Tune out the riffraff with 50% off Sony Noise Canceling Headphones: MDR10RNC Premium $125 (Reg. $250), more

Sometimes all you want is a little peace and quiet. These discounted headphones can offer that. Today only, as one of its Gold Box Deals of the Day, Amazon offers up to 50% off plus free shipping on two Premium sets of Sony Noise Canceling headphones.
The Sony MDR10RNC Premium Noise Canceling Headphones are available for $124.99 shipped, which is a savings of $125. We’ve never seen these cans priced lower. They feature dual noise sensors that cancel out up to 99.4% of ambient noise. That means your long plane flights, library study sessions, and everyday work will be more enjoyable.

The higher-end Sony MDR1RNC Premium Noise-Canceling Headphones are discounted down to $237.99 shipped, which is 52% off list and the best deal we’ve ever seen.

Both sets of headphones are rated 4.3 out of 5 stars. Other features and specs include: Read more

Storage: Samsung 850 EVO 250GB 2.5″ Internal SSD $100 (Reg. $150), Toshiba 500GB Portable HD $35 (Reg. $50)



Update (3/30 11:45am): Amazon has the PNY Optima 120GB 2.5-inch Internal Solid State Drive for $39.99 shipped. This price has been matched at Best Buy, as well.

If you are interested in upgrading the storage on your iMac or MacBook, we’ve got a couple of nice deals today.

Adorama via eBay Daily Deals offers the Samsung 850 EVO 250GB 2.5-inch Solid State Drive for $99.95 shipped. This drive typically retails for $150, today’s offering is $10 better than Amazon’s current listing and the best price we can find.

Everyone loves this Samsung SSD over at Amazon. It features sequential read speeds of 550 MB/s and write speeds of 520 MB/s, additionally it has AES 256-bit encryption and is backed by a five-year warranty. If you are looking for a big step up in speed and storage capacity, this is the drive to checkout.


Over at Best Buy we spotted the Toshiba Canvio Slim II 500GB External USB 3.0 Portable Hard Drive for $34.99 shipped. This hard drive typically retails for $60, today’s price is $10 better than Amazon and the lowest that we can currently find it.

Features include 500GB of storage, no external power needed from an outlet as it draws via the USB port, and a three-year warranty.

This hard drive is rated 4.5/5 stars by over 225 Amazon customers.

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Small States Review: TM1985’s Weekend Duffel is the perfect companion for any excursion, $371 giveaway


Since we last visited with TM1985, the New York-based bag and accessory maker has continued to expand its line of products. This week, we’ll be taking a look at the Weekend Duffel, a new travel solution from TM1985 that aims to put a little more style in your luggage game. Read more

Save 20% off Patagonia, The North Face and much more at the REI dividends sale

REI is running its annual dividends sale for members, offering 20% off one full-priced item or 20% off one item from its outlet. This deal is particularly notable because there are very few exclusions on full-priced products. There is potential for savings on items that are usually excluded from other sales such as Patagonia, The North Face as well as camping and outdoor equipment.

If you’re not already an REI member, this promotion will work if you add a $20 enrollment to your cart. Any purchase over $100 is going to render an effectively free membership, with more potential savings above that threshold. REI members also receive an annual dividend of 10% back on eligible purchases throughout the year.

Our favorite deals from this sale include:

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April’s Free Xbox Live Games: Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag, Gears of War: Judgement, Child of Light, more


Xbox Live subscribers get an added bonus to membership each month as a select number of games are made free for download. For April, Microsoft is giving away two games for Xbox One and four games for Xbox 360. This added perk for Xbox Live subscribers makes the extra expense all the more worthwhile.

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The software used by Pixar to create visual effects for movies like Toy Story, Up, and WALL-E is now free


Pixar has created some of the most beloved films of all-time, including Toy Story, WALL-E, Monsters Inc, and Finding Nemo. Part of the reason for its success is the unbelievable visual effects the company has produced to enhance each film. These amazing visual effects were achieved with Pixar’s in-house rendering software called RenderMan.

And now, for the first time ever, RenderMan is available as a free download for non-commercial use… Read more

Up your photo editing game with this Adobe Photoshop Elements + Canon Printer bundle for $50 (~$110 value)

BuyDig offers the Canon MG2520 all-in-one Inkjet Printer + Adobe Photoshop Elements 12 (Mac/Windows) for $49.99 shipped. Note: price is reflected when product is added to cart. The printer alone typically goes for $30+ at retailers such as Amazon, while Photoshop Elements 12 is listed at $78. The original value of this bundle is $170, today’s deal brings significant savings even if you are only interested in the software. Adobe Elements 12 is compatible with Mac OS X and Windows, it is bundled as a disc in this deal.

If you are looking for a quality alternative to Apple’s new Photo app, Photoshop Elements 12 offers all of the same editing tools with some higher end features as well. Elements 12 is a full photo editing solution with built-in organization, image correction tools and other features such as panorama stitching and Adobe Revel for accessing your work while on the go.

The included Canon MG2520 prints in color using a hybrid inkjet system that prints up to eight pages a minute.

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Anker MFi iPhone 6 2850mAh battery case: $40 shipped (60% off)

iPhone 6 Battery Case, Anker

Amazon just dropped the price of the Anker iPhone 6 Battery case to $39.99 shipped. That’s $60 off the original price, $20 lower than usual, and the lowest we’ve seen any case of this caliber. It features 140% extra battery life, LED status indicator and 18-month warranty.  It receives incredibly good 4.7/5 star ratings from Amazon reviewers and was reviewed favorably on 9to5mac and the iPhone 6 Battery case guideRead more

This Minecraft Toolbox brings Steve’s tools to life thanks to Raspberry Pi

Since its release in 2011, Minecraft has become a worldwide phenomenon that is revered by gamers of all ages. It has made its way to consoles, iPads and even Raspberry Pi. With all of its success, Minecraft continues to be expanded on and explored. One Kickstarter project is aiming to marry the virtual engineering of this game with real life computer building.

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