If we keep talking about it, that’s because we’re excited: This week, the HTC Vive Pro headset is out! For a cool $800, you too can roam around an enormous VR display that is a mindboggling 10 x 10 meters wide, enjoying your integrated headphones, clearer display, and sweet, sweet wireless-ness.
However, we’d be remiss not to mention that you will also need to shell out a couple hundred bucks for a few base stations and controllers. If the idea of blowing through more than a grand for a primo VR setup freaks you out, we worked with our friends at TechBargains to find eight other great tech deals for the weekend.
1. HTC Vive Pro for $800. No, it’s not a deal, but it’s one of the best things we’ve tried this year and we love it.
2. Dell Inspiron 15 Laptop for $500 with code 50OFF499 (list price $680). This budget laptop is one of Dell’s bestsellers for a reason. It offers solid performance for an unbeatable price, all packed into a beautiful case.
3. $200 off the 13-inch MacBook Pro (list price $1500). Get up to $200 off the gold standard of portable computers.
4. $7 off Anker In-ear Soundbuds (list price $28). No, they’re not Jaybirds. But they’re waterproof, secure, and the sound quality is pretty great (for this price point, anyway).
5. $70 off Ecovacs Deebot N79S with code 4ECOVACS (list price $250). Finding a robot vacuum for under $200 is almost unheard-of, so when it happens, you better snap it up.
6. $40 off the Tobii Eye Tracker 4C (list price $150). Ever thought about playing games without your hands, while only using your gorgeous little eyes and face? It’s not a game-changer (ha!) but it’s an interesting new technology that’s now available for only $110.
7. $11 off the Nintendo Switch Joy-Con controller (list price $80). The Switch is so much fun to play, and all your friends think so, too. You probably need a few more of these.
8. $26 off the Tile Sport (list price $100). Attach a durable, waterproof Tile Sport to your backpack or your cooler to be a little less scatterbrained on your outdoor adventures.
9. $27 off the Eufy smart plug (list price $46). A smart plug is an affordable way to turn your desk lamp or coffee maker into a smart device. This plug is also Alexa- and Google Assistant-compatible.
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