Tech Thursday Deals – 2/24/2011


To our dearest tech geeks: hopefully, you’ll enjoy this week’s lineup of tech deals we found on the worldwide web. Please note that the specified prices are available for a very short amount of time. So if you like something, act quickly!

  • Pandigital One-Touch Scanner with Memory Card for $34.99 through Woot (list price: $119.99): This photo scanner sounds ideal for those of you who have piles of old photos that you want to back up in digital format. The portable device scans up to standard 4″ x 6″ photographs in ultra-high resolution. It doesn’t require a connected computer, and no software is needed. Amazon reviewers rate give this product an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars. And jeepers, you can’t beat that low price. (Via Amazon)
  • Motorola Droid 2 Smartphone for FREE with a 2-year Verizon contract through Dell (list price: $199.99 with new contract): this highly-rated Android phone oozes with sexy features, including: a 3.7-inch 480×854 color touchscreen, slide-out QWERTY keyboard, virtual QWERTY keyboard with Swype, 5-megapixel camera with dual flash, 720p video capture, 8GB of internal memory microSD slot (with 8GB card preinstalled), and Wi-Fi connectivity (so you can connect to Boingo hotspots!). Added bonus: you get a $25 and free shipping with purchase. (Via PCMag)
  • Read it Later Pro iPad app for $0.99 through iTunes (list price: $2.99): So imagine you’re at the airport connected to Boingo Wi-Fi and you only have ten minutes before your flight boards. Unfortunately, you’d like to continue reading online but alas, your plane doesn’t have Wi-Fi. Well, not to worry with this iPad app, which lets you download and bookmark webpages to view later when you’re offline. Genius. (Via PadGadget)
  • Trispecs Bluetooth Stereo & Cellular Hands-Free Sunglasses with Carl Zeiss Lenses & Retractable Earbuds for $69 through AlphaShark (list price: $199): What’s not to like about this deal? For starters, these shades are straight up cool. Plus, they serve two needs: protecting your eyes from the sun and allowing you to talk hands-free on your cell phone. Finally — and this one takes the cake — the earbuds enable you to listen to music streamed wirelessly from your MP3 player. Four styles, free shipping — go get ’em! (Via Gadling)

About Melody Demel

Melody is Senior Manager, PR for Boingo Wireless, where she is responsible for media relations, brand building and thought leadership initiatives. Melody is a die-hard Nebraska Cornhuskers fan and retired NCAA DI college field hockey player.
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