Get up to $7.50 towards your Jurassic World ticket with select movie purchases

jurassic-world-movie

Jurassic World is coming to theaters on June 12 and it looks absolutely awesome. Chances are you’re going to go see it, you might as well plan now so you can save on your ticket.

Right now at Best Buy you’ll get up to $7.50 in Fandango Cash to see Jurassic World with the purchase of select Blu-ray/DVD movies.

The lowest priced titles start at $7.99. That means for $8 you can get a movie on Blu-ray (Inglourious Basterds, King Kong, Snow White & The Huntsman, more) plus $7.50 in credit towards your Jurassic World ticket. Other applicable Blu-rays include Jurassic Park 3D and Trilogy, Oblivion, Jaws, and The Back To The Future Trilogy.

Best Buy also has similar offers for the following movie releases: Pitch Perfect 2, Ted 2, Trainwreck, Minions, and Entourage. Read more

Lifetime Mac App: PhoneClean iOS Cleaner $10 (Orig. $39)

2144905e61307dfbf408a3793aa0363be2678832 main hero image

9to5Toys Specials currently has PhoneClean iOS Cleaner for $10. It is a great way to lose the clutter and speed up your iPhone or iPad.

App downloads are a centerpiece of owning an iOS device, but with each app comes a whole load of unwanted data and memory use. PhoneClean is an app for PC and Mac that helps you sweep out unused apps from your device, along with unwanted caches, cookies, messages and attachments, crash logs, and media files. It can also clean up your browsing history for speedier web surfing, and fix corrupt or partially synced files, such as music and video. As a safety net, PhoneClean backs up everything on your phone before every clearout, and if you have jailbroken your device, you can shrink the apps you want to keep by losing inessential components.

  • Finds and removes hidden temp, cookie, and cache files (temporarily incompatible with iOS 8.3)
  • Deletes private SMS, iMessage, MMS, as well as the associated pictures, audio and videos
  • Cleans up all your internet browsing history
  • Removes discarded emails and attachments for webmail
  • Gets rid of useless app crash logs and system notifications
  • Fixes corrupt and partially synced music, video, and other media files to make them playable
  • Removes unwanted apps, photos, outdated Notes, and Calendar events
  • Shrinks app sizes by removing all unnecessary files (for jailbroken devices)
  • Creates full backups prior to any cleaning action

Pick up PhoneClean at 74% off the standard price.

Now any Xbox One can receive over-the-air HD channels with this new bundle from Microsoft

mohu-leaf-50-xbox-one-tuner-deal

We’ve already established that Xbox One is making the strongest push to manage and supply all your digital entertainment content at home. So far, it has done a pretty good job of bringing together all of the top services. This includes Sling TV, Netflix, Hulu Plus, as well as support for cable or satellite services directly integrated into the Xbox One via its HDMI inputs.

After being teased back in back early April, Microsoft has now made over-the-air antenna compatibility available to all Xbox One owners in the United States and Canada. Although it requires a hardware add-on, the Washington-based company has paired with one of the top antenna manufacturers to build a bundle specifically designed for the Xbox One.  Read more

Award-Winning Sound Kick Bluetooth Speaker Shipped: $50 (Orig. $100, CA Tax Only)

18e991a90056bacfeac2def9e3f3508a05af3fc9 main hero image9to5Toys Specials currently has the Sound Kick Bluetooth Speaker for $49.99 with free shipping. This great-sounding portable speaker has never before been available for under $50.

The Sound Kick pumps out rich, detailed audio via a pair of 2.3-inch drivers, and it uses spatial technology to give music a bigger sound. However, at only 1.6 inches thick, it is easily small enough to take with you, and it offers seven hours of playtime on each charge. This power storage can also be used to top up your phone, which is just as well, because the Sound Kick uses Bluetooth to stream music wirelessly (although it also has a line-in port). The physical controls on the top of the speaker utilize this connection, allowing for easy playback and skipping. It is a great speaker, and this is the first time it has ever been so affordable — it is currently at half price.

  • The Best $100 Bluetooth Speaker, Gizmodo
  • Overall Best of Show CES winner, iLounge
  • Enjoy up to 7 hours of playtime with the built-in rechargeable battery
  • Stream music wirelessly via Bluetooth
  • Control the volume and playback functions directly from the speaker
  • Quickly connect to any device with a simple line-in option that works with a standard headphone jack
  • Enhance your playlist with full sound, natural bass response, vocal clarity and UQ3™ spatial enhancement
  • Charge your mobile devices with the USB power port even while Sound Kick is running on battery power

Grab the Sound Kick at half price here.

BrakePack smart backpack keeps bicyclists safe on the road

brakepack-backpack

More and more people are commuting to work each and every day, and with that comes increased risk for injury from cars and obstacles. It’s no surprise that bikers are coming up with more innovative ways to protect themselves. Enter BrakePack – a simple backpack that has built-in braking and turn signals to help keep you safe along the way. Read more

Walmart wants to win over online shoppers with its new $50/year unlimited shipping service

walmart-store-front

In an apparent move to boost its sagging online sales, Walmart is reportedly set to test an unlimited shipping service. The service will supposedly be very similar to Amazon Prime except with slower ship times and no digital benefits. Sounds killer, am I right?!

Kidding aside, it’s going to be half the price of Prime… Read more

The Nuimo Smart Home Interface aims to take control of your SONOS, lighting and other IoT devices

nuimo-controls

With so many Internet of Things (IoT) devices dominating our homes, the ability to control them all continues to be a journey of trial and error. We continue to hear that Apple’s HomeKit is coming down the pipeline but its ultimate usefulness has yet to be seen. In the meantime, there is a Kickstarter project called Nuimo that plans on bringing all of the controls for SONOS, Philips Hue and others typically found in your iPhone to a physical knob and display. It has already blown past its goal in just a few days… Read more

LifeProof’s FRĒ Power adds a battery pack to its best-selling waterproof iPhone 6 case

lifeproof-fre-power

With the constant need to remain innovative and cutting edge, the iPhone accessory indunstry continues to blossom with new options for consumers looking to protect their devices. Today, LifeProof has announced the addition of a battery pack to one of its most popular cases. The FRĒ Power comes shortly after its competitor Mophie detailed it’s own new waterproof optionRead more

Yamaha RX-V377 5.1-Channel 4K A/V Home Theater Receiver w/ USB $172 shipped (Orig. $300), more

Yamaha RX-V377-sale-discount
Update (5/13 2:15pm): Amazon has matched Newegg’s shipped price of $171.94 for the Yamaha RX-V377. The best price ever on the best selling item from Amazon’s Audio/Video Receivers & Amplifiers product category.

Update (5/13 10:20am): If you’re looking to add Apple’s steaming platform to your set-up, Amazon has the Yamaha RX-V477 5.1-Channel Network AV Receiver with AirPlay for $249.99 shipped (Orig. $400, best we can find).

Newegg has the Yamaha RX-V377 5.1 Channel AV Receiver for $169.95 plus $1.99 shipping. That’s more than $88 under the original listing, nearly $20 below Amazon, $10 under our previous mention and the best we can find.

Features:

  • 100 W x 5-channel output for powerful surround sound
  • Discrete amp configuration, HDMI with 4K Ultra HD pass-through for super high resolution images
  • Front panel USB digital connection for iPod and iPhone, YPAO sound optimization for automatic speaker set up
  • Extra Bass enriches powerful bass sound even with small speakers, virtual Cinema Front provides virtual surround sound with five speakers in front
  • Multilingual color OSD for improved visibility, ECO mode operation for about 20 percentage less power consumption

This is the best selling audio/video receiver available on Amazon and has received a 4.4/5 star rating from nearly 280 customers. You’ll also find some discounted theater speakers in today’s Daily Deals for almost $200 off.

Read more

Spring Clean Mac Bundle (Disk Expert, Duplicates Expert, & Clear Disk, 4 more): $10 (Orig. $43)

Original 2003 springclean bundle mf main

9to5Toys Specials currently has the ‘Spring Clean’ Mac Bundle for $10. It includes 7 apps to freshen up your Mac. These apps get great reviews on the Mac App Store:

Screenshot 2015-05-11 13.08.39

With daily usage, any computer can start to slow down under the weight of unused apps, detected duplicates, and giant uncompressed files. This bundle is designed to help with cleaning out all of the unnecessary junk. The hard drive is where most of it lurks, so you get three apps (Disk Expert, Disk Inspector and ClearDisk) to see what is taking up room and facilitate its removal. Duplicates Expert roots out unnecessary clones, while App Uninstaller gets rid of unwanted software. You also get Boost & Memory to remove cached RAM, and Funter lets you see all the files OS X likes to hide.

  • Disk Expert
  • Duplicates Expert
  • ClearDisk
  • Disk Inspector
  • App Uninstaller
  • Boost & Memory
  • Funter

Grab these apps for 72% off their standard price here.

Headphones: V-MODA On-Ears $80 (Orig. $230), Beats Solo 2 & Studios (open box) from $110 (Orig. $200+), more

V-MODA Crossfade M-80 On-Ear Noise-Isolating Metal Headphones-sale-01

Update (5/11 4:15pm):

Today only, as part of its Deals of the Day, Best Buy has some notables deals on headphones. First up is the V-MODA Crossfade M-80 On-Ear Noise-Isolating Metal Headphones in black/red or white/silver for $79.98 shipped (now matched at Amazon). That’s up to $80 off the original listing, $20 under the average selling price, $10 under Amazon and the best price we can find.

The feature 40mm dual diaphragm drivers, steel construction, noise isolation, 5Hz – 30kHz frequency response, and a Kevlar reinforced 1 button mic cable. They have received a 4.4/5 star rating from nearly 600 Amazon customers.

Next up, a couple of Beats deals. We have the open-box Beats Solo 2 Wired On-Ear Headphones in black for $109.99 shipped. Open box products are “in like-new condition, contains parts & accessories and the original packaging, or a suitable replacement. Beats may not include the product sleeve, owner’s manual or registration card…Each product has been tested and verified to work.” That’s $80 under the original listing, $70+ below Amazon, $40 under our previous new mention, and the best price we have seen since a few extremely limited doorbuster deals last year.

They have leather ear cushions, a RemoteTalk cable for iOS devices, foldable design, and come with a USB 2.0 charging cable, USB power adapter and a carrying case. They have a 4.2/5 star rating from over 1,000 Amazon customers.

Best Buy also has the open-box Beats Studio Over-Ear Headphones in black/red for $159.99 shipped. The same open-box conditions apply here. This is more than $140 under the original selling price, $40 under the average selling price and the best price we can find.

These over-ears have additive noise cancellation with 20 hour battery life, and also comes with a charging cable, audio cable, RemoteTalk cable, hard shell carrying case and more. The Studio sets have received 3.9+ star ratings from thousands.

More headphones deals:

Read more

Small States: Feltmark’s Wald lighting combines simplicity and function, multiple giveaway winners

feltmark-light-walld

Update (5/16 12:01pm): Our winners are: @snazzyq, @yozh, @Demonoid55, @i3erica – thanks everyone for entering our giveaway!

As we continue to cover companies that manufacture in the United States, a recurring theme has come forward. Many of these brands do not have the resources of larger companies, while that may have some downfalls, it also pushes them to think outside of the box and do more with less.

A lot of the products that we feature in Small States have a simplistic design that achieve the same goal as much more complex offerings. Generally, these solutions are more complementary of the minimalistic design found in many household products.

One Los Angeles-based startup that we recently came across is a wonderful example of this. Feltmark manufactures beautifully simple lights that manage to look stylish without much in the way of extras. It truly is an example of the “more is less theory” and today we get to share these products and give a few away as well: Read more