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Microsoft just announced today that not only will they be offering the new Windows 10 (set for a "summer" release), as a free update for current Windows 7, Windows 8.1 and Windows Phone 8.1 users, they will also be giving it to users currently running pirated copies of their software.

This article suggests this is a way to re-engage with the Chinese market, where an estimated three-fourths of all installed software is pirated.
Microsoft Store has the HP Stream 7 Signature Edition 32GB Windows 8.1 7" Tablet for $79 with free shipping. Includes Office 365 Personal.

Includes Office 365 Personal for one year and $25 Windows Store gift card with purchase. Redeem from the HP Stream tablet to see the credit.

eBay with Microsoft Store has the same offer.

  • Intel Atom Z3735G Quad Core 1.33GHz, 1GB RAM, 32GB eMMC
  • 7" IPS (800x1280), Intel HD Graphics, 802.11n + Miracast, Win 8.1
  • $90 Retail: $100
    Google is now offering Google Earth Pro for $0 downloaded. This used to be sold for $399 a year. Provides close up high definition 3D viewing, planning, mapping, and measuring as well as data on demographics and traffic.

    It may require a couple of tries to sign up. The link URL mentions that this is a trial version, but it is still unclear whether it is limited or not.
    Retail: $399
    Today only. Tiger Direct has the ASUS CrystalTab 12" Cyborg 4.1 Marzipan Holographic Tablet on pre-order for $2000 with free shipping.

    First time we've seen these holo-tablets drop under $3000, probably in response to the recent Apple announcement.

  • Ontel Quantum Quark 4.1, 512GB memory, 1TB Liquid State
  • My-Fi/Wi-Fi, Hexacamera, 7680 x 4320 8K holographic projection
  • $2416 Retail: $37000
    Update: Request an invite by 4/7 if you want to order at this special price.

    For Prime members only! Amazon is offering their new Amazon Echo Voice-Controlled Intelligent Speaker for $99 with free shipping. They are sending out invitations to select members to purchase the device at this price, which expire after 7 days; it took me about 10 days to get my invitation via email.

    The Echo is a Bluetooth speaker that not only plays music, but can give you weather updates, answer questions, and update your calendar when you ask it to. Basically a speaker for your living room with Siri built right in (they're calling her "Alexa").

    Now that people have started getting them, CNET has compiled a bunch of user reviews.
    Retail: $199
    Price mistake alert... eBay with Best Buy has the Sony PlayStation 4 500GB Console + The Last of Us Remastered Edition for $400 with free in-store pickup or $3 shipping.

    As part of the Buy 1 Get 1 Free promotion, add two bundles to cart to reach $800 - $400 off in cart = $400 with free in-store pickup or $6 total shipping.
    $798 Retail: $798
    Through June 6th, American Express is offering cardholders a one-time $20 statement credit on purchases of $20 or more made at

    Log in to your American Express online account and scroll down to Amex Offers & Benefits. Click "Add to Card" to activate it. Some cardholders may not receive all offers (YMMV), especially if you've received it in the past. Also, you generally need to be a cardholder in good standing for at least a few months to see these offers.
    The start of the 2015 Star Wars Celebration has already revealed a second teaser trailer for Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens. It's a little more action-packed than the first one — showing us glimpses of the new Stormtrooper armor, Star Destroyers, a dark antagonist wielding the controversial lightsaber with hilt, and even Han and Chewbacca (who looks great for his age). Time to pause the video frame by frame for closer analysis.

    The new film will be released December 18, 2015!
    Google just announced their new no-contract wireless service, Project Fi. The Basic plan is $20/month and includes unlimited domestic talk and text, unlimited international texts and Wi-Fi tethering. Each GB of data is an extra $10, and you'll actually get any unused data credited back at the end of the month.

    Project Fi automatically connects you to free, open Wi-Fi hotspots; when you're not on Wi-Fi, it moves you between its partner networks (currently Sprint and T-Mobile) for 4G LTE coverage.

    Right now, the only phone it works with is the Motorola Nexus 6, which you can order when signing up. You can request an invite and check coverage in your area.
    Ends today. At Burger King, buy one Whopper and get one free when you use printable coupon [Exp 4/19]. Not valid in AK or HI and cannot be used with any other coupon/offer.

    Here's their restaurant locator.
    New Release. Starting today, the Apple Watch smart watch is available for pre-order, featuring many goodies like a flexible Retina display, personalized watch faces, a digital crown and taptic feedback. It requires an iPhone (from iPhone 5 up).

    There are three collections, starting with the Sport Collection (10 Styles) at $349. The pictured 38mm Silver Aluminum Case with White Sport Band Watch features heart rate sensor, accelerometer, gyroscope, Wi-Fi, speaker and microphone.

    The Watch Collection has 20 styles starting at $549 and the lux Watch Edition offers 8 styles starting at a mere $10,000.

    The Netflix Watch may be a more affordable alternative.
    Retail: $349
    Starting today, the highly anticipated Sling TV launches to the general public with a 7-day free trial. You get 14 live cable TV channels in the basic package: ESPN, ESPN 2, CNN, Disney Channel, TNT, TBS, ABC Family, Food Network, HGTV, Adult Swim, Cartoon Network, Spanish-language Galavision and the recently added AMC (coming very soon).

    The basic package is $20 per month with additional packages (news, sports and kids) for an additional $5 each.

    Sling TV is available on multiple devices at launch, including iOS and Android devices, Mac and PC and Roku players. Fire TV, Fire TV Stick, Xbox One and Nexus Player support are expected soon.

    Sling TV scored a solid 8 out of 10 in our CheckOut review, and it has potential to get better.
    Amazon with Hyperbiotics has the 60 count Hyperbiotics Ultimate Immune System Booster Probiotics with Bioavailable Vitamin C, Zinc, Echinacea & EpiCor (Saccharomyces Cerevisiae) for $19.95 - $19 off with coupon code IMMUNEOK at final checkout = $0.95 with free shipping for Prime members or on purchases $35+.

    Prime members can get a $1 eBooks, digital music and video credit by choosing No-Rush Shipping at checkout.
    Retail: $40
    Through February 22nd, Amazon is offering Prime members free same-day delivery in select cities and for select items with coupon code FRETODAY.

    Select cities are Atlanta, Baltimore, Boston, Chicago, Indianapolis, New York, Philadelphia, Washington D.C, Dallas/Fort Worth, Los Angeles, Phoenix, San Francisco/Bay Area, and Seattle.
    Amazon has the Amazon Fire 32GB Unlocked GSM Smartphone for $189 with free shipping.

    Amazon's first smartphone features glasses-free 3D display (aka Dynamic Perspective technology), 13MP camera and comes with a free one-year Amazon Prime membership (existing prime members get a full year extension) and unlimited cloud storage.

    Here's our take on the phone at The CheckOut.

  • 4G LTE, Fire OS 3.5.0, 13MP camera w/ 1080p video
  • 2.2GHz Quad-core CPU, 4.7" 1280x720 LCD, nano-SIM
  • Retail: $450 is offering 100GB of Mirosoft OneDrive Storage for 2 Years for free. Must have a Microsoft account and enroll into Bing Rewards (free to join). The storage is usually $50 per year. Keep photos, videos, documents, and other files in one place and share them from all your devices.
    Retail: $50
    Update: Gold bar has sold out, but the American Eagle Coin is still available for $1208 with free shipping.

    eBay with APMEX has the 1 oz Credit Suisse Gold Bar for $1189 with free shipping. Made by Credit Suisse in Switzerland and contains one full ounce of .9999-fine Gold.

    Selling for near the current gold spot price.

  • 1 oz Gold American Eagle Coin (Random Year) for $1214 with free shipping
  • Transformers Movie $0 at Google Play

    Google Play has Transformers (Digital HD) for $0 downloaded (watch any time from Google Play or supported device). The 2007 Michael Bay masterpiece starring Shia LaBeouf and Megan Fox.

    Select "Free HD" in the pop-up window.

  • Google Play 3rd Birthday Sale (Apps, Movies, Music)
  • $9.99 Retail: $18

    4-Course Meal for $13 at Olive Garden

    For a limited time, Olive Garden is offering a 4-course meal for one for $13. Includes unlimited salad or soup and breadsticks, a select appetizer, a select entree and a dolcini for dessert.

    Here's their restaurant locator.
    Ends tomorrow. Office Depot has the 3M MA260MB Adjustable Dual LCD Monitor Mount (black) for $60 with free shipping. Adjustable arms move up, down, forward & back and supports a combined weight of up to 40 pounds.

    Good Amazon reviews. Sells for $259+ elsewhere online.
    $261 Retail: $333
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