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BEST TECH DEALS

If youā€™re ready to make the leap to a projector-based home theater, but your budget is tight, you wonā€™t find a better value than this $470 Optoma.

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Todayā€™s deal is $8o less than youā€™ll find elsewhere around the web, and a great bargain for a 1080p projector with a respectably bright 3200 lumen bulb, which is plenty bright to enjoy your home theater in the daytime, especially with the curtains drawn. Just note that itā€™s only available today, and could very well sell out early.


Anker PowerPort Cube | $21 | Amazon | Promo code ANKERA27
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Weā€™ve seen power cubes with more ports and outlets from other manufacturers, but Ankerā€™s take on the category has a few nice touches. While it leaves one side of the cube empty, it does come with adhesive pads that let you mount it on a wall or underneath a desk, and its standard 5' power cable is detachable, meaning you could swap in a longer or shorter one if necessary (Update: Sorry, I was wrong about that). Get it for $21 today with promo code ANKERA27.


Anker PowerWave 7.5W Qi Charging Pad | $32 | Amazon | Promo code POWERAAA
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Ankerā€™s latest Qi charger is back on sale, and itā€™s one of the few pads you can buy outside of an Apple Store that supports 7.5W iPhone charging (only available on the iPhone X, 8, and 8 Plus), rather than just 5W. Itā€™s marked down to $32 right now, which is $8 less than usual, and a match for the best price weā€™ve ever seen.

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In addition to 7.5W iOS charging, it also supports 10W charging for compatible Samsung phones, thanks to the included Quick Charge 3.0 wall charger which supplies enough amperage to support the faster speeds.


Oontz Angle Bluetooth Speaker | $20 | Amazon
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The original OontZ Angle is one of our readersā€™ five favorite water resistant Bluetooth speakers, and you can grab it for just $20 on Amazon right now, matching the best price weā€™ve ever seen. You canā€™t actually submerge this one like you can some newer Bluetooth speakers, but it can take a splash or two from the pool.


Apple AirPods | $145 | Amazon
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Update: This sale is back, if you missed it on Tuesday.

For a long time, Appleā€™s AirPods were hard to find in stock. Now, Amazon not only has them available with Prime shipping, theyā€™re actually about $15 off today. Needless to say, these donā€™t go on sale often, so if theyā€™ve been on your wishlist, you should pull the trigger. Iā€™ve had mine since they launched, and theyā€™re my favorite Apple product since the iPhone 4.


TaoTronics Laptop Standing Desk | $66 | Amazon | Promo code KINJATT1
TaoTronics Folding Laptop Desk | $29 | Amazon | Promo code KINJATT3
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If you do a lot of work on a laptop, a pair of deals today can make the experience just a little more comfortable.

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Iā€™m willing to bet that the more popular deal of the two will be this foldable table, which would work on a couch, in bed, or even as a makeshift standing desk. The table top even tilts to put the keyboard at a more comfortable typing angle. Get it for $29 with promo code KINJATT3.

If youā€™re mostly interested in the standing desk aspect of that table, this model will bring your laptop even higher, and has nice touches like a curved wrist rest. I wouldnā€™t use it as a full-time standing deskā€”youā€™d want your screen to be at eye level for thatā€”but itā€™s great for short bursts of focused work. Plus, you can use it on any desk, or even your kitchen counter. Use code KINJATT1 to get it for $66, or $14 off.


Aukey 4-Port Charger | $16 | Amazon | Promo code AUKEY048
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Between phones, tablets, wearables, e-readers, and battery packs, you probably have at least four devices that you need to keep charged when youā€™re traveling, and this portable charger from Aukey can juice them all up for just $16 with promo code AUKEY048. It even has foldable prongs to take up less space in your luggage.


Anker PowerLine+ 6' Lightning Cable | $13 | Amazon | Promo code ANKER229
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If you own an iPhone, you should keep an extra long Lightning cable in your travel bag. As you probably well know, a shocking number of hotels and Airbnbs, and a less shocking number of airports donā€™t put power outlets in places that make sense, so a long cable gives you a lot more flexibility for getting a charge.

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This 6' PowerLine+ model from Anker is nylon-wrapped, kevlar reinforced, and just generally great to use. It even comes with a pouch so it wonā€™t get tangled in your bag. Get it for just $13 today with promo code ANKER229.


VPNs have been in the news, and whether you want to get around video geoblocks, circumvent proxy filters, or just keep prying eyes out of your browsing data while using sketchy public Wi-Fi, reader-favorite Private Internet Access has a deal to fit your needs.

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Last month, they offered our readers $10 off two year memberships, but this time around, you get a few more choices, ranging from a quick taste of the service to an extended commitment with additional savings:

These deals are only for our readers, but we arenā€™t sure how long theyā€™ll be available, so go ahead and sign up while you can.

BEST HOME DEALS

If youā€™ve ever eaten at a nice steakhouse, you were probably eating sous-vide meat. Hereā€™s a secret though: Itā€™s really easy to get those kinds of results at home. Amazonā€™s listing this best-sellingĀ Anova sous-vide circulator for $70 today, which with the notable exception of Prime Day is one of the best deals weā€™ve ever seen on one of these.

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Lifehacker has a great explainer on sous vide cooking for you to check out, but the basic idea is that you seal the food in a bags, and then cook it in precisely heated water over a longer period of time. It sounds weird, kind of like food hot tub, but the result is food thatā€™s cooked to the exact right temperature all the way through.


Aller-Ease 4.5' Body Pillow | $12 | Amazon
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Hugging a pillow while you sleep is a whole lot cooler than hugging a 98 degree human, and you can grab this 4.5' long pillow for just $11 today, so your wallet can rest easy.


Excalibur Food Dehydrator | $192 | Amazon
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Have you tried to buy jerky lately? Itā€™s expensive as hell! Luckily, you can make your own at home with this $192 highly-rated Excalibur food dehydrator. It boasts 15 square feet of dehydrating surface area, and of course, can be used to make your own dried herbs, fruits, and vegetables.

From our deal researcher, Corey:

My wife owns the dehydrator thatā€™s on sale. I donā€™t think Iā€™ve used store-bought chili powder, basil, dill, oregano, thyme, or a dozen other herbs and spices in the last two years. The Excalibur is legit in a dehydrator class of its own.

We saw this machine down to $155 on Prime Day, but if you donā€™t want to wait around for another steep drop, todayā€™s price is worth checking out. This deal will only last through the end of the day or until product sells out, so donā€™t wait for the sale to dry up.


This $287 Masterbuilt 40-inch electric smoker makes cooking jerky, brisket, or (insert meat of your choice) as easy as dropping in some wood chips and hitting a few buttons. With 975 square inches of cooking space, itā€™s great for cookouts and family meal prepping. This model even has a remote control so you change the smokerā€™s target temperature from the comfort of your couch. Todayā€™s $287 price is a decent discount from its $315 price tag and the best price weā€™ve seen since mid-May.


Lodge 8" Cast Iron Skillet | $10 | Amazon
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The humble and inexpensive cast iron skillet is one of most important pieces of cooking gear you can own, and Lodgeā€™s highly-rated 8ā€ model is back down to $10 on Amazon, albeit as an add-on item. Obviously, this is too small to be your main skillet, but itā€™s great if youā€™re just cooking for yourself, or heating up some side dishes.


Tiger Rick Cooker with Food Steamer, 5.5 cup | $145 | Rakuten | Use code TIGR24
Tiger Rick Cooker with Food Steamer, 10 cup | $165 | Rakuten | Use code TIGR24
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Tiger might not be the most well-known brand name here in the States, but the Japanese company has been making rice cookers for nearly 100 years, and two of them are $24 off today.

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These can also function as food steamers and slow cookers and, unlike cheaper rice cookers, they actively monitor the temperature to optimize cook times and temperatures for each meal.

Take your pick between the 5.5 cup or the 10 cup. Just remember, youā€™ll need to log into a Rakuten account and enter the promo code TIGR24 at checkout.


Cafflano Kompact Coffee Maker | $36 | MassDrop

The Cafflano Klassic is one of our favorite portable coffee makers, and while the Kompact version doesnā€™t include a built-in burr grinder, it is even more suitcase-friendly than the original, and a lot cheaper to boot. It normally sells for $60, but MassDrop will sell you one for $36, if you hurry.


If youā€™ve been patiently waiting for a simplehuman trash can to go on sale, todayā€™s your lucky day. This 10 gallon stainless steel step can is $30 off, the best discount weā€™ve seen in a year, and just $2 away from its all-time low price.

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I know $100 for a trash can seems like a lot, but our readers love them, theyā€™re easy to clean, and theyā€™ll last forever.


Victorinoxā€™s Fibrox 8ā€ chefā€™s knife is one of your favorite chefā€™s knives period, and by far the best value in the industry. Itā€™s also the knife Iā€™ve used almost every day for almost five years. Amazon has it for $29 right now, which is an absolute steal for the quality youā€™re getting.


Our readers have bought thousands upon thousands of Rubbermaid Easy Find Lid food storage sets over the years, and todayā€™s a great day to upgrade to the Premier version for the best price weā€™ve seen since January.

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Compared to the originals, these feature a stronger plastic base which is better at resisting stains and smells, and lids that snap to the bottom of their containers, so theyā€™re easier to store together. At just over a dollar per piece, todayā€™s a good day to stock up.


Expo Low Odor Dry Erase Markers | $6 | Amazon
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Almost everyone can use a few dry erase markers, even if you donā€™t have a dry erase board. This 8-count set is just $6 right now, which is a couple bucks off the usual and just in time for Back to School.


Purell Automatic Disinfectant Dispenser | $9 | Amazon
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You know those automated Purell machines you see in doctorā€™s offices, airports, and other public places? You can install one in your own home for just $9. I could see putting one in the garage so that everyone can disinfect when arriving home, so they donā€™t bring germs inside.

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Just note that it doesnā€™t come with any actual Purell, but you can find various options in the ā€œCustomers who bought this item also boughtā€ section on the product page.


Bringing your breakfast or lunch to work with crowded break room fridges and microwaves can be a hassle. But, with this Thermos food jar, you can skip the break room altogether and keep your food at its optimal temperature. Hot food will stay warm up in this jar for up to 7 hours, and cold food will keep for 9.

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At just $20 today, or around $5 off, this is a no-brainer. It even comes with its own spoon.


Itā€™s not quite as wide-ranging as some of Icelandairā€™s Europe sales, but if you havenā€™t seen the Northern Lights yet, you can get away to Iceland this summer with roundtrip flights from the US to Reykjavik from $309.

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This sale is limited to a few major cities, and the promotional period varies by your departure city, but youā€™re generally looking at a winter trip, so bundle up. Some recommendations from our summer Iceland packing guide still apply though.


The Claw | $19 | Malboro & Kane | Use code KINJADEALS

The Claw claims to be the worldā€™s smallest multitool, and thereā€™s really no reason to doubt it. Roughly the same length as a penny, the little piece of titanium can open bottles and paint cans, turn screws, wedge open key rings, remove staples, and most critically of all, open up boxes that you ordered from Kinja Deals. Get it for $19 today (down from $29) with our exclusive promo code KinjaDeals.


Zero Grid Passport Wallet | $19 | Amazon | Use code P7GOSGWQ
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If youā€™re headed out of the country, your normal wallet probably isnā€™t going cut it. This Zero Grid RFID-blocking passport wallet on the other hand, has space for your passport, 10 credit cards and some cash. Youā€™ll save $4 after entering code P7GOSGWQ at checkout, bringing the price down to $19.


Peak Design Travel Line | Kickstarter
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Peak Design, maker of our readersā€™ favorite camera bags, is diving headfirst into the travel market, and you can save on its entire new travel line by backing it on Kickstarter.

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Consisting of a backpack, a tech cube, a toiletry cube, packing cubes, and specialty camera cubes, you can mix and match various parts of the line depending on your needs for any given trip.

The thing that really sets the system apart is the backpackā€™s flexibility. You can unzip it from the back, the front, the top, or even the side while itā€™s dangling on one shoulder. You can carry it like a backpack, like a suitcase, or slip it over your luggage handle. The optional cubes are designed to fit snugly inside the backpack without any wasted space, and a small outer compartment can hold some additional flat items like clothing and documents. You can also unzip an expansion zipper to increase the backpackā€™s capacity from 45L to 55L, and even remove the divider between the compartments to use it as one big-ass duffel bag. It really is a bag for all occasions.

Weā€™ve been fans of Peak Design for awhile now, and one thing that stands out about their products, besides the fact that theyā€™re universally excellent, is that they hardly ever go on sale. So while this Kickstarter isnā€™t expected to ship rewards until December, you stand to save over 20% by backing it early. Trust us, once the travel line comes out, youā€™ll be waiting a long time for another deal that good.


BEST LIFESTYLE DEALS

Coming soon to a lakefront bachelorette party near you: These 10-fo0t-tall inflatable unicorn and flamingo floats. They hold up to 6 people, include a built-in cooler and cup holders, and will certainly catch the eye of everyone else around.

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Theyā€™re typically priced at around $250, so todayā€™s $185 is probably worth it for the Instagram pics alone.


Luxury Skin Care Sample Box | $20 | Amazon
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Feed your skin care addiction. Pick up a $20 Amazon Sample Box full of luxury skin care samples, and receive equivalent credit to use on select luxury beauty products. Itā€™s basically free money that you can use to further your beauty obsession.


Breed Jupiter Sunglasses | $27 | Daily Steals | Promo code KJJUPITER
Breed Lynx Sunglasses | $27 | Daily Steals | Promo code KJJUPITER
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Breedā€™s sunglasses feature aluminum frames, spring-loaded hinges, and polarized lenses, making them a steal at $27 with promo code KJJUPITER (for the Jupiters) or KJLYNX (for the Lynx). These sunglasses sell for $99 or more elsewhere on the web, so note those promo codes and <sunglasses fall from the sky onto my face> deal with it.


2-Pack ReNu Contact Solution | $9 | Amazon | Clip the $5 coupon and use Subscribe & Save
2-Pack Biotrue Contact Solution | $11 | Amazon | Clip the $5 coupon and use Subscribe & Save
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Of all the things you can run out of in your bathroom, contact solution might be the most annoying. You can always squeeze a little more toothpaste out of the tube, but once you find an empty bottle of contact solution, youā€™re either making a late night run to the pharmacy, or sacrificing a pair of perfectly good contacts.

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Today on Amazon, you can save $5 on a 2-pack of ReNu lens solution, bringing the pack down to $9 if you use Subscribe & Save. If you prefer Biotrue, that also has a $5 coupon that brings it down to $11, again, with Subscribe & Save.


$10 off $40 In Summer Essentials | Amazon
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For a limited time, Amazonā€™s taking $10 off when you spend $40 on summer essentials, which in Amazonā€™s mind means sunscreen, plus menā€™s and womenā€™s razors, and feminine hygiene products. Other than the sunscreen, Iā€™m not sure why the others are summer-specific products, but itā€™s stuff you probably need to buy anyway, so you might as well save some money.


Ozark Trail Folding Camping Table | $16 | Walmart
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Just in time for tailgating season, this Ozark Trail camping table is an all-in-one fabric table with two seats and critically, two cupholders. When not in use, you can even fold it up and store it in the corner of your garage. Not bad for $16.


Semi-Annual Sale | Backcountry
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If you need anything for the outdoors, Backcountry has it on sale. Take up to 50% off over 20,000 (seriously) items from brands like Arcā€™teryx, The North Face, Mammut, Prana, Mountain Hardware, Marmot, Patagonia, list keeps going. Outerwear, layering pieces, bags, and more are discounted, so maybe itā€™s time to think about going for a end of summer camping trip.


Select Sunglasses For $22, or Three For $60 | Prive Revaux | Promo code blowout25
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PrivƩ Revaux turned the sunglass industry on its head last year with a wide variety of attractive frames for just $30 each, but you can get a selection for 25% off today, or three for $60 with promo code blowout25. This deal is only available on a subset of frames, but there are some good options in there.


Extra 20% off select sale styles | Nike | Use code HOT20
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Itā€™s the perfect time to plan for a a big run (or finish off training for an upcoming race). Nike has the perfect sale for those of us that need to update their workout wardrobe, because god knows how long youā€™ve had those leggings or basketball shorts for. For the next few days, theyā€™re taking an extra 20% off almost 1,300 sale styles for men, women, and kids with promo code HOT20. Everything from running tights to sneakers to sports bras is included.


Nordstrom Anniversary Sale
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Update: Get your orders in this weekend, this sale ends Monday

What sets the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale apart from other sale is the fact that none of the items are old or cast-offs. The basis of the sale is showcasing incoming products for the fall season and letting customers buy them at sale prices.

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Itā€™s been going on for a couple weeks now, so we though weā€™d round up our favorite deals that are still live and kickinā€™. Let us know what your favorites are (or what you picked up) in the comments.

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BEST MEDIA DEALS

The Handmaidā€™s Tale: Season One | $20 | Walmart
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If you donā€™t have a Hulu subscription, or would just rather have the Emmy-award-winning series on Blu-ray, you can pick up from Walmart for just $20. Praise be.


Scratch Off Essential Graphic Novel Poster | Pop Chart Lab | 20% off with promo code STANDUPCOMICS, including mounting accessories
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Pop Chart Labā€™s latest creation is a scratch-off poster commemorating 49 essential graphic novels. Thy stylized covers are drab and grey at first, but when you scratch them off as you collect the comics, they reveal more color and surprising details. Get it for 20% off this week (including any bundled frames or poster rails) with promo code STANDUPCOMICS.

BEST GAMING DEALS

Humble Monthly
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Humble Monthly remains one of the best deals in gaming, and for the first time ever, you get a choice of this monthā€™s early access titles. For just $12, youā€™ll get instant access to Sniper Elite 4, Tales of Berseria, and Staxel, or, you can forego those games and opt for a copy of Rise of the Tomb Raider instead.

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Plus, more unannounced games will unlock in early September for all subscribers. As always, Humble Monthly is only $12 per month (or $11 if you prepay for a full year), and every game you get is yours to keep forever, even if you cancel.


Playerunknownā€™s Battlegrounds [Xbox One] | $12 | Microsoft
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If youā€™re tired of getting owned repeatedly by Fortnite teens who are really good at building, try PUBG, where youā€™ll either get owned repeatedly by teens who are simply better at video games than you, or where youā€™ll hide in a bathroom for long stretches of time. Itā€™s just $12 on Xbox One right now, the best price weā€™ve ever seen.


Nintendo NES Classic | $60 | Amazon
2-Pack 10' Controller Extension Cables | $9 | Amazon
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The NES Classic (which is actually in-stock on Amazon right now) is mostly terrific, but its controller cables are basically uselessly small at just about 3'. Luckily, these 10' extension cables are a cheap and easy fix. This set usually sells for $10-$11, but right now, you can get two for $9.


Madden 19 + NFL Game Pass | $145 | Walmart
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Football season is upon us, and you can bundle and save on a copy of Madden 19 and a yearā€™s subscription to NFL Game Pass with this exclusive deal from Walmart.

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Youā€™ll save $15 when you buy both products together, and you can choose your platform (PS4 or Xbox One) and the standard or Hall of Fame edition of the game. Game Pass lets you stream out of market preseason games for free, and lets you watch full or condensed replays of every regular season game within 45 minutes of it ending. You can even search for footage by player or play type, and even get access to the All-22 footage, so you can eat tape for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.


Nintendo Switch (Neon) | $280 | eBay
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If you havenā€™t gotten yourself a Switch yet, you can grab one for $20 off from Neweggā€™s eBay storefront today, possibly without sales tax, depending on where you live. That money you saved is enough to buy a copy of Hollow Knight, with $5 left over. Buy Hollow Knight.


The days of $40 PlayStation Plus sales are mostly behind us, so if your membership is set to expire soon, you may want to pick up another year for $47, or over 20% below retail.


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