Monday, July 16, 2018

Amazon Prime Day 2018 - Great Opportunity to Buy Books and Gadgets for Programmers

Many of my friends and colleagues used to wait until November to buy books, gadgets, and other computer items to get the huge discount offered on Black Friday deals, but you don't need to. Amazon is bringing Black Friday to the summer with their annual Prime Day offers. The Amazon Prime day is nothing but a one-day (precisely one and half day) shopping extravaganza, where you will get huge discounts on thousands of Amazon products including books, games, gadgets, and other computer and electronics items. So, if you are looking to buy a new laptop, a new smartphone or want to track your fitness, you can buy Fitbit and other such gadgets at a much cheaper price on Amazon prime day.

The only caveat is that in order to get the full discount, you'll need to be an Amazon Prime member, which cost around 80$ per year but if you are just looking for prime day deals, Luckily, you can sign up for a free 30-day trial of Amazon Prime here. That way, you'll be ready to go first thing in the morning, comes 16th July.

Btw, if you are a Student then you should signup for Amazon Prime Student, users can get free one-day delivery on millions of items for just $39 per year. Students get more from Prime membership, the first six months are free and customers can cancel at any time.

Let's see my list of gadgets and books I am looking to buy on this Prime day:

Amazon Prime Day best Deals 2018

Here are some of the good deals for buying books and stuff which geeks like e.g. music, games, and electronic items.

Bose Soundlink Bluetooth Speaker III—$178.01 (Save $50)
If you love music like me then you can also check out Amazon's music limited deal. In preparation for Prime Day, Amazon is offering four months of Music Unlimited to Prime members for 99p.

Amazon Prime Day deal for programmers

Arlo Q Security Camera 2-Pack—$249.99 (Save $105)
These security cameras connect to Alexa, and they record 1080p HD quality footage with audio. With this package, you'll also get 7 days of free cloud recordings.

Amazon Prime Day discount on Arlo comera

Systems Performance: Enterprise and the Cloud —$53 (Save 11.90$)
This book is on my buying list from last year, but I couldn't buy it yet. Now, the prime day is giving me another chance to get this book on discount. It is one of the best books to learn about System performance and get a holistic view about everything which affects your application performance from CPU, Memory, NIC cards, bandwidth, cloud etc.

Amazon Prime Day, Good opportunity to Buy Books and Gadgets

The official start of Amazon Prime Day is 3 p.m. EST on July 16, and it runs through one and half day, for a full 30 hours of exclusive deals. This is 6 hours more from last year. Just keep in mind that to get any discount on Amazon prime day, you'll need to be an Amazon Prime member. If you are not, then you should sign up for a free 30-day trial of Amazon Prime here.

That's all about Amazon prime day. It's a great opportunity to buy your long cherished products e.g. Bose Bluetooth speakers or headset. If you are an Amazon Prime members then you already know the benefits of being a Prime member, but if you are not, I suggest you try out the 30-day trial of Amazon Prime and check out prime day deals.

Though you just need to be little careful, it's very addictive and once you log in to buy one item, you end up buying 10 more items. It happened to me in past when I shopped birthday gift and return gifts for my children in few month in advance.

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Let me know what you bought and if you found anything worth sharing with us, maybe a nice shiny gadget at 50% discount :-)

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