November 27

While you can pick up last year’s Nexus 6 64GB at a ridiculously low price ($260) on Amazon today, Google’s official online store has some discounts of its own to offer for Black Friday. Perhaps most attractive is the $80 price cut on one of this year’s newest Nexus phones.

You can now buy the 32GB Nexus 5X for just $349 (down from $429), while the 16GB version is $299. At time of writing, all color options are in stock, but the discount only applies while inventory is there.  While it’s not the biggest discount we’ve ever seen, it’s still very generous given how new the Nexus 5X is. Google only announced the product last month, and it’s one of the only available phones to support Android 6.0 Marshmallow out of the box.

While stocks last, you can also snag the Nexus 9 at a discount. The tablet is down to just $199 for the 16GB version and $279 for the 32GB model, cutting the price down by a hefty $200. As things stand (at least until the Pixel C is available), the Nexus 9 is currently one of the only tablets available offering a pure Android experience. Multiple manufacturers have Android tablets on the market, but most come with a boat-load of bloatware. For $199 I’d argue you can’t get a better Android tablet if you value performance and software purity. expand full story


Update (11/29 8:45pm): Adorama via eBay offers WD My Passport Ultra 3TB Portable USB 3.0 Hard Drive for $99.99 shipped (Reg. $130).

Adorama via eBay Daily Deals offers the WD My Passport Ultra 2TB Portable USB 3.0 Hard Drive for $64.99 with free shipping. That’s $10 below its regular price and one of the lowest we’ve seen for any 2TB portable drive. Also available via B&H. Rated 4.5 out of 5 stars from thousands of Amazon reviewers.

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MobilePros1 (98% positive feedback from 102,000+) via eBay Daily Deals is offering a couple of deals on iPhone 6s/Plus. Free shipping is available on both models:

Apple’s latest iPhone features 3D Touch, 12MP iSight camera with 4K video, a 64-bit A9 chip and a 4.7 or 5.5-inch Retina Display.

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November 26


Amazon offers the Ultimate Ears Boom Speaker in multiple colors for $99.99 with free shipping. That’s half off the list and likely the lowest price we’ll see this holiday season. This is one of the best Bluetooth speakers I’ve tested and at $100 a no brainer price. The significant price drop is likely a factor of the new Boom 2 which is mostly the same speaker but with waterproofing instead of water resistance of this model.

Features include 360-degree sound, a 15-hour rechargeable battery, app for firmware updates and alarm clock/wake to music functionality and the ability to be paired with an additional BOOM to create stereo sound. Rated 4.6 out of 5 stars from thousands of Amazon reviewers.

Not enough sound? Amazon has the huge UE Megaboom for $50 off as well.  expand full story

Right now you can secure a year of unlimited cloud storage from Amazon for just $5. This plan typically costs $59.99. Use this online storage as part of your backup plan for important digital files. With the mobile apps for iOS/Android you can “quickly view, organize, and share things when you need to.”

Only looking to store photos on Amazon’s cloud? That plan is on sale for just $1 (Reg. $12). Note: All Prime members already have access to this service.

Both of the deals were advertised in Amazon’s Cyber Monday announcement.


B&H is now offering some very notable deals on a selection of Apple Watch models. While we have already seen a number of notable deals from Best Buy and Target, B&H is now matching some of those prices and adding in a $50 gift card on top. Here are some of the best options (but there are multiple colors and band styles available), all of which come with the $50 gift card and free shipping:

With your savings, grab yourself a sweet Watch stand over in Nomad’s Black Friday Sale. You’ll find Apple Watch Stands for $40 (Reg. $60) and a Lightning cable carabiner for $15 (Reg. $30)

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Toffee Case, purveyors of quality accessories for Apple products (and others) has launched its Black Friday Sale over at Amazon. We first introduced you to Toffee last holiday season, and have since reviewed its Fitzroy Satchel, iPad Air 2 folio and MacBook Slim Leather Brief. The Australian accessory maker creates its products by hand and the quality is clearly evident. If you’re looking for a nice alternative to the traditional case or bag, Toffee is an excellent place to start.


The Black Friday sale is set to run through Monday and offers a minimum 25% discount on nearly every item in its inventory. In some cases (pun intended), you’ll find products well over 50% off. Our top pick from the sale is the Mission Rucksack, which is available in brown or black for $39.95 with free shipping. This bag still retails for $120 direct but is being discounted by 66% for this sale. It features a classic rucksack design made from waxed canvas with leather trims and metal front buckles. You’ll find enough space for an iPad Air 2 or 11-inch MacBook, plus additional room for accessories.

Other notable deals include:

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Kohl’s is offering the Men’s ASICS Gel-Galaxy 5 Trail Running Shoes for $29.99, but code DEALS15 drops your total down to $25.51. You can opt for free in-store pickup or have them shipped for about $8.95. That’s close to $40 under the original listing, and the best the best price we can find. Even with the added shipping charge this price is the lowest around. You’ll also find the Women’s ASICS Gel-Galaxy 5 Running Shoes for the same price using the above promo code. Both deals are available in a wide selection of sizes. They are made of leather/mesh with a EVA/rubber outsole and a padded footbed. The Gel-Galaxys have a 4+ star rating much like the rest of the popular ASICS sportswear.

Both Amazon and Sports Authority are offering deep discounts on ASICS clothing and footwear right now as well.

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Along with its Black Friday sporting goods deals, Amazon has the Nikon COOLSHOT 20 Golf Laser Rangefinder (US Version) for $146.95 shipped (matched at BuyDig and B&H). That’s 27% below its usual $200 listing, the lowest Amazon has offered it for and the best price we can find. It features a 6-550 yard ranging capability, First Target Priority technology, continuous measurement scanning, multi-targeting and more. It is rated 4.6/5 stars from 70 Amazon customers.

While we are expecting some more major price drops on Fitbit gear tomorrow, head below for the rest of today’s best Black Friday Sports/Fitness deals: expand full story


Anker has launched its Holiday Gift Guide promotion via Amazon today. Inside you’ll find deals on tempered glass screen protectors plus Slim and ToughShell cases for iPhone 6/s/Plus. Free shipping is available for Prime members or on orders of $35+ unless otherwise noted.

Our top picks include:

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