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Mark Hearn

November 26, 2014

Moto X 2013 Developer Edition for $220 shipped (orig. $500)

The original Moto X is a great smartphone that’s already destined to receive Google’s latest mobile operating system. So, what makes a great phone better? How about an awesome price tag? Right now eBay seller mobilepros1 is selling brand new a 32GB first-generation Developer Edition Moto X (Verizon GSM unlocked) for $219.99 with free shipping.

If you’re not familiar with the Moto X’s hardware, this handset features a 4.7-inch 1,280 x 720 display, a 1.7GHz dual-core processor, 2GB of RAM and a 10-megapixel rear-facing camera. Although it’s not Motorola’s newest smartphone, the Moto X is a great device and is worth a look if you’re on a strict budget.

November 18, 2014

Google-Wallet-Card

Google wants you and your friends to use Wallet. Like, really badly. So much in fact, the company is running a cash-driven promo to motivate the service’s users. If you use Mountain View’s money service to send cash (even a penny) to a friend who doesn’t have a Google Wallet balance yet, the company will hit you and your amigo with a $5 kickback.

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October 17, 2014

expiredVerizon’s 2014 Moto X w/ a 2-yr agreement marked down to $50 (Reg. $100)

From now through October 20th, Motorola Mobility is knocking $50 off the 2014 Moto X’s asking price on Verizon. This brings the device’s purchase price down to $50 with a two year service commitment. This deal also supports customization via Motorola’s Moto Maker, which lets you tailor the handset to fit your style.

August 12, 2014

google-music

Are you looking for a new playlist to get you through your morning commute? If so, Google Play Music has nine freebie tracks up for grabs that might make that ride into work, school or wherever a little bit smoother. Songs like Drake’s Hold On, We’re Going Home, Kendrick Lamar’s Bitch Don’t  Kill My Vibe, and Katy Perry’s Teenage Dream are all on the house!

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August 1, 2014

expiredPebble Steel smartwatch for Android/iOS $210 shipped (Reg. $230)

If you’re in the market for a smartwatch and looking for something that plays nice with your business casual wardrobe, then the Pebble Steel might be what the doctor ordered. Best Buy is currently selling the resilient smartwach for $209.99 shipped, which is $20 off its regular asking price.

Available with a black leather or steel metal band, Pebble’s high-end timepiece is compatible with Android and iOS smartphones.  More than just a slick design, this 5 ATM water resistant smartwatch can be worn while swimming, white water rafting and other aquatic activities. In addition to being able to withstand wet conditions, the Pebble Steel’s design features a combination of marine grade stainless steel and Corning Gorilla Glass, so it’ll support most active lifestyles.

Currently rated at four and a half out of five stars at Amazon, this is the first price drop we’ve ever seen for this snazzy smartwatch.

July 24, 2014

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Update (7/31 2:45pm): Amazon matches.

Summer is fading fast and as a way of saying farewell, Motorola Mobility is having a back to school sale on its off-contract Moto X. The entry-level 16GB version of the company’s customizable handset is down to just $300 ($100 savings) and the 32GB model has been reduced to $325 ($125 savings). However, if your app arsenal is heavy and you’re looking for a lot of storage space, you can pick up the 64GB Moto X for $375 ($125 savings).

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July 22, 2014

Update: Shopdivvy via eBay has the refurbished 16GB second generation Google Nexus 7 Tablet for $129.99 shipped, matching the lowest we’ve seen. You can also grab the official Google Nexus 7 tablet case on sale for $9.99 at Best Buy right now (matching lowest).

Today, via eBay’s Daily Deals, DrivenGPS is offering a manufacturer refurbished second-generation 32GB LTE unlocked Nexus 7 tablet for $219.99 shipped. That’s about $130 off the device’s regular asking price (brand new) and the lowest price we can find. Compatible with GSM networks like AT&T and T-Mobile, this LTE-capable version of Google’s popular tablet is ideal for on the go data consumption.

If you’re not familiar with the Nexus 7, here’s what you can expect: a 7-inch 1080p HD IPS display, a 1.5GHz quad-core Snapdragon S4 processor, 2GB of RAM, a 5-megapixel rear-facing camera, a 1.2 front-facing shooter, a 3,950mAh battery and the latest version of Google’s Android operating system. For more details, check out our full review of the Nexus 7.

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July 14, 2014

Nexus 5 (unlocked) 16GB: $335 (Reg. $350)/32GB: $375 (Reg. $400)

If you want the latest and greatest that Android has to offer, the Nexus 5 is the device to own and today eBay’s Daily Deals is offering both the 16GB and 32GB unlocked versions of Google’s purebred handset at some consumer-friendly prices.

Normally priced at $400, electroniccityinc is selling a brand new unlocked 32GB (black, red and white) Nexus 5 for $375 shipped (plus taxes in NY and NJ). As for the phone’s 16GB model, seller AltaTac is offering a brand new factory unlocked Nexus 5 for $335 shipped (plus taxes in CA), which is a savings of $15.

If you’re unfamiliar with the Nexus 5, it features a 4.95-inch 1,920 x 1,080 display, a 2.26GHz Snapdragon 800 processor, 2GB of RAM and Android 4.4 KitKat. Be sure to check out our complete review for more details on Google’s flagship smartphone.

July 11, 2014

The LG G3 is now available and Best Buy is reducing its price to $100 on AT&T, Sprint and Verizon with a new two year service agreement. That’s $100 off the phone’s regular price.

The LG G3 is one of the hottest smartphones on the market. Some of its standout features include a 5.5-inch 2,560 x 1,440 Quad HD display, a 2.5GHz quad-core Snapdragon 801 processor, a 13-megapixel rear-facing camera with OIS+ and Laser Auto Focus. We like this phone! For more details about the LG G3, check out our complete review.

In addition to this deal, you can also score a $50 Best Buy gift with the purchase and activation of a any new handset (LG G3 included) through July 12th. To take advantage of this offer, you’ll need to register your phone number at this form.

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July 9, 2014

expiredAmazon Kindle Fire HDX 7-inch 16GB WiFi Tablet $150 shipped (Reg. $230)

Newegg’s eBay store is currently offering a brand new 16GB WiFi Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 7-inch tablet for $150 shipped. That’s $80 below its normal price and $50 less than Amazon’s current deal.

Amazon’s 7-inch tablet features a 1,920 x 1,200 display, a 2.2GHz quad-core processor, 2GB of RAM, 16GB of storage space and an and Adreno 330 GPU. In addition to modern hardware, the Kindle Fire HDX ships with the Mayday button, which connects users with a live Amazon tech advisor via video chat for 24/7 product support.

The 7-inch Kindle Fire HDX currently has a 4.3 out of 5 stars rating based on user reviews at Amazon.

July 8, 2014

expiredNexus 7 (2nd generation) 32GB WiFi (Refurb.) $160 shipped (Reg. $270 new)

DigJungle via eBay Daily Deals is offering a manufacturer refurbished (like new) 32GB Nexus 7 (second-generation) for $160 shipped. That’s $100 below retail for a new model and a match for the best price we’ve ever seen for refurbished.

In terms of hardware, the Nexus 7 features a 7-inch 1,920 x 1,200 display, 2GB of RAM and a 1.5GHz quad-core Snapdragon S4 Pro processor. Hands down, the Nexus 7 is one of our favorite Android-powered tablets. Feel free to check out our full review. The seller for this item has positive feedback rating of 98.8 percent and a 14 day return policy with a money back guarantee.

May 28, 2014

If you’re looking to upgrade your home’s audio setup, California-based speaker system maker Sonos has an attractive deal worth checking out. The company is currently running a promo that bundles six months of Google Play Music All Access (about a $60 value) with the purchase of any Sonos product, excluding the outfit’s Bridge system.

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April 29, 2014

If you’ve been flirting with the idea of buying a gigantic phone or a small tablet with a vanilla Android experience but your cash flow is low, look no further than the Sony Z Ultra Google Play edition. Typically priced at $650, Mountain View has knocked $200 off the phone-tablet hybrid’s asking price. In addition to a shrunken premium, Google Play is offering free ground shipping with a standard warehouse departure time of 1-2 business days.

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April 24, 2014

After a successful rum across PC, consoles and iOS, 2K Games’ popular turn-based tactical RPG XCOM: Enemy Unknown is now available on Android. Priced at $10, the strategic base building game puts players in the role of the commander who leads squads of soldiers through intense combat missions against a terrifying alien invasion.

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April 15, 2014

If you’ve been wanting to try a Chromebook, but have held off due to their need for an internet connection, Best Buy might have a remedy for your dilemma. The blue and yellow big box is currently knocking $100 off HP’s 11.6″ LTE Chromebook, bringing its asking price to $199. The device is backed by Verizon’s LTE network, you’ll pretty much have internet access anywhere in the US.

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