While Christmas shopping recently, Better Half discovered that Amazon has a dedicated, actual, honest-to-God storefront named Zombie Apocalypse Supplies.
This store has such categories as "Brain Protection" and "Duct Tape".
I might be at a loss for words.
If you buy any of your basic electronic cables from anyone other than Amazon, you are overpaying.
In fact, Amazon seems to be taking the “make cheap electronic accessories” market by storm…
[Update] As commenters have pointed out, MonoPrice is even cheaper than Amazon.com, with the latter’s only advantage being free shipping over $25. [/Update]
Anecdotally, when I hit up the Borders sale in our area, it took a 30% markdown to get their prices anywhere near what I could procure online (except on certain things like Feed and Deadline, but those were only 10% off), and even then, I very carefully checked every book I purchased through my Google Shopper app to ensure that the prices I remembered were accurate.
Turns out, that was a very good idea: [...]
Get a $20 Amazon.com gift card for only $10, but you have to purchase by the end of the day.
Works for me! (And yes, from all appearances this is legit – look up “Living Social” and “Groupon”.)
So back in September, before our European vacation, I gave Better Half a WiFi-only Kindle (“newest”/3rd version) and since then, I have lost track of the number of books she has read on it, and it has accompanied us on that aforementioned trip, out to visit my parents in Seattle, and all over the country as she uses it during her business travels.
Unfortunately, this is also the third unit we have had in [...]