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Best Tech Deals

iClever 4.2A USB Power Receptacle | $10 | Amazon | Promo code IC2A2U06

We’ve seen our fair share of USB power receptacle deals, but this $10 model from iClever is the most affordable option yet. Half the things you plug in these days probably plug into USB, so it just makes a ton of sense to install these around your house. Just make sure you know what you’re doing.

APC 8-Oultet Surge Protector with USB Ports | $18 | Amazon
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No matter how many power strips you own, you probably always find yourself wishing you had one more. So while this APC 8-Oultet Surge Protector with USB Ports may not be a flashy, exciting buy, but it’s a super useful one.


Aside from the obvious appeal of surge protection, it’s got nice features like USB charging to free up the traditional ports, and the layout allows you to plug in several of those huge, blocky power bricks without sacrificing the entire strip. It’s probably not the best way you could ever spend $18, but it’s pretty high on the list.

$100 iTunes Gift Card | $85 | Amazon | Promo code ITUNES15
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If you missed out on the 20% Black Friday and Cyber Monday discount, you can still save $15 on a $100 iTunes gift card from Amazon today with promo code ITUNES15. Use it for apps. Use it for Apple Music. Use it for iCloud storage. It’s basically $15 worth of free content and services that you were going to pay for anyway.

34.1-inch Alienware AW3418DW Monitor | $800 | Amazon
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In gaming, try-hard players see victory as more important than having fun. They see casual gaming as a detriment to their kill-death ratio. They mean business because gaming is serious business. Ladies and gentlemen, this $800 monitor is the embodiment of that spirit.


This 34.1-inch Alienware AW3418DW curved monster rocks a 21:9 aspect ratio, up to 120Hz refresh rate, 4ms response time, Nvidia G-Sync technology, and most importantly—RGB lighting.

While $800 may seem like a lot, this current price is $30 cheaper than the lowest it’s ever been listed. But that shouldn’t matter... if you take your gaming seriously.

Norton Core Router | $99 | Amazon
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Reminiscent of Buckminster Fuller’s geodesic domes, Norton’s futuristic-looking Core router is marked down to $100 on Amazon. Aside from geometric sexiness, this router offers all the benefits of a modern router (e.g., 802.11ac/WiFi 5, parental controls, and app-based management) plus Norton’s security package.


Routinely offered at $150, this is the lowest price we’ve ever seen on this model. But after a year, you’ll have to cough up more cash ($99 per year) to continue receiving protection from Norton. Regardless of whether you choose to continue with the security plan, $100 is a steal for solid, attractive router and a year’s worth of protection.

Your car is a great place for a wireless charger, but if you use GPS, audio streaming, and crank your screen to full brightness while you drive, a 5W Qi charger might not quite keep up with your device’s battery drain.


Enter Anker’s PowerWave, one of the first Qi car mounts to support 7.5W wireless charging for iPhones, the maximum possible speed. It also supports 10W charging for compatible Android phones, though that’s less rare. It’s down to an all-time low $36 with now with promo code ANKER005.

The only catch is that you’ll need a Quick Charge 3.0 charger to enable the 7.5W charging speeds (par for the course for these chargers, oddly enough), but this one from RAVPower is pretty affordable, and even has a $2 coupon available.

Any competitive gamer worth her salt considers three main things when shopping for a monitor: refresh rate, response time, and price. This $160 Dell D2719HGF delivers on all three.


This 27-inch LED monitor, sold by Newegg’s eBay storefront, offers a 144Hz refresh rate and fast 2ms response time thanks to its TN panel. Sure 4K would have been nice but when you’ll want your graphics settings to low to maximize performance, it’s hard to pass it up. (Consider that it’s $20 less than Amazon’s current price, which is the lowest they’ve ever listed.)

ASUS TUF FX504GE-US52 15.6" Gaming Laptop | $660 | eBay
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Let’s be frank: This isn’t the laptop you’ll bring home to your parents. It’s certainly not one you’ll want to be seen with at a coffee shop.


This $660 15-inch Asus gaming laptop is one you’ll hide in your bedroom and spend long hours with—performing some tactical crouching and, regrettably, a few C9s. Because ignoring its faults (the red-and-black, aggressive design), this is a solid gaming machine with at an affordable price tag ($70 less on eBay than the lowest Amazon has ever offered).

With a GTX 1050Ti graphics card, 8GB of RAM, Intel Core i5-8300H 2.30 GHz processor, and an acceptable 1TB hybrid drive, it’s a ready-and-willing companion on your desk or bed. (Oh, at it’d pair nicely with this headset.)

Seagate 8TB Desktop Hard Drive | $125 | Amazon
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If you’ve ever needed an 8TB external hard drive, it’s probably now. It could be a great gift for family members who don’t back up their files. You could use it to store all the video games you bought on Black Friday. It can hold all of the holiday movies you downloaded from...places. $125 is the best deal ever on this Seagate desktop drive, and one of the best deals we’ve ever seen on a drive of this capacity.

Kindle Paperwhite E-reader (7th Generation) | $80 | Amazon
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The previous generation Kindle Paperwhite is the best e-reader for almost everyone, and at $80, it’s a no-brainer for bookworms traveling during the ongoing holiday season.

It’s missing the waterproofing found in the latest version, but the $50 savings isn’t something papyrophobiacs should skim over. Especially when you consider this version still holds thousands of books and can last weeks on a single charge.

Anker PowerPort Mini 2-Pack | $13 | Amazon | Promo code ANKERWBF

Anker’s newest PowerPort wall charger is its smallest one yet, and you can grab two of them for just $13 on Amazon today with promo code ANKERWBF.


The PowerPort Mini isn’t much bigger than the power brick that came with your iPhone, but it includes folding plugs, two ports, and 12W of power rather than just 5W. Literally everything about it is better.

That power is split between the two ports, so while it can charge an iPad at full speed if it’s the only thing plugged in, it’ll drop down to half speed if you plugged in a second device. But even so, that’s perfectly fine for overnight charging, and this thing is small enough to fit in any bag.

Jackery Battery Backup Powerpro 500 | $400 | Amazon
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I couldn’t really tell you why the Jackery Battery Backup Powerpro 500 is being billed as a CPAP accessory. Like okay, yes, it does that, but that seems like a really narrow market compared to all the other things reviewers mention using it for. Just a few examples: Running air mattress pumps, generating electricity for TVs on the go, getting juice to a small fridge, powering astronomy equipment. IKR? Totally more useful than the name lets on. At today’s all-time low price of $400 (it’s normally $600 or more), you might just want to grab one — there’s no telling what future adventures you could have where it’ll come in handy.

Yi Lite Action Cam | $46 | Amazon | Clip the $15 coupon
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Yi makes our readers’ favorite budget action cams, and you can capture your next adventure for under $50 with today’s deal on the Yi Lite. Because you never know when you might go viral.

Compared to the original Yi Action Cam, the Yi Lite adds a 2" touchscreen, 4K/15FPS recording, and improved 2+ hour battery life. At $46 on sale, it’s a no-brainer upgrade for the screen alone, which helps you line up your shots, and also makes it much easier to change the camera’s settings.

AmazonBasics Tech Sale | Amazon
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Amazon sells a ton of affordable tech essentials under its AmazonBasics brand, and dozens of them (including some surprises) are on sale right now for Cyber Monday.


Your basic essentials like rechargeable AA batteries, USB-C cables, and Velcro cable ties are here, as you’d expect, but did you know AmazonBasics has a UPS power supply? An LED mouse pad? A cool retractable Lightning cable? Yeah, me either. Be sure to head over to Amazon to see all of the deals; chances are there’s something you can use.

It’s 2018. It’s time for your lighting to do more than just turn off and on. At the very least, you should be able to control it with a smart device. Amazon is currently discounting a number of Philips Hue bulbs that can do just that, so you can join the rest of us here in the 21st century. Or, if you’ve already got the basics, there’s also a deal to be had on the ambient lightstrip, so you can really lean into that futuristic Blade Runner vibe. Except, hopefully, for the bleak post-apocalyptic overtones.

It’s no secret that our readers love Anker products, so we worked with them to line up exclusive deals on rarely-discounted products, reader favorites, and items we recommended in our holiday gift guides. Just be sure to note the promo codes, and let us know what you got (or anything else you might want a deal on...) in the comments.


All of the deals are above, but I should make special note the two most popular items. The PowerCore Fusion is one of my favorite products (not “Anker products”...just “products”) ever. It’s a wall charger that doubles as a USB battery pack, and the battery recharges itself whenever it’s plugged into the wall. Most USB battery packs require you to bring a spare wall charger and a cable to recharge them, but this just refills while it charges your gadgets at night. I never take a trip without it. At $21 (with code KINJAFS6), it’s a must-buy.

And it can’t be overstated how popular SoundBuds Slims are with our readers. The won our Co-Op because of their solid battery life, tiny design, and strong magnets that hold them together around your neck when not in use. Get them for $21 with promo code KINJAH325.

And while it’s not cheap at $100 (with promo code KINJAPD5), the USB-C Power Delivery battery pack is insanely useful for keeping laptops and Nintendo Switches charged up on long flights. And unlike most USB-C PD battery packs, this one is encased in premium aluminum, and comes with a USB-C wall charger that you can use with all of your USB-C gadgets.

If you haven’t found the right TV deal for you this Deals Week, Walmart just put several new models on sale for Cyber Monday. The sets are definitely on the low end: most lack smart apps and HDR, some aren’t 4K, and even the Samsung is from the company’s entry level 4K lineup. But if you need a spare TV for an extra room in your house, and it doesn’t have to be the best of the best, these are rock bottom prices.

Samsung’s U3-rated microSD cards are some of the fastest and most popular options out there—I have the 128GB model in my own Nintendo Switch—and all four sizes are down to all-time low prices today on Amazon.


The 32GB card is down to a laughably cheap $6, and the 64GB just dropped to $11. The ever-so-slightly-slower SanDisk Ultra cards have even higher capacities on sale, from 200GB all the way up to 400GB, all at all-time low prices.

If you need extra space for your action cam, smartphone, tablet, Switch, or anything else, these are extremely fast cards, and extremely good deals.

Walmart and Esports Arena have their own line of gaming PCs now, and you can save on a couple of the laptops today for Cyber Monday.


$699 gets you a Core i5, a GTX 1050, 8GB of RAM, and a 128GB SSD (paired with a 1TB HDD), or you can spend $1199 to upgrade to a Core i7, GTX 1060, 16GB of RAM, and a 256GB SSD. Both computers include 15" 1080p displays with 144hz refresh rates, and even backlit mechanical (!!) keyboards.

That’s a $200 discount in both cases, and the first deal we’ve seen on these machines, both of which qualify for the Intel eSports Pack Bundle, which includes free downloads of games like Paladins and PUBG.

Update: The deals seem to still be available, but you’ll have to clip a coupon, in some cases.


In addition to our reader-exclusive discounts, the RoboVac 30, and the miniature projector deals that we’ve already covered, Anker put all of the following products on sale today for Cyber Monday.

The SoundCore Spirit headphones are noteworthy for featuring Bluetooth 5.0 and an eight hour battery in a tiny package. The $18 wall charger is worth grabbing if you own any USB-C devices (though the Power Delivery port is only 18W), and the PowerCore 13000 battery pack is worth a shout-out, because Anker’s batteries just don’t go on sale that often anymore. Head below for the rest of the deals.

Sugru Moldable Glue - 8 pack | $15-$16 | Amazon | Price varies by color

Sugru is right up there with binder clips and the Raspberry Pi in Lifehacker’s pantheon of must-have gear, and you can stock up today with eight packs from Amazon for just $15 or $16 (depending on the color), or about $4-$5 less than usual.

Private Internet Access Exclusive Deals
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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.


Private Internet Access doesn’t do much in the way of discounting, but they offer exclusive pricing and packages just for our readers that you won’t find anywhere else. Here are your options, and what you’d pay if you bought the same plan elsewhere:

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.

Best Home Deals

Coffee Gator Gold Box | Amazon
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Coffee Gator’s popular coffee accessories are getting in on the Gold Box fun today, with savings available on airtight containers, pour-over makers, kettles, and more. Chances are, there’s something in here to fit your kitchen’s decor. These prices will be gone by the end of the day, so don’t sleep on them.

Up to 40% Off Tumi | Nordstrom Rack
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Headed home for the holidays? Nordstrom Rack feels you — and that big bag of gifts you’re planning to haul with you. Prep for your trek and impress your extended family when you roll up to your parents’ house with a ton of stylish Tumi gear, up to 40% off for one day only. Everything from rolling carry-ons and duffles, to sleek backpacks and travel wallets are included in the sale, so you can certainly find the perfect bag to lug around during the busiest travel season of the year.

Marpac White Noise Gold Box | Amazon
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White noise machines are great for drowning out your internal monologue about that dumb thing to your boss three jobs ago, or when Stacy turned you down for prom, or when you forgot your lines in front of everyone in the middle school play oh god oh god just let me sleep, brain.


Marpac makes some of the most popular models out there, and three are on sale in today’s Gold Box, along with a Marpac-branded oil diffuser, if that’s more your speed.

The Dohm is almost definitely the most popular white noise machine ever, with over 13,000 Amazon reviews. It’s not a speaker, it’s an actual asymmetric fan that runs at two speeds, but you can also adjust the acoustic housing to change the pitch and volume until you find whatever tone puts you to sleep. At $31, it’s never been cheaper.

Also included in the sale are two speaker-based white noise machines. One wtih 16 sounds (including a facsimile of to Dohm’s fan noise), and a battery-powered portable model that can go in your suitcase.

Stanley Black + Decker 20-Volt MAX* 85-Piece Drill Kit | $49 | Walmart
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There comes a time in every young person’s life when he or she must strike out and leave the nest to take up a new dwelling place. When that time comes, owning a basic tool set is a must, and this $49 Stanley Black + Decker 20-Volt MAX* 85-Piece Drill Kit is a solid choice.


Along with a drill and accessories for weekend projects, it includes hand tools you’ll need for everyday tasks, like a hammer, a tape measure, screwdrivers, and a stud finder (maybe it’ll point the way to Chris Hemsworth?). They’re probably not the most high-quality tools on the planet, but they’re a fine starter collection for a fledgling adult adapting to a new native habitat.

Kershaw Pub Keychain Multitool | $11 | Amazon
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Keychain multitools were put on this Earth to be given out as stocking stuffers, and you can grab a bunch of the 5-in-1 Kershaw Pubs for just $11 each. Each one can be used as a screwdriver, a pry bar, a key chain, a bottle opener and a small knife, and according to Kershaw, it’s “safe for use at a pub while hanging out with friends.” Let’s just hope you don’t have to use the knife in that scenario.

Keter Gold Box | Amazon
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‘Tisn’t the season for outdoor furniture, but if you have a heated patio, or just want to save on some furniture now that you can enjoy come spring, Amazon’s offering terrific prices on highly rated Keter outdoor furniture today. That includes planters, seating, shelving, entire sheds, and even fun stuff like poufs and this standing bar table with a built-in ice bucket.


These prices are only available today though, so don’t let the sun go down on this deal.

Fiskars x27 36" Super Splitting Axe | $38 | Amazon
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No mere human can split logs quite like Captain America, but with the right axe, you can get pretty close. Let the Fiskars x27 36" Super Splitting Axe do that for you.


The balance, blade geometry, and power-to-weight ratio are all designed to give you maximum efficiency, so you can feel like a superhero as you chop firewood. Now all you need is a thematic costume and a global disaster to prevent.

Gotham Steel 12-Piece Nonstick Frying Pan and Cookware Set | $99 | Walmart
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Cooking is enough work without having to worry about keeping your pans in good condition. You shouldn’t have to be overly precious with objects designed for use with fire and knives.


While you’re nodding in agreement, click on over and add the Gotham Steel 12-Piece Nonstick Frying Pan and Cookware Set to your cart for $99, and enjoy the freedom that comes with pots and pans you can stick in the dishwasher. The titanium ceramic coating supposedly keeps anything from sticking, but that sounds too good to be true; maybe try making your own Christmas candy in them and report back?

Shop Succulents Good Juju Collection, Pack of 4 | $12 | Amazon
Shop Succulents Aloe Plants, Pack of 5 | $12 | Amazon
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Especially during the bleak winter months, it feels good to have something green in your home. These sets of succulents — one features five different aloe plants, while the other includes a variety of four succulents plus a bonus crystal for ~good vibes~ — are both on sale for $12, and they don’t need much sunlight or water, giving them a solid chance of surviving the frigid months ahead. Plus, they make for nice plant children to nurture while all other flora is cold and dead outside.

Limited Edition Grinch BarkBox | $25 | Amazon
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You’re a mean one, Mr. Grinch, but at least you’re nice to your dog. Give the Max to your Grinch the treat he deserves this Christmas with this Limited Edition Grinch BarkBox, now on sale for $25 at Amazon. Very good dogs/makeshift reindeer can enjoy beef and turkey treats, and chew on plush Grinch and Fred the Reindeer toys. Plus, your small heart is sure to grow three sizes the day you gift this box to your canine companion.

Honeywell True HEPA Air Purifier | $150 | Walmart and Amazon
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Your body has a lot to deal with this time of year. There’s the stress of the holidays, the germs you’ll encounter from being around more sick people than usual, and the dry air you’re breathing in heated environments.


Give yourself a fighting chance at staying healthy with the Honeywell True HEPA Air Purifier, $150 at Walmart and Amazon.

Sucking the dust and allergens out of the air won’t work miracles, but it may give your immune system just enough of a break to get you through the winter without succumbing to illness. If nothing else, your sinuses will probably thank you, and you’ll likely be breathing a little easier.

DEWALT 6-Tool Combo Kit | $350 | Amazon
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A big-ass tool set is a perfect gift for the handy person (or aspiring handy person) in your life, and this six-tool combo kit from DEWALT is cheaper than ever for the holidays.


$350 gets you a drill/driver, an impact driver, two different saws, a work light, and, uh, a Bluetooth speaker, along with two batteries and a tool bag. This is the year you put in the new porch, you swear, just as soon as the ground thaws, honestly.

Tacklife 12-Volt Tire Inflator | $9 via on-page coupon and code 34RRW677 | Amazon
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I’ll just be straight with you — you need the Tacklife 12-Volt Tire Inflator. It features a flashlight for actual nighttime roadside emergencies, and the three adapter nozzles make it super versatile; it’ll pump up your bike tires, balls for all kinds of sports, pool floats in the summer, and whatever other inflatables you throw at it.


You’re also unlikely to find a similar device for less: Clip the $5 coupon on the page and apply coupon code 34RRW677 at checkout for a final price of just $9. But do it quick! This deal will probably go bust quicker than an overfilled air mattress.

Wilton Chocolate Pro Chocolate Fountain | $44 | Amazon
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If there’s one surefire way to make sure your holiday party goes down in holiday party history, it’s by featuring a chocolate fountain, the one dessert whose lure not even the Grinch-iest guest can resist. And now, you can snag this Wilton Chocolate Pro for just $44. At 16 inches tall, this waterfall of deliciousness would make for a perfect party centerpiece, and it holds up to 4 pounds of melted chocolate, which sounds like a good amount to me. And hey, if you want to start breaking this thing out for occasions other than parties — like, say, Wednesdays — no judgement whatsoever.

Wera Kraftform Kompakt 27 Slotted Ratcheting Screwdriver | $31 | Amazon
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Not every product needs a lot of fancy advertising copy. If you don’t use ratcheting screwdrivers, no commercial will make you want one. But if you do, you can tell that the Wera Kraftform Kompakt 27 Slotted Ratcheting Screwdriver is where it’s at.


It features a magnetic tip and integrated bit storage, and reviewers say it works smoothly and holds up to heavy use. What more could you ask? It’s totally worth a look at today’s $31 price, and that’s pretty high praise for a simple hand tool.