July 20, 2009

Mitsubishi TVs Include Free VUDU With Purchase


Such a deal. Mitsubishi has begun to pack a free VUDU with each TV. Frank Martin, VP of Marketing claims that since most future TV will be equipped with streaming, the company's thinking is that until that time, free takes an excellent second place. Customers will also get a $50.00 service credit.

Via High Def Digest

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July 16, 2009

Inexpensive Apex Digital to Analog Converter


Still waiting for that elusive coupon to switch your bedroom TV to digital? The Apex Digital to Analog TV Tuner Converter Box is an inexpensive solution at $29.99. The DT502 is compatible with analog TVs, comes with its own remote, features closed captioning and an electronic programming guide.

Via Apex Digital to Analog TV Tuner Converter Box

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June 29, 2009

Windows 7 Price Reduced Until July


Can't wait for the Windows 7 debut in October? Microsoft, in an effort to make you squeal with delight, is offering the Home Premium Upgrade for a mere $49.99 if you pre-order before July 11. You save $70.00 on the pricing and can also get a good deal on Windows Professional Upgrade. The upgrade will work on most PCs with Vista or XP but is only available to those in the US and Canada.

Via Windows 7 Upgrade

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June 12, 2009

Freakin' Friday! It's Home Audio Month


We didn't even know that the site had special months, but it might be a good idea to check out Amazon as it has declared June Home Audio Month. In addition to a deal of the week, such as this week's $350.00 off Denon's AVR-989 805-Watt 7.1 Channel Home Theater Receiver, there are substantial savings to be found like:

Via Amazon Hot Deals

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May 22, 2009

Freakin' Friday! Shop Online for Cables


A couple of weeks ago, we needed a new cable. Thinking that it would be a simple and inexpensive thing, we went to our nearest electronics where the least expensive USB extension cord was $15.00. We managed to buy one at half price when we found one in that had been repackaged, but we certainly learned our lesson. The moral here is that before you let that sales associate talk you into saving your gas by buying an overpriced cable, you can probably buy online for a fraction of the price. Here are some examples of some that are each less than $2.00:

Via Cables

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May 8, 2009

Freakin' Friday! Flip UltraHD Camcorder


If you still haven't made your claim to fame on YouTube, Flip has a new UltraHD Camcorder. Our Flip has enabled us to upload with such simplicity that we are positively addicted to shooting everything in sight (including our cat.) They have also released a tripod that Amazon will toss in for free (or another accessory) if you purchase before May 13. Sure there are others for less, but as far as we are concerned, if it ain't broke...

Via Free Accessory w/ Flip UltraHD Camcorder

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April 15, 2009

Amazon Shopping App for Black Berry Available


Amazon has launched a Shopping App for BlackBerry. The free download will work for those who have a track ball and consists of a simplified way to search and buy from Amazon and their affiliates. No doubt the recent popularity of the app for iPhone spurred on the idea. Available on the application is Amazon Remembers to help keep track of items that matches photos of user products to those that are the same or similar. Check with the site for more features.

Via Amazon App for BlackBerry

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April 2, 2009

ZeeVee Zinc Beta 3 Download Available


The Beta 3 version of the ZeeVee Zinc Internet browser has been released. Previously called Zviewer, you can navigate with a simple interface that can be controlled with a remote and watched on a TV or monitor. The company has incorporated new features such as more detailed descriptions, release dates and ratings, as well as the ability to tag favorites. There are also alerts when new content is available and Netflix and CBS have been added.

There are about 15,000 feature length movies and thousands of TV shows that can be watched on demand. Best of all, Zinc is free. The software app works on most PCs with support for Mac due out by the end of April. Head over to their site to catch the download.

Via ZeeVee Zinc

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March 27, 2009

Freakin' Friday - Dummies Books on the Cheap


We try to keep our eyes out for Amazon's quiet yet useful specials and that includes March being Dummies Month with over 1,300 topics available. You can get a $5.00 mail-in rebate and save up to 38% on some of the titles that include
Wireless Networking
Hacking Wireless Networks
and Home Theater for Dummies. Not only is this a perfect excuse to create your own network at home or home theater, we promise we won't tell. Because, after all, if you are saving that much money, you don't really qualify as a dummy.

Via Dummies Books

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March 26, 2009

Ultimotion, Inexensive Wii Alternative


Can't afford a $250.00 Wii? How about the Jakks Pacific Ultimotion as an alternative? The system comes with bowling, golf, tennis, baseball and football controllers. Play is similar to the Wii, and for less than $50.00, you may not get as extensive a selection of games, but this could be a viable solution for couch potato kids.

Via Ultimotion

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