Routers: ZyXEL pocket-sized $15 Prime shipped (orig. $40), TRENDnet wireless AC $24 shipped (orig. $60), more

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Update (9/26 8:40am): Newegg has the NETGEAR R6200-100PAS V1 Dual Band AC 1200 Gigabit Wireless Router for $129.99. Coupon code EMCPAHD44 drops it to $59.99 shipped (orig. $205). Rated 3.7 out of 5 stars.

Amazon offers the ZyXEL 3-in-1 wireless N (up to 150Mbps) pocket router (MWR102) for $14.99 Prime shipped. Non-Prime members will have to pad their orders to $35 or more to receive free shipping. Today’s price is 63% below list and the best deal we’ve ever seen. At just about the size of a credit card, it’s perfect for slipping in your briefcase or shirt pocket to quickly setup a wireless network while traveling. It can act as a router, access point, and client bridge. Rated 4.3 out of 5 stars from 350 Amazon reviewers.

Also available, Tiger Direct has the Netis portable router (WF2416) for $9.99 + variable shipping costs (orig. $40).

Looking for a wireless LTE hotspot? Check out Karma’s new pay-as-you-go solution.

trendnet-TEW-810DR-routerNext, Newegg has the TRENDnet AC750 Dual-Band Wireless Router (model TEW-810DR) for $47.99. Coupon code EMCPAHE55 drops it down to $23.99 with free shipping. That’s 60% below list, $14 better than Amazon, and the best deal we have ever seen. It features 802.11ac wireless access (5GHz up to 433Mbps), four 10/100Mbps LAN ports, and WPS.
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Roundup: the best ultra tough Lightning cables for your new iPhone 6/6 Plus

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Apple’s Lightning cable has been a thorn in side of Apple fans for a while now. Shortly after its debut alongside iPhone 5 in 2012, it became abundantly clear that Apple’s claims of ‘improved durability’ where specious at best. Apple-branded Lighting cables have failed time and time again.

Now it’s three years later and Apple has done nothing to address the durability of its Lightning cables. We’ve put together a roundup of ultra-tough Lightning cables that should last longer than your new iPhone 6/6 Plus… Read more

Faster 2.1A car/chargers/batteries/surge protectors for iPhone 6/Plus quick charging (roundup)

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Yesterday, it was revealed that the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus could be charged faster (in some cases as fast as 2 hours to full) using a 2.1A AC charger like the one that comes with the iPad. Curiously, Apple has only included the typical  5W 1A iPhone charger that it traditionally has with its iPhone 6 and 6 Plus meaning that your iPhone charge times coming from much smaller iPhones are going to go through the roof.

Not to worry! The 9to5Toys team will get you updated to 2.1A USB ports across the board with the best products/deals we could find for a wide range of 2.1A USB needs… Read more

Couldn’t score a 128GB iPhone 6 or 6 Plus? Add storage to any iPhone with a wireless drive

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Based on blockbuster preorders and city spanning launch lines, many new iPhone 6 and 6 Plus owners probably had to settle for a different model than they had originally hoped for. iPhone 6 Plus buyers were hit harder as many retail outlets are now quoting October and November shipping estimates for Apple’s largest smartphone.

If you were lusting over the new 128GB models and ended up with 64GB or even 16GB, then you may want to consider these wireless options for increasing your iPhone’s storage capacity…

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AT&T announces iPhone 6 trade-in promo, includes $200 minimum for iPhone 4/4s

att-iphone-6-trade-offerUpdate (9/13 10:00am): Details concerning this promo can now be found here.

AT&T has announced its iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus trade-in offer and it’s one of the best we’ve seen from any carrier.

Starting on Friday, September 12th, AT&T will be offering a minimum trade credit of $300 for iPhone 5s and a minimum of $200 for iPhone 4/4s and iPhone 5/5c. That means anyone with a working iPhone 4 or newer can (at minimum) trade up to a new iPhone 6 for free. Unlike other carriers and trade-in services, AT&T does not restrict how its customers can use the trade credit.

Furthermore, you can also get a $100 bill credit “with the purchase of any iPhone when activating a new line of service with a smartphone on AT&T Next.”

Just like other carriers and Apple itself, AT&T will begin accepting iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus preorders starting tomorrow at 12:01 AM PST (3:01 AM EST). Head to your local AT&T store for more information on any of the aforementioned trade-in deals.

Not on AT&T? Here’s Verizon’s trade-in details. Also, Walmart is taking $20 (or more) off the new iPhones, while Radio Shack will be giving away free $50 iTunes gift cards.

Full AT&T iPhone 6 pricing matrix and Next information follows…

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Sonos adds Deezer high-resolution audio streaming to its wireless speakers in America

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Sonos has announced today that it is bringing previously European-only streaming service Deezer to the United States, wrapped in a new service dubbed Deezer Elite. Deezer is known for its high resolution streaming of over 35 million songs, utilizing a format of music known as FLAC. The deal between Sonos and Deezer is beneficial to both companies, as it fills the high quality streaming void left left by Mog when it was purchased by Beats earlier this year. It also gives Deezer a solid name to tag onto in America. But ultimately, why is this a big deal? Read more

Media: Demi Lovato free album, 100 Warner Bros DVDs for $150, more

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Get a free download of Demi Lovato’s 2013 hit album, Demi, from Google Play. It includes popular songs like Neon Lights, Really Don’t Care, Heart Attack, and more. As a pricing comparison, it is currently $9.99 at iTunes and $7.99 at Amazon.

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Give your movie collection a serious upgrade in one fell swoop. This week only, as part of its Deals of the Week, Amazon offers the Best of Warner Bros 100 Film Collection on DVD for $149.99 with free shipping. That’s 75% below list, within $20 of the best price we’ve ever seen, and only $1.50 per DVD. Includes a range of movies including National Lampoon’s Vacation, A Clockwork Orange, 2001: A Space Odyssey, Gone with The Wind, Inception, The Dark Knight, and so much more. Check out the full list here.

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Colorful MEElectronics Sport-Fi Headphones, starting at $18 shipped

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Amazon cuts 40% off their current prices on MEElectronics Sport-Fi Headphones in a variety of colors with prices now starting at $17.99 with free Prime Shipping. That’s up to $30 off and the lowest price we’ve seen on these colorful speakers designed for workouts.

Other solid deals on headphones today:

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Sonos gets more affordable as PLAY:1 speaker hits $170, Bridge hardware no longer required

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Today, Sonos announced a key software update that many users have been waiting for: no longer is the Bridge accessory required for a wireless Sonos system. With software update 5.1, Sonos can now run on an existing wireless network taking the previously required Bridge or hardwired connection out of the equation. After unpacking a Sonos speaker, joining to your wireless network is handled via the iOS or Android app. While this certainly simplifies the setup of a Sonos system, the company still warns that a hardwired connection is the best bet for a reliable signal amongst your speakers. The wireless Bridge is still available for those that are interested in that option.

Rakuten via Altatac offers the Sonos PLAY:1 in black or white for $169.99 shipped. That’s $30 off the regular price. This price beats Amazon by $30, where over 1,800 users rate this product 4.5/5 stars and it is the best seller amongst bookshelf speakers.

The Sonos PLAY:1 features two class D tuned amplifiers, one 3.5″ mid-woofer and a tweeter. The humidity-resistant design allows for the speaker to be placed in a bathroom or outside on humid days. With access to a variety of music sources, such as Spotify, Pandora and Beats Music, the Play:1 is a solid option for building a whole home wireless music system. The PLAY:1 is currently their smallest speaker offering, and works well as rear speakers in addition to the Playbar also available from Sonos.

We favorably reviewed the Sonos PLAY:1 when it was released last year.

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The new Livescribe Notebook by Moleskine takes ideas from paper to digital in a whole new way

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Moleskine, the company behind the popular notebooks and planners, has announced that they have designed a notebook specifically for the Livescribe smartpen. While there have been many devices that have attempted to effectively carry over handwritten notes to digital devices, the new Moleskine Livescribe notebook packs a few tricks that enable a more accurate transfer.

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LG’s new CordZero vacuum has stalking skills that’ll help keep your place clean

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Today, LG announced their latest iteration in making home cleaning a more enjoyable experience with the CordZero series of vacuum cleaners. As its name suggests, LG’s newest model removes the hardwired power cord from the vacuum, making mobility the top priority. While Dyson has long offered rechargeable lithium powered vacuums, the LG CordZero beats them in one key area… Read more

Media: Breaking Bad money barrel collection preorder, Despicable Me 2 combo pack $21, Katy Perry’s Prism album for free, more

Update (8/27 8:45am):

Amazon has the Marvel Cinematic Universe: Phase One – Avengers Assembled (10-Disc Limited Edition Six-Movie Collector’s Set) on Blu-ray for $119.99 shipped, which is the lowest price ever (Reg. $219)

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After the epic ending to one of the most captivating TV series ever, Breaking Bad fans snatched up the limited edition Blu-ray collection with fervor. Subsequently, it sold out and hasn’t been offered since 2013 (except at scalper’s prices).

But that’s all set to change. It is once again available for preorder and even includes some “Better Call Saul” paraphernalia. Don’t miss out again. Preorder for $209.99 with free shipping, which is $90 below the list price of $300. Full contents include:

• Collectible replica money barrel
• Over 55 hours of special features from all seasons
• Two-hour documentary
• Commemorative challenge coin designed by Vince Gilligan
• Los Pollos Hermanos apron
• “Better Call Saul” matchbook 4GB flash drive

Too expensive? The regular edition is still on sale on Blu-ray for $102.49 and DVD for $72.49 at Amazon. (Update: Today only, save a couple more dollars from Best Buy)

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As part of its Deals of the Week, Amazon offers the Despicable Me 2 Blu-ray/DVD combo pack for $20.99 with free Prime shipping. All other buyers will need to spend at least $35 to sidestep shipping costs. This deal is 58% below the list price of $50, more than $5 below the average selling price, and within $1 of the best deal we have ever seen.

This pack includes: Blu-ray 3D + Blu-ray + DVD + Digital HD UltraViolet. Despicable Me 2 stars Steve Carell and gets a 7.6 star rating on IMDB.

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Google Play has Katy Perry’s 2013 hit album, Prism, available as a free download. You must download the entire album at once (not track-by-track) to score it for free. As a pricing comparison, both iTunes and Amazon are charging $7.99 for it. Includes the hit songs “Roar,” and “Dark Horse.”

iTunes digital deals:

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