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9to5Toys Lunch Break: iPad mini 4 $299, 15-inch Retina MacBook Pro $1,600, Huawei Smartwatch $250, more

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TODAY’S CAN’T MISS DEALS:

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Best Buy’s latest Apple sale takes $100 off iPad mini 4, up to $100 off Apple Watch & $25 off Apple TV

apple_mjlt2ll_a_15_4_macbook_proApple 15-inch Retina MacBook Pro (Newest Version) 2.2GHz/16GB/256GB: $1,600 shipped (Reg. $1,999)

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Save up to $150 on Huawei Watch for iOS/Android, prices start at $250 shipped: Mesh Band $300 (Reg. $400), more

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Amazon Gold Box – Anker SoundCore Bluetooth 4.0 Speaker: $30 Prime shipped (Reg. $40)

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Anker’s new 60W USB-C/A 5-port charger can quickly refuel your MacBook, more

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App Store Free App of the Week: Dragon Hills goes free for the very first time ($2 value)

Mos Speedrun 2 for iOS goes free for the first time (Reg. $2)

Star Wars Pinball for iOS goes free for the first time in nearly a year (Reg. $2)

Star Wars KOTOR for iOS now matching its lowest price ever: $3 (Reg. $10)

Air Display 3 for iOS gets its first price drop to $10 (Reg. $15)

MORE NEW GEAR FROM TODAY:

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Amazon’s already insanely low-priced 7-inch Fire tablet gets a fresh 20% discount, now just $40 Prime shipped

MORE DEALS STILL ALIVE:

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iOttie’s latest Easy One Touch Mini Car Mounts for iPhone/Android: $13 Prime shipped (Reg. $20)

NEW PRODUCTS & MORE:

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Leica’s latest $6,000 digital camera drops the built-in display for a throwback look

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New MagicMount battery attaches magnetically to your iPhone or Android smartphone


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Trevor Daugherty

May 2nd

Apple

Mac

9to5Toys Last Call: 11” MacBook Air 256GB $850, Mini DisplayPort/HDMI adapter $5, iOttie Car Mount $13, more

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TODAY’S CAN’T MISS DEALS:

Last Call Updates:

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Mos Speedrun 2 for iOS goes free for the first time (Reg. $2)

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Apple 11-inch MacBook Air 1.6GHz/4GB/256GB from $850 shipped w/ .edu (Reg. $1,099), more

Apple 13-inch Retina MacBook Pro 2.7GHz/8GB/256GB $1,200 or $1,150 w/ .edu (Reg. $1,499), more

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Sabrent DA-MDHA Mini DisplayPort/Thunderbolt to HDMI Adapter w/4K Support): $5 shipped

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iOttie’s latest Easy One Touch Mini Car Mounts for iPhone/Android: $13 Prime shipped (Reg. $20)

iPad Pro 16-9

Apple 12.9-inch iPad Pro 128GB Wi-Fi + Cellular in all colors for $820 shipped (Reg. $1,079)

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Apple 27-inch Retina 5K iMac 3.2GHz/8GB/1TB: from $1,450 (Reg. $1,799)

Apple 21-inch Retina 4K iMac 3.1GHz/8GB/1TB (newest version): from $1,150 shipped w/ .edu (Reg. $1,499)

anker-powerport-usb-c

Anker’s new 60W USB-C/A 5-port charger can quickly refuel your MacBook, more

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App Store Free App of the Week: Dragon Hills goes free for the very first time ($2 value)

Star Wars Pinball for iOS goes free for the first time in nearly a year (Reg. $2)

Star Wars KOTOR for iOS now matching its lowest price ever: $3 (Reg. $10)

Alto’s Adventure for iOS now matching its lowest price ever: $1 (Reg. $3)

Air Display 3 for iOS gets its first price drop to $10 (Reg. $15)

MORE NEW GEAR FROM TODAY:

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Toshiba Canvio 3TB Desktop External Hard Drive $80 shipped (Reg. $100)

MORE DEALS STILL ALIVE:

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Treat your Apple Watch with Nomad accessories: Nomad Pod portable battery pack $34 (Orig. $60, CA Tax only), more

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Networking: D-Link 802.11ac Wireless Router $25 (Reg. $30+), PowerLine Kit w/ Wi-Fi Extender $80, more

NEW PRODUCTS & MORE:

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Triby is the first non-Amazon portable Bluetooth speaker with built-in support for Alexa

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The SteelSeries Apex M500 is a lean mechanical gaming keyboard w/ Cherry MX Red switches


Filed under: Tips and Tricks Tagged: 9to5Toys, Amazon, app deals, Best Buy, Daily Deals, free apps, Gold Box, iOttie, MacBook Air, Sabrent, video games

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Trevor Daugherty

April 29th

Apple

Mac

Researchers propose theory on why touchscreen controls in mobile games are the worst

114303_web I know we’re supposed to be all done talking about Flappy Bird, but I think it’s justified to bring it up when it appears in a research paper about why games like Flappy Bird are so hard — and so frustrating. Turns out the controls are fundamentally bad. Read More

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Devin Coldewey

April 28th

Gadgets

Mobile

Researchers propose theory on why touchscreen controls in mobile games are the worst

114303_web I know we’re supposed to be all done talking about Flappy Bird, but I think it’s justified to bring it up when it appears in a research paper about why games like Flappy Bird are so hard — and so frustrating. Turns out the controls are fundamentally bad. Read More

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Devin Coldewey

April 28th

Gadgets

Mobile

9to5Toys Last Call: Beats Studio Headphones $140, Apple Watch Portable Charger $34, JBL Bluetooth Speaker $50, more

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TODAY’S CAN’T MISS DEALS:

Last Call Updates:

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App Store Free App of the Week: Dragon Hills goes free for the very first time ($2 value)

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Headphones: Beats Studio Over-Ear in four colors $140 (Reg. $200+), Bose SoundTrue Around-Ear $80, more

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Treat your Apple Watch with Nomad accessories: Nomad Pod portable battery pack $34 (Orig. $60, CA Tax only), more

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Daily Deals: JBL Charge Portable Bluetooth Speaker (refurb) $50, Amazon Fire TV Stick $35, more

iPad Pro 16-9

Apple 12.9-inch iPad Pro 128GB Wi-Fi + Cellular in all colors for $820 shipped (Reg. $1,079)

apple-imac-with-retina-5k-display

Apple 27-inch Retina 5K iMac 3.2GHz/8GB/1TB: from $1,450 (Reg. $1,799)

Apple 21-inch Retina 4K iMac 3.1GHz/8GB/1TB (newest version): from $1,150 shipped w/ .edu (Reg. $1,499)

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Apple 13-inch Retina MacBook Pro 2.7GHz/8GB/256GB $1,200 or $1,150 w/ .edu (Reg. $1,499), more

Apple 13-inch MacBook Air 1.6GHz/4GB/128GB (early 2015) from $700 shipped w/ .edu (Orig. $999)

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Star Wars Pinball for iOS goes free for the first time in nearly a year (Reg. $2)

Star Wars KOTOR for iOS now matching its lowest price ever: $3 (Reg. $10)

App Store Free App of the Week: Readdle’s Calendars 5 for iOS goes free for the first time in years (Reg. up to $7)

Air Display 3 for iOS gets its first price drop to $10 (Reg. $15)

MORE NEW GEAR FROM TODAY:

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Networking: D-Link 802.11ac Wireless Router $25 (Reg. $30+), PowerLine Kit w/ Wi-Fi Extender $80, more

MORE DEALS STILL ALIVE:

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Add Apple CarPlay integration to your vehicle w/ this Pioneer Receiver: $350 (Orig. $600)

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iHome SmartPlug with HomeKit, Alexa and Nest support: $25 w/ in-store pickup (Reg. $40)

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Transcend storage upgrades for your Mac: 512GB Portable Thunderbolt SSD $284, 256GB Expansion Card $170, more

NEW PRODUCTS & MORE:

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Dyson’s new Supersonic hair dryer will leave your hair healthy and wallet empty

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This LEGO Imperial Star Destroyer custom build is nearly 5-feet long


Filed under: Tips and Tricks Tagged: 9to5Toys, Amazon, app deals, Beats Studio Over-Ear Headphones, Best Buy, Daily Deals, free apps, Gold Box, Retina 5K iMac, Retina MacBook Pro, video games

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Justin Kahn

April 28th

Apple

Mac

Amazon’s new push to make you a Prime subscriber will have gamers fuming

Amazon Prime Member Exclusive Games
Amazon's latest attempt to convince more people to sign up for a Prime membership might not go down too well with the gaming community. Originally discovered by VideoGamer on Friday, it appears that Amazon's Prime-exclusive items now includes several popular video games, including Grand Theft Auto V, Assassin's Creed Syndicate and Far Cry Primal.

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Jacob Siegal

April 22nd

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9to5Toys Lunch Break: Apple Watch $200 off, 13-inch MacBook Air $800, Beats Studio Over-Ear Headphones $150, more

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TODAY’S CAN’T MISS DEALS:

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Best Buy 4-Day sale: Apple Watch w/ Stainless Steel casing $200 off, deals from $349 shipped

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MacBook Air: 13-inch 1.6GHz/4GB/128GB $800 (Orig. $999), 11-inch 256GB from $875 (Reg. $1,099), more

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Best Buy 4-day sale: Beats Studio Over-Ears $150 or Wireless $250, Powerbeats2 Active Collection $130, Roku HDTVs from $170, more

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Apple 12.9-inch iPad Pro 32GB Wi-Fi in all colors: $640 shipped (Reg. $799)

Apple iPad Air 16GB Wi-Fi in Space Gray or Silver $249 shipped (Orig. $399)

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App Store Free App of the Week: Readdle’s Calendars 5 for iOS goes free for the first time in years (Reg. up to $7)

Upgrade Your Mac with 3 Great Apps: Scapple $9 (Orig. $15), STAMP Premium $5 (Orig. $10), Ghostnote $7 (Orig. $10)

Apple offers Day One 2 iOS journal app for free ($10 value)

New MacBooks

The best accessories for Apple’s 12-inch MacBook: USB-C cables, hubs, flash storage, more

Apple drops the price on refurbished 12-inch MacBooks, now start at $929 shipped

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Review: Are these third-party $11 Apple Watch Sport bands any good? Turns out, they aren’t too bad.

MORE NEW GEAR FROM TODAY:

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Daily Deals: PNY 32GB Duo-Link USB Lightning Flash Drive $35, Lowepro Urban Reporter 250 Camera Bag $40, more

MORE DEALS STILL ALIVE:

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Save $10/month by owning your cable modem: NETGEAR DOCSIS 3.0 $47 (Reg. $60), more

NEW PRODUCTS & MORE:

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SanDisk’s new iXpand Flash Drive for iPhone & iPad sports a fresh design and speed boost

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Bang & Olufsen’s new A1 Bluetooth speaker brings 24-hour playback and USB-C charging


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Trevor Daugherty

April 22nd

Apple

Mac

9to5Toys Lunch Break: Apple Watch $200 off, 13-inch MacBook Air $800, Beats Studio Over-Ear Headphones $150, more

Keep up with the best gear and deals on the web by signing up for the 9to5Toys Newsletter. Also, be sure to check us out on: TwitterRSS FeedFacebookGoogle+ and Safari push notifications.

TODAY’S CAN’T MISS DEALS:

apple-watch-milanese-sport

Best Buy 4-Day sale: Apple Watch w/ Stainless Steel casing $200 off, deals from $349 shipped

11-13-inch-macbook-air (1)

MacBook Air: 13-inch 1.6GHz/4GB/128GB $800 (Orig. $999), 11-inch 256GB from $875 (Reg. $1,099), more

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Best Buy 4-day sale: Beats Studio Over-Ears $150 or Wireless $250, Powerbeats2 Active Collection $130, Roku HDTVs from $170, more

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Apple 12.9-inch iPad Pro 32GB Wi-Fi in all colors: $640 shipped (Reg. $799)

Apple iPad Air 16GB Wi-Fi in Space Gray or Silver $249 shipped (Orig. $399)

Readdle-calendars-5-sale-01

App Store Free App of the Week: Readdle’s Calendars 5 for iOS goes free for the first time in years (Reg. up to $7)

Upgrade Your Mac with 3 Great Apps: Scapple $9 (Orig. $15), STAMP Premium $5 (Orig. $10), Ghostnote $7 (Orig. $10)

Apple offers Day One 2 iOS journal app for free ($10 value)

New MacBooks

The best accessories for Apple’s 12-inch MacBook: USB-C cables, hubs, flash storage, more

Apple drops the price on refurbished 12-inch MacBooks, now start at $929 shipped

red-apple-watch-band

Review: Are these third-party $11 Apple Watch Sport bands any good? Turns out, they aren’t too bad.

MORE NEW GEAR FROM TODAY:

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Daily Deals: PNY 32GB Duo-Link USB Lightning Flash Drive $35, Lowepro Urban Reporter 250 Camera Bag $40, more

MORE DEALS STILL ALIVE:

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Save $10/month by owning your cable modem: NETGEAR DOCSIS 3.0 $47 (Reg. $60), more

NEW PRODUCTS & MORE:

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SanDisk’s new iXpand Flash Drive for iPhone & iPad sports a fresh design and speed boost

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Bang & Olufsen’s new A1 Bluetooth speaker brings 24-hour playback and USB-C charging


Filed under: Tips and Tricks Tagged: 9to5Toys, Amazon, app deals, Apple watch, Beats, Best Buy, Daily Deals, free apps, Gold Box, MacBook Air, video games

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Trevor Daugherty

April 22nd

Apple

Mac

9to5Toys Last Call: Best MacBook Accessories, iPad Pro $650, Yamaha 7.2-Ch. A/V Receiver w/ AirPlay $297, more

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TODAY’S CAN’T MISS DEALS:

Last Call Updates:

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Apple 12.9-inch iPad Pro 32GB Wi-Fi in all colors: $650 shipped (Reg. $799)

New MacBooks

The best accessories for Apple’s 12-inch MacBook: USB-C cables, hubs, flash storage, more

Apple drops the price on refurbished 12-inch MacBooks, now start at $929 shipped

ipad-air-silver-space-gray

Apple iPad Air 16GB Wi-Fi in Space Gray or Silver $249 shipped (Orig. $399)

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Daily Deals: Yamaha 7.2-Ch Network AV Receiver w/ AirPlay $297, Samsung Xpress Mono Laser Printer w/ AirPrint $60, more

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Review: Are these third-party $11 Apple Watch Sport bands any good? Turns out, they aren’t too bad.

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App Store Free App of the Week: Space Marshals goes free for the very first time ($5 value)

Upgrade Your Mac with 3 Great Apps: Scapple $9 (Orig. $15), STAMP Premium $5 (Orig. $10), Ghostnote $7 (Orig. $10)

BADLAND 1 & 2 for iOS now matching lowest prices ever from $1 (Reg. $5)

Apple offers Day One 2 iOS journal app for free ($10 value)

MORE NEW GEAR FROM TODAY:

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Audio-Technica ATH-M40X Over-Ear Headphones + FiiO E6 Amp: $82 shipped ($105 value), more

MORE DEALS STILL ALIVE:

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Smartphone Accessories: Pad & Quill Timber Catchall Stand for Apple Watch in cherry wood finish $64 (Reg. $99), more

NEW PRODUCTS & MORE:

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VIZIO introduces the new M-Series with an updated design and 4K HDR displays


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Trevor Daugherty

April 20th

Apple

Mac

9to5Toys Last Call: Apple refurb 12″ MacBooks from $929, Amazon Tap/Echo from $111, Apple Watch Dock $21, more

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TODAY’S CAN’T MISS DEALS:

Last Call Updates:

New MacBooks

The best accessories for Apple’s 12-inch MacBook: USB-C cables, hubs, flash storage, more

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Apple drops the price on refurbished 12-inch MacBooks, now start at $929 shipped

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Amazon’s Alexa-enabled Echo is on sale for $154 (Reg. $180), Tap Bluetooth Speaker $111 (Reg. $130)

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Smartphone Accessories: Arc-shaped Apple Watch Charging Stand $21, AUKEY Magnetic Air Vent Mount $6, more

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Review: Are these third-party $11 Apple Watch Sport bands any good? Turns out, they aren’t too bad.

space-marshals-11

App Store Free App of the Week: Space Marshals goes free for the very first time ($5 value)

Upgrade Your Mac with 3 Great Apps: Scapple $9 (Orig. $15), STAMP Premium $5 (Orig. $10), Ghostnote $7 (Orig. $10)

BADLAND 1 & 2 for iOS now matching lowest prices ever from $1 (Reg. $5)

Apple offers Day One 2 iOS journal app for free ($10 value)

MORE NEW GEAR FROM TODAY:

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SanDisk Storage: Ultra II 960GB 2.5-inch Internal Solid-State Drive $200 (Reg. $232+), 256GB USB 3.0 Flash Drive $50, more

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Smartphone Accessories: Pad & Quill Timber Catchall Stand for Apple Watch in cherry wood finish $64 (Reg. $99), more

MORE DEALS STILL ALIVE:

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DODOcase 40% off sitewide: iPad Pro Two Tone Case from $49 shipped, iPhone & Apple Watch accessories, more

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Samsung 55-inch 4K 120Hz Smart UHDTVs: $1,200 (Reg. $1,500), 3D $1,375 (Reg. $1,800)

Displays: Dell 24-inch 4K $361 (Reg. $400+), LG Ultra-Thin Bezel 27-inch 1080p $180 (Reg. $299)

NEW PRODUCTS & MORE:

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DJI’s new professional-grade drone is incredibly powerful and intelligent


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Justin Kahn

April 19th

Apple

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