1TB External USB HDD for $100

I was just browsing my favorite computer supplier, newegg.com, when I came across this awesome deal.  It is a 1 TB "Hammer Storage" USB 2.0 external drive.  Sure it’s not a major brand and the $100 is after a $20 mail-in rebate, but hey, what an amazing deal. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822111019 Last night I was browsing for…


Free iPod Nano from KeyBank

Update (9/4/08): Looks like KeyBank has ended this promotion by now.  Who knows, maybe they’ll try again in the future. KeyBank is giving away a free iPod Nano when you open an account!  About six months back Dawn and I got our spiffy iPod Nano this way and have been enjoying them ever since.  It…


ThinkGeek, Gadget Toy Love

What true geek doesn’t just love the site ThinkGeek.com?  Where one can fulfill their gizmo, t-shirt, poster, plant, science, toy craze of nerddom.  I’ve had a number of items from the site on my wishlist through a few birthdays and Christmas holidays now with no love, so I just broke down and made this batch…


Hard Drive Pricing Sweet Spot

Every 8-12 month I take a look at the going prices of hard drives as I’m looking to expand my family’s storage capacity.  To that end, I like to take a look at what drives are going for and make a little chart like this that shows the price one’s paying per gigabyte of storage. …


USB Memory Keys, 1GB $10, 4GB $30

I was just looking up USB Memory Sticks and was amazed at the price they’re at these days.  NewEgg.com has 1GB sticks for $10 and 4GB sticks for $30.  Wow.  Last time I bought one of these I paid $75 for 1GB.  (there’s also the $13 1GB MP3 player or a 64GB USB for $5k)


400GB HDD for $90

Fry’s Outpost is has a great deal on a 400GB HDD for only $90.  It is the slightly older EIDE ATA 100 interface (not SATA) but looks like a good drive.  Its a great deal and includes free ground shipping.  It uses the new Perpendicular Recording Technology (click that link, it’s a funny cartoon!).  Thanks to Gizmodo…


4GB SD Card for $59

  From NewEgg.com, Sale ends Tuesday 9/12http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?Item=N82E16820141037&CMP=OTC-RSS (Noah: Wow, 4GB, I’m impressed.) $58.99 – pqi 4GB Secure Digital (SD) Flash Media Model AE40-4030-0101 – RetailMonday, 11 September 2006 03:06:36 Sale Ends 9/12/06 Model #: AE40-4030-0101 Item #: N82E16820141037 Price: $58.99 Add To Cart Read on… Comments…


Daily Deals on Newegg.com

I’ve got to say, newegg.com is probably my favorite online shopping spot.  They have consistently good prices, great service, and an awesome website (with lots of photos of their products).  I can usually find what I’m looking for, sometimes a few dollars more than other sites, but well worth the service and ease of use….