Microsoft’s holiday Music Deals promotion is crazy good

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Microsoft launched Music Deals last month, offering a new crop of deeply discounted MP3 albums every week. Normally that means you can score one DRM-free album of music for $0.99 and about 100 more for $1.99 each. But Microsoft is shaking things up a bit in time for the holidays: For the next 20 days […]

Deals of the Day (11-25-2014)

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Black Friday is still a few days away, but there are a ton of deals on laptops, tablets, desktops, media players, and all sorts of other goodies in today’s daily deals roundup. For instance you can pick up an Acer Chromebook with an Intel Haswell processor for as little as $180, an 8 inch Windows […]

Deals of the Day (11-24-2014)

hp stream 13

The HP Stream 13 is a low-cost, portable notebook with a 13 inch display, an Intel Bay Trail processor, 2GB of RAM and 32GB of flash storage. It has a fanless design, runs Windows 8.1, and normally sells for $229. But right now the Microsoft Store is selling the laptop for $199. Plus you get […]

Amazon Fire TV Stick on sale for $24

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The Amazon Fire TV Stick is a small, inexpensive device that lets you stream music and videos from the internet to your TV and allows you to play some video games as well. Priced at $39, it’s a few dollars more expensive than a Google Chromecast and a little cheaper than a Roku. When Amazon […]

Deals of the Day (11-21-2014)

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Black Friday may be a week away, but Amazon is running 8 days of deals… starting with some great bargains on notebooks and tablets. Some of Amazon’s best deals today include deep discounts on Asus Chromebooks and tablets, HP notebooks and 2-in-1s, and more. Don’t feel like spending any money at all today? Hit up […]

Lilbits (11-20-2014): Encryption, Lollipop, and fart apps for TV


Shortly after Google released Android 5.0 Lollipop, folks started finding ways to gain root access on devices like the Google Nexus 6 and Nexus 9. Yes, it’s generally pretty easy to unlock the bootloader on Nexus devices, but Google has stepped up security in Android 5.0 so rooting has been a bit tricky and up […]

Deals of the Day (11-20-2014)

transformer book t100

The Asus Transformer Book T100 may be about a year old, but this 10 inch Windows tablet with a laptop-style keyboard dock is still one of the best low-cost 2-in-1 tablets around… especially when you can pick one up for just $200. That’s how much Newegg is selling a refurbished model for at the moment. […]

Deals of the Day (11-19-2014)

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The HP Stream line of laptops are normally cheap, with pries starting at $199. But if you buy one right now you can also get $25 to spend on apps and games in the Windows Store. Microsoft is offering Signature Edition Stream 11 and 13 laptops with gift cards for $199 and $229, respectively. Both […]

Deals of the Day (11-18-2014): $140 Windows laptop


The Asus EeeBook X205 is a notebook with an 11.6 inch display, an Intel Atom Z3735F quad-core Bay Trail processor, 2GB of RAM, 32GB of storage, and Windows 8.1 software. It’s hardly the most powerful Windows laptop on the market, but it’s certainly one of the cheapest. The EeeBook X205 has a list price of […]

Deals of the Day (11-17-2014)

asus c300 colors

Priced at $249, the Asus C200 and C300 Chromebooks are already some of the most affordable laptops. But it’s always nice when you can get cheap devices for even cheaper… and today both models are on sale for just $200. That’s a pretty great price for laptops with 11.6 inch or 13.3 inch screens, Intel […]

Deals of the Day (11-14-2014)

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Lenovo’s Yoga line of 2-in-1 laptops come in a variety of shapes and sizes, but they all straddle the line between notebook and tablet. Lift the lid to a 100 degree angle or so, and you’ve got a laptop. Push it back 360 degrees so it’s back-to-back with the keyboard, and you’ve got a tablet. […]

Deals of the Day (11-13-2014)

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Not a fan of Google’s Nexus 6 and Nexus 9 tablets (or their price tags), but want to get your hands on a new device that can run Android 5.0 Lollipop? Expansys is offering some great deals on 2012-era Nexus phones and tablets, with Nexus 7 models going for as little as $80 and Nexus […]

Deals of the Day (11-12-2014)

transformer book t100

Asus launched the Transformer Book T100 about a year ago, but it’s still one of the best 2-in-1 Windows tablet/laptop hybrids available for under $300. These days it’s often available for way under that price. Groupon is offering a refurbished model for $200, but if you apply a coupon code you can snag this 10 inch […]