Black Friday isn't just for phones, laptops and TVs. You can also find sweet deals on essentials like storage to back up your Mac or PC, increase your phone, game console or camera storage, or boost the capacity of your desktop, laptop or NAS. Here's the deal on the deals below: These offers are current as of Nov. 13, and include Best Buy, Staples, Newegg and Office Depot. Times are local unless otherwise specified.CNET may get a share of revenue from the sale of the products featured on this page.We link to the current listing at the retailer's website when one is available, but you may not see sale pricing reflected on the page until the sale begins. Samsung 860 EVO 1TB 2.5-Inch SATA III Internal SSD for $130 Samsung Samsung's best-selling solid state drive for consumers is $130 for Black Friday. This drive will not only speed up booting the system and launching games and software, but with 1TB storage, you're not sacrificing storage for speed. The deal … [Read more...] about Best Black Friday 2018 deals: Storage, SSD, flash drive discounts
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NBN Co has gone back to the drawing board in an effort to come up with changes to a key agreement governing its wholesale operations that will offer it flexibility but be acceptable to Australia’s competition and consumer watchdog. NBN Co has withdrawn a series of proposed changes to the Special Access Undertaking (SAU) after the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) expressed concern over some of the revisions. The SAU is a key document governing NBN Co’s role as a wholesale-only network operator and sets out price and non-price terms relating to access to the company's infrastructure. NBN Co in 2016 lodged proposed changes to the SAU that would have reflected its shift to a multi-technology mix (MTM) model for the NBN rollout (the SAU was originally lodged with the ACCC in 2013). In March 2017 the ACCC expressed concern over some of NBN Co’s proposals, which the competition watchdog said may have the effect of eroding its oversight of parts of the … [Read more...] about ACCC wary of NBN price shock for telcos, consumers
Deeply discounted bud is on the menu in California, but you need to act fast to cash in on the cheap weed. Regulations being phased in six months after the state broadly legalized marijuana require that pot sold after Saturday meet strict quality standards, so retailers unloading untested inventory are offering blowout prices. Deep discounts on everything from edibles to joints reflect the last days of the heady first phase of legal recreational pot. They could be followed by empty shelves as many stores scramble to restock with properly tested and packaged products. "You can smell it. There's a certain desperation from stores that bought too much and they have to dump it," said John Atari, CEO of Source Cannabis Farms, a licensed cultivator in Los Angeles. "There's going to be a big shortage of clean product come July 1." On Jan. 1, California and its population of nearly 40 million people became a "recreational marijuana" state. A majority (58 percent) of Americans, or more than … [Read more...] about Bargain basement bud: Pot shops cut prices ahead of new rules
Brian Melley, Associated Press Updated 1:36 am, Wednesday, June 27, 2018 Now Playing: California marijuana shops are selling untested pot at bargain prices ahead of strict quality and safety standards. Beginning July 1, all cannabis for sale must meet these standards or be destroyed. (June 27) Media: Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — Bargain basement bud is on the menu in California, but you need to act fast to cash in on the cheap weed. Regulations being phased in six months after the state broadly legalized marijuana require that pot sold after Saturday meet strict quality standards, so retailers unloading untested inventory are offering blowout prices. Deep discounts on everything from edibles to joints reflect the last days of the heady first phase of legal recreational pot. They could be followed by empty shelves as many stores scramble to restock with properly tested and packaged products. "You can smell it. There's a certain desperation from … [Read more...] about California pot shops slash prices ahead of new testing rules
If you've been waiting for a price cut before plunking down your hard-earned cash to buy an unlocked BlackBerry Passport, tonight we have some good news. For a limited time only, those in the U.S. and Canada can buy the top-of-the-line 'Berry for $499 USD and $599 CAD, respectively. The prices reflect a discount of $50 USD in the states and $100 CAD in Canada. The deals are available directly from BlackBerry's own ShopBlackBerry website.Just in case you've forgotten the specs, the BlackBerry Passport is equipped with a 4.5-inch screen with a 1:1 aspect ratio and a 1440 x 1440 resolution. A Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 SoC is under the hood, carrying a quad-core 2.2GHz CPU and the Adreno 330 GPU. 3GB of RAM is inside along with 32GB of internal storage. The 128GB capacity microSD slot is available for those requiring additional memory. A 13MP camera graces the back of the unit and features OIS, and a front-facing 2MP shooter is ready to snap your selfies. A 3450mAh battery keeps the lights … [Read more...] about Unlocked BlackBerry Passport price cut by BlackBerry in Canada and the U.S.