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Thursday: October 8, 2009

Amazon's Kindle device can now be yours for just $259.Amazon's Kindle device can now be yours for just $259.

With Wednesday's $40 reduction on the Kindle, the device now costs $259. It debuted in 2007 at $399 and started this year at $359, before another price cut in July.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Gadgets @ 7:32 AM | Tags (7) | amazon | kindle | price | cut | reduction | competition | abcnews |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 3 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: September 24, 2009

A brand new Nintendo Wii can now be yours for just $199.A brand new Nintendo Wii can now be yours for just $199.

The Nintendo announcements echoes moves by Sony and Microsoft, who have slashed the cost of the PlayStation 3 (PS3) and Xbox 360 as the countdown to Christmas shopping begins.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Video Games @ 7:42 AM | Tags (8) | 199 | cut | holidays | nintendo | price | reduction | shopping | wii |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 7 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: September 10, 2009

Reducing daily salt intake could theoretically save the country billions of dollars.Reducing daily salt intake could theoretically save the country billions of dollars.

There would be fewer cases of high blood pressure thus shaving the costs of related healthcare associated with treating it. Those associated costs are currently about $18 billion.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interesting @ 12:16 PM | Tags (7) | costs | health | nutrition | reduction | salt | savings | usa |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 11 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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