Justin is a senior deal Jedi over at 9to5Toys where he heads up our game/app coverage and more. He also covers all things music for 9to5Mac, including the weekly Logic Pros series exploring music production on Mac and iOS devices. Justin is an audio engineer/producer with over 10 years experience.
Tuning your guitar can be very annoying, especially for beginner musicians. While there are loads of apps out there that will certainly be able to get the job done like Guitar Toolkit, Cadenza and others, there are many situations when the virtual option just won’t cut it. That’s where options like the Roadie Automatic Guitar Tuner enters the picture. It can tune you up in seconds without even touching the tuning pegs. expand full story
Netgear is expanding its line of Orbi Home Wi-Fi systems today with a pair of more affordable options. The previous generation Orbi system (RBK50) consists of two AC300 router units and released at around $400. Netgear’s latest offerings are looking to shave the price tag down a bit by dropping the AC300 service. expand full story
In today’s best game/app deals, Amazon is offering Mafia 3 on PS4 and Xbox One for $23.99 with free shipping for Prime members or in orders over $35. That’s about $16 under the going rate, the best Amazon has ever offered it for and the lowest we can find. Currently matched at Best Buy for GCU members.
And here are even more notable game deals:
- Battlefield 1 Early Enlister Deluxe Edition $27 (Reg. $40+) | Amazon
- Resident Evil 7 $40 or $32 w/ GCU (Reg. $50+) | Amazon/Best Buy
- Fallout 4 $20 or $16 w/ GCU (Reg. up to $30) | Amazon/Best Buy
- Dishonored 2 $30 or $24 w/ GCU (Reg. $30+) | Best Buy
- Mafia III $28 or $24 w/ GCU (Reg. $40) | Amazon/Best Buy
- Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate $15 (Reg. $20+) | Amazon
- God of War III Remastered PS4 $6 (Reg. $14) | Amazon
- Grand Theft Auto V on Xbox One for $28 (Reg. $40) | Rakuten
- Metroid Prime Federation Force 3DS $25 Prime only (Reg. up to $35) | Amazon
- Mass Effect Andromeda $48 for Prime only (Reg. $60) | Amazon
- Nintendo Joy-Con (L/R)-Gray $70.81 (Reg. $80) | Amazon
If you were lucky enough to get your hands on Nintendo Switch, Amazon is currently offering the Joy-Con (L/R)-Gray controllers for $70.81 shippped (Reg. $80). That’s the best price we have seen yet.
Amazon is also offering 1-year PlayStation Plus memberships for $48.99 (digital). That’s the best price Amazon has offered them for since Sony jacked the price up to $60 a few months back.
Here is the latest App Store Free App of the Week and the Eighty-Eight iOS puzzler went free for first time in years (Reg. $2). As always, today’s best iOS/Mac deals are down below:
IKEA is ready to take the smart home products market over with its new affordable Trådfri lineup (Swedish for wireless). The ZigBee-enabled system will center around an internet/app connected hub and will consist of a series of smart bulbs, remotes, motions sensors, cabinet door/wall lighting and more. expand full story