Original post (2/19/2022 11:56 am EST): While Presidents Day weekend isn't known as an especially bountiful time for tech deals, the Dealmaster has dug up a few actually good discounts on worthwhile gadgets, gear, and games all the same.
Our latest roundup of the best tech deals from around the web includes the best price we've tracked on Bose's QuietComfort 45. The noise-canceling headphones are down to $279, which matches the price we saw on Black Friday and marks a $50 drop from Bose's MSRP. While not our top pick among wireless noise cancelers (that honor goes to Sony's WH-1000XM4), the QuietComfort 45 are an alternative pair we recommend to those who are willing to trade some battery life and extra features for a lighter and more comfortable design. Bose also addressed one of the headphones' shortcomings this past week by adding a customizable EQ feature, which lets users adjust the QuietComfort 45's sound profile more to their liking.2021 MacBook Pro review: Yep, it’s what you’ve been waiting forBesides that, we also have deals on the 512GB versions of Apple's latest MacBook Pro laptops. Both the 14- and 16-inch models are $200 off Apple's MSRP, which brings the former down to $1,799 and the latter down to $2,299. The notebooks are still on the expensive side, to put it mildly, but both discounts represent the lowest price we've tracked to date. Our review called the new Pro the best laptop you can buy for heavy-duty content creation and software development last October; if you can live with its high price (and that display notch), the Pro's blazing performance, premium build quality, ample port selection, and excellent display should be up to the mark.
Elsewhere, our roundup includes the lowest price we've seen for Microsoft's Surface Pro 8, which our review called the best Surface for people who want a Surface device. We also have strong discounts on Apple's AirPods Pro and iPad mini, recommended Samsung microSD cards and SSDs, Dell gaming monitors, and more. You can see our full curated list of noteworthy deals available ahead of the holiday below.
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