1.5TB Stories February 24, 2015

expiredDaily Deals: Changhong 55″ 4K HDTV $600, iPad Air 2 $400, Toshiba 8GB wireless SD card $10, more

Every morning we search for the best Daily Deals using our Daily Deal finder tool and have them here for you at 9am ET/6am PT.

Changhong 55-inch Class 4K Ultra HD LED TV: $599.99 (orig. $1,400) | eBay Daily Deals
Apple iPad Air 2 16GB Wi-Fi (silver): $399.99 (Reg. $499) | eBay Daily Deals
Toshiba FlashAir 8GB Wireless Flash Memory SD Card: $9.99 w/ code 0224UMECS60 (Reg. $20) | Newegg
Amazon Kindle Fire tablets 15% off: HD6 $84, HD7 $118, HDX8.9 $322, HD Kids Edition $126 | Amazon
Two-pack 3-ft Motorola Universal Micro-USB cables: $3.36 | eBay
Apple iPad Air 32GB Wi-Fi + 4G (Refurb): $359.95 (Orig. $729) | A4C
WD My Passport Ultra 1.5TB Portable USB 3.0 Hard Drive: $69.99 (Orig. $120) | Best Buy
Logitech Harmony Smart Control with Smartphone App and Simple Remote: $100 (Reg. $130) | Amazon
PNY Turbo USB 3.0 Flash Drives – 128GB $35 (Orig. $160), many more | Best Buy  

All these items are on sale until midnight only. So we will continue to curate the best deals we can find from our Daily Deal finder and have them on the site at 9am ET/6am PT.

1.5TB Stories January 20, 2015

expiredThree-pack Seagate 1.5TB USB 3.0 Portable External Hard Drives in black $180 shipped (orig. $240), more

As part of its Shell Shocker Deals of the Day, Newegg has a 3-pack of Seagate 1.5TB USB 3.0 2.5″ Portable External Hard Drives in black (STBX1500401) for $179.99 shipped. At $60 each, this is about the price of a 1TB drive and the lowest we can find for a portable 1.5TB Seagate drive. This particular drive currently goes for $70 on Newegg on its own and similar models start at $89 on Amazon.


  • Drag and drop file saving right out of the box
  • USB powered
  • Fast data transfer with USB 3.0 connectivity
  • Over 1,500 hours of digital video
  • 1-year limited warranty

Similar portable models have received 4+ star ratings from thousands of reviewers on Amazon.

Newegg is also offering the Seagate Backup Plus 5TB USB 3.0 Desktop External Hard Drive (STDT5000100) for $169.99, but using code EMCAKNA47 will bring the total down to $139.99 shipped. This is within $10 of the lowest we’ve seen on this 5TB drive and the current lowest price available. It is $170 on Amazon where it has received a 4.2/5 star rating from over 760 customers.


  • Massive capacity to help protect your files
  • Easily back up your computer and content from mobile devices with free Mobile Backup App
  • Automatic Backup software
  • Transfers files quickly with USB 3.0 connectivity
  • Use between PC and Mac computers without reformatting


1.5TB Stories January 13, 2015

expiredWD My Passport Ultra 1.5TB USB 3.0 Portable Hard Drive: $63 shipped (Reg. $90)

Update (12/13 10:15am): Newegg has the WD Elements 4TB USB 3.0 External Desktop Hard Drive for $129.99. Coupon code EMCAKKP22 brings the final price down to $114.99 shipped.

Adorama via eBay Daily Deals offers the WD My Passport Ultra 1.5TB USB 3.0 Portable Hard Drive for $62.99 with free shipping. That’s $27 below its regular price and even less than Amazon charges for the 1TB version. Rated 4.5 out of 5 stars. Features include:

Local and Cloud Backup: WD SmartWare Pro automatic backup software lets you choose when and where you back up your files. Choose scheduled backup to back up your files on the schedule that fits your needs

Local and Cloud Backup: Choose automatic, continuous backup to back up files as they are added or changed and saved. Use your Dropbox account to back up files to the cloud (Dropbox account is required for cloud backup)

Enhanced Transfer Rates: When connected to a USB 3.0 port, My Passport Ultra lets you access and save files with enhanced data transfer speeds. Transfer data up to three times faster when compared to USB 2.0 transfer rates

USB 3.0 and USB 2.0 Compatibility: This single drive is compatible with the latest USB 3.0 devices as well as many USB 2.0 devices

Windows 8 Compatibility: The WD Windows 8 app makes it easy to discover the digital media stored on your My Passport Ultra drive with your Windows 8 computer. Your content is automatically displayed and organized so you can easily locate and enjoy your photos, videos and music

Secure Your Files: WD Security allows you to set password protection and hardware encryption for your drive to help protect your files from unauthorized use or access

WD Drive Utilities Software: Register your drive, set drive timer, run diagnostics and more using WD Drive Utilities Durable Enclosure Protects the Drive Inside: This WD drive is designed for durability, shock tolerance and long-term reliability

USB-Powered: No separate power supply is needed as this drive is powered directly from the USB port on your PC

1.5TB Stories March 27, 2014

toshiba-canvio-1.5tb-portable The official Best Buy eBay store offers Toshiba Canvio 1.5TB USB 3.0 Portable Hard Drive for $64.99 with free shipping. That’s $35 below list and the best price we have ever seen by $5. It features fast USB 3.0 connectivity (backwards compatible with USB 2.0), an internal shock sensor to protect the drive from bumps and drops, and operates off a single USB cable. Rated 4.2/5 stars from 1,148 Amazon reviewers. Also available from BestBuy.com. expand full story

1.5TB Stories December 3, 2013

Toshiba-Canvio-1.50-TB-External-Hard-DriveBest Buy is offering the Toshiba Canvio 1.5TB External Hard Drive for only $69.99 shipped (Reg. $100) That’s a $30 savings off the list price and the lowest we’ve seen it go. Amazon carries it for $93 and their customer rated it well with 4/5 stars and positive reviews. The Toshiba features a maximum external data transfer rate of 640 MBps (5 Gbps) and only weighs 6.3 oz. A 3 year limited warranty applies. expand full story

1.5TB Stories October 28, 2013

toshiba-1.5tb-hard-drive-deal-9to5toysUpdate: Newegg has it for $69.99 with free shipping when you enter promo code EMCWXVR62, ends 10/31.

Today only, Best Buy has the Toshiba Canvio 1.5TB  USB 3.0 portable hard drive for $74.99 with free shipping. That’s 25% below retail and a match for the best price ever. The Toshiba Canvio features fast USB 3.0 connectivity (backwards compatible with USB 2.0), an internal shock sensor to protect the drive from bumps and drops, and does not require an external power source. I have personally been using one of these drives for the past several years and have not had one issue, simple plug-n-play operation. Nearly 1,000 Amazon reviewers give it 4 out of 5 stars.

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