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Amazon Prime used to just be a service that offered free 2-day shipping on thousands of items in exchange for $79 per year.
These days Prime membership still includes free shipping. But it also includes access to millions of songs through Amazon Prime Music, thousands of movies and TV shows through Prime Instant Video, and other services including cloud photo storage, eBook borrowing, and more.
The annual price went up to $99 last year. But AMazon is running a one-day promotion this weekend: New members can sign up for just $72 on Saturday, January 24th.
Oh yeah, and if you have no interest in paying a penny, you can also stream Amazon’s TV series Transparent for free that day. That’s the excuse for this promotion: Transparent won the prize for best musical or comedy series at the 72nd Golden Globes recently.
Here are some of the day’s best deals (including a preview of one of Saturday’s best deals).
- Amazon Prime for $72 (for new members) – Amazon (Jan 24th only)
- Toshiba Satellite Radius 11.6″ Windows convertible for $300 – Best Buy
- HP Pavilion 10 x2 2-in-1 Windows tablet for $255 and up – Amazon
- Refurb Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4 for $200 – Woot
- Other refurb Samsung tablets for $130 and up – Woot
- Mad Catz M.O.J.O. micro-console with Android for $150 – Amazon (but that’s the new price everywhere)
- Lenovo IdeaCentre Q190 mini-desktop for $145 – Lenovo (coupon: EMAILQ190)
- ECS Liva mini-PC (1st gen) w/Celeron N2807, 32GB for $115 – NeweggFlash
- Save 30% on NuPro smartphone cases – Amazon
- Save 20% on OtterBox phone and tablet cases – BuyDig (coupon: OTTER20)
You can find more bargains in our daily deals section.