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If you are not one to join the crowds at the stores on Black Friday, you can get in on holiday deals from the comfort of your own home on Cyber Monday. One of the benefits is that many of the best Cyber Monday deals are on items already on your list. Whether you’re looking for gifts or have some tech devices on your own list, you can score great deals on everything from laptops to streaming sticks this Cyber Monday.
How To Find The Best Cyber Monday Deals
Making a list is key to finding true bargains. When you establish a budget and know who you want to shop for, you can look for special prices on items that meet your needs.
That said, it’s a good idea to pick up a few gifts that anyone would love. On Cyber Monday, you can often find loads of crowd-pleasing items that are easy on your wallet and make perfect presents for teachers, neighbors and Secret Santa swaps at work.
One factor to consider when doing any holiday shopping online is the retailer’s shipping and return policies. If you have to pay an exorbitant amount to receive the items or can’t guarantee you will receive them on time, even a deep discount might not be worthwhile.
Sticking with online retailers that you know and trust provides the assurance that your transactions will be secure, that your orders will be delivered when you need them and that the site will stand by the quality of any items you purchase.
Some retailers start their sales early to be ahead of the game and offer shoppers the chance to get a jump on holiday shopping. Check out some of the best Cyber Monday deals.
Upgrade from standard, wired earbuds to these noise-canceling, wireless in-ear Apple AirPods with a Charging Case. Whether playing games or listening to music, the high-tech ear pods deliver high-quality sound. Apple has hinted it’s fazing out its wired ear pods; they didn’t come as an accessory with the new iPhone 12.
Consider the Google Nest Camera your round-the-clock home security guard. The device lets you monitor your home 24/7 with a high-definition camera that will send you an alert if it detects motion or sound. (Thanks to a microphone, you can tell Fido to hop off the furniture while you’re at work!) The surveillance camera has night vision, too.
A tablet custom-built for kids, the All-New Fire HD Kid’s Edition Tablet 8 comes with 1 year of Amazon Kids+, which grants your kids access to more than 20,000 apps, games, books, videos, audiobooks and educational content from PBS Kids, Nickelodeon, Disney and more. Buy this, and you’ll no longer be handing your own phone over to your little ones who want to know what games you have on your device.
Weighing less than 3 pounds, this sleek and light Microsoft Laptop 3 is speedy, charges quickly and gets nearly 12 hours of battery life on a single charge. It now is available in four color options: sandstone, matte black, cobalt blue or platinum.
Take your Zoom meetings to the next level with this Webcam HD1080P that provides more clarity for video calls. A wide-angle webcam, microphone and tripod make video conferencing or live streaming from home a breeze.
Stream your favorite movies, scroll social media, listen to music, read the news and e-books and play games from this All-New Fire HD 8 Tablet. The device is 30 percent faster thanks to the new 2.0 GHz quad-core processor and it gets 12 hours of battery life.
These Jabra Elite 45h On-Ear Wireless Headphones have a cool new feature that allows you to customize your sound preferences with “MySound” so that you can get a just-right music experience. Two-microphone sound technology also allows you to take calls on the go.
Use your voice to find and start shows with this Fire TV Stick 4K. This top-rated streaming stick now has dedicated power, volume and mute buttons. The deal comes with a one-year complimentary Food Network Kitchen subscription.
This Echo Flex Plug-In Mini Smart Speaker with Alexa is an easy smart home upgrade. Ask Alexa to tell you the weather and give you a traffic report before you head out. Also, when you hook up compatible devices, you can use this plug-in device to turn on lights, adjust thermostats, lock doors and start your coffee. A built-in USB port can charge devices.
If you’re spending a lot of time on your computer, this Anker 2.4G Wireless Ergonomic Vertical Mouse is designed to save your wrists from strains. The smooth movement is ideal for web browsing and gaming.
Whether you’ve got a tech lover on your list or you need to give a smart upgrade your own home (or home office), be sure to snap up some of these great Cyber Monday deals while the sales last.