Cyber Monday Stories November 28, 2016

expiredAmazon Cyber Monday sale slashes prices on a bunch of Blue USB mics: Yeti $90 (Reg. $130), Snowball $49 (Reg. $69), more

The built-in mic on your MacBook and earbuds is not going to cut it for anything beyond everyday Skype calls. If you’re looking to record podcasts/YouTube videos or voiceovers, you’re going to want a high-quality USB microphone. Blue makes some of the best, well-reviewed microphones on the market and right now Amazon is discounting 10 of its most popular models. All sale prices are set to expire at the end of today so don’t wait around. Free shipping is available for Prime members and on all orders of at least $49. Here are our top-picks:

  • Blue Yeti USB Microphone: $89.99 (Reg. $130, within $5 of all-time Amazon low)
  • Blue Snowball USB Microphone: $49 (Reg. $69, within $8 of all-time Amazon low)
  • Blue Snowball iCE Condenser Microphone, Cardioid: $39.99 (Reg. $50, within $5 of all-time Amazon low)
  • and every other deal

expiredAlexa can secure you some of Amazon’s best Cyber Monday deals: Free $10 GC, TP-LINK Smart Plug $18, August Smart Lock $120, more

Amazon has reserved some of its best Cyber Monday deals for Prime members who shop with their voice using an Alexa-enabled device (all currently on sale!). First off, you’ll get a free $10 gift card with the purchase of one of Alexa’s Best Deals priced at $20 or higher. All eligible items can be found on this landing page.

Also available via Alexa, the TP-LINK Smart Plug for $17.95 (Reg. $30) and the August Smart Lock for $149 (Reg. $199).

Again, you must use voice shopping on an Alexa-enabled device to get the free gift card and special sales prices.

expiredSnapPower Charger adds a USB port to any wall outlet within seconds: up to 30% off, 10-pack $118 ($12 ea.)

SnapPower is taking up to 30% off its 1A USB Charger and Guidelight outlet coverplates. The discount increases as you spend more: 10% off $50+, 20% off $75+, 30% off $100+. These discounts stack on top of the regular multiple quantity savings offered by SnapPower. No coupon code is needed, the discount will be automatically applied during checkout. Shipping generally costs between $5-$6. Today’s offer drops the 10-pack of USB Chargers down to $118.35 shipped ($11.83 each) making it affordable to outfit you whole home. For more information on both products, check out this helpful FAQ.

SnapPower products receive high marks from Amazon reviewers.

expiredAmazon Cyber Monday: Buy a Dash Button for $0.99 ($4 off) and get a free $5 after first use

Amazon Dash Buttons typically cost $4.99 each, but that’s offset by the current $4.99 credit offer. Right now as part of Cyber Monday Prime members can get a Dash Button for just $0.99 when coupon code CYBERDASH is used at checkout. The best part? You’ll still get the $4.99 credit after your first press of the button, which makes this the perfect time to finally try one of Amazon’s craziest ideas first-hand (or maybe test some of the hacks that’ve been floating around?). You must be a Prime member (free trial) to purchase Dash Buttons. Amazon will apply the discount on 1 button ($4 off).

Just press your Dash button whenever you need a refill and Amazon will send it off. There are tons of different branded buttons covering everything from everyday essentials like laundry detergent to sweet treats like Pop-Tarts and everything in between. For a complete run-down, click here.

Cyber Monday Stories July 25, 2016

expiredBest Buy launches 1-day Cyber Monday in July Sale, MacBook Air $200 off (or more!)

Update (7/25 11:00am): Add a 4th Generation Apple TV to your MacBook order for as low as $99.99 (Reg. $149).

So how does Best Buy follow-up its Black Friday in July sale from the weekend? With Cyber Monday in July, of course! A solid $200 discount on Apple’s current generation 13-inch MacBook Air is headlining today’s sale. The 128GB is down to $799.99 (Reg. $1,000) and the 256GB variant will now only run you $999.99 (Reg. $1,299). You can also save $200 on several 5K iMac models. Better yet, sign-up for College Student Deals to get a unique coupon code that’ll knock an additional $100 off MacBook Air and iMac sale prices. Add Logitech’s incredibly popular MX Master Bluetooth Mouse to your setup for just $67.99, which is an all-time low.

Don’t forget to backup your new Mac! Buy this fast WD 2TB USB 3.0 Portable Hard Drive while it’s on sale at Amazon for $69.99 shipped (Reg. $80+).

Cyber Monday Stories December 9, 2015

expiredGames/Apps: Star Wars Battlefront $40, Xbox One bundles from $300 or 1TB $450, Disney Infinity Marvel $15, more

Update (12/9 12:40pm):

In today’s best game/apps deals, GameStop is offering Star Wars Battlefront on all platforms for $39.99 shipped. That’s $20 below Amazon/the regular price tag and the best we can find. It is within $10 of the all-time lowest price, which was a very limited deal at Microsoft Store that only lasted a few hours. You’ll find the Deluxe Version is also available for $20 off right now.

It looks like most of the $50 off Black Friday/Cyber Monday pricing is back on Xbox One consoles today at Amazon, Best Buy and GameStop, with bundles starting as low as $299.99. You’ll also find the Xbox One 1TB Limited Edition Halo 5: Guardians Bundle and the Xbox One 1TB Elite Console Bundle for $450 each shipped (Reg. $500, matching Black Friday).

As part of its Deals of the Day, Best Buy is offering the Disney Infinity: Marvel Super Heroes (2.0 Edition) on all platforms at the lowest we have tracked: $14.99 shipped. The Xbox One, PS4, and Wii U versions still go for $30 on Amazon.  Best Buy is still offering Buy Two PS4 or Xbox One games and get the Third Free, and you’ll find some nice Nintendo deals below.

As you may have seen yesterday, Minecraft is finally making the leap to Wii U, your time to grab Monument Valley for free is running out and down below you’ll find the best iOS price drops including Duet Display, Cut the Rope 2, Stocks Live, Flick Kick Field Goal and more:

Ongoing game deals/promotions:

Cyber Monday Stories December 2, 2015

expiredHome Recording: M-Audio 61-Key MIDI Keyboard $85 (Reg. $169), M-Audio’s best selling monitors $99 (Reg. $150), more

Woodwind & Brasswind (97% positive over the past 12 months w/ 68,733 total ratings) via Amazon is offering the M-Audio Keystation 61 II 61-Key USB MIDI Keyboard Controller for $84.99 shipped right now. That’s about half the price it still fetches at Guitar Center/B&H and is the best price we can find.

Perfect for beginner and experienced musicians alike, this is a full-size 61 key MIDI controller with touch sensitivity, pitch bend/modulation wheels and hardware transport to control playback in Logic (or other DAWs). It comes with SONiVOX Eighty-Eight Ensemble (“a world-class virtual piano instrument”). Rated 4.2/5 stars from 150 Amazon customers.

More MIDI Keyboard Controllers:

Also from Woodwind & Brasswind on Amazon, you can grab the M-Audio AV42 Professional Studio Monitor Speakers (Pair) for $99 shipped (price appears in cart). That’s $50 under the average selling price, $30 below the B&H sale price and the best we can find.

As well as being the best selling powered speakers (don’t require an amp) on Amazon, they have 4-inch polypropylene-coated woofers, 1-inch Ferro fluid-cooled silk cone tweeters, RCA inputs and more. They are rated 3.9/5 stars from only 30 Amazon customers, but just about all the M-Audio monitors have 4+ ratings from hundreds.

Head below for the rest of today’s best home recording deals including MK II M-Audio interfaces from $80, more MIDI controllers from $40, Amazon music deals and much more:

Cyber Monday Stories November 30, 2015

expiredSave an extra 15% at the Amazon Warehouse: Polk Atrium Outdoor Speakers $56 (Orig. $200), more

Amazon Warehouse is offering an extra 15% off today as a part of its Cyber Monday sale. No code is required to reap the savings, which are automatically reflected at checkout. In case you’re not familiar, Amazon Warehouse offers open-box and used items at a discount. More information can be found here. Amazon warehouse deals are “hand-checked and graded” plus have a 30-day return policy. Be sure to check the item condition before purchasing. Free shipping is available for Prime members or on orders of $35+.

Our top pick from the Amazon Warehouse is Polk’s Atrium 4 Outdoor Speakers in white or black with prices starting at $56 shipped. That’s good for nearly 75% off the original price for this best-selling pair of speakers. Rated 4.6/5 stars by 600 Amazon reviewers. Features include 12KHz to 20kHz response, aluminum tweeter domes, and Polk’s speed-lock mounting system.

Other notable deals:

expiredSports/Fitness: Fitbit Charge HR Wristband $105 (Orig. $150), Jawbone UP3 Activity Tracker $85 (Orig. $180), more

Brookstone has the Fitbit Charge HR Wireless Activity Wristband (in black or plum, small or large) for $119.95, but using code CYBER will drop your total down to $104.95 shipped. That’s $45 below the original listing, $15 better than Amazon, $5 under the best Black Friday price we spotted and the best we can find.

One of the hottest items of the holiday season and the best selling health item on Amazon, it tracks “workouts, heart rate, distance, calories burned, floors climbed, active minutes and steps”. Rated 4/5 stars from nearly 12,000 Amazon customers.

You’ll also still find the popular Fitbit Zip trackers on for $39 shipped at various retailers, and the Fitbit Charge (minus the heart rate tracking) is available at Dick’s Sporting Goods for $79.99 shipped (the current best holiday pricing). And while we are talking about Brookstone, Groupon is offering $50 of worth of credit for $25 right now (unfortunately the deals aren’t stackable).

Target offers the Jawbone UP3 Activity Tracker in teal for $99.99. Applying coupon code CYBER15 drops the final price to $84.99 shipped. That’s a savings of $95 off the original price and the lowest price that we’ve ever seen for this model. If you’re in the market for another color, your best bet is over at Amazon. Rated 3.5/5 stars. Features include multi-sensor fitness tracking, Jawbone’s “smart alarm system”, seven days of battery life and a one-year warranty. There even more deals on Jawbone trackers at Target using the above promo code right here. 

You can browse the rest of Target’s Cyber Monday deals right here including deals on Nest, Apple gear and more. You’ll find even more Sports/Fitness deals in our holiday weekend roundup and down below including Cabela’s gift cards, Bowflex home gyms, Cyber Monday sports sales and much more:

BuyDig has a number of notable factory refurbished Cuisinart kitchenware and small appliances on sale. One standout from the bunch is the Cuisinart CCJ-500 Pulp Control Citrus Juicer for $14.30 shipped. That’s more than 50% below the original listing, $5 under Amazon’s refurbished price, and the best we can find. Along with its 4.4/5 stars rating from over 1,100 Amazon customers, it features a brushed stainless steel exterior, juice cone, auto-reversing reamer, a recipe book and much more.

More Top Picks:

Proctor Silex Fresh Grind Coffee Grinder (E167CY)-sale-02

Amazon has the Proctor Silex Fresh Grind Coffee Grinder (E167CY) for $8.99 with free shipping for Prime members or on orders over $35 (matched at Sears w/ additional shipping fees). That’s more than 50% below the original listing, $4+ below the next best listings and the lowest we can find.

This grinder has 10-cup capacity, stainless steel blades, safety on/off switch, retractable cord and works for both coffee and spices. Rated 4/5 stars from nearly 1,900 Amazon customers.

Down below you’ll find all the best Cyber Monday Home goods deals including deep disocunts on KitchenAid mixers, Margaritaville drink makers, Rachael Ray cookware, snow blowers, Hoover vacs and much more: expand full story

expiredCyber Monday magazines from $3/yr ea: Wired, GQ, ESPN, Rolling Stone, Men’s Health, Dwell, many more

The DiscountMags Black Friday sale offered some of the lowest prices of the year on single magazine subscriptions, but for Cyber Monday we are seeing the most popular titles drop down to as low as $3 per year inside of multi-mag bundles including Wired, GQ, ESPN, Men’s Health and many more:

expiredAmazon is discounting everything a book lover could ever want: e-readers from $50, Kindle Unlimited up to 40% off, more!

Amazon is running a few sales right now that offer incredible savings for book lovers. Grab a new Kindle E-reader for as low as $49.99 with free shipping, which is a match for the best we’ve ever seen. Even the higher-end Kindle Paperwhite has been discounted down to $99.99 shipped (Reg. $120).

Now to fill your new Kindle with some amazing books! Today only, as one of its Gold Box Deals of the Day, Amazon offers up to 40% off its Kindle Unlimited service. Memberships start at just $44.95 (Reg. $60). You can even gift a membership at the discounted prices. Kindle Unlimited provides access to “over 1 million titles and thousands of audiobooks.” It normally costs $10 per month.

Also one of its Gold Box Deals of the Day, Amazon is taking up to 85% off a selection of more than 800 Kindle books. You’ll find popular titles from various genres including Mystery, Romance, History, Science Fiction, and more.

expiredCyber Monday Fashion Deals: Tommy Hilfiger 50% off – Cashmere Sweater $50 (Reg. $100), up to 60% off at Timbuk2, Amazon, others

(Update 11/30 9:00am): Get a free $10 Amazon Promo Credit w/ the purchase of $100 Nordstrom Gift Card when you enter coupon code NORDHOL10 during checkout. Amazon is also taking up to 20% off other gift cards.

Cyber Monday is one of the best times to load up on all your clothing needs for yourself and those on your Christmas list. Online fashion shopping has taken off in recent years and retailers have taken notice. Today, you’ll find 50% off or more plus free shipping at a number of top brands.

Tommy Hilfiger is taking 50% off sitewide, which is its most notable sale of the year. This percentage off makes up for Tommy’s unreasonably high $150 order minimum for free shipping. Inside the sale you’ll find deals on sweaters, dress shirts, home goods and more for men, women plus children too. Our top-pick for men is the Cotton Cashmere Stripe Sweater for $49.97 (Reg. $100).

Amazon is taking 30% off fashion with code CYBERMON, free shipping is available for Prime members or on orders of $35+. There are deals on boots, accessories, dress and casual clothing as well as sunglasses and more. Shop the full selection for deals on men’s, women’s and children’s apparel.

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expiredTarget offers a 15% sitewide discount for Cyber Monday: Nest Thermostat w/ $50 Gift Card $212, more!

Update (11/30 1:00pm): Popular items are beginning to sell out online, but may be available for in-store pickup.

After hosting some of the best Black Friday deals during the past week, Target isn’t slowing down as we head into Cyber Monday. Today only, you can save 15% on nearly everything Target sells online when you enter coupon code CYBER15 during checkout.

You’ll find a couple minor exclusions, but for the most part it’s open season on all electronics, home goods, fashion, media, and more. All orders ship free. Here are our top picks:

We also have this sale to thank for the first major iPad Pro deal.

REDcard holders save an additional 5% on their entire order.

Cyber Monday brings big iPad Pro savings: 32GB $679 (Reg. $799), 128GB $807 (Reg. $949), more

Update (12/1 9:30am): Target’s deal has now expired but you can still save a few bucks on iPad Pro via MacMall:

If you want to go online, MacMall has modest $12 off iPad Pros across the board and unlike Apple, takes Paypal and only collects sales tax in CA, NY, IL, WI, MN, CO, TN, NC and GA which can save a significant bit of change. The 32GB iPad Pros have an additional $13 Off Via Coupon Code MWBCJ9TO5MAC

Description MfrPN MSRP MacMall Price Savings
IPAD PRO WI-FI 32GB SPACE GRAY-USA ML0F2LL/A $799.00 $774.00 $25.00
IPAD PRO WI-FI 32GB SILVER-USA ML0G2LL/A $799.00 $774.00 $25.00
IPAD PRO WI-FI 32GB GOLD-USA ML0H2LL/A $799.00 $774.00 $25.00
IPAD PRO WI-FI 128GB SPACE GRAY-USA ML0N2LL/A $949.00 $937.00 $12.00
IPAD PRO WI-FI 128GB SILVER-USA ML0Q2LL/A $949.00 $937.00 $12.00
IPAD PRO WI-FI 128GB GOLD-USA ML0R2LL/A $949.00 $937.00 $12.00
IPAD PRO WI-FI CELL 128GB GRAY AS-USA ML3K2LL/A $1,079.00 $1,067.00 $12.00
IPAD PRO WI-FI CELL 128GB SLVR AS-USA ML3N2LL/A $1,079.00 $1,067.00 $12.00
IPAD PRO WI-FI CELL 128GB GOLD AS-USA ML3Q2LL/A $1,079.00 $1,067.00 $12.00

Note: All iPad Pros aren’t currently in stock but most ship immediately- 3 days

Use your savings to buy an Apple Pencil or Smart Keyboard.

Target is offering a sitewide 15% discount for Cyber Monday with coupon code CYBER15. This sale knocks Apple’s newly released 12.9-inch iPad Pro down to the lowest prices we’ve ever seen:

All of these deals qualify for free shipping. REDcard holders can stack an additional 5% savings on their order.

Save on e-learning deals this Cyber Monday with 9to5Toys Specials (25% off)

Whether you want to improve your CV, or just open up new opportunities, you can save 25% on all e-learning courses at 9to5Toys Specials this Cyber Monday with coupon code CYBERMONDAY25.

There are 100 deals to pick from in total, ranging from development to trading stocks. All of the courses utilize video tuition, and many offer certification. If coding is your thing, you can learn the likes of Swift, Java, HTML5, JavaScript, Python, Ruby, C# and more, with specialist courses on game development available. Folks wanting to work in IT can pick up knowledge on infrastructure and security, and there are plenty of options for learning to build mobile apps. Management is one of the key skills taught among the business courses, although you can also learn entrepreneurship from Guy Kawasaki, and take your first steps in finance. Digital creativity is the other big section, with content helping you to master Adobe’s Creative Cloud, and improve your photography.

Head over to the e-learning section to browse the courses.

Cyber Monday Stories November 29, 2015

Audio-Technica ATH-M50x Pro Monitor Headphones in white $99 shipped (Orig. $170), more

Adorama has the Audio-Technica ATH-M50x Professional Studio Monitor Headphones in white for $99 shipped. That’s $70 under the original listing, $18 under Amazon’s current holiday weekend pricing, and the best we can find for the white model.

Along with being some of the best selling headphones on Amazon, they have received a 4.7/5 stars from over 2,500 customers. The ATH-M50x headphones have 45 mm large-aperture drivers, copper-clad aluminum wire voice coils, sound isolation, 90-degree swiveling earcups and a detachable cable design.

We also have the black ATH-M50x headphones with a $25 Adorama gift card for $119 (Orig. $170), the Audio-Technica ATH-M40x headphones from $65, and other ATH-M series headphones still on sale in our Black Friday headphone roundup.

expiredBlue Condenser Mics: Spark Digital Lightning from $128 (Reg. $200), more

Amazon is offering the Blue Microphones Spark Digital Lightning/USB Condenser mic for $129.95 shipped (matched at B&H, or $2 less Amazon third party). That’s $70 below the original listing and the best price we can find.

In our full review, we found the Spark to be one of the best USB/Lightning mics for your money. You’ll find a control switch for two different capture patterns, volume control, signal gain, a mute, and a headphone jack on the mic for direct “zero-latency” monitoring. It has received a 4.5/5 star rating from over 26 Amazon customers, but just about all of Blue’s mics get great reviews across the board.

If the Lightning Spark doesn’t interest you, we also still have a fantastic price on Blue’s best selling and very highly rated condenser mic right now at Amazon. You can grab the Blue Microphones Yeti USB Microphone in Silver for $74.99 shipped. That’s nearly $50 below the original listing and the best we can find.

More Music Production/Home Recording Deals:

Along with its musical instruments/production Black Friday deals, Amazon is offering an extra 20% off a long list of gear including guitars, acoustic guitars, accessories, keyboards and more using code MUSIC20OFF at checkout.

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