The Apple Watch Series 7 is $ 50 off, plus the rest of the week’s best tech deals

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A number of gadgets from smartwatches to headphones to smart thermostats went on sale this week. You can get a total of $ 50 off many 41mm Apple Watch Series 7 models at Amazon right now, while Bose’s QuietComfort 45 headphones are back down to their Black Friday price. A few AMD Ryzen 5000 processors are still on sale, plus a bunch of Samsung storage devices have received decent discounts – including the T7 Touch portable drive. Here are the best tech deals from this week that you can still get today.

Apple Watch Series 7

Apple Watch Series 7

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Certain colors of the Apple Watch Series 7 are down to $ 349, or $ 50 off their normal price. Apple’s latest flagship smartwatch earned a score of 90 from us for its slightly larger display, faster charging and handy watchOS8 features.

Buy Apple Wach Series 7 at Amazon – $ 349

Apple AirPods (3rd gen)

Apple totally overhauled AirPods for the third-generation version with the biggest changes coming in the design and audio quality.

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Apple’s latest AirPods are down to $ 145 at Woot, or $ 35 off their normal price. We gave them a score of 88 for their improved design, better sound quality and long battery life.

Buy AirPods (3rd gen) at Woot – $ 145

Bose QuietComfort 45

With the latest installment in its popular QuietComfort lineup, Bose revisits some of its best headphones ever with timely upgrades.

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The Bose QC45 headphones are on sale for $ 279, which is their all-time-low price that we saw last Black Friday. We gave the cans a score of 86 for their excellent sound quality, strong ANC and comfortable fit.

Buy QuietComfort 45 at Amazon – $ 279

AMD Ryzen 5000 series

AMD Ryzen processor

AMD

Some of AMD’s Ryzen 5000 processors are down to record-low prices at Amazon right now. The six-core Ryzen 5 5600X, arguably the best value of them all, is down to for $ 230 in the US and £ 210 in the UK. The 16-core Ryzen 5950X is also on sale for $ 599 in the US and £ 539 in the UK.

Buy Ryzen 5 5600X on Amazon (US) – $ 230 Buy Ryzen 5 5600X on Amazon (UK) – £ 210 Buy Ryzen 9 5950X on Amazon US – $ 599 Buy Ryzen 9 5950X on Amazon UK – £ 539

Nintendo eShop gift card

Nintendo Switch OLED, regular Switch, 3DS XL, Nintendo DS, Game Boy Advance SP

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Amazon knocked 10 percent off Nintendo’s $ 50 eShop gift card, bringing it down to $ 45. It’s a modest discount, but a good one if you want some extra funds to add games to your Switch.

Buy $ 50 eShop Gift Card at Amazon – $ 45

Samsung T7 Touch (1TB)

Samsung T7 Touch SSD in black and silver against a white background.

Samsung

The T7 Touch portable SSD in 1TB is on sale for $ 140 across the web. This palm-sized drive works with most devices thanks to the duo of cables it comes with, and it supports 1,050 MB / s read speeds, 1,000 MB / s write speeds, AES 256-bit encryption and Dynamic Thermal Guard.

Buy Samsung T7 Touch (1TB) at Amazon – $ 140 Buy Samsung T7 Touch (1TB) at Best Buy – $ 140 Buy Samsung T7 Touch (1TB) at B&H – $ 140

Samsung 980 Pro SSD (2TB)

Samsung’s 980 Pro internal drive in 2TB is 35 percent off and down to $ 280 – a great price for a powerful SSD that works with the PS5 (provided you have a heatsink). It has read speeds up to 7,000 MB / s, advanced thermal controls and works with Samsung’s Magician Software, which lets you check its health and optimize settings as you’d like.

Buy Samsung 980 Pro (2TB) at Amazon – $ 280

Google Nest Thermostat

Nest Thermostat

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Google’s Nest Thermostat is on sale for $ 93 right now, which is 29 percent off its normal price. It’s a more affordable version of the Nest Learning Thermostat and it uses a feature called Savings Finder to suggests ways you can conserve energy in your home.

Buy Nest Thermostat at Amazon – $ 93

Google Nest Hub Max

Google Next Hub Max.

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The Google Nest Hub Max is on sale for $ 169 right now, which is close to its record-low price. We gave the large smart display a score of 86 for its good sound quality, gesture controls and ability to work as a Nest Cam.

Buy Nest Hub Max at Adorama – $ 169 Buy Nest Hub Max at B&H – $ 169

Paramount + anniversary sale

Spartans in 'Halo' TV series on Paramount +

Paramount +

Through March 7, new subscribers can get a few months of Paramount + for only $ 1. Use the code BIRTHDAY when you sign up to get the ad-supported Essential plan for $ 1 per month for three months, or the ad-free Premium plan for $ 2 per month for the same amount of time.

Subscribe to Paramount + starting at $ 1 / month

Eero Pro 6

Amazon Eero Pro 6

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The Eero Pro 6 two-pack is $ 80 off for Prime members, bringing the price down to $ 319. This system can cover up to 3,500 square feet and it supports WiFi 6, gigabit speeds and a built-in Zigbee smart home hub.

Buy Eero Pro 6 (2 pack) at Amazon – $ 319

Samsung Galaxy S22 series

Amazon’s offering a $ 100 credit to those that order any of the three smartphones in the new Samsung Galaxy S22 lineup. All you have to do is enter the promo code on the product page before you check out, and you’ll get an email after your handset ships with the details of the credit being added to your Amazon account. Those considering the Galaxy S22 have an extra incentive on top of that – $ 100 off in the form of an on-page coupon that you can clip, which will bring the price of the base model down to $ 700.

Buy Galaxy S22 Ultra at Amazon – $ 1,200 Buy Galaxy S22 + at Amazon – $ 1,000 Buy Galaxy S22 at Amazon – $ 700

Roku Streaming Stick 4K +

Roku’s new Streaming Stick 4K + is down to $ 49, or 30 percent off its normal price. In addition to 4K streaming, it supports HDR10 +, a faster processor and it comes bundled with the Roku Voice Remote Pro, which lets you use voice commands to search and issue verbal commands.

Buy Roku Streaming Stick 4K + at Amazon – $ 49

Instant Pot Max

The six-quart Instant Pot Max is down to a record low of $ 74, or half off its normal price. This multicooker has a large touch screen for easy programming, 15psi of pressure so you can experiment with canning and a sous vide cooking option.

Buy Instant Pot Max at Amazon – $ 74

New tech deals

Apple MagSafe battery pack

Apple’s magnetic battery pack for iPhones is down to $ 88, which is 11 percent off its normal price. We have seen it cheaper in the past, but this is the best price we’ve seen since December. The accessory attaches magnetically to the back of the latest iPhones and provides up to 15W of wireless charging.

Buy MagSafe battery pack at Amazon – $ 88

NordVPN

NordVPN’s latest sale knocks the price of a two-year subscription down to just under $ 96, plus you’ll get a free gift on top of it. The prize isn’t anything physical, but rather additional subscription time on top of the two-year plan you paid for. Prizes are chosen at random, but after you make your purchase, you’ll get either an extra month, and extra year or an extra two years added on to your subscription.

Subscribe to NordVPN (2 years) – $ 96

Amazon Luna

Amazon’s Luna controller is 29 percent off right now, bringing it down to $ 50. It’s designed to work with the company’s Luna cloud gaming platform, and it’s wireless and works with a bunch of operating systems including Mac, Windows, iOS, Fire TVs and others.

Buy Luna controller at Amazon – $ 50

Anchor Eufy RoboVac X8 Hybrid

This Eufy robot vac-and-mop machine is $ 200 off and down to $ 450. It’s a good robot vacuum to consider if you want strong suction as well as a mopping feature that can better clean hardwood floors and tile. Plus, this machine maps out your home as it cleans, so you can send it to specific rooms and areas during future jobs.

Buy Eufy RoboVac X8 Hybrid at Amazon – $ 450

Insta360 One X2

This tiny camera is 10 percent off and down to a record low of $ 387. It’s a waterproof action cam that can shoot 360-degree video in 5K, and it supports advanced stabilization without the need for a gimbal and features like hyperlapse.

Buy Insta360 One X2 at Amazon – $ 387

UK deals

AirPods (2nd gen)

Apple’s second-generation AirPods are down to £ 99 at Amazon. These do not have some of the bells and whistles that the new third-gen models do, but they remain a decent option for Apple users on a budget. We gave them a score of 84 when they first came out for their improved wireless performance and solid battery life.

Buy AirPods at Amazon – £ 99

Kindle Paperwhite

A bunch of Kindle e-readers are on sale in the UK right now, including the new Paperwhite for £ 100. The Signature Edition, which we called the best e-reader by far, is down to £ 150 as well.

Shop Kindle sale at Amazon

Fitbit Sense

Fitbit’s most advanced smartwatch, the Sense, is down to £ 189 right now. That’s not a record low, but it’s still 37 percent off its usual rate. We gave it a score of 82 for its comprehensive health tracking features and big, bold display.

Buy Fitbit Sense at Amazon – £ 189

Jabra Elite 75t earbuds

John Lewis has the Elite 75ts for £ 79, which is nearly half off their usual rate. We gave the buds a score of 87 when they first came out for their good audio quality, long battery life and small, comfortable design.

Buy Jabra Elite 75t at John Lewis – £ 79

Anchor Nano II 65W GaN charger

The Anker Nano II 65W GaN charger is down to £ 38 right now, or 16 percent off its norma price. Not only is this brick much smaller than most other chargers with similar wattage, but it also has GaN technology, which will help reduce overheating and keep it power efficient.

Buy Nano II 65W charger at Amazon – £ 38

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