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Congrats to Billy of OH (wolderiii) for winning the giveaway!

Attention, Ben's fans! We are kicking off our Black November celebration of deals with a killer tablet giveaway. One of you will win the brand new Google Nexus 9 16GB 8.9" Tablet!! (MSRP $399).

Released to the public on November 3rd, 2014, the Google Nexus 9 is a new competitor to Apple's iPad Air 2 tablet. It sports a 2048x1536 IPS LCD display, 2.3Ghz dual-core processor, 2GB of RAM, 8MP rear camera, 16GB of storage space, a battery life rated just under 10 hours for most tasks and Android 5.0 Lollipop OS.



The giveaway ends at 9:00 AM PT on November 6th, 2014, and we'll announce the winner later that day. You must leave a comment on this post to qualify (registration required).

In addition to earning one entry for your comment on this post, you can also earn an additional ten entries to increase your odds of winning if you leave at least 10 comments (helpful, interesting or funny; not spam) on various posts before the end of the giveaway.

Subject to these Rules & Regulations. Here's the list of Previous Winners.

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Congrats to Jason of Fl (sigteacher) for wining the giveaway!

Attention, Ben's fans! We are continuing our Black November celebration of deals with an awesome console bundle giveaway. One of you will win the brand new Xbox One Assassin's Creed Unity Bundle along with a copy of Sunset Overdrive and Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare!! (MSRP $519).

Released recently, the Xbox One Assassin's Creed Unity Bundle includes the 500GB Xbox One gaming console along with copies of Ubisoft's brand new Assassin's Creed Unity as well as last year's Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag. Other accessories in the package include one wireless controller, a chat headset and HDMI cable.

As an added bonus, we are including copies of Microsoft's Sunset Overdrive, a brand new open world, third-person shooter that's receiving excellent reviews, as well as Activision's Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare, starring Oscar-winning actor Kevin Spacey.



The giveaway ends at 9:00 AM PT on November 10th, 2014, and we'll announce the winner later that day. You must leave a comment on this post to qualify (registration required).

In addition to earning one entry for your comment on this post, you can also earn an additional ten entries to increase your odds of winning if you leave at least 10 comments (helpful, interesting, critical or funny; not spam) on various posts before the end of the giveaway. You can also try pressing X to pay respects to see if that earns another entry. ;)

Subject to these Rules & Regulations. Here's the list of Previous Winners.

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Congrats to Travis of TX (sivartk), the winner of the Samsung tablet!!!

This week, we are celebrating Black Friday and Cyber Monday by giving away a new prize every 24 hours! Today we're giving away a brand new tablet, the 10.5" Samsung Galaxy Tab S! (MSRP: $499)

Released this year, the Samsung Galaxy Tab S offers a 10.5" AMOLED display (2560x1600 resolution), the Exynos 5 Octa 5420 processor (1.9 GHz Quad Core + 1.3 GHz Quad Core), 3GB of RAM, 16GB flash memory, 8MP rear camera, fingerprint scanner, microSD slot (up to 128GB) and the Android 4.4 Kit Kat OS.



The giveaway ends at 10:00 AM PT on Wednesday, November 26th, 2014, and we'll announce the winner later that day. You must leave a comment on this post to qualify (registration required).

In addition to earning one entry for your comment on this post, you can also earn an additional three entries to increase your odds of winning if you leave at least 3 comments (helpful, interesting, critical or funny; not spam) on other deal posts before the end of the giveaway.

Subject to these Rules & Regulations. Here's the list of Previous Winners.
Congrats to Jason of CA (Forbidden), the winner of the giveaway!

Attention, Ben's fans! Tired of those horrible Nintendo bundle deals in the Black Friday flyers? So are Wii!

We are continuing our Black November celebration of deals with another awesome gaming console giveaway. One of you will win the 32 GB Nintendo Wii U Deluxe Set in addition to Super Smash Bros and Mario Kart 8!! (Total MSRP: $420).

The 32GB Nintendo Wii U Deluxe Set bundle includes the black Wii U console, Super Mario 3D World and Nintendo Land. The Wii U GamePad features a 6.2" 16:9 LCD touch screen, motion control system, front-facing camera, microphone, stereo speakers and rumble feature.

Of course, you will also receive the recently released and well-reviewed Super Smash Brothers as well as another AAA system seller, Mario Kart 8. This could potentially be more Mario than any one person can possibly handle, but we are taking the risk!



The giveaway ends at 9:00 AM PT on Monday, November 24th, 2014, and we'll announce the winner later that day. You must leave a comment on this post to qualify (registration required).

In addition to earning one entry for your comment on this post, you can also earn an additional ten entries to increase your odds of winning if you leave at least 10 comments (helpful, interesting, critical or funny; not spam) on other deal posts before the end of the giveaway. You can also try giving us your best Luigi stare to see if that works.

Subject to these Rules & Regulations. Here's the list of Previous Winners.

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Congrats to Nathan of IL (golfpro), the winner of the giveaway!

Attention, Ben's fans! We are continuing our Black November celebration of deals with an awesome laptop giveaway. One of you will win the brand new ASUS X205TA-UH01-BK Signature Edition Laptop !! (MSRP $199).

Released in September, the ASUS X205TA-UH01-BK Signature Edition Laptop offers a 11.6" HD display (1366 x 768), 2GB of RAM, 32GB of internal storage (can be expanded with MicroSD), an Intel Atom 1.33 GHz CPU and is rated to last up to 12 hours on a single charge. It also runs Windows 8.1.



The giveaway ends at 9:00 AM PT on Thursday, November 13th, 2014, and we'll announce the winner later that day. You must leave a comment on this post to qualify (registration required).

In addition to earning one entry for your comment on this post, you can also earn an additional ten entries to increase your odds of winning if you leave at least 10 comments (helpful, interesting, critical or funny; not spam) on various posts before the end of the giveaway.

Subject to these Rules & Regulations. Here's the list of Previous Winners.

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Congrats to Greg of Oregon (gpeek) for winning the giveaway!

Attention, Ben's fans! We are continuing our Black November celebration of deals with an awesome LEGO giveaway. One of you will win the LEGO Star Wars Death Star with the LEGO Star Wars Advent Calendar set !! (Total MSRP: $439).

One of the most sought-after Star Wars LEGO sets, the LEGO Death Star (3803 pcs.) includes the characters and accessories from Episodes IV and VI, the Death Star control room, rotating turbo-laser turrets, hangar bay with TIE Advanced starfighter, tractor beam controls, Emperor’s throne room, detention block, firing laser cannon, Imperial conference chamber, droid maintenance facility, and the powerful Death Star superlaser!

As a bonus, we are including the Star Wars Advent Calendar (274 pcs.). This set includes 7 mini-figures, 3 droids and multiple vehicles. Of course, it also includes Darth Vader decked out in a Santa Claus outfit. Santa Vader is excellent at both delivering presents to the children of Alderaan to open on Christmas morning as well as blowing up Alderaan with the Death Star on December 26th.

The Death Star is #1 on our list of 17 Awesomest LEGO Sets.



The giveaway ends at 9:00 AM PT on Monday, November 17th, 2014, and we'll announce the winner later that day. You must leave a comment on this post (scroll down) to qualify (registration required).

In addition to earning one entry for your comment on this post, you can also earn an additional ten entries to increase your odds of winning if you leave at least 10 comments (helpful, interesting, critical or funny; not spam) on various posts before the end of the giveaway.

Subject to these Rules & Regulations. Here's the list of Previous Winners.

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Thanks to all that entered! We will be announcing the three winners later today!

Starting this week, we are celebrating Black Friday and Cyber Monday by giving away a new prize every 24 hours! Today we're giving away THREE one-year subscriptions to Amazon Prime, just in time for Black Friday shopping!

Amazon Prime ($99 value) gives you free two-day shipping on millions of items, no minimum order size, unlimited streaming of movies and TV shows with Prime Instant Video, a free Kindle book to borrow each month, Prime Music access and unlimited photo storage.

You will also get early access to select Amazon's Gold Box deals as those deals roll out this week for Black Friday and Cyber Monday!



The giveaway ends at 10:00 AM PT on Tuesday, November 25th, 2014, and we'll announce the winner later that day. You must leave a comment on this post to qualify (registration required).

In addition to earning one entry for your comment on this post, you can also earn an additional three entries to increase your odds of winning if you leave at least 3 comments (helpful, interesting, critical or funny; not spam) on other deal posts before the end of the giveaway.

Subject to these Rules & Regulations. Here's the list of Previous Winners.
Congrats to Chris of OH (energyx), the winner of the giveaway!

Attention, Ben's fans! We are continuing our Black November celebration of deals with another awesome laptop giveaway. One of you will win the brand new HP Stream 11 Laptop!! (MSRP $199).

Released recently, the HP Stream 11 Laptop offers a 11.6" HD display (1366 x 768), 2GB of RAM, 32GB of internal storage, an Intel Celeron 2.16 GHz CPU and is rated to last a bit over 8 hours on a single charge.

It runs Windows 8.1 and comes with a full year subscription for Office 365 Personal, definitely ideal for students, as well as 1TB OneDrive Cloud Storage for one year! Also, we picked it in our roundup of the Best Laptops under $200!



The giveaway ends at 9:00 AM PT on Thursday, November 20th, 2014, and we'll announce the winner later that day. You must leave a comment on this post to qualify (registration required).

In addition to earning one entry for your comment on this post, you can also earn an additional ten entries to increase your odds of winning if you leave at least 10 comments (helpful, interesting, critical or funny; not spam) on various posts before the end of the giveaway.

Subject to these Rules & Regulations. Here's the list of Previous Winners.

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This week, we are celebrating Black Friday and Cyber Monday by giving away a new prize every 24 hours! Today we're giving away an amazing set of headphones, the Bose QuietComfort 25! (MSRP: $299)

Ideal for anyone looking for noise reduction when traveling or at work, the Bose QuietComfort 25 headphones will provide exactly that. Stellar reviews on Amazon, the headphones are also compatible with iPhone and other Apple products, so the inline microphone/remote puts music and call controls at your fingertips.



The giveaway ends at 10:00 AM PT on Thursday, November 26th, 2014, and we'll announce the winner later that day. You must leave a comment on this post to qualify (registration required).

In addition to earning one entry for your comment on this post, you can also earn an additional three entries to increase your odds of winning if you leave at least 3 comments (helpful, interesting, critical or funny; not spam) on other deal posts before the end of the giveaway.

Subject to these Rules & Regulations. Here's the list of Previous Winners.
Home Depot has the Philips SlimStyle 60W Equivalent Soft White (2700K) Dimmable A19 LED Light Bulb (452978) for $3.97 with free in-store pickup only. Measures 5.6" high and 1.1" thick.

YMMV: Depending on store location, the price varies from as low as $1.97 to as high as $8.97.
Retail: $8.97
New release! Amazon just announced their new Amazon Echo Voice-Controlled Intelligent Speaker. It will retail for $199, but Prime members can request an invitation to order it for $99 with free shipping.

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").

Here's The Verge's take on it.
Retail: $199
We've just posted the Costco Pre-Holiday Savings Event ad scan. The sale will begin November 21 and go through December 1.

Watch our Black Friday hub for the latest Black Friday store ads as they appear! We have over 10 early ad scans and counting, including the Dell Black Friday 2014 ad scan.

Just 22 days to go...
Update #3 [11/26]: If you're able to find it in-store at a Staples for $24, you can take an extra 25% off with this coupon [Exp 11/26].

Update #2 [11/24]: Best Buy still has it for $25 with free same-day in-store pickup or $4 shipping to home.

Update [11/23]: Staples has it for $24 with free shipping to store or free same-day in-store pickup in select locations. - Sold out!

Staples Rewards Members (free membership) can get an extra 5% off in store credit and free shipping to home.

Best Buy has the Amazon Fire TV Stick (Fall 2014) for $25 with free same-day in-store pickup or $4 shipping to home. Amazon's answer to the popular Google Chromecast and Roku Streaming Stick with a dual-core processor, 1GB memory as well as remote and voice search like the regular-sized Fire TV.

Watch over 40,000 Prime Instant Videos (Amazon Prime required), over 200,000 TV episodes, as well as Netflix, Hulu Plus, movie rentals, video games, and more.

Currently $39 and backordered until January at Amazon. We gave the Fire TV Stick a 9/10 in our CheckOut review.
$39 Retail: $39
Amazon is now offering Unlimited Photo Storage on Amazon cloud Drive for free for Amazon Prime members. All Amazon customers get 5GB of free storage.
It's on! We've just posted the Dell Black Friday 2014 Sale ad scan. Doorbusters will start online at 3PM (PT) on Thanksgiving Night (11/27).

The following Black Friday deals are either all-time lows or match all-time lows on Ben's:

Tablet highlights include:
PC highlights include:

Electronics and accessories highlights include:

Watch our Black Friday hub for the latest Black Friday store ads as they appear! Just 25 days to go...
Today only. Best Buy has the HTC 510 Desire Virgin Mobile No Contract Quad-band 3G/4G LTE Cell Phone (Black) for $100 - $70 off with coupon code DESIRE510DEAL on checkout page under promotional codes = $30 with free shipping. The 510 features a 4.7" display, Android 4.4, and quad-core CPU. Announced on August 24th.

  • 3G/4G LTE, 1.2GHz Quad Core CPU, 8GB storage
  • 1GB RAM, 4.7" 480 x 854 touchscreen, Android 4.4 OS
  • $90 Retail: $280
    Starting tomorrow, November 21st, Amazon will launch Eight Days of Black Friday Deals with door-busters appearing every day and as often as every 10 minutes.

    On Thanksgiving Day at midnight, there will be 50% off Amazon Exclusive Toys like Lincoln Logs Redwood Junction, the Samsung UN40H5203 40" 1080p 60Hz Smart LED TV for $328 and the Samsung UN55HU7250 Curved 55" Smart 4K Ultra HDTV for $1298.

    Here's the current list of upcoming Black Friday week deals.
    Back in stock! Staples has the Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 7.0" Tablet (White, SM-T230NZWAXAR) for $150 - $50 off with coupon code 45209 at checkout = $100 with free shipping. Features Android 4.4 (Kit Kat). Has the Snapdragon 400 Quad-core 1.2GHz processor, 1.5GB RAM, 8GB storage and 1280 x 800 touchscreen.

    The Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 line was released on May 1st.

    Note: This is listed as "Refurbished" under specifications, but it appears to be a mistake; all Samsung tablets at Staples currently have this listed, even those at full retail price.
    Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 8GB 7\" Android Tablet $100 at Staples
    Ben's best gold award
    $140 Retail: $200
    Groupon has the Desktop Jellyfish Kit w/ 3 Live Jellyfish, Tank and Food for $350 with free shipping.

    The 6-gallon color-changing tank and accessories come first, then you can redeem a voucher good for 1 large moon jellyfish, 2 small moon jellyfish and food from JellyfishArt.com (overnight shipping included).

    This project raised over $160,000 on Kickstarter in 2011 and got an "Excellent" score from Wired Magazine.
    Retail: $471
    Update [8AM PT]: The Staples listing originally said the tablet was new but now states that the tablet is refurbished. It's possible there is a mistake in the current Staples listing. YMMV.

    Ends 11/29. Staples has the refurbished Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1" Android 4.4 Tablet, 2014 model (White, SM-T530NZWAXAR or Black, SM-T530NYKAXAR) for $250 - $50 off with coupon code 45209 [Exp 11/26] = $200 with free shipping. Currently sells for $299 online.

  • 1.2GHz quad core processor, 1.5GB RAM, 16GB storage, BT 4.0
  • 1280x800, WiFi 802.11n, 3MP rear cam, up to 64GB microSD
  • $230 Retail: $350
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