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Daily Deals: Crucial 960GB SSD, Jongo T2 speaker, Garmin Vivofit

04/24, 1:10pm

MacNN and Electronista deals for April 24, 2015

Welcome to Daily Deals, the regular post where we search online and offline retailers for discounts, offers, and sales on an array of hardware and software for you, the discerning MacNN and Electronista reader. Today, we cover the still-active deals from throughout the week, while the new deals list includes a sub-$300 960GB SSD, the Pure Jongo T2 wireless speaker, and the Garmin Vivofit fitness band.

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Daily Deals: Sony Action Cam, 3D scanner, Seagate 4TB NAS

04/23, 1:45pm

MacNN and Electronista deals for April 23, 2015

Welcome to Daily Deals, that time of the day when the staff of MacNN and Electronista search the Internet for sales, discounts, and offers, compiling the more notable items into a single post. The usual recap of still-active deals is joined by a Sony Action Cam, a 3D scanner, a Seagate 4TB NAS, and a new way to discover deals for yourself.

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Daily Deals: HP 350 G1 notebook, Technics headphones, SSDs

04/22, 1:29pm

MacNN and Electronista deals for April 22, 2015

Welcome to Daily Deals, the regular post where the staff of MacNN and Electronista scour online retailers for discounts, offers, and sales for you, the discerning reader. A recap of still-active deals from earlier in the week follows the new batch, including a Core i7 notebook from HP, DJ headphones from Technics, and a pile of SSDs

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Daily Deals: Toshiba notebook, PlayStation Vita, daVinci 3D Printer

04/21, 2:09pm

MacNN and Electronista Deals for April 21, 2015

Welcome to Daily Deals, that time of the day when we search online retailers for discounts, offers, and sales on hardware, software, and gadgets for you, the discerning MacNN and Electronista reader. Yesterday's still-active deals are joined by a Toshiba notebook, a bundle for the PlayStation Vita, and a $350 3D Printer

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Daily Deals: iPad Air 2 Retina, Lenovo ThinkPad Edge, Kindle Fire HD 7

04/20, 3:22pm

MacNN and Electronista deals for April 20, 2015

Welcome to Daily Deals, the post where the staff of MacNN and Electronista trawl the Internet for discounts, offers, and sales on electronic goods for you, the discerning reader. Since it is the start of a new week, all old deals have been removed from the list ready for new items, including discounts on the Apple iPad Air 2 Retina, Lenovo ThinkPad Edge, and the Kindle Fire HD 7.

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Daily Deals: waterproof cellphone bag, smart TV, velcro ties, more!

04/17, 11:52am

MacNN and Electronista daily deals for April 17, 2015

Hello and welcome to Daily Deals, where the staff of MacNN and Electronista scour online retailers to find discounts, offers, and sales for you, our discerning readers. A recap of still-active deals from the rest of the week follows the new deals batch, which includes an inexpensive hybrid hard drive/SSD for the desktop, a great deal on the 850 evo SSD, and a good price on a smart TV.

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Daily Deals: Belkin WeMo, Dell laser printers, Garmin Vivofit

04/16, 2:14pm

MacNN and Electronista deals for April 16, 2015

Hello and welcome to Daily Deals, the regular post where we find great offers, discounts, sales, and deals for you, the discerning MacNN and Electronista reader. Today's recap of still-active deals from earlier this week comes alongside new items including the Belkin WeMo Wi-Fi enabled light switch, an all-in-one laser printer from Dell, and the Garmin Vivofit Fitness Band.

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Daily Deals: Alienware Alpha, Seagate external storage, Lytro camera

04/14, 1:58pm

MacNN and Electronista deals for April 14, 2015

Hello and welcome to Daily Deals, where the staff of MacNN and Electronista scour online retailers to find discounts, offers, and sales for you, our discerning readers. A recap of still-active deals from Monday follows the new deals batch, which includes $100 off the Alienware Alpha, a triple-pack of Seagate storage drives, and a heavily-discounted Lytro camera.

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Akitio brings 16TB SSD Thunderbolt 2 array to NAB

04/13, 4:33pm

Four-drive SSD array pushes over 1GB per second

Akitio today announced the availability of the new 12TB Thunder2Quad Mini Thunderbolt 2 portable storage engineered with 4K workflows in mind. With up to 22 hours of 4K video storage on tap and, the Thunder2Quad is available as an enclosure only or populated with up to 12TB of storage in the form of four 2.5-inch 3TB SSDs.

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Daily Deals: Lexar JumpDrive, Apple iPad Air 2, Moto 360

04/13, 2:12pm

MacNN and Electronista deals for April 13, 2015

Hello and welcome to Daily Deals, the post where we search the Internet for sales, offers, and discounts for you, the discerning MacNN and Electronista reader. Since it is the start of a new week, all older sales have been removed, with the new batch including discounts on the Lexar JumpDrive, $100 off the Moto 360, and $100 off the Apple iPad Air 2.

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Forums: new Photos App and more

04/10, 3:02pm

new Photos App and more

This week in the MacNN Forums, members discuss the new Photos app, weird issues with Airport Time Capsule and more. In the thread titled "Photos new Mac App from Apple" Dedicated MacNNer "Eden Aurora" highlights some problems that they are having with this new version of Photos. Yesterday, Grizzled Veteran "Walker" turned to the forums looking for help figuring out a problem with Time Capsule.

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Daily Deals: Slingbox M1, Vizio ultrabooks, Sennheiser headphones

04/09, 1:58pm

MacNN and Electronista deals for April 9, 2015

Hello and welcome to Daily Deals, the time of day when the staff of MacNN and Electronista trawl the Internet for offers and discounts for you, our discerning readers. A recap of earlier still-active deals follows, headed up with news offers including the Slingbox M1, some open-box Vizio ultrabooks, and some Sennheiser Audiophile headphones.

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SoftRAID 5.0.7 upgrade brings further speed to OS X RAID tool

04/09, 12:30pm

New update up to 86 percent faster than Apple-provided software RAID

Developer SoftRAID has released the latest version of its eponymous OS X RAID tool. The new version 5.0.7 is claimed to be up to 86 percent faster than Apple-provided RAID software, with the company claiming nearly all of its development time over the last three months has been for fine tuning and accelerating the code.

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Daily Deals: $200 Sony NEX, OCZ 240GB SSD, notebooks

04/08, 3:10pm

MacNN and Electronista deals for April 8, 2015

Hello and welcome to Daily Deals, the post where the staff of MacNN and Electronista search the Internet for discounts, offers, sales, and other items for our discerning readers. Today, the catch-up of still-active deals is accompanied by a new wave of offers, including a large collection of notebooks, the Sony NEX-F3K/S for $200, and a 240GB SSD for $100.

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Forums: Yosemite on older models, Retina screen quality and more

04/07, 3:36pm

Yosemite on older models, Retina screen quality and more

Today in the MacNN forums, Moderator "Thorzdad" started a conversation about what machines can run Yosemite after asking if Yosemite forces older iMacs into 64-bit mode automatically. Yesterday one Fresh-Faced Recruit was asking other forum-goers their thoughts on the Retina screen quality on MacBook Pros as they are considering getting one.

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Daily Deals: Sony Galaxy Gear 2 Neo, WQHD monitor, Sony Alpha A3000

04/07, 1:31pm

MacNN and Electronista deals for April 7, 2015

Hello and welcome to Daily Deals, where we scour online retailers for offers, savings, and discounts for you, our discerning MacNN and Electronista reader. As well as a recap of still-active deals from yesterday, today's new items include the Samsung Galaxy Gear 2 Neo, a 27-inch WQHD monitor, and the Sony Alpha A3000.

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LaCie adds 1TB model to Rugged Thunderbolt portable drive line

04/07, 10:20am

Rugged Thunderbolt drive proof against 1m drop, splash-resistant

LaCie, the premium brand from Seagate Technology, announced today that its Rugged Thunderbolt storage solution will be available in a 1TB SSD capacity. With double the storage, the new LaCie Rugged is just as portable with no size or weight increase compared to the 500 GB offering.

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Daily Deals: Belkin surge protectors, Samsung NX300, Sennheiser

04/06, 3:18pm

MacNN and Electronista deals for April 6, 2015

Hello and welcome to Daily Deals, our regular look at the online discounts and offers available for purchase by you, the discerning MacNN and Electronista reader. Since it's the start of the week, all the older deals have been wiped from the list, with the new deals including the Samsung NX300 at less than half price, Belkin surge protectors, and Sennheiser headphones.

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Forums: transferring data, benefits of Thunderbolt and more

04/03, 12:13pm

transferring data, benefits of Thunderbolt and more

This week in the MacNN forums, Professional Poster "badidea" was looking for help figuring out what is necessary to merge the data from an old hard drive with a new SSD that they installed on their Mac. Yesterday, one Fresh-Faced Recruit was asking if there was any benefit to getting a Thunderbolt flash drive or Thunderbolt HDD for external storage, or if something without Thunderbolt would be just as good.

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Daily Deals: Xbox Live credit, Nintendo 2DS, 13.3-inch MacBook Air

04/03, 11:48am

MacNN and Electronista daily deals for Friday April 3, 2015

Welcome to Daily Deals, the post where we scour online retailers for discounts and offers for you, the discerning MacNN and Electronista reader. The usual list of still-active deals from earlier in the week are joined today by a steep sale on the Nintendo 2DS, a 13.3-inch MacBook Air, an inexpensive Haswell-based desktop PC, along with other new offers.

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Daily Deals: 4TB Seagate NAS, Acer Chromebook, Slingbox 350

04/02, 1:27pm

MacNN and Electronista deals for April 2, 2015

Welcome to Daily Deals, the post where we scour online retailers for discounts and offers for you, the discerning MacNN and Electronista reader. The usual list of still-active deals from earlier in the week are joined today by a refurbished Slingbox 350, an Acer touchscreen Chromebook, and a 4TB Seagate NAS for $130, along with other new offers.

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Sonnet reveals Thunderbolt 2 to PCIe load balancing expansion chassis

04/01, 3:11pm

Two Thunderbolt 2 buses chained with PCIe aggregation, load balancing

Sonnet today announced the Thunderbolt 2-to-PCIe Card Expansion Edition, the latest addition to the the company's line of Thunderbolt 2-to-PCIe card expansion systems. The new chassis is an accessory for Sonnet's xMac Pro Server and Echo Express III-R rackmount expansion systems, and is a self-contained three-slot PCI Express (PCIe) expansion system that mounts inside the xMac Pro's or III-R's enclosure and can connect to two Thunderbolt 2 buses on a Mac Pro computer simultaneously.

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Daily Deals: Pixelmator, 1080p Acer projector, 128GB PNY flash drive

04/01, 1:22pm

MacNN and Electronista deals for April 1, 2015

Welcome to Daily Deals, our usual look at the discounts and offers retailers hold in their online and offline stores, where we list the better deals for you, the discerning MacNN and Electronista readers. As well as a recap of this week's still-active deals, the new list includes 50 percent off Pixelmator, a 128GB flash drive, and a 1080p Acer projector.

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Daily Deals: 960GB SSD, MacBook Pro, Fujifilm camera bundle

03/31, 2:12pm

MacNN and Electronista deals for March 31, 2015

Welcome to Daily Deals, the regular post where we scour the Internet for discounts, offers, and deals for our discerning MacNN and Electronista readers. Today, we recap the still-active deals from yesterday, and the new additions to the list this time includes a 960GB SSD for under $300, discounted Mac minis and MacBooks at Micro Center, and a Fujifilm FinePix bundle at Best Buy.

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Daily Deals: Sony headphones, Canon printer, 30-inch Monoprice display

03/30, 2:49pm

MacNN and Electronista deals for March 30, 2015

Welcome to Daily Deals, the weekday post when the staff of MacNN and Electronista take a moment to search retailers for offers, discounts, and other items for you, our beloved readers. Today, we wipe the slate clean of older deals, with the new deals including hefty discounts on Sony noise-cancelling headphones, a $65 Canon multifunction laser printer, and a sub-$400 30-inch display.

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Hands On: Carbon Copy Cloner 4.0.6 (OS X)

03/28, 9:10am

Solid, well-made app backs up and copies your hard drives

Nothing digital really exists unless it exists twice. For all that we have these great interconnected cloud services, there is still a hard drive holding on to our data somewhere and all hard drives fail eventually. They're like politicians in that respect: they go on until they fail. Carbon Copy Cloner is a way to make failures annoying rather than fatal to your work. It backs up any or all of your files and it also optionally creates a separate and bootable hard drive.

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Daily Deals: 3TB WD Red, Xbox One, Disney Infinity Toy Box

03/27, 12:25pm

MacNN and Electronista daily deals for March 27, 2015

Welcome to Daily Deals, our regular look at the discounts, offers, sales, and other money-saving items for you, the discerning MacNN and Electronista reader. As usual, we recap the still-active deals from over the last week, as well as introducing new items, including a cheap Disney Infinity entry point, a Microsoft Xbox One to play it on, and 3TB WD Red hard drives.

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Micron, Intel roll out new NAND tech allowing for future 10TB SSDs

03/27, 11:02am

Flash cells stacked vertically in 32 layers, for 384 gigabit TLC flash dies

Micron Technology and Intel today revealed the availability of their 3D NAND technology, the world's highest-density flash memory. This new 3D NAND technology, which was jointly developed by Intel and Micron, stacks layers of data storage cells vertically with extraordinary precision to create storage devices with what the company calls three times higher capacity than competing NAND technologies, potentially leading to 3.5TB of storage in to a "gum stick-sized SSD."

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Daily Deals: Sol Republic headphones, Linksys router, OCZ SSDs

03/26, 3:25pm

MacNN and Electronista deals for March 26, 2015

Welcome to Daily Deals, our regular look at the discounts, offers, sales, and other money-saving items for you, the discerning MacNN and Electronista reader. As usual, we recap the still-active deals from over the last week, as well as introducing new items, including Sol Republic Master Tracks headphones, a $40 Linksys router, and OCZ Vertex SSD storage.

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Amazon Cloud Drive adds unlimited storage tier for $60 per year

03/26, 11:17am

Unlimited file storage on Amazon servers undercuts cloud storage competitors

Amazon is going after Dropbox, Google Drive, and OneDrive, by offering customers unlimited cloud storage at a very low cost. The retailer is upgrading its existing Cloud Drive service by adding two more tiers for non-Prime subscribers, each providing unlimited storage of files and photographs, but with subscription prices that severely undercut the same offerings by its competitors.

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Daily Deals: iPad Air 2, 750GB WD Elements, LG 49-inch 4K TV

03/25, 5:48pm

MacNN and Electronista deals for March 25, 2015

Welcome to Daily Deals, the regular post where we, the staff of MacNN and Electronista, search online retailers for discounts and savings on general tech, gadgets, and software, for our discerning readers. Today, we recap the still-active deals from earlier this week, with the new deals including $100 off the iPad Air 2, an external 750GB drive for $35, and a 49-inch LG 4K TV for less than half price.

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Daily Deals: iTunes gift cards, Intel NUC, SSDs galore

03/24, 1:25pm

MacNN and Electronista deals for March 24, 2015

Welcome to Daily Deals, the post where we search for offers, discounts, promotions, and other money-saving schemes on hardware and software for you, the glorious MacNN and Electronista reader. Along with our regular recap of still-active deals from yesterday, today's deals include discounted iTunes gift cards, the Intel NUC, and a large collection of SSDs

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Daily Deals: MyCloud 6TB, 512GB mSATA SSD, Dell refurb monitors

03/20, 12:10pm

Daily deals for Friday March 20, 2015

Welcome to Daily Deals, the post where we scour the Internet's major retailers to uncover the finest price cuts and discounts on technology and software for you, the discerning MacNN and Electronista reader. Today's recap of deals from earlier in the week is accompanied by a bunch of new additions, including a heavily discounted gaming laptop, a waterproof HTC digital camera, and a MSI mini-PC!

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Daily Deals: GoPro bundle, SteelSeries Stratus, Crucial Ballistix RAM

03/19, 1:30pm

MacNN and Electronista deals for March 19, 2015

Welcome to Daily Deals, the post where we scour the Internet's major retailers to uncover the finest price cuts and discounts on technology and software for you, the discerning MacNN and Electronista reader. Today's recap of deals from earlier in the week is accompanied by a swathe of new additions, including a GoPro Hero4 bundle, the SteelSeries Stratus, and an extremely cheap memory upgrade.

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Daily Deals: LG 40-inch 4K TV, 10,400mAh battery, JBL headphones

03/18, 1:47pm

MacNN and Electronista deals for March 18, 2015

Welcome to Daily Deals, that time of the day when we compile a list of discounts and sales on hardware, software, games, and gadgets for you, the discerning MacNN and Electronista reader. Alongside our regular recap of still-active deals from earlier this week, we have LG's 40-inch 4K Smart TV, an extremely cheap RAVPower external battery, and some JBL over-ear headphones.

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Forums: anti-reflective coating wear and more

03/17, 1:27pm

anti-reflective coating wear and more

Today in the MacNN forums, Mac Elite "And.reg" started a thread discussing the anti-reflective coating on MacBook Pro models, stating that he is considering getting a 2015 model, but is concerned the coating will wear off. Senior User "RobOnTheCape" is looking for a way to use Photos to reduced the size of a batch of images.

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Daily Deals: $350 Asus notebook, $70 Dell AIO printer, $50 1TB drive

03/17, 1:06pm

MacNN and Electronista deals for March 17, 2015

Welcome to Daily Deals, the weekday post where the staff of MacNN and Electronista scour online retailers to find offers and discounts on hardware and software for you, our discerning readers. Today, we recap the still-active deals from yesterday, with the new deals including an Asus notebook for $350, a Dell mono laser all-in-one printer for $70, and a 1TB notebook hard drive for $50.

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Daily Deals: JBL headphones, LaCie external storage, iPad Air

03/16, 1:29pm

MacNN and Electronista deals for March 16, 2015

Welcome to Daily Deals, the time of the day when we search the Internet for discounts and offers on a variety of hardware, software, and gadgetry for you, the discerning MacNN and Electronista reader. Today's post has wiped the slate clean of older deals, meaning that all the ones listed are brand new deals waiting for your attention, including some JBL headphones, external storage from LaCie, and a discounted iPad Air.

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New Qnap TS-251 serves as home media server, network file vault

03/13, 11:32am

Network attached storage line upgraded with faster processor, more functionality

Qnap Systems today announced the release of the TS-251 Turbo NAS, a two-bay compact NAS that offers an Intel Celeron dual-core CPU. Users benefit from features including real-time/offline Full HD video transcoding; video streaming via DLNA, AirPlay, Chromecast and Plex Media Server; HDMI-out with XBMC media player; and various apps for file and multimedia storage, backup and sharing.

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Daily Deals: Manga Studio EX5, discount iTunes credit, 1TB SSD

03/13, 11:16am

MacNN and Electronista daily deals for March 13, 2015

Welcome to Daily Deals, the weekday post when the staff of MacNN and Electronista search for discounts and deals on hardware, software, games, gadgets, and other tech for you, our discerning readers. Today, in a particularly storage-heavy edition, we've got the 1TB Samsung 850 Pro SSD, a bare 4TB hard drive intended for network-attached storage, and an inexpensive Epson WorkForce desktop printer.

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Forums: the MacBook returns, home network bugs and more

03/13, 5:41am

MacBook Returns, home network bugs and more

This week in the MacNN forums, members discussed the new MacBook, home networking and more. One of this week's most popular topics was the news that Apple will be bringing back the "MacBook" name for their next notebook computer. Yesterday, Mac Elite "Helmling" was trying to figure out what was going on with his home network, as computers appear to be replicating in the Network settings.

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Daily Deals: 34-inch LG monitor, BlueSync Edg, 5TB Seagate storage

03/12, 4:49pm

MacNN and Electronista deals for March 12, 2015

Welcome to Daily Deals, the post where the staff of MacNN and Electronista search online retailers for offers and discounts on hardware and software for you, our discerning readers. Today's recap of deals from earlier this week that are still available are joined by a unique Bluetooth speaker, an external 5TB drive from Seagate, and a 34-inch high-resolution LG monitor

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Teardown reveals 2x faster PCIe-based flash storage in new 13-inch MBA

03/11, 7:24pm

Shares technology with new MacBook, offers double current PCIe reads, writes

A teardown of the brand-new 2015 13-inch MacBook Air by iFixit has revealed a surprising difference between the 11-inch and 13-inch models -- the latter has also inherited the double-speed new PCIe flash storage system that is included in the new MacBook, which Apple says is up to two times faster than even the recent generation of PCIe flash storage seen in recent MacBook Air models, and in the refreshed 11-inch model. Preliminary testing has confirmed the claim.

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Daily Deals: 808 Audio, Buzzi home automation, GoPro Hero 4

03/11, 2:12pm

MacNN and Electronista deals for March 11, 2015

Welcome to Daily Deals, the regular post where we collect together discounts and offers on tech and gadgetry for you, the discerning MacNN and Electronista reader. Our usual recap of still-active deals from earlier this week is accompanied by new additions including a wireless smart plug, 808 Audio headphones, and a GoPro Hero 4 action camera

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Daily Deals: HP Xeon server, 128GB Corsair USB drive, Logitech G600

03/10, 1:49pm

MacNN and Electronista deals for March 10, 2015

Welcome to Daily Deals, where we scour the Internet for promotions, discounts, and offers for you, the discerning MacNN and Electronista reader. Alongside a recap of still-active deals from yesterday, today's new additions include an Intel Xeon-based barebones server from HP, a 128GB Corsair flash drive, and the Logitech G600 gaming mouse.

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LaCie brings USB-C to Porsche Design Mobile Drive line

03/10, 9:02am

Drives use same aluminum finish as new MacBook

LaCie, the premium brand of Seagate Technology, announced on Tuesday the addition of USB–C technology to its Porsche Design Mobile Drive. Besides being compatible with Apple's implementation of USB-C on the new MacBook without the need for adapters, this new technology makes the LaCie Mobile Drive easy to connect, since both ends of the cable are identical, and the connector is reversible. The change also takes advantage of USB 3.1's ability to transfer up to 10Gbps bi-directionally, a doubling of the capability of USB 3.0.

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Daily Deals: 32-inch HDTV, Netgear N900, WD 3TB Caviar Green drives

03/09, 4:40pm

MacNN and Electronista deals for March 9, 2015

Welcome to Daily Deals, the post where the staff of MacNN and Electronista find offers and discounts for you, our discerning readers. After wiping the slate clean for a new week, today's deals include a 32-inch Sceptre HDTV for under $200, a dual-band gigabit Netgear router, and 3TB Western Digital hard drives.

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Forums: importing address book from Outlook to iCloud

03/06, 1:39pm

importing address book from Outlook to iCloud

This week in the MacNN forums, Senior User "Chinasaur" was asking fellow forum-goers how they would go about importing a .csv file from Outlook.com to iCloud as they have accidentally erased their contacts and this is the only backup they have. So far a solution has yet to be found. Members continue to discuss reasons why someones Mac might have hard system crashes.

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Daily Deals: Wacom Cintiq 13HD, 55-inch RCA HDTV, Sony action cam

03/04, 2:01pm

MacNN and Electronista deals for March 4, 2015

Welcome to Daily Deals the post where we search for offers and discounts on a variety of computer hardware, gadgets, games, and other technology for you, the discerning MacNN and Electronista reader. Aside from a recap of still-active deals, today's new additions include the Wacom Cintiq 13HD, $200 off a 55-inch RCA HDTV, and a Sony Action Camera for $150.

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Briefly: Coriolis iDefrag 5, TLA Systems PCalc 4.2

03/03, 3:30pm

Coriolis debuts Yosemite-specific iDefrag 5

Coriolis Systems has unveiled its latest version of utility tool iDefrag. Now on version 5, the new software has a revamped user interface to accommodate Yosemite, boasts easier-to-understand statistics about fragmented drives, better handling of bad drive blocks, new documentation, and enhanced support for Retina displays. The new version is priced at $40, with an upgrade from previous versions available for $20 through the company's web store.

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