The 18 Best Weekend Deals: Headphones, Games and Sex Toys
has labor day came and went and left us in this strange time just before autumn. It’s not quite summer and it’s not quite fall; it is hot and cold; there are green leaves and a few red ones. We are also between major holidays – after back to school and before Black Friday. But that doesn’t mean there’s a lack of good deals on tech products. Just in time for the upcoming Harvest Festivals, we’ve introduced a fresh crop of discounts.
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The 1More ColorBuds (8/10, WIRED Recommends) are excellent earbuds for under $100, and they’re now an even sweeter deal. They’re IPX5 sweat-resistant, sound great, and they are very Comfortable to wear. This recently updated model has four built-in microphones for better call quality. You also get six hours of juice, and the case lasts another 16 hours of power.
This sale has been going on for a while, but these are still worth picking up if you have earbud fit issues. The UE Fits are on our list of the best wireless earbuds for working out, and for good reason. They’re comfortable, the battery life is great, and most importantly, they sound great. They have a custom fitting process to ensure the earbuds fit perfectly. So if, like me, you’re having trouble keeping the earbuds in place, give these a try.
Previous price drops on this gaming headset have always been short-lived, but the Arctis Pro (9/10, WIRED Recommends) has been available at this price point for almost a month now. This is our most popular wired gaming headset. It’s one of the most comfortable pairs to wear for hours, it has a retractable mic and great sound quality with the GameDAC, and it works on pretty much any gaming system.
These headphones are pretty old – they launched in 2017 – but they’re still a great pair and now at a great price. With killer style and killer sound, the Beats Studio 3 Wireless has active noise cancellation and can last 22 hours with active noise cancellation (40 if you turn it off).
We’re only a month away from October, so it’s only fitting to stock up on spooky, spooky games for All Hallows’ Eve. Resident Evil Village definitely fits that bill. Ever wanted to be stalked by scary vampire zombie werewolves in a remote Eastern European village? Well, mate, you’re in luck. GameStop defaults to the used version, which costs $45. So be sure to click New if that’s what you prefer. If you have the Xbox Series X, it is $45 new ($15 off).
Board games are a great way to pass the time when it’s raining and the temperatures are dropping. Betrayal at House on the Hill is a horror mystery game for three to six players; You’re trying to explore a haunted house without getting devoured or mauled or worse. It contains 50 different scenarios, all of which change the way the game plays out.
One of our favorite games of this generation, Assassin’s Creed Valhalla puts you in the furry boots of Norse raider Eivor Wolf-Kissed as you explore the lush and verdant countryside of medieval England. Not included in this deal are expansions that also add whole new landmasses, including Francia and Ireland. It is available on Xbox for $30.
Nintendo deals are rare, and this is a brand new remake of a Zelda game from the Wii generation. Graphics have been improved and quality of life improvements make gaming on the Switch much more enjoyable. You must add the game to your cart to see the reduced price.
With the West Coast wildfire season and the seemingly never-ending pandemic, it’s important to protect the air quality in your home. With its HEPA filter and a coverage of 361 square feet, the Airmega air purifier is perfect for keeping the air comfortably clean in a single room. Check out our guide to the best air purifiers for more options.
The HomePod Mini is a divisive little device. Not everyone loves it, but I’m a huge fan. It produces surprisingly robust sound, and Siri is just capable enough to be a good kitchen assistant, but not so creepy that it starts doing things weird like Google Assistant or Alexa from Amazon. Alexa is too smart. i don’t trust her Give me sweet Thembo Siri every day.
Every home needs more power strips, and this one beats most. Not only does it expand the capacity of one of your outlets (like any power strip), but it also has smart connectivity so you can control it remotely. It is excellent for integrating less intelligent devices into a smart home. Read our guide to the best smart plugs for more options.
Camping is fun until you realize you don’t have pans or plates or cups. The Stanley Adventure set gives you lightweight cookware (and dinnerware) that will keep you from having to subsist on weird berries.
You must wear face masks indoors, even if you are vaccinated, to slow the spread of the Covid-19. We like this three pack from Timbuk2. They come in two sizes, are made from jersey cotton and have a pocket for a filter. You tie these around your head, so they’re a great option if you have to wear a mask all day. Our guide to the best face masks has more options.
The school year may have started for many kids, but there’s never a bad time to start shopping for more crayons. There are 20 markers in this pack.
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Lelo’s Sila toy is one of our favorites in our guide to the best sex toys. It’s an easy-to-use sucking toy, and in this pack it’s paired with Lelo’s Gigi 2, which is great for internal stimulation. Together they are a very dynamic duo.
This pack combines the aforementioned Sila sucking toy with a menstrual cup designed for use during sexual activity. It’s great for letting go when you or your partner are menstruating.
Lelo’s sucking toy Sona is a classic. Even at full price, it’s an affordable, accessible toy for anyone curious about suction toys but perhaps a little put off by their usually high prices.
Have you ever had to massage a lump out of your back unaided? That’s where this bad boy comes in. It looks like a weird, curvy plastic stick, and that’s exactly what it is, but those curves serve a purpose. With the right angle and use, you can work out pain and tension in your neck and back muscles.
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