Nintendo Switch OLED review: Incremental updates make for a next-gen. experience

Nintendo finally launched the long-awaited Switch OLED, delivering the latest iteration of its hybrid console. Now after putting it to the test, we’re diving in to see if a more immersive screen and other improvements are actually worth the cash. Head below for all of our thoughts.

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Epos H6Pro review: Premium wired gaming headset with incredible detail [Video]

Following the release of the H3 and H3 Hybrid headsets, Epos is back with a more premium headset to replace the GSP 500/600 line. The new Epos H6Pro comes in open or closed acoustic flavors with a great assortment of colors, but it carries a hefty price of $180 for a wired headset. So what does it have to offer for that price? Be sure to hit the video to see all the details. 

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Apple’s official iPhone 13 Pro MagSafe Leather Case sees first Amazon discount to $50

Amazon is now offering the new Apple iPhone 13 Pro MagSafe Leather Case for $49.99 shipped. Normally fetching $59, you’re looking at only the second discount since launching last month, a new all-time low, and the first time on sale at Amazon in the first place. Apple’s official MagSafe case covers your iPhone 13 Pro in a specially tanned and finished leather that’s complemented by machined buttons to round out the premium stylings. Alongside magnets that allow it to snap right onto the back of your device, there’s also support for Apple’s MagSafe charging features, as well. Head below for more.

Govee Starpal Pro Review: Portable RGBWW smart desk lamp [Video]

Adding to the extensive line of smart lighting and RGB products, the Govee Starpal Pro packs immense color customization with a built-in battery. This portable lamp features RGBWW lighting, smart controls like sleep times, and voice assistance control. With a 3350mAh battery, the Govee StarPal Pro desk lamp is ready to add some bright and colorful light in any location. Be sure to hit the video below to see all of the details.

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Apple’s all-new M1 Pro/Max MacBook Pros see up to $295 off pre-order discounts

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Today, Apple officially announced the latest iterations of MacBook Pros equipped with the all-new M1 Pro and M1 Max chips and now pre-order discounts are already live. With up to $295 off a series of different configurations on Apple’s latest machines at Expercom, you can head below for all of the details.

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Amazfit T-Rex Pro review: Rugged design ready to track any adventure [video]

When it comes to rigorous outdoor activity, if you’re going to be wearing a watch, you want one that can take the abuse of harsh conditions. That’s what Amazfit has aimed to provide with the T-Rex Pro. A tough watch ready for any adventure, the Amazfit T-Rex Pro has 15 military certifications for durability and features GPS with all of the necessary sensors to track your activities. Be sure to check out all of the details below. 

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SteelSeries Prime Mini Wireless Review: Is it better than the bigger brother? [Video]

Earlier this year SteelSeries released their new competition-focused Prime lineup of peripherals, and now we’re seeing the next additions in the form of the Prime Mini and Prime Mini Wireless mice. I ended up using the Prime Wireless as my main after reviewing that mouse, so needless to say I was pretty excited to check out the Prime Mini Wireless. Would it become my new main? Be sure to hit the video below to see all the details. 

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Abode Cam 2 review: How does it compare to Wyze Cam v3? [Video]

As technology gets more powerful and affordable, we’re seeing some great ways to get into home surveillance without spending a fortune. We’ve checked out plenty of Wyze’s products in the past, but today we have the Abode Cam 2. Coming in at $35, it can stand alone or be combined with other Abode products for a complete home surveillance system. So let’s dive in and take a look at the Abode Cam 2. 

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Tested: iOttie’s new Velox MagSafe Air Vent Mount delivers a premium in-car upgrade

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Despite being one of the more popular brands in the iPhone car mount game, iOttie was still one of the last brands to get in on the MagSafe action. So when it unveiled the new collection of Velox accessories, I was excited to see if the delay was worth the wait. Our latest Tested with 9to5Toys review goes hands-on with the new Velox MagSafe Car Mount to see just what iOttie has delivered after all this time.

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Best of 9to5Toys: Apple Watch Series 7 pre-order discounts, AirPod Pro 2021 low, more

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In this week’s Best of 9to5Toys: Apple Watch Series 7 pre-order discounts go live, AirPods Pro fall to $179, Apple’s new iPad mini 6 is on sale, and much more…

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Hands-on: Pokémon’s new Celebrations TCG gets in on the 25th anniversary fanfare

Throughout all of 2021 so far, 9to5Toys has been detailing the excitement surrounding the 25th anniversary of Pokémon. Tomorrow will see some of the year’s most highly anticipated releases themed around the festivities debut, the new Pokémon Celebrations TCG. Breaking down what’s new, what to look out for, and our all-around thoughts on the releases, you can head below for all of the details as well as our unboxing experience of the limited-edition releases.

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Sceptre Nebula 44-inch Monitor review: Ultra-wide gaming on a budget [Video]

There’s no denying the benefit of having an extra-wide monitor at your desktop for working from home, but the benefits exist in the gaming world as well. While not all games and resolutions benefit from a picture twice as wide as the standard 16:9 ratio, they can lend themselves to a more immersive experience. We got the opportunity to check out the Sceptre Nebula 44-inch monitor and see how it performs in both working and gaming environments. Be sure to hit the video below to see all of the details. 

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Hands-on: SteelSeries Ghost limited-edition Apex 7 TKL and Aerox 3 Wireless shine bright [Video]

While RGB generally goes hand-in-hand with gaming peripherals, it can be a polarizing subject. If you’re a fan of adding some color to your setup, though, then the SteelSeries Ghost edition is probably going to tickle your fancy. With a clean design and bright RGB, the SteelSeries Apex 7 TKL and Aerox 3 Wireless Ghost Edition will light up any desktop. Be sure to hit the video below to see all of the details.

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HyperX CloudX Stinger Core wireless review: keeping it simple and light [Video]

Expanding on their current lineup, the HyperX CloudX Stinger Core Wireless takes a familiar design and cuts the cord with Xbox wireless for a simple headset. Featuring a lightweight design, flip to mute microphone, and easy-to-find controls, the HyperX CloudX Stinger Core Wireless is a mouthful to say, but keeps things simple and sounds great. How does it stand out at the $100 price point? Be sure to hit the video below to see all of the details. 

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Scuf Instinct Pro review: the premium custom wireless Xbox controller [video]

When it comes to custom console controllers, Scuf might be one of the best-known names, and their latest is the Instinct and Instinct Pro for Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, and PC. The level of customization makes them unique, and the addition of pro features like mappable paddles and swappable thumbsticks makes them more useful as well, but it comes at a hefty price. We went hands-on with the new Scuf Instinct Pro wireless performance controller. Be sure to hit the video below to see all of the details. 

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Tested: Satechi’s Stand & Hub complements your Mac mini with front-facing I/O

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Even after being updated last year with an M1 chip, Apple’s Mac mini design has largely remained the same over the past decade. As popular as that compact form-factor is, having ports on the back has always been one major annoyance. Satechi is looking to solve that with its recent Stand & Hub. Delivering front-facing I/O alongside USB-C connectivity and an M.2 SSD slot, we’re seeing just how much the Satechi Stand & Hub for Mac mini upgrades your setup in our latest Tested with 9to5Toys review.

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Bungie Rewards Hawkmoon Mini Replica Unboxing [Video]

While I don’t play Destiny 2 nearly as much as I played the prequel, the Destiny universe still holds a very special place in my heart. Last December, after getting back into Destiny 2, the opportunity arose to purchase the limited-edition Bungie Rewards Hawkmoon mini replica after completing the in-game requirements, and I jumped at the opportunity to place my order. It finally came in, and I captured the unboxing process, so be sure to hit the video below to see all of the details.

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Review: GoPro HERO10 Black is finally here and packed with refinements

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Today, the new GoPro HERO10 Black is finally here. Having long been the gold standard of action cameras, the most recent model looks to iterate on its predecessors with an improved processor, 23MP sensor capable of recording 5.3K footage, a hydrophobic lens, and plenty of other enhancements. But do all of those features stack up to continue GoPro’s reign? Head below for all of the details in our hands-on review.

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1942 x Replicade Review: New Wave Toys’ latest 1/6 scale arcade cabinet [Video]

Back with their latest mini-arcade cabinet, the 1942 x RepliCade from New Wave Toys brings all of the attention to detail that we’ve seen on its previous cabinets to another classic title. In true New Wave Toys fashion, the Lowboy cabinet is impeccably designed in a 1/6th scale replica to capture the feel of the full-size cabinet. Be sure to hit the video below to see all of the details. 

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Razer Wolverine V2 Chroma Review: New customizable controller for Xbox [Video]

As Razer continues to expand its product line beyond just PC peripherals, they’re bolstering up the console offerings with the brand-new Razer Wolverine V2 Chroma. As the top-tier controller for Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, and PC, this new controller takes technology from the Wolverine V2 that we reviewed last year and takes it to the next level with more multi-function buttons and, of course, Razer Chroma. Be sure to hit the video below to see all of the details of the new Razer Wolverine V2 Chroma. 

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SodaStream Terra review: At-home sparkling water gets even easier [Video]

As the popularity of bubbly drinks grows, so do the options for making your own at home. Sodastream has long been a household name for home-brewed fizzy drinks, and now they’re out with the latest iteration of their soda makers. The SodaStream Terra makes the process a little bit easier and comes in basic colors that fit in any kitchen while starting at $99.99. Be sure to hit the video below to see all of the details. 

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NZXT Capsule USB mic review: The easiest way to sound great on stream [Video]

Best known for their pre-built gaming PCs and cases, NZXT is stepping into the audio realm with their brand-new Capsule microphone. A USB mic with a sleek design, the NZXT Capsule was designed to be a plug-and-play streaming mic with a 25mm cardioid capsule tuned for speech. Be sure to hit the video below to see all of the details and hear a comparison with some other popular streaming mics. 

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Turtle Beach Recon Controller review: Take Xbox headsets to the next level [Video]

There’s no denying the importance of audio for gaming. Cues for enemy positions are critical to staying on top of the competition. Turtle Beach’s Recon controller combines quick action buttons with deep audio customization to bring EQ control and SuperHuman Hearing to any wired headset. And it’s only $60. Be sure to hit the video below to see all of the details. 

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Hands-on: Aukey PowerZeus 500 packs affordable performance [Video]

As the popularity of portable power stations grows, we’re seeing more offerings and competition from companies. The Aukey PowerZeus 500 packs a ton of features, and at just $407, it comes in at a more affordable price point than the wildly popular Jackery Explorer 500. Be sure to hit the video below and see all of the details of the Aukey PowerZeus 500.

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Jaybird Vista 2 review: Familiar design with brand new features [Video]

Marketed as “earthproof” true wireless sport headphones, Jaybird Vista 2 takes some features and design from the first generation and adds even more for 2021. Now featuring ANC, a “surround sense” ambient audio mode, and a more robust IP68 weatherproof rating, the Jaybird Vista 2 has plenty of features on paper to make it a great pair of true wireless earbuds. But how does it fare in real-life use? Be sure to hit the video below to see all of the details. 

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Corsair HS80 RGB Wireless review: They nailed comfort and sound quality [video]

For their latest headset, the Corsair HS80 RGB Wireless packs a slick new design, all-new drivers, and includes a license for Dolby Atmos. Coming in at just $150, it’s at a much better price point than the $270, top-of-the-line Virtuoso RGB Wireless XT that we reviewed earlier this year. Be sure to hit play on the video below and check out all the details.

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WD Black D30 review: Quick and stylish storage for console or PC [Video]

With games getting bigger and bigger with each passing update, adding some extra storage to your next-gen console might be necessary in the near future. While the Seagate Expansion Card is hands down the best performing option for Xbox, one of the latest from Western Digital, the WD Black D30 SSD game drive is a nice bridge and can also be more versatile than what the Seagate drive has to offer. Be sure to hit the video below to see all of the details. 

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Hands-on: Customizing Razer keyboards with keycaps, coiled cables, and wrist rests [video]

Razer is diving deeper into the world of keyboard customization with its latest accessories. While they’ve had PBT keycap sets available for a while, today Razer is announcing their new PBT + coiled cable sets, Phantom keycap upgrade set, and ergonomic wrist rests for mini and tenkeyless, and full-sized keyboards. Razer sent over a bunch of these sets for us to take a look at, so be sure to hit the video below and see how you can make a custom Razer keyboard. 

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Why you should look for Bluetooth on your next Xbox headset [video]

For the longest time, console gamers were locked to only being able to play with friends on their platforms. But, with more titles adopting crossplay, now might be the time to consider picking up a more versatile headset for your console. Warzone, Fortnite, the new upcoming Battlefield 2042, and Destiny 2 are all games that either currently support crossplay, or plan to in the near future. With a headset that features Bluetooth, the doors open up to more ways to communicate with teammates by using apps on your phone like Discord. So let’s take a look at some of the best options for Bluetooth headsets on Xbox. Be sure to hit the video below to see all the details. 

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Roccat Syn Pro Air review: EQ tweaks for the competitive edge [Video]

Roccat’s latest headset, the Syn Pro Air, borrows some audio tech from Turtle Beach to edge out the competition. With Superhuman Hearing mode, 3D Audio, and Game Spatializer, this headset can help you hear game-critical sounds when they matter the most, all in a sleek wireless package with plenty of battery life. At $150, how does this new headset perform? Be sure to hit the video below to see all of the details. 

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XGIMI Halo review: My new favorite portable projector [Video]

Portable projectors are a great way to take your favorite movies and shows with you. Depending on budget and size limitations, there are some great options for a variety of scenarios. The XGIMI Halo is kind of in the middle with an $800 price point compared to other smaller portable projectors, but with a bright 1080p image, Harman Kardon audio, and smart control via Android TV 9.0, it’s a great addition to an outdoor adventure or even a living room. Be sure to hit the video below to see all of the details. 

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Fluance Ai41 bookshelf speaker review: More power and versatility [Video]

Fluance has built a reputation for premium-sounding hardware at an affordable price. We’ve taken a look at one of the turntables, a portable speaker, and the earlier version of the speakers we’re looking at today. With great sound, a few upgrades of the previous generation, and a reasonable $250 price tag, Fluance is poised for another hit with the Ai41 powered bookshelf speakers. Be sure to hit the video below to see all of the details. 

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Dark Matter 27in monitor review: 240Hz brings hyper smooth gameplay [Video]

When it comes to fast-paced gaming, one of the most important factors in keeping up with the action can be a high refresh rate. One of Monoprice’s latest monitors, the Dark Matter 27-in monitor packs 240Hz for one of the smoothest displays if your computer can push it. Coming in at $300, it’s an affordable way to help get an upper hand against the competition. Be sure to hit the video below to see all of the details. 

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Review: Flexispot Pro series standing desk hits above its price point [video]

As standing desks become more common, there is a huge variety of companies offering similar products across a wide variety of price ranges. One company, Flexispot, is offering some affordable options when compared with similar competitors like the wildly popular UpLift adjustable desks. At just $590 for this 72” x 30” Flexispot Pro Series standing desk, it’s a great way to add some ergonomics to a home office or studio. Be sure to hit the video below to see all of the details. 

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HTC Vive Pro 2 review from a Quest 2 owner’s perspective [video]

HTC’s Vive Pro 2 pushes the boundary when it comes to resolution and frame rate, but how does the rest of the experience stack up against a more entry-level, do-it-all VR headset? Let’s talk about some of the differences and similarities between the Vive Pro 2, which costs $800 just for the headset, and the standalone Quest 2 that comes in at $300. Be sure to hit the video below to see all of the details.

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Razer Opus X Review: Low-latency, ANC, and more affordable [Video]

Continuing its line of products that step away from the battlestation, Razer’s new Opus X takes the ergonomic design of the older, more expensive Opus and simplifies the headphones while coming in at a more affordable price point. With a comfortable, lightweight design, low-latency Bluetooth, and ANC, the Razer Opus X is packed with features for the $100 price point. Be sure to hit the video below to check out all of the details.

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Quick swap mags for your Xbox controller: Otterbox Power Swap batteries review [Video]

If you have any experience playing on a console with a wireless controller, chances are you’ve had to do a quick battery swap at a time that isn’t quite ideal, and then you lose connection and have to reconnect your controller to your system. Well, Otterbox’s latest charging accessory, the Xbox Power Swap controller batteries, helps to remedy that by providing a continuous connection to your console, even when swapping batteries. Hit the video below to see a short hands-on demonstration.

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Review: Elgato Facecam steps into the light as its first webcam [Video]

Elgato is one of the biggest names in streaming accessories, but is stepping into a new field with their first webcam deemed the Elgato Facecam. Featuring 1080p60 recording through a Sony Starvis CMOS sensor, it’s packing some great features for the $200 price point. Be sure to hit the video below to see all of the details and how it compares to the similarly priced Razer Kiyo Pro. 

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Razer Barracuda X Review: Multi-platform wireless with Razer’s latest tech [Video]

Diversifying its audio lineup, the new Razer Barracuda X aims to deliver a versatile wireless headset that works on everything from PCs to Android devices. Featuring some tech from the popular BlackShark V2 line, the Barracuda X is priced at $99 and delivers a high-performance headset. Be sure to check out the video below to see all of the details.

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EarFun Free 2 Review: These budget low-latency wireless earbuds sound great [Video]

Chances are, if you’ve looked for budget earbuds in the past, you’ve probably heard about EarFun. We’ve reviewed many of its wallet-friendly offerings in the past, with one of my favorite being the Free Pro. Today, we’re talking about the new EarFun Free 2. Priced at just $50, the EarFun Free 2 sits right in line with other budget-minded wireless earbuds. Be sure to check out the video below to see all of the details. 

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Top 10 Prime Day deals still available

After over two days of bringing you the best deals from across the web, Amazon Prime Day 2021 is about to come to an end. While you’ll still find a collection of discounts live until the shopping event closes its virtual doors, sorting through all of the markdowns to find those truly notable once-a-year price cuts can be a chore. If you have a Prime membership, there are still a few more hours to cash in on some of the top deals from this year’s event. Below, you’ll find the top 10 Prime Day deals still available, including notable price drops from Apple, Bose, DJI, and many others. Just be aware, these deals will be gone at 3 a.m. EST.

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Amazon officially announces Prime Day for June 21 with 48 hours of deals

After first getting a report that Prime Day would kick off sometime this month, Amazon today is now confirming that it’ll launch the massive shopping event in the coming weeks. Slated to officially arrive on Monday, June 21, this year’s Prime Day festivities will deliver 48 hours of deals spanning every category to mark the seventh consecutive year of massive member-only sales. Head below for additional Prime Day 2021 details.

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Celebrate May the 4th with the best deals on Star Wars collectibles, games, more

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Update: While May the 4th has come and gone, many of the offers are still live down below.

Each year on May the 4th, retailers celebrate the annual event known as Star Wars Day to give fans of the series a batch of new collectibles alongside plenty of discounts on all sorts of merchandise. This year is no different, and the festivities are already underway. With a vast galaxy of discounts out there, we’ve done the hard work for you, rounding up all of the best May the 4th deals on everything from LEGO and other toys to games, tech, and much more. Head below for all of the action, which we’ll be updating over the next few days.

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Lenovo Yoga 9i Review: 2-in-1 flexible design and performance [Video]

Laptops and tablets both have their own pros and cons when it comes to life on-the-go, but there are some interesting products that bridge that gap. Released in late 2020, the Lenovo Yoga 9i has some features that will make it appealing to those who want a versatile computer for work or home use. A 2-in-1, the Yoga 9i can fold itself backward to work in a tablet or tent mode making it great for travel, presentations, and more thanks to the garaged stylus. Packing a powerful 11th Gen Intel Core i7, the Yoga 9i is ready to work, as well. Be sure to hit the video below to find out more about the Lenovo Yoga 9i.

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Cyber Monday 2020 Deal Hub: Save on Apple, Google, TVs, home goods, more

It’s officially Cyber Monday here at 9to5Toys and many of the mainstream retailers have already kicked up a number of promotions. With everything from the latest iPads and Apple Watches on sale to Android phones, smart home gear, and more, there’s a lot to check out this year. Down below you’ll find our Black Friday deal hub for the week, which will be constantly updated with all of the latest offers in one central location. Head below for all of the best Cyber Monday deals and more.

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Best of Black Friday 2020 – Top 10 deals coming next week

We’re officially one week away from Black Friday. But as we’ve told you before, this is shaping up to be unlike any Thanksgiving week we’ve ever seen before. In fact, many Black Friday sales are already underway. But as we look towards the best offer next week, it’s time for our annual tradition of naming the top 10 Black Friday deals coming down the pipeline over the next few days.

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Best Buy Black Friday Ad released: Deals start now, latest iPads heavily discounted, TVs, much more

One of the biggest Black Friday 2020 ads has now arrived as Best Buy is showing off its plans for this year’s big shopping event. A number of deals are already available through November 1 and then Best Buy will be rolling out various other promotions throughout the month of November in the lead up to Black Friday proper. My Best Buy members will be privy to special offers throughout the month, as per usual, as the brick and mortar retailer offers up discounts on TVs, Apple products, and much more. Head below for all of our top picks from this year’s Best Buy Black Friday ad, details on store hours, and more.

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Hands-on with the Amazon Choice Teande 3800PSI pressure washer [Video]

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For a homeowner, pressure washers are a great way to tackle plenty of jobs around your property. From washing a car to spraying down walls and concrete, they can make cleaning tough items easier. There are plenty of versions out there from more reputable brands, but those often carry a much higher cost. Is the Amazon Choice Teande 3800PSI pressure washer a good deal for the price? Head below to watch the video and see it in action.

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