Our Write-off Week guide is where you’ll find all of the best deals on tech, home goods and more before the tax calendar officially closes. Don’t forget to pick up a new monitor or chair for your office. We’ll be updating this post throughout the week with our favorite price drops to you help save money.
Write-off Week 2017 Stories December 29, 2017
expiredGet all-day battery life on this 11-inch HP Chromebook for $199 (Reg. $250)
Patrick Campanale - Dec. 29th 2017 9:38 pm ET
Amazon offers the HP Chromebook 11 1.6GHz/4GB/16GB with touchscreen for $199 shipped. Normally around $250, this is a match for its all-time low on Amazon. If you’re looking for a Chromebook that’ll give you good battery life and still let you browse Facebook and answer emails, this is for you. Though reviews are light here, it has a 3.7/5 star rating, and HP Chromebooks are generally well-liked on Amazon.
expiredGoPro’s HERO6 Black is just $400 shipped on Amazon (Reg. $500)
Patrick Campanale - Dec. 29th 2017 7:27 pm ET
Amazon offers the GoPro HERO6 Black 4K60 action camera for $399.99 shipped. Also at Target. Normally $500, this sale is $50 below our last mention and one of the best deals we’ve seen on GoPro’s HERO6 Black. If you’re looking for a great action camera to capture anything you throw at it, this is perfect. Though reviews at Amazon are a little mixed at 3.7/5 stars, Best Buy customers gave it a 4.6/5 star rating.
expiredMakerBot Replicator 5th gen desktop 3D printer drops to $1,235 on Amazon (over 50% off)
Patrick Campanale - Dec. 29th 2017 6:24 pm ET
Amazon currently offers the MakerBot 5th Generation Replicator Desktop 3D Printer with Firmware Version 1.7+ for $1,235.03 shipped. This 3D printer spent most of its life closer to $2,600 with a recent drop to around $2,000 on Amazon. Today marks its all-time low and the best available price. If you’re looking to get into 3D printing, this is probably one of the best deals available today. Rated 3.7/5 stars.
expiredExpand your Wi-Fi network w/ a NETGEAR 802.11ac range extender: $53.50 (Reg. $100)
Patrick Campanale - Dec. 29th 2017 5:41 pm ET
Amazon offers the NETGEAR 802.11ac 1200MHz Wi-Fi Range Extender (EX6150-100NAS) for $53.50 shipped. Normally $100 at most retailers, this is within $1 of its all-time low and the best available. If you have some dead spots in your home, this could be the perfect solution to your problems. Rated 4/5 stars from hundreds.
expiredDas Keyboard offers 15% off, keyboards from $110, accessories from $16, more
Patrick Campanale - Dec. 29th 2017 4:18 pm ET
Das Keyboard is a go-to brand when it comes to getting professional keyboards. In fact, I recently got rid of my Razer Blackwidow Chroma gaming keyboard for a Das Keyboard 4 Professional and have really enjoyed it. Das Keyboards have fantastic build quality, just enough features that they’re not standard, and a great typing experience. Right now, Das Keyboard is offering 15% off site-wide when you use coupon code 2017UPGRADE-EVNT at checkout.
expiredAdobe’s Photography CC plan includes Lightroom, Photoshop, & 20GB storage for $90 ($120 value)
Patrick Campanale - Dec. 29th 2017 3:41 pm ET
As part of its Digital Day sale, today only Amazon has Adobe’s Creative Cloud Photography plan with 20GB storage is just $89.99 for a one-year subscription. Normally $120, this is a rare sale for Adobe’s Lightroom and Photoshop programs. If you know a budding photographer in your life, this is a fantastic gift and a sale that’s not often seen.
expiredThis 2-pack of TP-Link smart plugs are at a new Amazon low of $40 (Reg. $60)
Blair Altland - Dec. 29th 2017 12:08 pm ET
Amazon offers a 2-pack of TP-Link HS110 Energy Monitoring Smart Plugs for $39.99 shipped. That’s good for around $20 off the regular going rate, is a new Amazon all-time low and comes within $5 of our previous mention. Over 1,600 customers have left a 4.2/5 star rating.
expiredStart capturing VR-ready content w/ the Samsung Gear 360 camera at under $70
Blair Altland - Dec. 29th 2017 9:27 am ET
Amazon is currently offering the Samsung Gear 360 VR Camera for $69.91 shipped. That’s good for $15 or so off the regular going rate, is $7 less than our previous mention and the best offer available. For comparison, it originally sold for $350 at Best Buy, where it still goes for over $200. Rated 3.6/5 stars.
expiredThe 1st Gen. Wink Hub is a great entry point to a smart home at $32 shipped (Reg. $45)
Blair Altland - Dec. 29th 2017 9:00 am ET
Woot is offering the first generation Wink Smart Home Hub for $26.99 shipped + $5 flat rate shipping. Regularly selling for $45 over at Amazon, that’s good for a savings of $13, beats the all-time low by $3 and is the lowest we’re currently seeing. Over 60% of Amazon’s 1,100 customers have left a 4+ star rating.
expiredBackup your files with this portable 2TB WD USB 3.0 hard drive at $60 shipped
Blair Altland - Dec. 29th 2017 8:17 am ET
Today only, Best Buy offers the WD easystore 2TB External USB 3.0 Portable Hard Drive for $59.99 shipped. Typically selling for around $75, today’s offer matches our previous mention as well as the all-time low and is the best offer available. Rated 4.7/5 stars from over 2,100 customers.
expiredToday only, score this 2-pack of Samsung HD SmartCam for $90 (Refurb, Orig. $138)
Blair Altland - Dec. 29th 2017 8:00 am ET
Today only, as part of its Gold Box Deals of the Day, Woot via Amazon offers a 2-pack of the Samsung HD SmartCam 1080p Wi-Fi Camera in certified refurbished condition for $89.99 shipped. Originally selling for $69 each, today’s bundle saves you $48, is the lowest offer we’ve tracked and the best currently available. Rated 3.8/5 stars and includes a 90-day warranty.
expiredInsignia 49-inch 1080p Smart Roku HDTV w/ 3 HDMI inputs for $280 shipped (Reg. $400)
Jared Weintraub - Dec. 29th 2017 7:31 am ET
Today only, as part of its Daily Deals, Best Buy is offering the Insignia 49-inch 1080p Smart Roku HDTV w/ 3 HDMI inputs for $279.99 shipped. That’s $120 off the original listing and the lowest we’ve seen if offered at Best Buy. With the built in Roku, you can stream from Netflix, YouTube, Hulu Plus, and more. Rated 4.5/5 stars by Best Buy shoppers.
Write-off Week 2017 Stories December 28, 2017
expiredAdd 3 USB-A ports and Ethernet to your MacBook w/ a single plug: $12 (Reg. $22)
Patrick Campanale - Dec. 28th 2017 9:58 pm ET
WEME (99% positive feedback lifetime) via Amazon has its USB-3.0/USB-C 2-in-1 USB hub with Ethernet on sale for $11.99 Prime shipped when you checkout with code 8WYOSS4M. Normally $22, this is an amazing deal for the converter, hub, and Ethernet you’ll get from this adapter. If you got a new MacBook Pro for Christmas, this is a perfect accessory for it. Rated 4.1/5 stars.
expiredKeep your tech going w/ a 12-pk of Panasonic eneloop rechargeables: $29.50 (Reg. $40)
Patrick Campanale - Dec. 28th 2017 7:36 pm ET
Update 12/29: Amazon offers the 4-pack of Panasonic AAA eneloop pro rechargeable batteries for $11.37 Prime shipped (Reg. $15+). Rated 4.6/5 stars.
Amazon has the 12-pack of Panasonic AA eneloop rechargeable batteries on sale for $29.48 shipped. Normally closer to $40, this is one of the lowest prices we’ve seen this multi-pack in all of 2017. If you have items in your home that use AA batteries (and I’m sure you do), eneloop rechargeables are among the best out there. Rated 4.6/5 stars from thousands.
expiredGrab BLACK+DECKER’s 4-slice toaster and convection oven for $27.50 (Reg. $35+)
Patrick Campanale - Dec. 28th 2017 6:53 pm ET
Amazon offers the BLACK+DECKER 4-slice toaster and natural convection oven for $27.42 shipped. Normally around $37 at Amazon and closer to $35 at Home Depot, this is a new all-time low that we’ve tracked. If you need to make some toast, pizza rolls, or bagels, this is the perfect kitchen accessory for you. Rated 3.7/5 stars.
expiredAdd a 28-inch QLED Samsung monitor to your Mac’s workstation for $330 (Reg. $400+)
Patrick Campanale - Dec. 28th 2017 3:48 pm ET
- Newegg via eBay has the 34-inch LG UltraWide 2560×1080 monitor on sale for $284.99 shipped (Reg. $400+). Reviews are light, but people like this monitor as they do most LG ultrawide monitors.
- Newegg has the 24-inch AOC 1080p 75Hz gaming monitor on sale for $99.99 shipped when you use promo code EMCBCCJ32 at checkout (Reg. $150). Ratings are light, but AOC is generally well-reviewed.
BuyDig has the Samsung UH750 28-inch QLED 4K Monitor on sale for $330 shipped when you use coupon code BCD71071 at checkout. Currently on sale for $450 at B&H and $400 at Amazon, this deal is a match for the all-time low that we’ve tracked it at Amazon for.
expiredTarget knocks $79 off the 2017 9.7-inch 32GB iPad, now down to $250 shipped
Blair Altland - Dec. 28th 2017 12:38 pm ET
Target is currently offering Apple’s 2017 9.7-inch 32GB iPad for $249.99 shipped. It normally goes for $329 directly from Apple, meaning today’s deal scores you $79 in savings. It’s also a match of our previous mention, the best offer out there and within $1 of the Black Friday mention.
expiredCharge your iPhone in style w/ Twelve South’s HiRise 2 for $34 (15% off)
Blair Altland - Dec. 28th 2017 10:02 am ET
Amazon offers the Twelve South HiRise 2 for iPhone/iPad in a silver and black for $33.99 shipped. That’s good for $6 off the regular going rate, comes within $2 of the lowest we’ve seen and is the best offer out there. Rated 3.7/5 stars.