Anker New Year sale
Anker has kicked off its New Year sale with a handful of notable deals on smartphone and Mac accessories. Our top pick is the ZOLO Liberty Truly Wireless Earbuds for $30. That’s down from the usual $80 price tag and a new Amazon all-time low by $20. Forget about paying for pricey AirPods, the ZOLO Liberty Earbuds deliver eight hours of playtime and an IPX5 sweatproof design for a fraction of the cost. It’s a great way to score truly wireless headphones without breaking the bank.
Official Google Pixel 4/XL cases on sale
Verizon Wireless offers Google Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL official cases for $20 in various colors. As a comparison, you’d typically pay $40 at Amazon and other retailers. This is a new all-time low price that we’ve tracked from a trusted retailer. Google’s official Pixel 4/XL cases offer a fabric design in your choice of multiple colors. You’ll be able to enjoy wireless charging here with compatible accessories and Google’s Active Edge technology lets you call up Assistant “with just a squeeze.”
Nab two Alexa and Assistant-enabled TP-Link light switches
B&H is offering a two-pack of TP-Link HS200 Kasa Smart Wi-Fi In-Wall Light Switches for $35. Usually selling for $25 each, today’s offer is good for a 30% discount and matches our previous mention. This is also $5 under the sale price at Amazon right now for a two-pack and one of the lowest offers we’ve tracked. Rocking Alexa and Google Assistant control, these switches are a more affordable way to get whole-home smart lighting without replacing every individual bulb. Another benefit is that you won’t need to pick up an extra hub in order to enjoy voice-control capabilities, as these in-wall switch work over standard Wi-Fi.
ASUS ROG Gaming Smartphone is down to $350
Microsoft’s official eBay storefront offers the ASUS ROG 128GB Gaming Android Smartphone for $350. Having originally retailed for $900, right now you’ll pay $836 at Amazon where it has never dropped below $830. Today’s offer is also one of the lowest we’ve tracked to date. Centered around a six-inch Full View AMOLED display, this smartphone packs 128GB of on-board storage as well as 8GB of RAM and two SIM card slots. On the back, you’ll find a dual-camera array comprised of an 8MP wide-angle and 12MP sensors. Unique to the Asus ROG handset is a vapor-chamber cooling system and side-mounted USB-C port for pairing with various gaming accessories. Head over to our launch coverage for a closer look.
August’s 3rd Generation Smart Lock is now $90
Amazon is offering the August 3rd Generation Smart Lock for $90. That’s up to $30 off the typical rate there and is one of the best offers we’ve seen outside of Black Friday. If you have yet to upgrade to a smart door lock, August is a choice that is both nice-looking and inexpensive. Considering just how expansive the August ecosystem is, you’ll have the option to grow capabilities later on with its Connect hub to gain remote access and several integrations like Alexa, Assistant, Airbnb, and more.
Best trade-in deals
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