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May 22, 2013
Seagate 1TB USB 3.0 Portable HDD, Total Defense for $44 after rebate + $4 s&h
TigerDirect offers the Seagate Backup 1TB USB 3.0 Portable Hard Drive in Black, model no. STBU1000100, with Total Defense Premium Internet Security for Windows for $113.99. This $70 mail-in rebate cuts it to $43.99. With about $4 for shipping, that's $0.05/GB and $32 under the lowest total price we could find for these items purchased separately elsewhere, although we saw this bundle for $9 less two weeks ago. This drive is compatible with Windows and Mac and features a USB 3.0 adapter, 18" USB 2.0 / 3.0 cable, pre-loaded backup software, and more. Rebate expires May 31.
Of note, the software must be activated before the rebate can be redeemed. Be sure to cancel before 12 months are up or you will be charged an annual fee.
Samsung Travel Wall Charger for $3 + free shipping
All4Cellular offers the Samsung Travel Wall Charger, model no. ATADV10JBEBSTD, for $2.95 with free shipping. That's the lowest total price we could find by $3. It's compatible with several Samsung devices; please see the product page for a complete list. Deal ends May 29.
3.5mm Audio Cable Splitter 4-Pack for $3 + free shipping
All4Cellular via eBay offers this 3.5mm Audio Cable Splitter 2-Pack in White, model no. AICHPS, for $2.29. Better yet, add two to your cart for $3.42 with free shipping ($0.86/cable). That's the lowest total per-unit price we've seen since January and a current low for this quantity by $5. Each cable is a one male to two female audio splitter.
Motorola Micro USB Car Charger for $3 + free shipping
All4Cellular offers the Motorola Micro USB Car Charger, model no. SYN1830A, for $2.95 with free shipping. That's the lowest total price we could find by $2. This charger is compatible with most Motorola micro USB devices. Deal ends May 29.
30 Duracell AA Batteries w/ 10 Duracell AAA Batteries for $18 + free shipping
AltaTac via eBay offers the Duracell AA Alkaline Coppertop Battery 30-Pack bundled with the Duracell AAA Alkaline Coppertop Battery 10-Pack for $17.98 with free shipping. That's $0.45/battery, tied with our March mention, and the lowest total price we could find for this quantity by $6, although we saw the same bundle for $4 less in February. Deal ends June 13 at 3:01 pm ET.
Motorola S280 Micro USB Stereo Headset for $3 + free shipping
All4Cellular offers the Motorola S280 Micro USB Stereo Headset for $2.95 with free shipping. That's the lowest total price we could find by $2. It features send/end key on the microphone to allow you to receive and end calls with the push of a button. Deal ends May 29.
Magic Chef 0.9-Cu. Ft. 900W Countertop Microwave for $63 + free shipping
Home Depot offers the Magic Chef 0.9-Cubic Foot 900-watt Countertop Microwave in Stainless Steel, model no. MCM990ST, for $68. Coupon code "MEMHD5" cuts it to $63. With free shipping, that's $26 off list and the lowest total price we could find, although we saw it in black for $10 less in March. Features include 10 power levels, six auto-cook buttons, kitchen timer, rotating glass plate, and more. Deal ends May 27.
- Get a free 100-photo flip-book from Groovebook
Refurb Canon BCI-3eC / BCI-5C / BCI-6C Ink Cartridge for $1 + free shipping
mwave offers the refurbished Canon Cyan BCI-3eC / BCI-5C / BCI-6C Ink Cartridge for 99 cents with free shipping. That's $4 under the lowest total price we could find for a new unit. It's compatible with a wide range of Canon printers; see the product page for a complete list.
Note, no warranty is included.
- Get a 480GB internal SSD for $299.99, shipped