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Justin Kahn

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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.

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Score some digital Switch games from $1 or less to stay occupied at home

We have spotted another batch of notable digital Nintendo Switch game deals today. Having some great titles to load up on your Switch while stuck at home seems like a great thing, and not paying full price sounds even better. Today we are focusing on some indie gems and some unique experiences you may not have given a try yet. The deals are starting from $1 or less today and include titles like the EARTHLOCK RPG, Yomawari, The Lost Child, Death Squared, Oceanhorn – Monster of Uncharted Seas, Warhammer Quest 2, and many more. Everything is down below.

After leaked PSN listings in Germany and early footage of the game all over YouTube well ahead of the actual annoucenment, we now know Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 Remastered is a thing. Featuring one of the most talked about and infamous campaigns in gaming history, the new remaster only includes the single player portion of the 2009 Modern Warfare sequel. It is now available on PS4 with some free goodies, but other platforms will have to wait a little bit longer. All the details are down below. expand full story

All of today’s best Android app deals are now up for the taking. Those include everything from twitchy shmups and interactive stories to baby trackers, city builders and one of the highest-rated music rhythm games on the platform. Rifling through Google Play for app discounts can be tedious at best, so just let us do the work for you. Today’s highlights include titles like Tank Army, Cytus II, BabyBook, SUBURBIA City Building Game, STAY, Strange Telephone, and more. As always, a complete list of the day’s best Android app deals is waiting for you below the fold.

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Xbox One S All-Digital with extra controller now more than $120 off + more

Trusted game dealer AntOnline via eBay Daily Deals is now offering the Xbox One S 1TB All-Digital Edition Console with an extra Wireless Controller for $169.99 shipped. Regularly $250 at Microsoft without the extra controller, you’re looking at a total value of roughly of about $292 and a savings of up to $122. Amazon is still charging $250 for the console and today’s bundle deal is matching our previous mention. If you’re looking to access the plethora of digital Xbox One content while you’re stuck at home, the all-digital Xbox One S is easily among the most affordable options. You’ll get a better idea of what to expect in our hands-on unboxing video and be sure to head over to this morning’s roundup for all of the best digital Xbox deals. More details below.

Score FREE magazine issues for MacLife, Maximum PC, Maxim, and more today

You can now score some free magazines to keep you busy at home. DiscountMags is now encouraging folks to “Stay home, feel good, and read free mags,” with its latest promotion. The company is now offering single issues on a select group of titles for free as a treat for all of us stuck at home. Titles include Maxim, Fast Company, Food & Wine, Wine Enthusiasts, People, MotorTrend, Maximum PC, MacLife, Better Homes and Gardens, Reader’s Digest, and much more. Head below for all the details.

DYMO’s USPS-approved 450 Twin LabelWriter is now more than $50 off at Amazon

Amazon is offering the DYMO 450 Twin Turbo LabelWriter (1752266) for $90 shipped. Price is reflected once added to your cart. Regularly about $140 on Amazon, this model sells for $190 at Staples and is now at the best price we have tracked on Amazon in over a year. Whether you’re looking to take your home storage organization up a notch or need to print USPS-approved DYMO stamps, the 450 Twin Turbo has you covered. It can print up to 71 four-line standard address labels per minute plus so much more via Mac/PC connectivity, making this an ideal small business solution as well. You can even make “crystal clear barcodes, labels and graphics” with a 600 x 300 dpi resolution. Rated 4+ stars from over 1,000 Amazon customers. More details below.

YETI’s regularly $200 Tocayo 26 Backpack is ready to haul your MacBook at $130

Today only, Woot is offering the YETI Tocayo 26 Backpack in black or tan for $129.99. Shipping is free for Prime members, but you’ll get hit with a $6 delivery fee otherwise. Regularly $200 at Amazon where they are currently starting from $195, today’s deal is $70 or 35% off the going rate, well under the $150 Amazon all-time low, and the best we can find. This is a 26-Liter “rugged-as-hell” gear vault with a waterproof exterior fabric and padding throughout for “unmatched gear protection.” With the ability to standup even when empty, this bag is as ideal for your dog leash and hiking gear as it is for pricey camera lenses and MacBooks. It also ships with a 3-year warranty and carries a 4+ star rating. More details below.

Howard Stern has now announced free SiriusXM for all. As part of the company’s contribution to curbing social distancing boredom and the like, the “unprecedented Stream Free access” was announced this morning from Stern’s now home-based broadcast and will include free access to Sirius’ “full lineup of Premier Streaming content.” Head below for all the details. expand full story

You can now invite 3 friends to play Ghost Recon Breakpoint for FREE, more

You can now play Ghost Recon Breakpoint for free on PS4, Xbox One and PC until mid-June, sort of anyway. Not only has Ubisoft announced a new free trial period for its first-person shooter, but it is now opening the game up to its Friend Pass. This will allow you to invite up to three friends at a time to play the game with you, whether they own a copy or not. All the details are down below.

Highly-rated iOS rhythm game Cytus II now available for FREE on the App Store

Cytus II is a a music rhythm game set in a world where humans can “easily sync the real world with the internet world.” It is centered around the story of the mysterious Æsir — a legendary artist that has never before shown his face. The game blends interesting story elements with your usual rhythm-based mechanics and comes from the developers of the popular DEEMO. Regularly $2 on the App Store, you can now download this one for all of your iOS devices for free. It also carries a 4+ star rating from over 5,600 gamers. More details below.

It’s time for today’s best Mac and iOS app deals. We are saving the 80’s from the evil Dr. Noid Wormser, learning Spanish, gazing at the stars, exploring highly-rated puzzlers, and more. While we still have notable freebie offers running on Alphaputt and Cat Quest, today’s highlights include Homo Machina, Super 80s World, Cytus II, Luminos, Spanish Translator, and much more. Head below for today’s complete list of Mac and iOS price drops.

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In today’s best game deals, Amazon is now offering Dark Souls Remastered from $16.43 on PS4 and Xbox One. Shipping is free for Prime members or in orders over $25. Regularly as much as $40 on PSN and the digital Xbox store, today’s deal is slightly below our previous and one of the lowest we have tracked on Amazon. Prepare to die, again. Ok, this isn’t that old Prepare to Die Edition but it does include the Artorias of the Abyss DLC and a beautifully remastered version of Lordran at 60fps. But be sure to head below for the rest of today’s best game deals including Ratchet and Clank, Rockstar’s Bully for PS4, Bubsy: Paws on Fire!, Monopoly, Hyper Light Drifter, SEGA Genesis Classics, and hundreds of digital game deals across all platforms. 

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Bring home Gourmia’s 4.5-Qt. Digital Air Fryer for $50 today (Reg. up to $120)

Today only, the official Best Buy eBay store is now offering the Gourmia 4.5-Qt. Digital Air Fryer (GAF570) for $49.99 shipped. Matched as part of its Deals of the Day. Regularly as much as $120 at Best Buy, this model currently starts from $99 via Amazon third-party sellers. Today’s offer is $10 below our previous mention and the lowest we can find. This digital air fryer will provide you with 4.5-quarts of removable cooking capacity (great for cleaning up) for all the delicious crispy fried food you could want, with a fraction of the fat. This model sports an LCD display to control the built-in timer and eight preset cooking modes. Rated 4+ stars. More details below.

Master & Dynamic ANC Wireless Earbuds with 40-hour battery at $240 (Reg. $300)

Amazon is offering the Master & Dynamic MW07 PLUS True Wireless Noise Cancelling In-Ear Headphones in Quartz Black for $239.98 shipped. Matched as part of Best Buy’s Deals of the Day. Regularly $300, today’s deal is about $60 off the going rate and the best we can find. It is also within $1 of the Amazon all-time low. Along with the 100-foot pairing range, these truly wireless in-ears feature 10mm beryllium drivers, Bluetooth 5.0, and a pair of “beamforming mic arrays for crystal clear calls.” You’re also looking at an IPX5 water-resistance rating, 10-hours of battery life (40 with the included charging case), and active noise cancellation. Rated 4+ stars and we loved them in our hands-on review. More details below.

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Rare deal on the black steel Instant Pot Duo, now down to $60 (Reg. $125)

Macy’s is now offering the Instant Pot Duo Nova Black Stainless Steel 6-Qt. 7-in-1 Multi-Cooker for $59.99 shipped. Regularly as much as $125, this Macy’s exclusive black stainless steel model is now more than 50% off the going rate and the lowest we have tracked in 2020. The standard silver model is currently listed at $80 on Amazon where it has only gone for less a couple times including Black Friday 2019. Along with the 6-quart capacity, this model features 14 one-touch cooking programs including those for ribs, soups, beans, rice, poultry, yogurt, desserts, and more. The inner steel pot is dishwasher-safe for easy clean-ups while the new easy-seal lid “automatically keeps flavors, nutrients, and aromas sealed inside” with over 10 built-in safety features. Rated 4+ stars from thousands on Amazon. More details below.

Put a new 10-speed Black+Decker blender on the countertop for $15 (Reg. $23+)

Macy’s is now offering the Black+Decker 10-Speed Countertop Blender (BL2010BG) for $14.99 with free shipping in orders over $25. Regularly as much as $45, like it still fetches at Amazon, these days it sells for closer to $23 at Bed Bath and Beyond and Home Depot. Today’s deal is the best price we can find and as much as 66% off. This simple but effective blender ships with a 5-cup glass blending jar and features 10-speed settings including a manual pulse. The 4-tip stainless steel blade is great for soups, smoothies, frozen drinks, and much more while the 2-year warranty adds some peace of mind to your purchase. Rated 4+ stars from nearly 1,900 Amazon customers. More details below.

It’s time to dig in to today’s best Android app deals. After what has been a groundbreaking couple weeks in mobile price drops, we are back again with another solid batch of discounts. From incredibly popular open-world RPGs and brain teasers to top-tier puzzlers, tower defense titles, and retro-style 16-bit platforming, there are plenty of notable price drops today. Highlights include Cat Quest, PUSH, Beast Towers TD, Gunslugs 3, SiNKR, OTTTD: Over The Top TD, PewDiePie: Legend of Brofist, Thimbleweed Park, Screen Lock Pro, and many more. Everything is waiting for you down below the fold.

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expiredWahl’s vacuum-equipped Trimmer Kit is now 50% off at $30 shipped

The official Best buy eBay store is offering the Wahl Lithium-Ion Vacuum Trimmer Kit (9870) for $29.99 shipped. Matched as part of its Deals of the Day. Regularly $60 at Best Buy and still fetching as much from Walmart, today’s deal is up to 50% off the going rate and the best price we can find. This wireless trimmer runs for 90-minutes before its needs to be recharged again and features a built-in vacuum that “lets the built-in chamber catch shaved hair for mess-free use.” This model also ships with nine length-guide combs, a travel pouch, charging stand, and more. Rated 4+ stars. More details below.

Be ready for summer tailgating with a Thermos Can Insulator for $7 (30% off)

Amazon is offering the stainless steel 12-ounce Thermos Beverage Can Insulator for $7.09 with free shipping for Prime members or in orders over $25. Currently matched at Walmart. Regularly fetching between $8 and nearly $10 or so, we have seen it go for as much as $11.50 in the last three months. Today’s sale is the lowest we have tracked on Amazon in years and the best we can find. Made for typical 12-ounce cans, this stainless steel insulator will keep your drinks cold “10 times longer than a bare can” or about 3-hours. It also features a sweat-proof design to keep your hands and the furniture dry. While it might be a little pre-mature to be outside with a cold one, take advantage of this deal so you’re ready to go when the sun comes out. Rated 4+ stars from nearly 5,000 Amazon customers. More details below.

Official Super Mario Sticker Book hits the Amazon low today at just $5.50

Amazon is now offering the Super Mario Official Sticker Book for $5.66 with free shipping for Prime members or in orders over $25. Originally $13, this one has sold for closer to $11 for most of its lifetime after dropping to about $7 at the top of the year. Today’s deal is a new Amazon all-time low and the best price we can find. Whether it’s for the game room collection or for your mini Mario Bros. fan, this full-color book features over 60-pages of activities and artwork plus loads of stickers for them and more. Featuring Mario and the rest of the Mushroom Kingdom, this is one $6 collectible any Mario fan can enjoy and hundreds of Amazon reviewers agree having left it with a 4+ star rating. More details below.

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