Apple’s second-gen AirPods drop to $100, plus the best early Prime Day deals you can get now

by mcdix

We may be a few weeks away from Amazon Prime Day, but early deals are already rolling in. If you need a new smart TV, Amazon has discounted some Fire TVs, and Prime members can pick up a 55-inch Omni series for just $300. Elsewhere, Apple’s second-generation AirPods are back on sale for $300. 100, Sony’s new Linkbuds S received their first discount, and Samsung’s latest Discover sales event has slashed the prices of devices, wearables, and storage gadgets. Here are the week’s best tech deals you can get today.

AirPods (2nd generation)

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The second-generation AirPods are now down to $100, or 37 percent off their original price. While they don’t have all the bells and whistles of the new third-generation models, these are still decent earbuds that we liked for their improved wireless performance and good battery life.

Buy AirPods (2nd Gen) at Amazon – $100

Mac Mini M1


Apple’s Mac Mini M1 has returned to a record price of $570. It’s the most affordable M1 machine you can get, and we like its sleek design and a good array of ports.

Buy Mac Mini M1 (256GB) at Amazon – $570

Apple Watch SE

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The 44mm blue Apple Watch SE has fallen to a new low of $209 at Walmart. This is a great deal for the already affordable smartwatch, and we gave it a score of 88 for its solid performance, comfortable design, and handy watchOS. -functions.

Buy Apple Watch SE (44mm, Blue) at Walmart – $209

MacBook Air M1

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The MacBook Air M1 is $100 off and up to $899. We rated the laptop 94 for its blazing-fast performance, excellent battery life, and lack of fan noise.

Buy MacBook Air M1 at Amazon – $899

Amazon Fire TV Sale


Dozens of Amazon Fire TVs, including the new Omni Series sets, are on sale ahead of Prime Day. The Omni 4K smart TVs came out last September and support HDR10, HLG, and Dolby Digital Plus, and the larger TVs in the range also support Dolby Vision. Prime members can buy the 55-inch model for just $300, while anyone can get up to 40 percent off the other sizes.

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Samsung Discover sales

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Samsung’s latest Discover sales event runs through June 26. Everything from devices to smartphones to TVs is discounted. Some of the best promotions include free storage upgrades on the Galaxy S22 Ultra and a free Galaxy S22 smartphone with select Samsung Neo QLED 8K smart TVs.

Buy Samsung Discover Deals

Razer Kishi Controller


Razer’s Kishi controller for iOS devices is now $45 off, hitting a new low of $55. It’s a good accessory if you like to play games on the go. It has a wired connection, lower latency than Bluetooth controllers, an ergonomic design, and a USB-C port for pass-through charging.

Buy Razer Kishi (iOS) at Amazon – $55

Sony Linkbuds S


Sony’s new Linkbuds S is 11 percent off and up to $178. This is their first real discount since launching earlier this year, and they have a small IPX4-rated design, decent ANC, and Auto Play support.

Buy Sony Linkbuds S at Amazon – $178

Critical MX500 SSD (4TB)

We’ve long been fans of Crucial’s MX500 internal drive, and now you can pick up the big one with 4TB of space for $320. That’s 11 percent off and the best price we’ve seen. We like this drive for its standard design, solid read and write speeds, and integrated power loss immunity feature.

Buy Crucial MX500 (4TB) at Amazon – $320

Samsung T7 SSD (1TB)


Samsung’s T7 SSD in 1TB is now on sale for $115, or just $5 more than the always low price. We love this portable drive for its compact, shock-resistant chassis, fast read and write speeds, and multi-device compatibility.

Buy Samsung T7 (1TB) from Amazon – $115. Buy T7 SSD (1TB) from Samsung – $115

Amazon Luna game controller


Prime members can get the Luna game controller for just $40, which is $10 cheaper than its previous all-time low. It’s designed to be used with Prime Gaming and Amazon’s cloud gaming service, which costs $10 a month, but you can use Bluetooth or USB to connect it to Windows, Mac, and Android devices to play other titles as well. to play.

Buy Luna Controller (Prime Exclusive) at Amazon – $40

Nintendo eShop Super Sale

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Through July 6, you can get up to 60 percent off Nintendo Switch games when you buy them through the eShop. Some titles on sale include Super Mario Odyssey for $42, Skyrim for $30, Pikmin 3 Deluxe for $42, and Just Dance 2022 for $20.

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Steam Summer Sale


Steam’s summer sale runs through July 7 and offers up to 90 percent off titles. Standout games in this sale include Hollow Knight, Forza Horizon 5, No Man’s Sky, and God of War.

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New tech deals

Arlo Pro 4 Security Cameras

Wellbots has up to $90 off Arlo Pro 4 security camera bundles. You can get a three-camera kit for $550 with the code ARLO90, a two-camera bundle for $380 with the code ARLO70, or a single-camera set for $200 with the code ARLO25.

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Sony SRS-XB13 portable speaker

Sony’s tiny SRS-XB13 is 20 percent off and down to just $48. It comes in many fun colors, and this compact Bluetooth speaker also sports an IP67 waterproof design, punchy bass, and 16 hours of battery life.

Buy Sony SRS-XB13 at Amazon – $48

Kindle Paper White (2018)

The previous edition of the Kindle Paperwhite is now on sale for $70, or nearly half the regular price. This model scored 95 for its improved waterproof design, higher-contrast display, and audible support.

Buy Kindle Paperwhite (2018) at Amazon – $70

Satechi summer sale

With Satechi’s summer sale, you can get up to 75 percent off accessories to buy cheaper docks, hubs, chargers, and more for less through June 30. Some notable deals include the iMac USB-C Monitor Stand and Hub for $50 and the USB-C Mobile Pro Hub for $30.

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