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HP’s latest 15-inch Omen gaming laptop is $300 off at Best Buy

HP’s latest 15-inch Omen gaming laptop is $300 off at Best Buy


It packs in a six-core processor, the RTX 2060, a 300Hz refresh rate display, and more

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The HP Omen 15, Intel system

HP’s redesigned 15.6-inch Omen gaming laptop is $300 off at Best Buy when you’re signed in with a free account and have student deals activated (it also helps to refresh the product page a few times if this box isn’t showing up). This configuration is normally $1,450, but it’s $1,150 until August 23rd when you click the “Apply Offer” box under the sale price. This machine released just a few months ago, and for this low price, it offers probably the best bang for your buck that I’ve seen in a laptop recently.

It has Intel’s Core i7-10750H six-core CPU, Nvidia’s RTX 2060 graphics chip, a 1080p display with a super-fast 300Hz refresh rate display, 16GB of RAM, and finally, a 512GB NVMe SSD. Oh, and it has a Thunderbolt 3 port, so it really checks a lot of boxes from a value and performance perspective. In most cases, you’d be lucky to spend around $1,400 to get all of these specs, which is why today’s deal is noteworthy.

HP 15.6-inch Omen gaming laptop (2020) /

Was $1,450, now 20% off when you log in with a My Best Buy account and tick the box to save an extra $100

$1,150 at Best Buy

Samsung’s Galaxy Buds Plus are $100 ($50 off) at Verizon’s online store. They’re available in all four colors (red, white, black, blue). The deals keep getting better, and at this point, I wouldn’t suggest spending over $100 for this model. These have great sound quality and long-lasting battery life. The case charges via USB-C or by resting on a Qi wireless charger. Even some recent Samsung phones can wirelessly recharge them.

(Note: Given that I recently promoted a refurbished deal from Best Buy that was around this price, I’ll refrain from doing that again unless it’s significantly more affordable than this.)

Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus /

Was $150, now 33% off

$100 at Verizon
Genki Covert Dock
Photo by Cameron Faulkner / The Verge

It looks like Human Things saw too many friends of friends trying to get a deal on the Covert Dock. The offer code unfortunately no longer works.

The Genki Covert Dock that can serve as a portable Switch dock normally costs $75. That’s not exactly cheap, as I pointed out in my recent review, but (thanks to Slickdeals for pointing it out) you can save about $10 on the cost with a promo code. Add one to your cart, then enter the code FRIENDOFAFRIEND. You’ll then see the cost go down to $63.75.

This dock acts just like Nintendo’s own dock that comes included with each Switch, except it’s considerably smaller, and you can connect other USB-C devices to it, like a phone, tablet, or a laptop.