September 22

Microsoft’s backwards compatibility program, among others, is one of the things that really makes the platform shine over its most direct competitors. Sony has some options in that department for its players, but nothing nearly as good. As Microsoft continues to grow the list of older titles playable on its current gen hardware to a near countless number at this point, Sony’s options in this regard are looking worse by the day.

And it certainly doesn’t look like its going to be getting any better for PlayStation at this point. Microsoft just announced that it is adding a bunch of previous generation Halo titles to the Xbox Ones backwards compatibility list… expand full story

Not only is Target a great place to buy your groceries, home supplies, and even stylish clothing, it’s now also a place to score home decor and furniture. Last Saturday, Target debut its new home collection, Project 62. It features modern and elegant pieces at a budget-friendly price. Its furniture is ideal for small spaces however all of the items would fit right in to any home.

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This time of year it’s always nice to enjoy an evening with friends around a camp fire. The only thing that gets in the way of these occasions is the smoke the fire produces. A new Kickstarter funded product has a solution to this problem. The new BioLite FirePit is a smokeless wood-burning device that can cook your meals and give you an almost smoke-free fire that everyone can enjoy.

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expiredGreen Deals: Ryobi 14-inch 40V Cordless Electric Chainsaw $169, more

Home Depot offers the Ryobi 14-inch 40V Brushless Cordless Electric Chainsaw for $169 shipped. That’s a $30 savings off the regular price and the best offer available. It’s time to start cleaning up your yard and prepping for winter. Ryobi’s electric chainsaw provides 40V of power and a cordless design for easy trimming. Ships with a five-year warranty. Rated 4.2/5 stars.

Other notable Green Deals today include:

Happy iPhone 8 day! To celebrate the arrival of Apple’s latest device, we’ve partnered with Twelve South to offer 9to5Toys readers an extra 15% off all iPhone 8 accessories. Just enter promo code 12So9to5Toys at checkout. Free shipping is available on all US orders.

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Ever since getting my first Fitbit way back in 2013 I’ve been addicted to tracking as much data about myself as I can. Over the years I’ve used a variety of gadgets, but haven’t found a smart scale I’ve really loved. After Qardio unveiled its new QardioBase 2 smart scale I was hesitant to give it a shot. But after going hands-on I just might have found the ideal weight and measurement tracking scale.

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Electronics Valley (99.5% positive feedback, Top-Rated Plus Seller) via eBay Daily Deals offers Apple’s Mid 2017 13-inch 256GB MacBook Pro without Touch Bar in both Space Gray and Silver for $1,299.99 shipped. That’s good for $199.01 off the regular price, a match of our previous mention and the best offer out there.

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Fandango BOGO Free movie tickets this weekend: See the LEGO Ninjago movie for half-off!

Fandango is once again offering a buy one movie ticket and get a second ticket for free when you use the code DEALSTHATCLICK9 and pay with Visa Checkout. That’s as good as it gets as far as Fandango promotions go. You can see the controversial and twisted movie with Jennifer Lawrence called “Mother” in theaters this weekend or “It” is still #1 at the box office. 

When going for extended bike rides, I often outfit my two-wheeler with iOttie’s smartphone mount to track my progress and in some cases, find my way home. But I am also in constant fear that my device could take a spill if the terrain gets a little out of hand. SmartHalo is a new bike accessory that delivers many of those same smartphone features in a handlebar add-on. That includes an integrated display, navigation and fitness monitoring all in a tidy package.

Of course, it is iPhone and Android compatible, so you can leverage those features without feeling like your device is exposed. SmartHalo’s add-on design promises to bring just about any bike in the modern age, and thankfully the price is rather affordable.

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Aukey Direct via Amazon is offering its iPhone Tripod with Mount for $10.99, but if you checkout with code LSYFN9DC the price drops to $7.91 Prime shipped. That’s a discount of $3.08 off the regular price, $1 less than our previous mention and the lowest we can currently find for it. With this tiny tripod you can take stable shots or video from a fixed position. It’s compact and lightweight so you can easily take it wherever you go. Rated 4.3/5 stars by Amazon shoppers.

For an upgraded option, try the AUKEY iPhone Tripod with flexible legs for $10 (Reg. $15) with code BGKMIGGR used at checkout.

More accessory deals:

  • iClever BoostStrip Charger with 4 USB + 3 AC Outlets $17 (Reg. $20) | Amazon
    • with code CPOWER2
  • ROMOSS Quick Charge 3.0 36W Dual Port Car Charger $10 (Reg. $14) | Amazon
    • with code ROMOSSCC

Deals still alive from yesterday:

  • iClever XFree Mini Magnetic Bluetooth Headphones $18 (Reg. $20) | Amazon
    • with code ICLBTH30
  • Que Wi-Fi Enabled Speaker with Bluetooth $40 (Reg. $100) | Daily Steals
  • Beats by Dr. Dre Solo2 Wired On-Ear Headphones $130 (Reg. $200) | Daily Steals

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