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There’s no better time than Black Friday to upgrade your at-home tech setup. All week, retailers are posting deep discounts on TVs, headphones, speakers, and other electronics and it’s not even Friday. While we expect to dig up a few more deals before then, peruse these early ones and check back throughout the week as we update our findings. (We’ll be around all day Friday hunting for more of the best deals.)
The silver, black, and rose gold versions of Bose’s bestselling headphones offer three levels of noise cancellation, a noise-rejecting dual microphone system, hassle-free Bluetooth pairing, and Alexa voice control. Save $100 on this great Black Friday deal.
Save $120 on JBL’s most powerful, portable Bluetooth speaker. Its massive 20,000 mAh battery means a 24-hour playtime on just 6.5 hours of charging, and it’s IPX7 waterproof so safe for the pool or beach or any less-than-ideal weather conditions. Get powerful sound with four active transducers and two JBL bass radiators.
Kodak Smile’s instant digital printer uses Zink technology to print photos from your smartphone on 2×3 sticky-backed paper. It comes in a compact, portable package that pops up into a wedge whenever you start to print and uses Bluetooth technology so you don’t need a cord and can use with smartphones, tablets, and other devices. It comes with its own editing software and charges via mini USB cord.
Write handwritten notes on this environmentally friendly 32-page dotted grid notebook, save them to the cloud, and wipe clean with a damp cloth so you can use it again. Use any Pilot Frixion pen, marker, or highlighter to write, and after 15 seconds it will bond to the specialized pages. AI technology allows you to search through your notes and email transcription. This deal includes one Rocketbook Core (formerly known as Everlast) Letter Size (8.5″ x 11″) notebook, one Pilot Frixion pen, and one microfiber cloth.
Turn your living room into a karaoke bar with this handheld wireless karaoke microphone. The built-in Bluetooth module can be used as speaker, player and recorder, and is compatible with numerous apps.
Get the red and black versions of this Sony mini-speaker for nearly half off. It’s got a detachable strap for easy transport, waterproof and dust-proof casing, powerful bass, and 1§ hours of battery life in a small package weighing less than a pound.
Get up to nine hours of bass-heavy play time, plus an extra 18 hours with the charging case, on these wireless Bluetooth headphones.
This powerful TV transforms into a beautiful work of art when you’re not watching TV, which uses a powerful processor to transform everything you watch into 4K and has quantum dots that produce more than a billion shades of true-to-life color. And with this Black Friday deal, essentially get a customizable bezel frame for free. You’ll get the TV, bezel, remote, no-gap wall mount, One Connect Box, and One Invisible 5m Connection Cable.
Save $100 on this powerful 4K TV featuring game mode, Alexa, Apple Airplay and Homekit capability, plus HDR and Dolby Vision for striking and vibrant colors.
The future is now, people — get these Bose open-ear headphones built directly into a pair of stylish sunglasses for $30 off on Black Friday. Don’t worry — while you’ll get rich, immersive sound, others will hear practically nothing. There’s an integrated microphone for clear calls, easy Bluetooth connectivity to your smartphone, and 3.5 hours of streaming battery and 12 hours on standby with a charge time of just two hours. All of this, plus they block 99 percent of UVA and UVB rays.
Get up to nine hours of listening time (and more than 24 hours with the charging case) from these totally wireless earphones with adjustable ear hooks and a sweat- and water-resistant design.
Setting up this smart TV couldn’t be easier — it comes equipped with an Amazon Fire TV interface for easy integration with your favorite apps, so just plug it in and connect to your Wifi and you’re good to go. It’s got 720p resolution, which should be suitable for watching TV in bed but might not be your best bet if you’re looking for the full HD experience. The Insignia Fire TV 32″ version is on sale for $99 with similar specs, so check that out as well if you’re in the market for a small TV. (There’s also a 24″ Insignia available for $79.99.)
If you’re OK with something slightly larger, level up to this 43-inch 4K UHD TV with the same Amazon Fire TV interface, voice remote with Alexa, Dolby Vision HDR, and hands-free control when paired with an Echo device.
These wireless Bluetooth 5.0 headphones have up to 100 hours of playtime (with optional 3.5mm cable once those hours run out). The ergonomic design and ultra-soft ear cups mean long-lasting comfort, and the folding design makes them ultra portable.
Save $40 on these wireless earbuds featuring 11 hours of use on a single charge, plus nearly 11 hours more from the wireless charging case. Switching on Ambient Aware2 means you can filter in some of the outside world to hear traffic or flight announcements, and three minutes of charging gives you about an hour of playtime in case you forget to charge them overnight. They’re compatible with Android and iOS, and come with an accompanying app and three different sizes of eargels.
These earbuds have up to six hours of playback on a single charge, plus an additional 14 hours from the charging case. Pop them in the case for 10 minutes and get an hour of playback on the wireless Bluetooth headphones. Activate the TalkThru feature by swiping on the earbuds, and turn on the Ambient Aware feature to hear your surroundings.
Graphene drivers and BassUp technology mean bass-heavy sound. Bluetooth 5.0 technology provides a strong connection to your device even in busy places, and IPX7 waterproof protection make them unassailable by rain and sweat. You’ll get five hours of playtime with a single charge, plus an extra 15 hours from the charging case.
Create your at-home movie theater with this projector (featuring 1920x1080p resolution and two HDMI ports, two USB ports, VGA, AV, TF, and audio output for compatibility with laptops, streaming devices, DVD players, flash drives, media players, and smartphones) and 100″ projector screen.
Get a 10.1″ tablet with 1080p full HD display featuring 32 GB or 64 GB internal storage. A 2.0 GHz octa-core processor and 2 GB of RAM means quick processing time, and the battery provides up to 12 hours of reading, video, music, or other usage. It uses a USB-C port for fast charging, and has hands-free Alexa capability. This is the ad-supported option, which displays sponsored screensavers on your device’s lock screen.
This small, portable, waterproof Bluetooth speaker has 24 hours of battery life and dual high-performance drivers for full-bodied stereo sound.
Save $50 on this small, stylish, portable, water-resistant Bluetooth speaker with a built-in mic for speakerphone and a wireless range of approximately 30 feet. The soft-touch silicone exterior makes it easy to pick up and transport, and you’ll get up to eight hours of play time from the lithium-ion battery. Use Bose SimpleSync technology or pair two different SoundLink speakers for stereo sound.
Multi-task with this wireless charger and UV sanitizer — close the lid and press the button to disinfect your device for ten minutes (UV-C light effectively kills up to 99% of harmful germs and bacteria, including E. Coli, Staphylococcus, and Candida albicans) while also charging it using Qi wireless technology. (It can also disinfect small items, like glasses and keys.)
Amazon has introduced a new lower-end Fire TV stick — the Lite, which features everything the regular Fire TV does but without TV controls on its remote — that’s going for just $17.99 this Black Friday. But it’s the 4K edition that’s the best deal with access to 4K Ultra HD, Dolby Vision, HDR, and HDR10+ content for less than $30 — the standard price of the Lite. The regular Fire TV stick is going for $27.99, so pay the $2 extra and get all the bells and whistles. This Black Friday special also includes a one-year complimentary Food Network Kitchen subscription.
If you purchase some new electronics this Black Friday, don’t forget to toss a couple USB-C to USB adapters in your cart. This two-pack is a steal at $7 total.
This seven-input USB-C hub will also help if you need some extra charging ports in your laptop. It has three USB 3.0 ports, one HDMI port, one PD charging port, one SD card reader, and one TF card reader.