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Seagate Backup Plus Slim 2TB USB 3.0 Portable External Hard Drive: $80 shipped (Reg. $100)


Update (11/18 8:10am): The original 2TB deal is back in stock and available in Red or Blue.

Update (11/18 7:55am): While Amazon’s deal has ended, Newegg has the blue model for $79.99 shipped today using code EMCWWWB38 in the cart.

Update (11/17 3:30pm): We’ve also spotted the WD My Cloud 4TB NAS for $167.99 shipped. That’s the lowest price that it has ever been on Amazon.

Newegg via eBay Daily Deals offers the Seagate Backup Plus Slim 2TB USB 3.0 Portable External Hard Drive for $79.99 with free shipping. That’s $20 below its regular selling price and the best deal we have ever seen by $5. Available in red, blue, and silver.

Rated 4.5 out of 5 stars from over 1,800 Amazon reviewers.

Description and specs via Seagate:

The Seagate Backup Plus Slim Portable Drive is the simple, one-click way to protect and share your entire digital life. Perfect to take on the go, the sleek metal case design allows for the thinnest portable hard drive available with up to 2TB of capacity.  It goes anywhere — without getting in your way.

  • Features mobile backup using the Seagate Mobile Backup App
  • Protect your stuff with easy, flexible backups
  • Back up from Facebook® and Flickr® and share to YouTube®
  • Easy to share files between Windows® and Mac computers
  • USB 3.0 plug-and-play with no bulky power supply adapters

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Garmin nüvi 2597LMT 5-inch Bluetooth GPS w/ lifetime maps/traffic: $135 shipped (orig. $220)


BuyDig via eBay Daily Deals offers Garmin nüvi 2597LMT 5-inch Bluetooth GPS for $135 shipped, which is the best deal we have ever seen for this best selling portable GPS that’s currently selling for $166.99 at Amazon.

It features a 5-inch display that can be positioned horizontally or vertically, Bluetooth hands-free calling, as well as free lifetime map/traffic updates.
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Smaller, more efficient Raspberry Pi A+ comes in at just $20 ($15 less)


The Raspberry Pi Foundation announced a big small upgrade to is Pi lineup today. The A+ is a sub 2.5-inch square (65mmx55mm vs. 86mm for the B+ and A) and uses less power and adds some nice improvements:

  • More GPIO. The GPIO header has grown to 40 pins. The Model A+ is compatible with the HAT standard for add-on boards.
  • Micro SD. The old friction-fit SD card socket has been replaced with a much nicer push-push micro SD version.
  • Better audio. The audio circuit incorporates a dedicated low-noise power supply.

The big deal is the even cheaper $20 price point, $15 less than either of the previous models.

Need some inspiration of what to build? Check out some compilations, more, more…or just check the forums. My favorite? AirPlay Mirroring.

You can pick up a  $20 Pi A+ or the $35 B here.

Two great intro videos and a comparison chart below: Read more

Poweradd 50W 6-Port Family-Sized USB Desktop Charger: $19AC (25W, 5-port: $12) Prime shipped

Amazon offers the Poweradd 50W 6-port USB Charger for $23.99 with free Prime shipping. Add $5 off coupon code VB9WOPM9 to drop the price to $18.99 shipped. The Poweradd offers a whopping 6 USB ports, 2 each at 2.4A, 2.1A and 1A to charge all of your USB devices optimally.

  • Maximizes output power upto 50W / 10amps among 6 ports
  • 100-240 volt input ideal for international travel and widely compatible with most 5V USB-charged devices like iPads, iPhones, Samsung tabs, smartphones, external batteries and so on.
  • Ergonomic, compact and portable design, much more space-saving and well-organized while charging your devices.
  • Fire-resistant and hardened plastic outer shell for durability, build-in premium circuitry and microchip ensure device safety.
  • Package contents: Poweradd™ 6-port USB desktop charger, 5ft detachable power cord.

Don’t need 6 ports and 50Ws? Poweradd also offers a 25W 5 Port model with 2.1A max for $11.99 shipped. 

With the money you save you can pocket some Poweradd MFi certified Lightning cables  for $9.99 -$3 = $6.99 using code 5PJGUHLK  Read more

Tablet roundup: RCA: $50, Nexus 7 16GB: $80, Lenovo IdeaPad 16GB: $60, Kindle Fire HDX or new RCA 10″: $100, more

There are a lot of nice cheap small tablet offers out there this morning. A quick rundown:

Walmart has a new 7-inch RCA Tablet for $49.99 shipped WITH Keyboard Folio.

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Lenovo 16GB IdeaTab Tablet w’ Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, Front + Back Cams, Extended Battery Life, 7″ 1024×600 Multitouch, refurbed w/Preloaded Apps: $59.99 shipped from A4C.

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Expansys has the Nexus 7 16GB “officially refurbished” (2012) Runs latest Android OS: $79.99 shipped

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CowBoom offers the used Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 16GB 7″ WiFi Tablet  for $149.99. Coupon code FireHDX111314 cuts to $99.99.

Also Walmart has a new RCA 10.1-inch Android Tablet with Keyboard for $99.99 shipped 

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If nothing above suites you, Amazon is offering an additional 10% off Tablets in its used/refurbed warehouse store.

To receive the promotional discount:
Add all products as described in the promotion to your shopping cart.
The amount of the discount will be reflected on the final order checkout page and will be allocated proportionally to all promotion items in the shopping cart.

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Amazon introduces Echo personal assistant and connected speaker: $99 Prime shipped

Today, Amazon introduced Echo, a Pringles can-sized personal assistant and speaker combo. At $99 for Prime members it would be a pretty good deal for a speaker alone but it is also a smart assistant much like Google Now or Siri that can deliver information or entertainment on request.

Speaking of request, Amazon is only sending these out by invitation only so request one here.


Get into a warm car this winter with CompuStar remote start kit: $190 Geek Squad installed (reg. $540)


Best Buy offers the CompuStar Remote Start Kit (Model CS800-S-KIT) with Interface and Geek Squad installation for $189.99 installed. That’s $350 off the regular price and by far the lowest we’ve seen it with installation.

Start your vehicle’s engine from a remote location using this CompuStar CS800-S-KIT kit that includes a remote start control module, 2 remote transmitters, a bypass module, a basic wire harness kit, a wiring harness, an antenna and an antenna cable.

The Kit alone is usually $370, more at CompuStar.com

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Drift’s Stealth 2 is the $249 action camera that films longer than any GoPro


The action camera market is getting even more crowded, veteran of the industry Drift has a new model out called the Stealth 2, a remake of its previous generation camera. We’ve already seen GoPro come out with its new Hero4, which offers a much higher level of quality in both features and video recording. As well, Drift has its own popular Ghost-S model that has a number of technology advancements putting it squarely in the conversation.

Head below to find out how Stealth 2 stacks up against its competition in terms of price, features and more: Read more

Sears Black Friday ad leak: Samsung 55-inch Smart HDTV $600, Dewalt drill/driver kit $100, more

We’ve got our hands on another Black Friday ad leak, this time from Sears. It looks like the retailer will be offering a wide range of items for sale following Thanksgiving, with their ad book totaling 64 pages of deals. Sears offers numerous product categories, from home goods to clothing and electronics. We’ve looked through the entire ad and picked out some of our favorite deals:

  • Samsung 60″ 1080p 240Hz 3D Smart LED HDTV UN60H7150: $1,299.99 (orig. $2,199.99)
  • Samsung 55″ 1080p 120Hz Smart LED HDTV UN55H6203: $599.99 (Reg. $799.99)
  • Samsung soundbar w/ wireless active subwoofer HW-H450: $159.99 (orig. $249.99)
  • Samsung 2.1 channel soundbar w/ wireless subwoofer HW-H550: $259.99 (Reg. $349.99)
  • Dewalt 20V Max Li-ion Compact Drill/Driver Kit: $99.99 (Reg. 149.99)
  • Cuisinart Grind N’ Brew programable coffeemaker: $59.99 (Reg. $119.99)

As always, these Black Friday ad leaks are unofficial and are subject to change. Follow all of our Black Friday coverage here.

Amazon drops free unlimited Cloud Photo storage into Prime customers’ laps for the holidays



Amazon just upped the Cloud Photo storage ante with free unlimited Cloud storage for Photos for its Prime customers.  The Amazon Photo service, which has apps for iOS or Android and is native to Amazon’s Fire products including its recently announced Fire stick, will no longer be capped for Prime customers.

Introducing Prime Photos. Your cherished memories are safe in Amazon Cloud Drive and accessible anywhere you are. It’s like having a virtual album of every one of your photos that you can access at any time, no matter which device you use.

According to TechCrunch, a Mac app is in the works but for now the web uploader works as well.

Prime is Amazon’s all-in-one premium service which allows free streaming music, 500,000 free eBooks, free Netflix-like TV service, free 2 day shipping on goods and services bought at Amazon. It is $99/year but grabbing a 30-day free trial 1 month before the holiday shopping season starts isn’t a bad idea. Folks who don’t want to fork out the $99 can get a 5 GB of free storage on Amazon Cloud Drive which is the equivalent to up to 2,000 photos.

More on Prime, below: Read more

Woot coupon: $5 off orders of $25 or more (up to 20% savings)


Amazon Local offers a free coupon that extends a savings of $5 off orders of $25 or more from Woot.com. We rarely see any additional discounts for Woot so I would grab a coupon code while they’re still available. Existing users are not eligible for this coupon.

We expect Amazon Local to run out of coupon codes relatively quickly.

Tune in to our daily deal roundups to keep up to date with the best deals from Woot.

Full T&C of coupon are as follows: Read more