DEAL: Best Buy Offering Moto Z DROID for $1, JBL Speaker Tossed in for Free

The Moto Z and Moto Z Force may be up for pre-order today at Verizon and Motorola, but Best Buy appears to have the best deal on the way. Once Best Buy opens up their own pre-orders, they will sell you a Moto Z DROID (review) for just $1 on a 2-year contract extension ($200 off) and toss in the JBL SoundBoost speaker for free ($80 value). According to their promo listing, they will alternately shave $200 off a device payment plan too.

That brings the price to either $1 on a 2-year contract or $17.67 per month with a payment plan. That’s actually a pretty good deal, especially with the free JBL Moto Mod tossed in. As you know from our reviews, the JBL SoundBoost speaker is the one Moto Mod we’d actually recommend.  (more…)

DEAL: $100 Off HTC 10 ($599), $100 Credit Towards Accessories

With all of the Prime Day madness going on, it only makes sense for other companies to get in on the action. Beginning today through the end of the month, potential buyers can nab a HTC 10 for $100 off, bringing the price down from $699 to $599.

On top of the new phone you will receive, HTC appears to be throwing in $100 of credit towards HTC accessories. The credit is not limited to buyers from htc.com, though. According to HTC, if you can provide proof-of-purchase from any other retailer or channel, you can receive it. This credit can be spent of cases, extra chargers, or anything else they have listed on the HTC site as a phone accessory. Do note, this does exclude Vive accessories.  (more…)

Amazon Prime Day Deals are Live! Here are Some of the Best (Updating!)

As we noted yesterday, today is Amazon Prime Day 2016. It’s a lot like Black Friday, only in the middle of the summer for some reason and exclusively for Amazon Prime members (Not a member? Sign-up here for free.). But the idea here is that Amazon is slashing the prices on thousands of products to get you to shop, because, shopping. Seriously, I don’t get the point other than Amazon seems to think we need a mid-year Black Friday to blow more money on fun stuff. I don’t have issues with that, it’s just odd. Shopping, though!

Amazon did give us a preview of what to expect in terms of Amazon Prime Day deals and now we get to actually browse through them all and decide if they are worth the trouble. Anything good? Here are some that are sticking out at the moment.

Amazon Prime Day Link

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Amazon Prime Day Deals: A Preview of the Discounts

Tomorrow, July 12, is Amazon Prime Day. You probably know that, because Amazon won’t shut up about it. And rightfully so, as Amazon Prime Day is a day not unlike Black Friday, where Amazon slashes prices and offers a variety of discounts on thousands of items. All I can say is that I hope this year’s Prime Day is better than last year’s massively disappointing inaugural discount day.

Today, to help set expectations, Amazon released a list of Amazon Prime Day deals we should see tomorrow as a preview of sorts. The deals include a $50 discount on the Amazon Echo, $30 off the Fire TV, $15 off the Fire TV Stick, and $30 off the Kindle Paperwhite. The deals don’t all involve Amazon products, though. You will also see big ticket items like a Samsung curved 55-inch 4K TVs available for as little as $650. There will be lightning deals too, the ones that come and go as they sell through or reach the end of their allotted time, and special discounts should you order through Alexa via Amazon Echo (or Echo Dot or Tap).

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DEAL: Amazon Dash Buttons All $0.99 Today, Include $5 Credit for First Use

Amazon Dash Buttons, the programmable buttons that allow you to order all sorts of your favorite household items with a single press, are discounted today to just $0.99. Since they normally retail for $4.99 a piece, I’d say that this is a deal worth jumping on if you are a Prime member.

How do Dash Buttons work? They are super simple, thanks to setup via the Amazon Android app, and have become a part of my shopping routine, especially when it comes to things like paper towels, toilet paper, tissue paper, air fresheners, and even bottled water. In fact, Dash Buttons have all but killed off any need for me to go to Target, which is an amazing thing to say.  (more…)

DEAL: Jaybird X2 Bluetooth Headphones Just $79.99 Today at Amazon ($70 Off)

Today’s best deal is without a doubt the Amazon “Deal of the day” for the Jaybird X2 Bluetooth sport headphones. At just $79.99 ($70 off), you can own what I consider to be the best wireless Bluetooth headphones on the planet. Well, they’ll be the best until the X3 comes out later this year.

Amazon currently has the $79.99 price available in a variety of colors with Prime shipping, since this is a Prime-specific deal.  (more…)

DEAL: Download Boingo App From Amazon, Get 6 Months Free WiFi

Traveling from airport to airport is typically associated with also having a bad internet connection. Whether that’s because of spotty service from your provider, the fact that thousands of people are on the same tower at a time, or because airport WiFi is expensive (or terrible when free), getting anything important done (like checking in and blasting your baller life to IG) can be difficult. Companies like Boingo offer what they consider to be decent WiFi hotspots, but they come with fees or memberships. If you want to give them a shot for the next few months, you can do so for free, thanks to Amazon.

Over at Amazon Underground, the place where apps are “actually free,” you can install the Boingo Wi-Finder app, create an account, and get 6 months of free service. From what I can tell, all you need to do is install the Amazon Underground app, then install Boingo Wi-Finder linked below, and sign-up for an account, and you should be granted access. (more…)