Highly-rated Stories April 4, 2016

expiredSOG Key Knife with Straight Edge Folding Stainless Steel Drop Point Blade $3 shipped (Reg. $8)

Giftstop (87% feedback rating from 669 buyers) via Amazon offers the SOG Key Knife with Straight Edge for $2.79 shipped. That’s more than $10 off the regular sale price and the lowest we’ve seen by $3.

This blade “stays hidden in a key shaped handle and is great for every day use on a keychain.” It also has a “drop point shape with a hard cased black finish” and comes with a lifetime warranty from the manufacturer. Rated 4.6/5 stars from over 1,300 Amazon shoppers and is the best selling knife in its category. 

Highly-rated Stories August 12, 2015

expiredSamsung 850 Pro 2.5-inch Internal Solid-State Drives: 256GB $115 shipped (Reg. $150+), 1TB $430 shipped (Reg. $465)

Update (8/12 11:00am): Newegg via eBay Daily Deals offers the Samsung 850 EVO 250GB 2.5-inch Internal Solid-State Drive for $84.99 shipped (Reg. $100).

Newegg is currently discounting two capacities of the very highly-rated Samsung 850 Pro 2.5-inch Internal Solid-State Drive. Free shipping is available on both deals.

First up, is the 256GB model for $114.99 shipped after coupon code AFSSD810E is applied at checkout. That’s $45 off the original listing, $37 better than Amazon and the lowest price we can currently find.

The larger 1TB capacity is available for $429.99 shipped following coupon code AFSSD810G during checkout. This is $100 less than the original price, $35 off Amazon’s current listing and the best price we can find.

Samsung 850 Pro 2.5-inch Internal Solid-State Drive features 550/520Mbps read/write speeds, 256-bit AES encryption, 3D V-NAND technology and includes a ten-year limited warranty.

Highly-rated Stories June 4, 2015

expiredV-MODA’s popular Crossfade LP2 Limited Edition Over-Ear Headphones are on sale for $100 shipped (Reg. $140+)

The Microsoft Store offers the V-MODA Crossfade LP2 Limited Edition Over-Ear Headphones (matte black) for $99.99 with free shipping. V-MODA’s popular headphones originally retailed for $200, today’s deal is $40 better than Amazon’s offering, a match of our previous mention and the best price we can currently find.

These over-ear headphones include 50mm dual-diaphram drivers with a 5-30kHz response and 32Q impedance. A hard carrying case, gunmetal shield kit, carabiner, cables and 1/4-inch adapter are included with purchase.

Amazon customers rave about these V-MODA headphones, rating them 4.6/5 stars.

Highly-rated Stories May 7, 2015

expiredSamsung 850 EVO 250GB 2.5-inch Internal Solid State Drive $98 shipped (Reg. $120+)

Adorama via eBay Daily Deals offers the Samsung 850 EVO 250GB 2.5-inch Internal Solid State Drive for $97.99 shipped. Today’s deal is $100 off the original price, $10 lower than our previous mention and the best price that we’ve seen.

The best-selling Samsung 850 EVO features sequential read speeds of 550 MB/s and write speesd of 520 MB/s, as well as 256-bit AES encryption. This product is backed by a five-year limited warranty from Samsung. Rated 4.7/5 stars.

Pick up a popular 2.5-inch enclosure to make it an external drive.

Highly-rated Stories May 1, 2015

expiredThis highly-rated Raspberry Pi 2 Model B kit is perfect for getting into micro-computing $60 shipped (Reg. $70)

Micro-computing is becoming more mainstream as different projects and possibilities continue to develop out of Raspberry Pi, the business card sized single-board computer. A few months back the second generation was announced, including the opportunity for free a copy of Windows 10. We are just starting to notice some discounts on Raspberry Pi 2 Model B as production has caught up with demand.

Prestige Milano via Amazon offers the Raspberry Pi 2 Model B complete starter kit for $69.99. Coupon code RP2XBTEN cuts $10 off the price dropping the final total to $59.99 shipped.

If you’re interested in getting into micro-computing, this is an excellent place to start, we’ve included the individual values of each component as well. This kit includes the Raspberry Pi 2 Model B (900MHz/1GB of RAM, $40+), a case ($5), an 8GB Kingston SD card ($10) that is pre-loaded with software and a power supply ($10). It also ships with a Wi-Fi dongle ($10), HDMI cable ($2) and a heatsink. That’s over $80 in value and basically everything needed to get your new Pi 2 system off the ground and running.

Amazon users rave about this kit, with over 1,500 customers rating it 4.6/5 stars. There are a number of ways to utilize this system, from setting up a media server to playing Minecraft. Amazon also has different cases available for a customizable look, as well as other accessories. The previous generation system is still available as well.

Highly-rated Stories April 13, 2015

expiredSennheiser HD600 Over-Ear Headphones $239 (Reg. $320)

Adorama has the Sennheiser HD600 Audiophile Dynamic headphones for $239 shipped. That’s $81 off the regular price, $33 better than Amazon and the lowest we can find them.

These headphones have an open metal-mesh design with a detachable copper cable, 12-39,000Hz response and include a 3.5mm to 1/4-inch adapter. Rated 4.7/5 stars.

We also have a nice deal on some JLab in-ear headphones from this morning.

We’ve spotted a couple of Sennheiser over-ear headphone deals today, starting with Amazon offering the HD650’s for $287 shipped. Today’s deal is over $100 off the regular going rate and the best current price. Amazon users rate these headphones 4.6/5 stars.

Features include an acoustic silk enclosure, 10-39,500Hz frequency response, high-power magnets and lightweight aluminum voice coils for “fast response”.

Highly-rated Stories March 18, 2015

Gameloft’s Call of Duty-like iOS military shooter, Modern Combat 5: Blackout has gone free for the first time since its release last July. This game typically goes for $4 and has been listed as high as $7. Modern Combat 5: Blackout is rated 4/5 stars by over 7,900 users.

Blackout has squad-based multiplayer gameplay with customizable modes, in-game chat, leaderboards and more. Additionally, it has a full single player mode with light XP and weapon tier systems that takes you from Tokyo to Venice “to expose a lunatic who’s trying to tear the world to shreds.”

You can checkout more game deals in our daily roundups.

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Highly-rated Stories February 27, 2015

Crucial M500 960GB SATA 2.5-Inch Internal SSD $315 (Reg. $420), Inatek SSD Enclosure $10 (Reg. $25), more

Update 2/27 10:03AM: Elgato — maker of the professional-class Thunderbolt Drive+ SSDs reviewed on 9to5Mac — has just significantly dropped the prices of the 256GB ($379, prev. $500) and 512GB ($649, prev. $890) models. Today, Elgato’s official retailer Other World Computing is offering both at all-time price lows: $368 for the 256GB Thunderbolt Drive+ and $628 for the 512GB Thunderbolt Drive+. Covered in aluminum housings and fully port-powered, these drives are the rare SSDs with a Thunderbolt interface, also including USB 3.0 and 2.0 compatibility. They have rare 5/5-star ratings on Amazon, where their prices are significantly higher.

Other World Computing also offers the Crucial M500 960GB SATA 2.5-Inch Internal Solid State Drive for $315 shipped. This is a savings of $91 off the regular price and $55 better than Amazon where it is rated 4.6/5 stars by over 2,300 customers.


  • Sequential Read: 500 MB/s
  • Sequential Write: 400 MB/s
  • 4KB Random Read: 80,000 IOPS
  • Designed to write 40GB/day for 5 years

Combo this internal solid state drive with the Inatek 2.5-inch external hard disk enclosure for $12.99. Coupon code ZY2JCJU4 brings the final price down to $9.99 Prime shipped (free trial).  Today’s price is over 50% off the original listing. This enclosure is rated 4.6/5 stars by 323 Amazon customers.


  • ABS plastic material; Delicate and simple appearance, exquisite workmanship provides excellent performance
  • Compatible operating systems with Windows 2000/Windows Me/Windows 98/ XP /Vista/ 7/ 8, Mac OS 9.1/10.8.4 above; Backward compatible with USB 2.0 /1.1 connections
  • USB3.0 transfer interface, maximum capacity reach 5Gbps; Support hot-swap,Plug &play; Blue and red power supply/HDD LED activity indicator
  • Tool free, No Reboot and Additional Driver is needed, easy to install and disassemble; Built-in foam pad, protect hard disk effectively
  • Suitable for 9.5mm and below thickness 2.5” SATA HDD; Converts any 9.5mm & 7mm 2.5” SATA HDD/SSD into an external hard drive for ultimate mobility and convenience

Highly-rated Stories February 19, 2015

expirediOttie Easy Flex 3 Car Mount for iPhone 6/6 Plus, Samsung Galaxy, more $12 shipped (Reg. $25)

Newegg has the iOttie Easy Flex 3 for iPhone 6/6 Plus, Samsung Galaxy and other smartphones for $19.99. Coupon code EMCANKX85 brings the final price down to $11.99 shipped. This is the best current price and the lowest that we’ve seen it. For comparison, it typically retails for $8 more at Amazon.

This highly-rated car mount features:

  • One touch mounting system locks the device with just a push of a finger
  • “Small and compact” sized design to mount while offering a 360 degree rotation
  • Fits mobile devices 2.1 inches to 3.1 inches wide
  • Foam grips on arms to ensure protection while offering a no-slip hold

Additional description from iOttie:

Designed to rival its predecessor, the Easy Flex 3 now offers a 30% slimmer body with a more swept back & compact design. From the bottom of the mount up, the Easy Flex 3 is style & design driven all the way. The bottom base neatly covers the super sticky gel pad lying beneath – ready to adhere to almost any surface you are looking to place it on. With the easy to use locking lever replacing previous locking feature, you can easily place & mount your Easy Flex 3 with the push of a finger. Now you are ready to mount your device. Simply push the side arm into the locking position and the one touch trigger button in the middle will be armed & ready – waiting to hold your device. You can now place your device inside the mount, hitting the one touch trigger button & the side arm will securely lock your device in place. Should you need to move or rotate your device in any viewing angle – the Easy Flex 3 has you covered with complete 360 Degree simple adjustments. The top cradle itself will ratchet around 360 Degree for your device to quickly go from portrait to landscape mode. The ball pivot joint will also move completely around to allow your Easy Flex 3 so sit above or below your dash – the viewing possibilities are endless! Say goodbye to the days of standard black as your only car mount color option. The Easy Flex 3 is now offered in Black, Mint & White – designed to fit your own personal style.


Highly-rated Stories January 30, 2015

expired2.5-inch SATA III SSDs: Samsung 850 250GB $110 (Reg. $150), Crucial MX100 256GB $90 (Reg. $128)

Newegg via eBay Daily Deals offers the Samsung 850 EVO 250GB 2.5-inch SATA III Internal Solid State Drive (SSD) for $109.99 shipped. This is a savings of $40 off the regular price, $32 better than Amazon and the lowest that we’ve seen it go for since its release. This SSD is rated 4.6/5 stars by 162 Amazon customers.

The Samsung 850 EVO series features sequential read speeds of 550 MB/s and write speeds of 520 MB/s, includes AES 256-bit encryption and is backed by a five-year warranty.

Next up, Tiger Direct has the Crucial MX100 256GB 2.5-inch SATA III Internal SSD for $104.99. Coupon code HBB152131 brings the final price down to $89.99 shipped. This is $28 off the regular price, $15 off Amazon’s current listing and the lowest that we can currently find it.

This highly-rated SSD has sequential write speeds of 300/500MB/s and read speeds of 550MB/s, it also ships with a 9.5mm adapter and includes a three-year warranty.

With your savings grab a highly-rated 2.5-inch drive enclosure

Highly-rated Stories December 20, 2014

expiredSennheiser Momentum Over-Ear Headphones $150 shipped (Reg. $220+)

Focus Camera offers the Sennheiser Momentum Over-Ear Headphones for $149.99 shipped. This is a savings of at least $70 off the regular price, within $5 of our previous open box mention and $49 better than Amazon.


  • Closed back, over-ear design isolates ambient noise to maximize musical enjoyment.
  • Premium leather ear pads and headband deliver softness and breathability for extreme comfort during long listening sessions
  • Precision metal ear cups and stainless steel headband provide durability and enhance sonic performance
  • 18-ohm operating impedance produces outstanding dynamics and overall output level with portable audio devices

These headphones are currently rated 4.3/5 stars by over 300 Amazon customers.

Highly-rated Stories December 17, 2014

Update (12/23 1:00pm): @jdnorthwest is our winner – congratulations and thank you to everyone that entered the contest! Happy Holidays!

It’s the holiday season, and we are all busy but before everyone starts traveling we wanted to giveaway a pair of one of our favorite headphones. This week you’ll have the chance to enter to win a set of Grado SR80e open-ear headphones, one of the best sounding set of cans you’ll ever use.

The SR80e’s are a part of the newest generation of Prestige Series cans that were released this past summer. They feature a beautiful open-air design, 20-20,000Hz frequency response and are handmade in Brooklyn. Grado has long been noted as some of the best sounding headphones available by Consumer Reports and Head-Fi. Amazon users agree too, getting a top-of-the-line rating of 4.7/5 stars. I’ve been using them for four years and can say that the SR80e’s are the perfect companion to your music.

Continue on to learn how you can win a set of these Grado cans… expand full story

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