21 Best Deals: WFH Appliances, Weighted Blankets, and Phones
sad after the holiday can make it difficult to get back to your daily routine. But upgrading your device can set things back scornful easier. Whether it’s a comfortable desk chair to set you up for work from home, an agile robot vacuum to keep your house clean, or a pair of sleeping earplugs for a good night’s sleep— we found some great discounts on those devices etc.
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WFH and smartphone deals
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If you’re looking to upgrade your work station, this standing desk from Complete is our favorite. You can adjust the height by motor, with four choice of height presets. The bamboo top is also eco-friendly and super customizable.
We suggest this chair for those who tend to be hot in their seats. Since it’s all mesh, it helps to release heat from your body. But it’s worth noting that the mesh isn’t most comfortable on bare skin, which can be a problem when you’re wearing summer clothes (or no pants!).
Whether you’re using a MacBook or a Windows PC, this is a great monitor if you want 4K resolution. With an IPS panel, the display is both sharp and vibrant—making it an ideal choice for photo editing. It also comes with a variety of ports, including two HDMI 2.0, DisplayPort, and a USB-C port. It even works in portrait mode and supports VESA mounting.
You may have seen walking pads go viral on TikTok—especially because it’s a great way to increase your step count and keep you in shape during busy work days. by WIRED Arielle Pardes Squeeze 8 miles while simultaneously responding to emails, Slack messages, etc. You should consider if you’re having trouble getting to the gym Monday through Friday, although this is best combined with standing desk.
This mouse is great for both gaming and work. It’s lightweight, comfortable, and super responsive. We also like that it has good wireless range, glides smoothly, and has minimal buttons (aside from a few low-profile programmable buttons on your thumb). It’s dropped to $52 over the holidays, but it’s still a great deal.
If you value portability above everything else, use Lewpow’s C2 monitor. Even with a 15-inch screen, it’s still compact. It also has a great built-in kickstand that is really sturdy. It comes with plenty of connectivity options and also built-in speakers. IPS screen is the weakest among all monitors mobile screen we testedbut it becomes bright.
Google Pixel 7 (8/10, Recommend wired) offers the best value you can get in an Android. It integrates notable features such as bright screen, 90 Hz screen refresh rate, new Tensor G2 chip (with features like Photo Unblur and audio message transcription in Android messages) and Face Unlock. we ready thought it was well priced, but this deal makes it much more affordable. The Pixel 7 Pro has a larger screen, a higher refresh rate, and a 5X optical zoom camera, and it’s also on sale for $749 ($150 off).
If you are using T-Mobile, this is a great unlock Android smartphone (7/10, Recommend wired) with not much money. (It won’t work on Verizon and there’s no 5G on AT&T.) You get an AMOLED display, a rarity at this price, all-day battery life, NFC for making contactless payments via Google Pay. , MicroSD card slot and headphone jack. OnePlus also promises three years of security updates. Just don’t expect much out of the camera.
Beats Fit Pro (9/10, Recommend wired) plays nice with both Android and iPhone. They offer great sound and noise cancellation, along with great battery life. They’re also comfortable to wear—with built-in fins, you can rest assured they’ll fit snugly in your ears. These buds regularly drop to this price point, but we think this is still a good deal.
Nomad Outlet is offering 30% off some of our favorite items from the accessory company, including a sturdy Lightning to USB-C cable, a Base Station wireless charger, and an iPhone leather case. Look over for anything you need! There’s also a great AirPods case and trackpad on sale.
We love Papier’s planners for their beautiful cover designs. You’ll have a variety of layouts to choose from, but the undated Daily Productivity planner is our goal. It has a box for each day, along with sections for notes, priorities, to-do lists, and habit trackers. There are also annual planners, with an overview for each month with goals and to-do lists.
Deals on vacuum cleaners and air purifiers
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Shark’s AI Ultra 2-in-1 (8/10, Recommend wired) is our pick for the best affordable vacuum cleaner combo in the Guide to the best robot vacuum cleaner. It vacuums well and does a great job scrubbing your floors with the included mop bucket and Shark’s exclusive cleaning solution—sold separately, but you can use water instead—without wetting the carpet. We also like that instead of a camera, it uses laser navigation to create an accurate map of your home, allowing you to designate vacuuming and mopping zones through a connected app. .
The price of this cordless vacuum often fluctuates, but this is our favorite premium pick for hard floors. It’s easy to handle, lightweight, and has great battery life—in our tests, we were able to clean our hard floors twice with a single charge. While it’s best for cleaning up recent spills, it’s also capable of Remove stubborn stainsthanks to its Max mode.
This is ours favorite air purifier for small rooms. It’s compact—we could easily put it in the corner of our bedroom—and it works well in spaces as large as 361 square feet. It also comes with an air quality monitor that boosts fan speed if particles are detected and shuts down when no pollution is detected. For spaces less than 250 feet, we recommend the Coway Airmega 150, which is also on sale for $144 ($46 off)—make sure to click the coupon button to apply the discount at checkout.
Dyson’s Cyclone V10 Animals (8/10, Recommend wired) is a great spot for pet owners. With an included motor brush tool, crevice tool, and dusting brush included, you can vacuum pet hair all over the house—whether it’s on the couch, floors, or other areas. difficult to access. It dropped to $400 last month, but we only recommend V10 if you can find it for $450 or less (very rare), so we still consider it a good deal.
Weighted Blankets and Sleep Technology Deals
Find more options in our The best weighted blanket and The best sleep gadget guide.
We recommend Layla’s weighted blanket for those who want to share with a partner, as it comes in a full-size version (in addition to other sizes). It gets discounted often, but this is a great deal.
Casper’s weighted blanket is made of cool cotton, a great choice if you tend to get hot when curled up. You’ll also have a choice between different weight options, including 10, 15, and 20 pounds. If you’re not sure which one to get, WIRED reviewer Medea Giordano says the lighter blanket provides a “comfortable feel” and the heavier blanket is like a “Human Thunder Coat.” .
If you’re looking for a weighted blanket to match your home decor, this patterned blanket comes in a variety of natural colors (we’re deep alpine fans) . At 48 inches wide, it’s also one of the larger options in the range our buying guide.
This is our favorite weighted blanket we’ve tried so far. It’s heavy (we tested the 20-pounder), but the weight is evenly distributed throughout the blanket — there’s no filler inside, which means it won’t pile up in one area. The open knit design also allows air to circulate, keeping you from feeling hot.
It can be hard to find a good pair sleeping bud to wear all night. Flare’s Audio Sleep Pro headphones have soft outer tips that allow you to comfortably tuck them in your ears and rest your head on a pillow. There’s enough noise reduction to help you sleep when you hear nearby sounds (like sirens or roommates rummaging through the fridge late at night), but you’ll still hear loud noises , such as an alarm clock.
The Muse S is a great device if you have trouble meditating. The headband not only helps orient you, but also measures your movement, breathing, brain activity, and heart rate. WIRED contributor Simon Hill says it’s uncomfortable sleep withbut it did help him relax.