Magellan GPS app adds free traffic updates

Most GPS apps charge extra for real-time traffic updates, but Magellan RoadMate now offers them free for life. (Credit: Magellan) I hate, hate, hate getting stuck in traffic, especially on the freeway (where you’re usually trapped until the next exit). That’s why I always drive with a GPS that can receive live traffic updates and […]


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Get a 1TB Seagate external hard drive for $50

The Seagate Expansion offers 1TB of speedy external storage for a price that’s impossible to beat. (Credit: Best Buy) In recent months I’ve posted the occasional 1TB external hard drive for 50 bucks, but always with the caveat of having to wait for a rebate check–sometimes two of them. That’s what makes today’s deal a […]


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Amazon music sale: $1.99 MP3 albums (and how to get one free)

Two bucks for “Dark Side of the Moon”? How can you go wrong? (Credit: Screenshot by Rick Broida) Looking to stock that iPod with some new tunes? Amazon has some downright unbeatable deals on some downright decent (in some cases excellent) albums. For a mere $1.99, you can snag any of the following: “Band of […]


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Get an SMC Wireless-N router for $19.99 shipped

Here’s your chance to score a Wireless-N router for just 20 bucks out the door. (Credit: Buy.com) Before I get to today’s deal, two quick housekeeping items. First, subscribers to the Cheapskate newsletter are often frustrated because the deals are sold out or expired by the time they receive the e-mail (which tends to go […]


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Get a Nickelodeon Wii Fit board and game for $69.99 shipped

The Fun N Fit bundle includes a Wii Fit balance board and a kid-friendly collection of Nickelodeon-inspired exercise games. (Credit: Buy.com) Here’s a spectacular gift item for your favorite Wii user–especially if he or she is under the age of 10. Buy.com has the Nickelodeon Fun N Fit board and videogame bundle for $69.99 shipped. […]


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Get a 32-inch Philips HDTV for $269

Target is selling this 32-inch Philips HDTV for about $60 less than other stores–but only for a limited time. (Credit: Target) ‘Tis the season for awesome deals on TVs. And Target has one you can actually go to the store and get, rather than waiting for the UPS man to arrive (which, according to the […]


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Get a 50-inch plasma HDTV for $668 shipped

I would somewhat agree with that, but for me Plasma is the way to go. You get alot more bang for your buck with a Plasma and it IMO a much better accurate color representation and smoothness. 1) Blacks – LCDs have made a lot of progress, but they still fall short. Yes, there are […]


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Get a Creative Vado HD pocket camcorder for $50

For a mere 50 bucks, the Creative Vado HD captures an hour’s worth of 720p video. (Credit: Dell) I suspect this is mere moments from selling out (and my apologies in advance if it does), but here goes: Dell has the Creative Vado HD 2nd-gen pocket camcorder for $49.99 shipped. As you may recall from […]


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Get a 4.7-inch Magellan GPS for $69.99

Never miss another turn with the Magellan RoadMate 1470, which has a larger screen than most nav systems. (Credit: TigerDirect) When it comes to GPS screens, bigger is better. The common 3.5-inch LCDs are way too small for my liking; I prefer the increasingly popular 4.3-inchers. But even then it’s a little too easy to […]


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Get a Windows 7 Family Pack for $119.99 shipped

Upgrade three of your family’s PCs on the cheap with the Windows 7 Family Pack. (Credit: Microsoft) Haven’t yet upgraded your home PCs to Windows 7? I can understand why: a single upgrade license retails for $119.99, which I find exorbitant for an operating system–even one as solid as Windows 7. As you may recall, […]


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