Despite being last year’s model, the C2 strikes a great balance between performance and price. The newer C3 model offers more computing power and new picture modes, but otherwise it’s a relatively minor update. Like the C3, the 2022 model has a 120Hz refresh rate and Dolby Vision, as well as a variable refresh rate with support for AMD FreeSync Premium and Nvidia G-Sync. The 4K TV also showcases the kind of rich contrast, great viewing angles and inky blacks that OLED TVs are known for, making it a great choice for next-gen gamers or anyone who just wants to binge Succession.
For those entrenched in the Apple world, few smart speakers offer the kind of integration offered by the Second-generation HomePod — which is currently on sale in white at B&H Photo for $279 ($20 off).
While the realm of premium smart speakers has changed somewhat with the recent arrival of the Sonos Era 100 and Era 300, Apple’s latest release still proves that Apple has paid attention to the competition. The resurrected HomePod has slightly better sound than the original model, is equipped with useful temperature and humidity sensors, and functions as a more capable smart home assistant thanks to recent Siri developments and the number of devices now compatible with Apple Home. Plus, the new model supports Apple’s spatial audio feature and can act as a wireless speaker when paired with the latest Apple TV 4K and a modern TV – a boon if you’re already taking advantage of Apple’s ecosystem, especially if you have two to link in stereo.
If you’re the proud owner of a Pixel 6 or 7 series phone and are looking for a charger that really gets the most out of your device, Google’s second-generation Pixel Stand currently matches an all-time low of $59 ($20 off) at Amazon, Best Buy, and the Google Store.
Google’s wireless charger can deliver speeds of up to 23W to compatible Pixel models, but it also offers some Pixel-specific features in addition to fast charging. For example, the handy kickstand can automatically turn on “do not disturb” mode when you place your phone on the charger, and ask your phone to show images from your Google Photos library if you’re someone who likes to look at photos of your kids on your desk. It can handle all your other Qi charging needs too, just in case you have a few Pixel Buds with you.
Spring is here, the weather is starting to change and – for many of us – summer excursions are just around the corner. Fortunately, if you’re not someone who likes to leave their tech at home when camping or doing things off-grid, Anker’s 521 portable power station now matches an all-time low of $186.99 ($63 off) on Amazon.
Like Anker’s better-known chargers, the PowerHouse 521 is both a reliable and convenient way to charge a number of gadgets when you’re away from a reliable power source. The durable station has a built-in floodlight and an LED readout to keep an eye on the output, along with a 256Wh capacity making it suitable for charging phones, laptops, tablets and even small devices. Most importantly, though, it comes equipped with a pair of power outlets, two USB-A ports, and a single USB-C port sharing a total of 200W of power, giving you a convenient way to charge everything in your tech arsenal. load. doesn’t matter where you are.
Update May 12, 2:54 PM ET: Added the current promo available on a single AirTag, bringing the price of the location tracker down to $25 at Amazon and Best Buy.