This week, Fitbit released its new, lower-priced offerings, the Inspire HR and the Versa Lite. Senior writer Lauren Goode posited that they are intended to undercut the Apple Watch. But if you're still lusting after Apple's fitness-focused wearable, we found a great deal on the Apple Watch Series 3 that almost puts it within the same price range ( almost ).
This week, we also have a fantastic, limited-time offer: $5 for a 1-year WIRED subscription . The $5 gives you unlimited, ad-free access to articles on Wired.com and a year of monthly print issues (if desired). Subscribing helps support the great reporting the teams here put out every day. That WIRED deal is, of course, in addition to the many other deals below on laptops, Legos, and more.
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The Apple Watch Series 3 Is $80 Off From Amazon
Sure, we love the Apple Watch Series 4. But if you don't need to monitor your heart's electrical activity, the Series 3 is still a fantastic, fitness-focused wearable. It's waterproof for swimmers and has a Life Alert if your HR goes bonkers. Right now, it's $80 off in a variety of colors and sizes from Amazon. ( Best Buy also has the deal.)
9 Great Audio and Electronics Deals
Funcl W1 Earbuds for $24 ($24 off) : Funcl is offering WIRED readers an exclusive deal with the code WIREDONLY. The Funcl W1 made our list of favorite cheap earbuds.
Sennheiser HD 4.50 Noise Canceling Wireless Headphones for $100 ($80 off) : No, these aren't our absolute favorite wireless headphones, but they get the job done for a much more reasonable price.
Samsung Pro Endurance 128-GB MicroSD Card for $40 : This MicroSD card is designed specifically for video-monitoring cameras, like dashcams or security cameras.
Harman Kardon Omni 10 Plus for $80 ($170 off) : Harman Kardon's wireless speaker comes with access to Spotify Connect and has Chromecast built in.
Dell XPS 13 Laptop—Core i7, 4K Touchscreen—for $999 ($700 off) : This is a fantastic price on Dell's slim, small, ultraportable laptop.
Samsung 10,000 mAh portable battery with USB-C in pink for $16 ($19 off) : Everyone always needs a portable battery. Especially one that's pink! This holds three to four phone charges.
Yooka-Laylee for Nintendo Switch for $20 ($20 off) : This is a very entertaining 3D platform game with beautiful worlds, funny characters, and a great price. It's from some of the developers behind the classic Banjo Kazooie games on the Nintendo 64.
Monoprice MP 32-Inch QHD Monitor for $200 ($100 off) : This is a fantastically-priced monitor with HDR, FreeSync for gaming, and a lot of options for inputs.
Dell G3 15 Gaming Laptop starting at $698 ($142 off) : It's worth poking around Dell's semi-annual sale, which is running through March 18. Use code SAVE17 for an extra 17 percent off.
8 Home and Outdoor Deals
Dyson V6 Fluffy Vacuum with Extra Tool Kit for $150 ($150 off) : This quick, convenient stick vacuum is best for homes with hard floors.
Eufy RoboVac 25C for $200 ($50 off) : This is another version of one of our favorite robot vacuums, with 1500Pa of suction power and connectivity to an app.
Neato D4 Connected for $299 ($230 off) : Neato's robot vacuums provide the deepest clean of any that we've tried, and this is the lowest price we've ever seen on their Connected line.
TP-Link Kasa Smart Wi-Fi Plug Mini 2-Pack for $30 ($15 off) : Smart plugs are one of the best ways to cut down on your extraneous energy usage.
Instant Pot Lux60 6-Quart Cooker for $69 ($30 off) : We love us any and all Instant Pots.
Philips Wake-Up Light Alarm Clock for $105 ($33 off) : Are you having trouble waking up with Daylight Saving Time? This sunrise simulator might help you out.
Wolf & Grizzly M1 Portable Grill for $90 ($20 off) : Huckberry's spring cleaning sale is still going on. Bringing a light, stainless steel grill grate instead of a camping stove is an ace decision if you're going to build a campfire, anyway.
Helinox Beach Chair for $105 ($45 off) : Helinox's beach chairs are pricey but worth it if you can find them on sale. This comfy camping chair has a superlight aluminum alloy frame, is stable in soft sand, and can support up to 320 pounds.
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Apple Watch 4 Adds ECG, EKG, and More Heart-Monitoring CapabilitiesIf you ever wondered what the Apple Watch is really for, that's no longer a question—at least, not for Apple.The new Apple Watch Series 4, revealed by Apple earlier today, underscores that some of the watch's most important features are its health and fitness-tracking functions.