iPad Blowout sale at Staples, up to $105 off: Airs starting at $339

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Update (11/4 10:20am): Several iPad models have now sold out, including the Retina mini for $254.

Staples has the whole iPad Air line on sale for lowest we’ve ever seen prices today but supplies seem to be dwindling.  Prices listed below:

  • iPad Air 16GB: $339 ($399)
  • iPad Air 32GB: $379 ($499)
  • iPad Air 64GB: $424 ($599)
  • iPad Air 128GB: $594 ($699)

Staples also has retina iPad Minis for nearly the lowest prices we’ve ever seen:

  • iPad Mini Retina 16GB: $254 ($299)
  • iPad Mini Retina 32GB: $339 ($399)
  • iPad Mini Retina 64GB: $424 ($499)

Many reviewers have concluded that if you don’t need TouchID on your Tablet, last year’s versions are the ones to get with their steep discounts.

A full list of Retina Mini Airs and Minis including various colors and Cellular versions can be found here  Read more

Tidal brings Hi-Fi audio streaming to iOS/Android, a guide to music services

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The battle for your music streaming money continues to heat up. Today, a Norweigan based company named Tidal has announced that it will go head-to-head with Spotify, Beats Music and others in the music streaming space.

Tidal features audiophile quality streaming with a very large library of songs. However, the reality is that for most music listeners, the difference will come down to price.

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Media: 22 Jump Street early release on iTunes & discounted bundle, 8 country songs from iTunes for free, more

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Jonah Hill and Channing Tatum’s latest raucous comedy doesn’t hit Blu-ray/DVD until the middle of next month, but you can download it in HD right now on iTunes for $17.99. Even better, buy 22 and 21 Jump Street together for only $22.99. 22 Jump Street has earned an IMDB rating of 7.3 out of 10 stars.

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People Magazine once again offers a selection of country music iTunes downloads for free. Simply head to this promo page and click the blue ‘Get The Code’ button to reveal your unique redemption code. You can pop this code into the iTunes mobile or desktop app and the eight free songs will begin to download automatically.

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  • Today only, Rocky: Heavyweight Collection (Rocky / Rocky II / Rocky III / Rocky IV / Rocky V / Rocky Balboa) on Blu-ray for $18.99 (orig. $60).

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Save $5 off any $25 purchase at Amazon: Wood Bluetooth speaker Alarm Clock: $30, Chromecast $23, more

Amazon again offers its Chrome, IE or Firefox extension button with a $5 shopping bonus on items over $25. Instructions are below, purchase must be made by No. 17th

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Free money at Amazon is great for anything but in case you need some inspiration here are some ideas.

ChomecastA Google Chromecast is $23.32 after $5 taken off.>

GOgroove BlueSYNC TYM Bluetooth Wireless Stereo Speaker Wooden Alarm Clock

Samsung-microsd-card-sale-discount<GOgroove BlueSYNC TYM Bluetooth Wireless Stereo Speaker & Wooden Alarm Clock w/ LED Time + Temperature Display for Phones, MP3 Players, Tablets, & More: is $29.99 shipped after $5 off

Samsung 64GB MicroSD Cards: $31.99 after $5 off.>

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Avi-on utilizes Bluetooth and a little ingenuity to create the “world’s first wireless, movable light switch”

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Moving a light switch in your home is never an easy proposition, and certainly something that most home owners would not want to tackle on their own. However, the Avi-on Switch is a new product entering the home automation sector that puts the power in consumer’s hands to place a light switch wherever needed. Read more

Review roundup: Kindle Voyage is unanimously the best e-reader ever but is its $199 price tag justified?

Kindle-Voyage-00F-US-ThinAmazon is now shipping its newest e-reader, the Kindle Voyage, and reviews have been trickling in over the past couple of days from assorted tech publications.

Kindle Voyage is a technological achievement. It packs a high-resolution 300ppi display, adaptive front light, and the all-new PagePress force sensor to simulate a page-turn. In general, reviewers absolutely love this device and consider it by far the best electronic reading experience ever. But at $199 are these features worth a $120 up-charge over the new Kindle or even an additional $80 compared to the Paperwhite? That question isn’t as easy to answer… Read more

5K Retina iMacs (MF886LL/A) and new Minis (MGEM2LL/A) hit US Retail Amazon, Best Buy, more

We reported last week that Apple’s new lustworthy 5K Retina 27-inch iMac was up for sale at MacMall with a small discount and tax advantages in most states. Over the weekend, many more retailers began offering the new product. Among the biggest:

Apple’s new Mac Minis are also now available at Best Buy, Amazon and B&H

At the moment, MacMall appears to be a best bet when buying either (And they are already shipping), but numbers fluctuate. Keep an eye on 9to5mac.com/products for the latest best prices on Apple products.

MacMall has the new Mac Minis (starting at $494) and Retina iMac ($2494) slightly marked down with tax in few states

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Apple released some impressive new machines today and bargain hunters can save a few bucks ($5 to be exact) at MacMall across the board. A bigger savings may be tax which MacMall only charges in the following states: CA, NY, IL, WI, MN, CO, TN, NC and GA. (savings of $200 or more on the iMac)

Other retailers like B&H, Best Buy, Adorama and Amazon have yet to update their inventory as of this writing.

MacMall Part # MFR Part # Description MSRP  Price
Mac mini
13312163 MGEM2LL/A MAC MINI 1.4GHZ/4GB/500 SATA/5000 $499.00 $494.00
13312166 MGEN2LL/A MAC MINI 2.6GHZ/8GB/1TB SATA/IRIS $699.00 $694.00
13312167 MGEQ2LL/A MAC MINI 2.8GHZ/8GB/1TB FUSION/IRIS $999.00 $994.00
iMac 5k Display
13312160 MF886LL/A IMAC 5K 27″ 3.5 I5/8GB/1TB/M290/WRLS/MM $2,499.00 $2,494.00  

PSA: you may be overpaying for bundled iOS apps/games

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Apple began allowing developers to sell discounted bundles of their apps/games alongside the release of iOS 8. At face value, these bundles are a great way to save on a bunch of apps, but the numbers get a bit hazy (and less favorable) when you already have one or more of the bundled titles and are offered ‘Complete My Bundle’ pricing… Read more

Sonos can now stream your music in even more places with its new BOOST accessory

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Sonos, the makers of the popular whole home audio solution, has announced a new addition to its line of products that will help take your music listening experience further than ever before. The new BOOST accessory for Sonos can replace the previously required BRIDGE and is capable of broadcasting a signal nearly 50% further than before.

Focusing on improving their much discussed “rock solid wireless”, the BOOST delivers a 360 degree wireless signal that Sonos claims matches performance of enterprise grade routers on the market.

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1080p HDTVs: Samsung 46″ LED $448, Samsung 51″ 3D Smart $1,398, more

 

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Amazon has the Samsung 51-inch 1080P Plasma 3D Smart HDTV for $1,397.99 shipped. That’s a savings of nearly 50% off the original list price and the lowest that we could find for this highly-rated HDTV. The Samsung PN51F8500 features built-in WiFi, 600Hz refresh rate, and an ultra-slim profile with just 1.9 inches of depth.

Additionally, Amazon is offering Prime members an exclusive discount on a variety of VIZIO HDTVs and speaker systems. If you are not a Prime member, you can sign up for a free trial here. The VIZIO S5451w-C2 54-Inch 5.1 Home Theater Sound Bar with Wireless Subwoofer and Surrounds is available for $299.99 shipped. That’s a savings of $200 off the regular list price for this highly-rated speaker system.

If you are looking for something more economical, Sears has the refurbished 32-inch Vizio 720P HTDV for $202 shipped. This is the lowest price that we could currently find for this HDTV, which includes a one year manufacturer’s warranty.

With your savings, pick up some highly-rated HDMI cables to outfit your new TV.

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Headphones: Sennheiser Audiophile $100 (Reg. $180), Beats Studio Wireless Over-Ear $286 (Reg. $400), more

Sennheiser - Audiophile Over-the-Ear HeadphonesBest Buy is offering the Sennheiser Audiophile Over-the-Ear Headphones for only $99.98 shipped. That’s $80 off the original list price, $11 less than Amazon, and the lowest we’ve seen them go.

They feature a twist and lock single-sided cable that eliminates tangles and simplifies exchanges. The have a gold plated 1/4″ plug with 1/8″ adapter and a highly optimized field strengthened neodymium ferrous magnet system. The internal sound reflector immerses the listener in rich audio

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BuyDig.com is offering the Beats By Dre Studio Wireless Over-Ear Headphone in red for only $286 shipped. That’s more than $113 off the original price, $56 less than Amazon, $94 less than Apple’s listing, and $13 less than our previous mention. They feature wireless and wired capabilities  and “Beats Wireless headphones feature powerful sound, as clear and strong as any wired headphone.” Over 200 Amazon customers gave it 4.3/5 star reviews.

We also found the MEElectronics Air-Fi Matrix2 Stereo Bluetooth Wireless + Wired Headphones on Amazon for only $80 shipped (Reg. $150)
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