It's the first of October and it's officially spooky season. The fear of having a package stolen off your porch is something that I am sure all of us are excited about. A video doorbell can be used to watch over your front stoop.

There is a wired version of the Eufy dual video doorbell on sale at Amazon or Eufy for less than $150. Amazon requires you to use the $50 on-page coupon, while Eufy has a coupon code that you can use at checkout. One lens of the Eufy is to see who is at your door and the other is to show any packages left at the door.

The special feature of the Eufy dual is that you don't have to subscribe to it every month. This wired model with an included chime has 8 gigabytes of local storage that can be used for up to 90 days of 2K video, and you can even use it with either a smart home system or a voice activated device. The dual was our pick for the best video doorbell without a subscription because it was the only one we could find that didn't require a subscription. The battery-powered version was reviewed.

It's hard to beat Ring when it comes to video doorbells. Some of the cheap models that the company has are included. Right now you can get the standard wireless Ring Video Doorbell from 2020 for $699.99 from Amazon or Best Buy. It has features like night vision and a long battery life. You can get the wired-only Ring Doorbell of 2021. for just $39.99 from Ring.

The more robust features like video history, person alert, and helpful notifications are locked behind the paywall of a Ring Protect Plan. You have to use smart devices to use a ring. Local law enforcement may or may not be comfortable with sharing your footage with them.

Ring Video Doorbell Wired (2021)

$64.9938% off

This is Ring's smallest and cheapest doorbell, which has many of the same features as the more expensive Rings, but doesn't have a battery-powered option. It can only be used as a doorbell It is compatible with the echo and offers custom motion detection zones.

At Target and Amazon, the latest Echo Show 5 smart display is on sale for $34.99. This is the lowest price we have ever seen, it matches the all-time low we see on Black Friday or Prime Day. While Amazon announced all kinds of new devices, including a new Echo Show 5 of 2021. The inexpensive and often-discounted device is easy to use. It serves a user best as a bedside smart display for showing the weather and news first thing in the morning, acting as a very smart alarm clock with easy access toAlexa voice control for your smart home

Amazon Echo Show 5 (second-gen)

$84.9959% off

There is an ideal display for a nightstand. You can use your voice to set alarms, play music, control smart displays, and more. To snooze the alarm, you have to tap the top of the show.

$34.99 at Amazon$34.99 at Target

The second-gen Fire TV Cube is going to be phased out and replaced by a new device. October 29th is when the new fabric-clad Fire TV streaming box will be available for a higher price. It is time for some early fire sales on the new model since it supports wi-fi 6E and has a passthrough for your cable box.

The soon-to-be last-gen Fire TV Cube is for sale at a discounted price. That is less expensive than the full price of the streamer and less expensive than any regular sale price you would find on new stock. The deal comes with a one-year warranty from Amazon, which makes it even sweeter. You don't normally see that, and it makes opting for this 4K- capable box with Dolby Vision still respectable in 2022. We recommend you to read our review.

Ladies and gentlemen, a few more deals:

There is a refurbished version of the Gradient Ambiance Smart Lightstrip 2m / 6ft Base Kit that is available for $106.99. The lights have orange and purple accents, but they only have a 90 day warranty. Are you looking for an inexpensive hub for a laptop? At Amazon, the 341 7-in-1 hub is just $29.74, which is $5 off. There are ports for HDMI-out, twoUSB-A, and twoUSB-C. At Eneba, you can get God of War for PC for $23.30 with a promo code. It is a good time to catch up on God of War, as it is coming to PS4 and PS5 in November. You can play this version on a steam deck. You can read our interview.