March 1, 2016

AAPL: 100.53

3.84

9to5Toys Last Call: iPad Pro 128GB $800, iPhone 6/s 3100mAh Battery Case $18, LG 55″ HDTV $450, more

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TODAY’S CAN’T MISS DEALS:

Last Call Updates:

Apple 13-inch MacBook Air 1.6GHz/4GB/256GB (newest version): $950 (Reg. $1,199)

Apple 12.9-inch iPad Pro 128GB Wi-Fi in all colors: $800 shipped (Reg. $949)

Apple 12.9-inch iPad Pro 32GB Wi-Fi in all colors: $695 shipped (Reg. $799)

Trianium 3100mAh iPhone 6/s MFi Battery Case: $18 Prime shipped (Reg. $36)

Daily Deals: LG 55-inch 1080p LED HDTV $450, CYBERPOWER 1000VA / 600W Pure Sine Wave UPS System $100more

Apple 13-inch Retina MacBook Pro (newest version) 2.7GHz/8GB/256GB $1,200 shipped (Reg. $1,499)

Apple’s 12-inch MacBook now $300 off: 256GB $1,000, 512GB $1,300 + extra $50 savings w/ .edu email

Apple Mac Pro 12-core Xeon/64GB/1TB: $8,799 shipped (Reg. $9,599), more

Beats by Dr. Dre Beats Studio Over-the-Ear Wired Headphones $150 shipped (Orig. $300)

This emergency flashlight can charge your phone, start your car, or help you break out of it: $80 shipped

App Store Free App of the Week: HoPiKo speed-run platformer goes free for the first time ($2 value)

The Walking Dead: Michonne is now available for iOS, Android and consoles

All Access is the new one stop app for DC Comics/Film/TV news and more

MORE NEW GEAR FROM TODAY:

MFi Apple-Certified Lightning + microUSB Braided Cables: 6-foot $13.50, 3-ft. $12.50, more

MORE DEALS STILL ALIVE:

Free PS Plus Games for March: Broforce, Galak-Z, Super Stardust HD, more

Free Xbox Live Gold Games for March: Borderlands, Lords of the Fallen, more

Grab the best-selling GoPro HERO4 Silver Action Camera for $299 (Reg. $330+), more

Show off and charge your Apple Watch + iPhone w/ this aluminum dock for just $23 Prime shipped (Reg. $39), more

NEW PRODUCTS & MORE:

Brita’s new Wi-Fi Infinity water pitcher automatically orders new filters from Amazon

Raspberry Pi 3 hits with built-in Wi-Fi and Bluetooth after four long years

Review: Audioengine turns it up to 11 with its newest Bluetooth HD6 powered speakers

February 24, 2016

AAPL: 96.10

1.41

9to5Toys Last Call: 128GB iPhone 6 Plus (unlocked) $650, 55″ 1080p HDTV $370, 11″ MacBook Air $720, more

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TODAY’S CAN’T MISS DEALS:

Last Call Updates:

LD West’s gun holster-style iPhone case & wallet combo: $20 off, deals from $109 shipped

Buy an unlocked 128GB iPhone 6 Plus for $99 less than a 64GB model: $650 shipped (Orig. $949)

Daily Deals: Hisense 55-inch 1080p 120Hz LED Smart HDTV $370, Harman Kardon Onyx Bluetooth Speaker (Refurb) $75more

Apple 11-inch MacBook Air 1.6GHz/4GB/128GB: $720 shipped (Reg. $899)

Apple 13-inch MacBook Air 1.6GHz/4GB/128GB: $800 shipped (Reg. $999)

Apple Mac Pro 12-core Xeon/64GB/1TB: $8,799 shipped (Reg. $9,599), more

Show off and charge your Apple Watch + iPhone w/ this aluminum dock for just $23 Prime shipped (Reg. $39), more

Get 55% off ‘Civilization: Beyond Earth Collection’ for Mac (Steam code): $27 ($80+ value)

Review: Audioengine turns it up to 11 with its newest Bluetooth HD6 powered speakers

MORE NEW GEAR FROM TODAY:

Apple iPad mini 2 16GB WiFi + Cellular in Silver or Space Gray (refurb): $170 shipped (Orig. $399)

MORE DEALS STILL ALIVE:

Media – 12 classic Pixar films in HD for $15 ea, Mad Max: Fury Road & The Martian $10 ea, more

Ringke iPhone 6s/Plus cases (multiple colors/styles) from $3 shipped (Reg. up to $15), more

NEW PRODUCTS & MORE:

The Cicret Bracelet puts a smartphone display on your arm with full touchscreen functionality

February 9, 2016

AAPL: 94.99

-0.02

There’s no doubt that Apple has a definite interest in virtual reality. Tim Cook said on the most recent earnings call that “it’s really cool and has some interesting applications,” and he didn’t see it as a niche product. That’s as big a clue as Apple ever gives about its degree of interest in a product area.

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February 1, 2016

AAPL: 96.43

-0.91

9to5Toys Last Call: Mohu HDTV antenna $24, NAS systems from $159, Jaybird Bluetooth headphones $30, more

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TODAY’S CAN’T MISS DEALS:

Last Call Updates:

Here are the best HDTV and Soundbar deals for Super Bowl 50

Time to chuck your cable bill, Mohu Leaf Paper-Thin Indoor HDTV Antenna is $24 today

Amazon Gold Box–Everything for your home computer network: SSDs from $40, NAS from $159, Wifi Range Extenders from $33

JayBird Freedom Sweatproof Bluetooth Earbuds: $30, 66 Audio BTS+ Bluetooth Sports Headphones: $37 shipped

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

Award-winning iOS platformer Thomas Was Alone is now available for just $1 (Reg. $5)

Highly-rated puzzler Osmos now 80% off on iPhone & iPad: $1 ea. (Reg. up to $5)

Best USB/Jump Start batteries for your car from Bestek, Aukey, more

MORE NEW GEAR FROM TODAY:

Streaming Media Players: Chromecast (2nd gen) w/ free $10 Gift Card $35, Fire TV Stick w/ Voice Remote $40 (Reg. $50)

Prep for Valentine’s Day w/ these gift card deals: Applebee’s $50 for $40, Regal Movies $25 for $20, more

MORE DEALS STILL ALIVE:

Amazon’s best-selling iPhone Virtual Reality kit $20 Prime shipped (Reg. $40)

Apple TV 32GB w/ Siri Remote and HDMI Cable $126 shipped (Reg. $149+), 64GB $176 shipped – also now available in refurbished condition via Apple

Game pre-orders for Amazon Prime members –Zelda, Far Cry Primal, FFXV: $48 ea (Reg. $60)

NEW PRODUCTS & MORE:

Build your own 1:5000-scale New York City with this incredible Kickstarter project

The CrossOver from NextDesk turns nearly any setup into a motorized standing desk

January 29, 2016

AAPL: 97.34

3.25

9to5Toys Last Call: LG 55-inch 1080p Smart HDTV $490, best-selling iPhone VR Kit $20, Samsung 1TB SSD $289, more

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TODAY’S CAN’T MISS DEALS:

Last Call Updates:

Anker’s reinforced PowerLine MFi Lightning cables are extra tough & on sale: 6-ft $10 Prime shipped (Reg. $12), more

Daily Deals: LG 55-inch 120Hz 1080p Smart HDTV $490, Car FM Transmitter w/ Bluetooth $11, more

1080p 60Hz LED HDTVs — LG 49-inch: $300 (Reg. $400), RCA 46-inch: $250 (Reg. $300)

Amazon’s best-selling iPhone Virtual Reality kit $20 Prime shipped (Reg. $40)

Samsung 850 EVO 2.5-inch Internal Solid-State Drives: 1TB $289 (Reg. $325+), 2TB $586 (Reg. $618+)

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

Award-winning iOS platformer Thomas Was Alone is now available for just $1 (Reg. $5)

Apple’s Get Productive iOS App Sale 50% or more off: Things, Clear, Duet Displays, Deliveries, much more

Highly-rated puzzler Osmos now 80% off on iPhone & iPad: $1 ea. (Reg. up to $5)

Apple 11-inch MacBook Air 1.6GHz/4GB/128GB (newest version): $730 shipped (Reg. $899)

Apple iPad Pro 12.9-inch tablet 128GB Wi-Fi in all colors: $870 shipped (Reg. $949), more

MORE NEW GEAR FROM TODAY:

Mohu over-the-air HDTV antennas (open-box): Leaf 50 Ultimate $30 shipped (Reg. $40), more

MORE DEALS STILL ALIVE:

iPhone 6/s/Plus Car Mounts w/ Prime shipping: iOttie One Touch 3 $17 (Reg. $25), Magnetic Air Vent $6 (Reg. $8)

Apple TV 32GB w/ Siri Remote and HDMI Cable $126 shipped (Reg. $149+), 64GB $176 shipped – also now available in refurbished condition via Apple

Game pre-orders for Amazon Prime members –Zelda, Far Cry Primal, FFXV: $48 ea (Reg. $60)

Pay What You Want: The 2016 Mac Bundle ~12

Work Faster & Smarter on Your Mac with 12 Apps to Clear Your Hard Drive, Enhance Audio, Track Device Activity & More

NEW PRODUCTS & MORE:

Fluance mixes mid-century design with Bluetooth technology in its new Hi-Fi system

Aereo’s founder is returning with a new ISP that beams gigabit speeds into your home

January 26, 2016

AAPL: 99.99

0.55

9to5Toys Last Call: VIZIO 48″ Smart HDTV (refurb) $300, cable modem + Wi-Fi router bundle $100, more

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TODAY’S CAN’T MISS DEALS:

Last Call Updates:

Apple TV 32GB w/ Siri Remote and HDMI Cable $126 shipped (Reg. $149+), 64GB $176 shipped

Apple TV (4th gen) with Siri remote in refurbished condition hits Apple’s online store

VIZIO Refurb 120Hz Smart HDTVs: 48-inch $300 (Orig. $500), 50-inch $330 (Orig. $500), more

Networking: Motorola SB6183 DOCSIS 3.0 Cable Modem + NETGEAR Router: $100 ($160 value), more

Ooma Telo VoIP Home Phone System (Refurb.) $60 shipped (Orig. $130)

Pay What You Want: The 2016 Mac Bundle ~12

Work Faster & Smarter on Your Mac with 12 Apps to Clear Your Hard Drive, Enhance Audio, Track Device Activity & More

Apple’s Get Productive iOS App Sale 50% or more off: Things, Clear, Duet Displays, Deliveries, much more

App Store Free App of the Week: MarcoPolo Ocean puzzle game (Reg. $3)

1Password for Mac keeps your accounts and information safe, now $25 (Reg. $50)

Use your iPad as an additional screen for your Mac or PC w/ Duet Display, now just $8 (Reg. $16)

Astropad turns your iPad into a professional Mac drawing tablet, download it now for $10 (Reg. $20)

Deliveries package tracker for iOS hits its lowest price yet: $2 (Reg. $5)

MORE NEW GEAR FROM TODAY:

USB Power: Anker Astro E5 16,000mAh Dual-Port $25 (Reg. $40), KMASHI 10,000mAh $9more

Add some comfort to your workspace w/ today’s 3M sale at Amazon: dual monitor mount $184, much more

MORE DEALS STILL ALIVE:

Apple Watch Stainless Steel Bands – 42 or 38mm: Space Gray $21 (Reg. $36)

Media: new Blu-rays $10 – Jurassic World, Minions, more + BOGO offer

Game pre-orders for Amazon Prime members –Zelda, Far Cry Primal, FFXV: $48 ea (Reg. $60)

NEW PRODUCTS & MORE:

It took a year of planning and 18,000 pieces to create this custom LEGO Arkham Asylum build

Fender brings its big name into the world of headphones with new Pro In-ear Monitors

December 29, 2015

AAPL: 108.74

1.92

9to5Toys Last Call: Sharp 55″ 4K UHDTV $600, Samsung 250GB SSD $65, MacBook 512GB from $1,350, more

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TODAY’S CAN’T MISS DEALS:

Last Call Updates:

Acer 1080P ultra-thin 19.5″ Display w/ DVI or VGA input (manufacturer refurb): $50 shipped

Daily Deals: Sharp AQUOS 55-inch Smart 4K Ultra HDTV $600, Logitech MX Master Wireless Mouse $79more

Samsung 850 EVO 2.5-inch Internal Solid-State Drives: 250GB $65 (Reg. $90), 500GB $140 (Reg. $150+)

Apple 12-inch MacBook w/ Retina display 1.2GHz/8GB/512GB: $1,400 or $1,350 w/ .edu (Reg. $1,599)

$100 iTunes Physical Gift Card for $80 shipped (20% off): save on apps, music, movies, more!

Write-Off Week™: Last chance to write off biz expenses w/ best deals on office equipment, tech, supplies, more

Apple iPad Air 2 Smart Cover $18 (Reg. $35), Smart Case $35 (Reg. $70)more

Starbucks $15 gift card for $10: save 30% on your favorite drinks!

MORE NEW GEAR FROM TODAY:

Add 1,800mAh of power to your iPhone USB wall charger w/ the NomadPlus for $15 Prime shipped (Orig. $40)

MORE DEALS STILL ALIVE:

Apple-certified Lightning 3600mAh Aukey Portable Battery Pack + MFi cable: $10 shipped

Anker iPhone/iPad accessories: Car Chargers from $6, Nylon MFi Lightning Cable $8more

iTunes is hosting a rare sale on HD movies, including $5 titles + heavily discounted bundles

Hundreds of iOS/Mac games & apps are on sale for the holidays, these are the best ones you can’t afford to miss

B&H: $70 off Apple Watch Stainless PLUS $100 Gift card (Tax only in NY) starting at $379 effective

iPad mini 3 Wi-Fi: 16GB $250 (Orig. $399), 128GB $425 (Orig. $599)

Best Buy Apple sale: iPad Air 2 $125 off, iPad Air $100 off, iPad mini 4 $100 off, much more!

Apple TV 32GB (4th generation) w/ Siri remote + 6-ft HDMI cable: $126 shipped (~$155 value)

NEW PRODUCTS & MORE:

Thimble’s DIY robot subscription service launches on Kickstarter to great success

Here are the Holiday Best Sellers from Amazon’s record-breaking year

 

December 11, 2015

AAPL: 113.18

-2.99

9to5Toys Last Call: Free App of the Week, Mophie iPhone 6/s battery case $75, Samsung 4K 55″ UHDTV $700, more

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TODAY’S CAN’T MISS DEALS:

Last Call Updates:

iPhone 6s cases from $1, iPad Air 2 Slim Case w/ Keyboard $12, more

App Store Free App of the Week: Cut the Rope 2 goes free for the first time ($1 value)

Mophie’s iPhone 6/s Juice Pack Air is smarter than Apple’s Smart Battery Case at $75 (Reg. $100)

Smart 4K 60Hz UHDTVs: Samsung 55-inch $700 (Reg. $900+)more

Best Buy’s latest Apple sale is your best chance to score iPad, Mac, & Watch deals before Christmas: iPad Air 2 $125 off, iPad Air $100 off, iPad mini 4 $100 off, much more!

Best Buy makes a splash with the lowest Apple Watch prices ever, deals start at just $249

$100 iTunes Physical Gift Card for $80 w/ free shipping (20% off)

Giveaway: SanDisk USB flash drives for iPhone, iPad, and Android mobile devices

MORE NEW GEAR FROM TODAY:

Home Designer 3D for iOS/Mac goes free for the first time, GOLD version $1 (Reg. up to $10)

MORE DEALS STILL ALIVE:

Save 25% on any book from Amazon — Humans of New York: Stories $12 Prime shipped (Reg. $16)

Affinity Photo is Apple’s Mac App of the Year, download it now for $40 (Reg. $50)

The Room puzzle-mystery game for iOS goes free for the first time in two years (Reg. $1), more

Algoriddim’s djay 2 for iPhone is now available for free (Reg. $3)

NEW PRODUCTS & MORE:

De’Longhi launches new PrimaDonna Elite coffeemaker w/ iOS connectivity

Top 10 holiday movies you can stream right now on Netflix

Skip the holiday blues with these practical stocking stuffers

Justin’s Holiday Gift Guide: speakers, Lightning mics, storage, pocket synths & more to up your home recording set-up

 

December 4, 2015

AAPL: 119.03

3.83

9to5Toys Last Call: Brother Laser Printer $40, Nomad Apple Watch Stand $41, Samsung 48″ 4K UHDTV $500, more

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TODAY’S CAN’T MISS DEALS:

Last Call updates:

Giveaway: SanDisk USB flash drives for iPhone, iPad, and Android mobile devices

Brother compact Laser printer: small enough to hide, ink lasts forever: $40 shipped

Grab Nomad’s gorgeous aluminum Apple Watch Stand at its best price ever: $41 shipped (Reg. $60)

4K Smart UHDTVs: Samsung 48-inch 60Hz $500 (Reg. $700+), LG 55-inch 120Hz $698 (Reg. $800+), more

MFi Apple-Certified Accessories: Spigen 3-ft. Lightning Cable $4 (Reg. $10), Inateck Dual-USB Car Charger $14, more

Mounts for the new Apple TV (4th gen) keep your HDTV setup looking super clean

MORE NEW GEAR FROM TODAY:

GoPro HERO4 Session Action Camera w/ free mount + 32GB microSD card: $200 shipped (~$325 value)

MORE DEALS STILL ALIVE:

Host a Christmas party that doesn’t suck with these rowdy adult board games

App Store Free App of the Week: Monument Valley goes free (Reg. $4)

TextExpander 5 for Mac, award-winning productivity app now $22 (Orig. $45)

Apple 12″ 256GB MacBook $1,100 (Reg. $1,299)

NEW PRODUCTS & MORE:

Anova Culinary updates its sous vide Precision Cooker w/ Wi-Fi  for cooking away from home

November 13, 2015

AAPL: 112.34

-3.38

9to5Toys Last Call: PDF Expert 5 for iOS goes free, Black Friday HDTV deals, iPhone 6/s MFi Battery Case $21, more

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TODAY’S CAN’T MISS DEALS:

Last Call Updates:

Best of Black Friday – iPads, Tablets and e-readers: iPad Air 2 from $360, Amazon Fire $35 (Reg. $50), more

App Store Free App of the Week: PDF Expert 5 goes free for the first time ($10 value)

Best of Black Friday – HDTVs: 40-inch from $149, Samsung 55-inch Smart $580 (Reg. $1,200), more

Best of Black Friday – Games: Xbox One/PS4 console bundles, deep discounts on games, more

Add 3100mAh of battery life to your iPhone 6/s with this MFi Apple-certified case: $21 Prime shipped (Reg. $43)

Apple MagSafe 2 Power Adapters for MacBook Air or MacBook Pro from $34 shipped (Reg. $79)

Implosion – Never Lose Hope for iOS goes free for the first time as IGN’s Game of the Month ($10 value)

MORE NEW GEAR FROM TODAY:

Add TiVo DVR functionality to your over-the-air antenna with this refurb deal: $35 + $5 shipping (Orig. $50)

BLACK FRIDAY AD LEAKS & NEWS:

Best Buy’s Black Friday ad brings deals on Apple Watch, Macs, HDTVs, games & more!

MORE DEALS STILL ALIVE:

T-Mobile is discounting iPhone 6s/Plus by $100 when bought on an installment plan or outright

Huge savings on pre-owned Apple Watches, deals from as low as $261 shipped

Apple iPod Touch 5th gen 16-64GB sizes, multiple colors: $149-$199 shipped

Apple Magic Mouse 2 (open-box): $68 shipped (Reg. $80)

Apple iPad Mini 2, space gray or silver: $199 shipped ($70 off)

UE MEGABOOM in black: $227 shipped (Reg. $300)

NEW PRODUCTS & MORE:

Pulse brings Bluetooth LE + iOS connectivity to a slew of Canon and Nikon DSLRs

Roku surprises with a new “special edition” streaming media player at an all-time low price

 

November 10, 2015

AAPL: 116.77

-3.80

9to5Toys Last Call: Toshiba 55″ HDTV $350, 13″ Retina MacBook Pro $1,080, $15 Starbucks gift card for $10, more

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TODAY’S CAN’T MISS DEALS:

Last Call Updates:

Dual-Port USB Power Banks: Poweradd 20,000mAh $18 (Reg. $36), Anker 10,400mAh $16 (Reg. $20), more

Daily Deals: Toshiba 55-inch 1080p LED-Backlit LCD HDTV $350, WD 2TB Portable Hard Drive $70, more

13-inch Retina MacBook Pro 2.7GHz/8GB/128GB $1,080 (Reg. $1,299), 15-inch: $1,600 (Reg. $1,999)

Get a $15 Starbucks eGift Card for $10 from Groupon – save on your morning cup of coffee!

T-Mobile is discounting iPhone 6s/Plus by $100 when bought on an installment plan or outright

Implosion – Never Lose Hope for iOS goes free for the first time as IGN’s Game of the Month ($10 value)

Best Buy’s Black Friday ad brings deals on Apple Watch, Macs, HDTVs, games & more!

Sports Authority Black Friday Ad: Free gift cards w/ footwear, FitBit Charge HR $120, more

Target previews its top Black Friday deals, launches surprise one-day sale starting now

GameStop Black Friday ad leak: PS4/Xbox One bundles $300, new Nintendo 3DS XL $180, tons of games

Staples Black Friday Ad Revealed: iPad Air 2 from $374, mini 4 $300, more

Sam’s Club Black Friday ad leak: iPad Air 2 Cellular $175 off, Google Play $100 Gift Card $80, more

Kohl’s Black Friday ad leak: more PS4/Xbox One $300 bundles, home goods, clothing, much more

Sam’s Club One-Day Sale: iPhone 6s/Plus $100 off, iPad Air 2 64GB/128GB $150 off, PlayStation 4 $300, more

Amazon’s Black Friday Deals store is now open for business

eBay calls on Black Friday shoppers to decide which products will get discounted this year

The best GoPro HERO4 action camera accessories, mounts, storage, more

MORE NEW GEAR FROM TODAY:

Amazon Gold Box – Sony storage up to 60% off: 64GB USB 3.0 Flash Drive $18, 128GB microSD $43, more!

MORE DEALS STILL ALIVE:

Huge savings on pre-owned Apple Watches, deals from as low as $261 shipped

Apple iPod Touch 5th gen 16-64GB sizes, multiple colors: $149-$199 shipped

Apple Magic Mouse 2 (open-box): $68 shipped (Reg. $80)

Apple iPad Mini 2, space gray or silver: $199 shipped ($70 off)

ULAK Cases for iPhone 6/s, iPad mini, iPod Touch and Android devices from $3 shipped (Reg. $10+)

Review: How Amazon Echo changed my life + $130 special price ($50 off) for Amazon card holder

NEW PRODUCTS & MORE:

TP-Link introduces two new Wi-Fi extenders for home theaters, gaming consoles, and more

November 2, 2015

AAPL: 121.18

1.68

As Nintendo’s ultra-popular Wii demonstrated back in 2006, adding motion sensors to a remote control can be fun — and dangerous for your TV when you start swinging the controller around during gameplay. Since the fourth-generation Apple TV supports games and its new Siri Remote includes motion sensors, Apple came up with its own safety solution: the Remote Loop, not surprisingly sold separately as a $13 accessory.

Our galleries below show what you can expect from the Remote Loop, including its packaging, the metal spikes it uses to grip the Siri Remote’s Lightning port, and the earlier Apple inspiration for its choice of fabrics….

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September 21, 2015

AAPL: 113.45

-0.47

9to5Toys Last Call: 15″ Retina MacBook Pro $1,700 (or less), iPad Air 2 $349, LG 49″ Smart UHDTV $550, more

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Today’s can’t miss deals:

Last Call Updates:

Infento’s Constructible Rides are a K’NEX-like bicycle system that grows with your kid

Apple 15-inch Retina MacBook Pro (newest) 2.2GHz/16GB/256GB: $1,700 or $1,650 w/ .edu (Reg. $1,999)

Apple iPad Air 2 Wi-Fi up to $150 off (all colors): 16GB $349, 64GB $449, 128GB $549 (Reg. up to $699)

LG 49-inch 60Hz Smart 4K UHDTV: $550 shipped (Reg. $800+)

Giveaway: This is Ground’s Mod Laptop 2 is a road warrior’s dream bag, up to $499 value

Review: Tile’s 2nd-gen Bluetooth tracker makes finding lost keys, dog, or iPhone easier than ever

More new gear from today:

Games/Apps: FX Photo Studio goes free, PS4 Destiny Taken King bundle w/ MGS V $399, iOS freebiesmore

More deals still alive:

The Mega Mac 2015 Bundle: 15 solid Apps including MacBooster 2, Disk Drill Pro & More $25 (Orig. $564)

MacUpdate Bundle: 10 apps including Toast 14, DevonThink, ExpanDrive, Boom, iMazing and more for $50

App Store Free App of the Week: Shadowmatic puzzle game goes free for the first time ($3 value

New products & more:

The all-in-one Bruvelo Coffeemaker hits Kickstarter with a lofty goal and slim design

Tacos are the key to scoring one of Sony’s crazy limited edition Gold PlayStation 4 bundles

September 18, 2015

AAPL: 113.45

-0.47

9to5Toys Last Call: Free App of the Week, Brother inkjet w/ AirPrint $45, Samsung 50″ smart HDTV $500, more

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Today’s can’t miss deals:

Last Call Updates:

GoPro HERO3+ Silver Action Camera: $219 shipped (Reg. $300)

 

App Store Free App of the Week: Shadowmatic puzzle game goes free for the first time ($3 value)

AirPrint All-in-One Inkjet Printers: Brother $45 shipped (Reg. $90), HP $70 shipped (Reg. $100)

Samsung 1080p Smart LED HDTV 50-inch $500 (Orig. $750)

Save $100 on Apple’s all-new 12-inch MacBook + extra $50 for students/faculty: 256GB model $1,150 w/ .edu (Reg. $1,299)

13″ Retina MacBook Pro $1,280 (Reg. $1,499)

Save $100 on Apple iPad: Air 2 Wi-Fi 16GB $399, 64GB $499, 128GB $599, mini 3 Wi-Fi 16GB $299

Review: Tile’s 2nd-gen Bluetooth tracker makes finding lost keys, dog, or iPhone easier than ever

The Mega Mac 2015 Bundle: 15 solid Apps including MacBooster 2, Disk Drill Pro & More $25 (Orig. $564)

MacUpdate Bundle: 10 apps including Toast 14, DevonThink, ExpanDrive, Boom, iMazing and more for $50

Giveaway: Schoolhouse Electric makes the clock cool again, $290 value

More new gear from today:

Games/Apps: Splashtop 2 Remote Desktop for iPhone free, Worms titles up to 80% off, iOS freebies, more

More deals still alive:

OtterBox iPhone 6 Defender Case (gray or black) from $24 shipped (Orig. $50)

Portable USB 3.0 Hard Drives: WD My Passport Ultra 3TB $125 (Orig. $200), Samsung 2TB $70 (Reg. $80)

New products & more:

iRobot takes its new Roomba 980 vacuum to the cloud with Wi-Fi connectivity and remote management

Timex combines its analog heritage with fitness tracking on the new Metropolitan+

August 27, 2015

AAPL: 112.92

3.23

9to5Toys Last Call: Bose SoundTrue headphones $80, VIZIO 49″ 4K UHDTV $600, MFi Lightning cables, more

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Today’s can’t miss deals

Last Call Updates:

Apple 13.3-inch MacBook Air (early 2014) 1.7GHz/8GB/512GB: $1,249 shipped (Orig. $1,849)

Bose SoundTrue on-ears in black $80 (Reg. $120), Skullcandy Hesh 2 Bluetooth 4.0 $60 (Reg. $100), much more

VIZIO 49-inch 120Hz 4K LED Smart HDTV $600 (Reg. $720), 43-inch $548 or $528 w/ Prime (Reg. $599)

MFi Apple-Certified Lightning Cables: 6-ft. Braided Nylon $9.50 (Reg. $14), 2-ft. Retractable $9 (Reg. $13), more

15-inch Retina MacBook Pro (mid 2014) 2.5GHz/16GB/512GB: $1,749 shipped (Orig. $2,499)

13-inch Retina MacBook Pro (newest) 2.7GHz/8GB/128GB: $1,100 shipped (Reg. $1,299)

Back to school gift guide: essential tech gear every student should be using

Giveaway: Jaybird’s new X2 Bluetooth earbuds are the ultimate workout counterpart ($180 value)

More new gear from today:

Storage: WD 3TB portable HDD (multiple colors) $130 (Reg. $150), Samsung 850 EVO 500GB SSD $150 (Reg. $170+)

More deals still alive:

PS4 Batman or Last of Us Bundle w/ 3 mo. PS Plus, Madden 16 & another game $399 ($500+ value)

Get a free download of the AirPano Travel Book iOS app courtesy of Apple ($3 value)

New products & more:

Samsung introduces new multi-room speakers alongside an improved Android and iOS app

Sensel’s Morph is an ultra sensitive Force Touch Trackpad look-alike

July 28, 2015

9to5Toys Last Call: 13″ Retina MacBook Pro $1,100, Mohu HDTV Antenna $30, Dell Laser Printer $100, more

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Today’s can’t miss deals:

Last Call Updates:

Kodak’s 360 degree action camera adds must-see YouTube capabilities

Apple 13″ MacBook Pro w/ Retina Display: 2.7GHz/8GB/128GB $1,100 (Reg. $1,299)

Cut the cord! Mohu Leaf 50 Ultimate HDTV Antenna (open box): $30 shipped (Orig. $90)

Color Wireless Printers: Dell LED Laser $100 (Reg. $150+), Canon All-In-One Inkjet $70 (Reg. $100)

Amazon’s new Launchpad store offers the latest gadgets from crowdfunding campaigns and startups

More new gear from today:

 

Daily Deals: Trendnet N600 Dual-Band Router $10, ZAGG iPad Mini ZAGGkeys Bluetooth Keyboard Cover (refurb) $10, more

Headphones: Sony MDR-7506 Professional Folding $70 (Reg. $100), Beyerdynamic DT 1350 $150 (Orig. $300+), more

More deals still alive:

Apple’s massive iOS sale w/ 100 apps for $0.99 ea: Rayman, Angry Birds, Pixelmator, Spider-Man, many more

Free McGraw-Hill iOS apps for kids: Monster Squeeze, more (Reg. $2 ea.)

QuickRes – the app that changes your resolution in a click: 50% off

App Store Free App of the Week: SpongeBob Moves In ($4 value)

Disney’s award-winning Animated iPad app hits a new all-time low price of $3 (Reg. $10)

Save 50% on the brand new Screenium 3 high-res, high-speed screen capture app for Mac

Samsung 850 EVO 1TB 2.5-inch Internal Solid-State Drive: $310 shipped (Reg. $350

New products & more:

Plantronics new BackBeat Sense Bluetooth headphones are loaded with sensors

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

Review: Bang & Olufsen Beolit 15 Bluetooth speaker

Review: DODOcase Apple Watch Charging Stand

Review: SanDisk Connect Wireless Stic

June 25, 2015

9to5Toys Last Call: Logitech UE MINI BOOM $50, LG 49″ 4K UHDTV $600, iOS Free App of the Week, more

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Today’s can’t miss deals:

Last Call Updates:

Logitech UE MINI BOOM Wireless Portable Speaker (multiple colors) $50 shipped (Orig. $100)

LG 49-inch 4K 60Hz Smart LED UHDTV: $600 shipped (Reg. $900)

Headphones: Qy7 Bluetooth 4.1 Earbuds $20 Prime shipped (Reg. $30), Sennheiser HD439 $40 (Reg. $55+), more

Amazon’s Treasure Truck brings daily deals to the streets

Save $100 on Apple’s iPad Air 2 Wi-Fi 16GB in Gold or Silver: $399 shipped (Reg. $499)

Giveaway: Grovemade’s latest wooden creation provides a luxurious home for your Magic TrackPad

More new gear from today:

Games/Apps: Dragon Age Inquisition $30, Skylanders Trap Team Wii U $30, Jump Out free, more iOS freebies

More deals still alive:

Verus iPhone 6/Plus cases in multiple styles & colors starting at $2 shipped

HooToo Wireless N Travel Routers w/ file sharing 20% off: TripMate Nano $15 Prime shipped (Reg. $25), more

New products & more:

Polaroid’s mini 1-inch 1080p action camera refreshed with Wi-Fi integration for iOS

The Roost smart battery adds iOS notifications to your old smoke detectors for $35

E3:

May 18, 2015

Earlier today, investor Carl Icahn published an open letter to Apple CEO Tim Cook in which he predicted that Apple would enter the television market with 55-inch and 65-inch UHD TVs. This evening, however, The Wall Street Journal reports that Apple currently has no plans to enter the highly competitive TV market.

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High-profile investor and AAPL shareholder Carl Icahn has published yet another open letter to Apple CEO Tim Cook, this time giving his thoughts on new product categories that he expects Apple to enter alongside his usual advice for the company on share repurchases, valuation, and more.

As for his product predictions, Icahn highlights two new big categories, both of which have been reported in detail and rumored for the last year, including TV and electric vehicles. Icahn thinks Apple will release full-fledged UHD TV sets sometime next year…

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March 25, 2015

9to5Toys Last Call: 49-inch LG 4K Smart UHDTV $660, 2K iOS game sale, discounted Xbox Live/PS Plus, more

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Today’s can’t miss deals:

Last Call Updates:

2K’s best iOS games are on sale from $3 ea: BioShock, XCOM, Civilization Revolution 2, NBA 2K15, more

The ultimate lifeline: this $60 power bank can jump start your car and charge your iPhone

Xbox Live Gold $36 (Reg. $60), PlayStation Plus $40 (Reg. $50)

iPad Air 2 Wi-Fi in all colors: 16GB $400 (Reg. $499), 128GB $600 (Reg. $699)

JBL Spark Bluetooth Speaker $35 shipped (Reg. $130)

The software used by Pixar to create visual effects for movies like Toy Story, Up, and WALL-E is now free

Small States Review: Grado’s GR10e in-ear headphones hit every note, $299 giveaway

More new gear from today:

More deals still alive:

GoPro HERO4 Black 4K Action Cam $399 shipped ($100 off)

Free money! Save up to 20% on gift cards from Staples, Lowe’s, Applebee’s, Facebook, more

New products & more:

InfiniteUSB cables offer an endless supply of USB ports for your laptop

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