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Posted by Allison L. on December 29, 2010 at 16:01 pm
Yesterday we covered what is probably the most sought-after New Year’s Resolution: losing weight. Today, we’re covering another popular resolution that can be found on almost every list of New Year goals: getting a better education. While we don’t carry college tuition in our stores, we do have several items that can help get you gain more knowledge:
E-book readers are a hot item right now, and it’s no wonder why: the ability to carry thousands of books in a such a lightweight device is extremely liberating (and green!). They are a much better solution than downloading e-books onto your laptop or smartphone as an e-reader’s battery life lasts much, much longer. Thousands of books in the public domain, including Sense and Sensibility, A Tale of Two Cities and more are available for free from most e-book retailers.
Posted by Allison L. on December 28, 2010 at 11:44 am
I think that a majority of us have the same New Year’s goals year after year because we don’t stick to them or they become less important as the year rolls on. This year, resolve to sticking to your goals! All this week we will be covering popular New Year’s Resolutions and some products that can help you achieve them.
Lose Weight/Get In Shape
Kinect tracks your whole body so you can be sure you’re executing moves correctly. There are a variety of exercise games available for the system, including Dance Central, Zumba Fitness, and Biggest Loser.
Posted by Allison L. on December 15, 2010 at 12:26 pm
Your kids or gamer loved ones may have asked you this year for an additional controller for their PlayStation 3 console. An extra Dual Shock 3 controller will normally run you $54.99, so what about getting a game with it for just $5 more? Our new Dual Shock 3 bundles with classic PlayStation 3 games are an exciting and easy gaming gift on a budget. Over $83 in value is included in every box!
The bundles available include:
Posted by Allison L. on December 10, 2010 at 14:05 pm
Lori, customer and Dr. Oz show viewer, mentioned to us on our Facebook fan page that the doctor recommended us on his show today! His show mentioned a discounted personal humidifier that we carry. After a little bit of research I came across an episode recap from today on drozfans.com. We were delighted to read what happened!
Posted by Allison L. on December 7, 2010 at 12:54 pm
E-book readers are the hot new item that everyone wants. They’re small, portable, help save the environment by saving paper, save on battery life and hold hundreds or thousands of books. Google has just released the largest e-book store on the web and carry both paid and public domain materials and is now a perfect resource for all e-reader owners!
While more contemporary books are available for a fee, be sure to also check out the best of free section highlighting popular stories like Pride & Prejudice, Moby Dick and The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, but you can find free books on any topic by searching and sorting by “free only.” As an example, here is a search on free short stories. Clicking on any of the books will allow you to read a sample, find out more about the book, or download it onto your computer, handheld device or e-book reader.
Posted by Allison L. on November 17, 2010 at 15:40 pm
Electric heaters can save you a lot of money on heating when the weather becomes coldest. Why turn up the heat in all your rooms and use more oil or gas when you only need more heat in the living room or bedroom? We have a variety of portable heaters to choose from to keep you cozy and saving money.
Electric heaters are popular because they save money on heating costs, are very efficient and easy to maintain, and don’t emit dangerous carbon monoxide like propane heaters do. There are several different kinds of electric heaters, including:
Posted by Allison L. on October 28, 2010 at 15:05 pm
The new uDraw Tablet for Nintendo Wii is pretty cool… it turns any TV into an art studio! Simply click your Wii remote into the tablet and you’re ready to draw. Bundled with the uDraw Studio game, users can create original works of art, shade in dozens of coloring book templates, use a selection of stamps, and more and can save their creations on an SD card to share them with others.
uDraw studio accommodates various levels of artistic ability, and kids and adults alike will enjoy the Pictionary game that requires the tablet too. The game has over 3,000 clues and several drawing styles, shape tools and colors. The three game modes include Pictionary game show, Pictionary Mania, & Free Draw and is the perfect addition to Family Game Night.
Posted by Allison L. on August 6, 2010 at 10:00 am
When was the last time you watched a home movie recorded on a VHS? You probably want to take a stroll down memory lane and watch your old wedding tape, holiday vacation, or kids playing in the backyard, but may not have a VCR. Now, with the ION Audio VCR2PC you can conveniently store these movies on your computer and access them whenever you want! You can even store them on your iPod, mobile phone, and other portable devices.
The VCR2PC hooks into your computer via USB and sends both audio and video straight to your computer. The EZ VHS Converter software can then convert it to store on DVD, iPod, PSP and more, or just store them in a folder on your machine and pull up clips on demand. The VCR2PC can also work as a standard VCR, so you can always watch your original VHS tapes.
Posted by Allison L. on July 26, 2010 at 11:36 am
From now until Wednesday, July 28, you can receive $25 to $50 off your Monster headphones purchase! This is a very limited time offer so if you were considering upgrading your headphones, now is a great time!
At the core of Monster’s headphone design philosophy is a passion for emotion-stirring music. Of course, everyone’s idea of musical perfection is different, but one thing is consistent: the deepest chills and biggest goose bumps come when it feels like the musicians are in the room with you. It’s because of this emotional response that that Monster strives to make the highest performance, most accurate headphones available. And they’re now at a discounted price!
$25 Mail-in Rebate
The $25 mail-in rebate is good for the following models:
Posted by Allison L. on July 19, 2010 at 03:54 am
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While choosing the pattern on your dorm’s bedspread or the posters on your wall may be an important task when packing up for school, remember that it’s your computer that will help you get the grades you’re striving for. Your machine will be up late with you, helping you power through your latest research paper or programming project until the wee hours of the morning.
But, that doesn’t mean you can’t have fun with your computer, either! That’s why we’ve teamed up with HP to give away an HP Pavilion AMD Turion II 17.3″ entertainment notebook computer with Beats Audio and Beats by Dr. Dre headphones. It’s a perfect balance of work and play for school!
What We’re Giving Away
One back to school bundle, consisting of:
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