The problem with Black Friday and Cyber Monday? Sometimes a deal is so good it’s gone before you can even hit the checkout button. Apple’s latest 12.9-inch iPad Pro was one of those devices that hit an all-time low during Black Friday and Cyber Monday, but naturally it seemed to sell out quickly. Luckily, the new Wi-Fi-enabled iPad Pro is on sale again at Amazon in Space Gray with 128GB of storage for $999 ($100 off).
In addition to being powered by Apple’s new M2 processor, the 2022 iPad Pro supports Wi-Fi 6E, if you have the right kind of router. It also comes with a new “hover” feature exclusive to M2-powered Apple devices that detects when the second-generation Apple Pencil is 12mm or less above the screen. As a result, you can preview where you will make a mark on the screen so that you can, for example, mix watercolor paints and decide if you like the combination before applying them to your digital painting. Read our review.
Apple’s latest iPad Pro comes with the faster M2 processor and supports Wi-Fi 6E, but otherwise shares the same design as its predecessor.
If you’re sold on the 2022 iPad Pro and plan to partially use it for typing emails, documents, etc., you might want to consider getting a keyboard. Apple’s Magic Keyboard is available for $100 off at Walmart (via MacRumors). Now, $249 is still a lot for a keyboard, but it may be the better choice over cheaper options due to its stellar keyboard, touchpad with gesture support, and a port of USB-C passthrough to keep your iPad charged.
Apple’s Magic Keyboard for the 2022 12.9-inch iPad Pro Sixth Generation lets you tilt the tablet to your liking. It also provides a USB-C port to keep it charged, although this port does not support data transfer.
Incremental improvements aside, Apple’s latest iPad Pro is very similar to last year’s M1-powered model, which is still available in select configurations for its Cyber Monday price. It features the same design and a beautiful Mini LED display that supports refresh rates up to 120Hz, along with long battery life and excellent performance. So if you need more storage and can do without upgradable features such as Wi-Fi 6E support, it may be better to choose the 2021 model with M1 engine with 256GB of storage, which is currently on sale for $899.99 ($300 off) at Best Buy. Read our review.
Apple’s old iPad Pro comes with the company’s own M1 processor and Thunderbolt as well as an excellent display.
If you are looking for a budget Christmas gift, from Amazon Fifth generation Echo Dot with a simple LED display makes it a versatile gift that is both entertaining and useful. The Alexa-enabled device is a great smart speaker that your gift can use to stream music, control various smart home devices, play games, and extend internet coverage in their home, assuming they’re using a system. Eero Mesh Wi-Fi. The latest model also offers faster performance and a temperature sensor, so your gift can set up Alexa routines and use them to turn on the heater when it’s cold. Right now, you can pick up the fifth-gen Dot for just $39.99 ($20 off) at Amazon, Target, and Best Buy. Read our review.
The fifth-generation Echo Dot boasts a temperature sensor, better sound, and faster response time than the previous model. It can also be used as an extender for your Eero Wi-Fi system.
Don’t worry if you missed out on a laptop bargain during Black Friday and Cyber Monday, because we’ve found a deal on the Microsoft Surface Pro 8 that’s even better than its Cyber price. Monday and Black Friday. Right now you can buy the Microsoft Surface Pro 8 with 16GB of RAM, 256GB of storage and an 11th Gen Intel Evo Core i7 processor for $999.99 down from $1,599.99 at Amazon and Best Buy, which is a new all-time low.
Although the new Surface Pro 9 is better and offers benefits like a new 5G option, it’s still a great tablet, which shares the same fast 120Hz refresh rate screen and is light enough to take on the go. moving. Also, while its selection of ports is rather limited, it does come with a headphone jack, which the Surface Pro 9 lacks. Just note that the detachable keyboard and stylus are unfortunately not included in the price. Read our review.
The Surface Pro 8 is Microsoft’s biggest update in years. The excellent 2-in-1 touts Thunderbolt 4 support, a 120Hz display, a better camera and a more modern design. This package comes with a black keycover.
If you got drunk over Thanksgiving and are looking to get back in shape, a smartwatch like the Google Pixel Watch can help you track your fitness goals. Luckily, the new Wi-Fi-enabled model is still on sale for $299 ($50 off) at Amazon. Our favorite Android smartwatch for those without a Samsung smartphone offers a number of useful features, including native Fitbit integration for health tracking and a six-month trial of Fitbit Premium. It also boasts many of the same sensors found on other smartwatches, including SpO2 sensors for blood oxygen monitoring and even EKG.
Just be aware that the Pixel Watch is Google’s first attempt at a smartwatch and is therefore a work in progress in some respects, with a few issues that need to be ironed out. For example, while the circular OLED display is gorgeous, we unintentionally broke one when testing the watch. It also doesn’t offer the most robust battery life and lacks some features you might expect, such as Fitbit’s automatic workout tracking and notifications for irregular heartbeats and frequency. high/low heart rate. Read our review.
Google’s first in-house smartwatch features a gorgeous domed display and native Fitbit integration for health tracking. It comes with six months of Fitbit Premium and three months of YouTube Music.
In case you’re not in the mood to spend $300 on a new smartwatch after spending your savings on TVs or the like this Black Friday, we also found plenty on SooPii’s much cheaper four-foot 100W USB-C cable. The unique little charging accessory is still on sale at Amazon for $9.73 when you clip the coupon on the page for 30% off. Unlike most charging cables, it comes with a built-in power meter that lets you keep track of how fast your phone, laptop, or other device is charging. If you need a longer cable, you can also buy the 6.6ft one for $11.19 on Amazon instead of $15.99.
This USB-C cable supports up to 100W of output power and data transfer speeds of 480Mbps over USB 2.0. The built-in power meter also automatically displays the current power consumption in watts.