53 Best Cyber Monday Deals Under $50 (2021): Cheap Things We Love
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Almost every Roku device goes on sale around the holidays, but the Streaming Stick 4K is one of the most affordable options. Roku Buying Guide contains in-depth information about the different models. Suffice it to say that this $30 stick should do the trick for most people. It doesn’t have hands-free controls in the way that more expensive versions do, but it works with the majority of streaming services and has an easy-to-use interface. An older version of Streaming Stick Plus Headphones Edition is also discounted to $40 ($20 off).
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This streaming stick is sold out all the time, but $25 is the lowest price you’ll find outside of Prime Day. It’s a good option for people who are already well established in the Amazon ecosystem. Watched a lot of Prime Video? Do you prefer Alexa over other voice assistants? This may be the best option.
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The Chromecast with Google TV (8/10, WIRED recommends) is our top pick for cord-cutters that prefer smartphone streaming. Works with iOS and Android devices. The interface is easy to use and navigable, and Google Assistant adds voice search functionality. We don’t like limited storage, but there is a way to manually clear the cache if performance slows down.
Govee makes some of my favorite WIRED smart bulbs, and these strips are no exception. They take backlighting to new heights. LEDs will react to on-screen visuals or music, pulse, cycle, or perform another action of your choice from a wide range of presets. This price is one of the best WIRED tracked. We don’t like the fact that there is a camera built into the product without a physical privacy cover, although workarounds are possible. Read more in the in-depth review.
While it’s somewhat limited, and you need an Alexa-enabled device to set it up, this smart light offers a wide range of colors and modes, including fun options like Disco and Underwater. You can enable tap control to switch colors, and you can tweak everything on and off remotely from the Alexa app.
This is one of the best indoor surveillance cameras. It is especially good for pet owners. Aside from detection, the camera features pet commands, allowing you to play a pre-recorded message to calm (or train) pets from afar. The price is as good as it gets. Note that Eufy had a security incident in May that exposed camera feeds to its users, an issue that has since been resolved. You can read more about it – and find some general safety tips – in our guide.
We think this cold brew maker is the best of the bunch. The Primula Burke is easy to use and clean. It also makes a great gift. The discount may not sound very exciting, but this is the cheapest price for the product since February.
This is the best portable milk frother. Makes it easy to get the perfect texture for latte, cappuccino or fancy cocktails. It’s also much more affordable than a robotic countertop machine, even before the Cyber Monday discount. That extra $10 discount is icing on a cake pop.
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Colgate Home (9/10, recommends WIRED) is the best electric toothbrush for most people. It’s small, it’s cute, and it has an app that helps keep track of your dental hygiene habits. The app is optional, but it offers rewards that can be used for things like extra brush heads. This is the rechargeable version; The battery-powered version is also discounted (although down to $20 on Prime Day).
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One of our favorite electric toothbrushes, this lightweight brush is a good hybrid to brush with more power than a manual toothbrush without a lot of bells, whistles or teeth chatter modes. The battery-powered version is also on sale for $15 ($10 off).
Many WIRED employees use this sunscreen every day. It provides a pearly glow without a white cast or a lot of shine, and it’s lightweight enough to be layered seamlessly with other skincare products. The entire Kinship website is 20% off.
Headspace typically costs $13 per month, but for Cyber Week it sells for $5 per month. You can buy monthly memberships or get a year’s subscription for $35. She has guided meditations tailored to a variety of needs, from dealing with climate anxiety to getting better sleep. Although meditation apps are not for everyone, we have a guide to get the most out of them.
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This vibrating necklace is elegant and discreet enough to be worn as an everyday jewelry. Its vibrations are more husky than it is choppy—think of it as a sluggish bullet. For more ideas, check out our roundup of the best sex techniques.
Shopping for sex toys can be intimidating and confusing. There are many options on the market, and trying to find something basic and friendly is more difficult than one would expect. Amor is a great choice for those looking for a no-frills, uncomplicated dildo.
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Underwear that can keep your clothes protected during your period can be very easy to use, and Proof is one of our favorite brands, offering four levels of absorbency. Use our promo code WIRED25 for 25 percent off online.
These gentle yet effective pimple patches are featured in this teen gift guide, but they’ll work well for all ages and skin types. Put on a cute star shaped decal and get ready to be amazed and thrilled as the excess oil is sucked up by the power of science. This brand holds sales only a few times a year.
This discount appears during checkout. Michelle Fan is the original beauty guru on YouTube. Her company’s lip pad is a combination of lipstick and lip balm. It moisturizes without feeling sticky, and leaves behind a light wash of color that looks good on everyone. All five shades are universally attractive. This product was featured in our guide to the best gifts from BIPOC-owned businesses.
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Padded gloves add warmth to an existing mittens or mittens, but they can also work on their own on colder days. It’s thin and won’t lose dexterity, so it can be especially gentle for tasks like yard work or vehicle maintenance at low temperatures.
Every camp kitchen needs a pot like this. It holds just under a liter of liquid, so it works for making coffee, heating up cans, or preparing a quick meal. The drip spout makes pouring easy, and the lightweight design makes it easy to carry.
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This shirt will be featured in an upcoming WIRED guide. No research Like a hiking shirt, but don’t let the design fool you. Moisture-wicking fabric, a breathable core, and a reversible sun collar are designed to help regulate body temperature. There are plenty of color and size options to choose from. We’ve seen it drop to $39, when it went on sale.
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There are plenty of Japanese-themed snack boxes on the market, but Bokksu is unusually specific. Each month focuses on a different region, cuisine style, or cultural cornerstone. It’s a good way to broaden your horizons if you’ve already tried a lot of Japanese snacks. Read more about it in our guide to the best snack subscription boxes.
This chili sauce goes well with everythingSuch as eggs, pizza, ice cream, tuna salad, or regular salad. It’s hot enough to give a kick without overpowering it. Fly by Jing is featured in our guide to the best gifts from BIPOC-owned businesses.
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Whether you want to add plants to your home or gift them, this subscription may be perfect for bringing more greenery into your life. The plants come well packaged and there are easy-to-follow care instructions.
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We were impressed by the older iteration of this smart dog collar. It uses Wi-Fi, cell networks, and GPS to track your pup’s whereabouts. If you ever lose Fido, Fi can help you find it. The battery lasts for up to three months at a time, and the collar also features a built-in nighttime walking light. It can also calculate their steps, if you have a desire to get another fitness statistic.