The nice thing about the entry-level M2-powered MacBook Air is the fact that it’s relatively affordable (for a Mac, of course). But that low price comes with a drawback: It’s not powerful enough for the most demanding creative work. Fortunately, today’s $500 discount is on The 14-inch MacBook Pro It means you can buy a laptop that’s an absolute powerhouse for content creation at the closest entry-level price to the M2 Air.
Now, the laptop equipped with the M1 Pro is For sale at Best Buy With 16GB of RAM and 512GB of storage for $1,599 ($400), that’s just $100 more than buying the M2-equipped MacBook Air with 512GB of storage and half the RAM. What’s more, the 14-inch MacBook Pro supports up to two external displays instead of one, while offering a nicer Mini LED display and better battery life. And while it’s not quite as fast as the new M2-equipped MacBook Pro, the M1 Pro model from 2021 is still fast and — at that price — cheaper, too. Read our Macbook Pro 2021 review.
Alternatively, if your MacBook Pro is too expensive and you don’t need all that much power, Apple’s M2-powered Mac Mini He is Down to $699.99 ($100 off) at Amazon. That’s a new all-time low on this particular configuration, which offers 512GB of storage, 8GB of RAM, an eight-core CPU, and a 10-core GPU.
Overall, the new Mini is faster than its M1-equipped predecessor and is a good desktop for everyday computing needs with enough power to handle even some light video work. It also touts future-friendly specifications like Wi-Fi 6E and Bluetooth 5.3, along with an HDMI 2.0 output, an Ethernet port, a 3.5mm headphone jack, and other ports. Just keep in mind that you’ll have to provide your own monitor, keyboard, and mouse because the Mac Mini doesn’t come with these. Read our review of the Mac Mini powered by the M2 Pro.
If you are looking for a decent pair of wireless noise canceling earphones, you can currently get these Amazon Echo buds of the second generation With a wireless charging case for $99.99 ($40 off). AmazonAnd best buyAnd Goal, which is just $10 less than its all-time low. You can also buy it with a wired charging case for $79.99 ($40 off) at Amazon And Goal.
For the price, the earbuds offer a solid mix of good sound quality and effective noise cancellation, with perks like an excellent passthrough mode for when you need to hear your surroundings. The noise cancellation may not be on par with more premium earbuds like Sony’s WF-1000XM4, but it still manages to reduce noise well enough. Plus, it supports Alexa hands-free commands, so you can make music requests and control smart home devices with just your voice. Read our review.
We’ve got a good deal for Nintendo Switch fans who travel a lot and want to connect their console to a TV or other big screen. Now, you can buy Genki Cover Dock For $59.99 ($15 off) from Genki. The accessory looks like a pocketable version of the standard Switch dock, so you can easily carry it around on the go, yet it also comes with multiple ports. Includes one 30W USB-C PD port plus USB-C and HDMI outputs. And to top it all off, the dock also comes with three international adapters. Read our review.
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