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.
App-controlled Sphero Star Wars BB-8 Droid
Star Wars day may have already passed, but the fun doesn’t have to stop with this app-controlled BB-8 Droid from Sphero. Based on your interactions, BB-8 will show a range of expressions and even perk up when you give voice commands. Set it to patrol and watch your Droid explore autonomously, or guide BB-8 yourself with your smartphone or tablet.
You can buy this app-controlled BB-8 Droid on Amazon for $123 (normal price $150).
Fire Tablet 7-inch Display, Wi-Fi, 8 GB – Special Offers
Amazon’s cheapest tablet just got even more affordable. The Fire is a solid 7-inch tablet with built-in Wi-Fi, 8GB of storage and more. It’s not going to win any awards for speed or screen quality, but it has full access to Amazon’s Underground ecosystem, apps and games, and services like Netflix and HBO Now. This is the Special Offers model, meaning you’ll see ads from time to time. Now in new colors.
You can buy the Fire 7-inch tablet on Amazon for $40 (normal
Aukey 4.8A Dual Port USB Car Charger
This is a well-reviewed car charger at a great price. It has two USB ports, each capable of 2.4A, that can detect the optimal rates to charge your devices. It’s ultra compact, weighing just 0.5oz, and it has various safeguards to protect against over charging and power surges. Comes with Aukey’s popular 24-month worry-free warranty.
You can buy this Aukey car charger on Amazon for $9.99 using promo code LUVMOM04 (normal price $24.99).
DJI Phantom 3 Professional Drone with 4K Camera
The Phantom 3 Professional continues the proud tradition of DJI’s Phantom series to appeal to both novice and advanced drone users alike. New features include a fully stabilized 3-axis 4k UHD video camera, an integrated array of optical and ultrasonic sensors called Vision Positioning that allows you to fly precisely indoors without a GPS signal, and much more.
You can buy the Phantom 3 Professional Drone on eBay for $779 (normal price $999).
Toshiba 10.1-inch Satellite 64GB Multitouch 2-in-1 Tablet
Folks in the market for a Windows PC/tablet combo need to check out this deal from Toshiba. It’s a multitouch tablet with keyboard dock that features a 10.1-inch TruBrite display, a 1.6 GHz Intel Atom x5-Z8300 Quad-Core processor, 2GB of RAM and 64GB of storage. No it’s not a powerhouse, but it’s a solid, versatile Windows 10 computer.
You can buy this Toshiba 10.1-inch tablet on eBay for $199 (normal price $369).
Remember that these are “daily” deals, meaning that some of these prices may not be around for very long. So don’t wait too long to take advantage of the savings!
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Sony PlayStation Plus 1-Year Membership Subscription Card
There’s not much to say about this item. This is a 1-year membership subscription card for the PlayStation Plus service. This gets you access to online multiplayer gaming, free online games and all kinds of other content. Seller is neogames, who has a 99.8% feedback on nearly 160K reviews.
You can buy this PlayStation Plus membership card on eBay for $39.99 (normal price $49.99).
11.6-inch MacBook Air – Intel Core i5 – 4GB Memory – 128GB
Not much to say here either. Top Rated Plus eBay seller ElectronicsValley has a good deal on Apple’s base model (2015) MacBook Air. It’s the 11-inch model, with the Core i5 processor, 4GB of RAM, and 128GB of storage. This is among the lowest prices I’ve ever seen for a brand new, current-model Apple laptop with full warranty.
You can buy this 11-inch MacBook Air on eBay for $699 (normal price $899).
Philips SHP9500 Over-Ear HiFi Stereo Headphones
Looking for a good deal on a solid pair of well-reviewed over-the-ear headphones? Check out this deal from Philips. Their SHP9500 HiFi stereo headphones have been praised for being extremely comfortable and sounding great. This deal is on eBay, and comes from the official Newegg store. Shipping is free.
You can buy these headphones on eBay for $60 (normal price $149).