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Trevor Daugherty


Trevor Daugherty is the Senior Editor of 9to5Toys. Since joining in 2014, he’s specialized in product reviews, exclusive discounts and 9to5’s New Toy of the Day. Contact him direct at trevor@9to5mac.com.

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Makita’s 3-tool Combo Kit checks the DIY boxes at $299 ($50 off)

Home Depot offers the Makita 3-tool Combo Kit for $299 shipped. As a comparison, it typically goes for $349 and has never sold for less at various retailers including Amazon. This bundle includes everything you need for basic DIY tasks around the house, such as a drill and driver, alongside a circular saw. You’ll also receive two batteries, a wall charger, and a carrying case for toting around all your new tools. You can learn more about this bundle here including its stellar ratings from Home Depot customers.

Get a best-selling Apple Watch sport band under $7 or three for $13.50

VATI Authorized via Amazon offers its Apple Watch Sport Bands in various colors from $6.78 Prime shipped. As a comparison, you’d typically pay up to $12 for various different colors. This is the second-best price we’ve tracked in 2020. Opt for a 3-pack from $13.59 and save further, which brings great value and is $2 less than our previous mention. These sport bands are made from “soft silicone” and feature a comparable design to Apple’s official options, for a fraction of the price. These are the #1 best-selling Apple Watch bands at Amazon, making it an easy buy if you want to upgrade to a new style. Rated 4.6/5 stars by over 9,400 Amazon reviewers.

Ryobi’s 18-inch 40V Electric Lawn Mower $299, more in today’s Green Deals

Home Depot offers the Ryobi 18-inch 40V Cordless Electric Walk Behind Lawn Mower for $299 shipped. As a comparison, it typically goes for $379 with today’s deal marking the best we’ve tracked to date. This is Ryobi’s newest electric lawn mower, sporting a fresh design and two 2Ah batteries with purchase. It can either mulch or do side discharges and ships with a wall charger as well. Rated 4.6/5 stars by early reviewers.

Head below for more deals on rechargeable batteries, and of course Electrek’s best EV buying and leasing deals.

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Hunter takes up to 30% off its popular rain boots, jackets, accessories, more

With spring weather upon us, Hunter Boots is celebrating with up to 30% off its collection of “iconic footwear, outerwear, and accessories.” Free shipping is available on all orders alongside a new extended return window, giving you plenty of time to check out your purchase without concern. Inside today’s sale you’ll find a mix of new releases from Hunter and styles from previous seasons, as well. Head below for all of our top picks for both men and women.

Just over 2-years since Amazon first detailed its in-house delivery service, new reports today point to the online giant backing off its plans of competing with UPS and FedEx. Amazon Shipping is slated to be paused starting in June, according to reports, as the fallout from COVID-19 continues to reach all areas of our daily lives. With an eye on cutting out the competition from its supply chain, Amazon has long had eyes for developing an end-to-end solution for its e-commerce shoppers. However, given the current climate and Amazon’s strains in other areas at this time, it makes sense that this change is on the horizon. Hit the jump for everything we know at this time and a few potential scenarios for how this will play out over the course of 2020.

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Anker is back with another batch of deals today headlined by its Nebula Capsule Max Portable Projector for $395.49 shipped when promo code HOMEMAX6 is applied during checkout. That’s down from the usual $470 going rate and $4 less than our previous mention. As one of Anker’s newest projector releases, this model delivers the latest portable technology, including the ability to push a 100-inch HD image while streaming from your favorite services like YouTube, Netflix, Hulu, and more. Includes one HDMI input and a built-in 8W speaker, plus an internal 4-hour battery. Rated 4.4/5 stars.

Other notable Anker deals today:

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Wrap your Google Pixel 4/XL in an official case for $20 (Up to 50% off)

Verizon Wireless is now offering Google’s official Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL cases for $19.99 with free shipping available for all. As a comparison, you’d typically pay upwards of $40 with today’s deal matching the best we’ve seen all-time. Amazon just dropped these cases to $26. Google’s official Pixel 4/XL cases offer a fabric design in your choice of multiple colors. You’ll be able to enjoy wireless charging here with compatible accessories and Google’s Active Edge technology lets you call up Assistant “with just a squeeze.” Amazon customers have left a 4.2/5 star rating.

Trusted eBay seller ElectronicsBasket (100% positive feedback from 37,000) offers the second-generation Apple AirPods for $122.99 shipped. As a comparison, they typically sell for $159 and Amazon is currently offering them at $139. Today’s deal is the second-best we’ve seen in 2020. Apple’s latest AirPods feature the new H1 chip for fast wireless pairing, along with access to Hey Siri, and more. AirPods are arguably the best earbuds in this price range, and even more so at today’s price drop, making it a great time to dive in.

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Home Depot offers smart locks from Kwikset, more up to 30% off for today only

Today only, as part of its Special Buys of the Day, Home Depot is offering up to 30% off select smart door locks and hardware. All orders can enjoy free shipping today. Our top pick is the Schlage Camelot Smart Door Lock with Lever for $239. Originally $350, it tends to be sold around $325 currently. This is a match of our previous mention at Home Depot. Notable features include three alert modes which provide accurate push notifications about what kind of activity is happening in your home, alongside compatibility with Alexa, Z-Wave and more. This is a great way to upgrade your security system without spending too much cash up front. Rated 4.4/5 stars by over 800 Home Depot reviewers. Check out the entire sale here or hit the jump for more.

Apple’s new 11- and 12.9-inch iPad Pros are back in-stock and discounted by $50 at B&H with select models matched over at Amazon. This returns prices to our previous mention with free shipping available for all. Apple recently upgraded its iPad Pro with a new camera system, faster internal processor, and more. It’s available in both Wi-Fi and Cellular configurations with the base model now offering 128GB of storage. You can learn more in our top 20 features video that details all of the best new upgrades on Apple’s latest iPad Pro.

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With the COVID-19 crisis arguably taking up all the space on the airwaves, it can be easy to get bogged down and tough to find moments of light humor. Lumen Couture is trying to make a dent in public safety while also bringing a bit of fun to the situation. With everyone being encouraged to wear facemasks, Lumen saw a potentially fun way to make a difference. Its new LED-packed facemask offers an iOS-connected build that lets you put messages on the front. Not to mention a host of other features. Lumen will also be donating a portion of profits to the WHO COVID-19 response fund, as well. Head below for full details, pricing, and more.

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Get started on raised garden beds for $28, more in today’s Green Deals

Walmart offers the Greenes Fence Cedar Raised Garden Bed for $27.99. Free shipping is available on orders over $35. As a comparison, you’d typically pay $40 here. This is a great option if you’re looking to build some raised beds this spring. You’ll receive everything needed to construct a 42-inch square bed. Rated 4.5/5 stars.

Head below for more deals on smart light bulbs, and of course Electrek’s best EV buying and leasing deals.

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Support for 4K and HDR content highlight this Hisense TV, now $800 ($200 off)

Amazon offers the Hisense 65-inch 4K HDR Smart UHDTV for $799.99 shipped. You’ll also find this deal at Walmart, as well. That’s a $200 discount from the regular going rate and the second-best price we’ve tracked to date. Notable features here include both 4K and HDR10 support wrapped up in a 65-inch panel. You’ll find four HDMI inputs, as well, delivering enough connectivity to pair gaming consoles, streaming media players, and more. Rated 4.1/5 stars.

Update: Even more deals added below.

Anker’s latest Amazon sale is headlined by its PowerCore Slim 10000mAh Portable Battery for $25.49 shipped. As a comparison, it typically goes for over $35 and today’s deal matches the Amazon all-time low price. This slim portable battery offers a 10000mAh capacity with USB-A, microUSB, and USB-C connectivity. You’ll be able to charge the latest iPhones two times over, and some of the newest Samsung Galaxy devices up to four times. This is a great option to toss in your bag and ensure that you’ll always have some extra juice around while on-the-go. Rated 4.8/5 stars by over 1,100 Amazon customers.

Another top pick is Anker’s Qi Wireless Charger for $11.99 Prime shipped when promo code AK7D2524 is applied during checkout. You’d typically pay $19 for this charger with today’s deal marking the best we’ve seen in 5-months. This Qi charger delivers speeds up to 10W with compatible devices and the stand design makes it easy to stay on top of notifications throughout the day. Rated 4.5/5 stars.

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Best Buy currently offers Apple’s latest 21-inch 4K Retina iMac 3.6GHz/8GB/1TB for $1,099.99 shipped. That’s nearly $200 off and the second-best price we’ve tracked in 2020. B&H is taking $100 off currently and most other retailers are charging the full $1,299 price. Apple includes a 21.5-inch Retina 4K display here built around a 3.6GHz Intel i5 processor, 8GB worth of RAM, and a 1TB hard drive. You’ll get two Thunderbolt 3 ports, USB-A connectivity, and 802.11ac Wi-Fi as well. It’s a great machine for budding content creators, web browsing, and light photo editing.

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Apple’s latest movie sale includes the complete Harry Pottery collection, and a $5 film promotion highlighting the anniversary of varies titles. You’ll also find this week’s $1 HD rental and more down below. Hit the jump for all of our top picks.

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expiredWithings Body+ Smart Scale offers Apple Health integration for $79

Amazon offers the Withings Body+ Smart Composition Scale for $79 shipped in black. Also at Best Buy. As a comparison, you’d typically pay $100 at Amazon. Today’s deal is the second-best offer we’ve tracked at Amazon this year. The latest Withings scale offers full Wi-Fi compatibility, with the option to track weight, body fat, water percentage, muscle, and bone mass, along with other metrics. It also features automatic tracking, support for multiple users, and compatibility with Apple Health. I’ve been using this scale for over a year, it really stands out in both quality and design. Over 5,100 Amazon reviewers have left a collective 4.3/5 star rating.

Arlo Baby Monitor offers HomeKit control, sensors, more: $100 ($30 off)

Amazon offers the Arlo Baby HomeKit-enabled Camera and Monitor for $99.99 shipped. As a comparison, it typically goes for upwards of $130 or more with today’s deal matching our previous mention as well as the Amazon all-time low. It originally sold for $200. This baby monitor delivers HomeKit compatibility, full 1080p feeds, two-way wireless communication and more. There’s also the ability to play kid-friendly nursery rhymes as well directly through the receiver. Rated 3.9/5 stars. Learn more in our previous coverage.

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