A huge one-day tech sale on Amazon, $24 Privé Revaux sunglasses, and the water resistant sequel to your favorite Bluetooth speaker lead off Monday’s best deals.
Top Tech Deals
Today only, Amazon’s slashing prices on a grab bag of products that could fit broadly into the PCs and accessories category, but there’s something for everyone in there.
We broke down some of our favorite deals here, but you can just head over to Amazon to see all of the available products.
With its 24 hour battery life, iumpressive bass, and crystal clear sound quality, the Anker SoundCore has long been our readers’ favorite affordable Bluetooth speaker. But its run may be at an end, because Anker just upgraded it with IPX5 water resistance, and you can get the new model for an all-time low $34 today.
The SoundCore 2 still includes dual drivers and that amazing 24 hour battery; the only real differences are a slightly tweaked design and the aforementioned water resistance. That means you can take it to the pool, the beach, or even the shower without fear.
$25 for a four-port HDMI switcher would be a bargain on its own—most TVs simply don’t have enough HDMI ports for the number of devices people own—but the fact that this model includes picture-in-picture support really makes it stand out. That means you can see content from all of your streaming boxes, Blu-ray players, and game consoles at the same time.
On paper, this TP-Link modem is functionally identical to the venerable Motorola Surfboard SB6141, but you can get it for a fraction of the price; just $35 today. If you’re still paying your ISP a modem rental fee every month, this should pay for itself in short order.
If you’ve been curious to try computer glasses, but were scared off by the sky-high price of Gunnars, Velocifire will sell you a set for $13 today with promo code CPXH58GA If you aren’t familiar, the appeal of these things is that they block out the blue light that emanates from the screens we stare at all day, which can cause eyestrain, headaches, and even insomnia.
As TVs get thinner and thinner, their built-in speakers are getting worse and worse. Luckily, it’s easier than ever to upgrade your home theater’s audio with a dead-simple sound bar, and this 2.1 channel Sony system has never been cheaper. It even includes a voice-boosting mode, plus a night mode that lowers the bass and produces clearer sound at lower volumes.
If you use full-sized headphones while you work, needn’t take up a bunch of precious desk space. Just clip this $9 gizmo to the side of your desk, and hang your cans on it when they aren’t in use.
Featuring an eight foot power cord, 11 AC outlets, and two USB ports, this APC surge protector is exactly what you need behind your home theater or office desk. $24 is an all-time low, and it even includes a lifetime warranty.
The Kano Computer kit is a great teaching tool to show kids how computers are built and programmed, and at $95, it’s within $1 of its all time low. If you have any kids, nieces, or nephews with birthdays on the horizon, this would be a great gift idea.
This Ghostek bag can hold a 10.1" tablet, and incorporates a 16,000mAh battery with two internal and one external USB port to keep all of your gear charged. It’s sold for $80 since it launched on Amazon earlier this summer, but now you can get it for $60. Pretty neat!
But even if you don’t want to buy it though, I implore you to read the product description, which might just be the best thing I’ve ever seen on Amazon.
It is a hot summer day and you are relaxing by the pool at a luxury hotel, soaking up the sun and enjoying an ice-cold drink. You have your tablet with you and decide to browse a little, catch up on a bit of celeb gossip. Who knows – you might even spot a star or two at the famous hotel you are in!
You are totally engrossed reading the tabloids, so you do not notice someone has occupied the seat next to yours. You then hear someone talking and realize that they are taking to you. You turn to your right and see a smart-looking young man.
You apologetically tell him that you did not hear him the first time. He asks if you are alone in the hotel. Odd question, you think, but you reply. For some reason, instead of telling him the truth, you say that you are with family. Your instincts are telling you that you need to be wary of this guy.
He tries to get friendly but you politely tell him that you want a bit of quiet time. He smiles and apologizes and lets you get back to browsing. After a while, you get up to go up to your suite and get ready for a bit of sightseeing and maybe a little shopping. You put your tab inside the Ghostek NRGtab Series Water-Resistant Tablet Bag and make your way towards your room.
As you pass the lobby, you notice the man outside in one of the mirrors – it looks like he is following you. You are totally alert now and ready for anything that might happen. But still, you think that it could just be a coincidence too. But for some reason, you cannot relax. You walk into the elevator and he steps right in with you. He smiles charmingly, and you do the same. The whole time, you are thinking that something is just not right.
You grip your Ghostek NRGtab Series Water-Resistant Tablet Bag tightly – it is the only thing that could be used as a weapon you have right now. You finally reach your floor and exit the elevator. So does the man. You reach your door and are about to open the door when he suddenly grabs you from behind, telling you to be quiet and open the door quickly.
No way, you think to yourself. You lift your right leg and bring your foot down on his as hard as you can. He obviously did not expect it and with the heels you have on, you know it will hurt. He lets go of you and you quickly hit him on the head with your tablet bag. He goes down. A few guests step out of the elevator and you ask them to call the police.
The police arrive and take the man away. You do not know what his intentions were, nor do you want to know. You are just grateful that you had your high-heeled shoes and Ghostek NRGtab Series Water-Resistant Tablet Bag to help you take down the creep!
With its incredibly durable construction and lifetime warranty, Anker’s PowerLine II Dura might be the last Lightning cable you ever have to buy. For a limited time, you can get the 10' model (white and black only) for just $13, or about $2 less than usual, and about $.25 less than the 6' one. I have one of these running behind my couch for a leisurely charging experience - five stars would recommend.
USB-C is eating the world, so it’s probably a good idea to invest in quality cables that will last. Anker’s PowerLine cables are our readers’ favorites, and the nylon-wrapped PowerLine+ models are even better. Get a USB 3.0 to USB-C 6' cable for $10 today, or about $4 less than usual.
Once you have a Hub, you can add motion sensors, smart outlets, water leak sensors, and more to expand the system’s capabilities. You could also opt for the Home Monitoring Kit for $150, down from $200, which includes a Hub and several sensors in one box.
VPNs are in the news these days, and with good reason. So if you’re curious to sign up and start protecting your browsing history and personal data (or, you know, getting around websites’ geoblocks), NordVPN charges less per month than a typical trip to Starbucks.
NordVPN has long been one of the most popular and reliable VPN providers out there, and if you sign up for a one-year membership, promo code VIP70 will drop your annual price from $69 to $48. If you’re sure you want to commit, use this link instead to get a special two year plan for $79 with code 2YSpecial2017. Lifehacker has recommended Nord in some previous guides, but if you have any firsthand experience with the service, sound off in the comments!
Top Home Deals
If you missed out on last week’s incredible Bosch tool deal, or just didn’t need any saws, here’s another chance to save on their popular 18V drill/driver and impact driver. Get both for an all-time low $129 today only, complete with a tool bag and two batteries. We suspect this one will sell out early.
Only luddites use tape measures anymore. This laser distance measurer takes instant distance readings of up to 164', and includes several built-in area calculation functions, in case you’re a little rusty on your middle school geometry.
You know those “Magic Erasers” that can wipe stains off seemingly any hard surface? They’re really just melamine sponges with a marketing budget, and you can get 100 off-brand equivalents for just $8 on Amazon. I used these after moving into a new apartment a few weeks, and they made quick work of all of the scuffs I made on the walls.
This 4-tier greenhouse has a small enough footprint to fit on just about any balcony or patio, and is perfect for urban gardeners looking to grow their own vegetables, herbs, and flowers. This will probably sell out quickly though, so pick one up before they’re all harvested.
Squatty Potty is designed to lift your legs into an ideal bowel movement position, and according to Amazon reviewers at least, it really works. I can’t really overstate how popular popular this thing has been with our readers over the past year or so, so it’s time to purchase or get off the pot. Choose whichever model works best with the height of your toilet.
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 plastic bags, and then cook it in precisely heated water over a longish period of time, resulting in meat that is heated all the way through to a very precise temperature. It sounds weird, but trust me when I say that it works like magic.
The Instant Pot circulator doesn’t actually require an Instant Pot to function, and won’t integrate with one in any special way either; it simply clamps to the side of any pot just like the Anova. It also lacks the Anova’s wireless connectivity, which is mostly useless on the Bluetooth model, but is somewhat helpful on the more expensive Wi-Fi version.
That said, if you’ve been meaning to buy one of these things, $89 is a great price for a gadget that will completely change the way you cook.
I’m not going to sit here and tell you that buying a travel pillow will make flying pleasant. But maybe, just maybe, it’ll let you sleep through the experience to make it go faster. This memory foam model from Naipo is just $10 today on Amazon, and needless to say, you’d pay a bit more than that at the Hudson News outside your gate.
Cooking eggs isn’t exactly rocket science, but I’d say the ability to make soft, medium, and hard boiled eggs, plus omelettes and poached eggs at the touch of a button is worth $15. The Dash is Amazon’s top-selling egg cooker, and carries a truly stellar 4.5 star review average from nearly 4,000 customers, so get it while it’s on sale for its best price in months.
These days, you probably charge as many things over USB as you do over standard AC outlets, so it only makes sense to add some semi-permanent USB ports to your home. Get a top-selling receptacle from TopGreener today for just $15, one of the best deals we’ve seen.
To help you ease into back-to-school season, Amazon’s offering a pretty spectacular deal on a few dozen grocery and household essentials: buy three household or wellness essentials and automatically get 30% off. That includes cleaning supplies,
You need dishwasher detergent anyway, so you might as well buy it on sale. While supplies last, Amazon’s offering a $4 coupon on this 78-pack container of Cascade Complete ActionPacs, nearly a 25% savings.
If you’ve ever spent more than 5 seconds sorting through your mismatched food containers to find the right lid, it’s time to throw them all out and upgrade to the uber-popular Rubbermaid Easy Find Lid system.
These containers come in six different sizes, and yet you only have to deal with three different lids, making it much easier to find the right one. The 42 piece set is on sale for $17 today on Amazon. We’ve seen better prices in the past, but this set has been selling for around $20-$24 pretty consistently this year, so you’re saving about $4.
Top Lifestyle Deals
If you missed out on our exclusive Privé Revaux discount earlier in the summer, here’s another chance to pick from 50 different frames for just $24 each, because sunglass season isn’t over yet.
Just check out all of the styles here, and use promo code PRIVER20 on any of them to save 20% at checkout. Yes, the models are celebrities looking super awkward who probably had nothing better to do, but the frames are actually pretty great looking. Our entire team is wearing these glasses now, and we love them.
Amazon sample boxes are one of the only good things to come out of 2016, and they’re back at it again with a $10 box full of men’s grooming gear, plus a $10 credit to spend on over 130 select men’s grooming products on your next order. Assuming you use the credit, that basically means you got eight or more name-brand products for free.
Or, if you want to amp it up a bit, Amazon now has a “luxury” version for $20, with a $20 credit. This box features brands like Y76, Jack Black, Proraso and more.
Amazon’s back at it again with another sample box deal. This time around, $8 gets you eight or more protein products from Optimum Nutrition, plus an $8 credit on your next eligible protein purchase from Amazon. If you were going to buy any of these products anyway, then this is a no-brainer.
Timex makes one of your favorite affordable watch, the Weekender. And, it’s that about time you got yourself a decent timepiece that you aren’t afraid to wear every day. So, Timex is giving you 20% off everything, including sale styles, when you use the code SAVE20 at checkout, plus free shipping with orders of $75+. Don’t waste another second having to dig out your phone to check the time.
If you’re looking to stock up on some affordable denim, H&M is knocking off up to 30% from a lot of their jeans (price as marked). It’s only going to get cooler, so grab some denim that’ll keep your legs covered for the fall weather.
Jet.com is discounting a ton of hair care products from a bunch of great drugstore brands.
Stock up on all the products you could need with 25% off brands like TRESemme, Suave, Dove, Axe and more when you use the code HAIRCARE25. There’s 18 pages of products to choose from, so it’ll be easy for you to find at least something to take care of your hair.
Or, if you swear by Nexxus, use the code NEXXUS25 and take 25% off shampoos, conditioners, hair oils, and more.
FYI: There’s a minimum order of $10, maximum discount of $30 for both promos.
Sorel is one of your favorite winter boot brands, and the Tofino was the one to beat. And if you were in dire need of a new pair for the impeding season, their sale at Nordstrom Rack is here for you. Grab some better-looking boots, for both men and women, at up to 50% off.
Now is the time to get your wardrobe in order, before you start packing things away for the new season. Right now, ModCloth is giving you 25% off everything that they have in stock, no code needed. Just add your favorite pieces to your cart to see the discount. There is so much to choose from, so get ready to take a little bit of time to look through.
You deserve a massage. No, you deserve massages any time you damn well want them. So do yourself a solid and score a deal on one of Naipo’s top-selling electric massage products. Just note the promo codes below, and take a load off (your wallet).
Nose hair is a problem a lot of people have but, for some reason, few people take care of. For a limited time, score this Panasonic nose hair trimmer for just $7, and you can be one of those people doing something about it.
That’s the best price Indochino’s offered on this wide a variety of suits, and $20 less than previous exclusive deals we’ve posted.
You do not have to go through the measurement and customization process to lock in this discount. You can checkout now and submit later, which makes it very easy to gift a suit.
Having a suit that fits perfectly is great, but the little details Indochino lets you customize, from your jacket lapels to pocket flaps to accent stiching around your buttons, are where things get fun.
How It Works
Measure and customize from home...
Follow the directions on Indochino’s site to submit your measurements and customize your suit. Once the suit arrives, if anything doesn’t fit quite right, Indochino will provide directions for your local tailor, along with a $75 credit to cover their work. If for whatever reason your tailor cannot resolve the issues, Indochino will remake your suit. Shipping and return shipping are free.
If you live near a showroom...
Purchase your suit online with our discount and take your receipt/account info into an Indochino showroom. They’ll do your measurements, walk you through your customization options, and have your suit delivered to the showroom. Return once it arrives for any final alterations if they’re needed.
Let us know what you’ll be wearing to your next event (or day at the office) in the comments.
Top Gaming Deals
Rick and Morty has pioneered a pretty interesting business model: Turning individual TV episodes into board and card games. Get the Total Rickall cooperative card game for an all-time low $10 today, courtesy of Amazon.
If you’re lucky enough to have your hands on a Nintendo Switch, you’d damn well better keep it protected. This officially licensed case from PDP can hold 14 game cards, and it’s down to $11 on Amazon right now, down from its usual $15.
If you haven’t picked up Prey yet (and you probably should if you like to be scared), it’s down to $30 on both major consoles and PC today, courtesy of Amazon. That’s an all-time low. Just be sure to play with the lights turned on.
$8 is cheaper than a lot of standard sized mouse pads, but today, that gets you a massive 2.5' x 1' model that can accommodate your keyboard as well. So luxurious! Just be sure to use promo code BJUNAR55 at checkout to save a couple bucks.
If you never got around to playing Sleeping Dogs, the PS4 downloadable definitive edition is just $9 right now on Amazon, which is an absolute steal. If you’re on the fence, Kotaku can help you decide.