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Get a $25 iTunes gift card for $14.38

From the Cheapskate: Gift card reseller Raise has an unusually good deal on iTunes e-money. Plus: three bonus deals!

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If you routinely spend money on iTunes stuff -- books, music, movies and the like -- here's your chance to score a tidy little savings.

For a limited time, and while supplies last, you can get a $25 iTunes gift card for $14.38 when you apply promo code 10TUNES at checkout.

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This deal comes from Raise, a company that buys and resells these and other gift cards. Ostensibly the code is for new customers only, but I already had a Raise account and it was accepted at checkout. (That said, I'm not sure I've ever actually made a purchase, so I might technically still be a new customer.)

Also, depending on the available supply of $25 iTunes cards, the starting price might vary a bit. For example, in addition to the $24.38 cards, I'm seeing some priced at $24.50 -- which would give you a final price of $14.50. (Still a great deal.) It's also possible the $25 cards will run out altogether, in which case you should still be able to use the code on higher-value cards, if you're so inclined.

But $25 in iTunes credit for $14.38 is definitely the sweet spot. And that's exactly the end result: You'll receive (via email) a code to redeem in iTunes, resulting in $25 to spend as you will.

(My recommendation: Read "City of Thieves" by David Benioff, a guy you might recognize as co-creator of a little HBO show called "Game of Thrones"? The book costs $12, so you'd almost be getting it free.)

Again, I don't know how many $24.38-priced $25 iTunes gift cards Raise has on hand, nor do I know if the code will definitely work for current customers. But if you're able to snag this deal, enjoy! If not, I've got several others lined up below.

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This all-in-one plus a 1TB hard drive plus Neat cloud service, all for $119. Super-steal!


Bonus deal: The other day I shared a deal on an all-in-one inkjet. Don't need to print in color? Then you should definitely go the monochrome-laser route, as consumables will cost you a lot less. For a limited time, and while supplies last, Adorama (via Ebay) has the Ricoh SP 213Snw multifunction laser printer for $51.99, shipped. That would be a good deal on just a printer, but this one also scans and copies. It's wireless, of course, and features an auto-document feeder and 150-sheet input tray. Investigate before you buy, however, because rumor has it setup can be a hassle.

Bonus deal No. 2: While we're on the subject, Adorama proper (no Ebay this time) has another interesting AIO deal: the HP Officejet 8040 for $119, shipped. It prints, scans, copies and faxes -- all in color -- but also incorporates the Neat cloud service for killer document organization. (You can scarcely buy a Neat sheet-fed scanner alone for this price.) You also get a 1TB HP external hard drive (!) for document storage. It sells elsewhere for at least $180.

Bonus deal No. 3: In the market for a big monitor? Like, really big? FALT, and WSL (do I really have to spell those out every time?), Newegg (via Ebay) has the extremely stylish refurbished HP 27XW 27-inch LED IPS desktop monitor for $124.99, shipped. It features a streamlined white base, two (!) HDMI inputs and, unfortunately, an unknown warranty. Don't need a screen quite so large? You can also score a 24-inch HP 24UH (also refurbished) for $89.99, shipped.