Some of Black Friday’s best deals are STILL available!

At Thrifter, we’re dedicated to finding you the best value deals. We have a team of researchers and writers who never stop hunting the best deals, and want to make this your best Black Friday yet!

Black Friday week has finally arrived. Of course, there’s no such thing as a good deal on a bad product, and that’s why the folks at Thrifter will be searching Amazon (and other major retailers) relentlessly all throughout Black Friday and Cyber Monday to bring you all of the real deals. Bookmark this page, because we’ll be updating it all week long!

Top Deals
Tech Deals
Smartphone Deals
Apple Watch & Smartwatch Deals
Headphones & Speaker Deals
iPad, Kindle, & Tablet Deals
PC, Mac & Chromebook Deals
Smart TV and 4K TV Deals
Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, & PS4 Deals
Drone Deals
Toy Deals
Everyday Essential Deals
Best of the Best Deals

If you only have a few minutes to look for a good place to spend your money this holiday shopping season, these are the deals that you abso…

At Thrifter, we're dedicated to finding you the best value deals. We have a team of researchers and writers who never stop hunting the best deals, and want to make this your best Black Friday yet!

Black Friday week has finally arrived. Of course, there's no such thing as a good deal on a bad product, and that's why the folks at Thrifter will be searching Amazon (and other major retailers) relentlessly all throughout Black Friday and Cyber Monday to bring you all of the real deals. Bookmark this page, because we'll be updating it all week long!

Best of the Best Deals

If you only have a few minutes to look for a good place to spend your money this holiday shopping season, these are the deals that you absolutely won't want to miss out on. Some will sell out quickly, so don't delay your purchase.

Free money
Apple iTunes $100 gift card

Any time that you're able to buy an iTunes Gift Card for less than face value, you should jump at it. Seriously.

Pays to be a member
American Express 20% Off

American Express is no stranger to promotions at Amazon, and the company is back again with another 20% off offer.

This is a must have
Amazon Echo Dot 3rd Gen
$24.00 $49.99 Save $26

This is an absolutely insane deal, and you should really just buy one right now.

Treat Yourself
Philips Hue Lights

Light up your room with some colorful lights.

Ring-a-ling-ling
Ring Video Doorbell 2
$139.00 $199.00 Save $60

Being able to see who is at your door from wherever in the world you are is amazing, and this discounted Ring Doorbell 2 is one of the best ways to do it.

Look at this
Sony XBR65X850F 65-inch 4K Smart TV
$998.00 $1398.00 Save $400

The best price we've ever seen on Sony's 2018 4K TV model.

Get Fit
Fitbit Early Black Friday Pricing

Score deals on fitness without drastically slimming down your bank account.

safe and secure
Ring Alarm Home Security System
$188.98 $268.98 Save $80

Secure your home and secure some savings.

Better Together
Fire TV 4K + Echo Dot 3rd gen
$59.98 $100.00 Save $40

Add Alexa and an entire library of 4K content to your living room in one easy bundle.

So afforable
Amazon Fire Tablet
$29.99 $49.99 Save $20

These are definitely the best Black Friday tablet deals you'll find around!

Music Anywhere
Three Months of Amazon Music Unlimited
$0.99 $23.97 Save $23

Listen to the latest releases from all your favorite artists whenever you want with a subscription to Amazon Music Unlimited.

Alexa's Advantage
$10 smart bulb or smart plug for Amazon Echo / Sonos One owners

Owners of Amazon Echo devices and Sonos One speakers can grab a LIFX Smart Bulb or a Wemo Mini Smart Plug for just $10 each.

All the Storage
Samsung Evo Select microSD cards

Enhance your gaming consoles, cameras, and more with these excellent prices.

Cleaner Floors
iRobot Roomba 960
$449.00 $627.99 Save $179

This is the best price we've ever seen on this popular model, so don't miss out.

Players Gonna Play
PlayStation Plus 12 Month Membership
$39.99 $59.99 Save $20

PlayStation Plus offers members free game downloads each month; right now, you could score Yakuza Kiwami and Bulletstorm: Full Clip Edition.

Tech Deals

There will be a lot of great tech on sale from PC accessories to smart lights, headphones, alarm systems, and so much more. With popular brands like Ring, WeMo, Philips Hue, and others in the mix, you'll be wanting to buy all of these!

Vac Vac Vac it up
iRobot Roomba 675 Alexa-Enabled Robot Vacuum
$199.00 $229.00 Save $30

This Roomba is loaded with features and down to its lowest ever price.

escape reality
Oculus Go Standalone Virtual Reality Headset
$179.00 $199.00 Save $20

The biggest price drop we've seen!

Smart Water
Rachio smart sprinkler controllers

Celebrate Black Friday with a big discount on any of Rachio's smart controllers.

Cut the cord
Roku Ultra 4K Streaming Player with Enhanced Remote
$49.99 $89.99 Save $40

This is one of the best ways to stream media on your TV, and this is the best price we've ever seen on it.

Don't Hate The Player
Amazon Fire TV Game Controller
$14.99 $49.99 Save $35

Easily control games and menus with this handy device.

Big sound, small package
Bose SoundLink Micro Bluetooth speaker
$69.00 $99.00 Save $30

Portable. Waterproof. Rugged.

Truly wireless
Samsung Gear IconX
$129.90 $150.00 Save $20

Don't let wires get in the way of listening to your favorite tunes.

Sounds live savings
Bose SoundSport Bluetooth headphones
$99.00 $149.00 Save $50

High quality sound at a low price.

Only the best for you
Bose QuietComfort 35 Series II Bluetooth noise-cancelling headphones
$299.00 $349.00 Save $50

The best wireless headphones just got better.

WRITE THIS DOWN
Sony Digital Paper
$499.99 $599.99 Save $100

You'd think nothing can beat the feel of the good ol' paper and pen, but you might want to think again.

Who's there?
Ring Video Doorbell Pro + Chime Pro + Echo Dot
$179.99 $349.97 Save $170

This bundle features the well-reviewed Ring Video Doorbell Pro with the Ring Chime Pro and the latest Amazon Echo Dot at $170 under regular price.

New release
Eufy RoboVac 30
$199.99 $269.99 Save $70

This is the company's newest vacuum and it's already discounted.

Great price
LG 27UD88-W 27-inch 4K USB-C monitor
$496.00 $600.00 Save $104

This is the first major price drop we've seen on this monitor since July.

Cut the cord
Amazon Fire TV streaming devices

Make the most of all-time low pricing on Fire TV Stick, Cube, and Recast this Black Friday week.

Meet Alexa
Refurbished Amazon Echo (2nd Generation)
$59.99 $79.99 Save $20

This speaker is packed with 360-degree omnidirectional audio, seven built-in microphones, and full Alexa functionality.

Bundle and save
Echo Dot (3rd Gen) with Sengled Color Smart Lighting Kit
$79.98 $129.98 Save $50

Get your smart home started.

IT'S A 🔥... Sale
Amazon Fire HD 10 Tablet and other Fire Tablet deals
$99.99 $149.99 Save $50

The Fire HD 10 Tablet is discounted to $100 and other Fire Tablet deals are live now too, like $40 off the Fire 8 Kids Edition.

Home Essentials
Blink Indoor Home Security Camera System Black Friday deals

Amazon's Black Friday deals include nearly 35% off this home security camera system featuring wireless cameras offering 720p video resolution.

HVAC Gone Smart
ecobee3 lite smart thermostat
$139.00 $169.00 Save $30

Smart thermostats are a great way to save on heating and cooling costs, and when you can double dip on the savings, you should.

Smartphone Deals

Unlocked smartphones can be expensive, so any chance to save a few bucks on one you should jump at. Samsung, LG, Motorola, and plenty of other brands are offering some great discounts on popular devices.

Get one of em
Unlocked Sony Android Phones

If you're looking for more options, Sony has a few unlocked Android phones to pick from.

First Price Drop
BlackBerry KEY2 LE
$429.99 $449.99 Save $20

The most affordable of BlackBerry Mobile's new KEY2 devices is now a little more affordable.

Get one now
Moto Z3 Play
$369.99 $499.99 Save $130

This is the best price we've seen on this device to date, so don't miss out.

Call it
Five Android smartphones for Amazon Prime Exclusive

All of these phones are down to super low prices, but you'll need to be a Prime member!

Huge Savings
Samsung Galaxy S9 and Note 9

Save up to $200 on Samsung's flagship phones.

Apple Watch, Smartwatch, & Fitness Tracker Deals

If 2019 is the year that you want to get yourself in better shape, or are looking to have your notifications on your wrist, these are the deals you'll want to consider strapping to your wrist!

Get Fit
Fitbit Early Black Friday Pricing

Score deals on fitness without drastically slimming down your bank account.

WHY ARE YOU RUNNING
Garmin Fitness Trackers

Whether you're running marathons or you're trying to take a few more steps each day, this sale is worth checking out.

Lookin' Good
Withings / Nokia Steel HR Hybrid Smartwatch

The Withings Nokia Steel HR Hybrid Smartwatch offers activity tracking, sleep monitoring, and some even receive notifications from your phone.

Keep Track
Garmin vívosmart 4
$99.99 $129.99 Save $30

Work it out.

time's ticking
Apple Watch
$199.00 $279.00 Save $80

This is the best deal you're going to get on an Apple Watch this Black Friday.

Know it all
Samsung 42mm Bluetooth Galaxy Watch
$259.00 $349.00 Save $90

The price has dropped even further!

Time for a Deal
LG Watch W7
$249.99 $449.99 Save $200

Traditional watch looks, smart watch features.

Headphones and Speaker Deals

Whether you want to listen to the music so just you can hear it or share it with your friends, odds are you'll want a new set of headphones or a speaker to do that.

Listen Up
Koss Headphones Black Friday sale

You can find the Porta Pro headphones discounted at Amazon today, while other models of Koss headphones are on sale via its own website.

Top Notch
B&O Play Beoplay H5 wireless Bluetooth headphones
$149.00 $249.00 Save $100

The headphones connect magnetically and charge easily.

Auditory Bliss 🎶
Save on select Audio-Technica headphones and more

Audio-Technica headphones are a stellar choice for audio editing or casual listening, especially at prices like these.

Sounds Good
B&O Beoplay P2 portable Bluetooth speaker
$110.00 $169.00 Save $59

This highly-rated Bluetooth speaker packs a powerful punch and normally has a price tag to match. This is a rare savings, so don't miss out.

All new low
Marshall Stockwell portable Bluetooth speaker
$129.99 $200.00 Save $70

The Stockwell has been around for a while, but it has never gone this low.

Noise. Cancelled.
Sony WH-1000XM2
$198.00 $349.99 Save $152

Escape the noise with these discounted Sony cans.

Truly wireless
Jabra Elite 65t Alexa-enabled True Wireless Earbuds
$119.99 $169.99 Save $50

Say goodbye to tangled cables, and hello to Alexa.

First drop
Marshall Major III Bluetooth Wireless On-Ear Headphones
$99.99 $150.00 Save $50

Marshall Marshall Marshall

Music To My Ears
Jabra Elite Sport water-resistant heart-rate monitor true wireless earbuds
$149.00 $200.00 Save $51

True wireless earbuds designed with exercise in mind.

Big sound, small package
Bose SoundLink Micro Bluetooth speaker
$69.00 $99.00 Save $30

Portable. Waterproof. Rugged.

Sounds live savings
Bose SoundSport Bluetooth headphones
$99.00 $149.00 Save $50

High quality sound at a low price.

Only the best for you
Bose QuietComfort 35 Series II Bluetooth noise-cancelling headphones
$299.00 $349.00 Save $50

The best wireless headphones just got better.

Lots of deals
SoundPeats Q12 in-ear sweat-resistant Bluetooth headphones
$12.74 $26.00 Save $13

Take your pick. There are a variety of models and colors on sale.

Ya Heard Me
Bose SoundLink II Around-Ear Wireless Headphones
$199.00 $230.00 Save $31

Treat your ears to something special.

Listen Up
Sony Wireless In-Ear Bluetooth Headphones
$38.00 $48.00 Save $10

If you're looking for a new pair of headphones that won't take up a huge chunk of your budget, this option is right up your alley.

iPad, Kindle, & Tablet Deals

Whether you are in the market for something super affordable or super powerful, there are a bunch of options available to you. Just about everything from Amazon's Fire Tablets to Apple's newest iPads are on sale.

Summer reading
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite

Get your dad a Kindle or get yourself one and catch up on some reading.

Don't Wait
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1" 16GB Wifi Tablet
$157.99 $244.96 Save $87

This 10-inch tablet features two cameras and comes with 16GB built-in storage, expandable with a micro SD card up to an extra 256GB.

IT'S A 🔥... Sale
Amazon Fire HD 10 Tablet and other Fire Tablet deals
$99.99 $149.99 Save $50

The Fire HD 10 Tablet is discounted to $100 and other Fire Tablet deals are live now too, like $40 off the Fire 8 Kids Edition.

PC, Mac, and Chromebook Deals

Whether you're looking for a powerful machine to edit photos and videos or play games, or want something basic to browse the web and update your social media accounts, you probably don't want to overspend. We're also include a whole bunch of great PC accessories that you'll want to check out as well.

Learning is Fun
Kano Computer Kit (2017 Edition)
$99.00 $130.00 Save $31

You'll be surprised at just how much knowledge a child can pick up from a set like this.

Save big
Razer mice, keyboards, headsets, and more

Probably the best prices you'll see on Razer gear all year, but the sale only lasts for a couple of days.

Looks good
Samsung U32J590 32-Inch 4K monitor
$349.99 $400.00 Save $50

The price is a new low, and the 4K is oh so pretty.

UPGRADE
SanDisk Ultra 3D 1TB solid state drive
$139.99 $160.00 Save $20

Speeds that rival the best with prices the best can't compete with.

Ok Computer
Huawei MateBook X Pro signature edition 13.9-inch laptop
$1349.00 $1500.00 Save $151

Nice chunk off the price for a laptop that comes with a lot of great specs.

hybrid device
Google Pixelbook models

Make the most of the best prices we've ever seen on these high-performance Chromebooks.

Internal Drive
Samsung 860 EVO 500GB solid state drive
$72.99 $110.90 Save $38

Upgrade to one of the best SSDs on the market today.

Smart TV and 4K TV Deals

Smart TVs. 4K TVs. Big TVs. Small TVs. Black Friday isn't always the best time to buy a new TV, but we've actually found some models worth considering this year.

all four Ks
Toshiba 50-inch 50LF621U19 4K HDR Smart TV
$299.99 $330.00 Save $30

Use Alexa built into this TV's remote to control your living room.

Look at this
Sony XBR65X850F 65-inch 4K Smart TV
$998.00 $1398.00 Save $400

The best price we've ever seen on Sony's 2018 4K TV model.

Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, & PS4

Xbox. PlayStation. Nintendo. It doesn't matter which game system you feel is best, or why you feel that way. Things are on sale for all of them right now, so be sure to stock up on some games and accessories for yourself and some for your friends.

New Ways To Play
Nintendo Labo Kits
$99.00 $139.98 Save $41

Get hands-on and play in new and interesting ways.

A Hot Bundle
Nintendo Switch Mario Kart Bundle
$299.99 $359.99 Save $60

This season's hottest bundle has just hit and you can buy it today!

Stream On
Elgato Stream Deck Mini live content creation controller
$79.99 $94.00 Save $14

Set up social media messages, switch scenes on the fly, or launch your stream with the press of a button.

Game Forever
DualShock 4 Wireless Controller for PlayStation 4
$38.99 $64.99 Save $26

These PlayStation 4 controllers are over $25 off for a limited time.

For the Gamers
PlayStation VR double bundles
$199.00 $299.99 Save $101

Jump into virtual reality with new games and all you need in one bundle.

Game On
Xbox One X 1TB gaming console
$399.00 $499.00 Save $100

Huge savings on Xbox One X and Xbox One S consoles.

Players Gonna Play
PlayStation Plus 12 Month Membership
$39.99 $59.99 Save $20

PlayStation Plus offers members free game downloads each month; right now, you could score Yakuza Kiwami and Bulletstorm: Full Clip Edition.

NEW USERS ONLY
One month of Xbox Live Gold
$1.00 $9.99 Save $9

If you haven't given Xbox Live Gold a shot yet, now's your chance with a one-month membership for only $1. A month of Xbox Game Pass is also available for $1.

Drone Deals

Take your holidays to a new height with a drone for yourself or a family member. Whether you're just a beginner looking to play around, or an expert flyer looking to capture some stunning video, these are the ones you'll want to check out.

Picture Perfect
Parrot Anafi 4K HDR Camera Drone
$549.99 $699.99 Save $150

This well-reviewed quadcopter is equipped with a 4K HDR camera and can fly autonomously!

New Pilots Welcome
Syma X5C-1 Explorers Quadcopter Drone
$29.69 $44.98 Save $15

This drone features an integrated HD camera to take footage of your flights, along with a six-axis gyroscope to keep it steady while in the air.

Up Up And Away
Tello Quadcopter Drone
$79.99 $100.00 Save $20

Get plenty of features and a decent camera without going broke.

Big Deal
DJI Mavic Air 4K quadcopter
$699.99 $799.00 Save $99

Black Friday is so close, the deals have already begun.

Toy Deals

Legos, card games, board games, and so much more. Regardless of whether you're shopping for kids or adults, everyone loves them some toys.

Let's get Wrapping
Save up to 40% on select toys from Barbie, Hot Wheels, Fisher-Price and more

Hot Wheels, Barbie, Minecraft, Thomas & Friends, and so many other top brands are included in today's sale.

WINTER IS COMING ❄️
Lego Star Wars Advent Calendar
$32.63 $39.99 Save $7

Beat the holiday shopping rush and grab this product while it's in stock and on sale instead! You'll thank yourself later.

Take a look
Osmo Sale at Amazon

Put that screen to good use.

Lego Gotham Needs You
Lego Super Heroes Batman Classic Batcave
$181.37 $269.99 Save $89

Get Lego Batman suited up and ready to battle Gotham's villains with this classic Batcave set.

GOTTA GO FAST
Swagtron Swagboard Pro Hoverboard Self-Balancing Scooter
$199.99 $300.00 Save $100

These things are still around, and this one is on sale.

LEGO LOVER
Lego Classic Creative Supplement
$11.99 $19.99 Save $8

This 303-piece set lets builders come up with their own Lego creations for a change, or follow the included Ideas booklet when stumped on the next project.

Everyday Essentials

There are tons of things we use in our daily activities that are necessities, and any chance you can save on those is one you should take. From basic household stuff like toiletries to kitchen gadgets, and more, there's no reason to overpay this holiday season.

Learn to cook
Instant Pot Duo60 6-quart 7-in-1 multi-use programmable pressure cooker
$59.49 $100.00 Save $41

Upgrade your kitchen with one easy-to-use appliance.

Glue for You
Sugru moldable glue
$14.99 $22.00 Save $7

Whether you need to fix a handle or USB cable, this Sugru glue can help!

CLEAN IT UP
Dyson Floorcare Products

Need a new vacuum? Look no further.

FETCH MY CLOAK
Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas (Blu-ray)
$7.00 $15.00 Save $8

Where are you, full price? Why can't I find you?

Cook it Up
Anova Culinary Nano Sous Vide Bluetooth Precision Cooker
$99.00 $130.00 Save $31

Cook precisely with basically zero effort.

Bonjour
Rosetta Stone Bonus Pack: 24-month Subscription + Book Set + Lifetime Download

It's never a bad thing to know more than one language, and these deals only come around une fois dans une lune bleue.

Works with Alexa
Ecovacs Deebot N79S robot vacuum cleaner
$149.99 $200.00 Save $50

The best price we've seen in months.

No More Ads
Spotify Subscription, 3 months
$0.99 $29.99 Save $29

It's just about time to start streaming 'All I Want For Christmas Is You'.

Dodocool Cyber Monday Deals: Big Savings On Apple Watch Charging Stand, USB-C Hub, Mini Bluetooth Speaker [From $7.91]

The festive shopping season is fast approaching! If you are one of the many organized people around the world then the chances are that you are already on top of your shopping and have started the gift buying process. We want to help out where we can, …

The festive shopping season is fast approaching! If you are one of the many organized people around the world then the chances are that you are already on top of your shopping and have started the gift buying process. We want to help out where we can, which us why we are delighted to bring you some affordable hardware in association with the excellent Dodocool.


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Get in on the robo vac craze with a $199 iRobot Roomba 675

This Roomba is loaded with features and down to its lowest ever price.

If you’re still vacuuming for yourself, you’re doing it wrong. Especially when the iRobot Roomba 675 robot vacuum is down to just $199 on Amazon. The Roomba 675 has been selling for around $230 recently, but it was going for as much as $270 before that. Today’s price is the first time we’ve seen it available under $200, making it the perfect opportunity to add one to your smart home.

The 675 robot vacuum uses a three stage cleaning system and multi-surface brushes to make sure it picks up everything, including larger debris and smaller dust particles. The Roomba’s sensors help it determine places that have more dirt so it can focus on those spots. That’s helpful for high-traffic areas around the house. It comes with an edge-sweeping brush that helps get debris out of corners.

The Roomba can be controlled and scheduled through the free app, and it’s compatible with Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant so you can co…

This Roomba is loaded with features and down to its lowest ever price.

If you're still vacuuming for yourself, you're doing it wrong. Especially when the iRobot Roomba 675 robot vacuum is down to just $199 on Amazon. The Roomba 675 has been selling for around $230 recently, but it was going for as much as $270 before that. Today's price is the first time we've seen it available under $200, making it the perfect opportunity to add one to your smart home.

The 675 robot vacuum uses a three stage cleaning system and multi-surface brushes to make sure it picks up everything, including larger debris and smaller dust particles. The Roomba's sensors help it determine places that have more dirt so it can focus on those spots. That's helpful for high-traffic areas around the house. It comes with an edge-sweeping brush that helps get debris out of corners.

The Roomba can be controlled and scheduled through the free app, and it's compatible with Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant so you can connect it to your Amazon Echo or Google Home device and control it with just your voice. It will work for up to 90 minutes before automatically returning to its base to dock and recharge.

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Add Insignia’s 55-inch 4K Fire TV Edition to your living room for just $330

This deal is set to expire when the day ends.

For today only, you can pick up the Insignia 55-inch 4K Fire TV Edition for just $329.99, which is a savings of $120. Normally, it sells for $450, but Black Friday brought it down to $380, which is what Amazon has it listed for.

Having the Fire TV experience built right in, you’ll have quick and easy access to all of your favorite streaming media channels, like Hulu, Netflix, YouTube, and more. Don’t forget, right now you can get Hulu for just $0.99 a month if you’re a new (or returning) customer. The remote has Amazon’s Alexa built-in so you can talk to it and have it launch apps, search for shows, play music, and more.

If you prefer to use Roku over the Fire TV, this TCL 55-inch 4K Smart TV is also on sale right now for just $350. It’s temporarily out of stock, but you can still buy it now to lock in that discount.

See at Best Buy…

This deal is set to expire when the day ends.

For today only, you can pick up the Insignia 55-inch 4K Fire TV Edition for just $329.99, which is a savings of $120. Normally, it sells for $450, but Black Friday brought it down to $380, which is what Amazon has it listed for.

Having the Fire TV experience built right in, you'll have quick and easy access to all of your favorite streaming media channels, like Hulu, Netflix, YouTube, and more. Don't forget, right now you can get Hulu for just $0.99 a month if you're a new (or returning) customer. The remote has Amazon's Alexa built-in so you can talk to it and have it launch apps, search for shows, play music, and more.

If you prefer to use Roku over the Fire TV, this TCL 55-inch 4K Smart TV is also on sale right now for just $350. It's temporarily out of stock, but you can still buy it now to lock in that discount.

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Lightning Deal: Get $100 iTunes Credit For $85 And Redeem It For Free Apps, Games, Netflix, Apple Music And More

Here’s a deal you don’t wanna miss out on. You can get $100 iTunes gift card for $85 and use it for free games, apps, Apple Music and even Netflix subscription. [ Continue reading this over at RedmondPie.com ]

Here’s a deal you don’t wanna miss out on. You can get $100 iTunes gift card for $85 and use it for free games, apps, Apple Music and even Netflix subscription.


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Hot Cyber Monday Deal: Grab The Commodore 64 Mini System For A Low Price Of Just $59.99 [Usually $80]

Retro gaming is all the rage at the moment amongst the public who grew up a specific time in the late 1980s and early 1990s. Manufacturers have cottoned onto that fact and are now pushing out products that scratch that itch. And that’s why we are delig…

Retro gaming is all the rage at the moment amongst the public who grew up a specific time in the late 1980s and early 1990s. Manufacturers have cottoned onto that fact and are now pushing out products that scratch that itch. And that's why we are delighted to offer you are discount on this extremely retro mini Commodore 64 system.


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ESR’s Cyber Monday Sale Is Live With Generous Discounts On iPhone XS Cases, USB PD Chargers, MFi Lightning Cables, More

If you feel like you are spent up thanks to some large purchases yesterday, then you will definitely appreciate this selection of deals in conjunction with ESR, all of which are valuable but low value. [ Continue reading this over at RedmondPie.com ]

If you feel like you are spent up thanks to some large purchases yesterday, then you will definitely appreciate this selection of deals in conjunction with ESR, all of which are valuable but low value.


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Meater: The smart meat thermometer that will help you cook the perfect meal

Never worry about the temperature of your meat again.

When cooking meat of any type, it’s important to make sure it reaches the minimum suggested internal temperature for safety. That doesn’t mean cook till it’s burnt, though. It’s a balancing act to cook something to safety standards without overcooking, especially when it comes to making turkey.

Meater is a wireless meat thermometer that syncs with your phone to give you constant feedback on how your meat is doing, how soon it’ll be done, and it’s internal temperature through the entire process, before and after cooking.

Meater+

Price: $99

Bottom line: Get perfectly-cooked meat without having to fret about overcooking it with Meater.

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The Good

Precision reading
Internal and ambient sensor
Beautifully designed
Easy to use
The Bad

Ambient sensor isn’t precise
Limited …

Never worry about the temperature of your meat again.

When cooking meat of any type, it's important to make sure it reaches the minimum suggested internal temperature for safety. That doesn't mean cook till it's burnt, though. It's a balancing act to cook something to safety standards without overcooking, especially when it comes to making turkey.

Meater is a wireless meat thermometer that syncs with your phone to give you constant feedback on how your meat is doing, how soon it'll be done, and it's internal temperature through the entire process, before and after cooking.

Meater+

Price: $99

Bottom line: Get perfectly-cooked meat without having to fret about overcooking it with Meater.

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The Good

  • Precision reading
  • Internal and ambient sensor
  • Beautifully designed
  • Easy to use

The Bad

  • Ambient sensor isn't precise
  • Limited range

Simple and effective

Meater: The features

Meater is a thin stainless steel probe with a sharp point at the tip. It doesn't have any wires attached to it or a big digital contraption that needs to sit next to your oven or grill. On the outside, it looks like a tool — or at least a weird metal stylus you definitely don't want to use on your screen.

You connect the Meater to your phone via the free companion app and use it as your digital display to give you all the information and feedback you need to cook your meat (or, frankly, any other food you feel the need to monitor the internal temperature of).

The standard Meater thermometer has a range of up to 33 feet, while the newest edition, the Meater+ has a range of up to 165 feet.

The companion app lets you set your preferred temperature, check the current temperature, and track the cooking process. It estimates the amount of time it takes to cook your meat based on the ambient temperature and the temperature of the meat, so you can get a better idea of how long it'll take to cook dinner.

If you're not sure of the perfect temperature to cook your meat, the Meater app also provides suggested internal temperatures for rare through well-done meats and notes the USDA's recommended minimum internal temperature.

Meater also offers a cloud storage service that allows you to keep an eye on dishes, even when you're out of the house. Through Meater Cloud, you can connect to an Alexa device and have your virtual assistant tell you when your meat will be done. You can also share information with others with Meater Cloud access so your cooking activities can be a collaborative one.

Perfectly cooked

Meater: What I like

This just works. I was impressed over and over again at Meater's accuracy in terms of properly reading the internal temperature of my meats. Whether I was cooking a whole chicken or a breast, a tri-tip, a fish filet, or even the Thanksgiving turkey, the Meater kept track of the temperature and gave me a nudge when it was close to being done.

It could easily handle varying heat, including a flaming grill, a smoker, and hours in the oven.

Not only does the Meater read the temperature of the meat, it keeps track of the temperature in the oven or grill where your meats are cooking, including noting when there's a sudden drop in temperature (when you're basting a turkey, for example).

Set up is easier than reading a recipe. When you first launch the Meater app, you'll be directed to connecting the thermometer to your phone. When it's time to cook your meat, just insert the probe (if you don't know where, the app will offer suggestions), tap "Start Cook" in the Meater app, and let it go. It's that simple.

I was surprised at the attractive and sleek design of the Meater thermometer. Most thermometers I've seen, both digital and analog, are functional but don't really have any design aesthetic. Meater is a nicely formed stainless steel probe that you could keep in your portfolio notebook and it wouldn't stand out. The wood charging and storage block it comes in is nicely crafted and has magnets on the back so you can keep it on your fridge. I'd never considered a meat thermometer's design, but now that I have the Meater, all others look like garbage.

Dropped connection

Meater: What I don't like

From my experience, it didn't seem that the ambient sensor was exact. When cooking a 22-pound turkey for Thanksgiving, the oven was set to 350 degrees, but the sensor never read above 340. Considering the turkey reached its internal temperature about an hour early, it's difficult for me to believe that the oven was running on the cool side (if anything, it might have been running high). I should point out that the internal temperature sensor was perfect. I checked it against a standard digital thermometer and an analog one and all three hit the same temperature within a few degrees.

I used the standard Meater (not the Meater+) whose range is supposed to be about 33 feet. If I walked about 20 feet from the oven, the connection would drop and I'd have to walk back into range. If I had the full 30 feet, it wouldn't have been a problem, but that loss of 10 feet made the difference between whether I could sit on the couch or not. It is for this reason that I'm recommending the Meater+ instead of the Meater for you to purchase. It's $30 more, but you get a significantly larger range, which you'll soon find is worth the premium.

The bottom line

Meater wireless meat thermometer

4.5 out of 5

I was pleasantly surprised all around with my Meater experience. From the moment I took it out of the box and appreciated its design to the moment I took a 22-pound turkey out of the oven and it was perfectly cooked, I'm never going to use another meat thermometer again, and I'm going to buy one of these for everyone in my family.

$99 at Amazon