Originally priced at $479, the 256GB version of the 9th generation iPad is currently discounted to $399 at Walmart, the best price yet. While this iPad uses the A13 Bionic CPU instead of the faster M1 found in other models, it still has more than enough power for any application. And the 10.2-inch 2160 x 1620 resolution display looks great. A key selling point might be the 3.5mm audio jack, depending on the individual. Rumor has it that Apple’s next entry-level iPad may ditch the headphone jack altogether, though we won’t know for sure until Apple shows it off.
Even without a good graphics card, the Asus ROG Flow X13 is a pretty decent laptop for gaming and other tasks. Regularly priced at $1,599.99, Best Buy discounted the Flow X13 to $1,299.99the lowest price ever for this 2-in-1 convertible.
The 13.4-inch Flow X13 has a 1920 x 1200 display with a 120Hz refresh rate. In particular, it has a 16:10 aspect ratio screen, so you can see more content on the screen at the same time. It’s powered by an AMD Ryzen 9 6900HS processor, which is right up there with AMD’s best mobile CPU. The RTX 3050 Ti graphics card will reach its limits if you try to play demanding titles at high graphics settings, but it will deliver a solid gaming experience with expectations in check. Asus makes an external GPU for the X13 that houses an RTX 3080 which can drastically improve the performance of this laptop, but costs about the same as the laptop itself. Read ours review of the 2021 model of the Flow X13.
Office Depot is currently offering $20 off select Logitech accessories when you use the code SELFMADETECH at the checkout. This offer includes the Logitech MX Keys and MX Keys Mini keyboards as well as the Logitech MX Vertical and Signature M650 wireless mouse. That’s not a huge discount, but this Logitech gear rarely sees any kind of price drop. I’ll go through some of my favorite picks.
The MX Keys series of keyboards has a similar look and feel to Apple’s Magic Keyboard, powered by low-profile scissor switches and featuring backlit keys. Both models can connect to devices either via Bluetooth or via the included 2.4GHz wireless dongle. With code used at checkout, the full-size MX Keys model with the numeric keypad is down to $99.99 (regularly $119.99), while the MX Keys Mini with the 60 percent layout is $79.99 (regularly $99.99).
One of the picks for our back-to-school gift guide, the Logitech Signature M650 is a handy wireless mouse that comes in a variety of fun colors. Regularly priced at $39.99, you can currently get one for $19.99 when you check out with the above code, SELFMADETECH. The uniquely shaped Logitech MX Vertical is also eligible for a discount, dropping its usual price of $99.99 to $79.99.
The Logitech Signature M650 is an ambidextrous wireless mouse powered by a single AA battery that can last up to 24 months without needing a new one. The M650 has a standard five-button layout, includes a 4,000 DPI sensor, and can be paired with devices using Bluetooth or 2.4Ghz wireless connections.
The ergonomically designed Logitech MX Vertical may look a little strange at first glance, but it can be incredibly useful for anyone who suffers from repetitive stress. The MX Vertical recharges via USB-C and can last up to four months on a single charge. The MX Vertical’s unconventional design sacrifices little in terms of functionality, featuring the usual five-button layout with an additional button located below the thumb. It also includes the same 4,000 DPI sensor found in Logitech’s productivity-focused mice.