Just because Black Friday and Cyber Monday are over doesn’t mean there aren’t deals to be had. Amazon has kept many Black Friday discounts in place, and some will likely be in place for the remainder of the holiday season. Either way, these deals won’t be around for much longer, so be sure to hurry and get what you want before it’s gone.
If you are in the market for a new computer, then you can’t go wrong with a MacBook Air. Apple computers are notoriously expensive, but Amazon’s current sale puts it in line with other laptops. Not to mention, this MacBook uses Apple’s new M1 silicon processor, which is lightning fast and provides incredible performance.
The great thing about Mac computers is how everything seamlessly integrates between devices. Making this an even better choice for iPhone and iPad owners. What is really great about the MacBook Air is just how thin it is. But it also feels extremely well-built, thanks to a full aluminum casing. Amazon also has a couple of other MacBooks you should check out, including the MacBook Air with more storage.
TVs are always a big hit on Black Friday, and you probably have visions from years ago of people waiting at stores only for there to be a few at a discounted price. Things have changed drastically over the years, and now TV deals are available for days and weeks surrounding Black Friday. Amazon currently has the Hisense 58U6HF on sale at a solid discount.
Hisense got a bit of a bad reputation because many retailers sold their TVs as Black Friday doorbusters. But, these were low-end models that had an unimpressive picture. Unfortunately, many people don’t realize that Hisense also makes excellent TVs like this Quantum Dot LED one. Not only does it have an outstanding picture, but it also has Fire TV built-in, so you can start streaming with any other hardware.
- 4K ULED Quantum Dot TV with over one billion colors
- Fire TV built-in plus Alexa compatible
- 240 motion rate and native 60Hz refresh rate
- Up to 600 nits peak brightness across up to 32 local dimming zones
- Dolby Vision HDR, HDR10, and HDR10+
Home Theater Receiver
TVs are a major focus of Black Friday and for good reason. But you shouldn’t overlook some of the other great entertainment system deals. The best thing you can do with your new TV is pair it with a great surround sound receiver like the Sony STR-DH790. Amazon still has this Dolby Atmos 7.2 channel receiver at an outstanding price.
Not only does this have outputs for seven surround speakers and two subwoofers, but it also has inputs for up to four HDMI connections, so you can use this as a switch for all of your devices. Of course, it also has connections for older audio devices such as turntables and coaxial. But, it also has Bluetooth built-in, so you can connect your modern devices too.
- Enjoy your favorite movies, TV shows, and more with theater-like sound in the comfort of your home
- Includes Dolby Atmos and DTS:X
- 4K HDR pass-through with support for Dolby Vision, HDR10, and Hybrid Log Gamma
- 4 in/1 out HDMI each and 1 optical / 1 coaxial digital and analog audio connections
- Advanced D.C.A.C. analyzes and adjusts the audio for optimal sound in every room
Google Pixel 7
For countless years now, Samsung and Apple have dominated the mobile phone market with the Galaxy and iPhone lineups. But Google has been making a real push for their devices in recent years, and they are certainly packing in some impressive features. The newly-released Google Pixel 7 was discounted nicely, and although it has gone up in price some, it is still below its MSRP and other retailers.
The Google Pixel 7 available through Amazon is unlocked, so it will work with any carrier. Also, it runs on the latest Android operating system, so if you are already used to Android phones, you will feel right at home. However, it does have some really nice features, especially for photography buffs. It has two built-in cameras and AI enhancement technology that can remove objects in your photo’s background.
- Google Pixel 7 is powered by Google Tensor G2; it’s faster, more efficient, and more secure, with the best photo and video quality yet on Pixel.Other camera description:Front,Rear
- Unlocked Android 5G phone gives you the flexibility to change carriers and choose your own data plan; works with Google Fi, Verizon, T-Mobile, AT&T, and other major carriers
- Pixel’s Adaptive Battery can last over 24 hours; when Extreme Battery Saver is turned on, it can last up to 72 hours
- The 6.3-inch Pixel 7 display is super sharp, with rich, vivid colors; it’s fast and responsive for smoother gaming, scrolling, and moving between apps
- Google Pixel 7 has wide and ultrawide lenses with up to 8x Super Res Zoom; and Cinematic Blur brings more drama to your videos
There haven’t been a lot of gaming deals in recent years thanks to a pandemic and chip shortage. But things are at least a little better this year with some excellent deals on the Xbox Series S. Amazon has the console discounted by an impressive 20% right now, but stock probably won’t last too much longer at this price.
The Xbox Series S is the newest gaming console from Microsoft, and it is an awesome deal for those looking for something on a budget. The biggest downside here is that the Series S lacks a disk drive. However, you can pair this console with GamePass, which provides access to hundreds of games for only $15 per month.
Headphones and earbuds are always popular gifts, and Amazon still has the newest AirPods Pro on sale. These are one of the best earbuds on the market today. Not only do they sound awesome, but they also have active noise cancellation. If you haven’t experienced noise-canceling headphones, they block out sound, so you don’t hear anything around you.
This can be a huge plus if you are in a loud environment since you don’t need to turn the sound up to hear a song. The 2nd generation AirPods Pro also comes with a MagSafe charging case so you can wirelessly charge the case, which also has a built-in battery for recharging the earbuds. But the really great thing about AirPods is they automatically connect to your iPhone as soon as the case is open.
- Apple-designed H2 chip
- Low-distortion, custom-built driver
- Up to 2x more Active Noise Cancellation than the previous AirPods Pro
- Personalized spatial audio
- Up to 6 hours of battery life or 30 hours with the charging case
Kids today are more tech-savvy than ever, but it is important to get them a device that fits their age. Amazon’s Fire HD 8 Kids Pro is a great choice and is specifically designed for children. This tablet is the same as Amazon’s Fire HD 8 but features a modified operating system that has safeguards for children, which limits what it can be used for.
For instance, ads are automatically blocked, and it also features parental controls that you can use to set usage limits. Kids can also access the internet, but inappropriate content is automatically filtered out. Additionally, the Kids Kindle includes a rubber case with a built-in kickstand, and it also includes a two-year worry-free guarantee.
Video doorbells are super popular, and Amazon has some great deals on both the Ring Video Doorbell and Ring Stick Up Cam. Both devices offer outdoor video recording that you can watch anywhere from your mobile phone. However, the Ring Video Doorbell does require existing doorbell wiring, although battery-powered options are also available.
The Ring Stick Up Cam, on the other hand, has a built-in rechargeable battery, so you can place it anywhere and just pop the battery out to recharge. Both devices can notify you of any motion and also let you communicate through them. They also offer recording through a Ring Protect Plan, which saves all motion recordings in the cloud.
Wrapping up the Amazon-owned products is the latest Echo devices. The newest Echo Dot was just released, and it is already nearly half-off. This round ball packs in a ton of features in a tiny package. It has Amazon’s Alexa smart technology built-in, which listens to your commands and provides a wide range of responses.
It is best to pair an Echo Dot with other smart devices, such as outlet switches or even Alexa-enabled TVs. This will allow you to control various aspects of your home with simple commands. But that’s not all this little ball has to offer. It also has a great speaker that works with services like Spotify and Apple Music to play your favorite songs. Plus, it also has Bluetooth connectivity.
- Integrates with Roku and Amazon devices
- Control compatible smart home devices
- Can handle Dolby audio codecs
- Stream music and podcasts from Amazon Music, Apple Music, Spotify, and more
- Mic off button for increased privacy controls
Cricuts are great little machines for crafters. They have been around for a while now, and they really have brought technology to the crafting world like nothing else before it. Amazon has the Explore Air 2 still on sale for a good price. Despite being replaced by the Explore 3, this still is one of the best machines on the market and can make plenty of different things.
If you are unfamiliar with Cricut devices, they essentially work like a printer. But instead of using ink, there are a number of different heads you can put on, such as markers and cutting heads. They work great to cut items like paper and fabric. But also have markers and transferrable ink that are designed to work with Cricut’s heat presses to transfer onto cups, hats, shirts, and bags.
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