console Stories August 10, 2016

Today we’re taking a look at Microsoft’s new Xbox One S. The “S” stands for slim and holy crap does this console live up to its name. There are quite a few reasons to love this version over the OG Xbox One, but we’ll let you be the judge of that…

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console Stories February 28, 2016

expiredHome: Honeywell Cool Moisture Humidifier $65 (Orig. $100), Shark steam mop $20 (Reg. $33+), blenders, tools, more

Today only, as part of its Gold Box Deals of the Day, Amazon is offering the Honeywell Cool Moisture Console Humidifier (HCM-6009) $64.99 shipped. That’s about $35% below the orignal listing, nearly $20 under the next best price and the lowest we can find. It features adjustable humidity settings, auto shut-off, dual tanks for easy-filling, and it uses less energy “ than an 80 watt light bulb.” Rated 3.8/5 stars from 360 Amazon customers.

We also still have a very notable price on the Vornado Evap3 Whole Room Evaporative Humidifier at $60 shipped (Reg. $90+) at Amazon. And head below for more more of today’s top picks. 

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console Stories February 2, 2016

expiredDaily Deals: Belkin Thunderbolt 2 Express HD Dock w/ Cable $225, Google Nexus Player Streaming Media Console $50, more

Update (2/2 5:00pm): The Belkin Thunderbolt 2 Express has returned to its regular price.

In this morning’s Daily Deals, Amazon offers the Belkin Thunderbolt 2 Express HD Dock w/ 1-Meter Cable for $224.99 shipped. That’s down $75 from the original MSRP, $38 less than the next reputable seller, and the lowest current available price. The Express Dock HD allows users to increase the number of connectivity options on any computer with Thunderbolt 2. All together, you’ll be able to add three more USB 3.0 and two Thunderbolt 2 ports, as well as HDMI, Ethernet and audio. Rated 3.4/5 stars. Be sure to grab a couple extra Thunderbolt 2 cables to daisy-chain your displays or connect additional sources.

Don’t need another cable? Go with the Elgato Thunderbolt 2/USB 3.0 Dock Station at Best Buy via eBay for $200 shipped (Orig. $230). Features include:

Connect many different items to your compatible Apple MacBook or ultrabook with this Elgato 10024020 docking station, which features an array of interfaces, including Thunderbolt 2, USB 3.0, Gigabit Ethernet, HDMI, audio and microphone ports.

More new deals for today:

Google Nexus Player Streaming Media Console $50 (Orig. $100) | Best Buy

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console Stories November 23, 2015

Today we’re taking a look at the new limited edition Star Wars Battlefront Playstation 4. Obviously, there’s not much to say here as far as functionality goes, because well.. It’s a PS4. Pretty straightforward in that department, but the design is on another level…

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console Stories November 4, 2015

Microsoft’s new special edition Halo 5 Xbox One is absolutely phenomenal. It’s designed with a UNSC (United Nations Space Command) theme in mind, based on Halo 5 and is a must-have for any Xbox fan. Today we’re taking a closer look at it to see what makes this special edition so special…

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console Stories January 23, 2015

Our last Gaming For Couples article looked at Nintendo’s Wii U as a complete package — it’s arguably the easiest console to recommend to casual gamers, lapsed players, and young families. But Microsoft’s Xbox One has started to surge as an alternative. For only $50 more than the Wii U, you get a much more powerful console, and unlike Nintendo, Microsoft has the support of a huge number of third-party developers.

There’s another big difference: even top-selling Xbox One games are discounted, which makes this console a great choice to play both Microsoft exclusives and cross-platform releases. In this week’s Gaming For Couples, we walk through the best Xbox One bundle options, as well as the top couple-friendly games, demos, and accessories out there.

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console Stories January 12, 2015

Nintendo’s Wii U will likely be remembered as the most misunderstood major game console ever released. As the sequel to Wii – which sold over 100 million consoles – the Wii U is a true 1080p HD console, plays all of the Wii’s games, and even includes a screen on its packed-in controller. It’s also the best current-generation console for couples and families, hands-down. But it had a slow start due to weak early software support, only getting mega-hit games in mid-2014, and many people didn’t realize that it was actually an all-new console.

 

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Today, a bunch of great Nintendo exclusives are available, and more are on the way – it’s finally a great time to buy a Wii U. That’s what we just did, so for this week’s edition of Gaming For Couples, we’re going to walk you through the best titles, accessories, and deals we’ve found, helping you to do the same.

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console Stories October 6, 2014

Activision has unleashed the newest iteration in its popular NFC equipped Skylanders franchise. The new Skylanders Trap Team is available on all consoles, but there is also a mobile version for iPad, Android and Amazon tablets.

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console Stories July 10, 2014

expiredXbox One console (w/o Kinect) for $360 shipped (Reg. $399)

Buysuperdeal via eBay is offering the Xbox One console without Kinect for $359.99 shipped. That’s $40 off the regular price from Amazon and other trusted retailers, and matching the lowest we’ve seen the new Kinect-less system go for. Tax is only charged in New York.

Buysuperdeal is a trusted seller with a 99.6% positive buyer feedback from 16453 ratings.

In other Xbox One deals, Best Buy is offering a free $20 gift card with the purchase of Xbox One controllers, Microsoft is handing out $75 in credit to select gamers for upgrading to Xbox One, and Groupon has 1 year Xbox Live Gold memberships for $45 (Reg. $60). Head over to our round up for the rest of today’s best gaming deals.

If you’re PS gamer, eBay has a brand new PlayStation 4 for $360 shipped (which is within $10 of lowest price ever).

console Stories March 26, 2014

expiredNintendo 3DS XL console (refurb): $100 shipped (Reg. $173+)

A4C has a factory refurbished Nintendo 3DS XL console for $100 shipped. That’s $100 off the regular new price, $73+ below Amazon’s current listing, and the best refurbished price we’ve ever seen. The previous low was a used model from Cowboom for $100. Today’s deal is available in two color configurations including Blue/Black and Red/Black. The XL features a 90% larger screen than its 3Ds counterpart, Circle Pad, gyro sensor, motion sensor, and pedometer, dual cameras and access to Nintendo’s wealth of excellent portable titles. Be sure to take a quick peek at the product description for this listing, the screen is in great condition but there are some minor blemishes on the body.

The Nintendo 3DS XL has received an excellent 4.6/5 star rating among nearly 800 Amazon customers.

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