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Top Tech Deals

You can seemingly build just about anything with a Raspberry Pi, including your own miniature game console, and here’s a great deal on the newest Raspberry Pi 3. The kit comes with a case, a power supply, and some heatsinks, but you’ll need to provide a microSD card. Get the kit for $46 with promo code ZGQNL2WT.


If you still haven’t upgraded to 802.11ac, this highly rated TP-Link Archer C9 router is on sale for $90 at Amazon today after clipping the $10 coupon. That’s within $10 of an all-time low, and a solid deal on a great router for any apartment or small-to-medium-sized home.


Amazon’s virtual shelves are full of smart plugs that work with Alexa and Google Home, but finding one that works with Siri and Apple HomeKit is considerably tougher. This one from Koogeek works with all three virtual assistants, and is only $25 today with promo code IE67BBJL.


Last year was a coming out party for battery packs with built-in AC outlets, and now, they’re finally starting to get more affordable.

Obviously, these are larger and more expensive than USB-only battery packs with, but these can power laptops, fans, lamps, and other stuff via via built-in AC outlets (100W on the larger model, 65W on the smaller). That’s an amazing convenience for long trips, conferences, or anywhere else that power is at a premium. And of course, you also get USB ports as well, in both standard and USB-C flavors.

At $96 for 27,000mAh, or $67 for 20,100mAh, you’ll certainly be paying a premium for that power outlet, but if you’ve been waiting for a product like this for years, it’ll be money well spent.


The wall charger that came with your phone just doesn’t cut it while traveling these days. In addition to probably being slow as hell, you likely have at least two or three USB-powered devices that you’ll want to charge every night while you sleep.

Luckily, Anker stuffed four USB ports and 40W of power into a tiny travel charger (with folding AC prongs!), and you can get it for $20 today on Amazon, which is within $1 of the best price we’ve seen, no promo code required.


Your laptop is one of the most expensive things you own, and it deserves to be treated as such. Rather than throwing it roughshod into your bag, slip it into one of PicasoLabs’ beautiful, hand-stitched leather sleeves, now back on sale just for our readers in time for Valentine’s Day.

Jesus Diaz raved about these and interviewed the creator on Gizmodo a few years ago, and now you can pick your own from Amazon for 15% off with promo code KINJA015, plus $8 if you want it engraved.

There are several options available, and prices will vary depending on the size of your laptop. They’re all designed specifically for various MacBook models, but compare measurements, and you could probably find one to fit your Windows Ultrabook as well. No matter which one you choose, you’ll save 15% at checkout with that promo code. Needless to say, these also make for a fantastic Valentine’s Day gift.


There are a lot of ways to organize cables and keep them from falling behind your desk, but few look as cool as this magnetic organizer. $11 (with code K6FG7KGV) gets you two adhesive magnetic strips, plus eight magnetic cable clips to go with them. In the immortal words of one Jesse Pinkman, “yeah, bitch! Magnets”


Anker has not one, but two brand new sets of truly wireless earbuds on the market, and both are on sale for Valentine’s Day.

We just put up our impressions of both the Zolo Liberty and Liberty+ earbuds, but the gist is that they’re both solid, fitness-friendly options at a lower price point than most other competitors. The Plus model adds a transparency feature that uses microphones to let through a bit of ambient noise, customizable EQ settings, a case with 48 hours of battery life (compared to 24), and a few other features, but you can’t go wrong either way.

You can get the basic Liberties for just $80 right now with promo code LOVEZOLO, or save $30 and get the Liberty+ for just $120 with code ZOLOLOVE, which is the best deal we’ve seen on those since their crowdfunding campaign.


This tiny, $7 USB charger isn’t much bigger than the one that ships with every iPhone, except it has two ports, folding prongs, and 2.4A of total power, compared to the 1A Apple gives you. No surprise, it’s one of our top sellers of all time. Just use promo code AUKEYU32 to get the deal.


Seagate’s FireCuda is one of the most popular PS4 replacement hard drives out there, mostly thanks to its built-in 8GB of flash storage that can speed up loading times, and you can get the 2TB model for just $85 today, or roughly $10 less than usual.

Even if you don’t feel like cracking open your PS4, you could pop this into an inexpensive enclosure like this one, and use it as an external drive over USB.


Whether you need a small card for a dash cam, or a ton of space for Nintendo Switch games and 4K GoPro footage, this 128GB Samsung microSD card is down to $40 today on Amazon. We’ve seen it go as low as $37, but this deal is still $5 less than usual.


The ideal power supply for your nightstand or office desk is just $14 today. iClever’s BoostStrip includes three USB ports and three power outlets, meaning you can charge all of your mobile devices, run a computer and monitor, and even plug in a lamp, all on a single wall outlet.


Amazon’s Valentine’s Day device deals just went live, with big savings available on Echoes, Kindles, Fire tablets, and more. I’m not sure they’re the most romantic gifts out there, but I don’t think anyone’s ever complained about getting a Kindle as a gift.


If you’re going to use a laptop while sitting at a desk, your neck will thank you for lifting the screen closer to eye level. This inexpensive aluminum stand does just that, and gives you some extra desk space for all your Funko toys important work things.

VPNs are in the news these days, and with good reason. So if you’re curious to sign up and start protecting your browsing history and personal data (or, you know, getting around websites’ geoblocks), NordVPN charges less per month than a typical trip to Starbucks.

NordVPN has long been one of the most popular and reliable VPN providers out there, and if you sign up for a one-year membership, promo code VIP70 will drop your annual price from $69 to $48. If you’re sure you want to commit, use this link to get a special two year plan for $79 with code 2YSpecial2017, or this link to get three years for $99 with code 3ydeal. Lifehacker has recommended Nord in some previous guides, but if you have any firsthand experience with the service, sound off in the comments!

Top Home Deals

Find your creative side and pick up to 25% off Sharpies, Prismacolor and Paper Mate markers in today’s Gold Box. This 24-pack of Sharpies is just $6, these Paper Mate pens are good $5 less than usual, and these dual-tipped Prismacolors will set you back $10 less today. As with all Gold Boxes, the discounts will only last until the end of the day or until the products sell out, so don’t let this deal dry up.


You can wash your hands all you want, but you can’t control the guy at the grocery store who sneezes onto the produce (True story, I witnessed it yesterday.) Stock up on Zicam for 25% less from Jet.com (code ZICAMCOLD25), and you can potentially shorten a future cold by a couple of days or help alleviate allergy symptoms.


Anker makes smart light bulbs now, because of course they do, and you can get the tunable ones at a discount today.

This bulb can’t display the full RGB spectrum like a Philips Hue lamp, but it can hit any flavor of white, from sunlight-simulating daylight to Edison-style warm white. It sounds like a small thing, but different shades of light can seriously boost your productivity, or help you relax when it’s almost time for bed. I own a ton of full RGB-capable Hue bulbs, but 99% of the time, I’m just tuning them to different temperatures of white, so this is all you really need.

You can control the bulbs with your smartphone via the free Eufy Home app, but the real fun is hooking them up to Alexa. Any Alexa-enabled device can do this, including Eufy’s own Genie, which happens to be on sale today for just $25 as well.


It’s a matter of taste, but some might say that the new, cheaper Nest Thermostat E is even nicer looking than the original, while still packing in almost all of the original model’s features. It’s a bargain at its usual $170, but today you can get it for $126 from Rakuten with promo code NEST20 today. This won’t last long.


If your home office has been gathering dust, a nice new chair might give you an excuse to use it more. This one from AmazonBasics carries a 4.1 star average from over 2,500 customers, and is only $53 today, within about $1 of the best price we’ve ever seen.


Look, I’m not saying you couldn’t toast an english muffin, cook an egg, melt some cheese, heat up a piece Canadian bacon, and assemble them all into a perfectly edible breakfast sandwich. I’m sure you could! But mornings are hectic and wouldn’t you rather do pay just $20 and have a machine do it all for you? If nothing else, it means a lot fewer dishes to clean.


The price on this self-sharpening 15-piece Calphalon knife block has been chopped down by $30. This set includes all the knives the average home cook would need, plus eight steak knives and kitchen shears. So if you’re in the market for a new set, today is a good day to start slicing.


Update: The $11 pillow sold out (not surprising, at that price) but here’s one with an even better review average for just $4 more.

It’s easy to make jokes about body pillows and single people with Valentine’s Day on the horizon, but many people in happy relationships like to hug a pillow while they sleep. It’s a lot cooler than hugging a 98 degree human, after all. So whether you’re buying for yourself or your significant other, this highly rated, 4.5 foot long one is just $11 on Amazon today.


The bestselling, top-rated, and audience-favorite robotic vacuum recently got upgraded to a new and improved model, and you can suck up yours today for just $220 after clipping the $30 coupon on the product page the best deal we’ve seen in several months.

It has the features you guys loved about the first model – remote control, a slim body to reach under furniture, and large dust box, but boasts upgraded suction power, so the vacuum will sense when it needs to use a little extra juice to take care of a mess. It also has slightly larger wheels to easier navigate over door jams and higher-pile carpets, plus a larger HEPA-style filter to better trap allergens and pet hair.


Without any wiring to futz with, these solar-powered, motion-sensing spotlights are the easiest way to illuminate your front porch or lawn, and you can save big on one mega-sized light with 38 LED bulbs, or four smaller lights with 10 each. Just be sure to note the promo codes below.


Curious how much electricity your devices are using? This $9 meter can measure wattage, amperage, and voltage, tell you how much a device costs to operate in actual dollars and cents, and even estimate its carbon footprint. Just use promo code JMMGNC4M at checkout to get the deal.


Forget trying to find quarters under your car seat and paying way too much for 3 minutes of air, and get this $20 tire inflator with code YJX3MVFN. You can fill up your tires whenever and wherever you please for free. Keeping your tires properly inflated helps improve gas mileage so this little gadget will basically pay for itself. It also works on bike tires.


Are you going to use this $13 hot glue every day? Probably not, but it’s still a useful thing to have around. It even comes with 30 sticks which should you last any normal person at least a couple of years. Just remember to clip the coupon on the product page and add code MF938VKF at checkout.


Wool dryer balls are the hottest laundry invention of the decade, and you can get six of them for $8 today with promo code 799yzyzy. Just toss them in your dryer, and they’ll help agitate your clothes and break up clumps, meaning everything dries faster, come out softer, and has fewer wrinkles at the end of the cycle.


Update: This deal is back, if you missed it last month.

While they might not conform to the classic look of our favorite chef’s knives , this Cuisinart knife set is anything but dull (get it?). You can own the whole collection today for just $16, one of the best prices we’ve seen.

Don’t let the colors fool you, these knives are stainless steel, and extremely sharp. The set has a 4.6 star average on nearly 4,000 reviews, and while the colors might not seem like your thing, they do help you keep track and avoid cross-contaminating food while you use them.


Botto

Botto takes the airtight, air-removing pantry container to the next level by shrinking the whole container as you remove the air, preserving your food and saving space in your cupboards at the same time.

Starting at $10/container if you get in early enough, Botto is substantially cheaper than its competitive set, with the shrinking feature no one else has.

We sort through the noise of Kickstarter to find you preorder discounts worth taking advantage of. Someone on our team has tested a prototype (or final version) of every Kickstarter we cover.


DUO Glass

We love double walled borosilicate glass drink ware around here, and the DUO Glass kicks things up a notch by being perfectly shaped to cradle an ice sphere, and having 1 oz. measurement markers subtly blown into its design.

As of this writing, you can grab two DUO glasses and two ice ball molds for $36, which is an especially good deal if you don’t already own ice ball molds.

We sort through the noise of Kickstarter to find you preorder discounts worth taking advantage of. Someone on our team has tested a prototype (or final version) of every Kickstarter we cover.


There’s always that one person in your life that has nothing on their walls. Add some awesome infographics to gifting list with 25% off sitewide at Pop Chart Lab. Check out their newest prints, like the Permutations of Pasta and the Magnificent Multitudes of Beer. Enter the code GROUNDHOGDATA at checkout to see your discount.

Top Lifestyle Deals

Burt’s Bees may be known for their tingling clear lip balm, but their tinted version is far superior. I swear by this stuff because it’s the perfect marriage of color and comfort. It’s not too harsh, like the normal Burt’s Bees balm can be, but the color payoff is just enough. Right now, three shades, Red Dahlia (my personal favorite), Hibiscus, and Rose, are just $7 for a 2-pack.

Note: You can save even more if you sign up for Subscribe & Save.


Our readers have bought a ton (actually several hundred tons) of adjustable dumbbells over the years, but now you can enjoy the same space-saving features in a kettlebell.

The PowerBlock KettleBlock is available in both 20 and 40 pound varieties, both of which allow you to change the weight as you change your workout, and add a few pounds as a you get stronger over time. The best part, of course, is that they replace an entire set of kettlebells, and barely take up any space, so you can stick yours in the corner of your closet without turning an entire room into a home gym.

Woot’s $80 deal (shipped) on the 20 pound model is the best we’ve seen, and the $155 price on the 40 pounder is a match for an Amazon Gold Box deal we saw a few days ago. Just note that both are only available today, or until sold out.


25% off Valentine’s gifts for him and her | Izola | Use code LOVEDOCTOR

Izola may not be a household name, but the Brooklyn-based brand has been in and out of gift guides and features across many outlets. Their simple but robust barware, grooming, and accessories are perfect for any guy or gal in your life, and would make a great alternative to a boring bouquet for Valentine’s Day. Use the code at LOVEDOCTOR checkout on any of these gifts for him or her for 25% off.


Boat Shoe season may seem way in the distance, but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t take advantage of Sperry’s deals. Right now, grab some shoes made for the open seas for just $40. Select boat shoes (and sneakers that are somehow being classified as boat shoes) are discounted when you use the code BOATSALE at checkout.


It may still be winter, but spring rain is always the hardest to dress for. Uniqlo wants to help you plan out your wardrobe for the coming months (at least for the outerwear portion). Save $20 on their “pocketable” parkas in a bunch of different colors. For $20, it’s worth grabbing a couple and throwing one in every bag you plan on using this season, just in case.


They may look like sneakers, but Converse is calling all of these styles boots and they’re all 60% off right now. The classic hightop shape gets lined and waterproofed on a few styles, but they’ll all run you under $50. Most are men’s, but basically all Converse styles are unisex, you just need to be aware of the sizing.


If you’re in an area that stays cold longer than you’d like, or your travels take you to camping-ready regions with fun names like Jackson Hole, Trew’s layering and merino pieces are your answer. Right now, use the code KINJA40 on these select items and grab 40% off select items like the Roam 3/4 Bib and the Wander Jacket.

Shane tried out a bunch of Trew gear late last year, and came away impressed. The items in this sale are definitely on the heavier side of Trew’s merino wares (sadly, the dipped weightless tee isn’t included), but it’s nice to see big winter apparel savings when there’s still plenty of cold weather ahead, rather than at the beginning of spring.


Pack your travel stuff into a new Timbuk2 bag. Right now, grab 30% off top-selling styles with the code BEST30, which includes their ever-popular Commute, one of your favorite laptop bags. There’s also a bunch of backpacks as well as messengers to make travel a little bit easier. Plus, they make pretty good gifts.


Waterpik is an easier (and they would argue more effective) way to “floss” between your teeth, and Amazon is once again offering the popular Aquarius model for $50 after you clip the $10 coupon. That’s one of the best prices we’ve seen, so it’s a great time to take the plunge. Your teeth will thank you.


If you need anything for the outdoors, Backcountry has it on sale. With up to 50% off a ton of stuff during their Semi-Annual Sale, there are thousands of items on sale. Outerwear, boots, bags, and more are discounted, so maybe it’s time to think about going for a winter camping trip.


If you don’t know about Dallas-based Breda, you need to. The watch brand creates minimalist, easy-to-wear styles of watches that aren’t overworked or over priced. And we’ve got an exclusive discount in time for the Valentine’s Day. Use the code KINJA35 and grab any colorway of their sleek Linx or Joule mesh-style watches for just $65.


The GIGA Jacket isn’t composed of the most premium fabrics, isn’t the best warmth-to-weight ratio on the market, and isn’t the best-looking in its class, but it makes up for it with a strong preorder discount and a laundry (get it?) list of features.

An interior smartphone pocket you can use your phone through, sunglass straps on the chest, an iPad/valuables pocket on the lower back that would be great when traveling, thumb holes, and even a built-in scarf- there’s a lot going on with the GIGA Jacket. While it doesn’t pack down into nothing, it does pack into itself to become a pillow.

At the current preorder price level of $129, it’s definitely worth a look.

We sort through the noise of Kickstarter to find you preorder discounts worth taking advantage of. Someone on our team has tested a prototype (or final version) of every Kickstarter we cover.


A bunch of our readers preordered the Slide Wallet last year during its crowdfunding campaign, and now, the same team is back with the Slim Wallet.

While it lacks the built-in money clip of the previous model, the calfskin leather Slim Wallet is still one of the few options out there that’s great at holding cash, cards, and coins, rather than focusing on just one.

One the card front, you get five different slots for cards, all of which can hold multiple cards. One even has a pull-tab for quick access to your most-used cards without having to pinch a sliver of exposed plastic. The whole wallet is RFID-protected too, so you’ll have nothing to fear from skimmers.

As for cash, the wallet can hold up to 20 bills of varying sizes, so no matter what country you’re in, the local currency will fit. And on the inside of the cash pocket, you’ll also find a small coin pouch with a leather flap to keep them from falling out. Coins are awful and should be outlawed, but until then, it’s great to see a wallet that considers where you’ll keep them.

Preorders for the Slim Wallet have been selling for $89 on Indiegogo, but just for our readers, they’re offering a limited number of wallets for just $59.

We sort through the noise of Indiegogo to find you preorder discounts worth taking advantage of. Someone on our team has tested a prototype (or final version) of every Indigogo we cover.

Top Media Deals

Even if you aren’t generally an anime person, Attack On Titan is worth watching, and the entire first season (25 episodes) is just $28 on Amazon today, an all-time low.


The upcoming expanded edition of the Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild official guide looks like the ultimate memento for the ultimate game. The hardcover guide is a whopping 512 pages long, and includes a 36 page atlas with the location of every shrine and Korok seed, walkthroughs for every divine beast and shrine, including those in the DLC, and a whole lot more.

The guide comes out on February 13, and you can preorder it for $24 on Amazon right now, or $16 less than it was going for previously. Plus, if it drops any lower before release day, you’ll automatically get the best price.

Top Gaming Deals

As Nintendo Switch deals go, this is about as good as we’ve seen so far. Walmart will sell you a Switch for its $300 MSRP, and toss in a copy of FIFA 18 for free. After the console turns one year old, we hope we’ll see more bundle deals, and maybe even modest discounts, but hey, who can complain about FIFA on the go?


The latest Humble Bundle has a pretty enticing theme: The best games from last year’s bundles. Name your own price for the likes of Dead By Daylight, Verdun, Turmoil, and more. Just $10 unlocks all of the games, but any donation at all unlocks the first tier.

Plus, if you’re a Humble Monthly subscriber (which you should be), buying the $10 tier will also get you a $2 Humble Wallet credit.


The jury’s out on whether Nintendo Switch screen scratches can be attributed to faulty docks or careless owners, but regardless, soft dock covers are a fun way to customize your console. While supplies last, you can save 20% on any cover Active Patch sells on their site with promo code ACTIVEPATCH20, including custom ones with your own artwork.

Non-custom covers start at just about $11 the code, and custom ones are extremely reasonably priced at $20. This would also make a cool Valentine’s Day gift for the Nintendo fan in your life.


Civilization VI Rise and Fall | $22 | Green Man Gaming | Promo code EARLYBIRD25

Civilization VI’s first major expansion finally comes out on Thursday, and you can save 25% by preordering it from Green Man Gaming with promo code EARLYBIRD25. Just be sure to get yours before Gandhi nukes this deal.


If you’ve gotten sick of trading wheat for sheep in Catan, Agricola would be a great new addition to your board game collection, and you can buy it for an all-time low $33 on Amazon right now.

Here’s an overview of the thrilling premise:

Guide your family to wealth, health and prosperity and you will win the game!

Players begin the game with two family members and can grow their families over the course of the game. This allows them more actions but remember you have to grow more food to feed your family as it grows!

Feeding your family is a special kind of challenge and players will plant grain and vegetables while supplementing their food supply with sheep, wild boar and cattle.


Lexip

Whether you’re using it for productivity or competitive gaming, adding both tilt and a side-mounted joystick to a gaming mouse opens up a world of possibilities, and you can discover them at a discount with a $123 preorder.

Reminiscent of the Logitech G13, the Lexip is packing an 8200 dpi sensor, but of course the stars of the show are the fully programmable tilt and joystick features. Lexip is already claiming support for everything from DOTA 2 to image editing software, and even better, they’re offering a left-handed model- answering a very frequent complaint from our readership.

At $123 even with a preorder, Lexip has already eclipsed the going rate of the G903, which I consider the best of the best, but then again, the G903 doesn’t have a joystick, but then again, Lexip is wired and doesn’t have wireless charging. It’s expensive, but it probably took you about half a second to know if you wanted one, and if so, get in there and grab the discount.

We sort through the noise of Kickstarter to find you preorder discounts worth taking advantage of. Someone on our team has tested a prototype (or final version) of every Kickstarter we cover.


It’s not quite as exciting as Civilization VI and Owlboy (and eventually Life Is Strange and Tacoma) like last month, but Dark Souls III and its Ashes of Ariandel DLC are a solid start to next month’s Humble Monthly.

If you aren’t familiar, Humble Monthly is a $12/month subscription (or less if you purchase multiple months in advance) that unlocks a handful of games at the beginning of the month, plus more mystery games at the end of it. Even if you cancel, every game you’ve downloaded is yours to keep forever, making this one of the best deals in PC gaming.

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