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Justin Kahn


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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Stock up on Dunlop Tortex Guitar Picks while the 12-packs are BOGO Free: $4 shipped, more

Sweetwater is now offering buy one get one Free on 12-Packs of the Dunlop Tortex Standard Guitar Picks as part of its Memorial Day sale. That includes all the various sizes and colors. These packs are regularly around $4 each at Amazon, although they can go for as much as $6 elsewhere. But with today’s sale you are getting two 12-packs for $3.89 shipped, so this is a nice 50% discount with free shipping included. With a solid selection of gauges and colors here, there’s something for every kind of player on sale today. These made in the USA picks are among the most popular out there and are great for all genres from “classic country to nu-metal”. Rated 4+ stars from over 1,400 Amazon customers.

RYOBI’s $129 ONE+ Cordless 4-Tool Combo Kit has all your DIY projects covered (Reg. $189), more

Home Depot is offering the RYOBI 18-Volt ONE+ Lithium-Ion Cordless 4-Tool Super Combo Kit for $129 shipped. Regularly up to $189, today’s deal is $60 off the going rate, matching our previous mention and the best we can find. This is a great starter kit for DIY jobs around the house or office. Along with the two included batteries, charger and tool bag, it ships with a drill/driver, reciprocating saw, circular saw, and a work light. The 3-year warranty is a nice touch too. Rated 4+ stars from thousands. More details below.

Pad & Quill has now launched its Memorial Day iOS accessories sale. It was only a matter of time before one of our favorite Apple gear accessory makers unveiled its holiday offerings and it definitely did not disappoint. We are looking at up to 25% off all of its iOS gear using code MemorialDay at checkout. While we have seen Pad & Quill sales more frequently this year, they don’t have this much selection at up to 25% off very often. Head below for more details. expand full story

Memorial Day magazine deals from $4.50/yr: Wired, Bon Appetit, Men’s Health, GQ, many more

DiscountMags is launching its Memorial Day weekend sale a little bit earlier this week. We are now seeing just about all of the most popular titles live from $4.50 per year with free delivery. That includes mags like Wired, Bon Appetit, Popular Science, Men’s Health, GQ, Women’s Health, Gold Digest and many more. Head below for all the details and our top picks.

Tascam has now unveiled the latest addition to its TH-series family with new monitoring headphones. The TH-06 Bass XL cans feature custom components and technology to provide an enhanced low frequency response. Designed for DJs and music producers, they are also a great choice for anyone who wants more bass blasted directly in to the ear drum, according to Tascam. Head below the jump for more details and availability. expand full story

Dyson’s Hot + Cool Fan heats, cools and purifies your home for $170 (Refurb, Orig. $500), more

The official Dyson Rakuten store is offering the Dyson Pure Hot + Cool HEPA Air Purifier, Space Heater and Fan (HP01) in refurbished condition for $169.99 shipped. Simply login to your free Rakuten account and apply code HOME20 at checkout to redeem the special price. Originally $500, it still fetches nearly as much at Amazon in new condition and today’s deal is the best price we can find. It is also about $8 below our previous refurbished mention. This model can heat, cool and purify your space via remote control. It features a 360-degree glass HEPA filter to capture “ultrafine particles from the air including pollen bacteria and pet dander”. Rated 4+ stars. More details and Dyson fan deals below.

Microsoft’s white Xbox Wireless Controller is down to just $37 shipped today (Reg. up to $60)

Trusted games dealer AntOnline via eBay Daily Deals is offering the Xbox Wireless Controller in white for $36.99 shipped. That’s well under the regular $60 price tag from Microsoft and is the current best price we can find. Today’s deal is matching the previous Amazon low where they currently sell for around $50. Whether you’re looking for an extra controller for the lake house or just to expand your couch co-op capabilities, today’s deal is a great chance to score a wireless Microsoft Xbox game pad. The rest of today’s best game deals are right here and head below for more details.

Bloons TD 6 for iOS/Android gets a very rare price drop today, now available for FREE (Reg. $5)

Bloons TD 6 is now free on iOS. You certainly don’t want to miss this deal. Regularly $5, it carries a combined 4+ star rating from over 100,000 gamers and hasn’t been free since June of 2018. While we have seen some price drops, this is essentially the very first time the game has gone free outside of a launch promo. Android users can also grab this one for free via Google Play today as well. One of the top ranked tower defense titles on the App Store, if features 20 original maps, 19 powerful monkey towers, 3 upgrade paths and much more. There are IAPs here, but nothing that will ruin the experience and you can disable in-app purchases on your device if the mere existence of them bothers you. More details below.

expiredTackle tough stains w/ the Hoover Pet Spotless Deluxe Cleaner at $75 (Reg. up to $120)

Today only, as part of its Deals of the Day, Best Buy is offering the Hoover Spotless Deluxe Pet Deep Cleaner (FH11400PC) for $74.99 shipped. Regularly up to $120 at Best Buy and direct from Hoover, this model has sold for closer to $90 over the last couple months at Amazon (when it’s in stock anyway) and is now at the lowest price we can find. Ideal for messy spills or cleaning up after your pets, it can handle tough stains on carpet, upholstery and even on the stairs. This model also has a self-cleaning hose that flushes itself clean after each use and ships with a crevice, stair and 2-in-1 tool.  Rated 4+ stars from nearly 75% of the Amazon reviewers. More details below.

Readdle’s popular Printer Pro for iOS goes FREE for the first time in years (Reg. $7)

The popular Printer Pro by Readdle is now available for free on the App Store. Regularly up to $7, this is the first time we have seen this one go free since way back in 2015. Needless to say, it doesn’t go on sale very often, so grab it while the price is right. It allows you to print “attachments, documents, web pages and more” wirelessly from your iPhone and iPad via any connected Wi-Fi/USB printer. The app was also just recently updated with new enhancements and basic “quality of life improvements”. It has no IAPs either. Rated 4+ stars from over 18,000 users. More details below.

In today’s best iOS and Mac app/game deals, we have some great offers including Bloons TD 6, Thinkrolls: Kings & Queens, Priime, Printer Pro by Readdle, Mextures, 60 Seconds! Atomic Adventure and more. You’ll find a complete list curated by hand down below: expand full story

In today’s best game deals, Newegg is now offering Sekiro Shadows Die Twice for $39.99 shipped on both Xbox One and PS4. Regularly up to $60, this one has sat at between $45 and $50 on Amazon for about a month now and has never dropped this low before today. If you have yet to jump in to the latest FromSoftware title, now’s your chance. Set in the late 1500s Sengoku era Japan, Sekiro features a more action focused approach to the usual FromSoftware combat while maintaining the rewarding difficulty. Head below for the rest of today’s deals including Final Fantasy X|X-2 HD Remaster, SEGA Genesis Classics, Devil May Cry 5, Call of Duty: Black Ops 4, New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe and many more.

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expiredAmazon’s Gold Box is filled w/ Arteza art supplies from $10: dry erase markers and much more

Today only, as part of its Gold Box Deals of the Day, Arteza (100% positive feedback in the last 12 months) via Amazon is offering up to 35% off Arteza markers and art kits. As usual, everything in the sale ships free for Prime members or in orders over $25, with most options carrying solid 4+ star ratings. One standout is the 52-pack of Arteza Chisel Tip Dry Erase Markers for $19.49. The price will drop to $18.52 if you opt for Subscribe & Save. But either way, this is roughly 35% off the regular $30 price tag and the best price we have tracked on Amazon. This set goes for $27 direct from Arteza right now. It includes 5 markers for each of the 12 colors included. They are 100% nontoxic and feature low-odor ink that is ideal for whiteboards. Rated 4+ stars. More details below.

expiredDecorate the yard w/ garden statues at up to 30% off in today’s Gold Box, deals from $14.50

Today only, as part of its Gold Box Deals of the Day, Amazon is offering up to 30% off select garden statues. Starting from $14.50 or so, all of the items in the sale ship free for Prime members or in orders over $25. You’re also looking at solid ratings across the board. This is the perfect opportunity to decorate the yard for summer at a big time discount. There are nearly 45 different Design Toscano options to choose from with several of them now at Amazon all-time lows. Head below for all of our top picks.

expiredThis Hamilton Beach Coffee Maker does single-serve or a full pot for $37 (Amazon low, Reg. $60)

Today only, as part of its Gold Box Deals of the Day, Amazon has the Hamilton Beach 2-Way Brewer Coffee Maker (49980A) for $36.99 shipped. Regularly $60 or more at Walmart, this is a new Amazon all-time low and the best price we can find. You can have your coffee both ways with this machine as it offers up single-serve brewing or a full pot with the 12-cup carafe. Features include auto brew strength selection, a keep-hot warming plate, auto shut-off and it has more than enough space to brew directly in to your travel mug. Rated 4+ stars from nearly 10,000 Amazon customers. More details below.

expiredAmazon 1-day Casper mattress and sheets sale at up to $299 off, deals starting from $63

Today only, as part of its Gold Box Deals of the Day, Amazon is offering up to 25% off the popular Casper mattresses and bed sheet sets. Everything in the sale ships free and carries a 4+ star rating. While there are loads of notable deals in today’s sale, one standout is the 10-inch Queen-sized Casper Sleep Foam Mattress at $737.56 shipped. That’s $257 off the going rate at Amazon and a new all-time low. For comparison, similar models sell for over $900 direct from Casper. This one has 4-layer memory foam construction, pen-cell hypoallergenic latex “to keep you cool all night” and a supportive foam in core/hip area. It also includes a 100 night trial with free returns and installs in seconds right out of the box. Rated 4+ stars from 880 Amazon customers. More details below.

expiredApple’s Mid-2018 MacBook Pro w/ Touch Bar starts from $1,330 at Amazon (Refurb, Up to $469 off)

Today only, as part of its Gold Box Deals of the Day, Woot via Amazon is offering Apple’s Mid-2018 13.3-inch MacBook Pro with Touch Bar 2.3GHz/8GB/256GB in certified refurbished condition for $1,329.99 shipped. This model is available in Silver or Space Gray. Regularly priced at $1,799, B&H is currently selling this model for $1,679 in new condition, for comparison. Today’s deal is $270 off the usual Woot refurbished listing and is now at the best price we can find. Features include a LED-backlit 2560 x 1600 resolution display, Quad-Core Intel Core i5-8259U 2.3GHz processor, built-in FaceTime HD camera and Apple’s Touch Bar. Head below for more details as we are seeing additional configurations on sale as well.

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Get your caffeine fix w/ the Starbucks Doubleshot Coffee Drinks: 12-pack for $19 (Reg. $27)

Amazon is offering a 12-pack of Starbucks Doubleshot Energy Coffee Drinks for $18.90. Be sure to opt for Subscribe & Save and clip the on-page 25% coupon. Shipping is free for Prime members or in orders over $25. Regularly $27 for the 12-pack, today’s deal is 30% off and the best price we can find. Each 15-ounce can contains B vitamins as well as guarana and ginseng. But let’s face it, these are really just a solid little blast of caffeine for a mid-day pick me up that taste great doing it. Rated 4+ stars from over 430 Amazon customers. More details below.

Run Windows on your Mac with Parallels, now 10% off perpetual license and more

Parallels is now offering 10% off the perpetual license, standard 1 year, Pro and Business Editions of its Desktop software. While we have seen deeper deals in the past, it’s usually only special holiday offers and around Black Friday that it gets any lower. From now through May 31st, you can use code PRLS10 to redeem the special prices. But be sure to head below for more pricing details.

Constantin has locked down the film rights to create the first Just Cause movie. The action-heavy open-world video game series adaptation is said to be going in to production next year with Derek Kolstad attached to pen the script. While confidence in video game films has never really been all that high, the frenetic action and sheer destruction from Just Cause is sure to translate to the big screen, if it’s done right that is. All the details are down below. expand full story

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