This week was a great week in Gadget Land. Not only did Apple release a new desktop and new AirPods, it released the latest version of its beloved iPad Mini and iPad Air . Amazon also issued its latest Kindle ebook reader, and it costs less than $100. But while we wait for our credit cards to clear and our shipping boxes to arrive, we found 19 of our favorite deals on a great drone, a very affordable backpacking bundle, and much more.
If you're gearing up for your spring adventures, REI's member rewards sale is going on through April 8. Members can get 20 percent off one full-priced item, and 20 percent off one item at REI Outlet, with the code MEMPERKS2019.
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The GoPro Hero7 Is $100 Off
Our reviewer Brent Rose refers to the GoPro as "the Band-Aid of action cameras," but that's for a good reason. The latest iteration has truly impressive in-camera image stabilization, a waterproof mic, and livestreaming features that will fill your chosen audience with envy. Pick it up now so you can have it for all your summer adventures later.
PC and Gaming Deals
Acer Swift 7 Laptop for $1,400 ($300 off): Acer bills this "ultraportable" as the world's thinnest laptop. Our reviewer Chris Null notes that they manage to pack quite a bit into a computer that's less than a centimeter thick.
Acer Predator 17 X Gaming Laptop for $2,407 ($1,213 off): This gaming laptop runs Windows 10 Home, an Intel i7 processor, and an Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 graphics card.
Alienware 15 Gaming Laptop for $2,900 ($720 off): Use code SAVE17 at checkout to get the full discount. Continuing our expensive high-end gaming computer trend this weekend, this Alienware is packed with an 8th-generation six-core Intel Core i9, 8-gigabyte Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080, 16 GB of RAM, and customizable LED lights.
Acer X27 27-Inch Predator Gaming Monitor for $1,800 ($200 off): We're including just one more Acer deal. This gaming monitor has a 27-inch display, a 144Hz refresh rate, and several different kinds of inputs.
SteelSeries Arctis 7 Gaming Headset for $104 ($46 off): To get this deal, sign up for a free account. We voted this our best wireless gaming headset for PC users. It's also $126 at Amazon.
Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle for $20 ($40 off): Our reviewer Julie Muncy says that this game is a rollicking good time , despite the presence of the most annoying cartoon rabbits in existence. It's also one of our favorite games on Switch .
Fire Emblem Warriors for Nintendo Switch for $32 ($28 off): Our reviewer Julie Muncy says that this old-school medieval fantasy game is compelling.
Vizio 55-Inch Red LED 4K HDR Smart TV for $750 ($50 off): Not only is this a great deal on the TV itself, Dell will throw in an additional $200 gift card when you put it in your cart.
Samsung 256GB MicroSD Card for $40 ($15 off): This is a high-performance SD card that would be great for high-resolution pictures, drone footage, or just about anything else you might need. If you need more space on a smartphone or Nintendo Switch, this should tide you over for years.
TP-Link Wi-Fi Smart Plug with 2 Outlets for $25 ($10 off): A smart plug is one of the easiest ways to make your home more energy-efficient .
Harman Kardon Omni 20+ for $130 ($220 off): Harman Kardon's wireless speakers aren't Sonos-beaters, but they do have two 90-mm woofers, two 19-mm tweeters, and Chromecast built in.
Google Home for $96 ($32 off): Surprise surprise, Google's all-purpose voice-activated speaker made our list of best Google Home speakers .
Nest Cam IQ Indoor for $225 ($75 off): Nest's cameras look the best in your house, have the nicest app, and spectacular 1080p HD resolution. They're also expensive, but a discount helps.
Bose SoundLink Micro for $79 ($20 off): This teeny Bluetooth speaker has an extra passive radiator next to the main driver and sounds way better than any other tiny Bluetooth speaker. This deal is also available at Amazon.
Kelty Discovery Shelter for $78 ($52 off) at REI: This shelter is easy to set up and will provide both sun and rain shelter for your picnics or summer beach excursions.
REI Co-op Backpacking Bundle for $200 ($75 off): If you're an REI member and you've had your eye on a big-ticket item, you can now take 20 percent off anything at REI or REI Outlet. I've been impressed by the value of REI Co-op's camping and backpacking bundles. This one includes a 3-season tent, a 30-degree mummy bag, and an inflatable, insulated sleeping pad.
Topo Athletic Ultraventures for $104 ($26 off) at REI: These plush, hardy sneaks with a big toe box are my favorite trail running shoes .
Manduka eKO Lite Yoga Mat for $40 ($36 off) at Backcountry: Manduka makes the best eco-friendly, high-performance yoga mats, but they're heavy. This travel version weighs four pounds, uses closed-cell cushioning, and will be a lot easier to tote to your hot yoga class.
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