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- Gaming Mouse for $28
UtechSmart Gaming Laser Mouse for PC for $28.99, and coupon code ELEIS6GB applies $1 off during checkout.
A similar Logitech G600 MMO sells for $40.
Tuesday, February 20, 2018
- 6 Bath Bombs Gift Set for $9.75
Six-pack of large (4oz) Gaea Miracle Spa Bomb Fizzies, handmade with essential oil, for $15.
Apply code DEAL0216 during checkout to update the price to $9.75.
Enter the promotional code before submitting your order.
Free shipping for Amazon Prime members, or free shipping to everyone else with most $25+ Amazon orders.
Poweradd Apollo 2 Solar Charger, 20,000mAh Portable Battery Charger, Waterproof for $18.
Slowly charges itself using solar panels, although it should be initially charged from a regular power outlet before traveling to have better charging.
Also has a built-in flashlight which, in our opinion, is a useless feature.
Nobody ever chooses to hold their heavy battery charger in-hand while consuming precious battery power that could be used to charge their phones, especially since most smartphones are easier to hold and have built-in flashlights.
Thursday, February 15, 2018
- 3-Handset Cordless Phone System for $47.25
Cordless phones (also known as a "house phone") are still useful, especially with free phone service available.
Works with an OBi phone adapter and Google Voice, or an Ooma Telo.
Make and receive unlimited calls with better quality than a cell phone, or call your cell phone when it gets misplaced in the home.
Normally, a 3-handset Panasonic cordless phone system would cost about $75.
2-Pack of Conico Wifi Smart Power Plugs for $19.50 when applying code IMEZ9PZB during checkout.
You can power on/off lights (or anything plugged into the outlets) with an app, or using your voice with an Amazon Echo or Google Home.
2-Pack of LED Tectical Flashlights for $10 when applying code 4EWCIZXU during checkout.
Note, batteries are NOT included, and each uses 3 AAA batteries or 1 18650 rechargeable battery.
Hot Glue Gun Kit for $14.40 with code MF938VKF .
Includes 30 hot glue gun sticks, and meant for minor household repairs, DIY projects, arts & crafts, card making, etc.
USB to Serial-ATA Hard Drive Docking Station for $12 when appling code 74V4LB7K in the cart.
Plug and unplug any 2.5" or 3.5" hard drive to your computer anytime, providing extra storage for backups.
Deals on Invicta, Citizen Men's, Bulova, and other men's & women's wrist watches
Remember, deals that require a coupon code must be entered in the "Promo Code" box before submitting your order.
- Eufy HomeVac Cordless Bagless Vacuum Cleaner $50
Add one to the cart, and apply code SPJ8KN6M during checkout to get it for $50.
Saturday, February 3, 2018
- Tech eBook: Pro Git for Free
The price currently displays as $0.00, so if you press "Buy" or "Buy with 1-Click", the eBook is yours forever.
This tech eBook has positive reviews, and covers the workflow of "git", the source-control tool for software engineers.
The book is actually free for everyone, not just on Amazon.
- Wireless Bluetooth In-Ear headphones for $10
Add Atgoin Wireless Bluetooth In-Ear Headphones to your cart at the regular price of $24.99, and apply code 2OY5QVUD during checkout to get $15 off.
Includes a USB charging cable, carry pouch, three pairs of ear tips (small, medium, and large), 2 sets of 3 ear-hook attachments, and 1-year warranty.
The reviewers say the battery lasts about 5-6 hours per charge.
- RavPower 15,000mAh Portable Battery Charger with Solar Panel $22
RavPower 15,000mAh Portable Battery Charger for $22.
Has 2-amp output across 2 USB charging ports, so it can charge 2 smartphones simultaneously, or 1 tablet.
Biggest benefits of this charger over others:
Built to be waterproof, shockproof, and rugged (good for camping/outdoor/travel use).
Has a regular MicroUSB input for charging the battery pack, just like all portable batteries have, plus has a solar panel which continuously recharges the device.
They do not suggest abandoning regular charging for solar because of slow charging rate,
but the solar panel can add up to 15% daily charge to the battery capacity.
Prime members get free 2-day shipping or free same-day shipping, depending on how many other items are in your Amazon Prime order.
Logitech G602 Wireless Gaming Mouse for $30.
Was $32 during the last sale.
Normally about $40.
They say this wireless mouse is "lag free", which should perform better for everyday use, professional use, and for gamers.
- Anker Bluetooth Wireless Keyboard for $16
Anker is offering their Bluetooth wireless mini keyboard for $16 through their Amazon store.
Other manufacturers, such as Logitech, sell their similar mini wireless keyboards for about $30.
Comes with a rechargeable battery that lasts for 2 weeks (with 2-3 hours/day usage) until needing a recharge.
The Bluetooth connects to most tablets and smartphones.
- Single Quest Nutrition Protein Bar $2, Free $2 Credit with Prime
This deal is for Amazon Prime members only.
Order a single Quest Nutrition Protein Bar in your choice of flavor for $2, and get a $2 credit toward a future nutrition bar order.
To see all available flavors, click the grey down arrow under the price to expand the list.
Note that your $2 credit can only apply toward nutrition bars on the list.
- Sweet Sweat Stick for $19.30 (expired)
Looks like an interesting deal to help fitness goals.
As shown in their promo video apply the Sweet Sweat product to your skin before a workout to help the body sweat more.
For the next few hours, Amazon is selling the 6.4oz stick for $19.29
(normally about $30 to $33).
There are several articles about the benefits of sweating promoting better circulation, such as this one and this one.
WypAll X80 Wipers, Case of 160 for $17.21.
Meant for cleaning surfaces & cars.
Price is $18.11, and choose "Subscribe & Save" to get 5% off, making it $17.21.
Royal Classic White Kitchen Towels/Napkins, Machine Washable, 15-Pack for $12.
Price is $15, and apply code 66AJYOMK during checkout to get it for $12.
Most reviews are positive, with many people saying they are too thin to hold liquid and work for dishes, but good as casual napkins and basic cleaning.
Note that re-usable towels are a better value than buying paper towels every so often.
Like most Sundays, Amazon posted some Kindle eBook deals.
Today's deals are on history books.
Saturday, January 20, 2018
- 6-Pack of Old Spice Men's Body Wash for $9
6-pack of Old Spice Fresher Collection Men's Body Wash for $11.88, and press the $3 off coupon under the price to get it for $8.88.
That's $1.50 each.
Normally sells for about $3.70 each.
Thursday, January 18, 2018
- Adjustable Tripod Stand Holder for Phone $2
Outdoor Mash Adjustable Tripod Stand Holder for mobile phones for $19, and press the $17-off coupon under the price to get it for about $2.
- Sale on BIC Office Supplies
Sale on BIC office supplies, including pens, mechanical pencils, dry erase markers, assorted highlighters, etc.
Prices are about 15% to 40% off.
Monday, January 15, 2018
- International Power Adapter With USB Charging Ports $10.30
Power Adapter with international adjustments for Europe, UK, Australia, Asia, and US power outlets for $12.
Click the 10% coupon under the price to get it for $10.30.
The coupon takes 10% off the original $17 price, so $1.70 off.
It provides a single power outlet and 4 USB charging ports.
Sunday, January 14, 2018
- Vehicle FM Transmitter for $12
Otium FM Transmitter connects the streaming music on your phone with your car stereo using FM radio.
The price is $17.59, and code D935MEDS changes the price to $12.
Free shipping with Amazon Prime, or free with a $35+ order.
- APC BackUPS Battery Backup & Portable Battery $34
APC Back-UPS Mobile Power Pack for Routers and Phones for $46.95, and press "Clip Coupon" under the price to get $13 off.
This small Back-UPS battery backup is only capable of protecting low-power communications and network devices such as routers, switches, and phones.
This model can be removed from its housing and taken with you.
The portable battery can charge smartphones & tablets with up to 11,400mAh charging capacity.
That's enough battery capacity to charge a tablet twice and a phone about six times.
- Hard Drive Docking Station for $10.72
DBPower 2.5" & 3.5" Hard Drive Docking Station for USB/USB3 interfaces for $11.44 now, and click the 5% coupon under the price to get it for $10.72.
This and other similar hard drive docking stations usually sell for at least $15.
The Amazon version includes Quicken Starter for free for 1 year (normally $35).
If you live/work in a state with no income tax, the $30 Deluxe (without State) will be all most individuals/families need to file their 2017 income tax return.
- Pair of Bowflex SelectTech 552 Adjustable Dumbbells & Stand $300
Pair of Bowflex SelectTech 552 Adjustable Dumbbells with Stand for $300 with free shipping.
Select a weight from 5 to 52.5 pounds in 2.5 pound increments.
Note that shipping is expensive on this 100-pound purchase.
The best deal on the dumbbells is at Sears stores for $250 (without stand), but requires in-store pickup.
Most other stores sell just the dumbbells (without stand) for at least $300 after shipping fee.
- International Power Adapter With USB Charging Ports $12.92
Tensun Internal Power Adapter capable of plugging in to most European, Asian, Australian, and African wall outlets.
Price is $13.59, and click the 5% coupon under the price to get 68¢ off.
Provides a single power plug and 4 USB charging ports.
The USB ports provide 2.4A total output, so it can charge 2-3 smartphones at once, or one tablet.
- Fitness Equipment On Sale
Medicine balls, weightlifting gloves, dumbbells, and aerobic equipment are on sale today.
Sunday, December 31, 2017
- Insulated Water/Tea Bottle for $10.20
$16.99, and code KUEFO5QP changes the price to $10.20 during checkout.
Be sure the discount applies before submitting your order.
Keeps hot liquids hot, and cold liquids cold.
- APC BackUPS Battery Backup & Portable Battery $31.05
APC Back-UPS Mobile Power Pack for Routers and Phones for $44.05, and press "Clip Coupon" under the price to get $13 off.
It's a small version of their Back-UPS battery backup, only capable of protecting low-power communications and network devices like routers, switches, and phones for about 10 minutes during a power outage.
It can also be removed from its housing, and taken with you.
Charges smartphones & tablets on-the-go with 11,400mAh charging capacity, meaning it can fully charge an iPad once, or a smartphone five times.
Friday, December 29, 2017
- Digital Day Sale
One-day sale on digital media, subscriptions, apps, and games.
Deals on the list include:
- Amazon eGift Cards
You can upload a photo or select an eGift card type to email to somebody.
Selecting a delivery date of December 25 means your recipient will get their eGift card on Christmas morning.
Saturday, December 23, 2017
- 3 Months of Music Unlimited for $1
3 month trial of Amazon's Music Unlimited for 99¢.
After 3 months, they will charge $10/mo for non-Prime members, $7/mo for Prime members, and $5/mo for students.
- Nvidia Shield TV 4K Streaming Media Player for $160 (expired: price raised to $170)
The Nvidia Shield is a 4K HDR streaming device more powerful than Chromecast, Amazon Fire TV, and Roku.
It normally sells for $200, was on sale for $170 during Black Friday, and $160 today.
It's also three times the price.
With Chromecast built-in, many apps can stream HD and 4K videos by pressing "cast" from the app.
Works with NetFlix, YouTube, YouTube TV, Vudu, HBO Now and other apps (not Amazon apps).
So, your mobile apps turn into your remote control.
Cast games from your GeForce-powered PC to your TV in 4K HDR.
Includes a remote control and a gamepad.
Also, a free 3-month trial to YouTube Red is included.
Also being sold by Newegg for $10 more, and ships tax-free to residents outside of CA, IN, NJ, PA, and TN.
The Tuft & Needle Mattress has some of the best online reviews we have seen about a mattress.
One reviewer says it feels like a firm mattress and one of the best values.
Here's a review breakdown of various ratings on the mattress.
- Philips Sonic Electric Rechargeable Toothbrush for $12
Philips Sonicare Essence Sonic Electric Rechargeable Toothbrush for $25, and press the "$13 Off Coupon" under the price to get it for $12.
Available in white or pink.
The "sonic" means the toothbrush head vibrates back & forth, helping fight plaque better than a standard toothbrush.
If you want the best kind of toothbrush and don't mind spending at least $50, consider an electric toothbrush with a circular head that spins.
Those provide the best tooth cleaning available to consumers.
- Hide a Squirrel Toy for Dogs $11 (expired: sold out)
Speaking from experience, dogs really love this game.
Stuff the squirrels inside the fluffy log, and dogs will work on getting them out.
Tuesday, December 12, 2017
- Acer Chromebook With 11" Touchscreen $200 (expired)
Acer Chromebook Notbook with 11.6" Touchscreen IPS display, 4GB memory, and 16GB storage for $200.
A Chromebook is basically a stripped-down version of a laptop, where the Windows operating system and all the software has been replaced by a Chrome web browser.
With Chrome, you can surf the web, access spreadsheets and docs from Google Apps, and use note-taking tools.
You don't get access to complex software like Photoshop, however your Chrome browser can access online photo editing tools.
- 2 Wifi Smart Plugs for $27
2-pack of Etekcity Wifi Smart Plugs for $27.
Works with Amazon Alexa and Google Home voice-controlled speakers.
So, if you plug lights into these switches, then configure your Alexa or Google Home to control them, you can simply say "turn on the lights."
- TV Stand in Cherry/Black for $45.15
Ameriwood Home Carson TV Stand in Cherry/Black color for $49 with free shipping, and press the $3.84 off coupon below the price.
- 5-Port Switch for $9.50
Rosewill 5-port Gigabit Ethernet Switch for $14.44, and click the $5 coupon under the price to get it for $9.44.
Sold by Rosewill, and Prime eligible.
Good reviews, and most 5-port gigabit switches normally sell for about $20.
- White Noise Machine for $35
LectroFan High Fidelity White Noise Machine for $35 with free shipping.
These devices are great for light sleepers in busy cities.
White noise machines are not for everyone, but many reviewers looking for a better night's sleep do like this product.
For a similar deal, an Adaptive White Noise Machine is also on sale for $64 when clicking the 20% coupon under the $80 price.
Both use "white noise" to drown out sounds.
The more expensive model adjusts its pitch to match noise.
- Echo Dot and TP-Link Smart Plug for $35
A TP-Link Smart Power Outlet with an Amazon Echo Dot voice-operated speaker in white or in black for $35.
The smart plug normally sells for about $30 by itself.
Thursday, November 30, 2017
- Zigbee Smart Light Bulb for $7
Sengled Element Classic Dimmable A19 Smart Bulb for Zigbee wireless hubs for $10, and code 30ELEMENT applies $3 off.
These particular light bulbs will not work on regular Wifi routers until you add a Zigbee compatible hub, such as a Wink Smart Hub.
- Segway MiniLite for $250 (expired: 8pm ET)
Segway MiniLite Self-Balancing Transporter for $250 today.
Normally about $300.
Wednesday, November 29, 2017
- H&R Block Tax Deluxe 2017 for $14
Amazon is the first to have a deal on tax software.
H&B Block Tax Software for the 2017 year is on sale for $13for PC and for Mac.
Tuesday, November 28, 2017
- Logitech K780 Multi-Device Wireless Keyboard for $45 (expired)
Logitech K780 Wireless Keyboard with easy switching between a computer, phone, and tablet.
Next-best deal is $60, and normally sells for $80.
- Desktop Microphone for PC/Mac for $17.60 (expired)
Looks like a great deal for someone who wants to record quality-sounding YouTube or Udemy videos at their desk.
USB connection is compatible with most Windows and Mac computers.
This price expires later in the afternoon.
Dell Ultrasharp U2414H 24" IPS Monitor for $150.
The stand provides height, tilt, and swivel adjustments.
This is the 2014 model, but still rated one of the best business monitors on the market because of its adjustable stand, great viewing angle, and picture clarity.
Cyberpower 1500VA Pure Sinewave Battery Backup UPS for $120 with free shipping.
We have one protecting our computers, and believe it's one of the best battery backup units on the market today.
The pure-sinewave ensures battery power will be as pure as possible, keeping your electronics protected.
Here is a video showing the power quality output.
Basically, anything that has a circuit board (computers, TVs, DVRs, hard drives, etc) could die when electricity fluctuates, and this model tries to make sure that never happens.
This 1500VA is big and heavy, capable of 10-30 min battery protection for a fileserver or desktop PC, cable modem, and monitor during a brown-out or power outage.
Oh, and this model is rarely found for under $175, and normally sold for $200 to $215.
- Mini 1080p Projector for $70 (expired: sold out)
DBPower T20 Mini LCD Home Theater Projector with 1,500 Lumens (brightness) for $70 today.
Normally about $100.
Supports HDMI and VGA video, and a USB & SD card slot for photos.
According to the reviews, the picture clarity is not good enough to replace a 1080p living room TV, but good enough for someone on a budget, for casting photos on a wall without having to mount a screen, or for someone looking for a portable presentation projector.
Note, the 1,500 lumens is not that bright, and will not cast a visible image in well-lit rooms.
- Moto G Plus for $180 with Prime
Motorola Moto G Plus (5th Generation) with 32GB memory and expandable memory slot for $180 for Prime members only.
Normally $200, and compatible with all major US carriers.
Our favorite is the Chromecast because its "cast" button is available on any laptop's Chrome web browser, and inside many iOS and Android apps, including
YouTube, YouTube TV,
CBS, HBO Now, Netflix, Slacker Radio, Google Play Music, Plex, Spotify, etc.
Anyone in your home can use their laptop, tablet, or smartphone to "cast" music and video to a TV.
owners can control their Chromecast with voice commands.
Most other stores sell this 2017 model for at least $450.
Other 55-inch TVs with similar specs sell for at least $500.
Even if you don't have anything that plays 4K video, this (like many other 2017 model 4K TVs) have built-in HDR which means brights are brighter and blacks and blacker.
Here's a video review and another video review.
Also, this model has Roku built-in, so you can stream videos over wifi without having to buy a Roku.
Roku has DirecTV Now and Playstation Vue live TV apps for watching cable channels without subscribing to cable TV, as well as a YouTube for watching videos uploaded to YouTube.
- $30 Off $60 for American Express Customers
This is an invitation-only offer, and only available to select customers.
Press "Clip Coupon" to find out if you are eligible.
You must have made purchases on Amazon using a personal American Express card that earns points.
Once activated, add $60 or more of eligible products sold & shipped by Amazon to your cart.
Under "Choose a Payment Method", select your American Express Membership Rewards eligible American Express Card and pay for at least a portion of your order with Membership Rewards points.
You can specify as little as $1 worth of AmEx points, the rest can go on your AmEx card.
A $30 discount should apply to your order.
Be sure you see the discount before submitting your order.
This is a great deal if your account is eligible.
Be mindful of the items in your cart, since only items "sold and shipped by Amazon.com" are eligible.
- Philips Sonicare Diamond Clear Rechargeable Toothbrush $100
Philips Sonicare Diamond Clean Rechargeable Toothbrush with Deep Clean Mode and Adaptive Clean Brush Head for $100.
Normally about $188.