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59 Best Cyber Monday Deals Under $50 (2022): Electric Toothbrushes, Games, and More

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But you don't always have to reach for the most extravagant items to add to your cart. There are plenty of affordable options that'll make for great gifts regardless of who you're shopping for. To help make it easier, we've rounded up a plethora of Cyber Monday deals under $50 on streaming sticks, smart displays, video games, and more. Check out our 25 Gifts Under $25 guide for more budget-friendly holiday gift ideas. Updated November 27, 2022: We've added deals on several packs and bags, a USB hub, desktop iPad stand, MagSafe wallets, and more. We've also updated pricing and availability. We test products year-round and handpicked these deals. Products that are sold out or no longer discounted as of publishing will be crossed out . We'll update this guide throughout the Black Friday and Cyber Monday weekend. If you buy something using links in our stories, we may earn a commission.


The Creative Secrets of One of Detroit's Most Innovative Theater Groups

Slate

This week, guest host Zak Rosen from The Best Advice Show and Slate's Mom and Dad Are Fighting podcast talks to Liza Bielby and Richard Newman of the Detroit-based theater company The Hinterlands. They talk about how The Hinterlands' latest production Will You Miss Me? came into being, their influences, their rehearsal process, and the importance of deadlines After the interview, Zak and co-host June Thomas chat about collaboration, how to kill your darlings, and how Zak implements Julia Cameron's concept of the "artist's date." Send your questions about creativity and any other feedback to working@slate.com or give us a call at (304) 933-9675.


159 Absolute Best Cyber Monday Deals Right Now (2022)

WIRED

The holiday shopping season reaches its peak when Cyber Monday deals roll around. Sales are often better than on Black Friday, but with every retailer promising the best Cyber Monday discounts, it can be tricky to work out what deals to snag and when to pass. Luckily, we have done the hard work for you. WIRED reviewers try countless gadgets, tools, and digital delights of all kinds every week, and we have developed smart shopping tips and tricks to weed out fake discounts and bring you the real deals. We can say with confidence that these are the absolute best Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals you're going to find this weekend. You will find regular updates as products go out of stock and prices change, and we'll keep scouring to find more deals worth grabbing. Updated November 27, 2022: We've added deals on umbrellas, mobile accessories, and more. We've also updated pricing and availability. We test products year-round and handpicked these deals. Products that are sold out or no longer discounted as of publishing will be crossed out . We'll update this guide throughout the Cyber Monday weekend. If you buy something using links in our stories, we may earn a commission. This helps support our journalism. Just like upgrading the bed you sleep on, few things will improve your life like a good chair. If you park your body in front of a desk all day, it's a good idea to give the humble chair more attention. Some of our favorites are on sale right now. See our Best Office Chairs guide for more. Our top office chair pick is a bit cheaper right now. We've tested more than 35 office chairs in the past year and this is the one to get based on comfort, quality, adjustability, and price. At this price, you'd be hard-pressed to find a cheaper way to get seven points of adjustment. The only thing we don't like is that pet hair tends to cling, so keep a lint roller handy. The Zeph looks wonderful--there are dozens of color customizations--but the only adjustment you can make is to raise the seat up or down. You might think that would make for an uncomfortable chair, but it doesn't. This lack of adjustability is by design as the Zeph is designed to mold to your body. We do suggest you get the seat pad and arms, which add a smidge more comfort, though it does jack the price up a bit. The Zeph is compact, making it a great option for smaller spaces.


These translation earbuds are 55% off ahead of Cyber Monday

Mashable

TL;DR: As of Nov. 27, you can get the Mymanu CLIK S Translation Earbuds(opens in a new tab) for just $99 instead of $220 -- that's a 55% discount. Adventure beyond the tourist stops during your next international vacation. Skip the clunky translation dictionary and the unreliable browser translator and start wearing a live translator in your ear(opens in a new tab). Mymanu CLIK S is an award-winning pair of translation earbuds that could help you experience your next holiday destination in a new way. You can also jam out to your favorite tunes or listen to a podcast with these HD earbuds.


68 Best Target Black Friday Deals Still Going (2022)

WIRED

This time of year, all the cute Christmas decor and ornaments are out, which makes trips even more fun. Shopping on its website isn't as fun, sadly, but it's still packed full of holiday sales. Target's Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals have been live for almost every day of the month, but several discounts are even sweeter now. Updated on November 26, 2022: We've added some navigation, the Bose QC Earbuds, and checked over the entire post. We test products year-round and handpicked these deals. Products that are sold out or no longer discounted as of publishing will be crossed out . We'll update this guide throughout the Black Friday and Cyber Monday weekend. If you buy something using links in our stories, we may earn a commission. This helps support our journalism. The retailer is offering a price match guarantee this season. If you purchase an item in-store or online from now through December 24 and the price goes lower, you can request a price match.


Snapdragon 8 Gen 2: Glasses with smartphone capabilities and real-time Photoshop: Introducing the Snapdragon chipset

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Chips are to computing what neurons are to our body: basic functional units whose main task is to receive, process and transmit information. Their development determines if applications can become more sophisticated, handle artificial intelligence, process increasing amounts of data and reproduce clearer, more realistic images and sounds. Each advance in these integrated circuits drives the rest of the industry to develop new capabilities for smartphones, cars, household appliances, computers and more. This month Qualcomm unveiled its newest chipset, the Snapdragon 8 Gen 2, designed to use artificial intelligence, increase performance fourfold and reduce energy consumption by up to 60%. These are the three basic fields that are also being developed by other companies such as Intel, Samsung, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing (TSMC) and Apple – which in June began to develop its own family of chips for the Mac, the M2. Here are some of the developments brought by Qualcomm's latest advances: Cristiano Amon, president of Qualcomm, believes that the next five years will be oriented towards technological convergence: providing other devices with smartphone capabilities while giving phones some of the benefits of computers and consoles.


Cyber Monday deals are already here, earlier than ever before

Mashable

BEST TV DEAL: Amazon 65-inch Omni 4K Fire TV(opens in a new tab) -- $749.99 $1,099.99 BEST STREAMING DEAL: Hulu (With Ads)(opens in a new tab) -- $1.99/month for your first 12 months (save $72) BEST ROBOT VACUUM DEAL: iRobot Roomba j7(opens in a new tab) -- $349 $599.99 (save $250.99) BEST KITCHEN DEAL: Le Creuset Enameled Cast Iron Signature Deep Round Oven (5.25-quart)(opens in a new tab) -- $199.95 $249.95 BEST AIR FRYER DEAL: The Ninja Foodi 4-in-1 air fryer(opens in a new tab) features dual baskets and is $100 cheaper than an almost-identical model on Ninja's website -- $99 BEST HEADPHONES DEAL: Beats Studio Buds(opens in a new tab) -- $89.95 $149.95 BEST MACBOOK DEAL: The MacBook Air (M2, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD)(opens in a new tab) updates Apple's most portable laptop in almost every way, and it's back down to its lowest price ever -- $1,049 $1,199 at Amazon and Best Buy(opens in a new tab) (save $150) BEST IPAD DEAL: The 2021 iPad Mini (WiFi, 64GB)(opens in a new tab) brings portability and power in one small package -- $399.99 $499 at Amazon (save $99.01) For better or for worse, Black Friday and Cyber Monday look a lot different now than they did pre-pandemic. This year, we've unlocked a new thing to navigate as we shop for the holidays during Cyber Week: inflation. But if there's anything retailers have learned since the pandemic, it's how to provide cushion for shoppers who are budgeting extra hard during these tight times. Mostly, that looks like stretching Black Friday deals across the entire month of November -- and in some cases, a little bit of October, too. For Cyber Monday, some retailers started releasing deals as early as Black Friday. Below, you'll find a complete list of all the holiday doorbusters that are live right now (with sales grouped by retailer, category, and brand), plus the start of official Cyber Monday sales.


34 Best Black Friday Headphone and Speaker Deals (2022): AirPods Pro, Sonos, and Record Players

WIRED

I'm the anti-hero Taylor Swift sings about. I listen to the same song over and over and over again, scratching that part of my brain that just loves every moment of it. Luckily for me, this Black Friday and Cyber Monday weekend, there are speaker deals from Sonos and Google that will sound good with every replay. Luckily for my husband, friends, and anyone else in my vicinity, there are also plenty of deals on headphones from our favorite brands, like Jabra, Apple, and Beats, to drown my tunes out. If you're looking to listen to whatever you want with the best sound possible, we've assembled all the best Black Friday headphone and speaker deals here.


34 Best Black Friday Headphone and Speaker Deals (2022): AirPods Pro, Sonos, and Record Players

WIRED

I'm the anti-hero Taylor Swift sings about. I listen to the same song over and over and over again, scratching that part of my brain that just loves every moment of it. Luckily for me, this Black Friday and Cyber Monday weekend, there are speaker deals from Sonos and Google that will sound good with every replay. Luckily for my husband, friends, and anyone else in my vicinity, there are also plenty of deals on headphones from our favorite brands, like Jabra, Apple, and Beats, to drown my tunes out. If you're looking to listen to whatever you want with the best sound possible, we've assembled all the best Black Friday headphone and speaker deals here.


131 Absolute Best Black Friday Deals Right Now (2022)

WIRED

The holiday shopping season started a bit early this year, but that's only made things more confusing--what's really a deal? It's hard to know which deals to snag and which to walk away from. Luckily, we've done the hard work for you. WIRED reviewers try countless gadgets, tools, and digital delights of all kinds every week, and we have developed smart shopping tips and tricks to weed out fake discounts and bring you the real deals. We can say with confidence that these are the absolute best Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals you're going to find this weekend. You will find regular updates as products go out of stock and prices change, and we'll keep scouring to find more deals worth grabbing. Updated November 26, 2022: We've added deals on binoculars, VSSL's coffee grinder, the AeroPress Go, and more. We've updated pricing and availability throughout. We test products year-round and handpicked these deals. Products that are sold out or no longer discounted as of publishing will be crossed out . We'll update this guide throughout the Black Friday and Cyber Monday weekend. If you buy something using links in our stories, we may earn a commission. This helps support our journalism. Just like upgrading the bed you sleep on, few things will improve your life like a good chair. If you park your body in front of a desk all day, it's a good idea to give the humble chair more attention. Some of our favorites are on sale right now. See our Best Office Chairs guide for more. Our top office chair pick is a bit cheaper right now. We've tested more than 35 office chairs in the past year and this is the one to get based on comfort, quality, adjustability, and price. At this price, you'd be hard-pressed to find a cheaper way to get seven points of adjustment. The only thing we don't like is that pet hair tends to cling, so keep a lint roller handy. The Zeph looks wonderful--there are dozens of color customizations--but the only adjustment you can make is to raise the seat up or down.