Five rad and random deals this weekend not on Amazon.com
The end-of-week dispatch from PopSci's commerce editor. Vol. 31.
My job is to find cool stuff. Throughout the week I spend hours scouring the web for things that are useful or fun or ridiculously cheap. Often times, these choices coalesce into a guide of like items—for example, laptop accessories that will upgrade your entire life, items to elevate your binge watching, or the best new phone cases for your smartphone. But I often stumble across some pretty awesome gear that doesn’t really fit into a list. So I made a list for those.
For 72-hours Meater.com has 20 percent off their wireless leave-in meat thermometers. The MEATER Probe is wireless, smart stainless steel thermometer with dual temperature sensors—internal and ambient. The probe connects to an app on your phone that allows you to choose the cooking temperature and monitor the progress on your device.
If you are a cycling fanatic or just trying to understand your workouts better, the Coros LINK Smart Cycling Helmet has Open-ear Bone Conduction Audio built into the helmet so you can listen to music, make phone calls, and talk with other cylcers. A wireless remote lets you control the audio so you don’t have to take your hands off the handlebars. There is also a built-in impact sensor that sends out a signal if it detects any collisions. The smart helmet sells for $200, but you can get it for $120 between Thanksgiving to Cyber Monday.
From November 24th-28th find 50 percent off select Leatherman products on their website. As a bonus, if you spend $300, you get a $50 gift card to the site. Leatherman.com.
After the first semester of school is over or you’re afraid of getting your leather bags wet from the snow of winter, it’s never a bad time to pick up new book bag for school or work. Between Thanksgiving and Cyber Monday, Booq has 20 percent off their entire site. Shop everything from laptop bags to iPhone cases.
Save $50 dollars on a smart device—typically $300—that will stop the person next to you from snoring. The Smart Nora detects early snoring sounds and activates an expander inside your pillowcase that raises the snorer’s head, stimulating their throat muscles and opening up the airway for a less restricted flow. The device works with any pillow. Available on Amazon or on smartnora.com.
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