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You know me: cheap everything all the time. But does that mean we have to sacrifice the good stuff? The premium products? Not today! I've rounded up three high-end items now selling for considerably less than usual. Starting with everyone's favorite action cam...
Not that long ago, the GoPro Hero3+ Silver Edition was the "affordable" alternative to GoPro's then-flagship Black Edition: The action cams were priced at $299 and $399, respectively.
For a limited time, and while supplies last, which may not be long, based on the number already sold, GoPro has the refurbished Hero3+ Silver Edition for $134 shipped, available on eBay. (Take note that shipping is estimated to take place between November 2-16, so hopefully you're not in a rush.) That's $15 less than the last time this model was on sale.
As refurbs go, this is as good as it gets: factory-sealed with a one-year warranty, same as new GoPros. And although this is no longer a state-of-the-art model, CNET awarded it a 7.5 rating and praised its "excellent HD video with recording options up to 1080p at 60fps and the same design as the company's other cameras so you have access to a large selection of accessories and mounts."
I don't know about you, but when I'm strapping a camera to a drone, I'm a lot more comfortable with a $134 passenger than a $400 one.
The best bang for your Bluetooth buck
Looking for an awesome speaker to pair with your Amazon Echo Dot? For once, let's skip the low-end little guys and look at something an audiophile would appreciate.
For a limited time, and while supplies last, you can get the recertified Harman Kardon Onyx Studio Bluetooth speaker for $69.99 shipped. That's the lowest price I've seen on this model, which routinely sells for at least $119.
The Onyx looks a lot spiffier than your average speaker. For starters, it's round. A built-in stand props it up, so what you see is a cool-looking black circle. It's also rechargeable, so you can move it around the house without having to keep it near a power outlet.
Beneath that circular surface lies a four-channel audio system that delivers impressive bass response and louder-than-you'd-expect volume. That helps explain the stellar reviews from pros and users alike. The only real downside: There's no auxiliary input for connecting non-Bluetooth devices.
A rare deal on Evernote Premium
Earlier this year, Evernote ticked off, well, pretty much everyone with a steep and unexpected price-hike. And deals on upper-tier subscriptions have been few and far between.
Until now. If you own an Amazon device that can run apps, you can get a one-year subscription to Evernote Premium for $35. Regular price: $70.
The catch is that you must download Evernote from Amazon's Appstore, then upgrade to Premium via that app. No compatible device? I don't see any reason you couldn't, say, borrow a friend's Fire tablet, set up your account, and pay them back the $35. Just take note of whether there's automatic renewal and whether or not it gets charged to their Amazon account.
What do you think? Is $35 a fair price for Premium? Don't mull it over too long -- the offer ends tomorrow.