The company has the smartphone-controlled Sphero BB-8 Star Wars Droid to give away to 9to5Toys readers this week.
Feature May 26
Best Buy has launched its four-day Memorial Day sale, discounting all of your favorite tech including a number of Apple products. Free shipping is available on orders of $35+ or you can just opt for in-store pickup and enjoy your new gear over the long weekend.
Leading off is Apple Watch Series 2 discounted by $70 across a number of different models. This is a match of our previous mention and the best currently available. You’ll even find discounts on the popular Nike+ models, too! Don’t forget to swing by our exclusive discount at Clockwork Synergy for a new band at a 30% discount.
Best Buy is also discounting iPad mini 4 by $100 as well as Apple’s 9.7-inch iPad Pro by up to $125. It’s been some time since we’ve seen a discount on the smallest tablet that Apple offers, so jump on this now if you’re interested.
Other notable deals at the Best Buy Memorial Day sale include:
- Apple 21-inch 4K Retina iMac: $1,300 (Reg. $1,499)
- Blue Microphone Snowball iCE: $40 (Reg. $50)
- Nanoleaf Aurora HomeKit-enabled Smarter Kit: $160 (Reg. $200)
- Logitech Harmony Smart Control: $70 (Reg. $100)
- …and even more!
Feature May 25
There isn’t anything like the feel of an old school game of pinball. Now, a Kickstarter funded project is bringing pinball back to your home with a brand new twist. Makerball is a DIY kit that allows you to make your own pinball machine from scratch and even modify or upgrade it as you see fit. Which makes it possible to have an ever-changing game.
We sort of expected Apple to launch a large app promo this week when the App Store updated, and it certainly didn’t disappoint. We are seeing an amazing list of of titles in the new Great Games for $1 sale, along with the new App Store Free App of the Week: “klocki”. You’ll find all the titles in the sale listed down below, but we also have some great iOS deals running on the Infinity Blade series, Crazy Taxi and much more. expand full story
Feature May 24
Since the company’s launch, Sphero has grown to be a household name for many with its line of RC toys. From the standard model to interactive BB-8, Sphero has managed to capture a real sense of wonder and delight in its creations. With Cars 3 right around the corner, it only makes sense for the Disney-backed company to add yet another lovable character to its lineup. Today, Sphero has launched the Ultimate Lightning McQueen, which lets you drive, play games, and train for the next big race with the iOS-enabled racing star.
Today in New York City, DJI unveiled the new Spark drone with a focus on portability and gesture-controls. This comes after a busy year for the industry leader in the drone category following the release of its Phantom 4 Advanced.
DJI claims users will be able to go from in-hand to in-the-air taking photos in just seconds. Geared towards entry-level pilots looking to capture drone-quality images and video, Spark has a number of consumer-friendly features. Today’s news also includes new smartphone apps with quick and simple editing features in line with what we saw from GoPro in the fall. Full details below.
When it comes to Apple Watch, I’m honestly more intrigued by the wide range of accessories than I am with the device itself. And while there are plenty of options out there, one of our favorite designers is Clockwork Synergy. Today I’ll be taking a quick look at a few of its Dapper Bands as well as offering a few top picks from our exclusive 30% off promo code that covers a number of options, including its popular Pride band. Full details down below.
Feature May 23
Ensuring that all of our devices are charged is a never ending struggle. From your phone, computer, external battery packs, the list goes on. Depending on your home, you probably don’t have as many outlets as you’d like, which is where iClever’s new 12-port Surge Protector enters to lend a helping hand.