Top Tech Deals
If you haven’t hopped aboard the sound bar train, and still like to build your home theater audio setup piecemeal, this 7.2 channel Onkyo receiver is down to $399 on Amazon today, an all-time low by $100.
That gets you six HDR/4K-capable HDMI ports, built-in Chromecast, and even the ability to use your speaker outputs for 5.2.2 Dolby Atmos or DTS:X 3D audio, rather than traditional 7.2 surround sound. Just note that today’s price is only available today, and could sell out early.
This Dell XPS 15" has the credentials of a solid portable gaming machine, including a GTX 1050, a Core i7 processor and 16GB of RAM, but it actually looks like a regular laptop, and not a prop from a Transformers movie. For an all-time low $1,550 on Amazon, you get all of the above, plus a 512GB SSD and a 4K touchscreen.
Buying a couch-friendly, 10' Lightning cable is one of the best things you can do for yourself, and this reader-favorite Anker PowerLine is a steal at $9. Not only is it long, it’s also reinforced with kevlar fiber, and backed by an 18 month warranty if it were somehow to break.
It’s cheaper than you might think to mount your TV to the wall. This $16 tilting mount from Perlesmith can hold basically any 32"-70" flatscreen, and even comes with a bonus HDMI cable, because why not? Just be sure to find the studs.
You can never have enough Qi charging pads, but my favorite place to charge wirelessly might just be the car. iOttie now has three different Qi-capable smartphone mounts, and all of them are 15% off today with promo code S9SAVE15.
Note: Code will only work on chargers sold by iOttie and fulfilled by Amazon, not on listings shipped and sold by Amazon directly.
Add a bunch of extra outlets and USB ports with this pair of AUKEY deals. Go for a two-outlet model that takes a regular outlet and adds four USB ports, or upgrade your normal power strip with even more power with extra outlets and USB ports.
Just check which code goes for each power strip and you’ll be good to go, because both of them are just $16.
Fuel - This lighter doesn’t need fuel; you recharge it over USB. How cool is that?
Wind - Since it’s using tiny electrical coils to create heat rather than an open flame, it can’t be blown out.
Orientation - You can use a plasma lighter upside down without burning your fingers, which makes lighting candles a lot easier.
We covered the Sparkr Mini here, and now you can get the 2.0 version of the lighter for an all-time low $19 with promo code L5IMQBFO, down from its usual $30. That’s a few bucks more than some other electric lighters we’ve seen, but the Sparkr Mini is one of the most compact models out there, featuring two criss-crossing arcs for a more reliable spark, a built-in flashlight, and a fiddle-friendly flip top.
Most of its dodgy Amazon reviews focus on the fact that the flashlight could turn itself on in your pocket, but that’s been fixed in this 2.0 version by switching it to a three button press. This model also uses a different frequency to eliminate the high-pitched buzzing that’s commonplace with these products.
While you can still get a free Apple TV when you prepay for three months of DIRECTV Now, or get your first three months of the service for just $10 each, the company just brought back perhaps its best deal of all: A free Fire TV for buying just a single month of the service.
Unfortunately, this doesn’t stack with the $10 introductory offer, so you’ll have to pay $35 for that first month of service. But even if you cancel immediately, that 4K and HDR-compatible Fire TV is yours to keep. It normally costs $70 on its own, so this is essentially a 50% discount, plus you get a month of DIRECTV Now.
Under-desk headphone holders aren’t a new concept, but this one ingeniously incorporates a three-port USB charging hub between its two hooks. That makes a ton of sense wireless over-ears that you want to recharge, but it’s also a great way to charge phones and tablets without dedicating precious desk real estate to charging equipment. Just use promo code SXF4FMGE at checkout to get it for $20.
If you’re planning on
fleeing the country taking a trip overseas anytime soon, you’ll want to pack this universal outlet adapter, which can convert a UK/EU/US/AUS AC outlet into any other type of outlet, and includes four (!!) USB ports for your mobile devices too.
Until such a time comes that AA batteries are banished from this Earth, it makes sense to invest in rechargeables. Get eight from AmazonBasics today for an all-time low $12.
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.
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:
- One month for $6 | Usually $7
- One year for $35 | Usually $40
- Three years for $90 | Not offered to the general public at all
These deals are only for our readers, but we aren’t sure how long they’ll be available, so go ahead and sign up while you can.
Top Home Deals
Ring’s 1080p Pro video doorbell lets you see who’s at the front door, even if you’re halfway across the world, and you can outfit your porch with one $199 today, down from its usual $250. If it averts one burglary or saves one expensive package from being left in the wrong place, it’ll have paid for itself.
With a good set of silicone cooking gloves, you’ll have full finger control when you handle hot pans in the kitchen. Hell, you could use them to just pick up a piece of meat directly off the grill, like some sort of barbecue superhero. For $8, why not?
Spring officially begins this week, and you can prepare your backyard with Target’s big patio furniture sale. Hundreds of dining sets, individually chairs, and even string lights are on sale for up to 35% off, with an extra 5% off for REDCard holders.
I was in the camp of people who felt like aromatherapy diffusers were glorified Glade plug-ins. And they are to some extent, but the fact you can use natural essential oils to create the scent, rather than whatever Glade uses, is a real game changer. The peppermint and eucalyptus scents can help with migraines and sinus headaches as well help humidify the air during drier winter months.
This one is wooden, round, and looks more like a piece of art than an appliance. Get it for $18 with promo code 49BIGOFF.
Just because it’s getting warmer doesn’t mean you don’t need a comforter for your bed. This queen size down alternative blanket from Equinox International is just $24 on Amazon today. That’s actually cheaper than the current price for the twin model.
The bestselling, top-rated, and audience-favorite robotic vacuum got upgraded to a new and improved model late last year, and you can suck up yours today for just $180, a whopping $70 less than usual, and an all-time low.
It has the features you guys loved about the original RoboVac 11, including a remote control, a slim body to reach under furniture, and a large dust box, but boasts upgraded suction power, so the vacuum will sense when it needs to use a little extra juice to take care of a mess. It also has slightly larger wheels to easier navigate over door jams and higher-pile carpets, plus a larger HEPA-style filter to better trap allergens and pet hair. At this price though, I wouldn’t be surprised to see it sell out.
Bar none, Sport-Brella is the ultimate beach umbrella, and Amazon’s discounting the blue XL model for just $49 today, the best price we’ve seen since last summer.
Unlike a regular umbrella, Sport-Brella leans backwards and attaches to the sand with stakes, creating a kind of semi-private cocoon with enough space for a couple of chairs and a cooler. Best of all, it sets up in about five minutes (once you know what you’re doing), and can provide a full day’s worth of privacy and sun protection.
If you’ve ever been to a fancy cocktail bar, you’ve probably noticed drinks served with giant spheres of ice. If you want to recreate that experience at home, it’s surprisingly cheap and easy.
This Vogek sphere mold is slightly discounted off their usual price today, and if you take pride in your drinks, they’re worth every penny. $9 gets you a mold that makes six ice sphere of molds. Just use the code VOGEK294 at checkout.
This particular model of coccyx pillow is one of Amazon’s top sellers, and it’s just $14 after you enter code XQN2N9RT. These will improve posture and ease back pain in any chair where you spend a lot of time, from the office to the car to a long flight.
If you’re the type to carry around a blade on the daily, your options are about to get a lot more portable. Hot off the heels of a hugely successful crowdfunding campaign, the lilliputian WESN Titanium Microblade will officially launch in retail this month, but you can still preorder through Indiegogo Indemand to save 10% on a single blade, or 15% on two.
While its grip might not be quite as secure as a perfectly-sized socket, this Tacklife universal socket can get a good-enough hold on almost any bolt, not to mention oddly-shaped things like hooks, without taking up a ton of space in your tool box. Get it for just $8 with promo code PE8DCHZL.
Costa Rica is one of the most beautiful ecotourism destinations on the planet, and for those of us in the U.S., it’s not that hard to get to. And with this customizable travel package from TripMasters (in partnership with TravelZoo), it’s more affordable than you might think.
Compared to other travel packages we’ve written about recently, this one offers a lot more flexibility, but also a ton of variance in price. Deals start at $779 per person leaving from Orlando, but you can pick pretty much any airport you want, and the site will price it out for you. I managed to find a six-night trip leaving from Raleigh-Durham for under $1,000 per person, for example.
Once you’re there, you’ll spend at least three nights (you can add more) at a hotel of your choice near Arenal Volcano, and three nights (again, customizable) near Monteverde Cloud Forest (pictured). Each package includes your flights, airport transfers, hotels, and transportation between your two destinations. Just don’t forget your camera!
Top Lifestyle Deals
Despite the stupid name and the fact that you probably shouldn’t regularly flush them, DUDE Wipes are perfect for music festivals and other situations where you have no choice but to use a Porta Potty. They’re individually wrapped, so you can keep a few in your back pocket to avoid being featured on the Deadspin’s Great Moments In Poop History.
Need more iron in your diet? A bunch of NovaFerrum supplements are on sale in today’s Amazon Gold Box.
The weather wants to be nice, I feel it. If your cabin fever has ramped up after the nice days that have popped up lately, Mountain Hardwear’s Winter Sale is for you. Everything you could need gear-wise for getting (and staying) outside is up to 50% off, from jackets and outerwear, to sleeping bags and tents. Seriously, there are over 250 items marked down.
Or, head to their Web Specials section and use the code MHWMARCH60 and you’ll grab everything for 60% off.
A well-fitted suit is something everyone should have in their closet, but it’s hard to justify dropping a bunch of money on something you’ll barely wear. Entire the Perry Ellis Semi-Annual Suit Sale. With a huge selection of styles, colors, and cuts, this sale will help you look sharp without breaking the bank.
Or, if you’re in need of other wardrobe staples, their entire sale section is an extra 40% off, no code needed.
I continue to say this over and over again until you listen. The BEST TIME to buy winter apparel and boots is before and after the season starts. Right now, Nordstrom Rack is marking down a bunch of styles from The North Face, so you can stay warm now (if you need to) or just be prepared for next winter.
It’s finally light enough after work to feel like you can go outside. And if you’ve been putting off going to the gym because the weather’s bad, time to give up. It’s getting nicer and nicer each day, and PUMA is taking an extra 20% off sale items with the code XTRA20. Let’s just say your wardrobe will look like it’s ready to hit the gym, even if you aren’t.
Top Media Deals
Inside, you’ll find magazines focusing on travel, food, fashion, celebrity gossip, and everything in between.
Once again, Amazon is discounting a bunch of Kindle books down to just $5 or less. This sale doesn’t really have a theme at all, but it does have some interesting reads that are less than a dollar.
At $8 per month, Amazon Music Unlimited was already more affordable than Spotify Premium or Apple Music, but Amazon’s sweetening the pot today with a free 60 day trial, rather than the standard 30 days.
Here are the details of the offer, just note that it’s only available for NEW Amazon Prime Music Unlimited members:
1) Click “REDEEM NOW” below. (NOTE: this promotion is only valid for the Amazon Music Unlimited – Individual Plan Monthly)
2) Enter or confirm your billing address and credit card information.
3) Choose the Individual Plan and click “Start your 30-day free trial” to confirm the transaction.
4) Your promotional credit will be applied to your subscription automatically after your 30-day free trial. Enjoy Amazon Music Unlimited for 60 days free!
Top Gaming Deals
Axiom Verge isn’t perfect, but it’s worth checking out if you enjoyed the early Metroid or Castlevania games (and can’t get your hands on an SNES Classic). Grab the PS4 version for $20 today, or $10 less than usual.
Logitech’s G910 gaming keyboard has just about every feature under the sun, and you can add one to your arsenal for $110 today, one of the best prices we’ve seen.
That gets you exclusive Romer-G mechanical switches, 16 million color individual key lighting, nine programmable G-keys, and even a smartphone dock and accompanying app that allows you to customize the keyboard on the fly.
The Nintendo Switch’s flimsy kickstand only works at a single, steep angle, and the placement of the console’s USB-C port means you can’t charge it while it’s propped up on a table. This stand from AmazonBasics solves both problems for just $10.
It won’t be out until some indeterminate date later this year, but it’s worth remembering that Prime members can preorder Super Smash Bros. (or any other physical game) for 20% off. It’s not unheard of for preorders of popular Nintendo games to sell out prior to release, so if you know you’re going to buy it anyway, you might as well put an order in, since you won’t be charged until it ships.
Note: Discount shown at checkout.
The same discount applies to other games mentioned in today’s Nintendo Direct, including my most anticipated game of the year, Mario Tennis Aces.
The Humble Monthly clock just reset again, and April’s early access selection includes a trio of titles: Deus Ex Mankind Divided, Mafia III, and God Eater II. You’ll also get a cache of as-yet-unannounced games next month, plus 10% off on all Humble Store purchases, all for just $12 per month. And yes, even if you cancel your membership, every game you got is yours to keep forever.
- Onkyo TX-RZ620 7.2 Channel Network A/V Receiver | $399 | Amazon
- Dell 15.6" Laptop with 4K touch screen display, 7th Gen Core i7 (up to 3.8 GHz), 16GB, 512GB SSD, Nvidia GTX 1050 | $1550 | Amazon
- iClever External USB 3.0 DVD CD Drive | $20 | Amazon | Use code 2018DRIVE
- Tribit XSound Go Portable Bluetooth Speaker | $32 | Amazon | Use code TRIBIT13
- Apple Watch Series 1 Sale | Best By
- Anker PowerLine Lightning (10ft) Apple MFi Certified Lightning Cable | $9 | Amazon
- TOPGREENER TU2154A High Speed USB Charger Outlet, USB Wall Charger | $16 | Amazon
- Techmatte Wireless Charger | $11 | Amazon
- PERLESMITH Tilt Low Profile TV Wall Mount Bracket | $16 | Amazon
- Insignia 50" 1080p TV | $250 | Best Buy
- AmazonBasics Emergency Seat Belt Cutter and Window Hammer | $5 | Amazon
- Magnetic Wristband | $10 | Amazon
- Ring Video Doorbell Pro | $199 | Amazon
- X-Chef Silicone Gloves | $8 | Amazon | Use code LJLEA8LG
- Premium Quality Stainless Steel Compost Bin | $17 | Amazon
- Up to 35% off Patio Furniture | Target
- eufy RoboVac 11+ | $180 | Amazon
- Equinox Comforter - (350 GSM) White Alternative Goose Down (Queen) | $24 | Amazon
- BISSELL Proheat Essential Carpet Cleaner and Carpet Shampooer | $127 | Amazon
- SwissGear Travel Gear 1900 Scansmart TSA Laptop Backpack | $50 | Amazon
- Insignia - 11.4" Electric Induction Cooktop | $40 | Best Buy
- NovaFerrum Supplement Gold Box | Amazon
- BOGO 50% off Dresses | Target
- Firmstrong and sixthreezero Bike Sale | Amazon
- LifeStraw Personal Water Filter | $15 | Amazon
- DUDE Wipes Flushable Wet Wipes 30-Count Individually Wrapped | $7 | Amazon
- Eufy BodySense Smart Scale with Bluetooth | $35 | Amazon
- Rowenta - Curl Active 1.25" Curling Iron | $20 | Best Buy
- Best-Selling Print Magazine Subscriptions | Starting at $4 | Amazon
- Best-Selling Digital Magazine Subscriptions | Starting at $4 | Amazon
- Kindle Spring Into Reading Deals | Amazon
- Bicycle Standard Index (4 Pack , Black/Red) | $8 | Amazon
- Axiom Verge: Multiverse Edition [PS4] | $20 | Amazon
- BOGO 50% off Toys and Games | Target
- amCase Hard Carrying Case for Nintendo Switch | $8 | Amazon
- Logitech G910 Orion Spark RGB Mechanical Gaming Keyboard | $95 | Amazon
- Xbox One Controller Charging Dock with 2*2000mAh Rechargeable Batteries for Xbox One (S/Elite/X) Controllers | $25 | Amazon | Use code VOGEK285