Best of 9to5Toys: Pad & Quill 8th Anniversary Sale, Apple’s iPad 10.5-inch is up to $150 off, how to start your Z-Wave smart home, more

In this week’s Best of 9to5Toys: Pad & Quill launches massive 30% off sale, Best Buy discounts Apple’s 10.5-inch iPad Pro by up to $150, we show you how to kickstart your Z-Wave smart home, more…

Pad & Quill is a well-known brand around these parts, and it’s not often we see a large discount on a wide selection of products. For its 8th anniversary, the company is offering 20% off, with extra codes giving up to another 10% off (or $10 off) select items. If you’re in the market for a new bag, wallet, case, or other accessory, this is a can’t-miss opportunity.

Apple’s iPad Pro 10.5-inch doesn’t see many sales, and Best Buy is currently running one of the better that we’ve tracked. With up to $150 off depending on the configuration you choose, this could become a crucial component to any student’s upcoming semester. With a blazing fast processor, Apple Pencil support, and Apple’s iOS 12 just around the corner, this is a must-have for any student or professional.

Starting a smart home can be daunting. Do you go with Z-Wave, Assistant, Alexa, HomeKit, or something entirely different? Well, our Blair Altland takes a deep dive into Z-Wave to show you exactly how to start. This technology is great as it piggy-backs off of itself, giving you near infinite range of control. Z-Wave products are also, generally speaking, compatible with both Alexa or Assistant, giving you a wider range of use and not locking you into a single platform.

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