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2018 iPad Pro
Save up to $150: If you’ve been considering picking up an iPad Pro, there’s never been a better time. Amazon has dropped the prices of the latest models and now they’re the cheapest they’ve ever been. The smaller of the two tablets, the 11-inch iPad Pro, normally starts at $799 (Wi-Fi only, 64GB), but Amazon is selling it for $125 off. The new 12.9-inch iPad Pro normally starts at $999 (Wi-Fi only, 64GB), but Amazon is selling it for $150 off. There are deals on cellular and larger storage configurations, too.
Apple Watch Series 3 Sale
Save 50%+:While my morning wake up time changes depending on how friendly the snooze button is, my morning routine doesn’t vary that much. I wake up, pop on my beloved Apple watch, and start to track everything. From meditation minutes to boxing classes, every move I make logs in the app — even if I forget to tell it I’m heading out on a run. I’ll get a nudge on my left wrist with the question, ‘are you working out right now?’ Right now, you can pick up a series three model (the most current version is the series four) is down from $409 to $170 in space grey. Since I put this watch on almost four years ago, it hasn’t vacated once. Shop the sale on eBay today. — Meg Lappe
Garmin Speak with Amazon Alexa
Save 50%: Amazon’s Alexa is already a staple of homes around the world, allowing people to perform all kinds of once-laborious tasks as easily as raising their voice. It’s also begun making its way into cars. Several brands, such as Ford, BMW and Hyundai, have all added Alexa capabilities to their new vehicles, and that list of manufacturers is sure to grow as the years go by.
If you’re not in the market for a new car, though, that doesn’t do you much good. Luckily, there are plenty of aftermarket add-ons by reputable companies that can bring Amazon’s virtual assistant to any vehicle. The Garmin Speak With Amazon Alexa is a small, simple gadget that sticks to your windshield; by pairing with your phone via Bluetooth and leveraging its data connection, the Speak can be used to communicate with smart gadgets at your home or office, play music from SiriusXM or Pandora (Spotify capabilities should be added eventually), create lists of things to do or coordinate with your calendar, even play games. And of course, it is a Garmin, the first name in aftermarket navigation systems — so it’ll happily give you turn-by-turn directions, too. It’s normally $100, but you can snag it today on Amazon for just $50.
— Will Sabel Courtney
Bags from Patagonia, Tumi and More
Save up to 50%:If you’re looking for a new bag for everyday use, you’re in luck. At Nordstrom’s Half Yearly Sale, you can save up to 50 percent on a range of great styles. Pick from duffels, backpacks, totes and more by trusted brands like Patagonia, Tumi and Topo Designs. But if you see something you like, don’t wait — these bags are selling quickly. — John Zientek
Timex X Mr Porter Gold Marlin Watch
Save 40%: This gold-tone version of Timex’s popular mechanical timepiece makes for a perfect dress watch, and it’s a steal right now at 40% off the list price of $200. — Oren Hartov
5 Awesome Pocket Knives Are on Sale Now
Save up to 41%: Labor Day deals may have all dried up, but there are still a variety of pocket knives on sale right now for as much as 41 percent off. — Tanner Bowden
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