March 29, 2013

20130201-101133.jpg This weekend onlyGriffin Technology is offering a 25% sitewide discount with coupon code “SPRING25“. This includes cases for iPhonesiPadiPodAndroidPC/Mac and gear for musicians.

A best bet is an Apple authorized Lightning cable for as little as $12.75. They offer several variations including a car charger and coiled cable. Cheap generic Lightning cables are not guaranteed to work in future iOS updates, don’t miss your chance to get an authorized cable at a great price.

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Today and tomorrow only, BestBuy has amazing door busters in every department.  Clearance iPads are up to 30% off which start at $280, and hundreds off select HDTV’s, and more.  In store pick-up only on the sale iPad, but free shipping on most other doorbuster items. Sale ends Saturday.



UPDATE:  Amazon is now offering this iPad keybaord case for only $33 with free shipping

As one of BestBuy’s Deals of the Day, the Targus Versavu Keyboard Case for iPad 3rd & 4th-Generation – Bone White is only $50 (Reg. $100). The Keyboard case features a padded shell and soft-touch lining to safeguard against drops and damage. The built-in Bluetooth keyboard enables easy typing with your iPad.

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The Deal of the Day at BestBuy is the 32GB  iPod touch 5th Generation – Latest Model –  for only $275 (Reg. $300).  The iPod Touch comes with iOS 6, a 4-inch Retina display, a 5-megapixel iSight camera, Bluetooth 4.0, iTunes and the App Store, Siri, iMessage, FaceTime, Game Center, and more. Available in blue, slate, silver, pink and yellow. expand full story

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Staples is back again with a nice $10 coupon on orders of $100 or more.  Thankfully this coupon does not exclude Apple products and you can get some decent savings on the Apple TV and AirPort Express (from a reputable vendor).

The deal only works on orders of $100 so the Apple TV and AiPort Express are $1 short, add a filler item like this to get your total up to $100.  After adding the ATV or AirPort Express and a filler item, apply coupon code “32846“.

Staples also sells Smart Covers, Lightning accessories and other Apple products that you can save on.

Also available is the Seagate Backup Plus 4TB Desktop USB 3.0 External Hard, only $129 before taxes. Deal ends 3/31. expand full story


March 28, 2013

UPDATE: Save 25% this weekend only

We covered the announcement back in January, but today Griffin Technology has officially released the Papernomad sleeves for the iPhone, iPad, Macbook Air and MacBook Pro. These sleeves are made out of a paper composite that is water resistant, tear resistant and compostable. You can even draw on the sleeve to make it more unique, all while feeling good about the purchase because it can fully compost in just 6 months. Papernomad sleeves start at just $40. You’ve got to see this video to really get it…

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Dell is offering the LG 37″ Class 1080P LCD HDTV for only $330. That’s $120 OFF the list price for a Full HD 1080p Television which delivers a sharp picture and vibrant colors. Other notable LG TV deals at Dell:

For a limited time only, Dell has dramatically reduced a select number of LG 1080P Full HD TV’s:

• $120 off  LG 37-inch 1080P HDTV –  $329.99 

• $150 off  LG 42-inch 1080p LCD TV –  $429.99

• $170 off  LG 50-inch 1080p Plasma HDTV –  $629.99 

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UPDATE: This deal is sold out on eBay but you can still grab it at Staples with this weekend deal (search for item 895710), and enter coupon code “32846“.

Today only, eBay via is offering a Seagate Backup Plus 4TB USB 3.0 External Hard Drive for only $140 with free shipping. This drive is currently $155 on Amazon and $150 from Newegg. confirms that this is a brand new drive including a 2 year warranty.

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Update #2: We have one promo code left, enter to win on Twitter.

UPDATE:  The winners of the giveaway have been contacted via private message.  Thank you to all who entered.

BodyGuardz just celebrated their 10th year of creating some of the best cases, skins, and more for your favorite smartphones and tablets. This Utah-based company offers everything from screen protectors to custom-made earphones. BodyGuardz covers the iPhone, iPad, Mac, Samsung GS, Kindle Fire and more.

A huge benefit to purchasing from BodyGuardz rather than their competitors is the “BodyGuardz Advantage,” which grants express product replacements and 20% off future purchases for repeat customers. One of our favorite Bodyguardz products is the “Pure Glass Screen Protector,” for iPhone 5. This protector is “made from a special chemically-tempered glass exceeding the hardness of steel,” and we absolutely love the feel of it.

Giveaway: Leave a comment on this post to be eligible to win one of two available iPhone 5 Pure Glass screen protectors. Winner will be chosen and notified by Sunday 3/31.

As an exclusive for our readers, BodyGuardz is providing a 20% sitewide discount (new customers only) when you enter promo code “9TO5“. Deal ends Friday, all orders of $30 or more ship free.

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Final Fantasy V has finally landed in the App Store, 20 years after its original release.  Last week we featured discounted copies of several iOS Final Fantasy titles which was a precursor to the epic launch of Final Fantasy V.  The game is now live in the App Store across the world for $16, as a Universal download for iPhone and iPad.

Embark on an epic adventure as four heroes driven together by fate: Bartz and his chocobo companion, Princess Lenna of Castle Tycoon, the mysterious Galuf, and the pirate captain Faris. The crystals that bring peace and prosperity to the world – earth, water, fire, and wind – have lost their power and are on the verge of destruction.

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As one of its Daily Deaks, 1SaleADay is offering a pair of Altec Lansing Noise-Reducing In-Ear Headphones w/ Dynamic Sound, Inline Mic, Call Function for only $10 with free shipping.  As a price comparison, Newegg is charging $45 for the same pair of headphones.

Vivid sound, excellent noise reduction, pure and powerful bass – Altec Lansing’s in-ear headphones bring your music to life with electric styling and crystal clear sound.

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March 27, 2013

Screen Shot 2013-03-27 at 8.59.56 PM Rakuten (formerly, is offering some solid deals on several hot products.  It’s not clear how long these specials will last so be sure to cash in while you can.

Apple TV 1080p 3rd Generation $89 (Reg. 99) Samsung 840 Series 250GB 2.5″ SATA III Solid State Drive (SSD) w/ Install Kit $147 (Reg. $270) Apple MD212LL/A 13.3″ MacBook Pro Notebook with Retina Display Intel Core i5, 8GB RAM, 128GB $1,349 (Reg. $1,460) expand full story


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For a limited time, eBay is offering an Apple iPhone 4S 16GB Factory Unlocked for only $499 with free shipping. Apple is currently selling this same iPhone for $550. Available in black or white.

The seller of this item, Johnny’s General Electronics, is a Top-Rated Plus eBay seller with over 55,000 feedback, buy with extreme confidence. expand full story

Today’s Tech Woot of the Day is the LG ND8520 80W 2.1-Channel 30-pin iPod/iPhone/iPad Speaker Dock with AirPlay for only $140 (Reg. $300). That’s 53% off the list price  and the speaker dock includes an FM radio, alarm and direct recording to USB. Also, it will easily link with most Bluetooth-enabled devices, such as a mobile phone or MP3s players expand full story

electrek is offering the Mophie Juice Pack Air Charging Battery Case for Apple iPhone 4 and 4S (Refurb.) for only $15.  That’s the lowest total price we have seen for this battery case. The Mophie Juice Pack Air comes complete with a 90-day limited warranty against defects, so you can shop with confidence. expand full story

Screen Shot 2013-03-27 at 9.27.00 AMMacMall is offering a 15.4″ MacBook Pro with Retina display 2.7GHz i7, 16GB RAM and 768GB of flash storage for $2849.99 with free shipping.  This is the high end Retina MacBook Pro upgraded from 512GB to 768GB of flash storage. is selling this same exact model for $3,199.00. That’s a total savings of $350.00.

15.4″ MacBook Pro with Retina display 2.7GHz i7, 16GB RAM, 768GB flash storage $2849.99

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Capcom has two more Street Fighter titles on sale today for $0.99. Street Fighter II Collection for iOS is now available for $0.99 down from $3.99 and Street Fighter IV Volt is also on for $0.99 down from $4.99. The SF II Collection comes with three classic titles from the series: Street Fighter II The World Warrior, Street Fighter II CHAMPION EDITION and Street Fighter II HYPER FIGHTING. Street Fighter IV Volt adds Balrog, M. Bison, Cody, Sakura, Makoto, FeiLong and Yun as playable characters as well as online multiplayer support.

Street Fighter II Collection for iOS $0.99

Street Fighter IV Volt for iOS $0.99

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For a limited time, Digiarty is giving away free copies of  the Mac software package, MacX Video Converter Pro.  With this tool users can “convert various videos for playback on Mac and Apple Devices with optimum quality.”  MacX Video Converter Pro supports the following HD and SD video formats: MKV, M2TS, AVCHD, H.264/MPEG-4 AVC, AVI, MPEG, MP4, H.264, MOV, FLV, F4V, RM, RMVB, WebM, Google TV.  This is one of the easiest (and cheapest) ways to get random video files to play on your Mac or iDevice. expand full story


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UPDATE: Gamefly offers Battlefield 4 w/ Expansion pack for $48 when you enter coupon code “GFDAPR20” at checkout.

The wait is over, you can now pre-order Battlefield 4 from the EA Origins online store.  Along with the regular edition, gamers can also preorder the Digital Deluxe Edition, which includes access to the Battlefield 4 Beta and Premium Expansion Pack.  More details regarding the Deluxe Edition are expected to be released by EA  in the coming days.  This game is slated to be released Fall of 2013 for the PS3, Xbox 360 and PC. expand full story is offering the Sylvania Wireless MusicLites 2.75″ Full Range Hi-Fi Speaker & 10W LED Light for only $65 (Reg. $399).  That’s a savings of 84% off the list price and the greatest reduction we could find. The MusicLite combines a full range loudspeaker, wireless receiver, and a 10W LED light all in one.  It comes with your choice of transmitter either iPhone or USB. expand full story

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