Deal: TYLT Offers 50% Off Battery Power Packs and Cases for the 4th

TYLT, makers of all sorts of premium-designed accessories like the TYLT Vu charger, are offering up a 50% discount on portable battery packs and battery cases for the holiday weekend. You will find battery banks like the 5,200mAh Power Plant for $35 (regularly $70) and 3,000mAh Energi 3K for $30 (regularly $60). They also have battery cases for devices like the Galaxy S4 that hold 2,350mAh of juice and have been discounted to $40 from $80.

If you need some portable battery power, use the promo code “fireworks” at checkout.

The deal runs through July 9.  (more…)

Deal: 32GB Nexus 7 (2013) LTE on eBay for $294

To kick off the 4th of July weekend, how does a decent deal on the Nexus 7 (2013) LTE sound? eBay is running a daily deal on the 32GB version today, which typically runs $349 through Google Play. Should you jump on this deal – with limited quantities available – you are looking at paying $294.99, but that includes free expedited shipping.

You should be aware that the device is “manufacturer refurbished.”

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Deal: Nexus 5 16GB for $334 and Free Shipping From eBay

The Nexus 5 deal we have seen on numerous occasions is back today through eBay. For those who haven’t seen this one before, you are looking at a brand new 16GB model for $334.99, which includes free shipping.

The 16GB model of the Nexus 5 currently retails for $349 through Google Play, but Google’s cheapest shipping option stands at $9.99. So basically, you are looking at a discount of around $25 should you go with this eBay deal. While that isn’t a substantial discount, it is a discount.

It looks like only the white version is left.

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Deal: Refurbished Nexus 7 (2013) 16GB for $129 From eBay, 32GB for $169

We are quickly approaching the 1-year anniversary of the launch of the Nexus 7 (2013). We have no idea if a new 2014 model will replace it, so if you don’t feel like waiting for Google to make that decision or announcement, take a look at today’s deal on the current model through eBay.

For $129.99, you can pick-up the 16GB version in “manufacturer refurbished” condition. That is actually a pretty substantial discount, since the unit retails for $229 in “new” condition. If you want more storage, the 32GB model in “manufacturer refurbished” condition can be had for $169.99.

eBay Links: Nexus 7 (2013) 16GB ($129.99) | Nexus 7 (2013) 32GB ($169.99)

Friday App Sales: All About Sonic Games for $0.99, Action Launcher Pro and Others Too

Can you think of a better way to put a dent in that freshly cashed Friday paycheck than through some app sales? Outside of happy hour and sneakers, I can’t!

In this week’s list of app sales, we are looking at the ultimate Sonic The Hedgehog deal-o-rama. As far as I can tell, all Sonic games have been slashed to $0.99 from $2.99.

If the little spiny blue hedgehog isn’t interesting enough, there are other apps worth looking at. Chris Lacey’s Action Launcher Pro and Link Bubble Pro are both discounted, bringing them down $2.99 and $2.49, respectively. If you were holding out from purchasing Link Bubble due to its price, now would be your chance to give it some real run for 50% of the original price. There are also some games towards the end of the list.  (more…)

Deal: Refurbished Nexus 7 (2013) 32GB for $159.99 on eBay

A brand new Nexus 7 (2013) with 32GB of storage will run you $269 through Google Play, plus an arm and a leg for shipping. Today, through an eBay deal, you can have the same tablet for $159.99. The deal is for a “manufacturer refurbished” model, but as we have noted time and time again, that isn’t necessarily a bad thing. Often times, refurbishing a product brings it back to a “like new” state with known issues addressed that may not have been addressed yet in a brand new unit.

As a refresher, the Nexus 7 (2013) features a 7-inch high-resolution display (1920×1200), 2GB RAM, 3,950mAh battery, Snapdragon S4 Pro (quad-core) processor, 5MP rear camera, and the newest version of Android (which currently is 4.4.3).

The deal includes free standard shipping.

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Deal: Brand New Nexus 10 16GB for $279 on eBay

The Nexus 10, Google’s 10-inch tablet that seems to have sold out forever ago through Google Play, can be had in brand new condition through eBay this weekend for $279. The tablet originally retailed for $399 with 16GB of storage, so you are looking at a substantial discount for a tablet that is still probably my favorite 10-inch slate of them all. Again – brand new, $279, 16GB of storage, and is a Nexus.

To refresh your memory, the Nexus 10 did its best to push boundaries when it was initially released. With its 10-inch high resolution display (2560×1600, 300ppi), Exynos 5 processor, 2GB RAM, 9,000mAh battery, and newest version of Android, it is still a force to be reckoned. Plus, who knows if we will ever see another 10-inch Nexus tablet from Google again, with rumors suggesting that the Nexus program is coming to a close this year.

The Nexus 10 deal includes free economy shipping.

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