It’s time for some spring cleaning, but let’s be smart – both with the technology we buy to help us and the money we spend.
Wellbots has a special special discount on one of the most popular and affordable iRobot Robovacs out there and it’s exclusive to edge Reader. From now until Sunday April 10th you can receive the Roomba i3 Plus for $459 if you use code VERGE40. This promotional code adds an additional $40 off the already reduced price of $499. It’s not the lowest price we’ve seen for this robot vacuum, but it’s the best price since early 2022 – and ever since iRobot added more features like Smart Mapping via a firmware update, making it an even better value. Additionally, if you are in the US, you may not be required to pay sales tax on purchases from Wellbots, depending on which state you live in.
The Roomba i3 Plus is an excellent robot vacuum that self-empties its waste bin into the included cleaning station, holds over a month’s worth of dirt, and has the smart mapping features mentioned above that make it a more efficient cleaning buddy. It also features programmable no-go zones to ensure it focuses on desired spaces in your home. Also, its rollers are designed to handle long hair and pet hair without excessive tangling and clogging. It’s really hard to beat the capabilities of this robot vacuum cleaner without spending hundreds more.
Microsoft is selling select configurations of its convertible Surface Laptop Studio for up to $300 off — Socket and all. The base model comes with an 11th Gen Intel Core i5 CPU, 16GB RAM, 256GB SSD and integrated Intel Iris Xe graphics for $1,422.99 ($177 off). This is not Right as low as a price as we saw late last year with this entry-level model.
The biggest savings are reserved for the step-up model, which shares the same specs but doubles the storage to a 512GB SSD. This one gets you $1,549.99 ($250 off). If you crave a discrete GPU, you can outfit the Surface Laptop Studio with a Core i7 CPU, 16GB RAM, 512GB SSD, and a mid-range Nvidia RTX 3050 Ti for $1,863.99 ($236 off).
Even discounted prices might not be for the faint of heart. Microsoft’s Surface line rarely offers the best value for money alongside other similarly configured laptops. But they usually make up for that with excellent build quality. The Surface Laptop Studio in particular is unlike anything else on the market. Its dual hinge design to support the touchscreen like a drawing tablet is perfect for use with pens. If you’re a developer who can get over the short battery life and limited port selection of this laptop, it offers a unique experience. Read our review.
If that other vital component of your desk setup, your mouse, needs an update, Dell has a very good deal on the Logitech MX Master 3 Advanced. With an electromagnetic scroll wheel to help quickly snip through long documents and websites, and a rechargeable battery said to last up to 70 days before needing to be charged via its USB-C port, this popular Bluetooth mouse is ideal to get the job done. The laser works on almost any surface and can range from 200 to 4,000 DPI to set your mouse’s sensitivity exactly to your liking.
Dell has it for the usual price of $99.99, but you get a $40 digital gift card with itjust pay for something else in the future as Dell’s website offers webcams, headsets and even some gaming accessories. Read our hands-on impressions.
TCL’s 55-inch 6 Series 4K TV has been a regular guest in ours Verge Deals reporting this week. First, Best Buy impressed us with a price drop that brought it down to $659.99 (regularly $949.99), but the retailer recently dropped the price even further. You can get those now 55-inch Mini LED-equipped 6 Series for $619.99 ($330 discount). Rest assured that if you’ve already jumped for the previous deal, You can get honored the new price. Best Buy has too the 65-inch version for $999.99 ($300 off) which is also a solid deal if you want to go bigger.
One of the highlights of this model is the mini LED backlight, which offers more brightness and more accurate illumination than standard LED backlights. Not to mention that it uses a quantum dot layer for more brilliant contrast, so the combination of the two technologies brings real performance to movies, games and more. For gamers, this TV offers two HDMI 2.1 ports that support 4K gameplay at up to 120Hz, depending on the game. Read our review.
Other offers to liven up your weekend:
https://www.theverge.com/good-deals/2022/4/9/23016504/irobot-roomba-i3-plus-vacuum-microsoft-surface-laptop-studio-drop-mt3-mechanical-keycaps-deal-sale Edge readers can save $90 on the iRobot Roomba i3 Plus robot vacuum