The best Presidents’ Day tech deals we can find this weekend – Ars Technica7 min read

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While Presidents Day sales arent precisely known as a bastion of tech offers, todays Dealmaster has actually found a couple of excellent discounts for those searching for brand-new gadgets, games, and electronics gear.
Emphasizes from our roundup listed below consist of several deals on recommended Apple products, with the AirPods Pro marked down to $180– which is $60 off Apples MSRP and tied for the second-lowest price weve tracked– the 64GB iPad Air down to a brand-new low of $540, and the MagSafe Charger for iPhone 12 down to a brand-new low of $34.
In other places, we have a handful of deals on notable laptops, consisting of the 256GB version of Microsofts Surface Laptop Go available for a brand-new low of $700 and a couple of great value configurations of HP and Lenovo notebooks. We also have a truckload of discounts on video games for both consoles and PC, a near-low on LGs well-regarded CX OLED TV, and several discounts on wireless headphones and economical Amazon Fire HD tablets, amongst other deals. You can take a look at our full slate of curated discount rates below.

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Leading 10 deals of the day

Expand/ Microsofts Surface Laptop Go is a midrange laptop we like.Jeff Dunn
Laptop and desktop PC offers

Apple MacBook Pro ( late 2020) laptop computer– Apple M1, 13.3-inch 2560×1600, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD for $ 1,199.99 at Amazon (generally $1,250).
Microsoft Surface Laptop Go laptop– Intel Core i5-1035G1, 12.4-inch 1536×1024, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD for $ 699.99 at Amazon ( usually $820).
HP 15t Touch laptop– Intel Core i7-1165G7, 15.6-inch 1080p, 16GB RAM, 256GB SSD for $ 659.99 at HP (select 1080p display screen and Wi-Fi 6 at configure– normally $800).
HP Pavilion 15 laptop computer– AMD Ryzen 5 4600H, 15.6-inch 1080p, 8GB RAM, 512GB SSD, GeForce GTX 1650 for $ 649.99 at HP (generally $750).
Lenovo Chromebook Duet 2-in-1 tablet– MediaTek Helio P60T, 10.1-inch 1920×1200, 4GB RAM, 128GB eMMC for $ 249 at Best Buy (generally $299).
Dell G7 15 video gaming laptop computer– Intel Core i7-10750H, 15.6-inch 3840×2160, 16GB RAM, 1TB SSD, GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q for $ 1,299.99 at Best Buy (typically $1,600).
Lenovo Yoga 7i 2-in-1 laptop– Intel Core i5-1135G7, 14-inch 1080p, 12GB RAM, 512GB SSD for $ 699.99 at Best Buy (generally $900).
Lenovo Yoga C740 2-in-1 laptop computer– Intel Core i5-10210U, 14-inch 1080p, 8GB RAM, 256GB for $ 599.99 at Best Buy (typically $800).
Logitech MX Master TWO wireless office mouse for $ 49.99 at Lenovo (utilize code: MXMASTER50– normally $70).
WD Black SN850 ( 500GB) M. 2 NVMe internal SSD for $ 119.99 at Amazon (generally $150).
27-inch Gigabyte G27Q gaming monitor– 2560×1440, IPS, 144Hz, FreeSync for $ 279.99 at Newegg (use code: EMCESHT25– generally $320).

Computer game deals

Enlarge/ Assassins Creed: Valhalla.Ubisoft

Increase the size of/ Some classic multiplayer mayhem in Halo: The Master Chief Collection.343 Industries

Doom ( Xbox, digital) for $ 9.99 at Microsoft ( likewise on Xbox Game Pass– typically $15).
Dirt 5 ( Xbox, digital) for $ 29.99 at Microsoft (usually $50).
River City Girls ( Xbox, digital) for $ 20.99 at Microsoft (likewise on Xbox Game Pass– generally $30).
Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order ( Xbox, PC, digital) for $ 19.99 at Microsoft and Steam ( also on Xbox Game Pass Ultimate– normally $30).
XCOM 2 ( Xbox, PC, digital) for $ 5.99 at Microsoft and Steam ( normally $25).
Grand Theft Auto IV ( Xbox, PC, digital) for $ 6.99 at Microsoft and Steam (normally $20).
Metal Gear Solid HD Edition: 2 & & 3 ( Xbox, digital) for $ 9.99 at Microsoft (typically $20).
Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance ( Xbox, digital) for $ 4.99 at Microsoft (usually $10).
Sundown Overdrive ( Xbox, digital) for $ 4.99 at Microsoft (likewise on Xbox Game Pass– generally $20).
Sleeping Dogs: Definitive Edition ( Xbox, PC, digital) for $ 4.49 at Microsoft and Steam (usually $15).
Rare Replay ( Xbox, digital) for $ 7.49 at Microsoft (also on Xbox Game Pass– generally $15).
Logitech G305 Lightspeed cordless gaming mouse for $ 39.99 at Amazon and Walmart ( generally $47).
Hori Split Pad Pro ( Black) portable controller for Nintendo Switch for $ 40.49 at Amazon (generally $50).
Sony DualShock 4 Back Button Attachment for DualShock 4 controller for $ 19.96 at Amazon (not suitable with PS5 games– generally $30).

Enlarge/ Sonys Back Button Attachment gives some extra adaptability to your PS4 controller.Jeff Dunn
TV and home entertainment deals

Buy 2 secondhand games, get 1 complimentary at GameStop.
Hitman 3 ( PS4, Xbox) for $ 49.94 at Amazon (includes next-gen upgrade– generally $60).
Marvels Spider-Man: Miles Morales ( PS4, used) for $ 29.99 at GameFly ( includes next-gen upgrade– normally $50).
Sackboy: A Big Adventure ( PS4, utilized) for $ 39.99 at GameFly (typically $60).
Immortals Fenyx Rising ( PS5, PS4, Xbox, Switch) for $ 29.99 at Amazon and Best Buy (typically $40).
Ring Fit Adventure ( Switch) for $ 69.88 at Amazon (normally $80).
Super Mario 3D All-Stars ( Switch) for $ 49.94 at Amazon and Walmart ( usually $60).
Overcooked! 2 ( PC, Switch, digital) for $ 12.50 at Green Man Gaming and Nintendo eShop (normally $25).
Disco Elysium ( PC, digital) for $ 21.99 at Steam (normally $40).
Hades (Switch, PC, digital) for $ 19.99 at Nintendo eShop and Steam (generally $25).
Kingdom Hearts All-in-One Package ( PS4, Xbox) for $ 29.99 at Amazon, Best Buy, and Walmart ( normally $37).
13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim ( PS4) for $ 39.99 at GameStop (typically $50).
Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain ( PS4, PC, digital) for $ 5.99 at PlayStation Store and Steam (usually $20).

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt – Game of the Year Edition ( PS4, PC, digital) for $ 9.99 at Microsoft, PlayStation Store, and GOG ( usually $30).
Final Fantasy VII Remake ( PS4) for $ 30 at Amazon (generally $40).
The Last of United States Part II ( PS4) for $ 29.83 at Amazon (normally $38).
Puyo Puyo Tetris 2: Launch Edition ( Switch, PS5, PS4, Xbox) for $ 29.99 at Amazon and Microsoft ( normally $40).
Collection of Mana ( Switch) for $ 19.99 at Amazon (typically $25).
Rayman Legends: Definitive Edition ( Switch, digital) for $ 9.99 at Nintendo eShop (usually $20).
Halo: The Master Chief Collection ( Xbox, PC, digital) for $ 23.99 at Microsoft and Steam (generally $30).
Ori: The Collection ( Xbox, PC, digital) for $ 11.54 at Microsoft and Steam (also on Xbox Game Pass– normally $30).
Dishonored and Prey: The Arkane Collection ( Xbox) for $ 25.99 at Amazon (normally $40).
Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War ( XB1, digital) for $ 44.99 at Microsoft (generally $55).
Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War – Cross Gen Bundle ( Xbox, digital) for $ 55.99 at Microsoft (consists of next-gen upgrade– normally $65).
Assassins Creed Valhalla ( Xbox) for $ 34.99 at Amazon (typically $45).
Doom Eternal ( Xbox, digital) for $ 19.79 at Microsoft (likewise on Xbox Game Pass– normally $35).

55-inch LG CX (2020 design) 4K HDR OLED TELEVISION for $ 1,349.99 at Amazon (clip $47 voucher– usually $1,550).
75-inch TCL S535 ( 2020 model) 4K HDR QLED Roku TV for $ 998 at Amazon and Best Buy ( generally $1,180).
55-inch Vizio OLED55-H1 ( 2020 model) 4K HDR OLED TV for $ 999 at Best Buy (generally $1,300).
65-inch Vizio OLED65-H1 ( 2020 model) 4K HDR OLED TELEVISION for $ 1,499 at Best Buy (typically $2,000).
Sonos Beam ( refurbished) smart soundbar for $ 319 at Sonos (generally $399).

Apple AirPods Pro true wireless noise-cancelling earphones for $ 179.98 at Amazon and Sams Club ( usually $210).
Apple AirPods real cordless earbuds for $ 109.99 at Amazon (discount seen at checkout– usually $130).
Beats Flex Bluetooth in-ear earphones for $ 39.99 at Amazon (generally $50).
UE Wonderboom 2 ( Deep Space) portable Bluetooth speaker for $ 66.99 at Amazon and Best Buy ( normally $80).
Jabra Move Style Edition Bluetooth on-ear headphones for $ 30.99 at Amazon (typically $70).
JLab Audio JBuddies Studio Wireless Bluetooth kids earphones with volume limiter for $ 23.99 at Amazon (generally $30).
Jabra Elite 45h Bluetooth on-ear headphones for $ 69.99 at Amazon (generally $90).
Beats Solo Pro Bluetooth noise-canceling on-ear headphones for $ 149.99 at Woot (generally $260).
Tribit StormBox Micro portable Bluetooth speaker for $ 34.99 at Amazon (clip $10 discount coupon and use code: W8VIEQDYB– generally $50).

Expand/ The LectroFan Classic white sound machine.Jeff Dunn

Increase the size of/ Apples AirPods Pro are good noise-cancelling true wireless earphones.
Electronics deals

Enlarge/ The UE Wonderboom 2 is an advised portable Bluetooth speaker.Jeff Dunn
Earphones and audio deals

Corey Gaskin

Tile Slim ( 2020) Bluetooth product tracker for $23.99 at Amazon (typically $28).
Tile Mate (2020) + Tile Slim (2020 ) Bluetooth product trackers for $39.99 at Amazon (typically $48).
Anker PowerExpand+ 7-in-1 USB-C center– 85W USB-C PD, 2x USB 3.0, 2x USB-C, microSD, SD, HDMI (4K@30Hz) for $23.79 at Amazon (typically $28).
Anker Powerline II (6ft) USB-C to Lightning cable for $9.38 at Amazon (normally $15).
Vava VA-UC017 7-in-1 USB-C center– 3x USB 3.0, 100W USB-C PD, SD, microSD, HDMI (4K@30Hz) for $21.24 at Amazon (clip 15% voucher– usually $25).
Prime just: Aukey Omnia Mini PA-B1 20W USB-C PD wall charger for $9.74 at Amazon (clip 25% voucher– normally $15).
RavPower RP-PC112 61W USB-C PD wall battery charger for $19.99 at RavPower (use code: 112GAN– normally $28).

Enlarge/ Apples MagSafe charger lines up easily with the aid of magnets and provides a 15W charge to iPhone 12 devices.Corey Gaskin
Accessories and miscellaneous offers

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