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Amazon Prime Day Countdown Deals, July 8th tech deals

In case you missed the announcement a few days ago, Amazon announced the second iteration of Amazon Prime Day, set for July 12th. In the meantime, the retail giant has been offering several Countdown Deals each day to whet your appetite for the big day. These deals have included a decent variety of items, and you can keep track of the deals as they happen at the Amazon Prime Day landing page. We’re detailing a couple of the tech-related deals that you can get as they come up on the Countdown Deals. There are a few items of interest in today’s deals, so let’s get to it!

Just a reminder before we begin: as with last year, Amazon Prime Day deals and Prime Day Countdown Deals will be open to Prime subscribers only. Not a Prime member? Sign up for a free 30 day trial and see what Prime has to offer. Already a Prime member but want to give the gift of Prime to a friend or family member? That’s easy to do as well. Without further ado, on to the deals!

Anker PowerCore 2100

Anker PowerCore BatteryIf you’ve been playing Pokémon GO, you may notice your phone’s battery dying at an accelerated rate. Ingress players have been in your shoes, and already know that a portable battery will be your best friend. Amazon has a deal on an external battery that will keep you playing for hours. This battery is 66% off, and available for $26.99.

  • The Anker Advantage: Join the 10 million+ powered by our leading technology.
  • Ultra-High Capacity: Weighs as little as a can of soup (12.5 oz) yet charges the iPhone 6s seven times, the Galaxy S6 five times or the iPad mini 4 twice.
  • Fast Charging Technology: PowerIQ and VoltageBoost combine to deliver the fastest possible charge (does not support Qualcomm Quick Charge). Recharges itself in *10 hours with a 2 amp charger, phone chargers (generally 1 amp) may take up to 20 hours.
  • Certified Safe: Anker’s MultiProtect safety system ensures complete protection for you and your devices.
  • What You Get: Anker PowerCore 20100 Portable Charger, Micro USB cable, travel pouch, welcome guide, our fan-favorite 18-month warranty and friendly customer service. Lightning cable for iPhone / iPad sold separately.
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Lumee Selfie Case for iPhone

Lumee Selfie CaseIf you love to take selfies, you probably already know that lighting can be an issue. Pictures are just better when they are lit properly, and the front-facing camera on your iPhone doesn’t have a flash. Lumee comes to your rescue with their light up iPhone cases. Available for nearly every recent model of iPhone and available in multiple colors, you might want to check this out if you are a selfie maniac. All cases are 25% off, for a new price of $37.99.

  • Dimmer switch to control light output and let you control the light.
  • Rechargeable battery and charging cord. Long lasting battery that works Independently of your Phone.
  • Tough, impact resistant plastic. Your Phone is snug and safe with the Lumee case. The Lumee provides great protection – it withstands drop tests
  • Light at the tip of your fingers. Perfect lighting is just a click away with an easy on/off switch.

From the looks of things, this could double as a great flashlight in a pinch as well.

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Altec Lansing Life Jacket 2 Bluetooth Speaker

Altec Lansing Life Jacket SpeakerSometimes you just need a rugged waterproof, dustproof Bluetooth Speaker to get you through the day. The Altec Lansing Life Jacket 2 looks to fill that need. It can be had for 47% off with a Prime Deal price of $74.99.

  • Boasting a heavy-duty, washable rubberized skin that is everything proof- IP67 rated -waterproof, dustproof and shockproof; and it floats so the music will play on- no matter what.
  • Be impressed with amazing sound quality- dual 2.0″ neodymium drivers, a passive radiator design, Altec Lansing DSP audio enhancement technology, aptX CD-quality wireless audio and a bigger power amp, it pumps out huge volume along with crisp, clear sound.
  • Unique elliptical-shaped form factor that raises the style bar, and at just one pound and 7.5″ x 3.125″ x 2.825″, the speaker is not much bigger than a wallet
  • Packed with added features including a 40-hour battery life, speakerphone with spoken caller ID and battery level, voice confirmation pairing and it accepts voice commands, NFC compatible and a power supply for smartphones or other devices.
  • Mountable with mounting bracket included
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Polaroid Cube HD Action Camera

Polaroid Cube HD Lifestyle Action CameraCatch all of your action on camera with the fun-sized Polaroid Cube. With an integrated magnet, this roughly 1″ cube will stick to any metal surface, and with other mounting options available you’ll be able to take it anywhere to capture all of your crazy antics. The 1080P HD model is available for $64.99, 35% off.

  • World’s Funnest, Cutest Lifestyle Action Camera in Tiny Cubic Package. Not Wi-Fi compatible.
  • 6MP CMOS Sensor for Crisp Images; Selectable 720p or 1080p Video Rate
  • 124-Degree Wide-Angle Lens Effortlessly Captures Big, Vibrant Scenes
  • Built-In Rechargeable Battery Records 90 Continuous Minutes Per Charge
  • Mounts Magnetically or w/Clip for a World of Exciting Action Applications
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Crosley Cruiser II Portable Turntable

Crosley Cruiser II Portable TurntableSay you want to listen to some tunes on the go, but you want to listen to those tunes on vinyl. Some swear by records as the best way you can listen to music, and if you’re in that camp you can grab the Crosley Cruiser II portable turntable in several different styles/colors for $59.99, a 33% savings off of the regular price of $89.95.

  • Plays 3 speeds: 33 1/3, 45, and 78 RPM records
  • Battery powered for ultimate portability; AC power Adapter included
  • Dynamic full-range stereo speakers
  • Auxiliary input lets you connect your smartphone or Mp3 player
  • RCA and headphone Jack outputs
  Purchase on Amazon

Do any of these Countdown Deals interest you? Is there anything you’d particularly like to see during the final days of the Countdown Deals? Tell us what you think in the comment section below, or on Google+, Facebook, or Twitter.

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