It’s time to do some spring cleaning, but let’s be smart about it, both with the technology we buy to help us and with the money we spend.
Wellbots has an additional special discount on one of the most popular and affordable iRobot robovacs, and it’s exclusive to Edge readers From now until Sunday, April 10, you can get the Roomba i3 Plus for $459 when you use the code VERGE40. This promo code takes an additional $40 off the already discounted price of $499. It’s not the lowest price we’ve seen for this robot vacuum, but it’s the best price since early 2022, and since iRobot added more features like smart mapping via a firmware update, making it an even better value. Also, if you’re in the US, you may not have to pay sales tax to shop at Wellbots, depending on the state you live in.
The Roomba i3 Plus is a great robot vacuum that automatically empties its dustbin into the included cleaning station, holds over a month of dirt, and has the aforementioned mapping intelligence that makes it a more efficient cleaning companion. It also has programmable exclusion zones to ensure you focus on the rooms in your home that you want. Plus, its rollers are designed to tackle long hair and pet hair without excessive tangling or clogging. It’s really hard to beat the capabilities of this robot vacuum without spending, well, hundreds more.
Microsoft is selling select configurations of its convertible Surface Laptop Studio for up to $300 off – plinth and all. The base model comes with an 11th Gen Intel Core i5 CPU, 16GB RAM, 256GB SSD, and integrated Intel Iris Xe graphics for $1,422.99 ($177 off). That’s not quite so low of a price as we saw at the end of last year in this basic model.
The biggest savings are reserved for the upgraded model that packs the same specs but doubles the storage to a 512GB SSD. That one will set you back $1,549.99 ($250 off). If you crave a discrete GPU, you can spec the Surface Laptop Studio with a Core i7 CPU, 16GB of RAM, 512GB SSD, and a mid-range Nvidia RTX 3050 Ti for $1,863.99 ($236 off).
Even at a discount, these prices may not be for the faint of heart. Microsoft’s Surface line rarely offers the best value next to other similarly configured laptops. But they usually make up for it with excellent build quality. The Surface Laptop Studio, in particular, is unlike anything else on the market. Its two-hinged design to hold the touchscreen like a drawing tablet is perfect for use with a stylus. If you’re a creator who can get past this laptop’s short battery life and limited port selection, it offers you a unique experience. read our review.
If the other major component of your desktop setup, your mouse, needs an upgrade, Dell has a great deal on the Logitech MX Master 3 Advanced. With an electromagnetic scroll wheel that helps navigate long documents and websites quickly, and a rechargeable battery that lasts up to 70 days before needing a recharge via its USB-C port, this popular Bluetooth mouse is ideal for work. . Its laser works on almost any surface and can be varied from 200 to 4000 DPI to adjust the sensitivity of your mouse exactly to your liking.
Dell has it for the usual price of $99.99, but you’ll get a $40 digital gift card along with iteasily paying for something else in the future, as Dell’s site offers webcams, headsets, and even some gaming accessories. Read our practical impressions.
TCL’s 55-inch 6-series 4K TV has been a regular guest at our edge deals coverage this week. First, Best Buy impressed us with a price drop that dropped it to $659.99 (normally $949.99), but the retailer recently lowered the price even further. Now you can get the Series 6 equipped with 55-inch Mini LED for $619.99 ($330 discount). Rest assured that if you have already opted for the above offer, can get the new honest price. Best Buy also has the 65-inch version for $999.99 ($300 off), which is also a solid deal if you want to go bigger.
Highlights of this model include its Mini LED backlight, which offers more brightness and more precise lighting than standard LED backlit panels. Not to mention, it uses a layer of quantum dots for brighter contrast, so bringing the two technologies together packs a punch for movies, games, and more. For gamers, this TV features two HDMI 2.1 ports, supporting 4K gaming at up to 120Hz, depending on the game. read our review.