Media: Ken Burns documentaries up to 70% off, Drake/Lil Wayne/Kendrick Lamar/more Hip-Hop tracks for free, more

As part of its Deals of the Week, Amazon offers up to 70% off Ken Burns documentaries on Blu-ray and DVD. For those of you who aren’t familiar with Ken Burns:

…[He] has been making films for more than thirty years. Since the Academy Award nominated Brooklyn Bridge in 1981, Ken has gone on to direct and produce some of the most acclaimed historical documentaries ever made. A December 2002 poll conducted by Real Screen Magazine listed The Civil War as second only to Robert Flaherty’s Nanook of the North as the “most influential documentary of all time,” and named Ken Burns and Robert Flaherty as the “most influential documentary makers” of all time.

Popular titles from this promotion include Baseball ($40.49), The National Parks: America’s Best Idea (from $34.99), The War ($30.49), Prohibition ($17.49), and more.

ghostbusters-1-2-4K-gift-set-blu-rayThe Ghostbusters and Ghostbusters II Limited Edition Gift Set is available for $79.99 shipped from Amazon. This collector’s set was just released today and carries a list price of $149.99. However, in the lead-up to its release it typically sold for around $90. That makes today’s deal the best price we’ve ever seen by $10. It includes Ghostbusters remastered in 4k on Blu-ray, Ghostbusters II on Blu-ray for the first time, an exclusive Slimer figurine, and Digibook with both films.

More media:


  • Free Hip Hop tracks: Drake, Kendrick Lamar, Lil Wayne, 2 Chainz, more | Google Play
  • OneRepublic – Native $0.99 | Google Play
  • Transformers 4 Movie Collection in HD: $34.99 | iTunes – includes “Age of Extinction”
  • Limited time pricing on U2 albums, deals from $4.99 | iTunes
  • Stream Lenny Kravitz – “Strut” for free | iTunes
  • $5 albums: Jack White, Ray LaMontagne, Jake Owen, Jack Johnson, much more | Amazon
  • The Lunchbox HD rental: $0.99 | iTunes

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Speakers: Bose CineMate GS Series II $499 (Reg. $599), LG 300W Bluetooth Soundbar w/ wall mount $150 (orig. $299)

bose-cinemate-gs-seriesIIAmazon offers the Bose CineMate GS Series II Digital Home Theater Speaker System for $499 shipped. That’s $100 off the original list price, $40 better than other reputable sellers and the lowest price that we have seen this system go for, which has a rating of 4.5/5 stars by 235 customers.

The CineMate GS Series II features 2 Gemstone front speakers and an AcoustiMass module that helps provides support for low-end frequencies across all the channels. With analog RCA and digital optical inputs, the system connects to your TV and is controlled through the included universal remote. Stereo and optical cables are included, as well as speaker wire needed to connecting the system together.

Additionally, Focus Camera via eBay offers the LG NB3530A soundbar with wireless subwoofer for $149.99 shipped. That’s a savings of $150 off the original list price, and $20 better than Amazon’s price for this highly-rated soundbar.

This LG soundbar features Bluetooth connectivity, a wireless subwoofer and two optical inputs for connecting multiple devices. A wall mount bracket is included with the speaker for easy attachment to a wall below your television.

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Samsung 48-Inch 1080p Smart HDTV $600 (Reg. $1,200), TCL 50-Inch 1080p TV $399 shipped (Reg. $790)

Samsung UN48H6350 - 48-Inch Full HD 1080p Smart HDTV 120Hz with Wi-FieBay is offering the Samsung 48-Inch 1080p Smart HDTV for only $599.99 shipped. That’s half off the list price and the lowest we could find it for. It features a refresh rate of 120Hz and the following inputs: 4 HDMI, 3 USB, 1 Component, 1 Composite.

Amazon customers gave it 4.2/5 stars and left great reviews.

TCL 50FS5600 50-Inch 1080p 120 Hz LED TVWe also found at Amazon the TCL 50-Inch 1080p 120Hz LED TV for a low $399 shipped. That’s half off the list price and the lowest Amazon has ever sold it for. It has a 120Hz Refresh Rate and 3 HDMI, 1 MHL, and 1 USB input.

It recieved 4/5 stars from Amazon customers and great reviews.
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Home: Breville Die-Cast toaster $75, Dyson DC40 Upright Vac (refurb) $210, Cuisinart Keurig Brewer $70, more

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Woot has the factory reconditioned Breville the Die-Cast 2-Slice Smart Toaster (RM-BTA820XL) for $69.99 + $5 flat rate shipping. That’s $120 off the original listing, $55 better than Amazon’s new price and the best refurbished price we can find on this highly rated toaster.

It features one-touch auto lowering, push-button controls for various toaster settings and a lift-and-look function. It is made of brushed die-cast metal housing and comes with a limited 1 year warranty. This model has received a 4.2/5 star rating from over 470 Amazon customers.

Next, Dyson’s official eBay store has the manufacturer refurbished Dyson DC40 Multi Floor Upright Bagless Vacuum in multiple colors for $209.99 shipped. That’s $290 under the original listing, $145 under Amazon’s new price and the best refurbished price we’ve seen by $5 (without the color options). It features Dyson’s cyclone technology for maximum suction, a self adjusting cleaner head and ships with a stair tool and a combination tool.

It comes with a 3 year warranty: 6 months through Dyson & 2.5 years through ABC Vacuum and has received a 4/5 star rating from over 270 Amazon customers.

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WD Elements 2TB portable USB 3.0 hard drive: $80 shipped (orig. $130)


BuyDig via eBay Daily Deals offers the WD Elements 2TB portable USB 3.0 hard drive (model WDBU6Y0020BBK-NESN) for $79.99 with free shipping. That’s $50 below list and a match for the best price we have ever seen.

Use it for full system Time Machine backups, transferring large files between computers, and so much more. It features:

  • Ultra-fast USB 3.0 data transfers
  • Massive capacity – 2 TB
  • 1-year limited warranty
  • WD quality and reliability

Rated 4.6 out of 5 stars from 377 Amazon reviewers.
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Powerline adapter kits: TP-LINK AV600 $63 shipped (orig. $95), ZyXEL 600Mbps $50 shipped (orig. $120)

TP-LINK AV600 Powerline Adapter Starter Kit (TL-PA6010KIT)-sale-01Amazon has the TP-LINK AV600 Powerline Adapter Starter Kit (TL-PA6010KIT) for $62.72 shipped. Be sure to Clip the $10 Coupon below the price on the listing page. That’s about $32 under the original listing, between $10 and $13 below the average selling price and within $3 of the lowest price we’ve seen.

It features speeds of up to 600 Mbps, a 1000ft (300m) range over the electrical circuit and has received a 4.3/5 star rating from nearly 1,500 Amazon customers.

Newegg also has the ZyXEL 600Mbps Powerline Gigabit Ethernet Adapter Kit (PLA5205KIT) for $69.99. Using code EMCPAWD32 drops the total down to $49.99 shipped. That’s $70 under the original listing, $5 better than Amazon and the best current price we can find. This kit also features speeds of up to 600 Mbps and has received a 4/5 star rating from over 600 Amazon customers.

Powerline adapters can be a great way to extend your internet connection without the need for long, annoying ethernet cables. It can provide reliable internet access in any room with an electrical outlet of your home or office.

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Canon Laser Printers: ImageClass Color AiO $180 (Orig. $449), ImageClass Monochrome AiO $150 shipped (Orig. $299)

Canon imageCLASS MF8280cw Wireless 4-In-1 Color Laser Multifunction Printer with Scanner, Copier and FaxAdorama has the Canon ImageCLASS Color All-in-One Laser Printer for $219. When you put in the coupon code: 1CAN8280 the price drops to only $180 shipped. That’s $269 off the original price, $49 less than Amazon, and the lowest we could find.

This Canon can print with AirPrint, Google Cloud Print, and over traditional Wi-Fi. You can easily access the scan, eco-copy, and secure print functions right from the control panel. You can navigate through all features seamlessly with the 7-line color LCD display and print in black and white and color up to 14 pages per minute. Also, you can send scanned documents and forward received faxes to a recipient through email or file server.

It recieved 4/5 stars on Amazon and great reviews.

Canon imageCLASS MF4890dw MFP Up to 26 ppm Monochrome Wireless 802.11b:g:n Laser PrinterNext up, Newegg is offering the Canon Laser imageCLASS Wireless Monochrome Printer for $199.99. The coupon code: EMCPAWD76 drops it down to only $149.99.  That’s half off the regular price, $79 less than Amazon, and the best offer we could find.

You can print and copy at the same speed (up to 26ppm) and Duplex: print, copy, scan, and fax two-sided documents. Wireless Connectivity allows you to print from almost anywhere in your home or office and it features a quiet mode that reduces operational noise.

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Download an iTunes playlist with eight popular country songs for free (over $9 value)


Need some more free tunes to go along with your new U2 album? People Magazine is back with another iTunes country music playlist for free.

Head to this page and click the blue “Get The Code” button to get your iTunes redemption code. This unique code can be redeemed via the iTunes desktop or iOS app. Please refer to the image above to see which songs are included in this playlist. All of the songs are currently priced at $0.99 or more on iTunes. US only.

Headphones: Beats by Dre Mixr on-ears $160, Sony MDR-XB over-ears $100, Bluetooth cans for $15, more

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Update (9/16 11:00 AM): Harman Kardon offers the NI in-ear headphones with in-line mic and remote for $18.99 shipped with promo code NIHK18. That’s the lowest that we have seen this headphones go for, and 50% off the current price at Amazon.

Altatac via eBay is offering the Beats by Dre Mixr HD On-Ear Stereo Headphones with inline Remote & Mic (white) for $159.99 shipped. That’s $90 off the original listing, $70 better than Amazon, $20 under our previous refurbished mention and the best price we can find.

They “deliver extremely deep bass at extraordinarily high volume,” and are made for DJs or anyone who needs a serious amount of power. They come with rotating ear cups, a housing “flexible and tough enough to take a beating,” and have a dual input connector. These cans have received a 4.1/5 star rating from over 360 Amazon customers.

Best Buy is also offering the Beats by Dr. Dre – Wireless Bluetooth On-Ear Headphones in multiple colors today for $199.99 as part of its Deals of the Day. This is about $80 off and the best current price we can find.

Sony MDR-XB920:B Extra Bass %22XB%22 Headphones in grey:black-sale-01Newegg has a couple solid headphones deals today including the Sony MDR-XB920/B Extra Bass “XB” Headphones in grey/black for $99.99 shipped using code EMCPAWD86 in the cart. That’s $150 under the original listing, $18 under Amazon’s listing, and the best price we can find on these headphones.

They feature seamless, noise isolating ear pads, oxygen-free copper voice coils, a wide frequency range “3-28,000 Hz” and a Y-type cord with a flat design to prevent tangling. While reviews for the MDR-XB920/B’s are light, those who have chimed in rate them 5/5 stars on Amazon.

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Apple isn’t making an iPhone 6/6 Plus dock, here are your best options

gravitas-henge-dock-iphone-6-plusIf you were one of over 4 million people who preordered an iPhone 6 or 6 Plus this weekend, then you may have noticed that one of Apple’s most popular accessories for previous gen iPhones is curiously absent from its online store. As of right now, Apple seems to be sitting on the sideline and will not be releasing a dock designed for its newest smartphones.

Docks position your iPhone in a way that makes it easier to keep tabs on incoming notifications, all while helping create a clean workspace by wrangling messy cables.

There are already several iPhone 6 and 6 Plus dock solutions. Here are our favorite docks, stands, mounts, and more:

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Nikon D3300 DSLR w/ 18-55mm lens kit (refurb) $400 shipped (orig. $650)


Beach Camera via eBay Daily Deals offers the refurbished Nikon D3300 DSLR with 18-55mm lens kit for $399.99 shipped. That’s currently the best price we could find, and nearly $200 better than Amazon in new condition. This highly-rated camera refurbished by Nikon and includes a 90-day warranty from Nikon.

The Nikon D3300 features a 24.2 MP sensor and is capable of recording full 1080p HD video. With additional features such as easy panorama mode and image effects, the D3300 allows for many different modes of capturing your photos. Included is a 18-55mm lens kit, a rechargeable battery and charger, as well as a shoulder strap.

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Amazing Games Mac App Store sale: BioShock $10, Rayman Origins $5, GRID $10, Batman Arkham Asylum $10, more


Apple is currently running a special promotion for select Mac App Store apps called “Amazing Games – Amazing Prices.” This promo includes limited time pricing on some of the most popular Mac games. Our favorite titles include:

Check out the rest of today’s app/game deals in our morning roundup.
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