M2 Mac mini starts at $499, Sonos One Gen 2 at $134, and more in Wednesday’s best deals
The M2 Mac mini tops all-time lows today’s best Apple offerings from $499. We’re also tracking a rare opportunity to save on the Sonos One Gen 2 speaker at $134to go along with the best price yet on UGREEN’s Nexode 100W Charger with MagSafe 15W in $144. Hit the jump for all that and more in the latest 9to5Toys lunch break.
Pricing for the M2 Mac mini starts at $499, which is an all-time low
B&H now offers its best price yet on Apple’s latest M2 Mac mini. The best place to start is with the base model M2 Mac mini with 256GB $499 charged. Now clocking in at $100 from the usual $599 price tag, there’s nothing egregious about this compact machine’s performance. It matches what we previously mentioned from July and comes in at $50 less than Prime Day.
If you need some extra power behind a macOS desktop, the savings today continue with the M2 Pro Mac mini. The 10-core CPU and 16-core GPU arrive packed into the same form factor as the base model above, just with 16GB of RAM and 512GB of onboard SSD storage. It is now selling to $1,149 at B&H from the usual price of $1,299 and you’ll save $150 along the way. This is one of the best discounts we’ve seen so far and comes in at $50 as mentioned earlier.
We also detail what to expect from the experience in a recent hands-on review.
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The Sonos One Gen 2 speaker offers AirPlay 2 at $134
Sonos is now introducing its internally revamped One Gen 2 smart speaker $134 charged. Down from the original price of $219, we usually see refurbished offerings going up to $179. Today’s deal offers not only a rare opportunity to have this offer in stock, but an even rarer opportunity to find any additional savings attached. It has now reached $85 and has fallen to a new all-time low. The Sonos One Gen 2 arrives as one of the more standalone smart speakers from the brand, and brings with it a few improvements to go with the second-gen title. By pairing directly with your Wi-Fi network or with the rest of the Sonos ecosystem, this speaker can work entirely on its own to stream tunes directly from Apple Music and Spotify, plus sync with other speakers and soundbars for a more immersive, whole-home sound setup. home theater, and more. AirPlay 2 support makes this particularly compelling for Apple users, too.
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UGREEN Nexode 100W Charger with 15W MagSafe drops to a new low of $144
After its launch at the end of the month, the all-new UGREEN Nexode 100W USB-C Charger with MagSafe is now on sale. Well, technically it was for sale at launch. But now, it has fallen to a new all-time low. Now at Amazon When you clip the coupon on the page, you can reduce the price of the 4-in-1 Charger to… $144. That’s less than the usual $180 price tag with a savings of 20%. These new all-time low watches come in at $6 under the original launch discount we’ve also seen. Get the full scoop on our launch coverage.
UGREEN’s new Nexode 100W charger arrives in a funky 4-in-1 design. Ordinarily, that means four ports for connecting your gear. But with this new version, that actually means dual USB-C ports, a USB-A slot, and a 15W MagSafe charger on top. All housed inside a square cylindrical form factor, the desktop design can outpace the upcoming iPhone 14 or 15 series at its full rate while still having enough juice for the MacBook and other accessories.
The Elago StandBy MS1 MagSafe Stand comes in at $17
Elago’s official Amazon storefront is currently offering the MS1 MagSafe Charging Stand for $17. Today’s offer usually goes for $22 or more, and now marks a new low for 2023 at $50 off. It’s an additional $1 less than what we reported the previous July, and it’s one of the firsts this year as well. Made of premium silicone so it won’t scratch your device, this stand features a cone-shaped design that will transform your existing MagSafe charger into a desk or counter-friendly base.
It’s compatible with all of Apple’s latest iPhone 14 as well as Series 12 and 13 phones, and it’s a great way to monitor notifications and the like while charging in addition to all of the newfound StandBy features in iOS 17. A closer look at what to expect in our Tested with 9to5Toys Review the similar MS2 stand from Elago.
Philips Hue filament lights start at $29
Amazon is now offering a rare opportunity to save on popular Philips Hue filament smart bulbs After the coupons on the page are clipped. Shipping is free across the board. Our favorite is the A19 Smart Edison Bulb $29. Typically at $40, you’re looking at a new all-time low with a saving of 28%. And this is the best price of the year at $1 as mentioned earlier as well.
Detailed below, the complete list of Philips Hue filament bulbs arrives with a unique design that is meant to be displayed rather than hidden behind a lampshade or in a recessed fixture. Each one has the usual White Ambiance set of features, including dimmable lighting, adjustable color temperature, and Alexa and Assistant support via Bluetooth. You can use Zigbee integration, and these vintage Edison-style bulbs also work with Siri and HomeKit thanks to the Hue hub.
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