Amazon has started a lot of oxygen in the advertising room last week and Prime Minister’s Day. However, there are a few gadgets and gizmos that are cheaper this week than they were then. If you’re in the market for a new robot vacuum, keyboard, or big TV, we’ve got you covered.
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The TCL 6-Series (9/10, WIRED Recommends) is the top pick of all the TVs we tested. It uses quantum dot tech to deliver bright, clear colors, and dark areas to keep dark colors as dark as possible. It also includes an interface for Roku, one of our favorite streaming services. This is one of the lowest prices we have tracked.
Another in the TCL lineup, the 4-Series is on the lower end of TCL’s offerings, but over the years, the technology we’ve come to love in high-end models has declined. This affordable TV packs a 4K HDR panel, a Roku interface, and a voice remote. If your budget is tight, it’s a good value.
This is our top pick for the best TV we’ve tried. It comes with Sony’s high-end system inside a beautiful OLED panel, giving an amazing picture. It also comes with built-in Android TV, which, as smart TV operating systems go, is one of the easiest to use.
Care about RGB LEDs and competitive performance on your keyboard? Apex 7 TKL will suit your needs. It has a very satisfying touch switch, a strong aluminum frame, and an OLED display that can display system alerts or game information. It also interfaces with powerful SteelSeries software that lets you customize individual keys, record macros, and program LEDs to respond to the games you play.
The power and customization of gaming peripherals make them ideal for office work – if they didn’t have an over-the-top design. Fortunately, the Logitech G513 Carbon, our pick for the best home office keyboard, comes with a less-than-standard design but retains useful features like customizable keys, colorful LEDs, and your choice of a wide variety of switches.
If you prefer your keyboard to be as loud and visible as possible, the Roccat Vulcan 121 is one of our favorite keyboards because it knows it. correctly What the hell. And it’s loud. WIRED columnist Jaina Gray says writing about it is like “typing up a storm.”
For years, I’ve advocated using gaming devices for casual work, and the Logitech G915 keyboard is one of my favorites for this very reason. It comes with a low-profile aluminum frame and a stylish design that can fit into any studio, but its additional programmable keys and large tools make it easy to perform tasks, especially in creative programs like Adobe Photoshop, Premiere, or Blender.
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The Pixel 6A officially launched on July 28, and WIRED review editor Julian Chokkattu says it’s the best phone for the money (8/10, WIRED recommends). It comes with a bright AMOLED screen, all-day battery life, a great camera, and a stylish design. Google has an early promotion where you can get the company’s Pixel Buds A-Series (8/10, WIRED Recomes) for free when you order a Pixel 6A. These buds pair instantly with most Android phones, have IP4X water resistance, and Google Assistant integration. They usually cost around $100, so this is a great deal if you’re in the market for a new phone and new wireless earbuds.
This robot vacuum from Roborock is our absolute favorite. It comes with a removable barrel so you don’t have to empty the robot as often, and an impressive battery life. It can map large areas of your home, so it will accurately learn how to best clean your area. It stores up to four different maps, so you can carry it from one floor to another, and you can control it with Siri, Google Assistant, or Amazon Alexa.
Your pets leave a big mess around the house, but don’t worry! This RoboVac from Eufy packs twin turbines that combine for a huge amount of suction, so no matter how much dog hair or other pet waste you have around your house, this bot can pick it up.