Remote control Stories June 14, 2016

expiredGet the remote to control your connected home: Logitech Harmony Elite $270 shipped (Reg $300+)

Amazon is offering the Logitech Harmony Elite Remote Control for $269.99 shipped. That’s $80 off the original list price, the going rate for a refurbished one and the lowest we’ve seen for it since its release.

The Harmony Elite is a “powerful, intuitive way to control your entertainment.” It has all-in-one control of up to 15 home entertainment and connected home devices, a full color touch screen, and more. You can swipe and tap to control channels, movies, and volume. Rated 4.1/5 stars by 243 Amazon shoppers. 

Remote control Stories April 30, 2016

expiredDaily Deals: Logitech Harmony Smart Remote Control (Refurb) $54, Sony High-Resolution Bluetooth Speaker System $220, more

In today’s Daily Deals, we have from Woot via Amazon the Certified Refurbished Logitech Harmony Smart Remote Control with Smartphone App for $53.99 shipped. That’s $71 off the original list price and the lowest we’ve seen for it at Amazon. The remote lets you control devices hidden behind cabinet doors or walls, including game consoles such as PS3, Wii, and Xbox 360. Rated 4.2/5 stars from 22 Amazon shoppers. 

More new deals for today:

Sony Premium High-Resolution Bluetooth Speaker System $220 (Orig. $400) | Best Buy

Continue on for more details on today’s top product and a roundup of our best deals:

Remote control Stories March 22, 2016

Walmart is offering the brand new Dyson DC34 Bagless Cordless Hand Vac for $99.99 shipped. That’s $100 under the original listing, $20 below Amazon’s all-time low/our previous mention and the best we can find by about the same amount.

This is a cordless/bagless hand vac with Dyson’s Root Cyclone tech, a 15 min runtime (or 6 mins on max power) and a washable/lifetime filter. You’ll find combination/crevice accessory tools, a charger and a 2 year warranty from Dyson inside. This model has received a 4.4/5 star rating from over 450 Amazon customers.

Update: Now only available at Jet.

Amazon has the Oral-B Pro-Health Precision Clean Battery Toothbrush for $4.99 as an add-on item. The toothbrush must be included in an order of at least $25 to lock-in the special pricing. Free shipping is available for Prime members or on orders of $49+. Alternatively, Jet is offering the same deal, but with additional savings if you purchase more than 1 (up to $1 off for 5). That’s more than 50% below the regular $12 price tag, the lowest Amazon has offered it for and the best we can find by $2+. This battery powered toothbrush is one of the best prices we can find on a brand name option and is the number one best selling option on Amazon. It has a 4+ star rating from nearly 1,700 amazon customers.

As part of today’s Gold Box Deals of the Day, Amazon is offering up to 40% off remote control toys from Air Hogs, Hot Wheels, Maisto and more. One standout option is the Air Hogs Star Wars Remote Control Ultimate Millennium Falcon Quadcopter for $53.99 shipped. That’s the lowest price we can find by nearly $20 on this highly rated flyer. You can browse the rest of the options right here.

Today’s Top Home Deals:

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Remote control Stories January 10, 2016

expiredDaily Deals: 5-Pack Wireless Remote Control Outlet Light Switch $21, Harman Kardon Bluetooth Speaker $110, more

In this morning’s Daily Deals, we have from Etekcity via Amazon the 5-Pack Etekcity Wireless Remote Control Outlet Light Switch with 2 Remotes for $29.96, but when you use the code DEALBIGG the price drops to $21.46 Prime shipped. That’s $8.50 off the sale price and the lowest we’ve seen from Amazon.

With these outlets, you can remotely control “hard-to-reach appliances and devices without built-in power ON/OFF switches at the push of a button.” It also saves you the trouble of having to plug in and unplug your electric appliances to conserve energy. Amazon shoppers gave it 4.6/5 stars and it’s the best selling product in its category.

More new deals for today:

Harman Kardon One Portable Bluetooth Speaker $110 (Orig. $200) | Best Buy

Continue on for a roundup of our best deals:

Remote control Stories September 18, 2015

Home: 5-pack wireless remote control plugs $22 (Reg. $30+), more

Etekcity via Amazon offers a five-pack of its Programmable Wireless Remote Control Plug-in Kit for $29.98. Applying coupon code 52OUTLET drops the final price to $21.48 with free shipping for Prime members or on orders of $35+.

This is the best-selling outlet switch set on Amazon, garnering a 4.6/5 star rating from over 1,600 customers. Etekcity includes two remotes and 5 outlet switches in this bundle. It uses RF signals to turn outlets on or off with the press of a button from up to 100 feet away. These are particularly handy with hard to reach outlets or outdoor lighting and help eliminate wasteful electricity usage. 

One of Amazon’s Gold Box Deals of the Day is a savings of up to 63% on Select IRWIN Tools. Most notably is the VISE-GRIP GrooveLock 8-Piece Pliers Set for only $58.79 shipped. That’s $101.65 off the list price and the lowest we could find for them anywhere.

This set includes groove joint pliers with a simple push button to adjust the lower jaw which is 2x faster than traditional pliers. They also have a Multi-Groove Ratcheting System for precise positioning to grip any type of surface. The pliers are backed by the IRWIN Tools VISE-GRIP lifetime guarantee and have received 4.8/5 stars from Amazon shoppers. 

Down below is the rest of today’s best deals including cookware, shavers, outdoor furniture, wireless doorbells and more:

Remote control Stories June 5, 2015

expiredHome: 5-pack remote control outlet adapters $22 (Reg. $30), Hoover upright vac $49 (Reg. $80), more

Etekcity via Amazon is offering a 5-pack of Etekcity Programmable Wireless Remote Control Electrical Outlet Adapters for $30, but using code DEALBEST during check out will drop it to $21.48. It ships free for Prime members (free trial) or on orders of $35 or more. That’s nearly 30% off the original listing and the best price we can find.

Plug one of the 5 outlet adapters into your electric outlets, and then any appliance or device plugged into them can be turned on and off remotely with the 2 included controllers. These FCC and ETL approved switches can work from as far away “as 100 ft. in line of sight.”  They are the best selling outlet switches on Amazon and have a 4.6/5 star rating from over 1,200 customers.

Next up, Amazon has the Hoover Tempo wide-path upright vacuum (U5140900) for $48.99 shipped. That’s as much as $120 below some bloated listings, $31 under average selling price and the best we can find. While certainly not as high tech as the popular Dyson vacs, it will certainly get the job done at a fraction of the price. It has a wide path 15-inch cleaner head, can “traps 99% of dust and pollens down to 5 microns”, and has received a 4.1/5 star rating from over 3,200 Amazon customers.

BuyDig is offering discounted prices on a number of factory refurbished Cuisinart kitchen appliances right now. You’ll get an additional 10% off using code CHEF10 during checkout. The DBM-8 auto burr mill drops to $28 shipped (Reg. $50 new, lowest we can find, best seller) and the TOB-60 convection toaster oven comes to under $49 shipped (Reg. $90 new).

Head below for the rest of today’s best home deals:

Remote control Stories April 23, 2015

expiredHome: Orange Chef Smart Food Scale $60 (Reg. $100), 3-Pack Remote Control Switch Plugs $13 (Reg. $20), more

The official Orange Chef Co. eBay store is offering its Orange Chef Prep Pad Smart Food Scale in silver for $59.98 shipped. That’s $90 below the original listing, 40% below the average listing/Amazon, and $25 under the best price we have ever offered.

Integrated with the free iOS Countertop app via Bluetooth 4.0, Prep Pad gives you real time nutritional breakdown of the calories, fat, protein and carbs in your diet (home cooked or packaged). The system is “carved from a single piece of aluminum” and includes a library of over 30,000 trackable food items (with the ability to add more). You’ll find more details in the demonstration video.

While it currently sits with a 3.4/5 star rating on Amazon, nearly half of those are 5 stars. Most of the critical reviews are based on what appear to be very particular complaints.

Etekcity via Amazon has the 3-Pack of Etekcity ZAP Wireless Remote Control Outlet Light Switch Plugs for $19.99, but using code HOME7OFF during checkout will drop your total down to $12.99. They will be shipped free for Prime members or with order of $35 or more. That’s about $7 below the regular listing and the current best price we can find.

By plugging one of these switches into your wall outlet and then an appliance into the switch, you’ll be able to turn that appliance on and off from up to 100-ft away (through walls, floors, etc) with the included remotes. It may not be as slick as the smart options available you’ll find on sale below, but it’s also a fraction of the price.

They are the best selling electric plugs on Amazon and have received a 4.4/5 star rating from 150 customers.

Before heading below for the rest of today’s best home deals, be sure to check out Amazon’s Gold Box Deals of the Day for as much as $200 off the Singer Computerized Sewing Machine with LCD Screen and Bonus Accessories:

Remote control Stories February 6, 2015

Amazon offers a 5-Pack of the Etekcity remote control outlets w/remotes for $35 shipped. However, when you use the coupon code: BHRMTOFF at checkout, the price drops to only $21.50 Prime shipped (free trial). That’s a savings of $13.50 off the list price and the lowest we could find. Walmart also carries this 5-pack at it’s list price of $35 currently.

This newer version is smaller and it only covers one outlet. The learning function allows for simple remote pairing and no installation is necessary “just plug them in and use them”.

They received a near perfect 4.6/5 star rating from over 1,000 Amazon customers and became the best seller in its category. expand full story

Remote control Stories February 4, 2015

Sennheiser MM30i in-ear headphones w/ mic & remote for iOS (black) $23 Prime shipped (Reg. $50+)

Amazon is offering the Sennheiser MM30i Headphones with mic and remote for iPod, iPhone and iPad for $22.99 with free Prime shipping (free trial) or on orders of $35 or more. That’s around 62% under the original listing, $7 below the next best price and the lowest we’ve seen by $2 on the iOS version. The Android (and other smartphones) set is currently available on Amazon for $19.95 Prime shipped, matching the all-time low.

Features:

  • Smart in-line remote control with microphone change volume, skip tracks, answer or end calls and active Voice Control,from a sleek built-in unit
  • Effective noise isolation: ear-canal design for effective passive attenuation of ambient noise
  • Comfortable custom fit: three sizes of ear sleeves (S/M/L) supplied
  • Made for the latest generations of iPod, iPhone and iPad
  • Includes a two-year international warranty
  • Change the volume, skip tracks, answer or end calls and active Voice Control, all from a sleek built-in unit

They have received a 4/5 star rating from over 200 Amazon customers. Head over to yesterday’s headphone deals for more options.

Remote control Stories January 29, 2015

Home: Rachael Ray ceramic steamer $22, Lakso Tower Heater $40, more

Today we noticed a few Rachael Ray kitchen items on sale at Amazon including the 4-pack of Rachael Ray Stoneware 10-Oz. Ramekins (ceramic bakeware) for $8.49 with free Prime shipping (free trial) or on orders of $35 or more. That’s 58% under the original listing and the best price we can find from a trusted retailer. These multi use stoneware ramekins are dishwasher, microwave, freezer and oven safe to 500 degrees and feature flared handles. This is the best selling kit of its kind on Amazon and has received a 4.6/5 star rating from 60 Amazon customers.

Amazon also has the Rachael Ray 3-Quart Porcelain Enamel II Nonstick Covered Steamer Set in Red Gradient for $21.24 with free Prime shipping (free trial) or on orders of $35 or more. That’s 79% under the original listing, nearly $20 under the average selling price and the best we can find. This set features a nonstick pan interior, shatter-resistant lid, stainless steel steamer insert, grippy handles, and is dishwasher and oven safe to 350 degrees. It is rated 4.5/5 stars from 31 Amazon customers.

Amazon has the Lasko Ceramic Tower Heater with Digital Display and Remote Control (755320) for $39.99 shipped. That’s 38% under the original listing, $10-$15 or more below the average selling prices and the best we’ve seen it go for.

This thing pushes out “1500 watts of comfort”, and features push-button controls with digital display, 8-hour timer, quiet operation, automatic overheat protection and a cool to the touch housing. It has received a 4.2/5 star rating from 2,000 Amazon customers.

Head below for the rest of today’s best home deals including a discounted car detailing kit, Kwikset smart locks, moving blankets, robo vacs and more:

Remote control Stories January 19, 2015

The motion controlled armband device known as Myo previously went up for pre-order via the Thalmic Labs online shop and will now soon be available via Amazon. Myo is a gesture controller designed to track hand motion, among other things, that supports a wide range of applications from gaming and typical UI navigation on your Mac, to remote control of devices like the Ollie and flying drones.

Head below for more details, availability information and to see this thing in action:

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Remote control Stories January 12, 2015

Sennheiser MM30 in-ear headphones w/ mic & remote for iOS/Samsung (black) from $20 shipped (Reg. up to $60)

Update (1/14 8:00am): Amazon is now offering the Sennheiser MM30i headphones (iOS version) for $24.99 Prime shipped. That’s $35 under the original listing and the best price we’ve seen by $5.

Adorama is offering the Sennheiser MM 30G Noise Isolating in-ear headset for $19.95 shipped. That’s $55 under the original listing, around $30 under the average selling price, $10 below Amazon and the best we’ve seen. While the audio aspect will work anyway, these are the Samsung Galaxy version of the headphones, so you should double check to see if the remote/mic controls will work with your Android device before purchasing. The iOS model is still available at an all-time low of $28.95.

Features:

  • made for the latest generations of Samsung Galaxy Smartphones & Tablets
  • the in-line remote enables you to easily play/pause your music
  • the in line remote control with integrated microphone makes it easy to take/end calls
  • Ear Canal design for effective passive attenuation of ambient noise
  • Compatible with other Android phones

The MM30s have received a 4/5 star rating from over 160 Amazon customers.

Remote control Stories November 15, 2014

expiredSennheiser MM30i in-ear headphones w/ mic & remote $30 shipped (orig. $80), more

Amazon has the Sennheiser MM30i in-ear headphones w/ mic and remote for $29.99 shipped (matched at Best Buy and B&H). That’s $50 under the original price, $10 or 25% under the next best price and matching the lowest we’ve seen these headphones go for from a trusted retailer.

Features:

  • Smart in-line remote control with microphone change volume, skip tracks, answer or end calls
  • Active Voice Control
  • Effective noise isolation: ear-canal design for passive attenuation of ambient noise
  • Comfortable custom fit: three sizes of ear sleeves (S/M/L) supplied
  • Made for the latest generations of iPod, iPhone and iPad
  • Includes a two-year international warranty

This set has received a 4.1/5 star rating from over 130 Amazon customers. If you’re looking for an over-ear set, Amazon and B&H also have the Sennheiser HD 8 DJ Headphones for $299.95 shipped (Reg. $390, lowest we can find from a trusted retailer) and we still have the wireless Bluetooth MEEs for $40 shipped.

More from Sennheiser:

Realize the full audio potential of your iPod, iPad or iPhone with this high quality ear canal headset. A smart inline remote conceals a microphone and included adapters customize the fit.

Overview

The MM 30i ear-canal headset gets the most out of the latest generations of iPod, iPhone and iPad*. The smart in-line remote control with microphone puts the full set of controls within easy reach – while bass-driven Sennheiser stereo sound and effective noise blocking let you really feel the beat.

Effortlessly slip on the MM 30i ear-canal headset and feel the beat of the music.

The MM 30i is available in two variants: black & white.

Remarks

* The remote and microphone are supported by iPod nano (4th generation and later), iPod classic (120GB, 160GB), iPod touch (2nd generation and later), iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, iPhone 5C, iPhone 5S, iPad, Macbook, Macbook Pro and Mac Pro (2009 and later). The remote is supported by iPod shuffle (3rd generation and later). Voice Control is supported by the latest iPod touch, iPhone 4 and iPhone 3GS. Audio is supported by all iPod models. (iPhone, iPod, iPod classic, iPod nano, iPod shuffle, and iPod touch are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries. iPad is a trademark of Apple Inc.)

Remote control Stories July 22, 2014

Logitech is now giving you the power to build and tailor your home entertainment system by letting you add to your existing system (with a supplemental remote or keyboard), or building your dream system from the ground up.

Harmony gives you one of the world’s largest remote control compatibility databases with over 225,000 home theater devices. The right Harmony remote depends on your home theater setup.

  • Harmony Ultimate One and Harmony 650 give you a powerful universal remote with one-touch control and are perfect for home theater systems with an open cabinet set up.

Find your Harmony

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Remote control Stories April 21, 2014

expiredOnkyo LS3100 EnvisionCinema 2.1 Bluetooth speaker system (refurb): $180 + $5 shipping (Reg. $400 new)

Woot has the factory refurbished Onkyo LS3100 EnvisionCinema 2.1-Channel Bluetooth Speaker System for $179.99 + $5 shipping. That’s $315 under the original listing, $215 under Amazon’s current new price, more than $90 under the best price we’ve seen on this model, and $78 less than the next best refurb price we can find.

It features 2 wired satellite-style speakers (than can be mounted on the wall), a wireless sub, Bluetooth 2.1 allowing you to beam tunes from your smartphone , tablet, and laptop and comes with an optical cable, a power cable, a remote control and a 3.5mm aux cable.

Onkyo LS3100 System comes with a 1-year warranty directly from Onkyo and has received a 4.3 out of 5 star review among Amazon customers.

Remote control Stories April 7, 2014

Amazon has the Syma S109G 3.5 Channel RC Helicopter with Gyro for only $19.28 (free shipping w/ Prime). That’s more than $60 off the list price and the lowest Amazon has ever sold it for.

The Helicopter has the latest Gyro version and it’s equipped with a 4-in-1 infra-red receiver. It’s 8.5 inches long and has a very detailed fuselage that’s decorated with flashing LEDs. The Helicopter is able to move in 3 direction base on the 3 channels, anyone can hover it easily. “Since it is very light weight, amazingly it is almost indestructible in any crash, perfect for very first time beginners!” This toy helicopter is designed for anyone over 8 years old, flight time is around 5-6 minutes after 20-30 minutes charging.

Over 1,000 Amazon customers highly rated it with 4.2/5 stars and left excellent reviews.

 

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Remote control Stories November 28, 2013

Logitech Harmony 650 remote control $40 shipped (Reg. $80)

Update: Also available from Amazon.

As part of its Black Friday sale, Best Buy is offering the Logitech Harmony 650 remote control for $39.99 with free shipping. Rated 3.5 stars by over 1,100 Amazon reviewers.

The Logitech Harmony 650 makes entertainment simple again for you and everyone in your home. It replaces up to 5 other remotes, supports 5000+ brands, including devices you own today and add tomorrow. It is simple to setup online using your PC, with live customer support available. Bright color screen shows your favorite-channel icons plus commands for easy navigation. One-click activity buttons like “Watch a DVD” automatically switch the right devices to the right settings.

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Remote control Stories July 26, 2013

Parrot AR.Drone 2.0 Quadricopter w/ Replacement Battery for iOS and Android Devices $272 Shipped (Reg. $340)

 

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Today only, Amazon is offering the Parrot AR.Drone 2.0 Quadricopter with Replacement Battery for iOS and Android Devices for only $271.99 Shipped (Reg. $339.99). The Parrot AR.Drone is the first quadricopter that can be controlled by a smartphone or tablet. By tilting your device, you control the direction of your AR.Drone, and by releasing it, the AR.Drone is instantly stabilized. Thanks to the AR.Drone’s autopilot feature, anyone can be an expert as the AR.Drone allows for an easy take-off and landing.

Amazon customers rated the AR. Drone favorably, and 130 customers who bought the Drone gave it 5/5 stars. The video below illustrates the ease of flight and some of the camera features of the Parrot AR. Drone.

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