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You may have already seen Engadget posting reviews from our friends atThe Wirecutter. Now, from time to time, we'll also be publishing their recommended deals on some of their top picks. Read on, and strike while the iron is hot—some of these sales could expire mighty soon.
Street price: $700; MSRP: $700; Deal price: $600
This Best Buy sale is the first one we've seen on the iPad since their recent price drop and it comes in a full $50 under the best price we've seen to date.
The iPad Pro 9.7" 128GB is our upgrade pick in our iPad guide. Dan Frakes said, "If you need better performance for media editing, multitasking, or gaming; support for Apple's fantastic Pencil stylus; better color accuracy; smartphone-class cameras; more storage capacity; or a huge screen, one of the two iPad Pro models is for you."
Street price: $200; MSRP: $200; Deal price: $130
This is a new low for the TomTom Spark Music, a Bluetooth headphone enabled GPS running watch. The Spark Music tends to stay trend near the $200 retail price, and while we have seen it on sale for $150 a few times before, this deal is $20 below that previous lowest sale and a huge drop from the average street price.
The TomTom Spark Music is our music playback pick in our guide for the best GPS running watch. Jim McDannald wrote, "If you love listening to music on the run and want to leave your smartphone or mp3 player at home, the TomTom Spark Music could be worth the trade-off in accuracy, fit, and features. Along with gathering GPS data about your run, the Spark Music transmits your music wirelessly to Bluetooth headphones for playback. TomTom's Bluetooth earbuds are included for another $50 at the time of writing, though you can use your own."
On music playback and storage, "Along with 3 GB of storage for music, the Spark Music has the basic features you'd find in other GPS running watches, included daily activity tracking. We found uploading music to the device, pairing with Bluetooth headphones, and playing music straightforward with the provided directions."
Street price: $80 (new); MSRP: $130 (new); Deal price: $42
A good sale on a refurbished model of this headset at $42 (that price includes the $5 shipping charge), which includes a 90 warranty from Woot. We haven't seen many discounts on this item in the past few months with the lowest price for a new model falling to $69 back in May. Presently, it still runs $80 and above new before shipping at most retailers.
The Plantronics Voyager Edge is our pick for the best Bluetooth headset. Nick Guy said, "The Voyager Edge hits all the right notes for a Bluetooth headset. A panel of Wirecutter writers and editors agreed that its outgoing audio sounded better than that of other models, and its incoming-call quality is also excellent. Although it didn't prove to be the single most impressive model in terms of battery life or range, its performance in those categories was still quite good. And although no headset is perfect for all ears, another panel of testers said that the Voyager Edge was one of the most comfortable."
Regarding the battery life, he wrote, "The Voyager Edge also stands out in battery life. Plantronics promises 6 hours of actual talk time, which you can extend to 16 using the included charger case. (The Voyager Edge offers seven days of standby time on a charge, not including the extra standby time the charging case provides.) PCMag tested the real-world battery life of both devices, and the Voyager Edge lasted 5 hours, 55 minutes. In our streaming-audio test, the headset was able to stream music for 6 hours, 16 minutes."
Street price: $160; MSRP: $200; Deal price: $130
Here's the best price we've seen on this bag in months, on sale at $130. While there was a fantastic $95 sale six months ago, it's been trending much higher since.
The Lowepro ProTactic 350 AW is one of the backpacks we like in our guide to the best camera bags and accessories to carry with you. Mike Perlman wrote that it's "durable and easy to access, and has a design that doesn't scream "camera bag!"
Others agree: Derrick Story, aka The Nimble Photographer, opts for the diminutive Lowepro ProTactic 350 AW because "it's durable, comfortable, and provides access from three sides. It's also easy to secure from intruders." He also said, "I like its rugged tactical appearance."
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