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Best Deals of the Week, October 3rd - October 7th - Deal Alert

  • Amazon Prime Free 30 Day Trial Membership

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  • Etekcity 4 Pack Portable Outdoor LED Camping Lantern with...

  • All-New Kindle E-reader - Black, 6

  • Echo Dot (2nd Generation)

  • Weight Gurus Bluetooth Smart Connected Body Fat Scale with...

  • Aukey SK-M12 Outdoor Bluetooth speaker

  • iPhone 7 6S 6 Screen Protector Glass, amFilm iPhone 7...

  • Blitzu Cyborg 168T USB Rechargeable Bicycle Tail Light

  • Logitech K380 Multi-Device Bluetooth Keyboard

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Best Deals of the Week, October 3rd - October 7th - Deal Alert

Check out this roundup of the best deals on gadgets, gear and other cool stuff we have found this week, the week of October 3rd. All items are highly rated, and dramatically discounted.

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Prime Members Now Get Unlimited Reading On Any Device, Amazon Announces

Amazon has just announced one more compelling reason to consider a Prime membership -- "Prime Reading". As a Prime member, you now have unlimited access to over a thousand books, current issue magazines, comics, Kindle Singles, and more. With access from any device – including your phone, tablet, or Kindle – so you can read as much as you want, however you want, and whenever you want. Learn more about the new benefit and/or the other benefits of a Prime membership (free 2-day shipping, streaming movies & TV, unlimited music, photo storage, and more) at the Amazon Prime Home page. Prime memberships are $99/yr, but the 30-day free trial is typically where most people seem to start.

This deal fits well with the discounts currently being offered on Kindle e-readers. For a limited time, Prime members get up to $50 off various models of Kindle (See: "" @

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  • Etekcity 4 Pack Portable Outdoor LED Camping Lantern...

67% off Etekcity 4 Pack Portable Outdoor LED Camping Lantern with 12 AA Batteries

Whether used for camping, trick or treating, or power outages, this lantern will provide up to 12 hours of bright omnidirectional LED lighting to see your surroundings. When the battery power of the lantern runs low, the brightness will dim to an energy saving mode to provide longer lasting illumination (up to 4 hours of low power usage). It's lighter, brighter and more portable than most flashlights while still featuring the rugged durability to withstand the outdoors. The military grade exterior is water resistant for more practical use in a high range of environments. Ideal for children, the lantern needs no setup or prepping with fires and oil. The design provides full omnidirectional lighting for clear vision no matter where you may turn. The fold-out collapsible handles make for easier portability and hanging.  This lantern averages 5 out of 5 stars on Amazon (read reviews) and the 4 pack's list price of $59.99 has been reduced 67% to $19.99 ($5/lantern). Check it out on Amazon.

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  • All-New Kindle E-reader - Black, 6

  • Kindle Paperwhite E-reader - Black, 6" High-Resolution...

  • Amazon Kindle Voyage

Up To $50 off Various Amazon Kindle Models, Limited Time Discount for Prime Members Only

Amazon has quietly released a good deal on its popular Kindle series of e-readers, but it's available only to Prime Members, or anyone who has an active 30-day free trial. For a limited time, Kindle's price sinks from $80 to $50, Kindle Paperwhite from $120 down to $90, the Kindle Voyage drops from $200 to just $150, and the worry-free Kindle for Kids Bundle is reduced from $125 to $100. Which dovetails with the new "Prime Reading" benefit they just announced (See: "Prime Members Now Get Unlimited Reading On Any Device, Amazon Announces - Deal Alert" @ Kindle discounts applied during checkout.

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  • Echo Dot (2nd Generation)

  • All-New Echo Dot (2nd Generation) - White

New Amazon Echo Dot Launches Oct 20, Get Free Ones When You Buy 5 or 10B01DFKC2SO

The all new Amazon Echo Dot launch date is right around the corner: October 20th. Echo Dot is a hands-free, voice-controlled device that uses Alexa to play & control music (either on its own, or through a connected speaker/receiver), control smart home devices, provide information, read the news, set alarms, and more. If you’re looking to buy them as gifts, or for different homes or rooms, Amazon will throw in a free one ($50 value) when you buy 5, or two free ones when you buy 10 (a $100 value). To take advantage of this limited time offer, select 6 or 12 in the quantity dropdown and add to your Shopping Cart. Enter promo code DOT6PACK or DOT12PACK at checkout where you will see the discount applied. The new Amazon Echo Dot comes in black, and now also white.  See the new Amazon Echo Dot now on Amazon.

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  • Weight Gurus Bluetooth Smart Connected Body Fat Scale...

40% off Weight Gurus Bluetooth Smart Connected Body Fat Scale with Backlit LCD

This Bluetooth scale from Weight Gurus supports and auto-detects up to 8 users. The scale syncs results separately and securely, and integrates with FitBit, Apple’s Health app, Google Fit, and other popular apps. It measures weight, BMI, body fat, lean mass, water weight, & bone mass, displaying them on an extra-large, backlit LCD screen. Non-slip, scratch-resistant feet. 4 precise weighing sensors ensure an accuracy of +/- 0.2 lb. Large, tempered glass weighing surface holds up to 400 lbs. 4 AAA batteries included. The scale averages 4 out of 5 stars from over 1,300 people on Amazon (read reviews). Its typical list price of $100 has been reduced 40% to $60. See it now on Amazon.

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  • Aukey SK-M12 Outdoor Bluetooth speaker

27% off AUKEY SoundTank Bluetooth Water Resistant Speaker with 30-Hour Playtime

Weighing in at just over a pound, the AUKEY Sountank is the ideal lightweight, water resistant companion speaker for your all your adventures. The dual 5 watt speaker drivers  are powered by a 2600mAh rechargeable battery delivering up to 30 continuous hours of wireless audio.  Utilizing the latest in Bluetooth audio with A2DP, improved connection stability, faster pairing, lower latency, and lower power consumption from connected devices when wirelessly streaming audio across distances up to 33ft.  This speaker has a durable silicone casing providing a rugged layer of protection from daily wear and tear.  This speaker recently received a 4 out of 5 star rating (read review).  The Aukey's list price of $54.99 has been reduced 27% to $39.99. (See it on Amazon)

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35% off Omron 10 Series Bluetooth Wireless Blood Pressure Monitor

The Omron 10 series wireless blood pressure monitor averages 4.5 out of 5 stars on Amazon from over 2,600 customers (read reviews). With a regular list price of $99.99, this 35% off deal puts it at just $64.99.  The bluetooth monitor is compatible with Omron's free iOS and Android apps. It features multi-color indicator lights which show if your readings is in the normal (green) or hypertension (orange) range. BP level bar displays how your reading compares to normal home blood pressure levels. An Easy-Wrap ComFit Cuff inflates around your entire arm to avoid incorrect cuff positioning. It automatically takes 3 consecutive readings one minute apart and displays the average, following guidelines set by the American Heart Association. An easy-to-read display with extra-large digits & backlight make results easier to read. The unit stores 200 readings in device or 100 each for 2 users, and operates with an included AC Adapter or 4 AA batteries. See the discounted Omron 10 series bluetooth blood pressure monitor on Amazon now.

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  • iPhone 7 6S 6 Screen Protector Glass, amFilm iPhone 7...

73% off amFilm Tempered Glass Screen Protector for iPhone 7/6/6s (2-Pack)

These Amazon best-selling screen protectors from amFilm are specifically designed for iPhone 7, 6S, and 6. Ultra thin-0.3mm thickness is reliable and resiliant, and promises full compatibility with touchscreen sensitivity. Also ultra-clear with 99.9% transparency to allow an optimal, natural viewing experience. Highly durable and scratch resistant/chip resistant, this strong protector will guarantee your cell phone the best protection against drops, bumps, scratches and normal wear and tear. Over 8,200 reviewers on Amazon give this item an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars (read reviews). Amazon indicates that its list price has been dramatically reduced to just $8, and for that price you will receive 2 glass Screen Protector, wet/dry wipes, squeeze card, installation guide and dust removal stickers. See the discounted screen protectors on Amazon.

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  • Blitzu Cyborg 168T USB Rechargeable Bicycle Tail Light

52% off Blitzu Cyborg Ultra Bright USB Rechargable Bike Light

The Blitzu Cyborg 168T Bike Tail light features 50 micro-LED chips, and emits up to 168 Lumens. It is simple to install and you can mount this rear light anywhere you want in seconds, such as the handlebar, the seat post or anywhere on the frame.

Stop wasting your money and never buy batteries again. The Cyborg 168T bicycle rear light charges from your computer or any device with a USB port. It only takes 2 hours to fully charge.  The Blitzu Cyborg 168T Bike Light averages 4.5 out of 5 stars on Amazon (read reviews) from over 1,000 customers.  Amazon indicates that its typical list price of $39.99 has been reduced by 52% to just $18.82. See it now on Amazon.

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  • Logitech K380 Multi-Device Bluetooth Keyboard

21% off Logitech K380 Multi-Device Bluetooth Keyboard

The Logitech K380 Bluetooth Keyboard allows you to easily connect to and type on your computer, tablet, smartphone and more: Windows, Mac, Chrome OS, Android, iOS (iPhone and iPad) and even Apple TV 2nd or 3rd generation.  This keyboard allows you to connect to up to three devices simultaneously. Simply touch a button on the keyboard to start typing on another device. The keyboard recognizes each device and automatically maps keys to give you a familiar layout with your favorite shortcuts.  This keyboard currently averages 4.5 out of 5 stars on Amazon from over 300+ customers (read reviews).  Save 21% off the regular $39.99 list price on Amazon, and buy it now for $31.52

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