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John Alexander

John Alexander

John Alexander is a former ESL teacher, current writer and internet addict, and lacks the wisdom to know what the future holds. His writing has appeared in PopSci, HeadPhonesty, WIRED, and Digital Trends. When not working, he can be found playing board games, drinking too much tea, taking long walks, and attempting to read foreign language books.

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The best smart blinds for Google Home, Alexa, and HomeKit

Smart blinds make it easy to control your window shades using your phone or voice assistant. Here's our list of the best smart blinds you can buy right now.
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Dish has ESPN, TNT, and NBA TV for basketball fans under one roof

Right now, you can get ESPN, TNT, and NBA TV together, for as low as $105 per month when you sign up for Dish. That's a lot of great programming in one place.
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Best board game deals: 7 Wonders, Clue, Codenames, and more

Board games are a great way to bond in the physical world, but they can be quite expensive. These great deals can get you on the table, even for less than $25.
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Get paid $300 to switch to Dish Satellite TV

Dish will give anybody a $100 prepaid card to make the switch, but they'll pay $300 if you switch from DirecTV. Here, we look at other advantages of the swap.
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Best Apple deals: AirPods, Apple Watch, iPad, and MacBook

We've rounded up the best Apple deals on Apple Watches, iPads, iPhones, and MacBooks, as well as some must-have Apple accessories to pair with your new device.
Man watching NFL on Dish.

Not 65? Dish’s senior deal may still save you $165

If you're a mere 55, you can get access to Dish's "55 and Older Deal". This gives you access to free monthly movie rentals from their 80,000+ title selection.
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Best soundbar deals: Save on Bose, Samsung, Vizio, and more

You don't need to spend a fortune to boost your home theater audio with a new soundbar, especially if you're able to take advantage of these soundbar deals.
LG 75-Inch Class UN6970 Series LED 4K UHD Smart TV

Best 75-inch TV deals: Get a large screen for only $500

If your home theater setup could use an upgrade -- or an up-size, perhaps -- then these 75-inch TV deals are the best place to start looking.
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NBA Knockouts start this weekend — how to watch every game

The new NBA In-Season Tournament is. If you want to get into the thick of it and start watching in the Knockout Stage, you should consider watching via Dish.
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How to watch multiple sports games at once on your TV

With Dish Network you are able to see up to four games at once on the same TV via their multi-view feature. Which is good, because they host *all* the games.
John Alexander using the Hodeamy heated floor mat.

My WFH foot warmer is just $30 today for Prime members

The Hodeamy Heated Floor Mat is on a special Cyber Monday deal for Prime members. It helped me keep my feet warm and now it can do the same for yours.
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Cyber Monday deal knocks $100 off the Oura smart ring

Oura Rings are discounted but only for a few more hours. Here's why you should get one and how to save the full $100.
Milwaukee Logo on glove.

Milwaukee Black Friday deals: Save on power tools and accessories

Here, we're looking at Milwaukee, which offers low cost tools all year long, but has really good Black Friday deals. You'll especially love their accessories.
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560+ Blu-ray movie and shows discounted for Black Friday — from $4

Best Buy has over 500 Blu-Ray discs on sale, either as part of official Best Buy Black Friday deals or experiencing other sales, and they go as low as $4 each.
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I’m an audiophobe — my favorite noise-cancelling headphones are on sale

If there is anything that bothers me, it is frequently noise. I'm an audiophobe. My preferred headphones, the Sony WH-1000XM5, are on sale for Black Friday.
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Audible Black Friday deal: 40% off your first four months

One of the most popular audiobook subscription services, Audible, is currently offering four months of their service at a discounted rate. Check out the offer!
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Pokémon Paradox Rift Booster Box is 18% off for Black Friday

You can get for a 36-count Scarlet and Violet: Paradox Rift Booster Set for $114 now. That's a savings of $16, which is about the same as the price of 4 packs.
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There’s a huge Black Friday sale on Thule roof cargo boxes

With Black Friday sales like this one, putting dozens of Thule rooftop cargo boxes on big discounts, now is a good time to consider how you'll transport extras.
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Pokémon trainer boxes, booster packs discounted for Black Friday

If you want the latest sets of Pokémon TCG cards, at a great discount, you need to check out this curated set of deals Best Buy has put together. Get packs now!
Digital Trends Best Black Friday Deals

45 best Black Friday tech deals on TVs, laptops, tablets, and more

Here are the best tech deals on phones, laptops, smart homes and more, gathered from all the various Black Friday sales across the internet.
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This Milwaukee tire inflator is 59% off in Amazon’s Black Friday Sale

The Milwaukee M18 Inflator provides an easy way to inflate your tires in a pinch. It is particularly great for the tires of riding lawnmowers. Buy on sale now!
Iron flies in the sky in Iron Man.

Amazon Black Friday sale includes Marvel toys and action figures

As you can see, most items in this sale are reduced to a quite low price and they all make for wonderful stocking stuffers. Get a $3 Dr. Strange Funko Pop!
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30 best gift cards you can give friends, family, and coworkers in 2023

If you want to give a gift card this season, we've assembled a list of the best gift cards that you can buy, based on the interests of Digital Trends readers.
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Learn something new: Get $36 off an annual MasterClass subscription

Right now, you can save off of an annual subscription to MasterClass. MasterClass brings you quality programming from experts in the fields you want to master.
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Holy smokes! This bundle of 240 AA and AAA batteries is 69% off

You can get 240 batteries, 120 AA and 120 AAA, for just $47 over at Woot right now. This deal will save you $103 from the initial price of $150. Find it here!
The KitchenAid Pro 5 Plus stand mixer on a kitchen table.

Usually $450, this KitchenAid stand mixer can be yours for $250 today

There's no better way to celebrate early Black Friday than by getting something to help on Thanksgiving, like the KitchenAid 5.5 Quart Bowl-Lift Stand Mixer.
Apple M1 MacBook Air open on a desk with plants in the background.

Best Buy laptop deals: Cheap laptops starting at $169

Best Buy is one of the best places to buy a laptop online, and with these Best Buy laptop deals it's one of the best places to save on a new laptop as well.

Dell XPS 13 and 15 laptops are heavily discounted today

Today, we found deals that can save you hundreds on two popular Dell XPS laptop models, known for their reliability, business capabilities, and sleek designs.
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Prime Day is a great time to buy a car jump starter or battery charger

We're finding nice deals on NOCO automotive battery chargers. All of these deals range from 17% to 43% off and are available to you if you are a Prime member.
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Nectar Mattress Prime Day sale gets you 33% off everything

There's a 33% off storewide sale going on at Nectar Sleep. This deal ends tonight at midnight, EST. Buy a mattress, bed frame, or other bedroom-related item.
The KitchenAid Pro 5 Plus stand mixer on a kitchen table.

This KitchenAid stand mixer is discounted for Prime Day

if you want to get this KitchenAid 5.5 Quart Bowl-Lift Stand Mixer for $280 you must act now as the sale ends at midnight on the East Coast. It's usually $450.
A man fills a glass with ice from the GE Profile Opal Countertop Ice Maker.

The best October Prime Day countertop ice maker deals now

These countertop ice maker, and portable ice maker, deals are the perfect way to save freezer space or bring massive amounts of ice with you where you go.
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The best October Prime Day power strip deals happening today

If you need a power strip for your home setup or your current one is getting old, the October Prime Day event is the time to buy, including some things now.
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The best October Prime Day electric scooter deals happening now

October Prime Day deals are already here. Scooters that cost nearly a $1,000 are way closer to $500, and we've even found a way to get you on one for under $20.