Daily gear deals: $5 Timex travel alarm clock, $49 SwissGear backpack and more

Here are Gadling’s hottest daily gear deals for today, Sunday February 20, 2011. Remember, these deals are often valid for just one day, so act fast before they are gone.

Today’s first deal is for a Timex travel alarm clock. This compact clock features Indiglo, a twist-to-set alarm knob and a built in flashlight. On sale for $4.99 at 1saleaday.com.

Next up is a solar powered battery packup pack. Inside the solar charger is a Lithium-Polymer battery which can be recharged using the sun, or the included wall adapter. Package includes and assortment of mobile phone charging tips. On sale for $13.99, click here for this deal.

Today’s third deal is for the Canon G12 pro-grade point and shoot digital camera. This is one of the best choices if you want to stick with point and shoot and not upgrade to a large(r) digital SLR. Camera features HD video, swiveling display and a 5x optical zoom. Price recently dropped from $499 down to $419. Click here for this deal.

And finally in today’s lineup is a SwissGear computer backpack with a 50% discount. Pack can hold laptops up to 16″, and features an air-flow back support, water bottle pocket and special pockets to hold your music player. On sale for $49.99, click here for this deal.