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It’s finally Friday, and if you’re finding it hard enough to concentrate on your work with the weekend so close, at least be productive in your procrastination. Check out the 5 best deals on Amazon to see if something you’ve been needing or wanting is on sale. The best offers we could find today cover a range of price points and categories, so whether you want to pick up a helpful charging cable for a few bucks or treat yourself to an Alexa-enabled smart speaker, you’ll be able to save some money in the process.
The charging cable that came with your phone or tablet is fine… for a while. But it always gets tangled and the wire cover near the plug is starting to rip, which means the wires will be expose, and they’ll rip too. So why not replace it before it becomes a source of frustration? Right now you can pick up Anker USB-C or lightning cables at a discount (you might need the codes listed below). We love these cables because they’re braided, which protects them and prevents tangling. They also charge just as fast as your proprietary cable, so you won’t notice a difference in charging times.
We’ve tested a lot of slow cookers, and this Crock-Pot scored highly across the board, especially when it comes to price. What really sets it apart is the locking lid that makes it easy to prepare food to bring with you to a pot luck or a big, annual football viewing party (hint hint). The low price doesn’t hurt its appeal either. Usually selling for around $30, you can pick it up for just $25 right now. The only thing to note with this particular slow cooker is there’s no on-board timer, so be sure to set one on your phone.
Sick of using mismatched, unattractive pots and pans you’ve been collecting since college? Right now, Cuisinart’s 12-piece stainless steel set is marked down from its usual $250 to just $130. Not only is that nearly half the cost, but it’s a complete set that can replace all your essential pots and pans. You’ll get two sauce pans, two skillets, a sauté pan, a Dutch oven, and a stock pot with five glass lids, essentially costing you just over $10 a piece. The stainless finish will give your kitchen a decor boost and make you feel like you’re hosting your own cooking show.
Last fall, Amazon announced a new Echo lineup, including a re-imagined Echo, the new Echo Plus for smart homes, and the Echo Spot, a smaller, more adorable version of the Echo Show. The Spot ($129.99) is finally available, and despite being on the market for little more than a month, Amazon is already offering a big discount. Now, when you buy two, you can save $40, putting the cost at just over $100 for each.
The Spot is perfect as a desktop or bedside table clock, with customizable clock faces and the ability to disable video call drop-ins for privacy’s sake. You can video chat with friends, watch trailers for new movies, get the latest news, check your schedule, or keep an eye on your security camera feed all from this small device that really does fit in any room. And if you have two, you can use the Spots as an intercom between rooms.
If you’ve had the same blanket for years, even if you wash it as often as you should, it’s probably getting worn out. So why not replace it for less than $30? This comforter is designed to be comfy on its own or to be used as a duvet insert. With more than 5,000 positive reviews , this blanket typically sells for around $32, but you can save a few bucks right now.
Prices are accurate at the time this article was published, but may change over time.
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