As senior staff writer Kimber Streams writes in our Windows ultrabooks guide, ultrabooks are the best laptops for most people. Lightweight with a long battery life, ultrabooks work well for basic tasks like checking and replying to email, editing audio, editing personal photos, or collaborating in Google Docs—all for less than the price of a more decked-out laptop.
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Our pick for the best 2-in-1 laptop is the HP Spectre x360 13 and it’s down to $779 with code 5STACKBFCM21. This convertible laptop is a good choice if you want to use it as a tablet or propped up like a tent—these setups can make following recipes or watching Netflix easier. This item also comes with the most recent generation of Intel core processor and
Black Friday 2020 deals are everywhere you look, even in the most unexpected places. Streaming services — not typically the first thing that comes to mind on sale days — have lowered the prices of its plans this weekend, including Philo and its cable streaming platform.
The under-the-radar platform is already the cheapest cable streaming option available on the market at its $20-per-month price, and now, new and returning subscribers can get 25 percent off their first month by using the coupon code “BLACKFRIDAY” when starting an account. The deal is slated to last until this Sunday, Nov. 29, at 11:59 p.m. ET/8:59 p.m. PT.
By PowerCore+ PD charger combo at Amazon – $110.49
Tile Starter Pack – $40
Tile’s small trackers can help you keep track of your stuff and now you can get a starter bundle with one Tile Mate and one Tile Slim for $40, which is $10 off its normal price. The standard Tile Mate works best when clipped onto a keychain, which will help a lot if you’re constantly misplacing your car keys. The Slim’s thin, wider format is best for living inside your wallet. If you just want the Tile Mate, you can grab one of them for $18, which is 28 percent off its normal price.
Buy Tile Starter Pack at Amazon – $40 Buy Tile Mate at Amazon – $18 Buy Tile Mate at Best Buy – $18
Logitech M510 wireless mouse – $18
You can’t go wrong with one of Logitech’s wireless mice, and
Who can deny the allure of a new gadget to play with, especially one purchased at a steeply discounted price?
Amazon has always understood the shiny appeal of these object and prices them to move once the holiday sales hit. Below you’ll find a smattering of selections from a fun robot vacuum that cleans your floor to a dog-pleasing treat tosser that keeps your pups entertained while you’re out for the day.
Keep scrolling to see which fun and handy electronic gadget you should pick up today that can streamline your life on the cheap.
You can trust our independent reviews. We may earn a commission from some of the retailers, but we never allow this to influence selections, which are formed from real-world testing, expert advice and our own research. This revenue helps to fund journalism across The Independent.
A fresh wave of COVID-19 lockdowns have shuttered stores and restaurants, but that doesn’t mean that Black Friday deals are shut down. They’re out there, and whether you’re buying online or willing and able to brave the crowds, there are deals to search for as well as ones to avoid.
Before you firm up your list and whip out your credit card, it’s important to make every dollar work as hard as it can — especially if the coronavirus has put a squeeze on your wallet. Figuring out if you should get that gift card now or in a few weeks can go a long way to maximizing your holiday budget.
The good news: So many sales are starting early that you can snap up some great deals right now — without even having to brave lines and crowds.
The bad: It can be tricky to figure out what sales