We have a very cool deal for you today on a device called the Cable Key. It's a Lightning charger for your iPhone or iPad that you can put on your keychain! Genius, right? One end is a USB plug, and underneath the cap that hooks on your keyring is the Lightning port for your iOS device. It's lightweight, and the body is made of metal. You can get it for $14.99 through our TMO Deal, so giddyup!
We've gathered 14 different Bitcoin "faucets"—websites that pay out free Bitcoins just for loading up a page full of ads—and tested them to make sure they actually pay out. We started off with eight sites, then eleven, but this update adds three more and updates the descriptions for the original sites with additional information.
Rain Design's iSlider earned high marks when TMO's own Nancy Gravley reviewed it last year. This unique iPad stand can hold any model iPad in landscape, portrait or reclined modes, and folds up to travel quite well, too. Now you can get yours and save $10 in the process. With free shipping, this is the best price we've found, and we're told supplies are limited.
Today in our deals section you will find our latest Name Your Own Price Bundle. Inside the bundle are 11 great Mac apps. Highlights include Snagit, MacX Video Converter Pro, Mariner Write, Flux, and Boom (one of my all-time favorites!). You literally can name your own price. ANY price you name (yes, any!) gets you four pre-selected apps. But if you offer more than the average price you get all eleven. At the time of this post that average price is just US$7.53, so act quickly and get yourself a heckuva deal. Or you can choose to pay more and put yourself on the leaderboard to get entered into a contest for an 11" MacBook Air. Several ways to win, and they're all cheaper the sooner you act!
We've gathered 11 different Bitcoin "faucets"—websites that pay out free Bitcoins just for loading up a page full of ads—and tested them to make sure they actually pay out. We started off with eight sites, but this update adds three more and updates the descriptions for the original sites with additional information.
If you want to scan documents at home and on-the-go to your Mac or your iPad (using the iPad to USB adapter), the Doxie Go scanner is something to consider. Two years ago our own Nancy Gravley reviewed this scanner and, even at $199, she said it was "worth the price." Amazon beats that by a bit down to $188, but for the next thirteen days you can get this portable, battery-powered (and rechargable) scanner for just $149 through our deals section.
Need 4G Internet access on-the-go without breaking the bank? Our deals site is featuring the Photon-branded, Freedom Pop-based 4G HotSpot (think "MiFi") now with a data deal that includes 1GB per month for an entire year baked right into the price. Check your coverage area first, of course, then grab one of these and enjoy connecting up to eight devices simultaneously while on-the-go. These are super-handy when stuck in airports and also to avoid those costly hotel Internet fees. Even if you only travel a few times per year this unit can easily pay for itself (but, again, check coverage of places you visit first, though most common travel destinations we checked are well-covered). If you need more than 1GB of data in any given month, each additional GB is just $9.99, and there is no contract whatsoever. Just pay for what you use.
Sure, both Amazon and the US Government have their drones, but you can have your own, as well. Santa brought one of these to our house last week for Christmas, and as a remote-controlled helicopter enthusiast (i.e. the dude that always buys one of these things every year and then forgets about it), I can tell you that this one is the best I've ever used. So controllable, and pretty easy to fly, too. The video pretty much tells the story, and once you're finished watching and are ready to buy, head on over to our Deal store and enjoy!
This is the first year Apple has offered it’s 12 Days of Gifts promotion in the United States, and so far we’ve been given a Justin Timberlake mini album and the pilot eposide of “Once Upon a Time.” Are the offerings so far on par with previous years or worse? Head on over to the TMO Forums and let us know in today's poll.
Cobra's driving bundle includes the Cobra iRadar, the iOS-linked radar (and more) detection device, the Cobra Tag to help you find your keys and the Cobra Universal Mini Mount to hold your iPhone in the car. The Cobra iRadar is something I checked out and mentioned back on Mac Geek Gab 374, and we still use it in the family car to this day. More than just protection from speed traps, the iRadar goes social. Using your iPhone as its wireless bridge, this alerts you to all sorts of things on the road and reports back (anonymously) to create a hive-mind base of knowledge to better inform all drivers, you included. Normally $129.99 at the Apple Store, we have it in our deals section for just $99.99 for the next 10 days.
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