Following their announcement of the new “Coins” virtual currency, Amazon has given all Kindle Fire owners 500 coins for free, a $5 value. Coins can be used by Kindle Fire owners to purchase apps, in-app purchases, and other content from the Amazon Appstore. This generous offer by Amazon will result in them giving away “tens of millions of dollars’ worth of Amazon Coins” to Kindle Fire owners. The 500 free Amazon Coins should already be in your account if you are eligible for the giveaway.
MacMall is offering a 22″ 1080p ViewSonic LED Monitor refurb. for $109.99 (regular $165) with free shipping. You can pick up this mercury free monitor for up to $55 off the regular retail listing, $40 off the next best new price and $20 off the best refurb. price. ViewSonic says the VX2250WM is 40% more energy efficient than most traditional CCFL backlit LCD monitors and hosts both DVI and VGA inputs along with a full 1080p HD resolution. Head below the fold for more details.
Today’s Daily Steal is the iPhone 5 Deluxe Power Bundle. The Bundle includes 2 Lightning to USB Cables, 1 Car Charger and 1 Wall Charger, all for only $7 with free shipping. These aren’t Apple MFI cables so the company is saving some money there. 1 year waranty applies. Read more
Minecraft – Pocket Edition allows you to build on the go. Use blocks to create masterpieces as you travel, hangout with friends, sit at the park, the possibilities are endless. Move beyond the limits of your computer and play Minecraft everywhere you go.
(Actual photo taken with the iPhone Olloclip Lens kit)
Olloclip makes the most well-known and respected interchangeable camera Lens kit for Apple iPhones, iPods and more. 9to5Mac spent some time with the iPhone 4 version of this Lens kit and found that “the Ollopclip camera lens kit obviously makes already impressive iPhone photos even more impressive. We recommend it for anyone …who really need sharper shots.” The kit includes a fish-eye, macro and a wide-angle lens. For more on the kit and some sample photos be sure to check out 9to5Mac’s full review.
The case also comes with a detachable Pro-Photo adapter for mounting your iPhone to a tripod in portrait or landscape. The adapter also has a cold shoe bracket for attaching microphones, lights and other accessories. Finally, the rotating corner becomes a dedicated shutter button for quickly snapping photos.
The Quick-Flip Case retails for $50 but for alimited time, Olloclip is offering two exclusive deals:
Update: Price bumped to just over $16, still a deal.
Amazon is offering the Logitech Z130 Speakers for only $15 with free shipping if you spend over $25 or a Prime member. This matches the lowest price ever for this pair of speakers, although we haven’t seen this price in several months. The Z130 Speakers feature rich and strong stereo sound with 5 watts of power and a compact, low-profile design ideal for desks with limited space. Nearly 200 unique Amazon reviewers rate these speakers 4 stars. These Logitech speakers are perfect if you’re looking for a low-cost solution to add some thump to your slumping laptop speakers.