Action role playing game Torchlight II is finally coming to Mac

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Originally released in 2012 for Windows PC, the action role-playing game Torchlight II has been scheduled to hit the Mac for a few years now without ever having surfaced. But it appears the wait is over. The highly rated ARPG is now scheduled to hit Steam this coming Monday, February 2nd for Mac gamers.

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2.5-inch SATA III SSDs: Samsung 850 250GB $110 (Reg. $150), Crucial MX100 256GB $90 (Reg. $128)

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Newegg via eBay Daily Deals offers the Samsung 850 EVO 250GB 2.5-inch SATA III Internal Solid State Drive (SSD) for $109.99 shipped. This is a savings of $40 off the regular price, $32 better than Amazon and the lowest that we’ve seen it go for since its release. This SSD is rated 4.6/5 stars by 162 Amazon customers.

The Samsung 850 EVO series features sequential read speeds of 550 MB/s and write speeds of 520 MB/s, includes AES 256-bit encryption and is backed by a five-year warranty.

Crucial MX100 Series 256GB 2.5%22 Serial ATA 6Gb:s SSD

Next up, Tiger Direct has the Crucial MX100 256GB 2.5-inch SATA III Internal SSD for $104.99. Coupon code HBB152131 brings the final price down to $89.99 shipped. This is $28 off the regular price, $15 off Amazon’s current listing and the lowest that we can currently find it.

This highly-rated SSD has sequential write speeds of 300/500MB/s and read speeds of 550MB/s, it also ships with a 9.5mm adapter and includes a three-year warranty.

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Harman Kardon Esquire Portable Bluetooth Speaker (refurb) $155 shipped (orig. $250)

Today only, Woot is offering the factory refurbished Harman Kardon Esquire Portable Wireless Bluetooth NFC Speaker and Conferencing System for $149.99 plus $5 flat rate shipping on your whole order. That’s $150 below the original listing, $100 better than Amazon (new) and the best price we can find.

It features a 2-way speaker system, Bluetooth connectivity with NFC, dual-microphones for “reliable sound in any direction”, up to 8 hours of music and conference-calling time and more. It comes with a 1 year warranty from Harman and has received a 3.5/5 star rating from over 20 Amazon customers.

Today’s deal is the same price as the Esquire mini version of this speaker/conference caller, a device we found to be “the best iPhone speakerphone you can fit in your pocket” in our hands on review.

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Apple discounts nearly forty of the most popular productivity apps for iOS and Mac

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As usual, we’ve been tracking the best iOS price drops and freebies all week. About 48 hours ago we began to notice an influx of price drops for big name productivity apps. And now we know why. Apple has just unveiled its Get Productive App Store sale which features 19 insanely popular iOS productivity apps.

It’s rare to see so many all-time low prices from such a variety of top-tier developers. Here are our top picks:

On the Mac side of the sale there are twenty discounted productivity apps. Again, here are our favorites:

Check out our daily roundups for more of the best iOS apps sales.
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ZeroLemon SolarJuice 20000mAh power bank w/ solar charging: $50 shipped (Reg. $60)

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Power bank deals are a dime a dozen these days. However, its not every day we see a power bank with the massive capacity of 20000mAh that can be topped off by the sun. Which is why today’s deal on the new ZeroLemon SolarJuice Portable Battery caught our eye. It’s available for $49.99 with free shipping, which is $10 below its street price and 50% better than its inflated MSRP.

zerolemon-solarjuice-batteryIts built-in solar panels can charge your iPhone about 50% after being in normal sunlight for just 8 hours. Bring it along while hiking or camping because its rain resistant and shockproof. It’ll even quick charge your iPhone 6 thanks to 2A USB outputs. Here’s a full breakdown of its entire feature set:

  • Top Grade A cell, built-in 20000mAh Lithium Polymer battery charges via a powerful 1.2W monocrystalline solar panel
  • Dual output allows for simultaneous charging of multiple devices at high speeds
  • Anti-explosion, lightweight, compact, and reliable
  • 1000+ recharge cycles over the life of the battery
  • Solar charging capabilities with any light condition
  • LED indicators reflecting charging & discharging process
  • Fast charging 2.1 & 1A power output for maximum iOS & Android charge rates (more than 7x charge for iPhone 6)
  • Ultrabright LED flashlight

The nitty gritty: Deal ends in five days and includes a 180-day ZeroLemon Guarantee. It’s important to note that all sales are final and it’ll take one to two weeks for your power bank to ship. Only available for US buyers.

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Roundup: the best soundbars to bring your home theater to life

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Flat screen HDTVs have come a long way in their development in the last few years, one of the down falls in their ever slimming design is speaker placement. Many HDTVs now ship with rear-facing speakers in an effort to slim down its profile. Simply put, your beautiful 4K television sounds terrible because the speakers are aimed towards the wall instead of the viewer.

There are a few ways to solve this problem, but the simplest option with the best results is a soundbar. For years, 5.1 surround sound systems have been the cream of the home theater crop but consumers are finding the wiring and installation process to be not worth the struggle. Soundbars are much simpler to install and offer a wide variety of extras such as wireless subwoofers, HDMI inputs and wireless Bluetooth audio at very competitive prices.

Below we’ve rounded up some of our top soundbar picks for each size budget, plus a number of other options as well.

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Last chance to score a big screen HDTV in time for the Super Bowl: Samsung 55″ $786, LG 47″ $479, more

Superbowl-TV-shoppingThe Super Bowl is this Sunday and it’s also one of the best times of year to save on a big screen HDTV (as stores are desperately trying to get rid of holiday inventory by dropping prices). Last minute deals are popping up everywhere and we will keep adding to the following list as they come in today.

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WD My Passport Ultra 2TB USB 3.0 Portable Hard Drive: $80 shipped (orig. $140)

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Buy via eBay Daily Deals offers the WD My Passport Ultra 2TB USB 3.0 Portable Hard Drive in black for $79.99 with free shipping. That’s $60 below list and $20 better than its street price. Thousands of Amazon reviewers rate it 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Features include:

Local and cloud backup

WD SmartWare Pro automatic backup software lets you chose when and where you back up your files.

  • Choose scheduled backup to back up files on the schedule that works best for you.
  • Choose file or folder backup if that is your preference.
  • Use your Dropbox account to back up your files to the cloud.

Ultra-fast transfer rates

When connected to a USB 3.0 port, My Passport Ultra lets you access and save files in blazing speed. Reduce transfer time by up to 3 times when compared to USB 2.0 transfer rates.*

USB 3.0 and USB 2.0 compatibility

With this single drive you get compatibility with the latest USB 3.0 devices and backward compatibility with USB 2.0 devices as well.

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Groupon 10% off sitewide: Logitech iPad Air Keyboard Cover (refurb) $27, Xbox One AC Unity bundle $315, more

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Groupon is offering a number of discounts today using code TRIPLE. The code is good for an extra 20% off up to 3 Local deals, an extra 10% off up to 3 Goods deals and an extra 10% off up to Getaway deals. The 10% off Goods offer appears to work on just about any item found in that section, but there are a few Local deals they will not work on including those found on the banner below.

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One of our top picks to use the code on is the refurbished Logitech Ultrathin Keyboard Cover for Apple iPad Air, which drops down to $26.99 shipped using code TRIPLE. That’s $73 under the original price, $28 below Amazon, and the best price we can find.

It features full-size keys with iOS shortcuts, aluminum screen cover, magnetic clips and auto wake/sleep. It comes with a 30-day warranty from Logitech and has received a 3.9/5 star rating from over 570 Amazon customers.

More notable deals to use code TRIPLE on:

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Brother Wireless Black and White 3-in-1 Printer w/ AirPrint + $30 Best Buy Gift Card $110 shipped (Reg. $180)

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Update (1/28 11:45am): Staples has the Canon ImageCLASS (LBP6030W) Laser Printer for $49.99 shipped.

Best Buy also has the Brother (HL-L2360DW) Wireless Black and White Laser Printer + $20 Best Buy Gift Card for $99.99 shipped. The gift card will automatically be added into the cart at the time of purchase.

Best Buy offers the Brother (HL-L2380DW) Wireless Black and White 3-in-1 Printer w/ AirPrint + $30 Best Buy Gift Card for $109.99 shipped. The value of the gift card brings the effective price to the lowest that we’ve seen by $10 and nearly 20% off Amazon’s price. This printer is rated 4.7/5 stars by 72 customers at Amazon.

The Brother HLL2380DW features a 2.7-inch color LCD, wireless printing with AirPrint and Google Cloud Print, as well as direct scan to cloud services such as Dropbox, Google Drive and Evernote. Additionally, a one-year warranty is included with lifetime phone support.

Pick up some high-yield cartridges for this Brother printer with your savings.

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AKG K551 over-ear headphones w/ in-line mic & noise reduction (black or white) $200 shipped (orig. $380)

Amazon is offering the AKG Closed-Back Reference-Class Headset with In-Line Microphone and Passive Noise Reduction (in white: K551WHT and black: K551SLV) for $199.95 shipped (matched at B&H). That’s $180 or 47% under the original listing, between $58 and $100 under the average selling price and matching the best we’ve seen.

They feature 2-inch (50-millimeter) drivers, a closed-back design that “helps prevent outside noise”, in-line microphone, and a 2D fold-flat mechanism.

These AKGs 4/5 star rating from 25 Amazon customers. You’ll find more headphones deals in yesterday’s roundup and in today’s Daily Deals.

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Apple MacBook Air 11.6-inch (newest version) 1.4GHz/4GB/128GB $750 shipped (Reg. $899)

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DigJungle via eBay Daily Deals is offering the 11.6-inch Apple MacBook Air with 128GB of storage (MD711LL/B) for $749.99 shipped. That’s $149 under the regular price and matches our Cyber Monday mention from the holiday season. Buy with confidence, DigJungle has a 99.4% positive feedback rating from nearly 20,000 customers.

This current generation MacBook Air features a 1.4GHz Intel Core i5 Haswell processor, 4GB of RAM and 128GB of flash storage. It has a native screen resolution of 1366×768, 802.11ac WiFi, two USB 3.0 ports and one Thunderbolt port.

Pick up AppleCare for your new MacBook Air for $174 at Amazon. With your savings check out this deal on the Apple Time Capsule w/ 3TB of backup storage as a nice backup solution.

Additional MacBook deals include:

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