Deal: Refurbished Chromecast for Just $20 at Groupon

Google’s Chromecast is available from Groupon for the next couple of days at the low price of just $20. This is a “manufacturer” refurbished dongle, but do you really care? $20 for a device that attaches to the back of your TV for streaming of almost all the things is a heck of a deal.

We are expecting Google to bring us a new one this quarter, but still, this is a good deal if you don’t already own a Chromecast or need an extra for another TV.

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Here Come the Galaxy S6 Price Cuts: T-Mobile Drops $100 Off 32GB Models, $200 Off 128GB Models

After reporting another somewhat disappointing quarter, Samsung said that we could see price cuts to its flagship phones, the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge. Either the  T-Mobile version is the first in line to receive those cuts or T-Mobile just feels like giving you and I solid discounts on a phone that is the best you can buy.

Last night, T-Mobile slashed $100 off the 32GB and 64GB models of both the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge, but took it a step further when they dropped $200 off the 128GB models. So you can buy a regular Galaxy S6 with 32GB of storage for as little as $579 or go bonkers on storage and grab 128GB for $659. The S6 Edge now starts at $679 for 32GB models and goes up to $759 for the 128GB model. Skip the 64GB, folks, the better deal is with 128GB.

We’ll monitor the other carriers and let you know if they follow suit.  (more…)

Deal: Android-Powered Avy Smart Speaker and Media Center for $170

On the DL Deals Store, buyers can save 15% on a Avy Smart Speaker, powered by Android and Bluetooth. Priced at $170, down from its usual price of $200, this speaker features access to Google Play, allowing you to download all of your favorite music apps on a sound system that can handle them. Not only can you listen to music, but Netflix and YouTube is also supported, or any other app you can find needing speakers and a display. Imagine it being a tablet with really big speakers attached.   (more…)

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Deal: Buy ZeroLemon’s Galaxy S6 3500mAh Slim Battery Case for $29

Regularly priced at $40, you can pick up the ZeroLemon Slim Battery Case, made specifically for the Galaxy S6, for just $29 on the DL Deals Store. These cases allow you to keep your device charged while on the go, plus offer a certain amount of protection if you should drop your phone, thanks to the TPU case.  (more…)

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Deal: Best Buy Slashes Fire TV Stick to $25 Today Only ($15 Off)

Amazon’s Fire TV  Stick is today’s deal of the day through Best Buy with a $15 discount that drops the price to $25. If you wanted to get into the dongle-to-streaming game and have yet to buy a Chromecast, this deal gets you there even if it is through Amazon’s option.

With the Fire TV Stick, you plug the HDMI-ready dongle into a port on your TV or display, connect to WiFi, then stream music, movies, and all sorts of other content through partners like Netflix, Hulu, HBO GO, Pandora, and ESPN. You can even game on the Fire TV Stick.

Amazon says the Fire TV Stick comes with 4x the storage and 2x the memory of Chromecast, so if you are a Chromecast owner, this might even be a nice little upgrade.

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Download: 25 Wallpapers From the OnePlus 2

The OnePlus 2 may not arrive until August 11, but one of their lead OxygenOS designers just handed out the phone’s wallpapers ahead of time to “keep the hype up.” There are supposed to be 27 wallpapers in the bunch, but we’re only counting 25. Still, here are 25 free wallpapers that will probably look good on any device, not just the new OnePlus 2.

Below, we’ve put together a mini preview of the lot, but if you head through the download link, you can grab a .zip of all of the papers in full resolution.

You may not be interested in the OnePlus 2, but who can say “no” to hot wallpapers on a Saturday afternoon?  (more…)

Deal: Pay What You Want for This Game Developer Bundle

Over on the DL Deals Store, you can name your own price for the Game Developer Bundle, listed at a value of over $500. Inside, hopeful game developers can gain access to the Non-Coder’s Guide to Game Development, plus a Unity 3D Game Development course bundle. Each bundle, with 3 available in total, includes hours upon hours of content and courses, hopefully steering you in the right direction of game development. (more…)

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