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The new Blink Mini 2 home security camera is on sale for only $30 right now

Blink's new indoor/outdoor camera was announced last month.

The Blink Mini 2 home security camera is 25 percent off in both colors — black and white — in a deal on Amazon, bringing the already budget-friendly system down to just $30. It can be used indoors or outdoors.

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Cheyenne MacDonald
Cheyenne MacDonald
16 hours ago
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Bluesky now allows heads of state to join the platform

The official account shared that it's lifted the ban that's been in place for the last year.

A post from the official Bluesky account on Friday notified users that it's lifted its ban on heads of state. The policy has been in place for the last year. Bluesky recently opened itself up to public signups after previously requiring invite codes.

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Cheyenne MacDonald
Cheyenne MacDonald
04.13.2024
Sony WF-1000XM5 earbuds in black pictured on a tray next to the charging case, a silver watch and a Sony smartphone

Our favorite Sony wireless earbuds are on sale for a record-low price

The WF-1000XM5 true wireless earbuds are Sony’s best yet, and they’re $70 off.

Sony's WF-1000XM5 earbuds are 23 percent off their normal price of $300, bringing them down to just $230. It's the best price yet for the premium earbud, which offer noise cancellation, adaptive sound and many more features.

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Cheyenne MacDonald
Cheyenne MacDonald
04.13.2024

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The best tablets

The best tablets for 2024

We’ve got tablet picks for every ecosystem along with some more affordable options too.

You might want a tablet to be your main portable device, or to replace your laptop entirely. These are the best slabs you can get right now.

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Sam Rutherford
Sam Rutherford
04.12.2024
The best laptops

The best laptops for 2024

There's no shortage of sleek and powerful laptops and Chromebooks out there. These are our top picks.

Picking your next laptop can be a daunting task. The Engadget team has tested and reviewed dozens of laptops and these are our favorites.

The best gaming laptops

The best gaming laptops for 2024

We reviewed dozens of portable PCs — these are our favorite gaming laptops.

There's never been a better time to buy a gaming laptop. These are our top picks that we've tested and reviewed that will fit all kinds of use cases and budgets.

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Devindra Hardawar
Devindra Hardawar
04.11.2024
The best cheap Windows laptops

The best cheap Windows laptops for 2024

These top Windows laptops are all under $700.

Here's a list of the best cheap Windows laptops you can buy, as reviewed by Engadget editors.

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Valentina Palladino
Valentina Palladino
04.11.2024

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