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Walmart has knocked $100 off these Beats Solo 3 wireless headphones

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This is big: Beats Solo 3 Wireless On-Ear Headphones are currently available for $197, which is over $100 off the listed price of $299.99. 

As over-the-ear headphones go, the Beats Solo 3 headphones are a solid option and it’s easy to see why. You get clean, crisp sound packed into a pair of headphones that sit comfortably thanks to cushioned ear cups. At time of this writing, you can still choose from red, rose gold, silver, and black on sale, so you won’t be skimping on style either.

REVIEW: Beats’ new Solo 3 wireless headphones are a total game changer

The battery will last around 40 hours on a full charge, but if you’re on a time crunch and need some juice, a five-minute charge can provide an additional three hours of battery. If you completely drain them, don’t worry: Just plug in via the included 3.5mm audio cable and go about your day.

There’s a reason these puppies where named a Mashable Choice product in 2016 — now is your chance to get them on sale.

Bose SoundSport Free earbuds are on sale for $50 off at Walmart

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Need a more streamlined way to blast your music or listen to the latest podcast on your commute? It’s time to go completely (like all the way) wireless, my friend.

The Bose SoundSport Free Wireless Headphones are available at Walmart for $199, saving you $50 from the listed $249 price.

If hitting the gym is your thing, the Bose SoundSport Free are some of the best earbuds out there. Since there are no wires involved, you won’t have to worry about any cords flopping around while you run on the treadmill, plus they’re both sweatproof and waterproof.  Thankfully, sound quality is clear and loud too, living up to the Bose name. 

They might only have five hours of battery life, but don’t let that dissuade you. The magnetic charge case can offer an additional five to ten hours to keep your going.

Get the SoundSport Free earbuds from Walmart while you can — we predict this sale will go fast.

Save more than $400 on a refurbished MacBook Pro with the Touch Bar — that’s way cheaper than Apple’s refurb prices

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Just imagine how nice this would look sitting on your desk.
Just imagine how nice this would look sitting on your desk.

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MacBook retailers are seriously trying to clean house, y’all. 

How much do you wanna bet that this could mean a new model is imminent?

Last week, conveniently aligned with the release of the new iPhones and Apple Watch, we saw some pretty wild deals on MacBook Airs and MacBook Pros. If you missed out on those sales and are now feeling major FOMO — don’t. 

Snag a refurbished 2017 MacBook Pro (yes, with the Touch Bar) for a whopping $417 off at the PCMag Shop. Using code SAVE5, the 256 GB model will drop from the original price of $1,699 down to $1,282.50. (You can also opt for the 512 GB model and save $180.) That’s an insane deal — and way cheaper than Apple’s own refurb price for the same exact computer. Good find, guys.

Let’s dive into the specs for a sec: This is the 13.3-inch model from mid 2017 in space grey (the prettiest one of the bunch IMO). Its outstanding feature is Apple’s Touch Bar, a horizontal retina screen that replaces the top row of keys. Here, you can control brightness and volume, browse the web, talk to Siri, use F-keys, send iMessages, and more, as well as activate Touch ID like you would on an iPhone.

The Touch Bar is no full touchscreen, but it’s still pretty handy. Check it out:

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The 2560 x 1600 display is stellar, working in tandem with an Integrated Intel Iris Plus Graphics 650 chip. (Not the greatest for hardcore gaming, but otherwise, it’s more than good enough.) Inside, its Intel Core i5 processor with 3.1 GHz is a straight up powerhouse and is ideal for creative endeavors like editing videos, graphic design, running Adobe, and other things of the like that slower laptops have trouble handling. RAM is 8 GB, you can choose between 256 GB and 512 GB of SSD, and there are four thunderbolt ports, three USB-C ports, and a headphone jack. (Take advantage of getting a MacBook with a headphone jack while you still can.)

And no, buying a refurbished device is not the same as buying a used one off Craigslist. This is a Grade A refurbished Mac, which means it’s essentially like new. However, if you really don’t trust the whole “refurbished” thing or are paranoid about keeping your new baby safe, you’ll be glad to know that a 60-day warranty comes with your purchase and can be upgraded to a two-year or three-year plan. (Just get the warranty and you can relax, okay?)

With your purchase, you’ll also receive a $50 gift card for anything else in the PCMag Shop website. New Beats headphones, anyone? Plus, shipping is free and there’s no tax unless you live in CT, NJ, TX, or NY. 

Save $417 on the 256 GB model here or $180 on the 512 GB model here.

These $50 wireless earbuds can apparently last up to 60 hours

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Bluetooth earbuds are here to stay. Now that more and more electronic devices are doing away with the headphone jack, we must accept the fact that wired earphones will eventually be extinct. Before we know it, they will belong in the pile of gone but never forgotten tech items like floppy disks, beepers, and Walkmans (RIP). 

And so we’re left with no choice but to embrace the wireless revolution.

If you’re ready to go shopping for your first pair, the NOVA True Wireless Earbuds could be a good place to start. Equipped with Bluetooth 4.1 technology, these earbuds have simple one-touch controls you can use to respond to calls quickly, and the included small, medium, and large earplugs help you get a good fit. You also never have to worry about recharging regularly, as these little guys can apparently last up to 60 hours with help from the accompanying charging case. (Use it to juice up your other devices in a pinch too.)

Regularly $79, you can get these earbuds on sale for $49 — a savings of 73%.

Grab a Sky Sports Month Pass for only £16.99, saving yourself 50%

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A good month for sport.
A good month for sport.

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There is an absolute bucketload of great sport on at the moment. Aren’t we spoilt!

The Premier League and F1 continue to tick along nicely, delivering jaw-dropping monents almost every week. And oh yeah the Ryder Cup is just around the corner.

With all that action happening throughout the next month, now could be the perfect time to scoop Sky Sports’ latest deal through NOW TV.

You can now get yourself a Sky Sports Month Pass for just £16.99, a healthy drop from the usual £33.99. This means you can stream every eagle, birdie, and putt from the much anticipated Ryder Cup from the comfort of your home on NOW TV.

Alternatively, you can choose from a day or week pass and enjoy unlimited access to 10 Sky Sports channels with a Sky Sports Mobile Month Pass for nothing (worth £5.99).