in Port
- Wireless Keyboard and Mouse
December 5, 2014
Amazon offers the PNY 246GB USB 3.0 Flash drive for $69.99 shipped. That’s almost half off of list and the lowest price we’ve seen on this Flash drive that is bigger and faster than many hard drive/SSD solutions. PNY gets an impressive 4.3/5 star reviews and features:
- Transfer speeds approximately 10 times faster than standard PNY USB 2.0 Flash Drives
- Store and transfer large files faster than ever with USB 3.0 technology
- Allows for quick and easy transfer of all content
- Transfer one movie in 13 seconds with a Turbo USB 3.0 Flash Drive vs. 5 minutes with a standard USB 2.0 Flash Drive
- The 256GB Turbo USB 3.0 Flash Drive can hold approximately 47,349 songs
- Backwards compatible with USB 2.0 ports, so you can utilize any USB 2.0 or USB 3.0 port; compatible with most PC and Mac laptop and desktop computers
- Free technical support
- Sliding collar, capless design with integrated loop makes it easy to attach to key chains, backpacks and etc.
While this could make a great stocking-stuffer, it also could serve as a backup drive for a MacBook Air or a huge Sneaker-net drive for the house. I personally like filling these things up with music and attaching it to my car’s USB so I pretty much have my whole collection with me on the road.
December 2, 2014
NewEgg offers the Canon ImageCLASS LBP6200d Monochrome USB printer for $39.99 shipped. That’s the lowest price we’ve seen on any laser printer from a top tier manufacturer. This one is pretty bare bones with a USB interface and B&W printing but offers speedy duplex printing up to 26 ppm and high quality 2400 x 600 dpi. Amazon (where it is $60) reviewers give this 4/5 stars. Some features:
- Space saving design will fit right on a desktop, reduce paper use with automatic two-sided printing right out of the box
- Save time with print speeds of up to 26 pages per minute, first print in approx. 6 seconds
- Efficient Energy Saver mode uses approximately 1.3 Watts, cutting energy usage and costs
- The toner and drum are both combined into just one easy to replace Canon cartridge 126 to help improve image processing and precise character and overall image quality.
December 1, 2014
A lot of batteries are hitting lowest ever prices today including one of our favorites, the 13,00mAh Anker Astro 4E External Battery Pack w/ PowerIQ for $29.99 with free Prime shipping. Promocode ANKERCM1 drops it another $6 to all time low of $23.99 shipped. Standout features here:
- The Anker Advantage: Join the 6 million+ powered by Amazon’s #1 charging brand.
- Exclusive PowerIQ™ Technology: Detects your device to deliver its fastest possible charge speed up to 3 amps.
- Huge Capacity: Charges the iPad Air once, the Galaxy S5 over three times, the iPhone 5s almost six times and other smartphones multiple times. Recharges in 6.5 hours with a 2 amp adapter (not included) and the included Micro USB cable.
- Superior Quality: Premium LG cells, cutting-edge circuitry and a sturdy gloss exterior ensure reliability and safety. To activate the LED flashlight, hold or double click the power meter button.
- What You Get: Anker 2nd Generation Astro E4 External Battery, Micro USB cable, travel pouch, welcome guide, our fan-favorite 18-month warranty and friendly customer service.
Anker isn’t the only awesome battery option today. Groupon has a nice-looking Aduro PowerUp 10,800mAh Leather Backup Portable Battery for just $17.99 shipped at Groupon. This one has a Flashlight and comes in a variety of colors.
If size matters in a big way, check out the Limefuel 20,000mAh battery from 9to5toys Specials at $34.99 shipped. This one also includes a flashlight and adds a status indicator.
Some other great options:
November 30, 2014
Staples has the Logitech Wireless Keyboard Mouse Combo (Model MK270) for $14.99 with free Staple rewards shipping . This spill resistant keyboard/mouse combo gets great 4.5 star reviews at Staples and 4.4/5 star reviews at Amazon where is it s $17.99. Features:
- Reliable 2.4 GHz wireless connection: A tiny Logitech nano-receiver connects both the keyboard and mouse using just one USB port
- Long battery life: Get up to 24 months of keyboard power and 12 months of mouse power without changing batteries (Keyboard and mouse battery life may vary based on user and computing conditions)
- Eight hot keys: Instantly access your movies, music, the Internet, e-mail, volume, play/pause and more
- All-in-one setup: Includes a full-size keyboard with quiet, low-profile keys plus a portable contoured mouse for comfortable control
- Plug and play simplicity for Windows PCs or Macs: Works right out of the box with Windows XP, Vista, Windows 7 and 8. No software installation required
Combo the Keyboard and mouse together with this Dell 19.5″ 1080P display Model D2015H STP-8KVY2Ey) for $69.99 shipped. Features:
- 19.5″ LED Display
- Resolution: 1920 x 1080 at 60 Hz
- Aspect Ratio: 16:9
- Brightness: 250 cd/m²
- Contrast Ratio: 3000:1
- Response Time: 25 ms
- Inputs: 1 x VGA
- VESA mount compatible
Mac users will want to pick up a MiniDisplayPort to VGA adapter which start at around $4.
Amazon has the Western Digital My Book 4TB USB 3.0 hard drive for $124 shipped. That’s a current low price on this 4/5 star rated backup drive that is both great for backing up Macs and PCs as well as fast storage for media and other files. Connect it to an Airport Extreme or other USB-enabled router for a great NAS experience.
Bonus: If you have a few extra bucks, plunk down $144.99 and get a 5TB Seagate USB 3.0 hard drive bundled with Adobe Lightroom 5.0 from Ebay. Lightroom 5 alone is at least $75-$150 depending where you get it so it becomes a no brainer if you are in the market for both.
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