Latest Powerbeats wireless earbuds drop to $119 ($30 off)

Amazon offers the latest Powerbeats Wireless Earbuds in multiple colors for $119 shipped. That’s a $20 savings and a match of the Amazon all-time low price. The refreshed Powerbeats wireless earbuds offer Apple’s new H1 chip with up to 15-hours of listening time on a single charge. You can also leverage Siri and more, all in one sleek package. We loved them in our hands-on review and Amazon customers largely agree.

Best of Black Friday 2019 – Headphones: Bose QuietComfort, Beats, Sony, more

We are just days away from the big-time early Black Friday sales at this point. With just about every major flier in hand now, we have quite a good idea of where the best deals will fall in 2019. This year’s best Black Friday headphone deals will be scattered across Walmart, Best Buy, Staples, Amazon, and even Kohl’s, while we are expecting some of the smaller outlets to get competitive as well. Head below for a look at the best upcoming deals from Beats, Bose, JBL, Jabra, and more.

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Beats by Dre launches new Studio3 Wireless NBA Collection, now available at Apple

Apple’s Beats brand this week launched a new Studio3 Wireless NBA Collection. As part of this collection, Apple is now selling NBA-themed Beats for six teams. They’re available today on Apple’s website for $350, which is slightly more expensive than a normal pair of Studio3 headphones.

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Powerbeats3 Neighborhood Collection returns to Black Friday price: $90 (Reg. $130)

$90

Amazon offers the Beats Powerbeats3 Wireless Headphones Neighborhood Collection in various colors for $89.99 shipped. This is good for $110 off the original price and a match of our Black Friday mention. For comparison, Best Buy and Target are each charging over $130 now. Powerbeats3 offer up to 12-hours of battery life and Apple’s W1 chip for fast pairing. The Neighborhood Collection delivers unique matte colors like Asphalt Grey, Brick Red and more, all of which are on sale today. Rated 4.5/5 stars.

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Get BeatsX or Powerbeats3 headphones from $65 (Geek Squad Refurb, Orig. up to $200)

From $65

Best Buy is offering several BeatsX and Powerbeats3 headphones in Geek Squad Certified Refurbished condition on sale from $65. You can pick up BeatsX in black or white for $64.99 shipped. Also available in blue and gray for $69.99 shipped. Originally $150, these headphones still fetch as much at Amazon right now with this being one of the lowest prices we’ve ever seen offered. Rated 3.8/5 stars from over 1,400 at Amazon.

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Beats Studio3 Wireless Headphones fall to $249 shipped (Reg. $349)

$249

Amazon offers the Beats Studio 3 Wireless Headphones for $249 shipped in matte black, blue, red, and white. Also at Best Buy in matte black, blue, red, and white. Normally $349, this is one of the lowest that we’ve tracked and the best available. If you’ve been holding off on Beats’ high-end headphones for a good sale, this is about as good as you’ll get. Rated 4.1/5 stars.

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Apple launches special edition Beats with designer Balmain & Kylie Jenner

Apple has launched its latest special edition Beats headphones today together with designer brand Balmain with new versions of its Powerbeats 3 Wireless Earphones and Beats Studio Wireless Over-Ear Headphones. The companies have also enlisted a celebrity endorsement from Kylie Jenner who appears in ads for the headphones on Apple’s product pages and elsewhere.

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Best Buy 4-Day Sale: UE Roll Wireless Bluetooth Speaker $50, Logitech Bluetooth Mouse $24, kitchenware, more

Best Buy has kicked of another 4-day sale with deep deals on Apple gear, Beats, HDTVs, small kitchen appliances, tablets, cases, smartwatches and more. While there are a number of notable deals in the sale, one standout is the UE Roll Wireless Bluetooth Speaker for $49.99 shipped. Also available on Best Buy’s official eBay Store. That’s 50% below the original listing, between $50 and $45 better than Amazon, matching the Amazon all-time low and the best we can find. It features 360-degree audio, Bluetooth connection with your smartphone up to 65 feet away, 1PX7-waterproofing, rechargeable battery, aux input and more. Rated 4+ stars from over 450 Amazon customers.

More Top Picks from the Sale:

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Beats by Dr. Dre Beats Studio Over-the-Ear Wired Headphones $150 shipped (Orig. $300)

Best Buy offers the Beats by Dr. Dre Beats (wired) Studio Over-the-Ear Headphones for $149.99 shipped. That’s half off the original list price and $50 less than Amazon’s current listing.

These wired headphones feature a 10Hz to 20kHz frequency response, adaptive noise canceling, in-line controls, leatherette ear cushions, 3.5mm input, and 20-hour rechargeable battery with battery life gauge. Rated 4.2/5 stars by over 2,000 Amazon shoppers.

Sports/Fitness: Bluetooth 4.0 sport in-ear headphones $13 (Reg. $30), Natural Fitness Yoga Mat $20 (Reg. up to $30), more

DreoDirect via Amazon offers its Bluetooth 4.0 Sweatproof Noise-Isolating Earbuds in black or green for $29.99. Applying coupon code 2JXNJM7O drops the final price to $12.99 Prime shipped. That’s a savings of $17 off the regular going rate and the best price currently available. Features include Bluetooth 4.0 capabilities, a sweatproof design, noise isolation and up to eight hours of playback. Rated 4.3/5 stars by 161 Amazon reviewers. 

Woot is offering the Natural Fitness Powerhouse Yoga Mat for $14.99 plus $5 flat rate shipping on your entire order. That’s as much $10 under some listings, about 20% below the original listing, $5 under Amazon, and the best price we can find. This PVC-free mat features easy-to-clean cell foam and provides “the ideal amount of support” for yoga/pilates/more and measures 24 x 72 x 3/8-inches. Just about all of the Natural Fitness Powerhouse mats have 4+ star ratings on Amazon. Head below for more Natural Fitness deals.

Today’s Top Sports/Fitness Deals:

Head below for more:

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Beats Studio 2.0 Over-Ear headphones (multiple colors) $150 shipped (Orig. $300)

Best Buy is offering My Best Buy Members Beats by Dr. Dre Studio Wired Over-Ear Headphones in multiple colors for $149.99 shipped right now. That’s $150 below the regular asking price, between $50 and $100+ below Amazon depending on the color and the best current price we can find by $50. If you haven’t signed up to be a My Best Buy member yet, you can do that for free right here (you’ll need to do so in order to see the discounted price above).

They feature leatherette ear cushions, adaptive noise canceling (with auto on-off), a folding design and include a carrying case along with a 3.5mm audio cable, USB 2.0 charging cable, and a USB power adapter. Rated 3.9/5 stars from over 1,600 Amazon customers.

We still have the Beats by Dr. Dre Solo2 Wireless Headphones Active Collection for $230 shipped (Reg. $300) as well.

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Headphones: Sennheiser HD 558 over-ears $80 (Orig. $180), more

Today only, as part of its Gold Box Deals of the Day, Amazon is offering up to 65% off MEE Sport-Fi headphones with prices starting below $11 Prime shipped. The Sport-Fi M6P in-ears with mic/remote that originally went for $40 are at the lowest price Amazon has ever offered them and the best we can find. The M6 without the mic/remote are within $0.50 of the lowest Amazon has offered them and the lowest price we can find. They have a 3.8/5 star rating from over 8,400 Amazon customers.

Perfect as an inexpensive set of workout headphones, both models are available in black, clear, orange, pink, purple, white and blue. They feature a secure over-the-ear fit, memory wire, noise-isolation, IPX5 sweat- and water-resistant and come with 6 ear-tip sets, a carrying case, 1-year manufacturer’s warranty and more:

Next up, Newegg Flash has the Sennheiser HD 558 Over-Ear Headphones in black for $79.95 shipped. That’s $100 below the original listing, $20 better than Amazon and the best price we can find. These Audiophile-grade” over-ear, open-back headphones feature a twist and lock single-sided cable, gold-plated 1/4″ plug with 1/8″ adapter, neodymium ferrous magnet system and a 4.6/5 star rating from over 760 Amazon customers. More details below.

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Beats Solo2 On-Ear Headphones $100 shipped (Reg. $200), more

Target has the Beats Solo2 On-Ear Wired Headphones for $99.99 with free shipping, which is 50% below retail and a match of Black Friday pricing. As of right now, the Gray, Pink, Violet, and Blue models are available for shipping. Other colors including Black, White, and Red, are available for in-store pickup from some Target locations. Rated 4.1 out of 5 stars from 1,780 Amazon reviewers. Amazon has the Solo2 Bluetooth Wireless on sale for $248.24 shipped. That’s a 17% savings off the retail price of $300. Also available via Amazon, the Beats Studio Wireless Over-Ear Headphones are down to $249.95 shipped (Reg. $380).

Today only, Woot offers the Beats Powerbeats2 Wired In-Ear Headphones for $79.99 + $5 flat-rate shipping. This deal is $65 off retail, $25 better than the next best price we can find, and a new all-time low. Rated 3.9 out of 5 stars from 84 Amazon reviewers. Looking for Bluetooth connectivity? The Powerbeats2 Wireless start at $144.95 shipped on Amazon.

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Shop Apple’s holiday gift guide, save up to $350: great 9to5 deals on every device + accessory

Every year, Apple puts together a beautiful-looking holiday gift guide on Apple.com, packed with the latest iOS devices, Macs, and accessories people would love to receive as gifts. The hitch is that Apple’s prices are almost always full retail, with no discounting, so it’s easy to spend anywhere from $5 to $300 more per item than if you just shopped around.

This year, 9to5Toys and 9to5Mac have done the bargain hunting for you. We’ve found savings on virtually every item on Apple’s holiday shopping list, which this year is organized into 6 sections: Gaming, Photography, Music, Fitness, Learning and Travel. Using the links below, you can save up to $350 on a new 12″ MacBook, between $20 and $80 on many third-party accessories, and up to $130 on a pair of Beats headphones

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Microsoft Store shows its cards for Black Friday: Powerbeats2 In-ears $100 (Reg. $200), more

The Microsoft Store has announced its Black Friday sale that is set to launch next week on Thanksgiving Day. There are deals on Beats headphones, Xbox games/accessories, plus fitness trackers, PCs and more. We already detailed Microsoft’s Xbox digital games sale that launched this morning for Gold members, but gamers will find more deals here as well.

Head below for a full round-up and analysis.

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Best Buy’s Black Friday ad brings deals on Apple Watch, Macs, HDTVs, games & more!

Update (11/13 11:00am): It’s been a crazy morning, but we’ve got more deals. Best Buy added a number of pages and 300 items to its Black Friday ad, then took it down (for now). We have the latest pages from the ad and have updated our list of top deals below.

Best Buy has pulled back the curtain on its Black Friday plans and deals for this year. The jam-packed 27-page ad includes a tremendous amount of Apple gadgets, video games, HDTVs, media, and more. Best Buy stores are set to open their doors at 5PM on Thanksgiving, but many deals will go live online earlier in the day.

Don’t feel like waiting until the end of the month to shop? Some offers are available right now while supplies last.

Continue on to check out the best deals from Best Buy’s Black Friday ad…

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Apple’s new Beats Active Collection brings sporty colors to familiar headphones

Today, Beats announced a series of new colors available for some of its latest gen headphone offerings. The Powerbeats2 wireless, Tour2 and Solo2 wireless have all been refreshed with new yellow, red and blue options. You can get a closer look at the new “Active Collection” colors below:

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Plantronics BackBeat Fit Bluetooth Sport Headphones $70 shipped (Orig. $130), more

Update (10/1 11:25am): Buysuperdeal (99.3% Positive feedback) via eBay Daily Deals is now offering the Blue set for $69.99 shipped as well. BluTek (98.6% Positive feedback) via eBay Daily Deals offers the Plantronics BackBeat Fit Bluetooth Headphones in green for $69.99 shipped. Note: this deal ships in a “bulk packaging”. That’s $60 under the original $130 listing, $11…

Beats Studio Wireless headphones: Titanium $230 (Reg. $380), Blue $264 (Reg. $380)

Amazon is offering the titanium-colored version of Apple’s Beats Studio Wireless headphones for only $229.99 shipped. That’s around 40% off of the original $380 price, and the best we’ve ever seen for this particular premium metallic colorway. Seven other colors are currently available for $255 and up, with gold at $255 and metallic sky at $275.

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Beats Headphones: Solo HD Drenched on-ears $100 (Reg. $139+), Studio wireless $250 (Reg. $300), more

As part of the Target Black Friday in July sale, you’ll find Beats by Dre Solo HD Drenched for $99.99 shipped on both its eBay store and the official site. Multiple colors are available including blue, green, pink, purple and teal. That’s 50% or $100 under the original listing, between $40 and $100 below Amazon (depending on…

Sennheiser Momentum headphones: on-ears $70 (Reg. $80+), over-ears (open-box) $120 (Reg. $170), more

Newegg has the Sennheiser Momentum On-Ear Headphones in Black for $99.99, but using code EMCAVAT28 in the cart will drop the total down to $69.95 shipped. That’s $160 under the original listing, $7 under Amazon, matching our previous mention and the lowest we can find.

The closed-back design provides noise isolation, 18 ohm impedance, soft foam ear pads, and a “metal in-line three button control and microphone supporting Apple devices like iPod, iPad and iPhone”. They ship with a 2 year “global warranty” and have received a 4.3/5 star rating from over 630 Amazon customers.

Next up, VMInnovations is offering open-box Sennheiser Momentum Closed Over-Ear Stereo Headphones for $119.99 shipped. That’s $180 under the original listing, $45 below Amazon’s new listing and the lowest price we have posted on this particular set. Keep in mind, this is an open-box listing, not brand new. They have very much the same specs as the above model, but with premium leather ear pads, carrying case, and a stainless steel, over-ear design.

They have a 4.3/5 star rating from nearly 750 Amazon customers and ship with a 1 year warranty (“3-month Manufacturer + 9-month VMInnovations”).

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Beats Powerbeats2 Wireless In-Ear Headphones in multiple colors: $140 shipped (Reg. $200)

What better way to celebrate the official launch of Beats1 than to tune-in with a new pair of Beats by Dre headphones. Staples is taking up to $100 off select Beats audio products. The best deal from the lot is the Powerbeats2 Wireless In-Ear Headphones for $139.95 with free shipping. Regularly priced at $200, this is the best deal we’ve ever seen for these headphones by $10. Choose from black, red or pink/grey models.

With wireless Bluetooth connectivity, IPX-4 sweat- and water-resistance rating, and flexible ear hooks, Powerbeats2 are built for workouts. Expect up to 6 hours of battery life, but if you notice they are dead right before a workout you can use a 15-minute quick charge to gain an extra hour of playback.

Compatible with Apple Watch, iPhone, select iPod models, and nearly any other Bluetooth equipped device. Rated 3.8 out of 5 stars from 1,048 Amazon reviewers. Deal expires 7/4.

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Bluetooth headphones: Sol Republic Tracks Air $75 (Reg. $150), JBL J56BT on-ears $44 (Reg. $149), more

Today’s headphone deals include the Tracks Air by Sol Republic for $74.95 shipped in multiple colors over at Motorola. That’s $150 under the original listing/average selling price, almost $100 below Amazon, $30 below the next best price, matching our previous mention and the best we can find. The most popular colors tend to sell out quickly with these Motorola sales, so if you’re interested, jump on them while you can.

They feature A2 sound engines that produce “clear highs and detailed deep bass”. They have a built in mic/remote and you can connect 2 devices simultaneously. Rated 4.5/5 stars from over 250 Amazon customers.

Next up, Newegg’s official eBay store is offering the JBL J56 BT Bluetooth Wireless On-Ear Stereo Headphones in black for $43.99 shipped. That’s more than $150 under the original listing, over $100 below Amazon’s current price, $36 under the lowest average selling price, $4 under our last mention and best we can find.

J56BTs have Bluetooth 3.0, users controls on the ear cup, 40 mm drivers, can be used wired or wirelessly and have a built-in mic for calls. This set holds a 3.9/5 star rating from 70 Amazon customers.

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Headphones: V-MODA On-Ears $80 (Orig. $230), Beats Solo 2 & Studios (open box) from $110 (Orig. $200+), more

Update (5/11 4:15pm):

Today only, as part of its Deals of the Day, Best Buy has some notables deals on headphones. First up is the V-MODA Crossfade M-80 On-Ear Noise-Isolating Metal Headphones in black/red or white/silver for $79.98 shipped (now matched at Amazon). That’s up to $80 off the original listing, $20 under the average selling price, $10 under Amazon and the best price we can find.

The feature 40mm dual diaphragm drivers, steel construction, noise isolation, 5Hz – 30kHz frequency response, and a Kevlar reinforced 1 button mic cable. They have received a 4.4/5 star rating from nearly 600 Amazon customers.

Next up, a couple of Beats deals. We have the open-box Beats Solo 2 Wired On-Ear Headphones in black for $109.99 shipped. Open box products are “in like-new condition, contains parts & accessories and the original packaging, or a suitable replacement. Beats may not include the product sleeve, owner’s manual or registration card…Each product has been tested and verified to work.” That’s $80 under the original listing, $70+ below Amazon, $40 under our previous new mention, and the best price we have seen since a few extremely limited doorbuster deals last year.

They have leather ear cushions, a RemoteTalk cable for iOS devices, foldable design, and come with a USB 2.0 charging cable, USB power adapter and a carrying case. They have a 4.2/5 star rating from over 1,000 Amazon customers.

Best Buy also has the open-box Beats Studio Over-Ear Headphones in black/red for $159.99 shipped. The same open-box conditions apply here. This is more than $140 under the original selling price, $40 under the average selling price and the best price we can find.

These over-ears have additive noise cancellation with 20 hour battery life, and also comes with a charging cable, audio cable, RemoteTalk cable, hard shell carrying case and more. The Studio sets have received 3.9+ star ratings from thousands.

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Headphones: Sennheiser Urbanite XL over-ears $150 (Orig. $250), V-MODA Metal in-ears $15 (Reg. $30)

Update (5/7 11:30am): Focus Camera is also offering the Sennheiser Urbanite XL Over-Ear Headphones in red/blue for $149.99 shipped (Orig. $250, best we can find) Focus Camera is offering the V-MODA Bass Freq Metal In-Ear Noise-Isolating Headphones for $14.99 shipped. That around $35 below the original listing, half Amazon’s $30 price tag, $5 below our…

Headphones: Sennheiser HD 202 II over-ears in black $15 (Reg. $24), Piston 3 in-ears w/ mic $16 (Reg. $24), more

Newegg has the Sennheiser HD 202 II Professional Headphones in black for 24.99, but using code EMCASAT28 will drop your total down to $14.95 shipped. That’s $25 under the original listing, more than $8 under Amazon, matching our previous mention and the best price we can find. They feature detachable ear cups, a 10 foot…

Spotify reboots its popular 3-month $0.99 Premium plan for new subscribers

There’s no other way to slice it — streaming services are the future of music. The days of walking into a CD store (remember Sam Goody?) are long gone and most people don’t even bother with iTunes downloads anymore. And as of right now, Spotify is running away with the streaming music crown.

It’ll usually cost you $9.99 per month to have access to Spotify’s full set of features, but for a limited time new subscribers can jump on the streaming bandwagon for just $0.99…

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Headphones: Audio-Technica ATH-M30x $55, more

Amazing Deals Online via Amazon is offering the Audio-Technica ATH-M30x Pro Headphones for $69, but using code 30XPROMO in the cart drops your total down to $55.20 shipped. Note: you must purchase them from Amazing Deals Online for the code to work. That’s nearly 50% under the usual price, matching our previous mention and the best price we can find.

They have 40 mm drivers, a collapsible design and a 15- 22,000 Hz response range. This set has received 4.6/5 star rating on Amazon, which is no surprise considering the previous gen model sits with 4+ stars from thousands of reviewers (and is currently more expensive).

Next, Newegg has the Sennheiser HD 650 over-ear headphones for $290 shipped. That’s $210 under the original listing, $40 below Amazon and the best price we can find.

They have “hand-selected matched driver elements”, 10 – 39,500 Hz response range, neodymium magnets and a 2 year limited warranty. This set has received a 4.6/5 star rating from nearly 300 Amazon customers.

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Beats Studio Wired Over-Ear Headphones (matte black, white, titanium) $230 shipped (Reg. $300)

Amazon is offering the Beats Studio Wired Over-Ear Headphones (matte black, white, or titanium) for $229.99 shipped. That’s $70 off the original $300 price tag and the current lowest price we can find. During Black Friday/holiday 2014 this set went for $30 less, but in limited quantities and we haven’t seen them drop this low…

Headphones: Pioneer MX9-K on-ears (multiple colors) $130 (Reg. $220), Beats Mixr on-ears $130 (Reg. $175+), more

Newegg is offering the Pioneer SE-MX9-K Headphones in multiple colors (Indigo black, white, bright copper) for $129.99 shipped today. That’s $170 under the original $300 listing, $90 better than Amazon, the best we’ve seen on any color MX9-K and the lowest price we can find. Features: Large, 50mm speaker unit that is ideal for reproduction…

Harman Kardon CL Precision On-Ear Headphones w/ in-line remote & mic (refurb) $49 shipped (orig. $250), more

Harman has kicked of its Black Friday deals with a number of discounted speaker and headphone options, as well as sitewide discounts. You can grab the manufacturer refurbished Harman Kardon CL Precision On-Ear Headphones w/ in-line remote/mic for $139.99, but using code CLDEAL in the cart will drop your total down to $49 shipped. That’s…

Target will make many of its Black Friday deals available online starting on Wednesday

Target has just announced plans to offer several of its Black Friday deals early on Wednesday, November 26th. The ad states that all of the deals will be available in stores and online. Deals include: iPad Air 16GB WiFi w/ free $100 gift card: $399 iPad mini 3 16GB WiFi w/ free $100 gift card: $399…

hhgregg Black Friday Ad: Apple iPad Air $299, Beats by Dre Solo 2 $150, discounted HDTVs

Update (11/20 1:45pm) We are now seeing an updated Black Friday ad from hhgregg.

hhgregg, the popular electronics and home store, has released its full Black Friday ad exactly two weeks ahead of the big day. They’ve packed nearly 250 items into a 20 page ad package that is full of a variety of items, from iPads and gaming consoles, to HDTVs, refrigerators and more. They will offer doorbusters on Thanksgiving Day from 4pm to midnight, and will re-open on Black Friday, check here for your nearest location. We’ll continue to add the latest Black Friday news leading up to the big day.

We have done the research and picked out our favorite deals from hhgregg:

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Beats by Dr. Dre Executive over-ear headphones (silver) $170 shipped (orig. $300)

Update (11/20 12:00pm): Staples is now offering this set for $159.99 shipped, $10 less than our mention below. Staples is offering the Beats By Dr. Dre Executive Headphones in silver for $169.99 shipped. That’s $130 under the original listing, $40 below Amazon and the best price we can find on either the black or silver…

OfficeMax and Office Depot Black Friday Ads: 20% off iTunes gift cards, Beats by Dre, more

Today we are seeing even more Black Friday advertisement leaks, we just got our hands on Office Max and Office Depot’s holiday offerings. The companies have merged and will be offering the same deals from both retailers. We’ve gone through and picked out our favorite deals that you can expect on Black Friday:

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Best Buy’s 2014 Black Friday ad is out! Includes: Samsung 55″ 4K $900, iPad Air 2 $100 off, Beats Solo $80, much more


It doesn’t get much bigger than Best Buy on Black Friday for a tech lover. And with a little over 2 weeks to go before Black Friday 2014, we’ve got the holy grail in our hands. Just like Target, Best Buy has beat the Black Friday ad leakers to the punch by releasing its biggest deals of the holiday season right on the front page of its website.

The deals will kick-off in-store Thursday, November 24th at 5pm and Friday, November 25th at 8am, but the ad specifically notes that you’ll be able to shop all-day long online both days. Doorbusters include a 4K Samsung 55-inch UHDTV for $899.99, all iPad Air 2 models $100 off, and Beats By Dre Solo headphones for $80.

So without further delay, here are our top picks for Black Friday 2014 at Best Buy as well as a sneak peak at the early sale beginning November 20th:

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Beats Tour 2.0 in-ear headphones (multiple colors) $120 shipped (Reg. $150), more

Amazon has the Beats Tour 2.0 In-Ear Headphones in black for $119.96 shipped. That’s more than $30 under the regular price tag and the lowest price we can find on a brand new 2.0 set from a trusted retailer. All four color options are available at the discounted price today: black, red titanium and white.…

Free Target gift cards w/ the purchase of select Apple products: iPad Air, Apple TV, iPhone 5s, more

The cover of Target’s weekly ad puts the spotlight squarely on Apple. This week only, you can get a free Target gift card worth $20-$100 with the purchase of select Apple products. We’ve featured better deals for all of these products in the past, but if you need one of these products now then Target’s deals are certainly better than paying full retail.

Target’s offer of a free $100 gift card with the purchase of an iPad Air is the best deal of the bunch. However, there’s a really good chance we could see an updated model released at Apple’s rumored October 16th event. If Apple does release a new iPad Air model, it will most likely be priced at $500 and it most certainly won’t include a free gift card. Reports from 9to5Mac have so far pointed towards the new iPad Air only being a slight upgrade over the current model:

…the iPad update is expected to be minor — likely adding a gold option, Touch ID and an anti-reflective coating on the screen.

That said, here are the deals:

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Polaroid’s Cube action camera is just over 1 cubic inch, shoots 1080p, and is less than $100

The Polaroid brand is best known for its instant camera and film products but most recently, the miniature Polaroid Cube camera is getting all of the attention. Officially revealed just this week, the tiny, cubed shaped camera is designed to sit somewhere between a full on action cam and a more casual solution.

Head below for more details, availability and a brief introduction video: 

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Colorful MEElectronics Sport-Fi Headphones, starting at $18 shipped

Amazon cuts 40% off their current prices on MEElectronics Sport-Fi Headphones in a variety of colors with prices now starting at $17.99 with free Prime Shipping. That’s up to $30 off and the lowest price we’ve seen on these colorful speakers designed for workouts.

Other solid deals on headphones today:

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Audio-Technica QuietPoint Noise-Cancelling Headphones (black/silver) $120 shipped (Reg. up to $186), more

Update: Amazon has now dropped another $5 off the price.

Amazon is offering the Audio-Technica ATH-ANC7B QuietPoint 500 Active Noise-Cancelling Headphones (black/silver) for $125 $120 shipped (matched at BuyDig). That’s $65 under the original price, the lowest price we can find from a trusted retailer and matching the best price we’ve ever seen. Today’s deal is the same price Amazon charges for this set without the mic/controls and well under the $186 Staples still charges.

The closed-back ATH-ANC7Bs feature QuietPoint noise-cancelling technology that reduces “background noise by up to 90%,”  along with 40 mm drivers, a fold flat design, and a full 10 Hz – 25 kHz frequency response. They come with in-line mic/remote controls for music playback and call control as well as an airline adapter, a “Deluxe” carrying case, 1 AAA battery and an accessory pouch. They have received a 3.8/5 star rating from over 1,200 Amazon customers.

We also spotted the Beats by Dre urBeats Earphones with In-Line Mic and Controls (multiple colors) for $74.99 (Reg. $100) at Groupon and we still have the Bose IE2 in-ear headphones for $69.95 with free shipping (Reg. $100).

Head over to our previous headphones roundup for deep discounts on Beats Pro and as much as $200 off Monster over-ears. Check out today’s Daily Deals for more earbud options.

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Beats by Dr. Dre headphones: Studio over-ear $250 (Reg. $300), Powerbeats in-ear $80 (Reg. $150)

Amazon is offering the latest must-have accessory for Apple fans, the Beats Studio Over-Ear Headphones, in multiple colors for $249.99 shipped. That’s $50 off the regular price and the current lowest available on the newest model Studios. Today’s deal is available on all colors: black, white, red, blue, pink, orange, titanium and more. In the box you get a USB 2.0 charging cable, USB wall adapter, 3.5mm audio cable, Remote Talk cable, hard shell carrying case and the Beats cleaning cloth.

Update (8/8 8:15AM): Newegg is offering the refurbished Powerbeats in black for $44.89 shipped,  the best refurbished price we’ve seen.

Amazon also has the Lebron James approved Powerbeats in-ear headphones for $79.99 with free shipping (Reg. $150). That’s the best price we have ever seen by $20. Available in neon orange, blue, and pink. Features bendable ear hooks, sweat and UV-resistant construction, and built-in microphone. Best Buy matches.

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Woot has the Monster Turbine High Performance In-Ear headphones for $49.99 + $5 shipping. That’s $125 off the original listing, $62 under Amazon’s current price, the lowest we can find, and matching the best we’ve ever seen. They feature a black chrome all-metal housing, tangle-resistant cable design, Monster sound isolating eartips in multiple sizes. Rated 3.8/5 stars from over 700 Amazon customers.

You’ll find more headphone deals from Woot and in today’s Daily Deals roundup.

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UE Boom Bluetooth speaker wins Gold at Design Excellence Awards, now $180 (Reg. $200)

Today, Ultimate Ears has announced that its well regarded UE Boom Bluetooth speaker has won a 2014 Gold International Design Excellence Award (IDEA) from the Industrial Designers Society of America (ISDA). Sitting atop the entertainment category, this marks the very first IDEA for Ultimate Ears as a brand but the fourth design award for the UE BOOM itself. The award is given out to excellence in product design, sustainability, packaging, concept and more. Today’s announcement points out that only 27 of the 2,000 entries received a Gold IDEA this year.

The popular Bluetooth speaker has also received great user reviews and has recently seen a $20 price drop on Amazon, Best Buy and the official UE site. While we have seen the unit for less, they rarely go on sale and not usually with all the color options available. Apple.com is still charging $199.95. Outside of pre-owned options and sketchy retailers, this is the current lowest price available.

The BOOM is designed to “change standard one-directional sound,” with a 360-degree experience that blasts sound out in every direction. It also features a 50 foot range to wirelessly change songs, adjust the volume and take phone calls. You’ll find 15 hours of battery life and the possibility of linking two of them together via the UE BOOM mobile app. For a complete rundown, head over to our review of the Logitech UE Boom and Mini Boom.

Silver and Bronze IDEA winners in the entertainment category included the NOOK Glow Light, Beats Studio Headphones, Jambox Mini and more. You can see the rest of this year’s winners on the official IDSA site.

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Beats Deals: Pill BT speaker refurb/new $140/$150 (Reg. $200), Wireless BT On-Ear headphones $200 ($280)

Today we’ve spotted some great deals on Beats headphones and speakers: Microsoft Store recently dropped $50 off the price of a new black or red Pill bringing the total to $150 shipped. That’s $50 off the regular price, $25 under the average selling price, $5 – $24 under Amazon’s new price (depending on color) and the best new price we can find.

You save an extra $10 on a certified manufacturer refurbished Beats Pill speaker for $140 shipped via the company’s official eBay store (in black, red, or silver – scroll down to view listings). That’s $60 off the regular new price and the lowest total price we can find on a Beats Pill anywhere.  The Beats Pill features Tap-to-pair with NFC technology (30 feet BT range), internal mic for hands free calling, aux input, and comes with a carrying case, charging cable and 3.5mm audio cable. It has received a 3.9/5 star rating on Amazon.

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Seemingly right after the $3 billion acquisition deal between Beats and Apple became official, the popular headphone company released a refreshed version of its popular Solo line with the the Solo2. We also have a great deal on the larger Beats Pill XL for $250 with a free a $50 Amazon gift card.

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Beats by Dre Pill XL portable Bluetooth speaker w/ $50 Amazon gift card: $253 shipped ($350 value)

Amazon offers the Beats by Dre portable Bluetooth speaker with a free $50 gift card for $252.63 with free shipping. Today’s price is the best deal we have ever seen for just the speaker (by $20), but the free $50 gift card makes this by far the best promotion we have ever seen on any Beats speaker. It features a USB port for device charging, tap to pair NFC connectivity, and the ability to be paired with a second Pill XL to pump out even bigger sound. Amazon buyers rate it 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Select Beats headphones are also eligible for a free $50 Amazon gift card.

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Headphones: BlueAnt Embrace over ears $32 (orig. $200), Scosche RH over ears $60 (Reg. $149), Powerbeats by Dre. (refurb) $44 (Reg. $149)

We have a few solid headphone deals today starting of with the BlueAnt Embrace Stereo Headphones with mic and remote for $31.99 shipped. That’s $168 under the original listing, $8 better than Amazon’s all-time lowest price, and the best price we’ve seen on them. They are made of premium leather and brushed metal materials, come with a mic/remote cable, carrying case, and are designed to work with your iPhone, iPad or iPod. These cans have received a 4.4/5 star rating among Amazon customers.

Next, Newegg is offering the Scosche (RH1056MD) Over-The-Ear Headphones with tapLINE III for $59.99 using code EMCPEWD48 during checkout. That’s $170 under the original listing, about $32 under Amazon’s current price, and the lowest we’ve seen this particular set go for ($3 under our best mention on the white model). These cans come with tapLINE III remote/microphone, genuine leather ear cushions, and have received a 4/5 star rating on Amazon.

Lastly, Newegg is offering the refurbished Beats by Dre. Powerbeats (in black) for $44 shipped, which is as much as $100 or more off the average new price and the best refurbished price we can find.

For more of today’s best headphone deals, head over to our Daily Deals roundup.

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Beats by Dre Deals: Wireless BT headphones, Studio over-ears, urBeats, BT speakers, more

Reports began surfacing yesterday that Apple is looking to acquire Beats Electronics to the tune of $3.2 billion. The company is apparently in late stage talks with Jimmy Iovine and friends that could see the popular headphone brand and the new Beats music streaming service change hands. What this means for the brand as a…

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Headphones: Beats Studio Over-Ear (multiple colors) $270, Beats Tour 2.0 In-Ears $149 w/ $20 GC, Monster DNA In-Ears $46, more

Update: Woot has the Beats Executive Over-Ear Active Noise Canceling Wired Headphones for $179.99 + $5 shipping (Reg. $300). Currently $225 on Amazon, this is the best price we can find on this model. Ebay via Monsterproducts is offering the Monster Turbine In Ear Headphones in Black for $48 shipped (Reg. $125+). These are brand new but come in…

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