WD TV mini media player and WD Elements bundle, only $59
Newegg.com's Shell Shocker deal of the day for today (8/23/10) is on the Western Digital WD TV mini media player (model no. WDBAAL0000NBK-NESN) and Western Digital Elements 120GB external hard drive (model no. WDBAAR1200ABK-NESN) bundle. Alone these items cost $49.99 and $39.99 respectively, but together you save $30, making the total cost only $59.98. That's about $33 less than buying these items individually somewhere else. FREE shipping is included and sales tax applies for residents of California, New Jersey, New York, and Tennessee. The WD media player can stream the contents of any USB hard drive directly to your HDTV in 720p or 1080i resolution via the component output.
The similar Seagate FreeAgent Theater+ HD media player works with the FreeAgent Go portable hard drive, and does essentially the same task as the WD media player, although it costs $69.99 after a $30 price drop at Newegg.com as well. PCConnectionExpress.com has the Western Digital WD TV Live network-ready HD media player with HDMI output for $99.95 with FREE shipping. JR.com has an all-in-one solution, the Iomega ScreenPlay Plus HD media player with 1TB of built-in hard drive space, it was $169.99, but is now $124.99 after a $45 price break.