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Cody Lee

In 2011, Cody turned his part-time hobby of writing about Apple and the mobile industry into a full time job, and hasn’t looked back since. In his spare time, he’s a self-proclaimed pool shark and likes hanging out on the beach.

You can email him at cody [at] idownloadblog.com or follow him on Twitter and Google+

iDB’s Holiday Gift Guide: EDC enthusiasts

Holiday shopping in today’s tech-driven world can be a daunting task, but never fear, iDB is here to help! Using our extensive product knowledge, we’ve put together a series of Gift Guides with great gift ideas for a wide variety of ages, tastes, budgets and more. Today’s guide focuses on EDC (Every Day Carry) enthusiasts.

Get Apple’s latest 9.7-inch iPad for just $289 right now

Heads up savvy shoppers, Amazon is currently offering a nice discount on the latest 9.7-inch iPad. The tablet, which Apple launched earlier this year, features a Retina display, A10 Fusion processor, front and rear HD cameras, and support for the Apple Pencil. And right now you can pick one up for as low as $289.

How to score a Google Home Mini smart speaker for $1

Spotify is right now offering two promotions that make it possible to purchase a Google Home Mini smart speaker for just $1. We’ve put together a super easy step-by-step walkthrough below to show you how to get it, but there are a few things you should know first: it’s for U.S. customers only, it involves jumping through some hoops like signing up for Spotify, and finally, it’s available for a very limited time. Now, let’s get started!

Apple highlights “Best of 2018” in its App, Books and iTunes stores

Apple this morning issued a press release, announcing the “Best of 2018.” For those unfamiliar with the tradition, every year around this time, the company highlights popular content across its various media apps and stores. Now you can see these lists for yourself in their respective apps—Apple Music, Apple Podcasts, Apple Books and iTunes—but we’ve rounded up the top picks below.

Save 40% on this fast, eco-friendly portable charger

Heads up savvy shoppers! Amazon is currently offering nice deals on Nimble’s line of portable charging equipment. We really like the 10,000mAh model, which features 2 USB-A ports, a USB-C port and support for fast charging. And right now, you can pick one up at a 40% discount.

Grab these noise canceling Bluetooth headphones for just $35 today

Looking for gift ideas or a new pair of wireless headphones that won’t break the bank? Check out this deal on these over-the-ear headphones from TaoTronics. They offer active noise canceling technology, a foldable design for portability, and up to 24 hours of playback time. And right now you can pick up a pair for just $35.

The best Cyber Monday deals still available

Miss out on all of the Black Friday action? Never fear, iDB has you covered. We’ve rounded up some of the best Cyber Monday deals that are still active. Save up to 70% on everything from 4K TVs to the new Retina MacBook Air, video game consoles, and more. But you better act quick, these discounts won’t be around much longer.