Daily Deals: LG Smart TV, Nest Cam, MacBook and more

By , Apr 7, 2016


Hello! Welcome to iDB’s new exploratory ‘Daily Deals’ post. Here you will find a roundup of some of our favorite deals of the day on tech and tech-related products such as smartphones, tablets, accessories, connected devices, and even video games and consoles.

This is an experiment of sorts, born out of our love for tech and discounts. So we’re going to do a little trial run, and see how it goes. If it turns out to be something readers are interested in, we’ll add more products from more websites, and make this a daily thing.

LG Electronics 49-Inch 1080p Smart LED TV


Looking for a good deal on a non-4K HDTV? Check out this 2015 model from LG. It comes highly reviewed, with features such as LG’s TruMotion 120Hz technology and Triple XD video processing engine, ethernet and Wi-Fi connectivity, and Smart functions with webOS 2.0 interface. There are 3 USB 2.0 and 3 HDMI inputs.

You can buy this LG Smart LED TV on Amazon for $499.99 (normal price $1,049.99).

Sphero Ollie App-Controlled Driving Robot


This is the new and improved version of Sphero’s app-controlled, two-wheeled robot. Using Bluetooth, you can control the Ollie with your iOS or Android device, to race, perform tricks, play games and more. The shell is durable and water resistant, and battery life provides for about one hour of drive time.

You can buy the Sphero Ollie on Amazon for $77.53 (normal price $99).

Aukey Smartphone Magnetic Air Vent Car Mount 


If you use a case on your smartphone, you should consider picking up a magnetic car mount like this one from Aukey. The mount sits on an air vent in your vehicle, you slide a metal plate between your phone and case, and like magic, your phone attaches. The cradle-less design looks great and gives you 360-degree viewing angles.

You can buy this Aukey magnetic car mount on Amazon for $8.99 using promo code DAUUXEHT (normal price $19.99).

12-inch Apple MacBook with Retina Display

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This ultra-slim 12-inch MacBook features a Retina display, 1.1GHz processor, 8GB of RAM, and a 256GB hard drive. It’s advertised on eBay as New-in-Box, from a seller with a 99% positive feedback rating, and it is available in either Gold or Gray colorways (Silver has sold out). Shipping is free.

You can buy this 12-inch Apple MacBook on eBay for $989.99 (normal price $1,299).

Nest Cam Security Camera

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For those unfamiliar with the Nest Cam, it’s one of the most popular Internet-connected security cameras on the market. It offers 24/7 live video streaming in 1080p HD to your phone and other devices, night vision, two-way audio, and quick and easy setup. Plus it pushes motion-based alerts to your phone to let you know when something happens.

You can buy the Nest Cam on eBay for $179.99 (normal price $199.99).

Remember that these are “daily” deals, meaning some of these prices won’t be around for long, so don’t hesitate to take advantage of them!

Previous deals still going on:

12.9-inch Apple iPad Pro Wi-Fi model with 128GB Storage

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The iPad Pro really needs no description. This is the largest and most powerful tablet Apple makes with an A9X processor, 4GB of RAM, and a high resolution 12.9-inch display. It also supports Apple’s new Pencil stylus and Smart Keyboard. This deal is for the Gold, Silver and Space Gray colorways.

You can buy this 12.9-inch iPad Pro on eBay for $759 (normal price $949).

Apple 15.4″ MacBook Pro with Retina Display and Force Touch

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This late-model MacBook has a 15.4″ LED-Backlit IPS Retina Display (2880 x 1800), 2.2 GHz Intel Core i7 processor, 16GB of Onboard 1600 MHz DDR3L RAM, and 256GB PCIe-Based Flash Storage. It also features Thunderbolt 2, USB 3.0, HDMI, and has a Force Touch Trackpad.

You can buy this 15.4″ MacBook Pro on eBay for $1,599 (normal price $1,999).

UE BOOM 2 Wireless Bluetooth Speaker


UE BOOM 2 is the 360-degree wireless speaker that blasts loud, insanely good sound with deep, full bass in every direction–everywhere you go. Rain or shine, rage, riot, party and bring the beats to your favorite beaches, trails, caves and climbs. Need even bigger sound? Wirelessly connect to another UE speaker and make things epic.

You can buy the UE BOOM 2 Bluetooth speaker on Amazon for $149.99 (normal price $199.99).

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  • Chris

    The TV pictured is $899. The 40 in is the one that is $499.

    • Melvco

      This deal was an Amazon Deal of the Day, where the 49-inch model was discounted to $499. This expired sometime late last night.

      “Remember that these are “daily” deals, meaning some of these prices won’t be around for long, so don’t hesitate to take advantage of them!”