If you’re looking for a way to streamline your workflow, the Elgato Stream Deck XL is a handy little tool that’ll help you do just that. It’s normally $249.99, but right now, you can buy it on sale for $199.99 ($50 off) at Amazon and Best Buy. That’s the best price we’ve seen on the device all year and only $10 shy of its all-time low.
We here at The Verge are big fans of Stream Decks, which are essentially gadgets with LCD keys you can program to quickly perform a range of tasks with just a click of a button. That includes everything from updating Slack statuses and launching Spotify playlists to even controlling other smart home devices. Unlike other Stream Decks, however, this one comes with 32 customizable macro buttons so you can create even more shortcuts.
The Stream Deck XL is the 32-key version of the Elgato Stream Deck. It doesn’t feature a swappable faceplate like the MK. 2 version of the standard Stream Deck, but it has more than double the number of buttons to push.
If you’re looking to add a pop of color to your home or simply brighten things up, this Philips Hue smart bulb kit deal will help you do so. Right now, you can buy a full Philips Hue E26 starter kit for $89.99 ($30 off) from Amazon and Best Buy. Along with two A19 white and color ambiance bulbs, the kit includes a Hue Bridge.
The kit’s color-changing smart bulbs offer 800 lumens of brightness and radiate over 16 million colors of light. They’re also conveniently compatible with Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant, so you can control them with your voice. Plus, the kit’s included Hue Bridge lets you set lighting routines as well as connect up to 50 lights.
The Philips Hue Starter Kit comes with a Hue Bridge and two color-changing A19 smart bulbs. The Bluetooth-enabled smart bulbs feature simple functionality and allow for a broad range of colors, giving you a quick means of controlling your lighting.
If you’re flying out soon for summer vacation, you might want to pick up a pair of the Bose QuietComfort 45 headphones so you can enjoy your in-flight entertainment in peace. These are our favorite pair of noise-canceling headphones for travel and are currently on sale for $279 ($50 off) at Amazon, Bose, and Best Buy. That’s not as steep of a discount as the $199 all-time low we saw during Amazon Prime Day, but it’s still a decent one.
There are a lot of reasons we recommend these over-ear headphones for travel. The QC45 feature an exceptionally comfortable design, so you can wear them during long flights without suffering from ear fatigue. They’re also capable of lasting a full day on a single charge, and you can quickly recharge them thanks to USB-C support. Plus, along with terrific noise cancellation and sound quality, you can also customize EQ.
Speaking of travel, if you’d like a charger you can easily pack and carry while on the go, Anker’s 511 Charger is on sale for $11.99 ($8 off) in all colors at Amazon. You can also buy it direct from Anker with promo code WS7DCF16TX.
The USB-C charger is capable of delivering 20 watts of power to smartphones but also other electronics, including tablets, earbuds, and even handheld consoles like the Nintendo Switch. The wall charger’s also exceptionally small, so you’ll have no trouble slipping it into your purse, pocket, or whatever else you prefer.
A couple more ways to save
- If you prefer a more colorful charger than Anker’s, Case-Mate’s Fuel USB-C Charger is back on sale starting at $21.86 ($8 off) at Amazon in various colors. The translucent charger juices up phones, Nintendo Switch consoles, and tablets with 30 watts of power.
- The Yale Assure Lock 2, our favorite smart lock, is on sale for $129.99 ($30 off) at Best Buy in the satin nickel colorway. The sleek Yale Assure Lock 2 works with every smart home platform and offers a wide range of unlocking options. Read our review.
- You can buy the latest version of the 32-inch Samsung M8 Smart Monitor for $599.99 ($100 off) from Amazon. The monitor acts as a 4K monitor as well as a TV. We tested its predecessor last year and considered it to be a decent monitor and TV, one that’s a good buy if you’re looking for a two-in-one device.
- The Jabra Elite 7 Pro earbuds are on sale for $139.99 ($60 off) from Amazon. These wireless earbuds come with active noise cancellation along with great voice call quality. Read our review.