Apple’s AirPods Pro drop to $175, plus the rest of the week’s best tech deals


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Update at 4:30 p.m. ET: Amazon has raised the price of the AirPods Pro from $175 to $190.

A number of new tech offerings have hit the web ahead of the Presidents’ Day holiday. Apple’s iPad mini with extra storage is $50 off and at an all-time high, while AirPods Pro are on sale for $175. The 40mm and 45mm cellular Samsung Galaxy Watch 4s remain $80 off, and there’s still time to pre-order and save on the Galaxy S22 smartphones, which officially release on February 25. Here are this week’s best tech deals you can still get today.

AirPods Pro

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the AirPods Pro are down to $175 right now, which is 30% off their regular price. We gave them an 87 rating for their solid sound quality, strong ANC, and more comfortable fit.

Buy AirPods Pro on Amazon – $175

iPad mini 2021

Apple iPad mini 2021

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the iPad mini 256 GB is $50 off and on sale for $599. We gave the small tablet an 89 for its revamped design, solid performance, Center Stage cameras and good battery life.

Buy iPad mini (256GB) on Amazon – $599

Samsung Galaxy S22 pre-orders

Samsung's new Galaxy S22 Ultra combines the best of the Galaxy S and Galaxy Note lines for $1,200.

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Both Samsung and Amazon will discount Galaxy S22 smartphones by up to $100 when you pre-order them. This discount only applies to higher storage variants, so you can essentially get extra space on board at no extra cost.

Pre-order Galaxy S22 smartphones at Samsung
Pre-order Galaxy S22 smartphones on Amazon

Elgato Stream Deck MK.2

Elgato Stream Deck MK.2


the Stream Deck MK.2 is $10 off right now and up to $140. For a gadget that rarely goes on sale, this is a good discount and not to be overlooked if you’ve had your eye on the controller for a while. It has 15 programmable hotkeys that let you easily control audio and video streams, launch apps, post to social media, and more while you stream.

Buy Stream Deck MK.2 on Amazon – $140

8BitDo Pro 2

8Bitdo Pro 2 Controller

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8BitDo’s Pro 2 The controller is 10% off at Amazon when you clip the coupon on the page, bringing the final price down to $45. It’s the best price we’ve seen on the controller, which is more comfortable to use than Joy-Cons if you’re a Nintendo Switch fan. We love its ergonomic design, customization options, and compatibility with many platforms, including PC, MacOS, and Raspberry Pi.

Buy 8BitDo Pro 2 on Amazon – $45

Samsung Galaxy Watch 4

A black Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 on the wrist

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Samsung’s Galaxy Watch 4 cellular models are currently on sale at record prices. the 40mm model fell to $220 while the 44mm release dropped to $250. We consider the Galaxy Watch 4 to be the best Android smartwatch you can get and it scored 85 for its bright screen, comprehensive health tracking and new Wear OS features like app downloads directly from the Play Store.

Buy the Galaxy Watch 4 (40mm) on Amazon – $220
Buy Galaxy Watch 4 (44mm) on Amazon – $250

Samsung T7 SSD (1TB)

Samsung T7 SSD


Samsung’s T7 Portable SSD in 1TB fell to an all-time high of $110, or 35% of its usual rate. This is one of our favorite drives if you need something compact, fast, and compatible with a bunch of devices. We also like its aluminum unibody and dynamic thermal protection that helps control heat levels.

Buy Samsung T7 (1TB) on Amazon – $110

Samsung 980 Pro SSD (2TB)

Samsung 980 Pro SSD


Samsung’s 980 Pro the 2TB internal drive is 35% off and $280 – a bargain price for a powerful SSD that works with the PS5 (provided you have a heatsink). It has read speeds of up to 7000MB/s, advanced thermal controls and works with Samsung’s Magician software, which lets you check its status and optimize settings as you wish.

Buy Samsung 980 Pro (2TB) on Amazon – $280

Google Nest Thermostat

Google’s Nest Thermostat is down to $99 right now, and the device with a finishing kit will cost you $114. This version has a mirror screen and a touch edge, and it can be controlled with the Google Home app. It also has features like Savings Finder, which suggests ways to modify your home system to save energy.

Buy the Nest Thermostat on Amazon – $99

nintendo switch

Prime members can get $20 off nintendo switch in Woot right now. While the discount isn’t on the OLED model, it’s a great sale on a console that rarely sees sales like this. Just be sure to review Woot’s return policy before purchasing.

Buy Nintendo Switch at Woot – $280

Flashing cameras

Blink home security cameras are up to 30% off, which means you can get just one camera Blink from the outside kit for $70. In addition to being weatherproof, these cameras are wireless and support 1080p video, two-way night vision audio and motion alerts. The wired Mini turn signal is also on sale and goes down to just $25.

Buy Blink Outdoor on Amazon – $70
Buy Blink Mini on Amazon – $25

Fitbit Charge 5

Fitbit Charge 5 is on sale for a record high price of $120 right now. We gave the fitness tracker an 82 for its large color display, built-in GPS, standard Fitbit Pay, and long battery life. the Fitbit Sense smartwatch is also on sale for $100 less than usual, bringing the price down to $200.

Buy Fitbit Charge 5 on Amazon – $120
Buy Fitbit Sense on Amazon – $200

New technological offers

Best Buy President’s Day Sale

Best Buy President’s Day Sale is in full effect, and you can find things like TVs, smart displays, laptops, and more on sale. Some of the highlights include the Beats Studio Buds for $120, Google’s Nest Hub for $65 and up to 40% off Corsair gaming accessories.

Shop the President’s Day Sale at Best Buy

Apple MagSafe Battery

Apples magnetic battery for iPhones is down to $88, 11% off its normal price. We’ve seen it cheaper in the past, but this is the best price we’ve seen since December. The accessory attaches magnetically to the back of the latest iPhones and provides up to 15W of wireless charging.

Buy the MagSafe Battery on Amazon – $88

65-inch LG C1 OLED 4K Smart TV

Woot dropped 34% off LG 65″ C1 OLED Smart TV, bringing it down to $1,650. You get the deepest blacks and high contrast that are the signature of OLED sets, plus LG’s α9 Gen 4 4K AI processor, Game Optimizer with Auto Low Latency Mode and HGiG, and Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa integrated. Just be sure to check Woot Return Policy before buying.

Buy a 65-inch LG C1 OLED from Woot – $1,650

Star Wars wireless charging stations

GameStop has two Star Wars Wireless Charging Pads that are up to 50% off right now. If you or someone you love is a super fan, either Millennium Falcon or The Mandalorian accessories will spice up their charging setup.

Buy Star Wars Wireless Chargers at GameStop – $25

Dyson AirWrap Complete

It’s not for sale, but Complete Dyson AirWrap in Nickel/Fuchia is available to order again after a long period of backorder. The high-tech hair gadget has become hugely popular since its launch in 2018 for its versatility. Depending on the attachment you choose, the device can curl, straighten or dry hair. It also uses air flowing continuously around the barrel which guides your hair around it, so you don’t have to put your fingers near the hottest parts of the gadget.

Buy AirWrap Complete from Dyson – $550

Alo moves

On-demand fitness service Alo moves offers a deal to a few new members that slashes the price of a one-year subscription by 50%, bringing it down to $99. The platform offers dozens of yoga, pilates, barre, and strength training classes, as well as guided meditations and sets that help you master specific skills over longer periods of time.

Subscribe to Alo Moves – $99


NordVPN The latest sale drops the price of a two-year subscription to just under $96, and you’ll get a free gift on top of that. The price is nothing physical, but rather additional subscription time on top of the two-year plan you paid for. The prices are chosen at random, but after you make your purchase, you’ll either get an extra month and an extra year, or two extra years added to your subscription.

Subscribe to NordVPN (2 years) – $96

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