Samsung Picture Frame TV mounted on wall above dresser

Samsung The Frame TV.

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Most TVs are giant blank, boring screens that do nothing until you turn them on. The Frame is the complete opposite. It doubles as an art piece, adding a white trim and rotating famous artworks (you can choose genres) so your TV isn’t just a black void in your living room. The paper-like screen really does make art look like, well, art on canvas. The deal applies to various screen sizes. 

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Samsung’s QN90A doesn’t have OLED but uses Mini LED backlighting, just like Apple’s newest iPad Pro and MacBook Pro. It produces similar levels of contrast, but it can get brighter (a problem with OLED TVs). If your TV is in a room that gets very bright, then this is a great option that also has features like a 120-Hz refresh rate and AMD FreeSync.

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This Roku differs from the 4K Plus version by not including hands-free voice control, so if you don’t care about that, you can save some money and still get the best Roku for most people. It plugs into your TV’s HDMI port, and another cable plugs into a USB port for power. You can then access tons of streaming services for easy binging. 

Yamaha YAS 209 Soundbar in black with subwoofer

Yamaha YAS-209 Soundbar. 

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This smart soundbar comes with Amazon’s Alexa built in, so you can ask the voice assistant questions and control your smart home equipment. But more importantly, the soundbar and subwoofer combo delivers great sound. Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, and Spotify Connect support mean it’s easy to stream your favorite tunes when you’re not watching Squid Game.   

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Nearly every built-in TV speaker sucks. That’s why a soundbar is a quick and easy upgrade, and at this price, this Vizio is arguably the best and most affordable investment you can make in improving your home theater’s audio.  You get dedicated wireless surround speakers and a wireless subwoofer.

Want Dolby Atmos support for the best audio fidelity when watching the latest movies and shows? This Vizio will do the job for much less than many competitors. There’s a dedicated subwoofer and rear surrounds that will make you feel like you’re in the theater. 

Laptop and Home Office Deals

Check out our Work-From-Home Gear guide, as well as our Best Laptops, Best Chromebooks, and Best Webcams guides for more. 

Dell XPS 13

Del XPS 13.

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If you don’t mind the high price, this is the best 13-inch Windows laptop on the market (8/10, WIRED Recommends). It’s lightweight and powerful, especially since this is the model with the Intel Core i7 chip (11th gen), 16 gigs of RAM, and a 512-gigabyte SSD. This model has a 1080p screen, which should satisfy most. There are 4K and OLED screen upgrades available, but those are not on sale. 

Do you mostly work out of a web browser? Then chances are a Chromebook will suffice (if you like using Google Chrome). You can access Android apps, but everything runs around Chrome. The Spin 713 has a speedy Core i5 chip and excellent battery life. It’s one of our favorite Chromebooks

This Acer Windows laptop is in our Best Laptops guide. The Core i7 model offers great performance, a battery that lasts a full workday, and you can even play Fortnite on it! That’s not all, the Swift 5 packs several ports, like USB-C, USB-A, HDMI, and a headphone jack. It’s truly a jack-of-all-trades.  

Standing desk

Fully Jarvis Standing Desk.

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The Fully Jarvis is our favorite standing desk. You can smoothly adjust the height, and four height presets mean other folks in the home can quickly move it to their preferred height. The eco-friendly bamboo top is the cherry on top, but there are a ton of customizations you can make to personalize it further. 

This 1080p webcam might need some fine-tuning to get the picture just right using Razer’s Synapse software, but the image quality is crystal clear. It’s in our Best Webcams guide, and this is the lowest price we’ve ever seen on it. 

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Need the speediest transfer speeds? Of the portable solid-state drives we tested, this one was the fastest. The metal enclosure means it’s very durable, and you get a whole terabyte of storage to house your movies, photos, games, and—well, just about anything. 

Video Game Deals

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Logitech G305.

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I’ve been using this simple mouse for nearly two years, and it’s still as good as new. It feels wonderful in the hand (though it’s not as ideal for folks with large palms), the wireless connection is flawless, and the battery lasts for months before you need to swap out the single AA battery. Check out our Best Gaming Mice guide for more. 

If you’re confused about all the different gaming subscriptions needed to get the most out of your PlayStation or Xbox, we break down all the differences here. PS Plus lets you play multiplayer games online, but you also get a few free games per month, and you can keep them as long as you’re a subscriber. If you have a PS5, the PS Plus Collection gives you 20 of the best PS4 games so you can play catch-up. 

Xbox Game Pass Ultimate is one of the best deals in gaming right now. If you have an Xbox or PC, you get access to hundreds of games you can download and install, along with games from the EA Play library. You also get the ability to play online multiplayer, and Microsoft’s new game streaming service, xCloud, so you can play some games on your tablet or smartphone (the service is in beta). Some titles rotate in and out, and most of Microsoft’s first-party Xbox Game Studios titles appear as soon as they launch, like Halo Infinite. If you have a PC, the standard Game Pass three-month membership is $20 ($10 off).

Steelseries Arctis 1 Wireless gaming headset

SteelSeries Arctis 1 Wireless.

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The SteelSeries Arctis 1 (8/10, WIRED Recommends) is one of the best wireless gaming headsets around if you like chatting with your friends while gaming on your Xbox or PlayStation. They’re comfortable, last 19 hours on a single charge, and the mic outputs crystal-clear voice. The audio is pretty great too. 

The Oculus Quest 2 (9/10, WIRED Recommends) is the best VR headset for most people. It’s super simple to use, you get a higher resolution than on its predecessor, and the library of games and apps you can access keeps increasing (Beat Saber remains a favorite). This isn’t a deal, but you can use the free Target gift card on anything at the retailer. 

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We have yet to try this router, but it has good reviews around the web, and the purported speeds will be a serious boon for any gamer who loves fast-paced multiplayer games. There’s support for the latest Wi-Fi 6 standard too, and you can access many of the router’s settings through Netgear’s Android or iOS app. 

Ebikes and E-Scooter Deals

Read our Best Ebikes guide for details and other options. 

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Apollo Ghost.

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Our guide to the best e-scooters is forthcoming, but the Apollo Ghost is one of our favorites (8/10, WIRED Recommends). The dual-motor design means it’s insanely powerful (maybe too powerful), but you don’t need to hit the throttle. This much power is very helpful for steep terrains. It also has pretty solid range (under 20 miles). The downside is that it weighs 64 pounds. This deal throws in the new Apollo Air for free; it’s not as powerful, and its range is much shorter, but it’s lightweight and rides pretty well—handy for any newcomers joining your rides.

Want an ebike but hate the prices? The Propella (8/10, WIRED Recommends) is our pick if your budget is tight, and it’s even better with this deal. It has reputable components, like a Samsung battery and Shimano disc brakes, and it ships directly to you. 

WIRED reviewer Matt Jancer says you’re getting a lot for your money with the Freedom 2, so this deal makes it a sweeter package. It has strong acceleration, doesn’t weigh 64 pounds (just 39), has a built-in headlight and taillight, and an alarm with a key fob.  

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Lectric’s folding XP Ebike.

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Ebikes are big. If you don’t have a ton of space, a folding ebike is the way to go. This one from Lectric Ebikes is one of the most affordable around (7/10, WIRED Recommends), and this deal nets you three free accessories. It’s heavy at 63 pounds, so this might not be a good option for anyone with a walkup, but it’s speedy, it comes with a lot of accessories, and it has solid suspension. 

WIRED editor Adrienne So didn’t care much for this Bunch bike, but her family did. It’s a box bike that can carry your kids, ideally in flat terrain, and there are a lot of accessories you can add to personalize it. The brakes are great and there are built-in lights, but the range isn’t as high as we’d like. It’s not the most comfortable ride. 

Photography Deals

Brevite Jumper camera backpack

Brevite The Jumper Camera Bag. 

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This is our top camera backpack for most people in our Best Camera Bags guide. It’s relatively small, yet can still fit a DSLR or mirrorless camera, additional lenses, and a small tripod in the side pocket (with a loop to secure it). There’s a luggage pass-through strap, a padded laptop storage area, and a compartment up top for everything else. The best part is it comes in a ton of fun colors. 

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I took this backpack on my road trip around Iceland, and it couldn’t have been more perfect. It might be too big to count as a personal item, but as a carry-on you can convert it to a duffel or leave it as a backpack. Pair it with two of Wandrd’s Essential Camera Cubes ($278 total), and you can fit a ton of equipment and have space for clothes and other gear. You can learn more about it in our Best Camera Bags guide.

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This sling comes in various sizes, but whichever you choose, you get a durable, weather-resistant bag that’s comfortable to carry and roomy. The dividers in the main compartment are customizable to fit your gear, and there are a lot of pockets with organization for your batteries, filters, and chargers. 

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If you want to invest in a great camera, look no further than this Sony A7RIII. This is the lowest price we’ve ever seen, and sure, it’s not the latest model, but you’re getting a lot for less than $2,000. The 42-megapixel full-frame sensor delivers sharp images and excellent dynamic range, and it’s lightweight enough to carry all day. The image stabilization is pretty great, and you have access to the a dizzyingly large lens collection. Read more about it in our Best Mirrorless Cameras guide.

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The Insta360 One R Twin Edition (8/10, WIRED Recommends) doubles as a 360-degree camera and a standard action cam. That’s thanks to the interchangeable lens system, which lets you attach a 4K camera, a dual-lens 360-degree camera, and a wide-angle Leica lens paired with a 1-inch sensor for 5K video. It’s spendy, but it’s a very versatile system if you want to capture a different types of footage when you’re out adventuring.   

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