Daily gear deals – $10 power inverter, $69 TomTom GPS unit and more

Here are the hottest gear deals for today, Sunday January 3rd 2010. Remember, these deals are often valid for just one day, so act fast before they are gone.

Today’s first deal is for an 80 watt power inverter. This device takes 12 volts from your car (or from an airplane EmPower socket), and turns it into 110 volts AC and USB power (for things like an iPod. Normally, these device sell for around $40, but one of the daily deal sites has it for just $9.99. Click here for this deal.

Now Black Friday and Christmas are behind us, all the good GPS deals appear to have vanished (or all sold out). Thankfully, Tanga still has a decent deal on a (refurbished) TomTom unit. The ONE 125 is on sale for $69.95. Click here for this deal.

Sure, Gadling may be your all time favorite online travel site, but if you still prefer reading the old fashioned way, then check out this deal on Backpacker magazine. For just $5, you get a 9 issue/12 month subscription. Click here for this deal.

And finally in today’s lineup is a deal for a combo pack of the Swiss Army Camper pocket knife with a AA LED flashlight. Normal retrail price is $73, but it is on sale today for just $22. Click here for this deal.