WD 3TB Elements External Desktop Hard Disk Drive $90 shipped (orig. $160)

western-digital-elements-3tb-wdbwlg0030hbk-aesn-2B&H has the WD 3TB Elements External Desktop Hard Disk Drive for only $90 shipped today. That’s $70 off the list price, $20 less than Amazon, and the best price we could find. Use Google Wallet today and save an additional 5% off making your total only $85.50 (You can get 5% off any order in the BHPhotoVideo Android app when you choose “Buy with Google”)

It features an ultra-fast USB 3.0 connection with speeds up to 5 Gb/s. It also includes password protection with hardware encryption for safe guarding your files. “Formatted to work right out of the box with a Windows based PC. Just connect the power and plug the drive into the USB port on the computer to instantly add more storage.” *Although, reformating is required for use with Mac OS X. 

It received 4/5 stars and great reviews from Amazon customers

Need even more space? Get a Seagate Backup Plus 5TB Desktop HDD for as low as $125 shipped. We also found a 1TB Toshiba Canvio portable drive for only $75.

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Canon Pre-Black Friday Sale: up to 40% off refurb EOS DSLR cameras, lenses, more

canon-black-friday-dealsCanon is kicking off its pre-Black Friday sale today, offering up to 40% off refurbished EOS DSLR cameras, lenses and more. Orders of $100 or more can save an additional $10, $250 or more can save $25, $500 or more $50 and $1000 or more can save $100 off.

Canon refurbished products are highly regarded for its comprehensive inspection process and 1-year included warranty. Canon is set to run this promotion through the end of the week, but some products will sell out ahead of time, and some already have!

We’ve gone through and found some of our favorite deals below (discount applied at checkout):

Continue to check back for the latest Black Friday deals from 9to5Toys.

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Acer 28-inch 4K widescreen LED monitor: $349 shipped (orig. $599)


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Update (11/25 11:40am): Amazon is now offering the 28-inch, 4K Acer at $349.99, which is within $17 of the limited Newegg coupon deal from yesterday (which is now sold out) and the current lowest price available.

Newegg has two excellent monitors at all time lows today that get dropped a further 5% with coupon code NAFBF14A

First up is the Dell E2414Hx Black 24″ 5ms Widescreen LED Backlight LCD Monitor250 cd/m2 1,000:1 for $94.99 with free shipping ($90.49 after coupon). That’s a great price on any 24-inch display but this is one of the top performers out there.

It gets 4.6/5 stars from Amazon reviewers and is currently listed at $164. Mac users will want to pick up a Mini DisplayPort to DV adapter which start at around $5

Next, Acer B286HK ymjdpprz Black 28″ 2ms 4K MHL Widescreen LED Backlight LCD Monitor 300 cd/m2 ACM 100,000,000:1 (1000:1) Built-in Speakers4K is $349.99 shipped (332.50 after coupon). That’s by far the lowest price we’ve seen on this monitor and one of the lowest we’ve seen on any 4K computer display.

PC Mag gave this an “Excellent” 4/5 star rating as did Amazon reviewers. Read more

Samsung 840 EVO 2.5-inch 1TB Solid State Drive $360 shipped (Orig. $500)

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Update (11/24 8:15pm): Now available (and shipping immediately) from Amazon for $359.99.

Newegg offers the Samsung 840 EVO 2.5-inch 1TB Solid State Drive (SSD) for $359.99 shipped. This is currently available for pre-order with an expected shipment date of 11/28/14. That’s a savings of $140 off the original price, $40 better than Amazon and the lowest that we can currently find it. Over 5,000 Amazon users rate this SSD 4.7/5 stars.

The Samsung 840 EVO series features sequential Read Speed: 540 MB / Sequential Write Speed: 520 MB / Random Read Speed 98K IOPS / Random Write Speed 90K IOPS.

Drop this SSD into an external hard drive enclosure and you’ve got a nice setup.

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Samsung Galaxy S5 $1 on contract w/ Verizon, AT&T and Sprint (Reg. $99)


Amazon has the Samsung Galaxy S5 for $1 with a two-year contract agreement (Verizon, Sprint, AT&T). Best Buy has also matched this offer for the S5. This ties the lowest price that we’ve seen, Sam’s Club and Target will be offering this deal on Black Friday. Over 300 Amazon users rate this smartphone 4.5/5 stars.

The Samsung Galaxy S5 features 4G LTE connectivity, a 2.5GHz processor, 5.1-inch 1080p display and 16MP camera. Additionally, it is rated for 29 hours of talk time according to Samsung.

We positively reviewed the S5 after a month of use following its release:

…the Galaxy S5 is great device and a worthy upgrade over its predecessor, but as I mentioned, there are definitely a few things that I’d like to see ironed out. This isn’t a reinvention of the smartphone, but a redefining moment for a great flagship device.

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LG 4K UHDTVs 15% Amazon credit back: 40″ 120Hz 4K: $593, 55″: $1105


LG and Amazon are offering 15% Amazon credit back on a number of HDTVs yielding some all time lows when you use the credit. Some standouts:

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Energy 5.1 Take Classic Home Theater System (Set of Six, Black): $300 shipped (50% off)

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Amazon offers the Energy 5.1 Surround sound speaker system for $299.99 with free shipping. That’s half off and the lowest price we’ve seen on this 4.6/5 star rated speaker system (seriously, go read the reviews). It features:

  • 4 gloss black 2-way Energy satellite speakers
  • 1 gloss black Energy center channel
  • 200 watt Energy subwoofer with front firing port and 8″ driver and patented Ribbed Elliptical Surround(TM)
  • Perfect for a large or small space surround sound solution
  • Wall mountable

Don’t forget the speaker wire.

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Get a free gift card worth $20-$50 with the purchase of Sonos speakers and accessories


Several retailers are offering free gift cards worth $20 to $50 with the purchase of Sonos speakers and accessories. We recommend going with Amazon because it’s generally much easier to find a worthwhile use for your free gift card and it has extended this promo to the largest number of Sonos products.

At face value these discounts may not seem Black Friday worthy but keep in mind that we don’t see Sonos products discounted too often and we aren’t aware of any other holiday promotions.

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Canon compact ImageCLASS LBP6030W wireless laser printer: $50 shipped


Amazon and Staples offer the Canon compact ImageCLASS LBP6030W wireless laser printer for $49.99 with free shipping. That’s the lowest price we’ve seen for this popular and highly-rated Mac and PC compatible portable printer. The ultra compact wireless laser printer features USB 2.0 Hi-Speed, 802.11 b/g/n connectivity, Print Speeds up to 19 ppm (letter), Quick first print time of less than 8 seconds and Single Cartridge System for easy supplies replacement.

The image CLASS LBP6030w is a wireless, black and white laser printer that is a great fit for personal printing as well as small office and home office printing. The LBP6030w is easy to use and has a space-saving compact design that will fit right on a desktop.

With quick first print speeds of less than 8 seconds the print will be at your fingertips fast with minimal waiting time. Additionally, the LBP6030w boasts print speeds of up to 19 pages per minute for multiple page output. To save on energy costs and lower energy consumption, the LBP6030w uses approximately 1.6 watts when in Energy Saver Mode.

For the best quality, use Canon Genuine Cartridge 125. With the Single Cartridge System that combines both toner and drum, you will only have one cartridge to replace. Canon Genuine Toner was developed to deliver outstanding quality page after page.

The LBP6030w is equipped with a 150-sheet front-loading paper cassette so replacing paper is simple and fast.

Third party printer cartridges start at around $12 and it comes with a standard 1 year warranty but you can up it for around $7 a year from SquareTrade.

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Home: Dyson DC59 cordless vacuum $350 (Reg. $500), Nespresso A+C60 espresso maker $160 (orig. $280), more


Amazon has the Dyson DC59 Animal cordless vacuum cleaner for $349.99 shipped. That’s a savings of $150 off the regular price, $50 better than what we expect for Black Friday, and the lowest that we have ever seen it.

The Dyson DC59 Animal features a digital V6 motor that spins 110,000 times a minute, motorized vacuum head and has “3x the suction of any cordless vacuum available”. Included with purchase is a motorized floor tool, crevice and combination tools as well as a mini motorized head for cleaning up pet hair or cleaning vehicles. This vacuum cleaner is Amazon’s #1 best selling stick vacuum and is rated 4.2/5 stars by over 330 customers.

Next up, Amazon has the Nespresso A+C60 Pixie espresso makernespresso-pixie-espresso in chrome for $159.83 shipped. This is a savings of 44% off the original list price, the lowest that Amazon has ever sold it for and the best price that we can currently find. This espresso maker is rated 4.5/5 stars by 155 customers.

With the Nespresso A+C60 Pixie espresso maker you’ll receive an Aeroccino Plus milk frother for “quick” preparation of hot or cold milk froth. This espresso maker utilizes Nespresso capsules, holding up to 10 at a time, and can pre-heat in 30 seconds.

Other notable home deals that we have found:

Head below for other home deals that are still alive.

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Toshiba Canvio Connect 1TB USB 3.0 Portable Hard Drive: $45 shipped (Reg. $75)

toshiba-1tb-canvio-connectUpdate (11/23 2:30pm): Now also available from Amazon for $44.99 shipped.

Best Buy via eBay offers the Toshiba Canvio Connect 1TB external USB 3.0 portable hard drive for $44.99 shipped. Best Buy also offers this hard drive direct for the same price with free shipping. This represents a savings of $35 off the regular price, $16 better than Amazon where it is rated 4.5/5 stars by 948 customers, and is also one of the best prices we’ve ever seen on a 1TB portable hard drive.

Features include:

  • Store your files in a centralized place next to your PC or Mac
  • Complete backup solution for protecting your digital memories
  • Files & folder backup & restore
  • Full system backup & recovery
  • Cloud-enabled backup
  • Schedule backups to run automatically
  • Secure your backups with password-protected data encryption.

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Amazon Fire TV Stick in stock and on sale for $25 w/ free in-store pickup (Reg. $39)

amazon-fire-tv-stick-streamingUpdate (11/23 8:00am): Staples now has it for $24. Skip the shipping cost by picking it up at a nearby store.

Amazon is sold out of its Fire TV Stick until next year, but Best Buy has them in-stock and discounted down to $24.99 (36% savings). Opt for free in-store pickup or pad your order to at least $35 for free shipping.

Now, that’s not as low as the $19 intro deal that Amazon ran, but that was limited to Prime members and was only available for 48 hours. Today is your chance to get your hands on an Amazon Fire TV Stick before Christmas and save $14. It’s win-win.

Early reviewers rate it 3.7 out of 5 stars.

Available streaming content includes: Netflix, Prime Instant Video, Hulu Plus, WatchESPN, NBA Game Time, Prime Music, Pandora, Spotify, and more for instant access to shows like TransparentHouse of CardsOrange is the New BlackGame of Thrones, and The Wire—plus the largest selection of movies and TV episodes to rent or buy from Amazon Instant Video.

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