Today's Best Deals: LED Bulbs, Survival Gear, Irrigation Controllers

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LED lightbulbs, smart irrigation controllers, and tons of USB charging gear lead off Thursday’s best deals.

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Update: The $27 soft white pack is sold out, but the $31 daylight bulbs are still in stock.

Here’s something to light up your day. A 16-pack of soft white LED lightbulbs (who needs 16 lightbulbs at once? You do, that’s who) is only $27 today. This pack was briefly available for $20 on Prime Day, but otherwise, $1.66 per bulb is one of the best LED prices we’ve ever seen.

Want daylight bulbs? That pack is just $4 more.

Rachio’s smart sprinkler controller is the brain your irrigation system needs, and you can pick one up a refurb for an all-time low price today on Amazon.

Depending on which model you choose, the controller can manage either 8 or 16 different zones in your yard, and automatically adjusts watering schedules based on the weather. If you want to keep tabs on it, its iOS and Android app will show you how much water you’re using (and saving), and allow you to make any adjustments necessary, no matter where you are in the world. All of these smarts mean that the IRO can save you 30% on your outdoor water use, so it should pay for itself over time. It’s also EPA WaterSense Certified, meaning your local water company might offer you a rebate for purchasing it.

Today’s prices, $95 for the 8-zone and $105 for the 16-zone are the best Amazon’s ever listed, but they’re only available today as part of a Gold Box deal.

This fire bowl has been listed on Amazon for years, and it’s never sold for under $80. In fact, it almost always costs over $100. Right now though, it’s just $40, which could very well be a mistake.

Monoprice is already known for bargain basement prices, but they’re currently taking an extra 15% off sitewide with promo code SCORCHER, which opens up a whole world of deal possibilities.

We’ve highlighted a few of our favorites items below, but Monoprice is great for cheap cables, speakers, printer ink, and peripherals as well, so be sure to shop around. In fact, Lifehacker put together a guide to help you pick the best stuff.

Let us know what you got in the comments!

After this election, when our country descends into anarchy, you’ll be glad you bought this $7 survival “grenade.” Unwrap the 9' of 550 pound paracord, and inside you’ll find tin foil, tinder, a flint rod, a knife, and even fishing equipment to help you live off the land.

I would vote for the candidate that promised to put a 5-port USB charger on every desk and nightstand in the country, but until that comes to pass, we’ll have to buy our own. Anker’s 40W model is down to $24 today with code ANKERPU7, and even includes five microUSB cables to add to your collection.

Update: Sold out

While it won’t make your cat love you, she’ll still have a ton of fun with Amazon’s top-selling scratching pad, which is marked down to just $6 today on Amazon. Obviously, all cats are different, but 4.5 stars on over 4,000 reviews indicates that this should be a hit with your furry, reclusive roommate.

It’s too hot to even leave the house for ice cream, but it’s easy to make it yourself with this Cuisinart soft serve machine. The ICE-45 even includes three mix-in dispensers that automatically add sprinkles, chocolate chips, or other small extras to your treat. The sweetest part? $71 is the best price Amazon’s listed in 2016.

This PS4 deal doesn’t include any bundled games, but $280 is one of the best prices we’ve ever seen on the rarely discounted console. Now please, stop spamming the comments in every Xbox One deal article about how these never go on sale.

Black & Decker’s electric garden shears are perfect for touching up your shrubs and edging grass, and $32 is a match for the best price Amazon’s ever offered. Please, just mind your fingers around this thing.

Battery life on your iPhone not cutting it? Jackery’s blowing out their Leaf battery cases for just $16 with code IN8IX3MT. The iPhone 5/5s/SE model comes in both white and black, while the iPhone 6/6s version is only available in one color, but both have enough capacity to give your phone at least a full charge.

$20 is a decent price for a Quick Charge 3.0 wall charger, and today, RAVPower will throw in a free 5-pack of MicroUSB cables, including extra-long 6' and 10' cords. Just add both items below to your cart, and use code ESA4I59J at checkout.

J.Crew Factory’s clearance section has everything you need for a summer wedding, a trip to the beach, and every occasion in between, and you can save an extra 50% on the already discounted prices today with code SHOPNOW.

If you want to try pulling in local HDTV channels over the air, these omni-directional antennas are incredibly affordable today. The $8 unamplified model (with code 7QJLY42K) matches the best price we’ve ever seen on a TV antenna, and $17 is a fantastic deal (with code XIW3BM2K) for an amplified antenna as well.

Need help deciding which one to get? Lifehacker has a great guide to get you started.

Update: Sold out at $17

Making your own popcorn is cheaper than buying microwave packs, and allows you to customize the flavoring to your liking, and this microwave cooker gets the job done in just 90 seconds. It normally sells for around $20, but right now on Amazon, you can get it for $17. Get it with Prime shipping, and you’ll have it in time for a weekend movie night.

This certainly isn’t the most exciting deal, but a good folding table is just one of those things that everyone should own, and if you don’t have one, Amazon’s top-selling model is just $29 right now, an all-time low.

Normally, I wouldn’t recommend buying a disposable cleaning product when a reusable option exists, but come on, toilet wands are shockingly disgusting. With Clorox’s disposable toilet cleaning system, you just scrub, then toss the cleaning pad with the press of a button.

For a limited time, Amazon’s offering a $1 coupon at checkout, and even though it’s an add-on item, it’ll still ship by itself if you use Subscribe & Save.

Need a new case for your iPhone 6 or 6s? Jackery’s slim Genesis cases are on sale for just $3 each today with code UHM8RR84, in three different colors.

Note: The code will only work on cases that are currently priced at $6.99.

If you’ve got the space for it, $315 is a pretty incredible price to have a Bowflex gym delivered to your front door. That price is only available for Prime members, but it’ll pay for itself in short order compared to a gym membership.

Vent-mounted magnets might be the hot new thing in smartphone car holders, but if your CD slot is lying dormant, or if you just don’t want to block a vent, this is also a great option.

If your PlayStation Plus subscription or Xbox Live Gold membership is getting close to its expiration date, or (gasp) you just don’t have one at all, you can grab a 12 month membership to either today about $40.

There’s a pretty large sale going on over at Bluefly and when you se the code EXTRA20, you get an 20% off. I will warn you, there’s a lot to choose from, but there are also a lot of exclusions (the exclusions list probably has more brands on it than not). Big name brands like Saint Laurent, Vince, Elizabeth and James, and Tod’s are surprisingly included in the extra 20%.

For a few years now, Antec’s USB-powered HDTV bias light has been one of our most reliably popular deals whenever it went on sale. The problem: It only got a significant discount once every few months. Luckily, a copycat has emerged to fill in the gap.

Just like the Antec model, these Vansky LED light strips plug directly into your TV’s USB port for power, and sticks to the back of the set via built-in adhesive. Once you turn your TV on, the light strip will cast a soft glow on the wall behind it, which can reduce eyestrain when watching in the dark, and improve your TV’s perceived black levels.

We’ve posted deals on these several times now, but today’s $17 and $14 price points are all-time lows.

Southwest had a pretty epic meltdown last week, but if that won’t scare you away from flying with them in the future, this discounted gift card is basically free money.

Pro tip: Use the money you saved to buy Earlybird check in.

Neutrogena’s Ultra Sheer Dry-Touch sunscreen was your favorite sunscreen, by a large margin. Right now, clip this coupon on Amazon and get this 2-pack for only $10. You have to subscribe to the Subscribe & Save delivery, but you can always cancel after the first delivery.

If you own a PS4, Uncharted 4 is basically a must-own title, and Amazon’s marked it down to an all-time low $40 today.

Amazon’s currently taking an extra 15% off when you subscribe to various Frito Lay products, including Stacy’s pita chips, Doritos, Smartfood popcorn, and more. Head over here to see the full list, and order your favorites before there are only crumbs left.

Note: You won’t see the discount until checkout, and you’ll need to use Subscribe & Save. You can always cancel after your first delivery though.

Love it or hate it, Wayfair seems to be here to stay (and will continue to burden us with that stupid song from their commercial getting stuck in your head). So, if you’re still looking for something to make your apartment feel a little more like a real apartment, there’s bound to be something for you that’s 70% off.

GAP has stepped up its game when it comes to basics and denim. It’s super easy to find at least something you’ve been meaning to get (ahem, those jeans you probably should’ve replaced last year). With 35% off regular-priced items and an extra 50% off sale items with the code HAPPY, you’ll be glad you gave GAP another chance.

Reebok’s Professional Deck is actually an adjustable step, workout bench, and storage compartment all rolled into one, and Amazon’s marked it down to an all-time low $150 today. That’s roughly $40-$70 less than usual, but it’s already slightly backordered, so get yours before they’re all swoled out.

There are bigger and better meat smokers out there, but if you’re just curious about the process, this Char-Broil charcoal smoker is a great starter model for just $65. And if you’re the DIY type, there are even some easy modifications you could implement to improve it.

The Shark Navigator Lift-Away is your favorite affordable vacuum cleaner, but it’s the step-up Professional model that’s on sale today for $144. Compared to the standard Lift-Away, the Professional includes a longer power cord and a microfiber dusting attachment. Today’s price is within $4 of an all-time low, and a solid discount from its usual $170-$200.

If that’s a bit out of your price range, Amazon’s still selling refurbs of the standard Lift-Away for $90.

Aukey’s clearing out Bluetooth selfie sticks for just $4 right now, which is as cheap as we’ve ever seen. Just please, use them responsibly.

Note: As far as I can tell, these two products are identical, so if one sells out, try the other.

USB-C is slowly taking over the world, and you can manage the transition with this 6-port, 60W charger for just $15 (with code 4TYXG288). It includes four 2.4A USB ports for your older devices, plus a pair of USB-C ports for newer phones and even laptops.

The new Doom game is...exactly what you’d expect it to be, which is mostly a good thing. If it’s been on your wishlist, Amazon’s already knocked it down to $30 for PC, Xbox One, and PS4.

The successor to one of the most popular mice ever made is down to a new low price on Amazon, while supplies last.

Note: We posted this last week for $70, which at the time was an all-time low price, but now it’s $2 less.

The Logitech MX Master Mouse comes with all the accoutrements you’d expect form a high end mouse—namely a rechargeable battery, adjustable DPI, and a dark field laser that works on glass—and a few that you wouldn’t, like a side thumb wheel for horizontal navigation and gestures, and the ability to connect over Bluetooth to three devices simultaneously.

$68 is the best price we’ve ever seen, but I wouldn’t expect it to last, so click on over to Amazon to lock in your order.

It would be disingenous to call any 20,000mAh battery pack “small,” but Anker’s PowerCore Edge is at least thin. A mere centimeter thin, in fact.

Other than the unique design, this is the same PowerCore battery you know and love, so if you need some extra juice for your tablet on a long flight, or your phone during Pokémon Go outings, today’s $35 deal is an all-time low.

Indochino is your favorite custom clothing company, and this week they’re offering Kinja Deals readers their best shirt pricing ever. $279 gets you five shirts with promo code KINJA5. Read more about the deal here.

Some of our peers have Melania’d the discount we launched with Indochino back in May, so we can’t call it an exclusive anymore. However, it’s still the best pricing they’ve ever offered, so if you missed out last time or want more suits, here’s your chance. Read more here.





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