Morning Deals Round-Up

• A rather stylish, eerily glowing Razer Copperhead 2000dpi Laser Gaming Mouse or $34.99 awaits at Woot!. It’s wired, so you can use it to swing your laptop around your head.

• Many of us find the iPod Shuffle’s lack of control over your music pretty enraging: only Apple would streamline a device so much that the inability to navigate it would be listed as a feature. But if you’re both cheap and trendy, Outpost is selling 512MB refurbished iPod Shuffles for $40 bucks.

• Hello, dandies! Amazon has a sale of up to 75% on most dress shirts.

Highlights from Dealhack

Save 10%-20% off 8 Top Digital Cameras & Camcorders at Dell Home

Soyo Onyx 32-inch HD-Ready LCD TV $599 at MacConnection

Linksys CIT200 Cordless Skype VoIP Phone $80 at Circuit City

Brother MFC-210C Color Flatbed All-in-One Printer $60 at Staples

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  1. Falconfire says:

    I wouldnt part with my Shuffle for the world. The people who knock it are the people who dont understand for the most part

    1) people dont look at the screen even when they have one on these smaller MP3 players

    2) people dont realize how utterly useless the screens ON these small MP3 players are.

    3) people dont know how to manage their fucking music to make sure they dont put songs they wont listen to on them.

    Way too often I have friends who’s creative and iRiver players have cracked screens because of a accidental drop on the floor or what have you at the gym. Hell the number of times I have dropped my Shuffle would have cracked the screen by now.

  2. etinterrapax says:

    I got the Shuffle. I had an idea that the long battery life would be ideal for my main use of my iPod–listening to audiobooks. I like the screen on my Mini, but I don’t need my whole music or audiobook catalogue with me at all times. If I have only one or two items on the drive, a Shuffle is perfect.

    I haven’t upgraded to a Nano or a video or photo iPod because I think they have feature bloat. I could have video with me all the time, but I really don’t need to be any more media-addicted than I already am. Photos, ditto, narcissism.

    Feature bloat is my primary complaint about iRivers, too. Those things are enormous and wayyyy too complicated. Friends of ours bought one for their eight-year-old son, and I couldn’t say so, but I have no idea what they were thinking. Especially since they can’t figure it out, he couldn’t figure it out, and it’s sat unused for seven months because they thought it would be better than an iPod. Wasteful.