Get your kid off your phone w/ a refurb iPod Touch 5th Gen: 32GB for $165, 64GB for $195 shipped

Daily Steals has the refurbished 5th Generation Apple iPod Touch in 32GB and 64GB capacities starting at $169.99 shipped. Using the coupon code IPODLOVE5 takes an additional $5 off your total making it $165 for the 32GB and $195 for the 64GB model. That’s $135 off the original price of the 32GB iPod and the lowest we can find for both models.

Features include:

  • Ultrathin design available in five gorgeous colors
  • 4-inch Retina display
  • Apple A5 chip
  • 5-megapixel iSight camera with 1080p HD video recording
  • FaceTime camera with 1.2-megapixel photos and 720p HD video recording
  • iOS 6 with features like Siri, Passbook, and Facebook integration
  • iTunes Store with millions of songs, and thousands of movies and TV shows
  • App Store with more than 700,000 apps, including over 100,000 games
  • Game Center with millions of gamers
  • Free text messaging over Wi-Fi with iMessage
  • Rich HTML email and Safari web browser
  • AirPlay and AirPlay Mirroring
  • 40 hours of music playback, 8 hours of video playback
  • Apple EarPods

Note:  All Apple refurbished products are certified and tested directly by Apple and include a 1-year warranty. All refurbished iPod models also include a brand new battery and outer shell. STRAP NOT INCLUDED.

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Mos Speedrun 2 for iOS goes free for the first time (Reg. $2)

Mos Speedrun 2 for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch is now available for free. Not to be confused with the free-to-play version, the game usually sells for $1.99. This is the very first time we have seen it go free since its release in September of 2015. Combined, the Mos Speedrun series has a 4+ star rating from nearly 600 gamers.

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Splashtop 2 Remote Desktop for iPhone/iPod goes free for the first time in months (Reg. $3)

Splashtop 2 Remote Desktop for iPhone & iPod has gone free for the first time since October. This popular utility typically sells for $3. It has collected a 4.5/5 star rating from over 2,300 App Store customers all-time.

If you’re not familiar, Splashtop 2 allows iOS users to remotely access their Mac or Windows PC from an iPhone or iPod. You’ll be able to replicate your computer’s desktop on your device with full access to all functionality. All you have to do is install the desktop utility alongside the iOS app and you’re all set. The app includes free access to any computer on the same network or you can opt for an in-app purchase that allows you to connect from anywhere.

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App Store Free App of the Week: Piloteer goes free for the very first time ($2 value)

This week, Apple has selected Piloteer as the new App Store freebie. Regularly selling for $2, you can now pick it up on all your iOS devices for free. It originally released back in June of 2015 at $2.99, and has never gone free until now.

Head below for a closer look and more details:

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Toys R Us Black Friday ad leak: Xbox One/PS4 bundles $300, iPod touch $50 off, LEGO, more

A few weeks ago we got a glimpse at some Toys R Us holiday promotions, but thanks to another leak we now have their entire Black Friday plans. The retailer will offer in-store doorbusters on Thanksgiving starting at 5pm and on Black Friday at 7am. Some deals will also go live online Thursday morning. The full 28-page ad features various video games, Apple devices, LEGO, kids’ toys, action figures, Blu-ray/DVD movies, and more.

Head below to check out the top deals and best pages from this year’s Toys R Us Black Friday ad:

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App Store Free App of the Week: Dr. Panda’s Mailman ($4 value)

Apple has now chosen Dr. Panda’s Mailman as the new App Store Free App of the Week. As usual, you’ll have until this time next week to grab it for free. This is only the second time we have seen the well reviewed children’s title go free, which was back in June.

Head below for some gameplay footage and more details:

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App Store Free App of the Week: Wake Alarm Clock ($4 value)

This week Apple has selected Wake Alarm Clock as the new App Store freebie. The title usually goes for $3.99 and has a 4 star rating from nearly 1,000 reviewers, so if you’re interested, download it while you can. Compatible with all of your iOS devices, it is described as “the most beautiful and intuitive alarm for iPhone & iPad.”

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App Store Free App of the Week: Combo Quest RPG goes free for the first time ($1 value)

Apple has now chosen Combo Quest as the new App Store Free App of the Week. This addictive little 8-bit inspired RPG released back in January of this year at $1, and hasn’t dropped since. It can now be downloaded to all your iOS devices for free until this time next week.

Gameplay footage and more details below:

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App Store Free App of the Week: Nighty Night Circus kids’ bedtime story app ($3 value)

Apple has now selected Nighty Night Circus – bedtime story & lullaby for kids as the new App Store Free App of the Week. Regularly listed at $3, it can now be had for free on all your iOS devices. Only once before has the kids’ app gone free since it released at $4 in November 2014. It is the direct sequel to the “most popular bedtime app of all time, Apple App of the Year 2012: Nighty Night!”. An app that more than “3 million parents bring their children to bed with.”

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App Store Free App of the Week: Time Surfer – Endless Arcade Magic ($1 value)

Apple has now officially selected Time Surfer – Endless Arcade Magic as the new Free App of the Week. Regularly priced at $1 you can now download it to all your iOS devices for free. It has basically only gone free once a year since it released in 2013, so we reccomend grabbing it now of you’re interested.

Head below for more details on this time bending endless surfer:

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RollerCoaster Tycoon 3 hits iOS a decade after its initial release

RollerCoaster Tycoon 3 has made its way to iOS today for $4.99, bringing the classic PC strategy simulation title to iPhones, iPads and the iPod Touch. Frontier Developments has included all 18 scenarios from the original game, with five park themes to base your designs around: Generic, Spooky, Western, Adventure and Sci-fi. Gamers can opt for…

Spigen 3.3-foot Apple Certified MFi Lightning to USB Cable $5 Prime shipped (Reg. $20)

Spigen Inc via Amazon has its 3.3-foot Apple MFi Certified Lightning to USB Cable for $19.99, but code SPIGENMF will drop your total down to $4.99. The cable ships free for Prime members or on orders over $35. That’s $15 under the original price and a match for the lowest we have seen. It has a 4.5/5…

Team 17 announces a pair of new Worms games coming to iOS, Xbox One and PC

Update (9/3 8:00am):  Worms 4 has now hit the App Store and is available to download for $4.99.

Game developer/publisher Team 17 has been busy this week after putting a number of its games on sale, including Worms3 going free for the very first time as the App Store’s Free App of the Week. While still working on the Banjo-Kazooie spiritual successor Yooka-Laylee, today the team is announcing a pair of new Worms releases for both console and mobile:

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App Store Free App of the Week: Worms3 ($5 value)

Apple has now officially selected Worms3 as the new Free App of the Week. Regularly listed at $5, you can download the multiplayer, turn-based battler to all of your iOS devices for the next week for free. Previous to this sale, we had never seen the game dip below $1. It has a 4 star rating from thousands much like the rest of the popular Worms games, many of which are also on sale right now.

More details below:

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This Lightning cable cleverly solves an annoyance every iPhone user deals with

When the Lightning connecter was originally revealed alongside iPhone 5 back in 2012, Apple singled out its reversibility as a major feature. It made plugging in your iPhone an even more brainless task. The only problem is that being reversible doesn’t help if you can’t see where the Lightning port is on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod. That’s when Sewell’s ingenious Lightning cable comes in handy…

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Sennheiser Momentum On-Ear Headphones in black $65 shipped (Reg. $80)

Newegg’s official eBay store is offering the Sennheiser Momentum On-Ear Headphones in black for $64.99 shipped. That’s $165 under the original price, $15 better than Amazon, $5 below our previous mention and the best price we can find. Features: Compact closed back, on-ear design isolates ambient noise to maximize musical enjoyment. Headband and layered foam…

Kmashi 10,000mAh Dual-USB Power Bank: $9.39 Prime shipped (Orig. $50)

Amazon offers the popular and 4.2/5 star rated Kmashi 10,000mAh USB battery for $9.39 Prime Shipped after $4.60 coupon code JAK3JCUV at checkout. That’s the lowest price we’ve seen on a 10,000mAh battery. This one includes a 2.1A port for fast charging and 4 LED battery level indicator. Features: Smooth varnish allows you to power up in style, while…

App Store Amazing Apps/Games for $1: Blek, Spider Man, Goat Sim, Scanner Pro, Facetune, GoodReader, more

Apple has now officially kicked off another Amazing Apps and Games for $1 sale on the App Store. Many of which were featured in yesterday’s game roundup and are at some of lowest prices we have seen in quite some time. These are direct discounts and not related to lower emerging market pricing.

Some notables include Facetune: $1 (Reg. $4), Blek: $1 (Reg. $3), Goat Simulator: $1 (Reg. $5), Amazing Spider-Man 2: $1 (Reg. $7), Scanner Pro 6 by Readdle: $1 (Reg. $3), The Room Two: $1 (Reg. $3) and many more. Head below for the rest of the games/apps in the sale:

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Rovio iOS sale: Angry Birds Space for iPhone goes free for the first time, AB Stars Wars HD $1 (Reg. $3), more

Beloved app developer Rovio has put a number of its apps on sale today. While you certainly can’t go wrong with any Angry Birds deal, Angry Birds Space for iPhone has now gone free for the first time on the App Store. Regularly a $1 purchase, this is the very first price drop we have seen on the interstellar bird slinger for iPhone. More details below.

You’ll find more Angry Birds games on sale as well. All but Seasons are the lowest prices we have seen in over a year (Seasons went free for a little over a week back February). These apps combine for a 4+ star rating from around 300,000 reviewers:

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Pixelmator image editor and painting app for iOS hits its lowest price ever: $1 (Reg. $5)

The popular iOS image editor Pixelmator has dropped to its lowest price ever today. It was originally released at $9.99 back in October of 2014, and has never dropped below $4.99 before today. The Pixelmator Team just recently made the app a universal one, so it can now be downloaded to all your iOS devices for just $1.

More details and some footage of the app in action below:

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R.B.I. Baseball 15 for iOS gets its very first price drop: $2 (Reg. $5), more

Just in time to get your baseball fix during MLB’s All-Star break, R.B.I. Baseball 15 for iOS is getting its very first price drop today. Originally released at the end of April this year for $4.99, today you can download it on your iOS devices for just $1.99.

You can also grab R.B.I. Baseball 14 for $1.99 today (Reg. $4.99). While we did it see it drop down to $1 during the holiday season last year for 7 days, this is matching the best price we have seen outside of that sale. More details below:

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Kmashi 15,000mAh Dual-USB Power Bank: $15 shipped (Reg. $20)

With your $15 savings you can pick up a popular Kmashi 15,000mAh USB battery after $5 coupon code S48VYCRP at checkout. Amazon offers the Spigen 4.9-foot MFi Lightning cable for $19.99 but coupon code SPIGENCS drops it all the way down to just $5 Shipped. That’s $15 off and tied with the lowest price we’ve seen.…

App Store Free App of the Week: Star Walk 2 goes free for the first time ($3 value)

Apple has now officially selected Star Walk 2 – Guide to the Night Sky as the new App Store Free App of the Week. Regularly listed at $2.99, you can grab the app for free on iPhone, iPad and iPod touch from now through this time next week. This is the very first time we have seen the app go free directly on the App Store since it released in August 2014.

It received an Apple Design Award in 2014 and has been used by more than “10 million people”. Head below for more details:

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Readdle launches Scanner Pro 6 for iOS w/ updated features & release day pricing: $3 (Reg. $6)

Today, popular productivity app developer Readdle has launched Scanner Pro 6. While we have seen the app drop down to free previous to being updated to the latest version this morning, Scanner Pro 6 is currently available for 50% off for a limited time. You can download the scanner app for $2.99 to your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch, but it will shoot back up to $5.99 once the limited release pricing period ends, which could be as early as tomorrow.

Even better, Readdle says the existing 7 million Scanner Pro customers will get the update for free. Head below to find out what made it the number 1 app in 20 countries and what version 6.0 brings to the table:

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The first chapter in the epic Infinity Blade trilogy is now available for free (Reg. $6)

Back in March of 2011 a game by the name of Infinity Blade hit the App Store. Since then, it has become one of the most popular action games on any mobile platform, and was followed up with two very successful sequels. Only twice has the game ever been offered for free since release, both of which were more than two years ago. But from now through this weekend, developer Chair is celebrating FREEdom by offering it for completely free once again.

Head below to find out more about the game’s combat, visuals and more:

App Store Free App of the Week: Warhammer Snotling Fling ($4 value)

Apple has now officially handpicked Warhammer: Snotling Fling as the new Free App of the Week. The catapult crasher regularly goes for $4 and can be downloaded onto your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch for free until this time next week. While we have seen it dip down to $1, this is the very first time it has gone free on the App Store.

Head below for more details and some gameplay footage:

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App Store Free App of the Week: Magnetized abstract puzzle game ($3 value)

Apple has now officially chosen Magnetized as the new Free App of the Week. It regularly goes for $2.99, but will be free on all your iOS devices until this time next week. It was released back in January of last year and has only gone free once previously. This abstract puzzle game packs 80 levels and tasks players to escape the maze using special powers.

More details below:

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App Store Free App of the Week: Quetzalcoatl puzzle game ($2 value)

Apple has now unveiled the new Free App of the Week: regularly listed at $1.99, you can now pick Quetzalcoatl up for free on iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.

Hundreds of App Store reviewers have given it a near-perfect rating while praising its unique gameplay. After a quick parsing of the reviews, it seems like the screenshots and promo images don’t do this game justice. From what I was able to discern, this is a game you need to play to appreciate. And this week you have nothing to lose if you want to give it a shot.

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iTunes Free App of the Week: Mighty Switch Force! Hose It Down! ($2 value)

Apple has picked Mighty Switch Force! Hose It Down! to be this week’s free iOS app. Available on iPhone, iPad and iPod touch, you can now download the “pick-up-and-play puzzler” for free. Regularly listed between $1 and $2, this week’s sale is the very first time we have seen the game go free since its release in early February.

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Hours Time Tracking app from Apple Design Award winner Tapity goes free for the very first time ($7 value)

The former Apple Design Award winning developer Tapity is now offering its Hours Time Tracking app for free. Available to download on iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch, the app is regularly listed between $4.99 and $6.99. While we have seen it dip as low as $3, this is the very first time it has gone free on the App Store.

Head below for more details and to see the Hours for Apple Watch update in action:

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Easily mount your phone or tablet to any surface with Neutron S Magnet: $20 Shipped

Update: Amazon now has these for $19.99 Prime shipped 9to5Toys Specials has the Neutron S Magnetic Phone and Tablet Mount for $24.99 shipped. Instead of setting your mobile device on your leg or the table only to have to slide around as you try to use it, keep it in place on any surface so you can tap and…

Wireless Bluetooth Cloud Buds: $30 shipped (orig. $109)

Most of the time, headphones serve as a necessary inconvenience. You need them to listen to your music, favorite podcasts, and to keep whatever it is you choose to listen to in your ears instead of broadcast out loud. But there’s always a knot to be undone and a kink to be worked out. There’s…

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Dust off your Game Boy cartridges, this case will let you play them on your iPhone 6 Plus

Hyperkin, a company known for its retro gaming hardware and accessories, leaked some initial details and concept drawings for an upcoming Game Boy-style iPhone add-on recently. Initially considered an April Fools’ joke by many, and it partially was, but the company has since confirmed its validity:

“A lot of you were speculating that the Smart Boy is an April Fools’ Joke. Well, it sort of was. We “leaked” it with the initial intent of testing the market, seeing whether or not it should be something we’d actually make, under the guise of an April Fools’ Joke…Looks like you awesome folks ACTUALLY WANT IT, so the Smart Boy is now in development! Thank you all for your enthusiastic responses!”

As you can see, the Smart Boy smartphone peripheral is clearly a reality and currently in development. Head below to find out more about what it has to offer:

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iTunes Free App of the Week: Back to Bed ($4 value)

This week Apple has selected Back to Bed as its free offering for iOS users. You can download the regular $3.99 puzzler for free on iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. This week’s sale marks the first time the game has gone free since releasing in the summer of last year.

Head below for more details on the indie 3D puzzler:

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iTunes Free App of the Week: Tangent – transform your photos into a one-of-a-kind works of art ($2 value)

Apple has hand picked Tangent to be the Free App of the Week. The title normally goes for $1.99, but is now available for free on iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. With a rating of 4.5/5 stars from 428 reviewers, this is the first time we have seen it go free in over a year.

Head below for more details:

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Sky Gamblers: Cold War is IGN’s free iOS game of the month ($5 value)

IGN is now offering Ayptical Games’ Sky Gamblers: Cold War as its FREE game of the month. Regularly listed at $4.99 and with 4.5/5 stars from 2,257 ratings, you can now download this game for free on iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch via IGN’s deal page. We’ve seen this game go down as low as $1 a few times before, but never free.

Go back in time and re-write the Cold War with this “extensive” single and multiplayer mode game. With multiple game modes, users can enjoy campaign, survival, team deathmatch, capture the flag and more. Sky Gamblers: Cold War is compatible with Game Center and AirPlay, so you can play along with your friends or on the big screen.

Head below for more details and a trailer.

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iTunes Free App of the Week – Temple Run: Oz ($1.99 value)

Apple has selected Disney’s Temple Run: Oz as the new Free App of the Week. Regularly listed at $1.99, today you can grab the game for free on iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. Rated 4 stars from 12,289 reviewers, this is the first time we have seen the game go free since release.

Head below to find out more details about this endless runner…

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Complete iOS 8 & Swift Dev Course: $998 Value for $89

Enjoy over 36+ hours of elite instruction at the cutting edge of iOS app creation, learning Apple’s Xcode 6 and Swift, their new programming language — for just $89 Everyone’s got an idea for an app, but only you can create the most valuable, sharpest apps using Swift, Apple’s new language used to develop all native…

Gameloft’s Modern Combat 5 Blackout for iOS hits its all-time lowest price: $1 (Reg. $4+)

Gameloft’s Call of Duty-like military shooter, Modern Combat 5: Blackout, has hit its all-time lowest price ever on the App Store. Usually listed at $3.99 (and regularly as high as $7), you can pick up the game on iPhone, iPad or iPod touch for just $1. It has received 4/5 stars from 7,104 ratings and is listed as the “App Store’s Best of 2014 in 28 countries!”

Along with a series of updates over the holidays, Blackout features squad-based multiplayer with 4 customizable classes, chat, leaderboards and “limited time events”. There is also a full single player campaign here 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.”

Head below for a quick look and more details:

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iTunes Free App of the Week: Dr. Panda’s Restaurant 2 ($2.99 value)

Apple has chosen Dr. Panda’s Restaurant 2 as its Free App this week. Regularly listed at $2.99, you can now download the “Best kids app in more than 50 countries” for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch for free. This is the first time the game has gone free since it released on the App Store, where it has garnered a 4.5 star rating from over 500 reviewers.

Head below for more details and some gameplay footage:

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iTunes Free App of the Week: Angry Birds Seasons (up to $2.99 value)

Apple has selected Angry Birds Seasons (and Angry Birds Season HD) as the Free App of the Week. Typically going for up to $2.99, you can now download both the iPhone and iPad version for free. Outside of a one-time freebie sale sometime ago, this is the only other time both titles have gone free for iOS. Both versions of the app combined have received a 4+ star rating from over 300,000 reviewers

As mentioned in this morning’s game/app roundup, Rovio recently updated the game with 15 new NBA All Star levels, 1 new golden egg level and more. Head below for more details and gameplay footage:

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Headphones: JBL J55i on-ears $30 shipped (orig. $100), Bose SoundTrue in-ears 10% off, more

Update (2/4 11:10am): You’ll also find the same deal (both colors) matched on Newegg’s official eBay page Newegg is offering the JBL J55i High-Performance On-Ear Headphones with JBL Drivers, Rotatable Ear-Cups and Microphone in black or orange/white for $29.99 shipped. That’s $70 under the original listing, $7 better than Amazon, matching the lowest we’ve seen…

iTunes Free App of the Week: ProCam 2 ($1.99 value)

Apple has selected ProCam 2 – Camera and Photo / Video Editor as the Free App of the Week. Typically going for $1.99, you can now pickup the app for free on iPhone and iPod touch. You can also grab ProCam XL 2 on iPad for free (Reg. $1.99) as well. Based on previous pricing data, this is matching the lowest we’ve have seen the apps go for. Both version combined have received a 4+ star rating from over 1600 reviewers.

Head below for a closer look and feature details:

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iHome iW3 AirPlay Speaker w/ rechargeable battery (red or silver) $45 shipped (Reg. $60+)

Woot is offering the iHome iW3 AirPlay Wireless Stereo Speaker System with Rechargeable Battery in red or silver for $39.99 plus $5 flat rate shipping. That’s as much as $100 or more under the original listing and the best price we can find by $15 (in black or silver).

Features:

  • iHome Airplay enabled speaker delivers portable, streaming digital audio wirelessly anywhere your Wi-Fi signal reaches.
  • Airplay compatibility allows you to stream and control your iTunes library with iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch, computers (PC & Mac) and more
  • Supports multi-speaker use so you can add wireless audio to every room
  • Delivers SRS TrueBass digital sound processing though 4 speakers with Reson8 speaker chamber technology
  • Suports USB docking and charging. Includes internal Li-Ion Battery

Reviews aren’t easy to come by for the silver model, but the black one has received a 3.5/5 star rating from over 45 customers on Amazon and comes with a 1 year warranty from iHome.

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iTunes Free App of the Week: Marvel Pinball ($1 value)

The free app of the week courtesy of Apple is Marvel Pinball. The Zen Studios developed pinball game is regularly listed at $1, and can now be downloaded for free on iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. This is the only time we have seen the game go free outside of a week sale this past summer. It has received a 3.5 star rating from over 850 users.

Head below for more details:

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Apple-certified MFi 3.3ft Lightning USB Cable: $8, 5 ft: $7 Prime shipped

Update: We found a lower price on MFi Lightning cables:  Tecknet MFi 3.3 ft Lightning cable for $6.97 Prime shipped at Amazon.  A better deal is the same $6.97 price for the 1.5M version.

Amazon has the MFi Certified Aukey Lightning to USB Cable (3.3ft / 1m) for $9.99. When you enter the coupon code HE7YOXF4 at checkout, the total drops to only $7.99 Prime shipped. That’s about the lowest you can get for one of these cables certified by Apple (which charges more than double for their Lightning cables). Don’t have Prime? Get it for free for a month. Otherwise make sure to pad your order to $35 to avoid shipping (buy 5!).

Need a little more pipe? Check out this combo MicroUSB/Lightning, heavy duty 6 foot cable for $21 shipped 

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iTunes Free App of the Week: MUJO ($1.99 value)

Apple is now offering MUJO as its Free App of the Week. The Oink Games developed puzzler is regularly listed at $1.99 and is now available to download for free on iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.  Rated 4 stars from 37 ratings, this is the first the time the game has gone free since release.

Head below for a closer look and more gameplay details:

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Gaming For Couples: The Peggle Family + The Beatles: Rock Band

You love games, but your girlfriend or wife doesn’t. My goal is to change that. This week, 9to5Toys is debuting Gaming For Couples, a new weekly column looking at great games for couples to play together. We’re not necessarily going to pick the newest or hottest games for this column — instead, we’re going to suggest titles that are reasonably priced, made for both girls and guys, and widely available.

Our first edition looks at two picks just in time for the holidays: the Peggle franchise and The Beatles: Rock Band, both from Electronic Arts.

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