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December 1, 2022  |  Electronics

Top 25 Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals among BestReviews readers

 'Tis the season for deals, and even though the traditional weekend for sales has come and gone, there are still plenty of great buys to be found. Discounts can still be scored on everything from smart home products to gaming headsets. Whether you’re shopping for yourself or looking for the perfect gift for someone on your list, keep an eye on these products for last-minute savings.

In this article: Google Nest Learning Thermostat, Apple AirPods Pro Wireless Earbuds (2nd Generation) and Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K.

Best deals for the home

Google Nest Learning Thermostat

This smart thermostat learns the temperatures you set and creates a schedule on its own. It can also help you choose more eco-friendly energy sources that are better for the planet and your energy bill. It works with Google Assistant and Alexa.

Sold by Amazon and Home Depot

OXO Brew Conical Burr Coffee Grinder

This popular coffee grinder has 15 settings and micro-settings for your perfect brew. Its UV-tinted hopper can store up to 12 ounces of beans.

Sold by Amazon

Cuisinart Electric Knife with Cutting Board

An electric knife is handy for cutting through large cuts of meat, cheese and other foods. This model features a micro-serrated blade with an ergonomic handle. It also comes with a bamboo cutting board, a serving fork and a storage tray.

Sold by Amazon and Home Depot

iRobot Roomba i3 EVO Robot Vacuum

This Wi-Fi-enabled, Alexa-equipped vacuum maps rooms and navigates furniture to thoroughly clean your floors. Other features include smart return for recharging and onboard sensors to prevent it from getting stuck under furniture.

Sold by Amazon and Home Depot

Cricut Maker 3

This Cricut can cut through more than 300 materials, including vinyl, leather, paper and fabric, twice as fast as older models. Create designs in the app and send them to the Cricut for cutting.

Sold by Amazon, Home Depot and Staples

Gramercy Adjustable Mandoline Slicer

If using a mandoline has made you nervous in the past, consider this model. It comes with cut-resistant gloves, a food holder and a brush to clean the blade without touching it. The stainless steel blade has an adjustable dial and folds up for easy storage.

Sold by Amazon

AquaSonic Black Series Ultra-Whitening Toothbrush

Enjoy healthier teeth and gums with this electric toothbrush. It features four cleaning modes, rapid wireless charging and vibration timers to help you brush thoroughly.

Sold by Amazon

Shark AV2511AE AI Robot Vacuum with XL Self-Empty Base

One of the drawbacks of robotic vacuums is having to frequently empty their small bins, but this Shark model eliminates that with its self-emptying base, which lets you skip emptying the vacuum for up to 60 days.

Sold by Amazon

Levoit LV600HH Hybrid Ultrasonic Humidifier

Make cold and dry winter days more comfortable with this humidifier that works up to four times faster than others. It can produce warm or cool mist for humidity levels you can customize.

Sold by Amazon

Braun Series 9 Electric Razor for Men with Precision Beard Trimmer

This high-quality electric razor from a popular brand is fully waterproof for wet or dry shaving. It comes with cleaning tools, a charging cable and a travel case.

Sold by Amazon

Best tech deals

Apple AirPods Pro Wireless Earbuds (2nd Generation)

AirPods Pro offer immersive sound quality, excellent noise cancellation and Adaptive Transparency to help you comfortably hear your surroundings. This pair comes with four sets of silicone tips for a comfortable fit.

Sold by Amazon and Staples

2021 Apple 10.2-Inch iPad

Snag last year’s iPad model and enjoy its brilliant 10.2-inch Retina screen, stereo speakers, 12-megapixel front camera and 8-megapixel rear camera. Its powerful A13 Bionic chip lets you play graphics-intensive games and edit video, amongst other things.

Sold by Amazon

MYNT3D Professional Printing 3D Pen with OLED Display

Create a 3D-printed sculpture with this pen. It comes with three colors of plastic filament that can be melted and shaped into any design, thanks to the adjustable feed and temperature.

Sold by Amazon

Pix-Star 10-Inch Wi-Fi Digital Picture Frame

This digital frame links to popular cloud storage and social media accounts to showcase your photos. It’s even motion-activated, so it can turn on when someone enters the room and sleep and save power when no one’s around.

Sold by Amazon

Jackery Solar Generator 1000

If you do a lot of camping, this compact solar-powered generator is a great pick for keeping up to eight devices powered at once. The two solar panels can charge the generator in less than six hours.

Sold by Amazon

Gskyer Telescope

Perfect for kids or beginner stargazers, this telescope comes with everything you need to view the night sky. It is compact and features two replaceable eyepieces, a finder scope and a tripod. An adapter lets you attach your phone to photograph the view.

Sold by Amazon

Meater Plus Smart Meat Thermometer with Bluetooth

A smart thermometer can change the way you grill or cook. Insert the probe, then check the app to see the internal temperature as well as the ambient temperature to better gauge the cooking process.

Sold by Amazon

Best entertainment deals

Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K

Turn any TV into an Alexa-enabled smart TV using the Fire Stick. This one lets you access popular streaming services with voice controls and boasts 4K resolution.

Sold by Amazon, Kohl’s, Home Depot and Staples

Roku Streaming Stick 4K

Plug this small yet powerful streaming stick into your TV’s HDMI port for easy access to your favorite streaming services. Its remote can be set up to control your TV as well as the Roku.

Sold by Amazon, Kohl’s and Home Depot

Razer Barracuda X Wireless Gaming and Mobile Headset

This headset boasts a 40-hour battery life and integrated noise-canceling mics. Large memory foam ear cups make all-day gaming sessions more comfortable.

Sold by Amazon

ArmoGear Laser Tag

Get some family and friends together for a game of laser tag with this set, which comes with four vests and laser guns. Choose from four different weapon modes, and enjoy its 150-foot range, invisibility mode and night vision.

Sold by Amazon

Meta Quest 2 Resident Evil 4 Bundle with Beat Saber

If you’ve been thinking about jumping on the VR bandwagon, this holiday bundle is a great way to get started. It includes the Meta Quest 2 headset plus two of the most popular VR games on the market: Beat Saber and Resident Evil 4. 

Sold by Amazon

Nintendo Switch OLED Model

The popular Nintendo Switch lets you play your games through a TV-connected console or as a handheld system. This upgraded edition has a 7-inch OLED screen for even better graphics.

Sold by Amazon

Dan&Darci Advanced Professional Rock Tumbler Kit

Create jewelry and learn about geology with this rock tumbling kit. It comes with a tumbler, half a pound of stones, four grit packets and more accessories to get you started.

Sold by Amazon

SteelSeries Arctis Pro + GameDAC

This professional-quality headset is made with premium steel and delivers high-resolution surround sound. Elastic ski goggle fabric helps distribute the headset’s weight for comfortable wear.

Sold by Amazon

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Laura Duerr writes for BestReviews. BestReviews has helped millions of consumers simplify their purchasing decisions, saving them time and money.

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