Today's Best Deals: Audio-Technica, Household Sample Box, and More

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An Audio-Technica Gold Box, $15 household sample box with $15 credit, Cowin noise-cancelling headphones, and more lead today’s best lifestyle deals.

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Top Tech Deals

When it comes to full-sized headphones, wired options still reign supreme, and Audio-Technica took the throw for the second time your favorites. Now you an get both models for less during this one-day sale. The sale has the ATH-M50X and M40X at their lowest prices, plus condenser mics and turntables. But these prices will *record scratch* disappear by the end of the day.

Amazon’s new Dash Wand has Alexa built right in, and lets you order groceries and other household goods just by scanning a barcode or using your voice. The best part though? It’s basically free.

The Dash Wand will set you back $20 upfront (not bad considering it’s a full-featured Alexa voice assistant), but once you register it, you’ll get a $20 credit in your Amazon account automatically. It’s basically the same value proposition behind Amazon’s $5 dash buttons, but the Wand seems infinitely more useful and flexible.

Plus, if you live in a city with Amazon Prime Fresh, buying the wand will get you a 90 day trial membership, so you can fully immerse yourself in Amazon’s lazy vision of the future. We posted this when it launched last month, but it’s been sold out or heavily backordered ever since, until today.

If you want to power devices like TVs and mini-fridges while you’re out at a tailgate, your only real option until recently has been a noisy, gas-guzzling generator. But the proliferation of affordable lithium batteries and solar panels is threatening to change that, as evidenced by the Jackery PowerPro.

This electric “generator” features a 500Wh battery that can recharge a smartphone over 40 times, a laptop 3-6 times, a TV for several hours, and a lot more. If it draws less than 300W, you can plug it in here.

When it comes time to recharge, PowerPro’s included 85W solar panel allows you to refill the battery to full with 7 hours of direct sunlight, which can extend your runtime even longer. It wouldn’t be ideal for weeklong camping trips or extended power outages at home, but it might be just enough power for a tailgate or barbecue, and you can save $200 right now with promo code TR77JI38.

A lockbox doesn’t do a whole lot to deter thieves if they can just grab the entire thing off your shelf, but this compact Master Lock 5900D includes a built-in security cable so you can secure it to something solid.

You don’t need to sell a kidney to afford noise-cancelling Bluetooth headphones; these 4 star-rated Cowin E-7s are just $38 right now, or $32 off with promo code 42YFK63R.

They might not have the brand recognition of Sony or Bose, but these headphones pack in 30 hours of battery life, the ability to use them in wired mode if the battery dies, and yes, active noise cancellation that reviewers say works really well.

Anker makes basically all of our readers’ favorite charging and affordable audio gear, and their Prime Day deals didn’t disappoint. The best part is they’re still going on.

There are way too many to list here, but we’ve rounded up all the deals over on this post, including your favorite Bluetooth speaker, a popular robotic vacuum, a portable laser projector, and of course, all the charging gear you could possibly need.

There’s not a whole lot to say here: This phone stand has nearly 4,000 reviews, looks great, and is only $6 today with code 6VGBXP2D. Why wouldn’t you put one on your desk?

Top Home DealS

When you live in a big city and rent apartments, having a home phone isn’t necessarily an option, but I’ve definitely had to buy my parents’ new handsets for various holidays. If it’s about time to replace yours, this Gold Box deal on a set of five Panisonic Link2Cell Bluetooth Cordless Phones is like music to your ears.

Sync your phone to these so you never miss a call, add voice alerts, even charge your cell with the USB input on the home base. If home phones could be upgraded to fit into 2017, these did it.

Sample boxes like these, the ones full of things you probably need around your house rather than sample sized beauty products or protein powder (no offense), are great. For $15, you get 15 samples of stuff like paper towels, laundry detergent, hand sanitizer, and more, plus $15 back to spend on buying select household items.

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 $18, 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.

If you were living under a rock and missed yesterday’s Instant Pot deals, the LUX60 is down to $72 right now on Amazon, about 10% less than usual. That’s not a huge discount, but these hardly ever go on sale, and they’ll change the way you cook.

Magnetic wristbands are incredibly handy for doing work around the house, and this one’s only $9 with promo code JOEEPL3H today.

The Aeropress is the easiest method for making good coffee, and starting at $8 today, you can upgrade yours to a permanent filter. Obviously that’s better for the environment, and many will argue tastes better as well. I agree. you’ll find a big difference when brewing paper versus stainless steel. The paper collects much of the fines and oils that you taste when brewed through a metal disk or cone, so your cup will be less nuanced. - Stumptown

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Top Lifestyle Deals

You can get $20 sunglasses that are polarized or $20 sunglasses with metal frames, but rarely both, and never in this many different styles.

If you missed out on our exclusive code last week, Prime Day brings 20% off a ton of styles from Privé Revaux. Just add them to your cart to see the discount.

Privé Revaux makes polarized, stylish shades for less than half of what you’d expect, and right now, our readers can take advantage of their best prices ever. Yes, the models are celebrities looking super awkward who probably had nothing better to do, but the sunglasses are actually pretty great looking.

You don’t need a ton of storage space and a roof rack on your car to go kayaking. This Intex one-seater is inflatable, so it can fit in your closet and your trunk, and you can get it for just $50 today in Amazon’s Gold Box, complete with a manual pump. Just don’t forget to bring Advil to take once you’re done paddling.

Zappos is basically a one-stop shoe destination already, but right now, they’re having an actual sale, something they haven’t done in years. Grab discounted shoes from Cole Haan, Brooks, Nike, Stuart Weitzman, Frye, and more for men and women. And, if you’re part of their rewards program, get 3x the points on the over 40,000 items on sale.

When it comes to having a corner on the market, nothing really compares to Nike. And right now, there’s a huge summer sale with up to 50% off. Everything you could need for a good workout wardrobe is included, from apparel, to sneakers, to gear.

H&M’s fast-fashion is even faster and cheaper, with their huge sale going on right now. What was an amazing sale at up to 60% off, is now up to 80% off women’s, men’s, kids, and home goods, starting at just $3. It’s silly not to at least take a look.

Because H&M does tend to be on the buy now, throw out later track of fashion, look for the premium pieces, rather than the lower end ones. Go against your entire nature and change the drop down to show Price: Highest to Lowest. Trust me on this on. Basically everything is going to be under $100 anyway, but you’ll score suede or leather pieces at ungodly low prices.

Pack your stuff in a new Timbuk2 bag during this sale. Get 30% off 24 different styles, no code needed, and make sure your commute is packed well. Everything from weekenders to wallets to bike seat packs is included in the sale, plus you can’t beat Prime shipping.

Top Media Deals

Star Trek: Beyond was actually pretty good—well, at least better than Into Darkness—and it’s definitely worth the Blu-ray for $8.

For the first time since the holiday shopping season, Amazon’s offering a sitewide discount on all physical books they sell; save $5 on any order of $15 or more with code PRIMEBOOKS17.

Just like previous, similar deals, this deal excludes Kindle titles and audiobooks, but if there are any commemorative coffee table-type books or collector’s editions that you’ve been eyeing, this is a great opportunity. Just choose carefully; you can only use the code once per account.

You can buy multiple books to meet the $15 threshold, or use it on a single book over $15. Again, this works on any physical book Amazon sells (shipped and sold by Amazon directly), so you shouldn’t have any trouble finding a use for it. Let us know in the comments what you got!

Need to get caught up on Blade Runner before the sequel comes out? The remastered Final Cut Blu-ray is on sale for $14 right now, within a few cents of an all-time low.

Note: The Blu-ray will play on US Blu-ray players, but the special features DVD is region locked to the UK.

Top Gaming Deals

If you were waiting for a good discount to dive back into the world of XCOM, Amazon’s offering the console version for $20, the best price we’ve ever seen. Good luck, Commander.

Xbox Live Gold discounts aren’t as commonplace as they used to be, but if your account is expiring soon, Amazon will toss in a bonus $10 Xbox gift credit (expires at the end of July) when you purchase a three month membership code. Just note that this only works on the digital memberships, not the cards.

If you’ve played Ticket to Ride, the European version is more than just a new map. The addition of tunnels, ferries, and train stations add new layers of strategy that the American edition lacks, making it a worthy addition to your board game cabinet for $30.




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