Black Friday 2014 Stories November 30, 2014

expiredGames/Apps: Nintendo Wii U Mario 3D World bundle w/ $50 Walmart GC $300, PlayStation gift card 20% off, more

In today’s best game/app deals, Walmart has Nintendo Wii U Deluxe Set w/ Super Mario 3D World, Nintendo Land and a $50 Walmart gift card for $299.96 shipped. That’s as much as a $400 value and and least $50 under the next best price (Best Buy/GameStop/B&H) due to the value of the included gift card. This bundle includes the “console, a GamePad controller, two AC adapters, a high-speed HDMI cable, sensor bar, GamePad cradle, GamePad stand support and stand.”

Walmart also has the Xbox One without Kinect Console Bundle with Halo Master Chief Collection for $349.99 shipped right now (Reg. $400).

Next up, PayPal’s official eBay Store is offering $50 PlayStation Network cards for $40 right now with email delivery. That’s 20% in savings to be used on games, movies and other content across the PlayStation Network. You’ll find more discounted gift cards via PayPal on eBay here.

After about a week of amazing iOS drops, we’ve spotted a few more this morning including Crazy Basketball for FREE (Reg. $1), Warhammer Quest for $1 (Reg. $5), iSmoothRun Pro for $3 (reg. $6) and DataMan Next : Track Data Usage In Real-Time for $1 (Reg. $2).

Ongoing game/app deals:

Black Friday 2014 Stories November 28, 2014

expiredMade in America Black Friday Deals: This is Ground, Spool Dock, DODOcase, more

Update (12/1 10:30am): These deals are still live for Cyber Monday, with the exception of DODOcase which is now offering 30% off sitewide.

Over the past four months we’ve really enjoyed the opportunity to bring the stories of American made products to our readers with the Small States series. Some of our favorite companies that we’ve gotten to know are offering deals today, this is a great opportunity to pick up some products that not only function well but also tell a great story. Check out some of these Black Friday deals offered by companies that manufacture right here in the States.

expiredQNAP NAS deals: TS-212 2-Bay diskless $90 shipped (orig. $150), TS-251 2-Bay Dual Core $290 (orig. $350), more

Amazon is offering the QNAP Diskless System Network Storage (TS-212-E) for $89.99 shipped (matched at Newegg). That’s $60 under the original listing, the best price we can find by $50 and the lowest we’ve seen.


  • 2 Bay Home & SOHO NAS
  • Multi-window, multi-tasking GUI
  • Data storage, backup, sharing and disaster recovery
  • Rich multimedia applications for entertainment
  • Dropbox like file synchronization
  • 2 x USB3.0 + 1 x USB2.0
  • 2 year warranty

It has received 4 out of 5 eggs on Newegg and similar models have received 4+ star ratings on Amazon. If you’re looking for a mobile option, you’ll also find the QNAP QGenie 7-in-1 Mobile NAS w/ Personal Cloud, a 3000mAh Power Bank, 802.11b/g/n WiFi AP for $129 shipped (Reg. up to $137) on Amazon, Newegg/eBay and B&H right now.

We also spotted the QNAP 2-Bay Personal Cloud NAS, Intel 2.41GHz Dual Core CPU with Media Transcoding (TS-251-US) on Amazon for $289.99 shipped. That’s $110 under the original listing, about 14% under the average selling price and best price we can find on the #1 Best Selling NAS on Amazon.


  • Transcode Full HD videos on-the-fly or offline
  • Play 1080p videos with 7.1 channel surround sound pass-through via HDMI output
  • Create a personal cloud and stream your multimedia library via DLNA, AirPlay, and PLEX
  • Centralize your file storage, sharing and backup
  • Run a virtual machine and extend the functionality of the NAS with an integrated virtualization solution
  • 1 GB DDR3
  • 2.41 GHz Intel Celeron D Processor 360

It has received a 4.6/5 star rating from 14 Amazon customers. If you’re looking for extra NAS drives be sure to check out WD’s Red options and be sure to check out our Black Friday SSD deals with 240GB as low as $80 and deeply discounted Samsung EVO’s.

expiredGriffin 30% off sitewide: iPhone, iPad and Mac accessories, wearables, more

Update (12/1 10:00am): Promotion extended for Cyber Monday. Use code CYBERMONDAY.

Griffin has kicked off its Black Friday sale offering “30% off Everything!” Use code BLACKFRIDAY to get 30% off sitewide from now through the weekend and then code CYBERMONDAY on monday.

As usual you’ll find a wide selection of cases and accessories for all of your Apple devices including iPad Air 2, iPad mini 3, iPhone 6/Plus and MacBook. Griffin also has a wide selection of wearables and audio gadgets as well on sale.

Be sure to browse the rest of our extensive Black Friday deal coverage here.

expiredHome: Dyson AM05 Hot + Cool Fan (refurb) $160 (orig. $400), KRUPS stainless toaster $50 (orig. $110), more

Update (11/29 12:44am):

The official Dyson eBay Store is offering the manufacturer refurbished Dyson AM05 Hot + Cool Air Multiplier Fan Heater (multiple colors) for $159.99 shipped. That’s $240 under the original price, $140 under Amazon’s new listing, the best manufacturer refurbished price we’ve seen and the lowest we can find.

It features cooling in the summer months and heating in the winter with all of the safety and cleaning benefits of having no exposed heating elements or blades. It comes with a 6 month warranty from Dyson and an additional 6 months from ABC Vacuum for parts and labor. Over 200 Amazon reviewers  give it a 3.7/5 star rating. Be sure to check out the 12 Days of Dyson Sale on eBay with up to 40% off select vacuums/fans and our previous post for more Black Friday Dyson vac deals.

Amazon has the KRUPS 4-Slice Toaster with Brushed/Chrome Stainless Steel Housing (KH734) for $49.99 shipped. That’s around $59 or 54% under the original listing, $30 under the average selling price, around $15 under the next best and the lowest we’ve seen.

The brushed stainless steel toaster has blue LED indicators, “Toasting, Defrost, Reheat and Bagel” settings, 6 level growing controls, removable crumb tray for “easy cleaning,” and a 2 year worldwide warranty. It has received a 3.9/5 star rating from over 130 Amazon customers.

We also spotted deep discounts on Panasonic Ar3/Arc4/Arc5 Electric Wet/Dry Men’s shavers at Amazon today, you can find all the details here. Be sure to head over to the rest of Amazon’s Black Friday home deals section for discounts all weekend long, and below for more of today’s best:



More Home Deals Still Alive:

More home deals still alive from Nutribullet, Rachael Ray and more

More home deals still alive from Black & Decker, Cuisinart and more

More from Dyson:

When used as a cooling fan, Dyson AM05 fan heater has powerful airflow and high air velocity to cool you effectively. It uses Air Multiplier™ technology for long-range heat projection – it provides direct heat throughout the room. There are no visible heating elements or fast-spinning blades, and the unit switches off automatically if tipped over.

Air Multiplier™ technology amplifies surrounding air for long-range heat projection. The Dyson Hot + Cool™ fan heater is fastest to heat the whole room. It also has powerful airflow and high air velocity to cool you effectively. There are no blades – just an uninterrupted stream of smooth air.

AM05 Dyson Hot + Cool™ features:

Heating fan

Cooling fan

Air Multiplier™ technology

Saves energy

Precise control

Remote control

expiredPencil by FiftyThree smart digital stylus for iPad: Graphite $40, Walnut $50 w/ free shipping (orig. up to $75)

Amazon has the Pencil by FiftyThree smart digital stylus for iPad for $39.95 shipped in black graphite aluminum and $49.95 shipped in Walnut. Regular $50 for the black and $60 for the wood model, this is more than 20% in savings and beating the lowest we’ve seen on either model by $10 respectively.

Supported by a number of apps, Pencil by FiftyThree allows artists, designers, or just anybody to sketch and take hand written notes directly on iPad. Along with eraser functionality on the back end, it features surface pressure, blending modes, and adaptive palm rejection technology to allow users to rest their hand on the display comfortably.

Pencil by FiftyThree is compatible with a growing list of iPad apps including Paper by FiftyThree, Procreate, Sketchbook Mobile, Noteshelf, Mobile Mouse, and more. Head below for more details on the “artisanally crafted” smart writing devices:

Great tools inspire great ideas. Pencil by FiftyThree is the most natural and expressive way to create on iPad. Advanced technology meets beautiful design to keep you in the flow, without needing to switch tools.


  • Walnut model with Magnetic Snap (attaches to Apple iPad Smart Cases & Covers)
  • Digital stylus for iPad
  • What’s included: Pencil, Rechargeable battery, Extra tip, Extra eraser
  • Try all paid tools in Paper FREE when using Pencil
  • Works on iPad 3, 4, Air (all) & Mini (all). Connects via Bluetooth LE (Low Energy)
  • Connects to Paper by FiftyThree, Procreate, Sketchbook Mobile, Noteshelf, and others

It is currently the #2 Best Selling graphic tablet pens on Amazon and has received a 4.2/5 star rating from over 550 customers.

This sale is part of FiftyThree’s Black Friday discount, is available on both Amazon and the official site and will run through Cyber Monday.

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