November is the best time to get your holiday shopping done. You can avoid shipping delays and shortages by getting your order in as soon as possible. Target is having an early holiday sale and many of our favourite gadgets, including kitchen and gaming equipment, are on sale. Be aware that these deals are only available until Saturday so make sure you grab the gear you want while they're still available.
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Razer Viper Photograph: Razer
Razers Viper series can be used both left-handed and right-handed. Razers' standard Viper mouse is slimmer than other models, making it ideal for those with smaller hands. The switches feel tactile and the RGB lighting is great fun.
Gaming mice don't have to be costly to be effective. The HyperX Pulsefire core proves it's all-around solid. It offers good performance, a small size, and is affordable. Check out our list of the Best Gaming Mice.
A great way to spice up your gaming setup is to upgrade your gaming monitor. LG's UltraGear 24-inch monitor features 1080p resolution and FreeSync to ensure seamless compatibility with AMD graphics card. This monitor's 144-Hz refresh speed makes for smooth gameplay.
The LG 27-inch UltraGear is slightly larger than the previous model. This monitor has a refresh rate of 240 Hz, which means that you will get fluid-smooth gaming if your gaming computer is capable. This monitor is optimized for GSync, Nvidia's answer to AMDs freeSync. It works best when paired with an Nvidia graphic card.
Deals for the Kitchen and Home
Dyson V8 Photo: Dyson
A cordless stick vacuum is an essential tool for daily chores. This is the best price we have seen on this classic. It's so simple to pick up a lightweight, cordless vacuum and do a quick cleanup of a carpet or room. There's no need to haul out a large wired vacuum. For more information, see our Best Dyson Vacs Guide.
KitchenAid Professional 5-Quart Mixer Photograph: Target
A KitchenAid is the best. This model is the professional model. It features an arm that can move up and down to position the bowl. It is compatible with all KitchenAid accessories, and has a long-lasting and legendary build quality.
The Instant Pot can be used as a pressure cooker or rice cooker, which is a great addition to your kitchen. The 6-quart model is ideal for two to three people, or one person who likes plenty of leftovers. Even if you use it for rice cooking, it's still a worthwhile investment.
A robot vacuum is a great way to keep your floors clean, especially if you have pets. While you will still need a regular vacuum to clean deep and spot-cleaning, robot vacs can be handy. iRobot is one of our favorites. Check out our Best Robot Vacuums Guide for more information.
Photograph by Nest
This is a brand-new security camera that Google launched a few months back. The battery lasts for about a month and can be quickly charged with the charger. Mount the mounting plate and the camera will stick to it magnetically. It won't require you to remove anything to recharge. The motion detector works well and we love the 1080p video quality. It requires a Google account to use the Google Home app.
Smart displays are a useful addition to any smart home. You can control other smart home devices via voice or touch. Google's Nest Hub uses Google Assistant. You can ask it any question you would type into Google Search, and usually get an answer. It can be placed in a bedroom or kitchen and has no camera. It can be connected to a Google Photos account, which will allow it to act as a digital frame for most of the time.
You don't even need a screen. Nest Audio (8/10 WIRED Recommends), is a smart speaker that anyone can use with Google Assistant. The sound quality is great and it can be paired with two to get excellent stereo performance. It can be asked anything, set timers or simply play music.
The instant camera is making a comeback and it's for good reasons! These cameras are great fun to bring along, especially for parties and celebrations. We love the Fujifilm Instax Mini 11 because it is affordable and comes in stylish colors. More information and recommendations are available in our new Best Instant Cameras Guide.
Headphone and TV Deals
Sony WH1000XM4. Photograph by Sony
These headphones are recommended by WIRED as the best for most people (9/10). They are lightweight and comfortable. The earpads are soft and seal in the music. They are stylish and sleek, too. You can read more about our selection of wireless headphones.
TCL produces some of the best TVs available on the market. The 6-Series is our favorite TV. The 5-Series is our top pick for budget-minded people, but the 4-Series is a temptingly affordable option. Although its HDR performance may not be as impressive as the 6-Series', you can still save hundreds of dollars. We've collected a bunch of other amazing TVs for sale.
The earphones have a grippy arm that wraps around your ears and provides a secure fit. We were able to get around 9 hours of use from one charge. They have the same amazing Beats headphones sound quality that we are used to. Beats is offering a $50 discount on a newer model.
Jabras Elite Active 85t Wireless Earbuds have been a favorite of ours. The 75t is the older, cheaper model. These earbuds have a similar design that fits snugly in your ears. They also feature the same noise cancellation technology as the 85t. You will feel the in-ear design a little more secure in your ears.
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