Black Friday is almost here and you know what that means. You’re about to be inundated with holiday deals and pretty insane price drops (even more than you already have been, because the holidays now apparently start in October). We’ve rounded up our list of some of the top offers to help you save on electronics, home appliances, and more.
23andMe Health Ancestry Service
The 23andMe Health Ancestry Service allows you to dive deeper into your roots with a personalized test that gives you a whole new look at your family tree. In addition to genealogy, 23andMe provides testing that can forecast the probability of developing certain health conditions. The core of the test is its ancestry exploration. By testing your DNA, results can show the composition of your heritage by basing results off of a library sourced with cultures from over 1,500 regions around the world. With confidentiality ensured by the company, 23andMe is perfect for the historian in your life, or an elder in the family that wants to get deeper in touch with their origins.
Echo Show 5
The internet of things has permeated into every aspect of the home, integrating everything from entertainment systems to heating and lighting fixtures. The Amazon Echo Show 5 takes that level of connectivity to your bedside with an alarm clock that does so much more than wake you up every morning. With a compact 5.5” smart display, this latest extension of Alexa gives you everything from an interactive calendar to streaming movies, news broadcasts, tv shows, music, and audiobooks
LG Sceptre 65" Class 4K Ultra HD
The holiday season gives you the perfect excuse to upgrade your home entertainment system with the LG Sceptre 65″ Class 4K Ultra HD. With a screen size of 65” and 4K ultra-high-definition resolution, this LED TV is the ideal centerpiece for your home theatre. Its LED backlighting adds extra ambiance to your favorite shows and movies, creating a cinematic experience from the comfort of your couch. With 4 separate HDMI connections, you can integrate a multitude of accessories into the TV, including sound systems and video game consoles.
Apple iPad 10.2-inch Wi-Fi Only (7th Generation)
The Apple iPad 10.2-inch Wi-Fi Only (7th Generation) is a perfect option for kids in your family, relying solely on a Wi-Fi connection so you don’t have to worry about risking data overages on your phone bill. Even though it doesn’t have network connectivity, this iPad has every feature you’d expect from a 10.2-inch vivid retina display to an 8MP back end camera with a 1.2MP FaceTime HD front camera that can capture a vivid picture for the inevitable FaceTime call you should expect to welcome a thank you for a gift that is sure to be sincerely appreciated.
LG 43” Class 4K UHD Smart LED HDR TV
This smart TV is compatible with Google Home and Amazon Alexa, not just making it the hub of your living room but the center of your integrated home. Even though it does so much more, at its core this is about having a sublime entertainment experience. With 4K Active HDR this ultra-high-definition TV offers vivid colors and sharp imagery thanks to a wide viewing angle that produces a picture that’s hard to separate from reality. Powered by a Quad Core Processor, the smart TV can be integrated with streaming services from Netflix and Hulu to a la carte network subscriptions like HBONow.
Nikon D3500 Bundle with Bag
Nikon is one of photography’s most recognizable names. The Nikon D3500 Bundle with Bag is a great option for the photographer in your life to help them take their craft to the next level. The DSLR camera has an easy to use compact and comfortable design. It’s capable of capturing vivid imagery from holiday with the family to things as extensive as landscapes. Its image sensor lets photographers see their snapshots in real-time and can even easily share HD pictures and 1080p video thanks to its connectivity to the Nikon SnapBridge app.
Dyson Pure Cool Link Air Purifier
There’s someone in everyone’s life who is a clean freak, or maybe even a hypochondriac. The Dyson Pure Cool Link Air Purifier is a dynamic solution that ensures the air quality in your room is pristine. The air purifier removes gases and over 99.9% of allergens and pollutants from the environment. Its HEPA filter allows you to keep air quality consistent year-round and can even provide analytics to your smartphone with the Dyson Link App. Its night-time auto mode also ensures that you can use it all day long without disturbing your sleep.
iRobot Roomba 690 Wi-Fi Connected Robot Vacuum
The iRobot Roomba 690 Wi-Fi Connected Robot Vacuum makes any chore easier thanks to iRobot’s innovative design. This robotic vacuum cleaner brings the future to the present by offering a sleek robotic vacuum that effectively cleans your home of dirt and dander. Its 3-stage cleaning system assures a high standard of cleanliness thanks to dual multi-surface brushes that can tackle dirt and grime on everything from tile to carpet. Thanks to its smartphone and Wi-Fi compatibility, you can easily keep tabs on this device to ensure it’s doing its best by staying on top of when it needs a new filter or optimizing it with voice-enabled controls.
Ninja Foodi TenderCrisp Pressure Cooker
Whether there’s a new home-owner or a first-time parent on your gift list, the Ninja Foodi TenderCrisp Pressure Cooker is the perfect solution to juggle the face pace of life with the challenge of making sure you have a healthy home-cooked meal ready for dinner every night. Ninja ups the ante with their pressure cooker by optimizing it to do more than just slow cook. This crockpot combines an air fryer into its design to offer versatility to accommodate any menu. With a capacity of 6.5 quarts, you can prepare entrees like slow-cooked pulled pork along with sides by harnessing both features of this pressure cooker. With 14 safety settings, you won’t have to worry about anything when you get home other than setting the table.
Samsung Galaxy Smartwatch
The latest Samsung Galaxy Smartwatch brings a more eloquent look to wearable technology. This 42mm watch captures the look of fine jewelry instead of something you purchased from the electronics department. Its rose gold and black colorways each reprise a design of a standard analog watch while still being capable of reaping the benefits of operating on either an Android or iOS platform. The smartwatch allows you to get call, text, and app notifications, track your workouts and heart rate, and even monitor biometrics that evaluate the quality of your sleep and stress management. This timepiece is the perfect synthesis of innovation and timeless design.
Google Pixel 4 XL
Rated as one of the best smartphones on the market, the Google Pixel recently released its latest incarnation. The Google Pixel 4 XL brings the best of Google’s Android software to a piece of hardware tailor-made for the operating system. The smartphone is capable of capturing incredible images thanks to its Live HDR camera with dual exposure controls. Beyond that, the phone is the flagship device to host the newest version of Google Assistant. Motion Sense technology even allows you to control the device with the wave of your hand. All these features illustrate why the Pixel is the perfect gift for someone looking to upgrade their smartphone.
Nest is another Google product that you’re sure to hear plenty of requests for. The Google Nest Cam Indoor Security Camera exhibits the best of what this line has to offer. Powered by a connected USB outlet, this camera doesn’t rely on a battery. This means you can depend on it day and night to securely monitor your home, providing alerts directly to your phone. Its app allows you to zoom in and control the motion-sensing security device from your smartphone while you’re away, making it easy to respond to any emergency.
Arlo – Pro 2 Indoor/Outdoor 1080p Wi-Fi Wire-Free Security Camera
For an outdoor security solution capable of monitoring any area of your home, look no further than the Arlo – Pro 2 Indoor/Outdoor 1080p Wi-Fi Wire-Free Security Camera. This home security system offers a battery-powered solution to effectively monitor indoor and outdoor entrances from your front door to your foyer. The security camera over a 130 degree field of vision that captures 1920 x 1080 video resolution. Its battery power can operate outside between -4 degrees to as high as 113 degrees, making it a solution last lasts year round. With 2 cameras that can each be integrated with Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, or the Arlo app, this security camera makes it easy to keep tabs on your home. It even offers an audio doorbell to answer visitors when you’re not at home.
Amazon Fire HD 8 Tablet
The Amazon Fire HD 8 Tablet has all the benefits Amazon has to offer. Acting as an extension of your Amazon account allows the tablet to do much more than host your favorite apps. It gives your access to the audiobooks, music streaming, and the whole canon of Netflix original programming from The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel to Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan. With 16GB of storage capacity, you can get the most out of this tablet despite its lower than expected price tag. The tablet even hosts the Disney app, making it a perfect gift for kids.
Bose Home Speaker 500
Bose has earned its reputation by providing top of the line headphones and speakers with unmatched audio quality. The Bose Home Speaker 500 takes that to the next level with Alexa voice control built-in for ease of use. The combination of Bose audio quality with Alexa’s accessibility makes this Bluetooth speaker a perfect fit for any room. Its wall-to-wall stereo sound echos fills any area despite its compact design. It can be controlled by either Amazon Alexa or Google Assistant thanks to a noise-canceling microphone that will only pick up on voice queues. All of this makes it the perfect host for your music streaming subscription of choice.
Asteroids Arcade Machine
Video games have come a long way since the days of arcades. Even with titles like Call of Duty or FIFA 20 dominating sales, there’s still a place for classics. The Asteroids Arcade Machine by Arcade1UP is a 4-foot console that brings a replica from the arcade floor to your living room. Beyond the gameplay that is just like the original, this vintage arcade console is adorned with the classic designs that decorated the ionic machine for decades. Best of all, no quarters required.
Microsoft Xbox One Wireless Controller, Winter Forces Special Edition
With video games becoming more competitive than ever, having a controller than can handle every move is essential to any gamer’s success. The Microsoft Xbox One Wireless Controller, Winter Forces Special Edition offers gamers a special edition XBox One controller that is perfect to celebrate the release of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare. The battery-powered controller is outfit with a special camouflage finish that makes you feel like you’re right behind enemy lines. Its textured grip provides greater control in the midst of battle along with a 3.5mm audio jack to accommodate a headset to communicate with partners during online gameplay.