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News that caught my eye this week

Little secrets of ‘out-of-business’ sales

Was your trip to CircuitCity a disappointment? Mine sure was. Everything that was on sale is now at regular price with a mere 10% off taken on top. This CNN Money article goes over some aspects of these liquidation sales and explains how things really work under the hood.

Expired food for sale? Why not!

Tough economic times create issues for some and business opportunities for others. A good example is a family owned UK site selling expired but edible food at a discount. It appears their business is booming and they currently have a 12-day backlog of orders due to a healthy demand for their products. I wonder if there is a US equivalent to this website? (via)

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People - free download

The famous book by by Stephen R. Covey which sold over 15 million copies in 38 languages can be downloaded for free in Audible format using this link. To listen this book you will need to create a free account at and download their proprietary software. (via)

Save Money by Making Your Own Ringtones

LifeHacker links to a very simple online web app that will let you upload an MP3 or WMA music file, set some parameters like length and fading, and will generate a ringtone for your phone. You can then send the resulting file to you phone in SMP or e-mail message or save it on your computer desktop. (via)

Senate delays digital TV transition plans

Just as I expected the deadline for moving to digital TV has been moved. The new date is June 12. Do you have an analog TV? Have you installed a converter box yet? I am still lingering. I already received my coupon but haven’t purchased the box. For more info on the DTV transition go to this website. (via)

Notebook case free after rebate at Circuit City

Update 07/23: Circuit City has just changed the offer to require a laptop purchase to qualify for the rebate

The notebook bag I bought in May for $6.99 helped me a lot during my trip to Ukraine. This notebook case from Circuit City is not as cool looking but it is very hard to argue the price tag, which is $0 after the $40 mail-in rebate.

Not available online. Visit your local Circuit City to get it. Here is the product description from Circuit City website. Click on the image below for more details.

Verge Professional Notebook Case (VBASIC17)

Notebook protection: The Verge Professional Case includes interior storage pockets and a removable divider to secure your notebook.
Added features: This case features a detachable shoulder strap, rear trolley strap along with front and rear pockets for additional storage.
Easy fit: This backpack holds notebooks with screens up to 17”

 Verge Professional Notebook Case

Stylish notebook bag for $6.99 after rebate

This is one stylish looking notebook bag that Circuit City currently sells for $6.99 after $10 mail in rebate. I think I am going to get one myself. The customer reviews on Circuit City web site are pretty favorable.

Available for purchase in store only. I checked availability and it is in stock in all three Circuit City stores in my area.

Click on the image to see the product details. The mail in rebate expires June 30, 2007 but I expect it be out of stock much sooner.

Notebook Bag

50-pack of blank DVD’s for $11.99 from Circuit City

Circuit City offers a 50-pack of blank DVD’s for just $11.99. The DVD’s are available in both DVD+R and DVD-R formats.

No refunds, not coupons, the only trick is — you have to pick it up at your local store. Click on one of the images below to get this deal.

50-pack of TDK DVD+R for $11.99


50-pack of TDK DVD-R for $11.99


$40 off $199 Circuit City in-store coupon

Update 01/31: Circuit City has prematurely expired the promotion. Here is the message from the website:

Circuit City is no longer participating in the AllConnect “Getting You Plugged In” Coupon Offers.

Because an error in production regarding limitations occurred, we had no choice but to expire this offer. We apologize for any convenience or disappointment this may cause you, our valued customer.

Promotions as good as this one don’t come very often from Circuit City.

To redeem print this page and go to your local Circuit City. Having trouble printing the page? Here a link to a PDF file. The offer expires March 31, 2007.

CircuitCity coupon

Source: SlickDeals Forums (via WiredDeals)

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