exclusive Stories June 17, 2016

ThinkGeek 60% off Summer Sale: Flux Capacitor USB Car Charger $10 (Reg. $25), much more

From now until Wednesday, ThinkGeek is holding a 60% off Summer Sale with a ton of its most popular items heavily discounted. Many of these novelties are ThinkGeek exclusively made and distributed, like the Flux Capacitor USB Car Charger that’s available for only $9.99. That’s $15 off the regular sale price and the lowest ThinkGeek has ever offered it.

This charger looks like a Flux Capacitor from the Back to the Future series and it has two USB ports to charge two devices at the same time. Shipping is free on orders over $75 or flat rate of $6.95.

Here are other great items in the sale:

exclusive Stories February 23, 2016

9to5Toys has teamed up with GameAgent to offer our readers an exclusive 55% off deal on the popular Civilization: Beyond Earth Collection for Mac (Steam code). That brings the price down to just $27 (Reg. $59.99). This collection of content will run you over $80 on the Mac App Store and $60+ on Steam. This is $3 below our previous mention on Beyond Earth with the RT add-on. 

Civilization: Beyond Earth Collection – 55% off – $27 (Reg. $59.99)

The collection includes the full, critically acclaimed Civilization: Beyond Earth game, and it also comes with the Exoplanets Map Pack and the Rising Tide expansion.

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exclusive Stories December 8, 2015

Samsung Ultra-Slim 8X USB DVD-R Optical Drive for Mac/PC/Android: $18 shipped (Orig. $26)

Amazon offers Prime members the Samsung Ultra-Slim Black Optical DVD Drive for $17.99 Prime shipped (matched at Newegg for all customers). That’s $8.50 off the original list price and the lowest we can find. This Mac/PC compatible drive is completely USB powered and still manages to write DVDs at 8X speeds.

exclusive Stories August 31, 2015

Set the clock back to 1875 with the new Tesla Watch from ThinkGeek

The Tesla Watch is another ThinkGeek exclusive creation that is sure to get your friends talking.. or at least asking you for the time. The main feature of this analog watch is the two faux vacuum tubes with red LEDs inside that you can turn on and off with the flick of a switch. Surprisingly, there is no kinetic charging with this watch. Instead you must wind it with a small key.

The Tesla Watch can be had for $60 from ThinkGeek. Full specs and video follow:

Product Specifications: 

  • Steampunk-styled Tesla analog watch
  • A ThinkGeek creation & exclusive
  • Weathered-brass look on metal findings plus leather strap
  • Japanese movement
  • 2 light-up vacuum tube-style LEDs on top
  • On/off switch controls red LEDs in vacuum tubes
  • Ornamental winding keys
  • Comes in a tin, suitable for gifting
  • Materials: 304 stainless steel case, glass face, and leather strap
  • Not water resistant
  • Batteries: SR626SW (minutes/hour), SR521SW (seconds), and CR2032 (LEDs) button cell batteries (included)
  • Dimensions: Watch face 1″ diameter, total face 1.6″ diameter, 2.7″ tall including vacuum tubes
  • Strap 1.2″ wide, fits a wrist 6.75″ to 8″

exclusive Stories August 13, 2015

expiredThinkGeek 16th Birthday Sale w/ toys at only $16: USB Flux Capacitor, Minecraft/Star Wars items, more

Today only, ThinkGeek.com is celebrating 16 years on planet Earth by discounting some of its most popular products to only $16. You can bag free shipping on orders over $75 or pay $6.95 flat rate.

The first item our staffers are undoubtedly picking up today is the Flux Capacitor USB Car Charger for $16 (Orig. $24). While it won’t physically take you back to 1985, the level of nostalgia certainly will. It comes with two USB charging ports (1.1A) and is an original ThinkGeek creation.You can also find these items for only $16 as well:

exclusive Stories December 23, 2014

Become an Adorama VIP member for free ($149 value)

Adorama is offering its VIP Membership for free (a $149 value). We recommend securing this deal if you ever shop at Adorama, often the best deals from them require a VIP Membership to purchase. To enroll, visit this page and complete the form on the right.

Additional perks include:

  • Exclusive discounts
  • Photography education courses
  • VIP contests
  • Free 8×10, 10-page hard cover, lay-flat book

Although not currently on sale, an Adorama VIP membership would currently be required to purchase Apple’s iMac w/ 5K Retina display, Mac Pro or select 4K UHDTVs.

exclusive Stories September 24, 2014

9to5Toys Specials offers a digital download of Dragon Dictate for Mac 4 for $100, which is a 50% discount off the regular list price. This is the lowest price that we could currently find, and beats Amazon’s price by at least $20. It is important to note that the digital version of this software does include a USB headset.

Dragon Dictate for Mac 4 can be used in a variety of different applications, allowing for easy dictation from user to computer. It can accurately transcribe an audio file from a single speaker’s voice via podcast or recording, and features a variety of improvements over the previous version. With Dragon Dictate for Mac 4 you now have full text control when writing e-mails via Gmail, control over your Gmail inbox within Safari and Firefox, as well as better dictation accuracy in Apple Pages. Dragon Dictate for Mac 4 requires Mac OS X Lion (10.8), an Intel Core 2 Duo 2.4 GHz processor, 3GB of hard drive space and 4GB of memory.

We positively reviewed this software, dubbing it the “best speech recognition app”.

Head below the fold to learn more about Dragon Dictate for Mac 4 or visit their official website.

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exclusive Stories August 30, 2014

Update (9/6): Thanks for all of the entries into our first Small States giveaway, @chrismachian is our winner and he has been contacted.

Small States is a new series on 9to5Toys that features small companies that design and manufacture within the United States. 

Introduction

Often times a problem forces a solution. Then there are times when a passion for something leads to a solution. Sometimes you are working in a successful corporate gig and then one Cord Taco changes your life…

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exclusive Stories September 25, 2013

1-year magazine subscription: Men’s Fitness & Men’s Journal Bundle: $9 (Reg. $100)

Update 2: Sold out!  Don’t miss out next time.  Follow 9to5Toys for all the latest deals… TwitterRSS FeedFacebookGoogle+

Update: This deal is now over. Today’s mag deals are 1-year subs to ESPN for $5 (Reg. $103) and Backpacker Magazine for $4.50 (Reg. $36)

Today we have an exclusive magazine subscription bundle including Men’s Fitness and Men’s Journal. 9to5Toys has teamed up with DiscountMags to offer a 1-year subscription to the Men’s Fitness & Men’s Journal Bundle for just $9 with free delivery inside the US. Be sure to use promo code: 9TO5TOYS to redeem the discount.

That brings the total for each mag down to $4.50, making this the lowest individual price on both of them, beyond some of the bundles that required 5 or more subscriptions. This is effectively $91 in savings off the newsstand price, $20 off the discounted individual price and $7.50 cheaper than the already discounted price DiscountMags currently offers on this bundle. These deals are only available within the US, come with no sales tax and as per usual the subscriptions will never get auto renewed on you.

Men’s Fitness & Men’s Journal Bundle 1-year subscription: $9 w/ code “9TO5TOYS“ (Reg. $100 newsstand price) – Up to 3 years

About Men’s Fitness:

Men’s Fitness Magazine is for today’s health-conscious man. This magazine subscription will help you maximize your workout and teach you how to get optimal results with diet and nutrition changes. Each issue shows you how to workout specific body parts, unleash your sex drive, and put adventure back into your life.

About Men’s Journal:

Men’s Journal is for men who love adventure. Each issue features product reviews on the gear you need – from sports equipment to computers and gadgets. This magazine subscription features workout guides, articles on men’s health, and everything you need to know about sports, movies, food, drinks, cars and more.

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