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Microsoft just announced today that not only will they be offering the new Windows 10 (set for a "summer" release), as a free update for current Windows 7, Windows 8.1 and Windows Phone 8.1 users, they will also be giving it to users currently running pirated copies of their software.

This article suggests this is a way to re-engage with the Chinese market, where an estimated three-fourths of all installed software is pirated.
Microsoft Store has the HP Stream 7 Signature Edition 32GB Windows 8.1 7" Tablet for $79 with free shipping. Includes Office 365 Personal.

Includes Office 365 Personal for one year and $25 Windows Store gift card with purchase. Redeem from the HP Stream tablet to see the credit.

eBay with Microsoft Store has the same offer.

  • Intel Atom Z3735G Quad Core 1.33GHz, 1GB RAM, 32GB eMMC
  • 7" IPS (800x1280), Intel HD Graphics, 802.11n + Miracast, Win 8.1
  • $99 Retail: $100
    Sony is offering a $200 statement credit after spending $500 with a new Capital One SonyCard Visa Credit Card in the first 90 days of account opening. Capital One handles the credit application.

    Get 5X points on Sony Store purchases, 3X points on dining out and movies, and 1X points on all other purchases.
    Update: The deal is now live!

    Tomorrow Saturday, 1/24 only. Amazon just announced they will be offering 1-year of Amazon Prime for $72. The normal price of Prime these days is $99/yr.

    This is to celebrate the Golden Globe wins for their Amazon exclusive show, Transparent, which they'll also be streaming for free for everyone all day on Saturday (normally only available for Prime members).

    Here are more details from the press release.
    Retail: $99
    Google is now offering Google Earth Pro for $0 downloaded. This used to be sold for $399 a year. Provides close up high definition 3D viewing, planning, mapping, and measuring as well as data on demographics and traffic.

    It may require a couple of tries to sign up. The link URL mentions that this is a trial version, but it is still unclear whether it is limited or not.
    Retail: $399
    New Release. Today at CES, DISH Network announced Sling TV, the streaming service that will offer 12 live cable channels including ESPN, ESPN 2 and CNN for $20 per month, with no commitments.

    While not true "a la carte," it's the closest we've ever seen. In addition to the three channels above, the basic package will also include Disney Channel, TNT, TBS, ABC Family, Food Network, HGTV, Adult Swim and Cartoon Network as well as content from Maker Studios.

    Sling TV will be available on multiple devices, including iOS and Android devices, Roku, Fire TV, Fire TV Stick and the Xbox One, which will be offering one free month. It's expected to debut at the end of January.

    And as announced last month, HBO will launch its standalone service in April.
    Price mistake alert... eBay with Best Buy has the Sony PlayStation 4 500GB Console + The Last of Us Remastered Edition for $400 with free in-store pickup or $3 shipping.

    As part of the Buy 1 Get 1 Free promotion, add two bundles to cart to reach $800 - $400 off in cart = $400 with free in-store pickup or $6 total shipping.
    $798 Retail: $798
    For Prime members only! Amazon is offering their new Amazon Echo Voice-Controlled Intelligent Speaker for $99 with free shipping. They are sending out invitations to select members to purchase the device at this price, which expire after 7 days; it took me about 10 days to get my invitation via email.

    The Echo is a Bluetooth speaker that not only plays music, but can give you weather updates, answer questions, and update your calendar when you ask it to. Basically a speaker for your living room with Siri built right in (they're calling her "Alexa").

    Now that people have started getting them, CNET has compiled a bunch of user reviews.
    Retail: $199
    Walmart has the LEGO Movie 70816 Benny's Spaceship, Spaceship, SPACESHIP! Building Set for $80 with free same-day in-store pickup or free shipping. Contains 940 pieces and includes 4 minifigures: Benny, Robo Emmet, Space Wyldstyle and Robo Pilot, plus an Astro Kitty figure.
    $93 Retail: $100
    Ends today. AT&T is offering U-basic TV, Internet Max Plus (18MBps), HBO and a year of Amazon Prime for $39/ month. One year contract required. If you already have Amazon Prime, you can get a year added to the end of your existing subscription.
    Starting today, the highly anticipated Sling TV launches to the general public with a 7-day free trial. You get 14 live cable TV channels in the basic package: ESPN, ESPN 2, CNN, Disney Channel, TNT, TBS, ABC Family, Food Network, HGTV, Adult Swim, Cartoon Network, Spanish-language Galavision and the recently added AMC (coming very soon).

    The basic package is $20 per month with additional packages (news, sports and kids) for an additional $5 each.

    Sling TV is available on multiple devices at launch, including iOS and Android devices, Mac and PC and Roku players. Fire TV, Fire TV Stick, Xbox One and Nexus Player support are expected soon.

    Sling TV scored a solid 8 out of 10 in our CheckOut review, and it has potential to get better.
    Through February 22nd, Amazon is offering Prime members free same-day delivery in select cities and for select items with coupon code FRETODAY.

    Select cities are Atlanta, Baltimore, Boston, Chicago, Indianapolis, New York, Philadelphia, Washington D.C, Dallas/Fort Worth, Los Angeles, Phoenix, San Francisco/Bay Area, and Seattle.
    Ends tomorrow. Emirates is offering two economy class roundtrip tickets from New York (JFK) to Milan (MXP) for $799 (around $400/person). Book by 1/22 for travel between 1/25 and 5/10; no blackout dates apply, but there is a $25 surcharge for departures on the weekend. Price includes all taxes and fees.

    Pretty awesome deal if you can find a decent deal on a flight to JFK!
    Bing.com is offering 100GB of Mirosoft OneDrive Storage for 2 Years for free. Must have a Microsoft account and enroll into Bing Rewards (free to join). The storage is usually $50 per year. Keep photos, videos, documents, and other files in one place and share them from all your devices.
    Retail: $50
    XtremeGuard is taking 91% off any three screen protectors or full body protectors with coupon code Christmas91. Includes screen protectors and cases for iPad, Galaxy S and iPhone, including the new iPhone 6 and 6 Plus. Shipping is free.

    Or use code 80off to take 80% off one item.
    Newegg is taking an extra $15 off purchases $75 or more on the Newegg mobile app or mobile site when you check out with MasterPass and use coupon code MBLMASTER15 [Exp 12/31]. One discount per customer.

    Cannot be combined with other codes and excludes gift cards, pre-order and marketplace items, combo discounts and promotions offering free gifts.

    Tip: You can use mobile from your regular desktop/laptop browser with User Agent Switcher for Chrome, User Agent Switcher for Firefox or UAPick User-Agent Switcher for IE, then select a mobile platform in the extension.

    Transformers Movie $0 at Google Play

    $0
    Google Play has Transformers (Digital HD) for $0 downloaded (watch any time from Google Play or supported device). The 2007 Michael Bay masterpiece starring Shia LaBeouf and Megan Fox.

    Select "Free HD" in the pop-up window.

  • Google Play 3rd Birthday Sale (Apps, Movies, Music)
  • $9.99 Retail: $18

    4-Course Meal for $13 at Olive Garden

    $13
    For a limited time, Olive Garden is offering a 4-course meal for one for $13. Includes unlimited salad or soup and breadsticks, a select appetizer, a select entree and a dolcini for dessert.

    Here's their restaurant locator.
    Ends tomorrow. Office Depot has the 3M MA260MB Adjustable Dual LCD Monitor Mount (black) for $60 with free shipping. Adjustable arms move up, down, forward & back and supports a combined weight of up to 40 pounds.

    Good Amazon reviews. Sells for $259+ elsewhere online.
    $261 Retail: $333
    Ends 3/28. Canon has the refurbished Canon PowerShot S110 12.1 MP Digital Camera (Black, Silver or White) for $180 - $50 off = $130 with free shipping.

    Amazon has refurbs from $185 shipped.

  • 12MP, DIGIC 5 image processor, 12-bit recording RAW + JPEG
  • 3" LCD display, Built-in Wi-Fi, high speed AF, 1080p HD video
  • $185 Retail: $256
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