The sun is shining, so of course I just want to grab a glass of rosé and sit outside with my friends. Unfortunately, drinking wine while on a deadline is usually frowned upon. If you too are staring out your office window, I’ve rounded up eight deals to help you get through the workday, from some of our favorite laptops to a white noise machine to help you relax.
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Work from home offers
Asus Chromebook Flip C434
Not all office supplies are created equal. Cords fray, laptops run slowly and those old headphones on your desk are just starting to get boring. Whether you’re working at home, in the office, or a hybrid of both, these deals let you upgrade your work gear wherever you are.
Our favorite Chromebook is over 25 percent off this week. The two-in-one laptop offers flexibility, so you can easily work at your desk (laptop mode) and browse Netflix at night (portrait mode). It usually sells for $520, so this is a great opportunity to upgrade.
If you’re tired of lugging around a clunky laptop, opt for something a little more luxurious. We really like the Samsung Galaxy Chromebook 2 for its slimmer profile, bright screen, and overall good build. While it regularly drops to $549, it’s still a good price to grab.
Apple AirPods Max
Apple’s nostalgia is real, as Hulu’s The Dropout vividly portrays the iPhone drop in 2007. While nothing will top the hype of the day, we think the AirPods Max (8/10, WIRED recommended) are still pretty exciting. They are stylish, noise canceling and produce great sound. While $30 may not seem like much of a discount, Apple products don’t go on sale very often.
Constantly tapping someone else’s keyboard can be quite distracting. Our favorite option for the office, this Bose drowns out the noise so well that you don’t have to worry about your roommate playing Silk Chiffon repeatedly or your co-worker’s endless Slack notifications. The price of the 700 fluctuates a bit, but tends to sit at $379 most of the time.
To get off work
Dreamegg portable white noise machine
No one wants to take work home, especially if their office is their home. When you unsubscribe, it’s important to check your professional life, whether it’s through your favorite hobby or a good night’s sleep. These deals can help get rid of nagging work thoughts and help you relax.
There’s nothing worse than signing out to see all the chores you have on your to-do list. A robot vacuum cleaner can at least remove one for you. The G30 Edge features laser mapping and a slim shape that’s great for getting all the dust bunnies out from under your furniture. This isn’t the lowest price we’ve seen, but we think $240 is a solid deal.
Gaming can be a great way to step into a world other than work. One way to make this even better is with a good gaming headset. Although this headset is optimized for Playstation, it is also compatible with other gaming systems. With 50 percent off an already relatively low price, now is a great time to get ready for your favorite game.
If you find yourself working when you should be in your yum, it can be helpful to have tools that lull you to sleep, such as a white noise machine. The Dreamegg Portable White Noise Machine fits easily into any room with its small profile, so you can dream away anywhere. It features 11 sounds, three timer settings and USB-C charging. With this discount, you count fewer dollars than sheep.
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