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The 12 best Prime Day lightning deals that will be gone soon

USATODAY - Tech Top Stories

If you make a purchase by clicking one of our links, we may earn a small share of the revenue. Our picks and opinions are independent from USA TODAY's newsroom and any business incentives. Lightning Deals are part of what make Prime Day so exciting--they only last for a short period of time and tend to sell out very quickly. To help you avoid missing out on some of the best buys, we've rounded up the 12 most popular Lightning Deals going on right now below. And if you want to make the most of your Prime Day shopping, bookmark our complete list of the best deals which we'll be updating frequently throughout the day.


Astronomers find 'wind nebula' around rare ultra-magnetic neutron star

Daily Mail - Science & tech

For the first time, astronomers have glimpsed a'wind nebula' surrounding one of the strongest magnets in the universe. Researchers at Nasa say this discovery provides a unique look at the properties and behaviour of these massive entities, which still largely remain a mystery. For the first time, astronomers have glimpsed a'wind nebula' surrounding one of the strongest magnets in the universe. Magnetars a rare ultra-magnetic neuron stars, and are the strongest magnets in the universe. Only 29 have been classified to date, of the 2,600 known neutron stars.


The best deals we found this week: $70 off the 256GB iPad Air and more

Engadget

There was no shortage of tech deals available across the internet this week. Apple's 256GB iPad Air was discounted to its lowest price yet and Google's midrange Pixel 4a 5G smartphone fell to $450. Nintendo Switch owners can still grab a few accessories like the Ring Fit Adventure and the Switch Pro Controller for less, while Bose's high-end 700 wireless headphones remain $80 off. Here are the best tech deals we found this week that you can still get today. The latest iPad Air in 256GB is down to $680 on Amazon, and it's actually in stock right now.


The best deals we found this week: $100 off the Mac mini M1 and more

Engadget

Even as Presidents' Day sales came to a close this week, plenty of other tech deals cropped up across the web. Those who have been holding out for a deal on an OLED TV can get an LG CX model at a deeply discounted price, and Apple's Mac mini M1 hit a new all-time low of $600. Here are the best tech deals from this week that you can still get today. Apple's new Mac mini with the M1 chip is down to $600, which is $100 off its normal price and a new all-time low for the desktop. It's dropped to $650 a few times since its release late last year, but this is the best deal we've seen yet.


This week's best deals: $200 off the Galaxy Note 20 Ultra and more

Engadget

Labor Day weekend deals extended into the rest of the week with a number of sales on electronics and home appliances. Amazon's $99 Instant Pot deal is still available while August's latest WiFi smart lock can still be had for $30 off. Some of the latest gadgets are on sale, too, including Apple's 2020 iPad Pros and Samsung's Galaxy Note 20 Ultra smartphone (which just came out). Here are the best deals from this week that you can still grab today. The Galaxy Note 20 Ultra has only been available for about a month and it's already on sale.