Rugged iPhone 6 Battery cases from ZeroLemon 35% off AC: iPhone 6 3100mAH: $33, iPhone 6 Plus 6100mAh: $45 shipped

Amazon’s ZeroLemon Direct store (4.9/5 star rating) has a big 35% off coupon giving all time lows on some of our favorite iPhone 6/plus rugged battery cases using code LVE4M35G at checkout.

Each of these offer double to quadruple your iPhone 6/Plus battery life and offer rugged protection as well and get 4+ Amazon ratings and great reviews.  Read more

Best Buy Sale $200 (or $250 w/ .edu) off Macs: 13″ MacBook Air (newest) $800, 21″ iMac from $900, more

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Best Buy is running a special 4 day sale on top of its usual weekly deals. It includes dozens of deals on a range of electronics including select Macs, HDTVs, DSLR camera bundles, home theater gear, and even some blenders.

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The best deals from the bunch are easily the $200 discounts on select Macs. This discount drops the brand new 13-inch MacBook Air 1.6GHz/4GB/128GB (MJVE2LL/A) down to just $799.99 (Reg. $999). Take an additional $50 off with a .edu email address.

Need more power? The newest 13-inch Retina MacBook Pro is also $200 off at Best Buy.

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What’s more, two current generation 21-inch iMacs are getting this same treatment: the 2.7GHz/8GB/1TB (ME086LL/A) drops to $1,099.99 (Reg. $1,299) and the 1.4GHz/8GB/500GB (MF883LL/A) is just $899.99 (Reg. $1,099). The 27-inch model 3.2GHz/8GB/1TB (ME088LL/A) can be had for $1,499.99 (Reg. $1,799). Again, anyone with a .edu email address can get a coupon to save an additional $50.

More deals from this sale include:

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iFixit Pro Tech Toolkit Bundle $65 Shipped (Orig. $110)

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9to5Toys Specials currently has the iFixit Pro Tech Toolkit Bundle for $65 with free shipping. This is 40% off the standard price on the essential kit for repairing electronics which gets 4.6/5 stars at Amazon (where it costs the same without the $20 magnetic project mat).

This bundle is based around the iFixit Pro Tech Toolkit, which brings together all the industry-standard tools you’re likely to need when opening up a phone or laptop, for example. It includes a 52-bit driver set, an anti-static wristband, a ruler, a suction cup, a pair of tweezers, and an array of cutting and prying tools. Also in the bundle is iFixit’s Magnetic Project Mat, which stops small parts rolling away and doubles as a whiteboard surface for making notes.

iFixit Pro Tech Toolkit

  • Measure parts with steel ruler
  • Hold onto parts lacking handles with suction cup
  • Protect against static electricity with wrist strap
  • Scrape and cut with the razor tech knife
  • Easily move around parts with ESD-safe precision tweezers
  • Carefully disassemble items with soft plastic prying tools
  • Easily transported in ultra-portable tool roll

Magnetic Project Mat

  • Catch and hold screws as you work
  • Take notes without scratching or smudging ink using the Lumocolor Correctable Pen
  • Easily wipe ink away with eraser tip or dry cloth wipe

Pick up this comprehensive kit at a majorly reduced price here.

Earth Day: Here are some easy ways to help the environment and save some money too

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It’s April 22nd and that means that it’s Earth Day, which sheds light on best practices for how we can protect our planet. Some companies are making a greater effort to be aware of how products affect the environment. We’ve rounded up some ways that will decrease your impact while also potentially saving some money along the way.

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One of the most obvious places to start is with LED light bulbs. Over the past year these alternative solutions to lighting have become more commonplace in homes and hardware stores across the country. LED bulbs use significantly less energy and do not need to be replaced as frequently as traditional options. These products are also moving towards a more affordable price point as well as demand increases.

Interested in transitioning to LED lightbulbs? Today Belkin is heavily discounting some of its WeMo LED bulbs by 50% bringing the lowest prices that we’ve ever seen. The Starter Kit is available today for $49.99 (Reg. $100) and a single bulb can be had for $14.99 (Reg. $30).

We also have a nice deal on Philip’s newest product that delivers some of the lowest prices that we’ve ever seen. Smart LED bulbs also enable users to control lighting from a smartphone, although these are often higher in price the functionality maybe be worth the upcharge. Check out this deal on Philip’s Hue lights to get started.

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Our own homes are a great place to start when it comes to decreasing our impact on the earth. A great way is to check with your utility company to see if they offer any rebates for investing in products that consume less energy. An easy solution is to invest in smart thermostats that regulate your home’s temperature even when you are away. These devices can monitor whether or not you are at home and adjust the heat or cooling as needed saving money and energy along the way. The most popular solution is the Nest thermostat, but there are other solutions that have really improved in this category from Honeywell and Ecobee.

Another way to save some money is on rechargeable batteries – we are personally fond of Apple’s own Battery Charger, which is a great solution for keeping that wireless mouse or keyboard charged up. Other solid options include:

  • AmazonBasics Rechargeable Batteries
  • Panasonic Eneloop Charger w/ 4 AA Batteries: $17.77

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ZeroLemon SolarJuice 10000mAh water resistant Battery Pack with flashlight: $26 Shipped (Orig. $50)

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9to5Toys Specials currently has the ZeroLemon SolarJuice 10000mAh Battery for $26 with free shipping. That’s as low as we’ve ever seen a 10,000mAh battery with solar charging option.

This battery offers a capacity which can fill your phone several times over, but it also has its own power source: the sun. One side is covered by a 1.2W monocrystalline solar panel, allowing the ZeroLemon to recharge during the day. Output is via two USB ports (2A for fast-charging, 1A for smartphones), which can charge devices simultaneously, and the battery itself has a lifespan of over a thousand cycles. The casing is rain-resistant, shock-proof and anti-explosion, and there is a flashlight built in for real emergencies.

  • Simultaneously charges two devices at once
  • Rain-resistant, shockproof and environmentally friendly
  • Anti-explosion, lightweight, compact and reliable
  • Includes a top grade-A cell, built-in 10,000mAh lithium polymer battery
  • Two outputs: 2A fast-charging for mobile devices, 1A charging for smartphones
  • Allows casual solar charging via a powerful 1.2W monocrystalline solar panel
  • Boasts an ultra-long battery life; recharge the SolarJuice 1000+ times
  • Use in the dark with built-in LED flashlight

Grab this power pack at the discounted price here.

Huge Innori 22400mAh 3 Port USB Battery Pack $35 Shipped (Orig. $70)

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9to5Toys Specials currently has the Innori 22,400mAh Portable Battery Pack for $34.99 with free shipping.

This Innori battery pack weighs under a pound, but it has a large enough capacity to charge three devices at once. It can do so simultaneously via three USB ports — two made for smartphones, one for everything else — and the battery automatically doles out electricity at the right current for each device. LED indicator lights show the battery’s charging status, while another, more powerful LED matrix acts as a flashlight with a range of 65 feet.

  • Total of 3 outlets: 2 optimized for smartphones, 1 for tablets and other USB-powered devices
  • LED light with a long range of 65 feet for convenient night charging
  • Helpful LED light indicator functions: flashes on while charging/off when fully charged
  • Intelligent charging, recognizes your devices and allocates the right current automatically

Click here to grab one.

Amazon Gold Box: 50+% off Speck cases for iPhone, iPad and MacBook Air starting under $19 Prime shipped

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Today’s Amazon Gold Box bonus is a big collection of popular Speck cases for iPhone, iPad and MacBook Air (even some Galaxy S5 Cases are thrown in).

Speck’s patented dual-layer CandyShell design offers military-grade drop protection in a stylish and colorful package. Get quality protection for your electronic devices from Speck.

Links for your product: iPhone 6/6 PlusGalaxy S5iPhone 5/5siPad 2,3,4iPad AiriPad MiniMacBook Air.

My favorite is the Candy Shell Grip case for $18.99 Prime shipped and the StyleFolio for iPad Air (pictured above for $19.99 shipped. Check them all out here.

If you want to save even more money, modn_mall via eBay has a number of discounted iPhone 6/6Plus cases starting at $4.50.

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LG brings Google Cast to its line of Music Flow speakers for wireless music streaming

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Big upgrades are coming to LG’s line of Music Flow speakers. Today, the South Korean-based manufacturer has released details on new wireless speakers and soundbars that expand its previously announced offerings while bringing new software compatibility with Google Cast and other services.

Seven new speakers will be available from LG with the expanded capability of Google’s services. Each new model fits a different need for consumers with wireless and portable speakers as well as soundbars in this round of releases. Read more

Stealth Snowflake 6 axis Micro Drone w/LED lighting: $40 shipped

 

9to5Toys Specials has the Snowflake Micro Drone for $39.99 with free shipping. It is one of the lowest prices we could find on a protected micro-drone.

Drones are the new, cool tech that everyone wants. Being able to fly around indiscriminately with these drones is like your childhood dream toy made reality. As far as drones go, you won’t find a cooler one than the tiny Snowflake Micro Drone and with protected propellers, this one will last. This little drone buzzes around like a hummingbird, and you’ll have total control with 6-axis gyro technology. Designed for tricks and fancy flying, you’ll find a huge amount of entertainment in this small package.

Features:

  • 6-axis gyro technology for smooth & steady fligh
  • High-speed mode for outdoor racing
  • 4 multi-color LED lights to navigate the night’s sky
  • 2.4 technology to avoid multi-drone collision
  • 4 safety-protected propellers for crash recovery
  • 4CH digital proportional RC system for indoor & outdoor flight

Grab it quick, here.

Guitar Hero returns w/ new gameplay modes and a refreshed controller, pre-order today

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Watch out living room rockers, Guitar Hero is coming back this fall with a whole new release for all the popular gaming consoles. Activision has announced that it’s reviving the popular band game after a five year hiatus with new gameplay modes, an updated controller and a fresh track list with hits from a number of popular artists. With a new version of Rock Band 4 on the horizon, it’s no surprise that its gaming counterpart will be getting a new release as well.

We’ve got the full details on new gameplay modes, a redesigned guitar and how you can pre-order Guitar Hero Live today… Read more

Choice of 2 rugged, highly-rated Bluetooth speakers from Lumsing: $19 Prime Shipped (Reg. $24+)

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Amazon has the Lumsing Pioneer Bluetooth speaker with NFC and built-in microphone for $23.99. When you enter the code VFUQFU8H the price drops to only $18.99 Prime shipped (free trial). That’s $8 less than our Black Friday mention, and the lowest we’ve seen on this 4.3/5 star rated speaker. It works with any Bluetooth-enabled phone, tablet or Mac/PC and also with wired audio devices via 3.5mm AUX audio jack. The 2500mAh lithium battery can last up to 25 hours of continuous playtime.We reviewed this speaker last November and found it to truly have an amazing battery life and sound quality much better than its price.

Lumsing-speaker-waterproof-dustproofIf you are looking for a smaller Bluetooth 4.0 splash/dust-proof speaker that still gets stellar 4.5/5 star reviews, the Lumsing Portable Bluetooth speaker with carabiner gets up to 8 Hours playtime in much rougher environments with a smaller profile as well.  It also benefits from the VFUQFU8H code which drops the price drops to only $18.99 Prime shipped Read more

VIZIO introduces new 4K UHDTVs starting at $600, expands its audio lineup

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Following the success of its P-Series line last fall, VIZIO is now detailing the new M-Series of 4K UHDTVs, as well as a number of other new products. VIZIO has long been known for both its quality and value across a number of different home entertainment categories.

Today, the California-based company has lifted the veil on its new soundbars, “high-dynamic range” televisions and the previously mentioned M-Series.  Read more