If you depend on your Internet and home wireless network (who doesn’t?!) you need to keep it up during a power outage, however long. APC, the leader is battery backup and surge protection, has some great deals in their Gold Box today.

If you need backup power to your desktop or more importantly your Cable/DSL/Fiber Modem and Wifi router,  the APC Battery Backup & Surge Protector (BE350G) – 350VA 6-outlet Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) is $29.99 shipped. This is easily the lowest this gets with shipping and will keep your router and wireless network up during a power outage for over an hour (depending on power draw of your modem and router).

If you need to back up more devices and/or over a longer period of time, there is a 600VA version with 7 outlets and a USB charging port for $46.99, still a great deal. The big boy here is a 10-outlet 750VA is $60 shipped.

APC also offers a Dual USB power 5,000mAh pack for phones and tablets for $11.99 shipped. This is an average price for Cheap Chinese knockoffs but this has the APC name and warranty behind it

Finally, it is time to up your surge protector game with a rugged Workbench styled 8 outlet protection for $10.99 (make sure to order from Amazon using this link – it is backordered a week already) and a monster 11 outlet w/telephone and coax for $13.50. Both of these are no brainers if you need more protected outlets in the house or garage/barn.

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Newegg offers the Seagate Backup Plus 8TB USB 3.0 External Hard Drive for $199.99 but applying coupon code ESCENGE39 drops the final price down to $179.99 shipped. It has a $300 MSRP but usually sells for around $220. Today’s deal is $20 less than Amazon’s recently reduced listing and the best available.

Easily back up your Mac with Time Machine or simply store all of those photos, documents and other digital files. Aside from 8TB of storage, Seagate includes a two-year 200GB OneDrive cloud subscription with purchase. It also has USB 3.0 connectivity, automatic backup and a two-year warranty. Rated 4.1/5 stars by over 2,400 Amazon customers.

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If you don’t already have your car, home or camping set outfitted for the inevitable power outage, today’s Eton Amazon Gold Box offers a great opportunity to get your affairs in order. All of these are lowest ever prices

American Red Cross Blackout Buddy lives in an outlet, keeping charged. When the power goes out, it lights up and functions as a flashlight. $14.99 for two ($7.50 ea) Prime Shipped. We have a bunch of these in the house and they make great emergancy flashlights.

3 levels of hand crank radio/weather emergancy USB charger with solar. $26.24-$56. These are fantastic in an outage providing radio services, flashlight and backup phone charging.

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Patozon (99% positive feedback from Amazon shoppers) via Amazon is offering Mpow Swift Bluetooth 4.0 Wireless Earbuds for $17.99, but if you use the coupon code YQSMN7OO the price will drop to only $12.99 Prime shipped. That’s $5 off the already low sale price and the lowest we’ve seen for them at Amazon.

They feature apt-X that ensures high quality stereo sound and better outdoor volume. With advanced Bluetooth 4.0 version it lets you “enjoy wireless music in 30- feet working distance with strong signal.” It also has a 5-hour battery life with a 4/5 star rating from over 4,500 Amazon shoppers.

Be sure to check out our roundup of the best ultra-thin iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus cases.

More accessory deals:


AUKEY 30000mAh Portable Charger with Lightning $34 w/ code 9AUPOWER (Reg. $40)  | Amazon

  • AUKEY 20000mAh Portable Charger with Lightning Input $25 (Reg. $30) | Amazon
    • w/ code 8AUPOWER
  • Mixcder ShareMe Bluetooth V4.1 Wireless Headset $20 (Reg. $36) | Amazon
    • w/ code UYQQRQXI
  • Accellorize 2200mAh Fast External Battery Power Bank $4 (Orig. $40) | Daily Steals
  • GOOLOO 2-in-1 Bluetooth 4.1 Transmitter and Receiver $22 (Reg. $26) | Amazon
    • w/ code W4IKNTAS
  • GOOLOO Quank2 Premium Aluminum 8000mAh Power Bank $20 (Reg. $40) | Amazon
    • w/ code CNVVRCU8
  • Fitbit Alta, Blaze, and Surge (Open Box) $90–$150 + $5 shipping | Woot
  • Aduro U-Grip Swivel Car Vent Smartphone Mount $6 (Orig. $40) | Groupon
  • Jawbone UP24 Fitness Tracker (Refurb) $30 (Orig. $130) | Yugster
  • Audio-Technica In-Ear Headphones $59 (Orig. $79) | Worldwide Stereo

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In today’s best game/app deals, Amazon is offering Mirror’s Edge Catalyst from $29.49 on PS34 and Xbox One with free shipping for Prime members or in orders over $49. Also available via Target. This is matching he lowest we have tracked on both console version of the game.

We also have the upcoming Dimensions Starter Pack with Supergirl Minifigure for PS4 is available for pre-order at $39.99 for GCU members only (Reg. $90).


Amazon has now matched Best Buy at just under $20 Prime shipped for Battleborn, however, GCU members can still get it for less.  Also available at Amazon is LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens on Wii U for $29.99 shipped (Prime only, Reg. $40+, matched at Toys R Us).

From now through October 7th, Amazon is offering an extra 20% off a series of gaming peripherals including highly-rated mice, keyboards, controllers, routers and more. Simply select an item from this list and then apply code TWITCHCON20 at checkout.

Walmart is offering the Xbox One S 1TB Console Madden NFL 17 Bundle with an extra Xbox wireless controller and an extra game of your choice (COD, Recore, Minecraft, more) for $349 shipped ($430 value)

Here is the new Free App of the Week, Deus Ex Go got its very first price drop and here are the Free Xbox Live Gold Games for October. Down below you’ll find the rest of today’s most notable iOS deals:

Ongoing game deals/promotions:

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In today’s Daily Deals we have from Newegg the Toshiba Canvio AeroCast 1TB Wireless Portable Hard Drive for $69.99, but if you use the coupon code EMCENGK23 the price drops to $49.99 shipped. That’s $20 off the regular price/ Amazon’s listing and the lowest we can find it for.

This drive is perfect for streaming media to the kids’ tablets on long trips and you can share content with up to six devices at once. It also features data transfer rates of up to 5Gb/s, 802.11n wireless, USB 3.0, an SD card slot, and a built-in rechargeable battery with up to five hours of battery life. Ratings are light for this drive but the Toshiba Canvio series receives high marks from Amazon shoppers.

More new deals for today:foscam-fi9821p-plug-play-1-0-megapixel-1280-x-720p-wireless-ip-security-cameraFoscam Wireless IP Camera (Refurb) $48 + $5 shipping (Orig. $80) | Meh

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Amazon offers the TiVo BOLT 500GB 4K DVR and Streaming Media Player for $169.99 (Reg. $200). The larger 1TB capacity is also on sale for $244 (Reg. $300). Free shipping is available in both instances. Today’s price drops represent Amazon all-time lows and the best offer currently available.

TiVo’s BOLT DVR is a one-stop-shop for TV enthusiasts with 4K capabilities and access to all of the popular streaming services on the market. That includes Netflix, Hulu Plus, HBO GO, Amazon Prime and others. You’ll have access to TiVO’s legendary search functionality and SkipMode allows you to jump past entire commercial breaks. It is compatible with cable services and HD antennas, although you’ll need to subscribe to TiVo’s monthly plan for full access to these features. Learn more here. Rated 4.1/5 stars by over 1,000 Amazon customers.

Need more space? Don’t forget about TiVo’s recently announced BOLT+ 4K 3TB DVR that allows you to record up to six shows at once.

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Best Buy offers the Motorola Moto X Pure Edition 32GB Smartphone for $249.99 shipped. For comparison, it has a list price of $350 and sells for around $330 at Amazon. Today’s deal is a match of our previous mention and the best offer currently available.

The Motorola Moto X Pure will be delivered in unlocked condition so it can be used on GSM or CDMA networks. It has a 5.7-inch display covered in Gorilla Glass, 32GB of storage and a 21MP rear-facing camera. Over 1,500 Amazon customers have left a 4.3/5 star rating. We agreed in our in-depth review, “calling it one of the best Android experiences out there.”

With you savings, pick up an affordable case for your new smartphone. We’re fond of this $7 clear option that receives great ratings.

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It was nearly two years ago to the date that we first showed off This is Ground’s original Mod Tablet carrying case. Since then, it’s gone through two extensive revisions resulting in the release of the new third generation model last week. We’ve been able to spend some time with the Mod 3 over the last while in an attempt to apply it in real life scenarios.

Wrapped in Italian Leather and geometrically designed, this carryall screams attention to detail with Mad Men design cues. The latest version is slightly bigger, includes a Tile Bluetooth tracking device and ships with all inserts.

How’d it do? Head below to find out.

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Amazon offers a 3-pack of GE 10W LED Bright Stik Light Bulbs (Soft White) for $7.97 Prime shipped. Also available at Home Depot with extra shipping fees. That’s $5 off the regular price and the lowest that Amazon has ever sold it for.

These LED light bulb have a slim design and are deemed suitable 60W replacements. You can expect around 14 years of use with $82 in energy savings. Over 200 Amazon customers have left a 4.6/5 star rating.

Today’s Top Green Deals:

  • WORX WG720 19-inch 12A Electric Lawn Mower: $120 (Reg. $150) | eBay
  • 3-Pack E12 6W LED Light Bulbs: $13 (Reg. $17) | Amazon
    • w/ code N2YAZVMY
  • Hallomal 15000mAh Portable Solar Charged Battery: $15 (Reg. $22) | Amazon
    • w/ code TSWJ7FD5

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Daily Steals is offering the new condition iPhone 5s 16GB GSM Unlocked in grey, silver or gold for $279.99 shipped. That’s about the price you would expect to pay for a refurbished model and the lowest we’ve seen.

Note: Unlocked cell phones are compatible with GSM carriers like AT&T and T-Mobile as well as with GSM SIM cards (e.g. H20 and select prepaid carriers). Unlocked cell phones will not work with CDMA Carriers like Sprint, Verizon, Boost or Virgin.

We actually couldn’t find another retailer offering a new one, but as a pricing comparison the iPhone SE unlocked starts at $399 at Target and other retailers.  So whether you’re looking for your kids first iPhone or an emergency/backup phone this is a great choice. This small sleek phone can call 911 in case of an emergency even without a sim card, has GPS (both unlike an iPod touch) and “find my iPhone” capabilities for tracking and runs the latest iOS 10 software.

If you’re more interested in the idea of a prepaid phone, you can grab Straight Talk’s iPhone 5s 16GB 4G LTE for $149 shipped right now. You can get a great deal on case for it too. eBay has the OtterBox Commuter Wallet Series right now for only $15 shipped

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After enjoying a successful crowdfunding round last year, the Podo stick-and-shoot smartphone camera is back for another round. At just $49, the new version turns nearly any surface into a tripod to capture the perfect shot. The micro-adhesive sticky material just needs to be washed and it’s ready for another round.

The 5MP camera also captures video at 720p 30fps. It connects to your smartphone via Bluetooth and uses 8GB of internal memory for storing content between uploads. Obviously, the camera isn’t going to break any records. But at $49, its unique design and flexibility could make for some interesting shots. The Podo has already blown passed its original $50,000 goal. If all goes to plan, it will ship before the end of the year.

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Apple’s iPhone 7/Plus can withstand water, but they are still just as prone to scratches and screen breakage as previous generations (even more so for Jet Black!). Its gorgeous, slim design makes it super tempting to use without a case, but we all know that’s just asking for trouble. To that end, you don’t have to cover your iPhone 7 in a bulky case.

We’ve sifted through nearly every iPhone 7 case currently on the market and plucked out the thinnest options. Here’s what we’ve found:

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