The NeotrixQI Wireless Battery Charger Case lets you skip the wait for AirPower or next-generation AirPods, and it’s being offered for just $17.99. Simply put, it slides over your current AirPods case and instantly adds wireless charging in less than a second, making it a must-have for current owners, as you won’t ever have to deal with pesky Lightning cables ever again. Product page. Read more for a video of it in-action and additional information.
Amazon.com Inc and General Motors Co are in talks to invest in electric vehicle maker Rivian Automotive LLC in a deal that would value the company between $1 billion – $2 billion. If the negotiations conclude successfully, a deal would give the two a minority stake, and could be announced as early as this month, though the talks could still fall through. “We admire Rivian’s contribution to a future of zero emissions and an all-electric future,” said GM said in an emailed statement. What sets Rivian apart from other electric automakers is its “skateboard” platform that packages the drive units, battery pack, suspension system, brakes and cooling system all below wheel height to allow for more storage space and greater stability due to a lower center of gravity. Read more for another video and additional information.
Twelve South’s AirFly lets you use AirPods as well as other wireless listening devices on any wired headphone jack, and it’s being offered for just $34 shipped, today only, originally $39.99. When the entertainment begins on your next long flight, simply plug AirFly into your seat’s headphone jack and listen to the film with your AirPods, thanks to its Bluetooth connectivity. It has a built-in battery that lasts about 8-hours and also includes a USB charging cable, along with a travel pouch that holds both the device and charging cable. Product page. Read more to see it in-action on a Nintendo Switch and for additional information.
The SanDisk SSD Plus 480GB Internal Solid-State Drive offers faster startups, shutdowns, data transfers, and application response times than with a hard disk drive, all for $59.99 shipped, today only, originally $199.99. With sequential read speeds of up to 535MB/s, this solid state drive ensures that everything runs faster, while offering boost burst write performance, making it ideal for typical PC workloads. Product page. Read more to see what this SSD Plus drive can do to a 2011 MacBook Pro.
PNY Technologies is known for their storage devices, and if you’ve been waiting for a blowout sale on memory, now is the time to pick some up. They include several microSD cards, USB flash drives, and even an internal solid state drive that should turbocharge just about everything on your computer. Check out the deals here. Read more to see our three top product recommendations.
Amazon’s New World is a massively multiplayer online sandbox game with a supernatural colonial America theme, in which players can form settlements, fight each other, or fight monsters out in the world. You can venture out alone or join other players to create a thriving civilization, complete with dynamic seasons and weather. Read more for a hands-on video preview and additional information.
The latest Apple iPad Pro (11-inch, Wi-Fi, 256GB) is being offered for just $799.99 shipped after clipping the on-page $100 off coupon, today only, originally $949. Featuring an 11‑inch Liquid Retina display with ProMotion technology as well as True Tone, an A12X Bionic chip with 64-bit desktop-class architecture, a 12MP rear camera, 7MP TrueDepth front camera, and USB-C connectivity. Product page. Read more for a hands-on video review and additional information.
SanDisk 500GB Extreme Portable External SSD can take just about anything you throw at it, and it’s being offered for just $99.99 shipped, today only, originally $169.99. The ruggedized drive delivers high-speed transfers with up to 550MB/s read speeds, which makes it perfect for saving and editing hi-resolution 4K photos and videos. Plus, its IP55 rating means that it can stand up to rain, splashes, spills, dust and more. Product page. Read more for another hands-on video review and additional information.
The newest Apple iPad (Wi-Fi, 128GB) is for those who don’t need to extra power found in the Pro model, and it’s being offered for just $354.99 shipped, today only, originally $429.99. Featuring a 9.7-inch Retina display, A10 Fusion chip with 64-bit desktop-class architecture, a Touch ID fingerprint sensor, an 8MP rear camera with 1080p video, a 1.2MP FaceTime HD camera, and 802.11ac Wi-Fi with MIMO. Product page. Read more for another video review and additional information.
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TCL’s 55S405 55″ 4K Roku Smart LED TV will let you enjoy the next Super Bowl in ultra HD resolution, all for $349.99 shipped, today only, originally $599.99. The Roku TV Smart functionality offers access to over 4,000 streaming channels with more than 450,000 movies and TV episodes. The display pairs 4K Ultra HD picture clarity with the contrast, color, and detail of High Dynamic Range (HDR) for the most lifelike picture possible. Product page. Read more for another hands-on video and additional information.