Touchscreen Stories June 23, 2016

Headlined by Leica’s retro-styled cameras, Europe has been cranking out beautiful equipment over the last few years. The latest of which comes from Sweden’s own Hasselblad. Known for its high-end offerings, the newest creation out of Gothenburg has a sleek design alongside a gorgeous touchscreen display. The X1D is a medium format mirrorless camera that is made by hand with the promise of a “handling experience unlike any other”…and a $9,000 price tag.

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Touchscreen Stories June 22, 2016

expiredDitch that silly adapter for a built-in Boss Bluetooth Car Audio Receiver from $45 Prime shipped (Orig. $65+)

Today only, as part of its Gold Box Deals of the Day, Amazon is offering 20% or more off select Boss audio products including touch screen/Bluetooth car receivers, amps and more. Everything in the sale ships free for Prime members or in orders over $49.

One standout is the Boss CD/MP3 Car Audio Receiver with Bluetooth & Wireless Remote (508UAB) for $44.99. That’s the best price we can find and the lowest Amazon has offered it for. Along with radio and other typical sources, you can stream music directly from your phone to your car speakers. It comes with a remote and a “3-year Platinum Dealer Warranty”. You can use the handy tool on the top of the listing page to ensure it will fit your vehicle. Rated 3.8/5 stars from over 160 Amazon customers.

There are also a pair of touchscreen options in the sale at the lowest Amazon has offered them for, starting from $92.99 shipped. We are also getting the Boss AR1500M ARMOR 1,500-Watt Mono Mosfet Amplifier with a 6-year warranty for $42.99 (best price we can find), which is noted for its ability to pack an incredible amount of “power and performance into a feature-rich slim design for put-it-anywhere convenience.”

More on the Boss CD/MP3 Car Audio Receiver with Bluetooth & Wireless Remote:

Rock Your Ride

Discover all the ways to get your vehicle rocking down the highway with the BOSS Audio 508UAB Single-DIN CD/MP3 Player. Groove to a favorite CD, hook up an MP3 player or smartphone with the Auxiliary input or plug into the USB and SD ports to listen to your own playlists. You can also enjoy AM/FM radio stations for sports, news and music. Control is at your fingertips with the wireless remote. Bluetooth technology lets you stream music and make calls hands-free.

Touchscreen Stories June 10, 2016

Feed the whole family with ease using this 6.5-qt touchscreen Crock-Pot slow cooker for $60 shipped (Orig. $100)

Amazon has the 6.5-Quart Crock-Pot Programmable Touchscreen Slow Cooker in silver (SCVT650-PS) for $59.95 shipped (matched at Walmart). That’s 40% below its orignal $100 price tag, the lowest Amazon has ever offered it for and the lowest price we can find.

This 6.5 quart slow cooker features a dishwasher-safe and removable stoneware crock, a touchscreen control panel, programmable cooking times, auto keep-warm functionality, and comes with a 1-year limited warranty. Rated 4+ stars from over 1,100 Amazon customers.

If you don’t need something this big with the fancy exterior and touchscreen controls, both Crock-Pot and other brands have slow cookers on Amazon starting from $20 Prime shipped or less. Head over to our Home Goods hub for more deals for around the house.

Touchscreen Stories May 25, 2016

Touch screen Chromebooks just got super hot with Google’s announcement last week that Android Touch Apps and the Google Play Store were coming to Chromebooks. Get on board with the Acer Chromebook R11 (reviewed here at 9to5Google).

Expansys is offering the Acer 11.6-inch Touchscreen LED Convertible Chromebook (Refurb) for $179.99 shipped with paypal checkout option. That’s $80 off the lowest price we could find for a new one which gets 4.2/5 star reviews from Amazon.

It has a 360-degree hinge that allows you to position the notebook in traditional laptop format, tablet, screening and any point between. It also outperforms many other Chromebooks with its impressive Intel processor that’s based on Braswell micro-architecture,  SuperSpeed USB 3 ports, HDMI out, Aluminum cover, 10 hour battery, 32GB SSD and IPS 720P display and camera.  A 1-year limited warranty applies.

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Touchscreen Stories February 24, 2016

expiredLenovo Thinkpad Yoga 11.6-inch 2-in-1 Convertible Touchscreen Laptop/Tablet $270 shipped (Reg. $330)

Today only, as part of its Gold Box Deals of the Day, Woot via Amazon is offering the Lenovo Thinkpad Yoga 2-in-1 Convertible 11.6-inch IPS Touchscreen Laptop/Tablet (20D90027US) for $269.99 shipped. That’s about $60 under the regular listing, the lowest Amazon has offered it for and the best price we can find. Reviews are light here, but most of the Lenovo laptops have 4+ star ratings on Amazon.

Features:

  • Get reliable performance from the Intel N2940 Quad-Core 1.83GHz processor
  • 11.6″ HD LED-backlit Touchscreen IPS display with 1366 x 768 resolution showcases movies and games in stunning clarity
  • 4GB DDR3 memory – For multitasking power
  • SATA 128GB solid state drive for an amazingly smooth and fast computing experience
  • Windows 10 Professional is so familiar and easy to use, you’ll feel like an expert. It starts up and resumes fast, has more built-in security to help keep you safe, and comes with great built-in apps like Maps, Photos, Mail & Calendar, Music, and Video

Touchscreen Stories December 22, 2015

Logitech Harmony Ultimate Touchscreen Remote w/ iOS & Android control: $195 shipped (Reg. $250+)

Amazon offers the Logitech Harmony Ultimate Touchscreen Remote for $194.99 with free shipping. This is good for $105 off the original listing, $5 less than our previous mention, a match of the all-time low and the best price we can find.

Logitech’s Harmony Ultimate offers an upgraded feature set in comparison to your typical universal remote. It has a touchscreen display, can control up to 15 devices and works with the free Harmony iOS and Android app. The included hub offers RF control over devices that are hidden behind a cabinet. Logitech has a library of over 270,000 devices that are compatible with this remote. Rated 3.9/5 stars by over 725 Amazon customers.

Touchscreen Stories February 11, 2015

HP 14-Inch Slatebook Touchscreen Laptop w/ Android 1.8GHz/2GB/16GB $299 shipped (Reg. $430)

Amazon has the HP Slatebook 14-Inch Touchscreen Laptop w/ Android for $298.87 shipped right now. That’s $131 under Dell’s listing (the average selling price) and the lowest we can find from a trusted retailer.

It features a 14-inch touchscreen, Android 4.3 Jelly Bean, a 9-hour battery life, 2GB of SDRAM and a 16GB SSD all running on a 1.8GHz  NVIDIA Tegra 4.0 processor. You also get “free 25GB lifetime cloud storage from Box”. It has received a 3.6/5 star rating from 36 Amazon customers.

More on the HP Slatebook 14-Inch Touchscreen Laptop:

Intuitively interactive 14-inch diagonal 1080p HD 10-point capacitive touchscreen with extended battery life of up to 9 hours delivers an engaging multimedia experience. (Battery life tested using 720p (1280×720) resolution, H.264 mp4 video format, 200 nits brightness, audio level at 50% system, 100% media player from local storage, headphone attached, wireless off, and disabled display power saving feature. Actual battery life will vary depending on configuration and maximum capacity will naturally decrease with time and usage. High-definition (HD) content is required to view high definition images.)

The Android apps you already know and love—supported by the Android 4.3 Jelly Bean OS. All of this powered by a speedy NVIDIA Tegra 4 mobile processor to run high-end graphics and optimize performance. (Wireless access point and Internet service required and not included.)

Touchscreen Stories December 31, 2014

expiredDaily Deals: Acer 21.5″ touchscreen desktop: $185, Vitasigns Bluetooth digital body scale: $50, Urge Basics MFi Lightning cable: $10, more

Every morning we search for the best Daily Deals using our Daily Deal finder tool and have them here for you bright and early at 9am ET/6am PT.

Acer 21.5″ Touchscreen Display & Android 4.0 Desktop $179.99 + $5 shipping (orig. $450.99) | Woot
Vitasigns Bluetooth Digital Body Analyzer Scales in Assorted Colors $49.99 (orig. $179.99) | Staples
Urge Basics Apple-Certified 6.5 Ft Lightning Cables $9.99 (orig. $29.99) | Staples
TDK Speaker Blowout Sale $59.99-$74.99 + $5 shipping (orig. $115+) | Electronics.Woot
HP Pavilion 17.3″ AMD Quad-Core Touchscreen Laptops (Choose Color) refurb $379.99 +$5 shipping | Computers.Woot
OtterBox Defender iPhone 5/5s Case $14.99 (orig. $60) | Groupon
Lowepro Pro Messenger Bag 200 AW (Slate Gray) $89.99 (orig. $204.99) | B&H

All these items are on sale until midnight only. So we will continue to curate the top 10 or so best deals we can find from our Daily Deal finder and have them on the site at 9am ET/6am PT.

Deals still alive from yesterday:

Touchscreen Stories October 28, 2014

Amped wireless just made setting up a wireless range extender easier than ever. From start to finish, the setup of the Tap-ex can be done without any other device and on a clear digital screen. It also allows the user to control many features of the setup and management of guest networks, the Wi-Fi Access schedule, the strength of the Wi-Fi signal and many other settings.

With the innovation of the TAP-EX, we now have a solution that is built for everyone as its easy to use and every home can benefit from the device’s power.

The TAP-EX has a retail price of $119.99 and is available for pre-order from Amazon and the Amped Wireless Store today. It will be available at major retailers and other online retailers within the next two weeks. Full PR follows:

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Touchscreen Stories August 11, 2014

Amazon is offering the Lenovo IdeaPad N20P 11.6-Inch Touchscreen Chromebook (59418460) for $299.99 shipped. That’s as much as $100 off some retailers, $30 under the average selling price, and the best total we’ve seen for this Chromebook.

It features an Intel Celeron N2830 dual core processor, with 2 GB DDR3 RAM and 16 GB of solid-state storage to run the 11.6-inch display and Chrome OS. Along with an 8 hour battery life:

…it breaks the mold for Chromebooks with its innovative multimode design that easily converts from Laptop to Stand mode for added flexibility. Plus, the 10-point multi-touch HD display adds the convenience of touch…and is less than 1” thin and under 3 lbs so you can take it anywhere and stay connected and productive.

IdeaPad N20P has received positive reviews on Amazon and be sure to check out our other Chromebook deals like the refurbished Acer 11.6-inch C720 Chromebook for $130 shipped (Reg. $199 new) or the HP Chromebox CB1 desktop computer for $150 shipped (Reg. $180).

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