Seth Weintraub

@llsethj

Publisher and Editorial Director of the 9to5/Electrek sites.

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Seth Weintraub is an award-winning journalist and blogger who won back to back Neal Awards during his three plus years  covering Apple and Google at IDG’s Computerworld from 20072010.  Weintraub next covered all things Google for Fortune Magazine from 2010-2011 amassing a thick rolodex of Google contacts and love for Silicon Valley culture.

It turns out that his hobby 9to5Mac.com blog was always his favorite and in 2011 he went full time adding his Fortune Google followers to 9to5Google.com and adding the commerce component 9to5Toys.com gear and deals site. In 2013, Weintraub bought one of the Tesla’s first Model S EVs off the assembly line and so began his love affair with the Electric Vehicle and green energy which is now electrek.co.

From 1997-2007, Weintraub was a Global IT director and Web Developer for a number of companies with stints at multimedia and branding agencies in Paris, Los Angeles, New York, Sydney, Hong Kong, Madrid and London before becoming a publisher/blogger.

Seth received a bachelor’s degree in Industrial and Systems Engineering from the University of Southern California with a minor in Multimedia and Creative Technology in 1997. In 2004, he received a Master’s from NYU’s Tisch School of the Art’s ITP program.

Hobbies: Weintraub is a licensed single engine private pilot, certified open water diver and spent over a year traveling to 60 cities in 23 countries. Whatever free time exists is now guaranteed to his lovely wife and two amazing sons.

More at About.me.

Tips: seth@9to5mac.com, or llsethj on Wickr/AIM/Skype

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Harman Audio has the JBL Charge 2 Bluetooth Speaker w/ USB Charger (Refurb) for only $49.99 shipped in Red or Blue. That’s $100 off the original list price/ Amazon’s current listing for a new one and the lowest we can find. Features include dual drivers and twin passive radiators for “deep, accurate bass.” It also has an integrated 6000mAh Lithium-ion battery that can last for 12 hours and give an iPhone/smartphone 2 or more full charges through its USB-A port. Rated 4.5/5 stars from over 1,600 Amazon shoppers. A 1-year warranty applies. 

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Today’s Amazon Gold Box is a cornucopia of solid home good items at lowest all time prices. These are admittedly basic level items but all are 4-star plus rated and are great for starting out your home/kitchen sets, replacing aging items or starting new in a cottage/vacation house. Standouts:

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I usually get my markers a few at a time at a few bucks each whenever we have school shopping or run dry. Smart shoppers will hit up today’s Amazon Gold Box where Sharpie, Papermate and Prismacolor markers are an additional 25% off starting at $8. Standouts:

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