Can we pause for a moment to focus on deals that have nothing to do with Black Friday? Yes, please! Here's a handful of excellent items that all happen to be on sale today. (By the way, if you don't mind deals that do concern Black Friday, here's a roundup of -- which fits today's theme.)
5 Gears of War Xbox games for $26
Calling all Xbox One owners! For a limited time, CDKeys has the Gears 5 Bundle Pack for $25.99. That nets you not only Gears 5, which runs $39 all by itself at Amazon, but also Gears of War 2, 3, 4 and Ultimate Edition. You'll receive codes for instant digital redemption (meaning downloads rather than boxed copies).
TaoTronics LED Desk Lamp with Qi pad: $27
Desk lamps have evolved. This one, for example, features a long LED panel that spreads out the light, seven brightness options and five light-temperature options -- all combining to give you exactly the lighting experience you need. Oh, yeah: It has a Qi pad as well, so lay your phone on it for easy recharging. It also has a USB port for charging stuff the old-fashioned way (you know, with a cord).
It typically sells for around $40, but for a limited time, and while supplies last, the TaoTronics LED Desk Lamp with Qi pad is just $26.99 with promo code CNETDSKLMP.
A full-featured smartwatch for $22.59
Can a super-cheap smartwatch possibly be any good? This one is actually pretty solid. For a limited time, and while supplies last, SmartWear Tech via Amazon has the BingoFit Eden smartwatch for $22.59. That's after clipping the on-page $5-off coupon and then applying promo code ZY3GQHTP at checkout.
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Add a headphone jack to your USB-C phone or tablet for $14
No headphone jack? No problem. This ESR two-in-one USB-C headphone jack adapter is just $13.99 when you clip the on-page $2-off coupon and apply promo code LYD7CHBH. It's a dongle that plugs into a USB-C port on your phone or tablet, including both a Power Delivery-compatible USB-C port and a 3.5mm headphone jack.
Aukey USB and wireless power bank: $15
Aukey's new Sprint Wireless 8,000-mAh power bank is just $15 with promo code cheapskate. Regular price: $35. Not much larger than your phone, the Sprint offers not only USB-C and USB Type-A ports (the latter supporting Quick Charge 3.0), but also a Qi charging pad.
Even if you can't use one of these yourself, it would make an excellent gift. At $15, I think it's a steal.
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