Top Tech Deals
Update: Sold out on Amazon, but still available from Best Buy.
$70 for a Logitech Harmony remote is a great deal on its face, but the real reason to buy this model is the included Harmony Home Hub.
The Hub allows you to use your iPhone, Android device, or even an Amazon Echo to control everything a Harmony remote can (which is basically any piece of home theater gear you can think of). So even when you inevitably lose the included remote behind the couch cushions, you’ll still have multiple ways to take control of all of your home theater gear.
Inexpensive truly wireless headphones are finally starting to become a thing, and Smartomi’s Q5s are just $21 today on Amazon with code 3TOJDKAW, one of the best prices we’ve seen on any true wireless earbuds worth considering. Unlike AirPods, they’ll only last about 3 hours on a charge, and they don’t come with a wireless recharging case, but hey, not having a wire around your neck is worth something.
Whether you spend a lot of time camping, or just want to be prepared for
the coming apocalypse an extended power outage, this 12W solar panel has an 8,000mAh battery built right in, so you can set it up during the day, and recharge your phone at night.
If you have a small PC case and/or a small budget, but still want to play new PC games at reasonably good settings, the NVIDIA GTX 1060 is the graphics card for you. Get Gigabyte’s 3GB version for an all-time low $200 right now from Amazon.
I know, I know, Uber is butt and nobody should use them. But some Uber cities don’t have Lyft coverage or reliable cab systems, so we won’t judge you if you buy this $100 gift card for $90. That’s money left over that you can use to tip your driver.
The RoboVac 11c appears to be the same RoboVac you know and love, but with the addition of Wi-Fi so you can control it with your smartphone or Alexa.
That brings us to the Genie, which is basically Anker’s take on the Echo Dot, but with an improved speaker, Like the Dot, it has Amazon’s Alexa assistant built right in, and you can control it from across the room with nothing but your voice. Shane got a few demo units this week, and you can read his impressions here.
If you haven’t put two and two together yet, these products are designed to work together. If you’re laying on the couch playing Rime, and don’t feel like getting up to vacuum, just yell “Alexa, ask RoboVac to start cleaning,” and the RoboVac will do your bidding. We’re living in the future.
For a limited time, if you add both products to your cart and use code KINJA823, you’ll get a whopping $54 discount at checkout. That gets you the Genie for free, plus a solid little discount on the RoboVac as well.
Football season is just around the corner, and you can watch a ton of college games, plus local NFL games and Sunday Night football for free with a cheap HDTV antenna. AmazonBasics’ amplified and unamplified leaf-style antennas are both on sale right now, if you don’t already own one. I use the amplified version myself, and it’s great. If you need help deciding Lifehacker has a guide to help you out.
In addition to a fresh new design, the PowerCore Elite (previously called the PowerCore II) includes three high speed USB charging ports with a whopping 30W shared between them, plus dual 10W microUSB inputs, allowing you to recharge the entire brick in as little as six hours, which is extremely impressive for a battery of this size.
Years later the Sonos PLAYBAR is still the best sound bar for most people, and still just as rarely discounted. Take advantage of this opportunity to snag a free $40 gift card and six months of Music Unlimited if you’ve been in the market for one. Shane has loved his since 2013.
Sometimes, I’m still amazed that you can get a 55" TV for $400, let alone one with 4K resolution, HDR10 support, built-in Roku software, and the ability to use your phone as a remote.
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
I know we normally dismiss YETI products as overpriced, but at least for today, their Hopper 30 soft cooler is down to just $175, one of the first times we’ve ever seen it below $200. This thing can hold 24 cans at a 2:1 ice to can ratio, and keep everything cold for days on end.
This is a Gold Box deal though, so it’ll be gone before the ice melts. The last few YETI deals we’ve seen have sold out within hours, and we don’t expect this to be any different.
Electric kettles are the fastest and most efficient way to boil water, and this model from Aicok even includes six different temperature settings for different types of beverages.
The NBA is fast approaching (the sun only has to circle the Earth’s plane 56 more times until opening night), but you can kick off the basketball season in your driveway with this $130 hoop. That’s $70 less than usual, and an all-time low. You can even drop it down to 6.5 feet, so pretty much any schlub can dunk.
As a rule, most seats you spend time in during the day don’t have enough lumbar support, but that’s easy to fix with this $15 adjustable cushion set. This includes two separate cushions that can be used in various positions and combinations depending on the type of chair you’re in.
Our readers have bought a ton of Ninja Blenders over the years, and now, their Auto iQ system is marked down to $70 on Amazon for a refurb, or $20 less than buying it new. The Nutri Ninja Auto iQ features a 1000 watt motor, three different size blending glasses, and even intelligent blending programs that take the guesswork out of smoothie making.
I’m fully convinced that everyone needs more bags in their life. eBags makes everything from packing cubes and toiletry kits, to luggage and backpacks, and they’re basically all 20% off on Amazon right now. There are over 60 bags to choose from, so find some place to go and grab a new bag to bring your stuff with you.
Just make sure you see the “Buy 1, get 20% off” promo on the product to make sure you’re getting the discount.
Nothing says back to school like cork boards, and Amazon’s taking an extra 25% off several models from Board Dudes, including some with integrated magnetic whiteboards. Prices start at just $7, but note that you won’t see the discount until checkout.
Diatomaceous earth is one of the most effective weapons we have against bugs, and Amazon will sell you a 10 pound bag of the stuff for $20, a rare discount from the usual $22. Despite the unspeakable things it does to bugs in your yard, it’s actually food grade, and completely non-toxic for humans and pets.
Finally, someone made the Glow Bowl, but for everywhere else in your home. This motion-sensing light strip is billed as an under-bed night light, but you could just as easily attach it under your bathroom counter, along a railing, beneath your baby’s crib, or anywhere else you might need to venture in the middle of the night. For a limited time, you can get one for just $14 with code R4KGYUII, matching an all-time low.
This 54-piece screwdriver set is marketed as a laptop repair kit, but with a snake attachment and tons of bits, it could come in handy for all sorts of repairs in hard-to-reach places.
Anker’s beginning its drive into the automotive accessory space with an affordable new dash cam, and you can race over to Amazon to snag one for $67 with code ANKERVC1, the best price we’ve seen since our exclusive (and short-lived) $64 launch deal.
I test drove the Anker Roav DashCam, and you can see my full impressions here. But to give you the cliffnotes, it shoots 1080p, its space-saving design makes it essentially invisible to the driver, and it even includes Wi-Fi to transfer clips to your phone, which is hard to find in a sub-$100 dash cam.
Top Lifestyle Deals
The REI Labor Day Sale, one of the retailer’s biggest sale of the year, is here. Get up to 40% off on an almost overwhelming amount of outdoor gear, from camping, to paddling, to hiking, to cycling, and everything in between. It’ll take some time to sort through everything, so you’d better get started now.
Uniqlo is celebrating Labor Day a week early with their Labor Day sale. There is a lot to look through, for both men and women, so it’s a good thing it lasts for three days. Enjoy $2 socks, $8 boxer briefs, and $10 graphic tees. Plus, stock up on staples for fall at a discount like an Ultra Light Down vest and the ever-comfortable flannel button downs.
Before you head out on your next hike, be sure to pick up one of these affordable hydration packs. Both come with the same 2L water bladder, but the more expensive model has a larger backpack. These are some of the best prices we’ve ever seen on any of these things, so pick this one up before the deal runs dry.
Dorco continues shaving the prices on their already-affordable razors, and you can get a Pace 6 Plus handle plus 10 cartridges for $13, plus free shipping. Just be sure to use promo code KINJA823 at checkout to get the deal.
Summer’s winding down soon, but you should take full advantage of the warm weather while it’s still here with this $15 inflatable recliner. It even has two cupholders!
Pack your stuff in a new Timbuk2 bag during their End of Season Sale. Get an extra 30% off a ton of sale styles when you use code NEWFAVE30, and make sure your commute is packed well. There’s everything from one of your favorite carry-ons to your favorite laptop bags.
You probably already got your Bean boots from last year and are ready for whatever 2017 throws at you (weather-wise, at least). But if you need to replace a few things, or stock up on some trans-seasonal styles, L.L.Bean is giving you up to 50% off a ton of items, to stave off the winter weather in the best way they know how.
The weather is actually nice, and Mountain Hardwear has the apparel and gear for you to enjoy it. Take 50% off select styles as part of their Summer Sale (even if it’s a bit late in the season). Go climb a mountain or hike a trail. Or just look like you do those things while walking the dog.
It’s time to start planning your outdoor adventures, and Backcountry is gonna help you out in the gear department. Take advantage of their Labor Day Sale happening right now and grab up to 50% off select styles. Gear, apparel, shoes, and more are all fair game, which means outfitting for your next outdoor adventure just costs you a whole lot less.
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Some wallets do cards well. Others excel at cash. Basically none are good for coins. But Slide is remarkably adept at all three.
Cash: Slide actually has a metal money clip built right into the fold, which keeps your bills secure without the bulk that comes with a full-width cash pocket.
Cards: You get three card slots, all of which can hold four cards comfortably, or up to 5 with a little elbow grease. You can access the two side pockets without even opening the wallet, but the pull tab pocket is truly ingenious. Just give the leather tab on the top of the wallet a little tug, and your most-used cards pop out for even easier access. Push them back in, and the tab recedes with them.
Coins: The coin pocket on the outside has a simple-but-effective interior flap of leather that acts as a lid. Turn Slide upside down, shake it around, and your coins will still stay inside.
Slide sent me a demo unit to check out, and I can confirm that all the features work as advertised, and the leather feels quite nice. There are five days left to get in on the Kickstarter for about 36% off MSRP, so this might be a good time to get out your wallet.
Top Media Deals
The entire series of Battlestar Galactica is down to $80 today, which is about $40 less than usual. That’s a big frakking deal.
Top Gaming Deals
I haven’t played Madden in a few years, but I guess it’s a micro transaction-based card game now? Cool.
Twitch and EA SPORTS are teaming up to give Twitch Prime Members at least an 83 rated Madden Ultimate Team Legend and Collectible every week. That’s 25 Twitch Prime Legends throughout the season. Twitch Prime Legends are retired NFL players like Reggie White that players can add to their Ultimate Team rosters, and Twitch Prime Legend Collectibles can be used to increase the stats of Twitch Prime Legends. We have kicked off with an 85 rated Reggie White and + 5 Collectibles, which means your readers can start their Madden Season with a 90 rated Legend immediately.
In order to unlock Legends and Legend Collectibles in the game, players traditionally need to either earn Packs through gameplay, or purchase them for a chance to unlock new Legends each week. Twitch Prime Members are guaranteed to unlock at least one Legend and at least one Collectible each week, without earning or purchasing Packs. This means that Twitch Prime members can upgrade their team, and level up their best players all season long for free as part of their Twitch Prime membership.
Dishonored 2 wasn’t without its flaws, but if you enjoy first person stealth games, it’s absolutely worth picking up for $25, an all-time low.
Alter your own deals with the Star Wars: 40th Anniversary Edition Monopoly for just $18. Here’s hoping you can
do the Kessel Run pass Go in under 12 parsecs, and don’t end up getting taken out by a rogue dianoga in a trash compactor.
Need an extra controller for your new Xbox One? eBay’s got one for just $36, which is lower than it was on Black Friday.
The Xbox One S gamepad improves on the original with a textured grip, double the range, and most importantly, Bluetooth, meaning you can connect it to your PC without an adapter.
Humble’s celebrating QuakeCon with a sale on all your favorite Bethesda games today, including titles from the Fallout, Doom, Prey, Dishonored, and Elder Scrolls series (including the really old games), just for starters. This isn’t a Humble bundle; you’ll pay a specific price for each title, but a portion of the proceeds still go to charity.
I’ll never understand how, in 2017, Microsoft still ships Xbox One controllers without built-in rechargeable batteries, but at least there’s an easy fix. Get two battery packs and a charging cradle for $17 today with promo code YS8SDUD2. You don’t have to use the cradle if you don’t want to; any microUSB cable will do the job.
If jump scares and body horror are the only things that make you feel anything anymore, you’re in luck! The latest Humble Bundle features features up to eight spooky games for great low prices, including Dead Age, Alien: Isolation, and Dead By Daylight. As always, you can name your own price, but some games are locked behind certain price tiers.
- RAVPower 24W 4.8A Mini Metal Car Charger with iSmart 2.0 Tech | $6 | Amazon
- iClever 15000mAh External Battery with 4.8A Dual USB Output and 2A Dual Input | $24 | Amzon | Use code ICLEVER8
- iClever 8000mah Built-in Battery Solar Charger with Sunpower Panel | $49 | Amazon | Use code ICSOLAR7
- Audio-Technica ATH-AD500X Audiophile Open-air Headphones | $67 | Newegg
- UE BOOM 2 Wireless Bluetooth Speaker | $99 | Best Buy
- JBL Flip 4 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker | $89 | Amazon
- Sharp 32-Inch LED 720p Smart HDTV + Roku | $151 | Best Buy
- Logitech Harmony Smart Control | $70 | Best Buy
Computers & Accessories
- Gigabyte GeForce GTX 1060 Mini ITX OC 3GB GDDR5 Graphics Card | $200 | Amazon
- SAMSUNG 850 EVO 2.5" 500GB SSD SATA III 3-D Vertical Internal Drive | $130 | Newegg | Use Code EMCRJCF22
- RAVPower iPhone flash drive 32G w/ magnetic clip | $35 | Amazon | Use code 4NJR2NFE
- YI Gimbal 3-Axis Handheld Stabilizer for Action Camera 4K and 4K+ (Gimbal Only) | $145 | amazon.com | Use code TIKKR4BQ
- Nest Cam Outdoor Security Camera, Works with Amazon Alexa | $160 | Amazon
- 126 Pc First Aid Kit | $14 | Amazon | Use Code 2M9JE4C7
- Premium Memory Foam Lumbar Cushion with Neck Pillow | $15 | Amazon | Use code YEM8CE7M
- Refurb Nutri Ninja Auto-iQ for One-Touch Intelligent Nutrient & Vitamin Extraction System | $70 | Amazon
- Refurb Cuisinart TOB-135NFR Digital Conventional Toaster Oven | $80 | Amazon
- PancakeBot 2.0 - Pancake Printer | $172 | Amazon
- Ninja Coffee Bar 1-Cup Coffeemaker | $80 | Best Buy
Tools & Auto
- DEWALT 4-Tool 20-volt Max Lithium Ion Cordless Combo Kit | $249 | Lowes
- Nailers and Compressors are On Sale Today | Home Depot
- GreenWorks Pro GBL80300 80V 125MPH - 500CFM Cordless Blower, 2Ah Battery and Charger Included | $169 | Amazon
- AUKEY Bluetooth FM Transmitter | $15 | Amazon | Use code AUKEYBR5
- AUKEY Bluetooth Receiver with 3 Port USB Car Charger | $14 | Amazon | Use code AUKEYBR6
- DBPOWER Waterproof Portable Car Trash Can with Side Pockets | $10 | Amazon | Use code KLZWH4ZZ
- CD Slot Car Mount Holder Magnetic | $7 | Amazon | Use code COLORF07
- Chemical Guys MIC_805_3 Monster Edgeless Microfiber Towel (Pack of 3) | $10 | Amazon
- Alpine Swiss Men’s Dress Belt, Reversible | $10 | eBay
- adidas Men’s ClimaLite Utility Short Sleeve Shirt Athletic Running Crew Neck Tee | $12 | eBay
- Adidas NBA Team Logo Graphic T-Shirts | $8 | eBay
- K-Swiss Classic Belmont Plaid White Casual Sneaker | $15 | eBay
- adidas AQ2166 Men’s Aqualette Cloudfoam Slides Athletic Shower Shoes Flip Flops | $20 | eBay
- The North Face Moonlight Down Jacket - Women’s | $115 | REI
Beauty & Grooming
Camping & Outdoors
- FREE Entrance to U.S. National Parks Today
- YETI Hopper Portable Cooler | $175 | Amazon
- Osprey Porter 46 Pack | $69 | Mountain Steals | Use code GETCAMPING5
- OXA 40L Hiking Backpack Hydration Backpack with 2 L Water Bladder | $31 | Amazon | Use code OBOAGZL2
- OXA Hydration Backpack with 2L Water Bladder, Thermal Insulation Layer | $21 | Amazon | Use code NQQFHBM3
- 30% Off Eddie Bauer Stowaway Packable Packs | Use Code LANTERN
- Aduro Sport LED Rear Bike Light, USB Rechargeable | $9 | Amazon | Use Code 25ADUROO
- Naipo Handheld Percussion Massager with Heating, Interchangeable Nodes and Wide-range Speed | $20 | Amazon | Use Code Naipo500
Movies & TV
- Battlestar Galactica: The Complete Series | $80 | Amazon
- Fast and Furious: 8-Movie Collection | $70 | Best Buy
- The Lion King: The Walt Disney Signature Collection [SteelBook] | $25 | Best Buy
- Looney Tunes: Platinum Collection, Vol. 1 | $17 | Amazon
- 4 Film Favorites: Intergalactic Films - Lost In Space / Red Planet / Mars Attacks / Galaxy Quest | $13 | Walmart
- How to Train Your Dragon | $9 | Amazon