Samsung 840 EVO Series 250GB 2.5-inch SATA III Internal Solid State Drive: $100 shipped (orig. $150), more

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Update (12/1 3:45pm): Adorama via Rakuten is offering the below drive for $20 less if you checkout with PayPal and use code PAYPAL30.

Adorama via eBay Daily Deals offers the Samsung 840 EVO Series 250GB 2.5-inch SATA III Internal Solid State Drive for $99.99 with free shipping. That’s $50 below list, $10 better than Amazon, and the best deal we have ever seen. Thousands of Amazon reviewers rate the 840 EVO line of SSDs a near perfect 4.7 out of 5 stars and the 250GB model is the best selling Internal SSD on Amazon.

The nitty gritty:

Sequential Read Speed 540 MB/s
Sequential Write Speed 520 MB/s
Random Read Speed 97K
Random Write Speed 66K

Other SSD deals include:

* includes Free Far Cry 4 Digital Download

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Amazon’s Cyber Monday plans include new deals every ten minutes and mobile app exclusives

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Black Friday is in our rear view mirror, but Cyber Monday is just around the corner. Some online retailers launched Cyber Monday promos this weekend, but the best deals will come over the next 24 hours.

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Amazon is looking to make a splash tomorrow by offering new deals every ten minutes as well as exclusive mobile app Lightning deals. The top three promos Amazon is leading with are as follows: 50% off select LeapFrog toys (exact items unknown), Sony 40-inch LED HDTV (exact model unknown) $298Nest Learning Thermostat $199.

Deals will be available across all product categories including electronics, kitchen, home, fashion, wine, and more. You’ll find each deal at Amazon.com/cybermonday.

We also expect Amazon to hit us with a few surprises and price matches of its competitors’ most popular deals. We’ll be posting and tweeting the best Cyber Monday deals as they hit.

Head below for Amazon’s full press release and pre-announced deals: Read more

Western Digital 4TB My Book USB 3.0 Hard Drive for $109 shipped, 5TB+Adobe Lightroom 5: $145

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Update: B&H now carries it for only $109 shipped.

Update: Adorama has dropped its price to $114.99 shipped

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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Home Deals: Oral B electric toothbrush $90, Cuisinart Stainless electric Salt/Pepper Mills $39, Mixer/Chopper $25, more

Update (11/29 5:15pm): Amazon has the WeMo enabled Crock-Pot Smart Wifi 6-Quart Slow Cooker (SCCPWM600-V1) for $103.99 shipped, the lowest we’ve seen it go for (Reg. $150)

Amazon offers the Oral-B Precision Black 7000 Rechargeable toothbrush for $89.99 shipped after you clip a $30 coupon. That’s $130 off of retail and the lowest price we’ve seen. It features:

  • 3D cleaning action (pulsates; oscillates and rotates) for 2x better clean vs. a manual toothbrush.
  • Rechargeable with 6 customized cleaning modes: Daily Clean Sensitive Whitening Deep Clean Massage and Tongue Cleaner.
  • Visible pressure sensor lights up if you are pressing too hard timer indicates dentist-recommended brushing time of 2 minutes.

It has received a 4.3/5 star rating from over reviewers and is #1 Best Selling option on Amazon. We also spotted notable deals including the SentrySafe 1200 Fire Safe Chest Safe for $12.97 shipped to store at Walmart and the, now promoted by the Apple Store, Ecobee 3 Multi-Room Thermostat with three Remote Sensors w/Coupon code: BlackFriday at checkout for $249 shipped.

More notable Home Deals:

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HDTV roundup: Sony 40″ 1080p LED TV: $298, LG 40″ 4K Ultra HD Smart LED TV: $699, more

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As Black Friday approaches, We’re seeing more and more HDTV deals. We found the Sony (KDL40R380B) 40-Inch 1080p 60Hz LED TV for only $298 shipped (down from $350) from Amazon. We also found two other great 1080p HDTVs as well as a few 4K UHDTVs.

LG Electronics 40UB8000 40-Inch 4K Ultra HD 120Hz Smart LED TV

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Dropcam Wireless HD Video Monitoring Camera: $100 shipped (Reg. $150)

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Amazon offers the Dropcam Wireless HD Video Monitoring Camera for $99.99 with free shipping. That’s $50 below list and the lowest price we have ever seen. Rated 3.9 out of 5 stars from 1,855 Amazon reviewers. Also available at Best Buy.

With a 107° degree field of view and 4x zoom, Dropcam keeps you connected with people, places and pets in sharp 720p HD video.

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Nest Learning Thermostat (2nd generation): $199 shipped (Reg. $250)

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Lowe’s has gone live with many of its Black Friday deals. Amongst the bunch is the Nest Learning Thermostat (2nd generation) for $199 shipped. That’s $50 below list and the best price we’ve ever seen. Thousands of Amazon reviewers rate it 4 out of 5 stars.

  • The Nest Learning Thermostat remembers what temperatures you like, turns itself down when you’re away and can be controlled from your smartphone, tablet or laptop
  • Auto-Schedule creates a personalized schedule for your home by remembering when you adjust the temperature
  • Auto-Away automatically turns Nest thermostat down when there’s nobody home so you don’t waste energy heating or cooling an empty house
  • Remote control Nest thermostat over Wi-Fi from your smartphone, tablet or laptop
  • Energy History shows you how much energy you’ve used and what affects your energy use most
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ThinkGeek takes 20-30% off sitewide for the week of Black Friday

Think Geek Black FridayThinkGeek is offering 20-30% off sitewide on orders of $40 or more this week for Black Friday. They have a unique selection of the geekiest gifts for the holidays. Just remember to enter the code: ELFINSALE at checkout. Sale ends 11/29/14.

Not sure what to get your geek this holiday season? Take a quick look at this holiday must-haves video for a few geeky holiday ideas.

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JBL OnBeat aWake Bluetooth Wireless speaker with 30-pin Dock (refurb) $29 shipped (Reg. $139)

JBL OnBeat aWake Bluetooth Wireless Loudspeaker with 30-pin Dock ConnectorHarman Audio is offering the recertified JBL OnBeat aWake for $69. For a limited time when you enter the coupon code: AWAKEDEAL at checkout the price drops to only $29 shipped. That’s $110 off the list price, $120 less than Amazon (new), and the best offer we could find.

This JBL features 13W total system power (6.5W x 2) along with slipstream port technologies and bass boost for immersive sound with thunderous low-end response. Bluetooth technology with TrueStream technology enables wireless audio streaming from a Bluetooth-enabled device with faithful audio reproduction.

Wake to your iPod, iPad or iPhone, to help keep you on schedule. The free AmpUp companion app makes it easy to customize your wake-up theme, choose a song to help you fall asleep or access your daily calendar (download required). Smart touch snooze controls, let you temporarily disable the alarm by tapping the surface on which the speaker rests, making it easy to catch a few extra minutes of sleep. It also has an easy-to-read display with brightness controls and a clock for easy reference.

We also found the Photive HYDRA rugged waterproof Bluetooth speaker for only $40 shipped earlier today.

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MacMall’s Black Friday sale features savings of up to 86% on the largest selection of Macs, iPads, more

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Update (11/26 2:00pm): MacMall’s Black Friday 60 Hour Sale is now live.

Update (11/26 2:00am): We have added the entire MacMall Black Friday ad.

MacMall is a shopping mecca for Apple fans looking to save some money. With the biggest shopping day of the year coming up, there’s no doubt many of you have been waiting to get a peek at MacMall’s Black Friday plans. Well, we’ve finally got our hands on them and we can’t wait to share them with you.

MacMall offers deals on by far the largest selection of Apple products we’ve seen from any retailer this holiday season. Stores like Best Buy only stock standard configuration Macs, but MacMall carries high-end and custom configuration models. Also, keep in mind that MacMall only charges tax at the time of purchase for buyers in nine states (CA, CO, GA, IL, MN, NC, NY, TN, and WI).

That being said, here are all of the deals that MacMall is planning to kick off tomorrow, Wednesday 26th at 12:01 PM PST: Read more

HTC RE Camera $99 shipped (Reg. $200) this weekend only

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Beginning the night of Thanksgiving you can get a RE Camera for only $99 – that’s 50% off and less than the GoPro and other like competitors.  You can order at HTC’s website, or purchase it through Verizon, AT&T, Best Buy and T-Mobile’s websites and also through The Underground on T-Mobile. If you don’t mind the crowds, you can find the offer in-store at Verizon, AT&T and Best Buy.

The Re has an ultra-wide angle lens (so no need for a viewfinder) and the 146 degree ultra-wide view captures just about everything. It has a grip sensor (so no fumbling with the on/off switch) An automatic sensor detects your grip for instant-on use. It’s design and subtle size with form-fitting grip fits your hand naturally for distraction-free use.

Remember, HTC’s Black Friday and Cyber Monday promotion begins on Thanksgiving (November 27, 2014) at 9pm PT and ends on Cyber Monday (December 1, 2014) at 9pm PT, or while supplies last (which might be much sooner). Read more