Best of 9to5Toys Yesterday

3D scanners aren’t anything new in the world of makers, but Scan Dimension seeks to make scanning an object as quick any painless as possible with the SOL. While the $600 price tag can be a little painful, the SOL is a quick and easily solution that can get you up and scanning in no time. Check out the video below. expand full story

Sonos is currently marking down a selection of its products in refurbished condition. All items ship with a 1-year warranty and a 45-day return period. Our top pick would be the Sonos One (1st Generation) for $139 shipped. Originally $199, this smart speaker now goes for $179 in new condition and is on sale for $170 right now. I have two of these speakers on my desk and absolutely love them. Sporting AirPlay 2, you’ll enjoy near a near lag-free audio experience when using them with your Mac, iPhone, or Apple TV. This past week I used two Sonos Play:1’s (also on sale) matched with the Sonos Beam for a surround-sound experience and it was fantastic. Keep reading for more deals or head to Sonos to view it all. Rated 3.8/5 stars.

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expiredSave on Mac and PC accessories from $6 in today’s Gold Box: Logitech, TP-Link, Acer, more

Today only, as part of its Gold Box Deals of the Day, Amazon is taking up to 50% off Mac and PC accessories from some of the biggest names in the game. Free shipping is available on orders of $25+ or with a Prime membership. Our top pick is the TP-Link Deco Whole Home Mesh WiFi System for $99.99. It usually goes for $150 with today’s deal being a match of our previous mention. Going with a mesh WiFi system has a number of perks, including whole home coverage. This bundle includes two nodes, which should offer enough juice for up to 3,800-square feet. The TP-Link app gives you control over the entire system for easy device-by-device monitoring. Rated 4.5/5 stars by 800 Amazon customers.

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Best of 9to5Toys May 20

Altatac via Rakuten offers the Nest Hub for $67.99 shipped when promo code ALT12 is applied during checkout after you’ve logged in to your free Rakuten account. This is down from the current $99 price tag and usual up to $149 going rate. Today’s deal is the best we’ve tracked to date. Bring the Nest Hub into your smart home and take control of lights, thermostats and more. Leverage Google Assistant to call up your favorite news, sports and other services. Rated 4.6/5 stars. Check out our hands-on review, where we called it “useful and just plain cute.” More below.

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Best of 9to5Toys May 17

Mission Workshop’s dedication to top-notch materials, manufacturing in the USA and well thought out tactical design makes for some high-quality, and equally high priced gear. The $220 Spar is an impressive Sling Pack that I find myself trying to take with me as often as possible. Check out the video below to find out why.

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We’ve spotted a handful of new Pixel 3a offers this morning, headlined by Best Buy taking $100 off with new Sprint activations and throwing in a $100 gift card as well. That brings the price down to $299.99. If you prefer another service, you can still take around $50 off in most instances.

Meanwhile, Amazon is throwing in a $100 gift card with Pixel 3a XL. For $479, you can grab the larger model and a $100 Amazon credit along the way. This is a match of the best offer we’ve seen.

I’ve been using the Pixel 3a for a few weeks now. As a first time Android user, I’ve been really pleased with its quality and the camera is quite stellar. Head over to our review on 9to5Google for more information and don’t miss our roundup of the best must-have accessories for the new Pixel 3a.

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Best of 9to5Toys May 16

The market for wireless audio keeps growing, and Focal has thrown its hat into the ring with its Sphear Wireless earphones. The cord-cutting version of the Sphear S, the Sphear Wireless adds Bluetooth 4.1 to Focal’s in-ear headphones for $130. Check out the video below. expand full story

expiredNomad takes 20% off during its spring cleaning sale: Apple Watch bands, cables, wallets, more

Nomad has launched its annual spring cleaning sale, taking 20% off a wide range of products when promo code SPRING is applied at checkout. Shipping rates vary by location. Our top pick is the 1.5-meter Lightning Battery Cable at $39.96 with the aforementioned code. That’s down $10 from every other online retailer and the best we’ve seen in 2019. This unique MFi Lightning cable sports a built-in battery and Nomad’s classic rugged nylon design. With 2800mAh of internal power, you’ll be able to charge your iPhone once over while traveling or if in a jam. We loved it in our hands-on review as a must-have for overnight stays. Head below for more deals.

Best of 9to5Toys May 15

expiredLevi’s Flash Sale refreshes your denim, outerwear & accessories with deals from just $21

During the Levi’s Flash Sale save an extra 30% off already-reduced apparel, denim and accessories with code HURRY30 at checkout. Prices are as marked. Receive free delivery on orders of $100 or more. The men’s 541 Athletic Taper Jeans are our top pick from this sale. Originally priced at $70, however during the sale you can find them marked down to $24. This is one of Levi’s top selling jeans and were designed to offer a relaxed feel with a tailored fit. Available in three color options, these stretch-infused jeans will be a go-to in your wardrobe. Head below to find the rest of our top picks from Levi’s.

Best of 9to5Toys May 14

While offering a large variety of options for NAS and extended storage, Synology’s Surveillance Station, a part of its DiskStorage Manager, offers free storage for two cameras and is flexible enough to work for everyone from the homeowner to large business applications. If you’ve been thinking about adding a NAS like the DS918+ to your home as a backup solution or media server, that NAS can also serve as a surveillance station. Configuring said NAS inside DiskStorage Manager can be a little overwhelming if you’re not familiar with it, like me, but Synology does a good job of walking you through getting everything setup. Check out the video below. expand full story

expiredEddie Bauer’s kicking off its Memorial Day Sales with 40% off sitewide & deals from $21

Eddie Bauer’s Memorial Day Sale is here with 40% off sitewide as well as an extra 40% off clearance via code SUMMIT40. Plus, receive free shipping on orders of $99 or more. The men’s Larrabee 9-inch Shorts will be a staple in your wardrobe for warm weather and they’re on sale for $36. For comparison, these shorts were originally priced at $60. These shorts feature lightweight breathable material and come in an array of color options. Also, be sure to pair the shorts with the Legend Henley Wash Pro Shirt that’s on sale for just $21. Head below to find the rest of our top picks from Eddie Bauer.

Best of 9to5Toys May 13

expiredNew all-time lows on Apple Watch Series 4 as Amazon takes $70 off a variety of models

Amazon is taking $70 off various Apple Watch Series 4 models with free shipping for all. Cellular configurations are also available. Today’s deal marks some of the biggest discounts we’ve tracked to date, delivering new Amazon all-time lows in most instances. This offer is also at Target. Apple Watch Series 4 delivers a complete redesign with a larger watch face and a water-resistant casing to 164-feet. The OLED display is bright and colorful, and you can count on the usual suite of notifications from your iPhone.

Make sure to put your savings to work and grab a few extra Apple Watch bands. Our roundup of the best third-party options has a wide range of styles for just the right look.

expiredAnker Gold Box: Today’s the day to upgrade your USB/Wireless charging accessories from $7.50

Today only as part of its Gold Box Deals of the Day, Amazon offers up to 36% off an array of Anker wireless and USB charging accessories starting at $7.69 Prime shipped. Anker’s products get exemplary 4+ star reviews and are often better than the parts that came with your phone, tablet or computer.

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Best of 9to5Toys May 11

expiredApple’s latest iPad Pro up to $200 off

Amazon is taking up to $200 off Apple’s latest 11- and 12.9-inch iPad Pros in various configurations. This is a match of our previous mention with most other retailers currently charging full price. These offers are also available at Best Buy. The latest from Apple sports a gorgeous Liquid Retina display with Promotion, True Tone and a wide color range. Apple’s A12X Bionic powers Face ID along with a 12MP camera, and four speakers. With up to 10 hours of battery life, you’ll be able to enjoy content all day long.

Put your savings to work and grab the second generation Apple Pencil. This best-seller will unlock a whole new level of functionality, especially if you’re into leveraging pro-grade creation apps. Learn more here.

Best of 9to5Toys May 10

expiredSanDisk Ultra 400GB microSDXC card hits Amazon all-time low at $57

Amazon offers the SanDisk Ultra 400GB microSDXC Card with Adapter for $56.99 shipped. That’s down from the regular up to $75 price tag, $9 less than our previous mention, and a new Amazon all-time low. SanDisk is known as one of the best storage manufacturers out there, making today’s deal all the more notable. These cards are rated at transfer speeds up to 100MB/s and includes a 10-year warranty. Ships with a bundled SD card adapter. Rated 4.5/5 stars by some 16,000 Amazon customers.

Best of 9to5Toys May 9

Microsoft’s latest version of the Xbox One gaming console makes another step forward by removing the disk drive and reaching a new price point. The $250 Xbox One S All-Digital Edition ditches aging physical technology and moves – full force – into the all-digital world. This new system shaves $50 off of the normal Xbox One S and also includes digital downloads of a few recent games. Today we’re just getting the Xbox out of the package and seeing what all is still in there. Check out the video below. expand full story

expiredApple Watch Series 3 LTE models see best discounts yet, on sale starting at $249 shipped

Expercom is currently discounting various Apple Watch Series 3 GPS + Cellular models starting with the 38mm style for $249 shipped. That’s good for a $150 discount from the list price as well as $40 under B&H’s current sale price. Today’s offer is also $10 less than our previous mention and the best price that we’ve seen on this configuration. Apple Watch Series 3 is headlined with GPS tracking, a swimproof design, heart rate sensor and a whole host of fitness monitoring capabilities. Even with the launch of Series 4, Apple’s previous generation Watch is a great way to dive into the world of wearables. You can also step up to the 42mm Nike+ edition at a new low of $279 as well. Shop the rest of the deals right here.

expiredAmazon offers 24% off home security systems from $20: TP-Link, TRENDnet, Zmodo, more

Today only, as part of its Gold Box Deals of the Day, Amazon is offering up to 24% off security and surveillance systems from TP-Link, TRENDnet, Zmodo and more from $20. Shipping is free for Prime members or in orders over $25. One standout from the bunch is the Kasa Cam Outdoor by TP-Link for $87.99 shipped. Regularly between $110 and $140, this is a new Amazon low on this model and the best price we and find. Best Buy sells it for $117 and it goes for over $120 at B&H right now. Features include 2-days of free cloud storage, 2-way audio, 1080p video and a built-in siren as well as support for Alexa and Google Assistant. Rated 4+ stars from over 720 Amazon customers. More details below.

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