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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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May 29

Dr. Panda Ice Cream Truck 2 kids’ game now FREE on iOS/Android (Reg. $3)

We have great little free kids’ app today. Dr. Panda — one of the premiere kids’ app developers on Google Play and the App Store — is now offering its Ice Cream Truck 2 game for free on both iOS and Android. Regularly $3, this is the very first time we have seen this one go free on the App Store and is a perfect time to scoop it up for the kids. Even if they don’t like it you can just ditch it after the fact, but it might be smart to grab it now before the price jumps back up. While reviews are still rolling in on this one, the original Dr. Panda Ice Cream Truck game for kids carries solid ratings from hundreds. More details below.

Sony has finally announced when we will get a proper look at the first PlayStation 5 games. While speculation had the full-on PS5 games reveal event set for next week, the schedule has changed slightly from those rumors, but has now been set in stone with an official announcement from President and CEO of Sony Interactive Entertainment, Jim Ryan. Head below for all the details. expand full story

Take game night up a notch with Jenga Octagon at $7.50 Prime shipped (62% off)

Amazon is offering the Hasbro Jenga Octagon Game for $7.52 with free shipping for Prime members or in orders over $25. Regularly up to $20, like it currently fetches at Walmart, today’s deal is over $12 or 62% in savings and the lowest price we can find. It is also well under the current $10+ price tag on the classic version of the game at Amazon. This is essentially the same classic block stacking game you remember, but with a new octagonal twist. The same push, pull, and stacking skills are required here but you’ll have to navigate the rounded tower and slightly harder to stack block pieces. Rated 4+ stars. More details below.

It’s Friday and we are now ready to head in to the weekend with all of the best Android game and app deals. While there are still loads of Team 17 game deals available down below as well as a notable offer on the highly-rated rhythm game, Cytus II, the deals keep coming today. Highlights of our Friday collection include Lecture Notes – Classroom Notes, Devil Twins: VIP+, N+ Launcher Pro, Retro Pixel Classic, Raid Manager, and much more. As usual, your complete collection of today’s best Android app deals and freebies is waiting below the fold.

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Magazine bundle sale from $4/yr.: Wired, Bon Appetit, Men’s Health, GQ, more

DiscountMags has now launched a very notable magazine bundle sale. From now through the end of this weekend, you can score any three magazines in the sale for $12. Just about all of the most popular titles are in the sale as well including Bon Appetit, Wired, Architectural Digest, Popular Science, GQ, Men’s Health, Women’s Health, and many more. Head below for all the details.

expiredLet the Philips Avance make fresh pasta for you, now at $150 (Reg. $300+)

Philips is now offering its Avance Collection Pasta Maker (HR2358/05) for $149.95 shipped when you use code DELTADENTAL25 at checkout. Originally up to $400 and still regularly going for as much from Philips, similar Avance models sell for $300 and go up from there at both Amazon and Best Buy. Today’s deal is the lowest price we can find by about $150. Along with a 1600-lb. extrusion force and built-in mixing/kneading, this model’s auto-weighing function will tell you how much water and flour to use for the perfect pasta. With the ability to make 1-pound in 15-minutes, it also includes eight shaping discs including “penne, spaghetti, fettuccine, lasagne, dumpling, angel hair, thick spaghetti, tagliatelle and pappardelle.” This model carries a 4+ star rating much like the previous generation models on Amazon. More details below.

Take your DIY decor projects next level with Cricut Maker at $299 (Reg. $369)

Amazon is now offering the Cricut Maker craft cutting machine for $299 shipped in all colorways. Also matched directly from Cricut. Regularly up to $369, today’s deal is about $70 in savings and the lowest total we can find. It is also a new Amazon all-time low. This is great way to take your home craft/DIY game up a notch whether it’s “paper crafts, iron ons, and vinyl decals” or “sewing projects, leather crafts, and balsa models.” The free app allows users to layout design projects on a mobile device or computer as well as providing access to “hundreds of sewing projects.” It sports a cradle and an extra USB charging port for your mobile device as well. Rated 4+ stars from over 2,300 Amazon customers. More details below.

Muscle Milk protein powder/shakes 30% off today at Amazon, deals from $26.50

Amazon is now offering a notable collection of Muscle Milk deals. The 24-pack of Muscle Milk Pro Series Protein Shakes (Intense Vanilla & Knockout Chocolate) is down to $35.71 shipped after you clip the on-page coupon. Regularly $44, today’s offer is 30% off the going rate, the lowest price we can find, and a perfect time to stock up. Each carton contains 32-grams of protein along with just 1-gram of sugar and 160 calories. Perfect for before or after workouts, or just as a snack, it also contains 20 essential vitamins and minerals, is gluten-free and is “suitable for most individuals that are sensitive to lactose.” Rated 4+ stars from over 2,100 Amazon customers. More Muscle Milk deals below.

With Sony’s new flagship console set for release this holiday season, some are still wondering how PS5 backward compatibility will work. Not to mention whether or not the last run of PS4 games will be compatible with the new console later this year. A pair of reports is shedding new light into how this might work when PlayStation 5 finally hits store shelves in 2020. Head below for all the details. expand full story

It’s time to head into the weekend with all of today’s best Mac and iOS app deals in tow. Yesterday saw a brilliant collection of Team 17 developed titles go on sale including The Escapists 2 as well as others you’ll find below like Sheltered, Worms3, and more. But we are back again today with another batch of discounted games and apps from Apple’s digital marketplace. Highlights include the very first price drop on Pascal’s Wager, as well as Eye Anatomy Atlas, Alice Trapped in Wonderland, Emoji Camera, and more. Hit the jump for a complete collection of the day’s best Mac and iOS app deals. expand full story

In today’s best game deals, Sony is now offering the Assassin’s Creed Origins Deluxe Edition for $13.99, down from the regular $20. But if you’re a Playstation Plus member, the Assassin’s Creed Origins Gold Edition drops from the $100 digital price down to just $19.99. Both are at the lowest price we can find with the Gold version fetching a bloated $120+ at Amazon. The Deluxe version includes the main game as well as the Ambush at Sea mission, Desert Cobra weapon pack, and 3 ability points. The Gold Edition includes all of that as well as the Season Pass with access to all of the DLC including the Hidden Ones and the Curse of the Pharaohs. Head below for the rest of today’s bests console game deals including Nier: Automata GOTY, The Division 2 Gold, Super Bomberman R, Yooka-Laylee and the Impossible Lair, Collection of Mana, and much more. 

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GameStop Overwatch collectibles sale from under $1: Monopoly, Funko POP!, more

For today and tomorrow only, GameStop is offering up to 75% off a wide selection of Overwatch collectibles and more. Everything ships free in orders over $35. One standout is the Monopoly Gamer: Overwatch Collector’s Edition Board Game for $7.50. Regularly $30 and currently fetching $16.50 at Amazon, today’s deal is a few bucks under our previous mention and the lowest price we can find. This is the same classic board game you know and love, but with an Overwatch twist. It includes six character tokens for D. Va, Lúcio, Mercy, Reaper, Tracer, and Winston, as well as a tweaked rule set with team leaders and a point system. Rated 4+ stars. And be sure to head below for more Overwatch collectibles and gaming gear.

expiredBlenderBottles up to 40% off today: Pro32 or stainless steel from under $9

Amazon is offering the 32-ounce BlenderBottle Pro Series Shaker Bottle for $8.88 with free shipping for Prime members or in orders over $25. While backordered for about a week, you can still lock-in the discounted price or head over to the Best Buy Deals of the Day where you’ll find it on sale for $8.99. Regularly as much as $15 at Best Buy, it usually sells for between $9 and $15 at Amazon with today’s deal matching the all-time low. This is one of those 32-ounce BlenderBottles with a surgical-grade stainless steel BlenderBall wire whisk inside so you can shake up a smoothie on-the-go. Made of BPA-free, stain and odor-resistant Eastman Tritan plastic, it features a screw-on, leak-proof lid and ships with a manufacturer’s limited lifetime warranty. Rated 4+ stars from over 3,400 Amazon customers. More deals and details below.

May 28

expiredTry out a 2-pack of Oral-B Charcoal Whitening Toothbrushes for $3 (60% off)

Amazon is now offering a 2-pack of Oral-B Charcoal Whitening Therapy Toothbrushes for $4. But if you hit the $1 on-page coupon and opt for Subscribe & Save, your total will drop to $2.80 with free shipping for Prime members or in orders over $25. Just remember to cancel the sub afterwards if you don’t want regular deliveries. Regularly $7 at Amazon and Walmart, today’s deal is 60% off the going rate and the lowest total we can find. This 2-pack has a pair of soft bristle brushes that have been infused with charcoal. This helps to remove surface stains and is generally a great way to make your teeth whitening sessions last even longer. It features extra long “Power Tip” and a set of outer angled bristles to “massage your gums and help clean along the gum line.” Rated 4+ stars from over 1,200 Amazon customers. More details below.

MyProtein’s massive birthday sale offers up to 85% off whey, bottles, more

MyProtein is celebrating its 16th birthday today with a series of notable protein deals and as much as 85% off sitewide. The popular health supplement company is also offering free shipping on everything, making now a great time to stock up on just about anything the brand offers. Simply use code MYPARTY at checkout to redeem the special celebration price. However, you’ll want to head below for an even deeper deal on the company’s Impact Whey Protein.

expiredToday’s best Android game/app deals + freebies: Escapists 2, Sheltered, more

It’s time for all of today’s best Android app deals. After seeing some solid offers on Team 17 iOS titles this morning, the party continues on Android with a series of the developer’s most popular games. All those and more can be found down below. Highlights of today’s lineup include Cytus II, Space Marshals, Flockers, Worms 2 and 3, Sheltered, The Escapists 1 and 2, Reckless Racing 3, and more. Hit the jump for all of today’s best Android app deals.

A collaboration between ILMxLAB and Oculus Studios has a new Star Wars VR game on the way. The game is actually based on the Disneyland and Disney World theme park attraction that is centered around the Black Spire Outpost. Much like the already available hardcover Galaxy’s Edge cookbook that features Star Wars-themed recipes based on meals you can get at the theme park attraction, Oculus Studios is looking to bring the experience in to full virtual reality. More details below. expand full story

expiredEmerald’s 16L Air Fryer Oven feeds the whole family at $85 shipped (Reg. $150)

Today only, as part of its Deals of the Day, Best Buy is offering Emerald 16L Digital Air Fryer Oven (SM-AIR-1845) for $84.99 shipped. Regularly as much as $150 at Best buy, this model fetches closer to $139 at Wayfair and even more from third-party sellers at Walmart. Today’s deal is at least $54 in savings and the lowest total we can find. With a family-sized 1-liter capacity, this all-in-one model can air fry, bake, grill, dehydrate, and cook an entire chicken on the rotisserie. It features a sleek digital display for controlling the built-in presets as well as including everything you need to get going like the dehydrating racks, fry net, drip tray, rotisseries fork, and more. While reviews on this model are thin, they are quite positive much like the rest of the Emerald air fryer lineup. More details below.

Need some extra USB-C cables? Amazon’s 9-ft. 5-pack is now at $27 (Reg. $50)

Amazon is now offering a 5-pack of its 9-foot AmazonBasics USB-C cables for $24.84 $27.07 with free shipping for Prime members or in orders over $25. Regularly up to $47 or so, the 5-pack has been sliding down in price over the last few months and is now at a new Amazon all-time low. This is a great chance to score some extra charging cables for your MacBooks, Chromebooks, compatible Galaxy devices, and more. This is a 5-pack of 9-foot USB-C 2.0 cables with an up to 480Mb/s data transfer speed and a power output of 5V/3A. It ships with a 1-year warranty and carries a 4+ star rating from over 5,600 Amazon customers. More details below.

expiredCoffee makers up to 50% off with deals from $40: Bella 12-cup or vacuum brewer

Today only, the official Best Buy eBay store is offering the stainless steel Bella Pro Series Flavor Infusion 12-Cup Coffee Maker for $39.99 shipped. Matched as part of its Deals of the Day. Regularly $80 at Best Buy, third-party sellers at Walmart have it listed at over $100. Today’s offer is up to 50% off the going rate, a match for our previous mention, and the lowest total we can find. While it might not be as convenient as one of those single-serve brewers, it is ideal for serving the entire family or friends during get-togethers. It features a brew strength adjustments, stainless steel finish, a 1500W brewing system, 12-cup carafe, and a safety-focused auto shut-off. The easily viewable water level window and brew pass function are nice touches as well. Rated 4+ stars. More deals and details below.

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