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Techno Nerd Father’s Day Gift Ideas

June 2, 2017 Leave a comment

#1 DadFather’s Day is just around the corner (June 18) and this is my first roundup of nerdy, techno-gadgetry for the man who deserves more than a tie or a coffee mug this year. Give him what he really wants.

OWC/NEWERTECH FATHER’S DAY GIFT IDEAS
FOR THE DIGITAL DAD 2017
Mac/Smartphone/Tablet Storage & Accessories
Websites: http://www.newertech.com http://www.macsales.com http://www.owcdigital.com
Release: http://www.thomas-pr.com/newertech/owcnewertechfathersdaygift2017release.html

OWC Envoy Pro mini – Fast 120GB SSD Thumb Drive:
Dads will love this lightning fast 120GB SSD USB drive that fits in his pocket. This is not your average thumb drive — elegant, light, and strong, Envoy Pro mini is a full-sized desktop-class SSD performance go-anywhere storage companion — incredibly fast and perfectly portable for dad’s life on the move.
Price: $119.99
Photo: http://www.thomas-pr.com/136/photos/owcenvoypro.html
Buy at: https://eshop.macsales.com/item/OWC/ENVMKU3S120/

OWC Mercury Elite Pro mini – Portable Storage & Backup:
Available from 60GB to 5TB, this is the portable storage drive for fathers who like to take hundreds of photos and videos of their friends and family without worrying about losing their files. The Mercury Elite Pro mini multi-interface storage drive for Mac & PC features USB 3.0 and 2.0 high-performance eSATA Plug and Play data storage and backup reliability with a choice of a SATA hard drive or Solid State Drive (SSD). The  Mercury Elite Pro mini delivers up to 600MB/s transfer speeds for demanding data storage and backup in an impact resistant, heat dissipating 5×3-inch brushed aluminum enclosure with super-quiet operation.
Price: $64.99 – up
Photo:  http://www.thomas-pr.com/136/photos/owcmercuryelitepro.html
Buy at: https://eshop.macsales.com/search/owc%20mercury%20elite%20pro%20mini

NewerTech NuGuard KX iPhone Cases for iPhone 7:
Rugged without the bulk — military drop tested cases for iPhones, including iPhone 7, 7 Plus, 6S, 6S Plus, 6, 6 Plus, 5S & 5C, and Samsung Galaxy S4. The NuGuard KX case is perfect for fathers that travel or work/play outdoors. Available in black, red, and blue, with unique design options, such as a U.S. flag.
Price: $29.75-$34.75
Info: http://www.newertech.com/nuguard_kx/apple/iphone-7-and-iphone-7-plus/
Release: http://www.thomas-pr.com/newertech/newertechiphone6caserelease.html
Photo: http://www.thomas-pr.com/136/photos/newertechkxcasestarsstripes.html
Buy at: https://eshop.macsales.com/shop/mobile-and-tablet/accessories/cases/nuguard-kx/apple/iphone-7-and-iphone-7-plus

NewerTech 14-Piece Portable Toolkit:
Featuring a rugged, zippered, woven-nylon kit with all the tools necessary to open most laptops, computers, and small electronics, this is the essential toolkit for a digital dad. Also perfect for opening smartphones, tablets, and other difficult-to-open but easy-to-scratch items, the toolkit includes 14 tools, including non-marring nylon pry tool “spudgers,” black nylon probes, Phillips and other screwdrivers, tweezers, scissors and more.
Price: $14.99 Info: http://www.newertech.com/products/14pctoolset.php
Photo: http://www.thomas-pr.com/136/photos/newertechtoolkit.html
Buy at: http://eshop.macsales.com/item/Newer%20Technology/TOOLKIT14/

18 Father’s Day Food Freebies & Dining Deals

June 14, 2016 Comments off

Father's DayWhile Mom still receives the bulk of the attention (and consumer dollars) for Mother’s Day, dear ol’ Dad has made some strides in recent years. According to the National Retail Federation, spending on Dad for Father’s Day will reach an all-time high this year, to the tune of over $14 billion. Among the most popular gifts for fathers is “special outings” like dinner and brunch, proving that old adage “the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach.”

With nearly half (47 percent) of consumers planning to wine and dine Dad for Father’s Day, Coupon Sherpa rounded up 18 Father’s Day Food Freebies & Dining Deals in a new blogpost. Here’s a taste of what Dad has to look forward to on June 19:

1. Firehouse Subs
Gift Dad with a free medium sub when you buy a sub, chips and a drink with a Firehouse Subs coupon on June 19.

2. Francesca’s Restaurants
Dads eat free with purchase of an entree on June 19.

3. Hooters
Get 10 boneless wings free on June 19 when you buy any 10 wings for Dad.
(Editor’s note: If mom lets you go to Hooter’s, that is.  ;-))

4. HotShots Sports Bar & Grill
Participating locations will gift dads with his choice of a free HotShots Burger, small order of wings or 9-inch 1-topping pizza and drink (soft drink or domestic draft beer) on June 19.

5. Shoney’s
Fathers get a free slice of pecan pie and a chance to win one of two gift cards to Home Depot on June 19.

6. Spaghetti Warehouse
Fathers get their choice of a free entree — either lasagne or Original Recipe Spaghetti — plus a chance to win a $50 or $100 Spaghetti Warehouse gift card through the restaurant’s #SWLovesDads Facebook campaign.

7. TCBY
Froyo-loving dads receive a free small (6 oz) yogurt on Father’s Day.

8. Wienerschnitzel
Everyone’s favorite hot dog chain is offer free chili dogs to dads on Father’s day with a printable Wienerschnitzel coupon and “proof of fatherhood.”

 

CouponSherpa.com is the premier resource for online and in-store coupons, providing users with coupons they can trust and helping consumers save money and live more frugally. The Coupon Sherpa mobile app was the first mobile app to offer savings from national retailers and is available for free from iOS and Google Play.

It’s Dad and Grad Time Again. Check Out the Tech Bling.

May 20, 2016 Comments off

Lightning CablesIt’s that time of year again when the graduating senior or the dad in your life is ready for more cool tech. Check out this tech gadget round-up from NEWERTECH.

NEWERTECH: Mac/Smartphone/Tablet Accessories www.newertech.com: NewerTech Lightning Cables: fully Apple certified, these multi-colored premium quality Lightning cables connect iOS devices to USB ports in computers, cars, portable chargers, wall outlets, and more to charge and sync/transfer pictures, music, and videos. The NewerTech Lightning Cables are available in a range of lengths from 20 inches-118 inches (1/2 meter – 3 meters) for maximum flexibility.
Price: $7.99 – $24.99
Info: http://www.newertech.com/products/lightning_dock_connector.php
Photo: http://www.thomas-pr.com/136/photos/newertechlightningcables.html
Buy at: http://eshop.macsales.com/search/+NWTCBLUSBL

MacBook Snap-on CoverNewerTech NuGuard Snap-On Laptop Covers: protect your MacBook in style. The custom fit, two-piece hard shell covers with soft-touch exterior and vivid finish protects your laptop from damage, is easy to install and remove, and features rubberized feet to keep it stable and vent slots to help prevent overheating. The NuGuard Snap-On Laptop Covers are available in 11 vibrant colors and designs, including blue, purple, pink, black, white, mint green, light blue, yellow, orange, American flag design and more.
Price: $14.99 – $17.99
Info: http://www.newertech.com/products/nuguard_snapon.php
Photo: http://www.thomas-pr.com/136/photos/newertechlaptopcoversflag.html
Buy at: http://eshop.macsales.com/search/nuguard+snap-on

NewerTech Next Generation Power2U AC/USB in-wall charger: the patented AC/USB dual-socket in-wall charging solution eliminates clutter to charge up to 4 devices at once with 2 integrated USB ports and 2 additional AC plugs for simultaneous powering.
Price: $15.99-$22.99
Release: http://www.thomas-pr.com/newertech/newertechpower2urelease.html Photo:http://www.thomas-pr.com/136/photos/newertechpower2u.html
Buy at: http://eshop.macsales.com/shop/accessories/power_adapters/USB/in_wall_outlets

Mac Keyboard KeyPadNewerTech Wireless Aluminum Keypad:  designed to complement the look and feel of Apple keyboards, the Wireless Keypad features precision machined aluminum housing, white keys, and a bracket that attaches to the Apple keyboard – no tools needed.  The NewerTech Keypad is built to rigorous standards with input from accountants for maximum number crunching workflow.
Price: $49
Release: http://www.thomas-pr.com/newertech/newertechwirelesskeypadrelease.html
Photo:  http://www.thomas-pr.com/136/photos/newertechaluminumkeypad.html
Buy at: http://eshop.macsales.com/item/NewerTech/KPA28BTW/

NewerTech NuGuard KXs Screen Armor for iPhone/iPad: provides incredible scratch, shatter, and impact protection for iPhones and iPads with great functionality that doesn’t impede the display, at a price you’d pay for just a basic screen cover — for iPhone 4, 5, 6, 6 Plus, SE, iPads and Galaxy S4.
Price: $.99 – $19.99
Info: http://www.newertech.com/kxs/
Photo: http://www.thomas-pr.com/136/photos/newertechkxscreen.html
Buy at: http://eshop.macsales.com/shop/protective-cases-covers/NuGuard-KXs

Cyber Monday Deals on Portable Power from Jackery

November 25, 2015 Comments off

Jackery’s top portable cell phone battery rechargers; the Giant S, and the Mini Pink, both of which are on sale, now through Cyber Monday.

Looking for stocking stuffers? Give a gift that keeps on giving–portable power. Everyone in my family uses one (we have both the mini and the giant) and we take them everywhere we go: football games, school events, work, and on long walks. When you need power, but don’t have time to wait on power, take it with you.

Here are two special portable power deals from Jackery:

Jackery miniDEAL 1: Get the Jackery Mini Now just $11.99
The stylish small portable battery charger
Visit: http://amzn.com/B015TP5PAA
Use promo code: TZMIHCQJ
– Jackery’s very first pink color charger!
– 3350 mAh capacity
– Fully charges an iPhone
– Compact, portable & stylish and perfect for long flights, road trips, or whenever you need to charge your iPhone, iPad, or other smart device
 
 
Jackery Giant SDEAL 2: Get the Jackery Giant S, Now just: $27.99
The portable battery charger with quick charge and 2 ports
Visit: http://amzn.com/B015OWZ1ZC
Use Promo Code: TZMIHCQJ
– 12,000 mAh power capacity
– Charges an iPhone up to 5 times
– Quick Charge: Charges compatible devices up to 75% faster
– USB-C input technology, its support 3A fast recharge
– Dual charging output ports: charges 2 devices at once
 
Available from now immediately through Black Friday & Cyber Monday, until 11:59pm 11/30th.
 
Jackery portable cell phone chargers make great holiday gifts and stocking stuffers. Jackery chargers make both practical and popular holiday gifts, because we are always on our mobile devices wherever we go, on long trips, for work, at school, kids activities etc. Jackery is a gift that everyone can actually use, and unlike a big scratchy red sweater, we imagine that people who get Jackery are more likely to be grateful.

 

About Jackery 
Jackery mobile battery chargers go the distance. From sports fans to students, moms to mountain climbers, Jackery empowers people on the go. Work and play longer than ever before with Jackery’s advanced battery solutions for smartphones and tablets. Jackery is a Silicon Valley company, committed to providing exceptional, affordable mobile battery chargers for those who go the distance. To learn more, visit http://www.jackery.com

See all of the Jackery portable battery chargers here: http://store.jackery.com

Red Giant’s Annual 40%-Off Sale Hits the Web Tuesday, December 9th

November 26, 2014 Comments off

Red GiantPortland, OR – November 26, 2014 Red Giant (http://www.redgiant.com/) is back with its annual 40%-off blowout sale, hitting the online store on Tuesday, December 9th. For 24 hours only, from 08:00 AM PST on December 9th to 08:00 AM PST on December 10th, every single Red Giant product sold at www.redgiant.com – full licenses, upgrades and products from the academic store (already 50% off) – will be on sale. To redeem the 40% discount, simply apply the coupon code found on the Red Giant website. There is absolutely no catch or fine print on this sale; every plugin, suite, license and upgrade found in the Red Giant online store will be on sale. So whether you use Adobe Premiere Pro, After Effects, Final Cut Pro X or other host apps, there is something for everyone.

Annual 40%-Off Sale Video: https://vimeo.com/112834280

Some Examples of Savings:
Trapcode Suite: Usually $899. Get it on sale for just $540.
Color Suite: Usually $599. Get it on sale for just $360.
PluralEyes: Usually $199. Get it on sale for just $120.
Universe Annual Premium Membership: Usually $99. Get it on sale for $60.

For pre-sales questions, please contact us at redgiant.com/support and we’ll help you out.

The Red Pledge
Red Pledge is Red Giant’s commitment to customer happiness, with no purchasing hassles. It includes a 30-day money-back guarantee and much more. Learn about the Red Pledge guarantee atwww.redgiantsoftware.com/redpledge/.

About Red Giant
Red Giant is a software company made up of talented artists and technologists who collaborate to create unique tools for filmmakers, editors, VFX artists, and motion designers. Our company culture is focused on finding balance between work and life – we call it “the double bottom line”  – this philosophy helps us ignore complexity in favor of building simple tools that yield giant results. Over the last decade, our products (like Magic Bullet and Trapcode) have become the standard in film and broadcast post-production – With over 200,000 users, it’s nearly impossible to watch 20 minutes of TV without seeing our software in use. From our experiences as artists and filmmakers, we aspire to not only to provide tools for artists, but inspiration as well. Watch our films, learn from over 200 free tutorials, or try our software at www.redgiant.com.

Black Friday/Cyber Monday Deals for IT Professionals

November 25, 2014 Comments off

LantronixFor four days, Lantronix is offering 20% off all the products on their Web site, including those designed for the IT crowd.  Here are a few spotlighted products:

  • xPrintServer – Office and Cloud Print Editions – with an increasing number of employees bringing their mobile devices to work, the xPrintServer offers the ideal mobile printing solution.  The Office Edition is designed for iPads and iPhones while the Cloud Print Edition is designed for mobile devices running Android OS, Chrome OS or Chrome browsers.  Both versions come with a host of security and enterprise management features. Check out this videos here: xPrintServer – Office Edition Video and xPrintServer – Cloud Print Edition
  • SLC 8000 advanced modular console manager – provides secure in-band and out-of-band management that allows IT personnel to centrally manage, monitor and troubleshoot IT equipment.  This reduces downtime and increases response efficiency so that IT incidents are resolved quickly and with minimal or no network disruption.  Check out the video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mRP6aoro87g

To redeem the 20% off for these and other products, simply visit www.lantronix.com and enter promo code BFCM2014 during the check-out process.  The offer runs from 12:01 a.m. Friday, November 28 through 11:59 p.m. Monday, December 1.

For more info, check out the media advisory: Print Easily — Gifts That iPad, iPhone and Android Users Will Love This Holiday Season.

Amazon Introduces Eight Days of Black Friday Deals, With New Deals Every Ten Minutes

November 20, 2014 Comments off

Amazon.comSEATTLE – Nov. 20, 2014 (NASDAQ: AMZN) – Today, Amazon.com announced BlackFriday deals will start even earlier this year, beginning on Friday, November 21, and adding new deals as often as every ten minutes for eight straight days. Plus, Amazon will introduce three coveted Deals of the Day starting on Thanksgiving at midnight, as well as three more on Black Friday – this is in addition to thousands of limited-time Lightning Deals at amazon.com/blackfriday. Customers can shop Amazon on any device, including smartphones and tablets, and enjoy top Black Friday deals anytime and anywhere. Amazon Prime members will continue to receive 30-minutes early access to select Lightning Deals, including many sought-after Black Friday deals. By taking advantage of Prime early access, members will get the first pick of some of the hottest gifts and holiday essentials.  Start a free trial of Amazon Prime at amazon.com/prime.

“Our customers are redefining Black Friday shopping. They want to stay home with family, enjoy some turkey and football and shop the hottest deals from their phone, tablet or PC,”said Steve Shure, Amazon Vice President Worldwide Marketing. “Starting November 21, we will add new deals as often as every 10 minutes, for eight days, including tech, toys, tools and more.”

This year, Amazon customers can also shop Black Friday deals while also giving to the charity of their choice. Start at smile.amazon.com/blackfriday, find the same deals, but with one added bonus – Amazon will donate a portion of the purchase to the favorite charity.

Following are examples of some of the door-buster deals that will be available at various times between November 21 and Black Friday atamazon.com/blackfriday:

Electronics:

  • Up to 45% off select Samsung TVs including: Samsung 40-inch Smart LED 4K Ultra HD TV for $598; Samsung 55-inch Curved Smart LED 4K Ultra HD TV for $1,298
  • 32-inch LED TV, $79
  • 40-inch 1080p LED TV, $119
  • Toshiba 50-inch LED TV, $199
  • VIZIO 55-inch Smart LED TV, $478
  • LG 65-inch 120 Hz LED TV, $648
  • Samsung 55-inch Smart LED 4K Ultra HD TV, $899
  • Save up to 20% on Intel-powered laptops and 2-in-1s
  • LG G3 and HTC One M8 smart phones for $0.01 with a new 2 year contract
  • Top selling DSLR with two-lenses for under $500
  • Select Beats Studio Over-Ear Headphones, $199.99
  • Xbox One console at the lowest price ever from Amazon, plus over $150 value in digital content
  • Roku LT Streaming Media Player, $28
  • Panasonic Smart 3D Blu-Ray Player, $35
  • Plantronics Bluetooth Headset, $19.99

Toys:

Books, Movies and Music:

  • More than 50 Kindle books for $1.99 each including titles from Philip K. Dick and Ann Patchett
  • 80% off The Complete Sherlock Holmes Heirloom Collection
  • More than 80% off Harry Potter Page to Screen: The Complete Filmmaking Journey, Collector’s Edition
  • 50% off Diary of a Wimpy Kid Box of Books 1-8, plus The Do-It-Yourself Book
  • Save on popular books starting at 40% off
  • Save on autographed albums including Sam Hunt’s Montevallo and Michael W Smith’s The Spirit of Christmas
  • Hourly Lightning Deals with savings up to 90% on over 90 movies and TV shows
  • Up to 58% off 11,000+ popular movies and TV shows including X-Men: Days of Future Past, Friends: The Complete Series, Downton Abbey, and more

Wine:

  • Amazon Wine will feature deep discounts starting at 60% off on over 100 unique wines

Sports:

  • Up to 40% off TaylorMade Drivers (11/28 only)
  • Save Over 40% Off FT7 Polar Heart Rate Monitor

Kitchen:

Patio, Lawn & Garden:

Arts, Crafts & Sewing:

Tools and Home Improvement:

Home and Pets:

  • Up to 30% off select Dyson products, including vacuums and heating/cooling fans
  • Up to 20% off select Petmate Chuckit! Pet Toys

Automotive:

Baby:

  • Save on car seats and strollers including 35% off select Graco strollers, car seats and 20% off Maxi-Cosi car seats, strollers and accessories
  • Save $250 or more on Samsung baby care washers
  • 50% off Levana Sophia Video Baby Monitor
  • Save up to 40% on select BABYBJORN bouncers, travel cribs and carriers
  • Save up to 30% on select Skip Hop diaper bags
  • Select Columbia fleece for baby boys and girls, $17.99
  • Baby girls Calvin Klein and Nautica clothing sets, under $15
  • Baby boys Calvin Klein clothing sets, under $15

Fashion:

  • Select women’s and men’s sweaters, under $20
  • Select women’s boots, under $50
  • 50% off Vince Camuto Handbag
  • 50% off men’s Patagonia shoes
  • $14 Amazon exclusive Girls’ Bathrobe and Slipper Sets
  • 50% off Amazon exclusive ‘The LEGO Movie’ Watch Set
  • $10 and under for Frozen apparel  for girls
  • 50% off Nina dress shoes for girls
  • 60% off Calvin Klein for boys
  • $17 and under Nautica hoodies and sweaters for boys
  • Under Armour clothing sets for boys, $29.99
  • 50% off Hush Puppies dress shoes for boys

Jewelry:

  • $99.99 14K gold .025 carats diamond stud earrings
  • $29 Swarovski Crystal earrings and necklaces
  • $29.99 Freshwater pearl 3-piece jewelry set
  • $19.99 and under fashion statement bracelets
  • Invicta Women’s Angel Multifunction watches starting at $69.99
  • 60% off or more on select men’s Kenneth Cole watches

Health & Beauty:

  • Save up to $75 on Men’s Grooming products including the Braun Series 7-790cc Pulsonic Men’s Shaving System and the Panasonic ER-GB40-S cordless moustache and beard trimmer
  • Save up to $30 on Oral-B toothbrushes
  • Save 30% on Nivea Men skin care products including Nivea For Men Active3 Body Wash for body, hair & shave (Pack of 3)
  • 60% off CoverGirl Outlast Lipcolor Brazen Raisin Holiday Gift Set
  • 20% off 31″ SpaMaster Stationary LX
  • 40% off Shany cosmetics
  • 22% off Fitbit Aria Wi-Fi Smart Scale

All prices available at select times and while supplies last.

Amazon Appstore Offers Over $115 in Top Paid Apps for Free on Android Devices

To get into the spirit of Thanksgiving, today only, Amazon Appstore is offering SpinArt for free. Starting on Thanksgiving and for a limited time, Amazon Appstore will offer a Free App of the Day bundle, featuring over $115 in top paid apps and games for free on Android devices. Throughout the holiday season, the Amazon Appstore will have hundreds of titles that are either free, or available between 50% – 90% off. The Amazon Appstore is available directly on Fire devices, from any computer, and on Android devices. Find out more at amazon.com/appstore.

Thanksgiving Becomes a Mobile Shopping Holiday

Thanksgiving has become one of the biggest mobile shopping days on Amazon. Between Thanksgiving and Cyber Monday last year, Amazon customers ordered more than five toys per second from a mobile device. With Amazon’s free mobile shopping app, customers can go from “I want that” to “I bought that” in under 30 seconds. Plus, the latest Amazon app for Android phones includes support for Android Wear devices, extending the mobile shopping experience to smart watches and making Amazon accessible anywhere your watch can go.

Follow Amazon on Instagram

Amazon’s Instagram feed is now shoppable. For any products Amazon posts on Instagram, simply click the URL on Amazon’s profile page in Instagram and you will land on amazon.com/Instagram to shop those clever and giftable products featured weekly on the popular social network.

Amazon.com is now on Snapchat

Customers can now follow ‘amazon.com’ on Snapchat.  Amazon will be publishing fun and funny gift ideas, exclusive content, and other interesting products on Snapchat.  Amazon will also periodically release deals – customers should note the deal code from Snapchat and visit amazon.com/snapchat for more details.

Fast, Free Shipping Everyday on Amazon
Amazon Prime members enjoy unlimited Free Two-Day Shipping on more than 20 million items. To become a member or to learn more about the membership program, customers can visit amazon.com/prime.  Amazon also offers free shipping on millions of items every day, year-round, on eligible orders $35 and over.

About Amazon

Amazon.com opened on the World Wide Web in July 1995. The company is guided by four principles: customer obsession rather than competitor focus, passion for invention, commitment to operational excellence, and long-term thinking. Customer reviews, 1-Click shopping, personalized recommendations, Prime, Fulfillment by Amazon, AWS, Kindle Direct Publishing, Kindle, Fire phone, Fire tablets, and Fire TV are some of the products and services pioneered by Amazon.

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